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Challenge of otherness

April 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Why should we remember the genocide of Armenians? The sceptics would say that it’s just political correctness – the need to denounce any measure driven by identity pseudo-imperatives....

Business»

Philip Morris Romania, a top-level company on the Romanian market

Philip Morris Romania, a top-level company on the Romanian market

April 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
* Philip Morris Romania close to having almost 1,000 employees * Otopeni plant’s production capacity one of the highest in Central and Eastern Europe * A record high of...

Politics»

Basescu, new attack against Justice: There are prosecutors seeking scalps to hang them to their belts!

Basescu, new attack against Justice: There are prosecutors seeking scalps to hang them to their belts!

April 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Ex-President Traian Basescu declared on Monday, in a phone intervention for the station B1 TV, that justice should get used to the fact that it is a topic for debates. Traian...

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Raids at Timisoara Townhall in a file of nationalized houses sales towards tenants

Raids at Timisoara Townhall in a file of nationalized houses sales towards tenants

April 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) prosecutors completed searches at the Timisoara Townhall, in a file targeting the sale of nationalized houses to their tenants,...

World»

PM Ponta in Strasbourg: Romania, Bulgaria should get equal CVM treatment with other EU states

PM Ponta in Strasbourg: Romania, Bulgaria should get equal CVM treatment with other EU states

April 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Romania and Bulgaria should be treated like all the other 26 member states of the European Union as regards the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) on the Judiciary,...

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Basescu, new attack against Justice: There are prosecutors seeking scalps to hang them to their belts!

Ex-President Traian Basescu declared on Monday, in a phone intervention for the station B1 TV, that justice should get used to the fact that it is a topic for debates. Traian Basescu’s intervention came after former Government spokesperson Mirel Palada pointed out that the ex-President had declared, in the past, that certain people should go [...]

Raids at Timisoara Townhall in a file of nationalized houses sales towards tenants

The National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) prosecutors completed searches at the Timisoara Townhall, in a file targeting the sale of nationalized houses to their tenants, based on Law no. 112 / 1995. Among the beneficiaries, there are magistrates, police officers and several Roma families. According to legal sources, DNA prosecutors are completing searches at the Timisoara [...]

Tariceanu: On Wednesday, I’m going to send invitation letter to the CSM for informal meeting

Senate Speaker Calin Popescu-Tariceanu on Wednesday announced that he will send an invitation to the Supreme Council of Magistracy (CSM) to participate in the “informal” meeting of the Standing Bureau of the Upper Chamber of the Romanian Parliament. “Tomorrow I’m going to send an invitation letter to the CSM to participate in the informal meeting,” [...]

Sebastian Ghita and Iulian Hertanu’s wealths, sequestrated

The prosecutors of the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) sequestrated the wealth of Iulian Hertanu, the brother-in-law of Prime Minister Victor Ponta. Also, Sebastian Ghita, involved himseld in the European funds fraud file related to works of extension of pipes in the city Comarnic, appeared on Tuesday morning at the DNA headquarters in Ploiesti to be [...]

Anticorruption prosecutors ask preventive arrest of former MP Attila Marko

National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) prosecutors asked the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ), Romania’s Supreme Court) to place under 30-day arrest pending trial former MP Attila Marko; the measure should be taken in absentia, as the suspect is not currently in the country. Marko is accused of aggravated office abuse for his own or [...]

Posters used by Ponta to present his balance, harshly criticised

Victor Ponta celebrated on Monday three years since he became the Head of the Government with a series of controversial statements and electoral posters. A poster showing Elena Udrea handcuffed announced that USL partially completed their promise to send the former Tourism Minister and Traian Basescu behind bars. Another poster of Klaus Iohannis suggested that [...]

Senate appoints Radu Boroianu president of Romanian Cultural Institute

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Philip Morris Romania, a top-level company on the Romanian market

* Philip Morris Romania close to having almost 1,000 employees * Otopeni plant’s production capacity one of the highest in Central and Eastern Europe * A record high of almost 23 billion cigarettes produced in 2014   On Tuesday we saw for the first time the production line of a cigarette plant. Not just any [...]

Companies that rekindle Romanian industry: Braiconf – big plans to boost market share

Braila-based shirt producer Braiconf SA plans to hike its network of stores from 15 units today to 20-25 in the next five years, which translates into an expansion of 1-2 stores per year. The goal is to boost the market share of its own products, considering that lohn production in Romania faces serious competition from [...]

Aerostar Bacau to pay dividends of 13.5 mln lei for 2014

Aerostar Bacau, an aircraft production and maintenance company, will pay dividends totaling 13.55 million lei for 2014, with the value of a gross dividend having been set at 0.089 lei per share, according to report submitted to the Bucharest Stock Exchange late last week. The distribution of dividends will be made in line with the [...]