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Modifications of Tax Code and Law repealing 102 non-fiscal taxes, rates to come into...

The modifications brought to the Tax Code at the beginning of this year, the Law repealing 102 non-fiscal rates and taxes and the elimination...

BNR: About 6,000 debt discharge notifications at 2016-end, 2pct of maximum admissible level

The number of debt discharge notifications reached 6,400 at the end of 2016 and the volume of notified loans stands at 1.8 - 1.9...

Irish European Affairs Minister: We support Romania and Bulgaria’s Schengen accession bid

Ireland supports Romania and Bulgaria's desire to join the Schengen Area, Irish Minister for European Affairs, the EU digital single market and data protection...

President urges fresh graduates of National Institute of Magistracy to resist all pressure, as...

President Klaus Iohannis told the graduates of the National Magistracy Institute on Tuesday that the law and the Constitution stand above any political bias...

President Iohannis: CSAT endorses budgets of national security institutions

President Klaus Iohannis announced on Tuesday that CSAT issued a favourable report on the budgets of national security institutions, but criticised the overall draft...

Calin Popescu Tariceanu to convene ordinary session of the Senate on Wednesday

Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu has convened the Senate for the first ordinary session this year on Wednesday, February 1st. “Based on Article 66, paragraphs...

Ludovic Orban acquitted in case concerning campaign contribution he allegedly demanded for last year’s...

High Court of Justice (ICCJ) magistrates have acquitted Ludovic Orban, former National Liberal Party (PNL) candidate for the Bucharest City Hall, in the legal...

New reactions to the Gov’t drafts to amend the criminal legislation

PNL's Turcan: It would be a disaster for Romanian society to assist to a Power that legalizes theft   The interim head of the National Liberal...

CSAT meeting discusses budget draft for national security institutions

Romania's Supreme Council for National Defence (CSAT) meeting held in order to analyse the budget draft regarding institutions in the domain of national security...

CNA’s Jucan: CSM never exerted pressures on CNA

The Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) never exerted pressures on the National Audiovisual Council of Romania (CNA), member of the CNA Valentin-Alexandru Jucan stated...

Liviu Dragnea at ICCJ: “I’m helped by no pardon. Romania is the land of...

Present on Tuesday at the High Court of Justice and Cassation (ICCJ), for the first court hearing of the trial in which he is...

Sunday evening’s protests against changes to criminal law seen by politicians and international press

Tens of thousands packed the Bucharest University Square in Bucharest on Sunday starting at 17:00 hrs to protest the planned pardon ordinance and the...

Peace And Development. Not Just In Words, But In Practice

Sustaining peace is understood as a goal and a process to building a common vision of a society, ensuring that the needs of all...

Head of Romanian Navy Staff to welcome visit by MARCOM Allied Maritime Command

The Head of the Navy Staff (SMFN), Rear Admiral Dr. Alexandru Mirsu is going to welcome on February 2, in Bucharest, the Head of...

Polemics on the cooperation protocol between Prosecutors and SRI

*Despite some opinions admitting there have been mixed operative teams, DNA denies any cooperation with SRI    The National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) states in a release...

Eurostat: Romanians produce least municipal waste per capita in EU, but do not recycle

The countries with the lowest waste amounts produced in the EU, in 2015, are Romania and Poland with less than 300 kg per capita,...

INS: Number of construction authorizations for residential buildings decrease 1.2pct last year

The number of construction authorizations for residential buildings decreased 1.2pct last year, compared to 2015, to 38,653, a press release of the National Institute...

Nicusor Dan reacts to accusation that USB received illegal campaign contributions: All absurd accusations...

Nicusor Dan, president of Save Romania Union (USR) – the political party that “swallowed” the Save Bucharest Union (USB) –, reacted on Monday to...

Sea Shield 17 multinational exercise to reunite 2,800 militaries from several states

The militaries with the Naval Forces will participate, February 1 through 10, in the multinational exercise Sea Shield 17 in which NATO standard procedures...

Animal performances removed from activity scope of Bucharest’s ‘Globus’ Circus & Variety Company

Under a freshly adopted decision of the General Council of the Bucharest Municipality, animal performances will no longer be included in the activity scope...

Young people want to put Ploiesti on Europe’s map

Young generation of the Prahova County’s Capital want to add to titles already established of the city in which they live, namely “Caragiale’s city”...

Vodafone certified as the “Best in Test” mobile network in Romania for the third...

For the third year in a row, Vodafone Romania has been certified as “Best in Test” mobile network in Romania for the...

Consul of Chile in Romania, Rodrigo Guzmán Barros, launches poetry book

This Wednesday, 1st of February will take place the official launch of the poetry book "Prontuario Poético / Cazier Poetic" written by the Consul...

Former MP Sebastian Ghita on Europol most wanted fugitives list

Former Romanian deputy Sebastian Ghita is on the most-wanted fugitives list of the Europol website, after a European arrest warrant was issued on his...

Melescanu, Desir reaffirm will to develop bilateral political dialogue

Talks with the French Secretary of state for European affairs Harlem Desir were an excellent opportunity to reaffirm the joint will to maintain and...

Pros and cons at Justice Ministry debate on ordinances concerning the judiciary. President Iohannis...

The draft emergency ordinances on the granting of pardons and the amending of the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code have sparked pro...

Referendumul

Duminică, 22 ianuarie, zeci de mii de români au ieşit în stradă. Motivul acestei uriaşe răbufniri de conştiinţă naţională a fost acela al nefericitei şi...

ANAF Chairman requests Customs activity inspection, given rise of illicit trade in cigarettes

The chairman of the National Agency for Tax Administration (ANAF), Bogdan - Nicolae Stan, requested that an analysis of last year's activity of the...

Foreign Minister welcomes ambassador of Qatar to Romania

Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu on Monday welcomed the agreed ambassador of the State of Qatar to Romania, Abdullah Nasser Abdullah Al-humaidi, on the...

Interior Ministry sees 22 non-fiscal taxes axed as revenue source as of February 1

The Ministry of Internal Affairs will have 22 non-fiscal taxes for various services cut off its revenue sources beginning February 1, following the publication...

The Referendum

On Sunday, January 22, tens of thousands of Romanians took to the streets. The reason for this huge outburst of national consciousness was the Grindeanu...

New jabs between Palaces, this time over 2017 budget. Government postpones budget approval until...

After the draft ordinances on the granting of pardons and the amending of the Criminal Code generated controversies between President Iohannis and the Government,...

The initiative on the Szekler Land, published in the Official Journal. Dragnea: Such...

A citizens’ legislative initiative, publicly supported by Laszlo Tokes, on declaring the autonomy of the Szekler Land, was published on Thursday in the Official...

Gov’t moves to cash minimum 90 pct of state-run companies’ net profit

The Romanian Government empowered the state representatives in the General Stakeholders Assembly (AGA) and Boards (CA) with the national companies and the companies with...