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Daily Archives: February 16, 2017

DefMin Gabriel Les, in Brussels: We’ve decided to increase NATO’s naval presence in Black...

Present at the North Atlantic Alliance’s summit in Brussels, Defence Minister Gabriel Les announced that a decision has been made to increase NATO’s naval...

Kovesi on GEO 13 case: DNA verifies aspects concerning legality and the violation of...

National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) Chief Prosecutor Codruta Kovesi stated that the probe that started following the filing of a complaint against government emergency ordinance...

PSD’s Dragnea: We will vote GEO 13 rejection law – no room for...

The leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD, ruling), Liviu Dragnea said on Thursday that Social-Democrat parliamentarians will vote the law to reject GEO...

Corruption prosecutors continue investigation of 12 people in overvalued property reimbursement cases

Prosecutors with the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) have ordered a continuation in the criminal investigation of 12 people, including former chair of the Central...

MAE hosts international conference “Towards an International Court against Terrorism?”. Aurescu: An International Court...

An International Court against Terrorism would have a role of prevention but also of deterrence, the fight against this global threat being not "only...

President Iohannis, EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Barnier discuss protecting rights of Romanian nationals in...

President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday welcomed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier to discuss protecting the rights of...

Adrian Tutuianu: Referendum triggered by President Iohannis is a means to politically recharge himself

The national referendum on the continuation of the anticorruption fight is “President Iohannis’s means to politically recharge himself,” PSD Dambovita President and Senator Adrian...

President Iohannis promulgates national budget law

President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday announced having promulgated the 2017 national budget law and the social security law. "I have decided today to promulgate both...

Official opening of the Romanian Tourism fair: Planning to double tourism industry’s GDP...

The share of the tourism industry in the country's GDP has chances to double in the next two to three years due to a...

2016, a good year for UPC Romania

Robert Redeleanu, UPC Romania & UPC Hungary CEO: “We have closed a year we are very proud of”. UPC Romania, a subsidiary of Liberty Global,...

President Iohannis attends meeting for the presentation of the annual activity of DIICOT: To...

President Klaus Iohannis, attending on Thursday the meeting for the presentation of the annual activity report of the Directorate for Investigation of Organised Crime...

PM Grindeanu to meet in Brussels with senior EC and European Council officials

Premier Sorin Grindeanu is paying on Thursday and Friday a visit to Brussels, where he is scheduled to meet with senior officials of the...

Prime Minister Grindeanu, Turkey Ambassador Ertas talk about Strategic partnership

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu welcomed on Wednesday the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Romania, Osman Koray Ertas, on a courtesy visit at...

PM Grindeanu, Lebanon Ambassador Mokaddem address bilateral relations evolution

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu welcomed Rana Mokaddem, the Lebanese Ambassador to Romania, in a courtesy visit at the Victoria Palace, on Wednesday. "The sides reviewed...

Michael Flynn: A resignation with geopolitical tint

Late Monday evening, February 14, President Donald Trump’s newly-appointed national security advisor tendered his resignation, as a consequence of the public pressure concerning the...

DefMin Les in Brussels: Romania observes commitments in NATO by allocating 2 percent of...

The Defence Ministry Budget for 2017 stipulates the allocation of 2 percent of the GDP, which ensures a solid ground for a significant upgrade...

INS: Annual rate of inflation re-enters positive trend in January; consumption prices increased by...

The annual rate of inflation re-entered in the positive trend in the first month of this year, in so far as the consumption prices...

Victor Ponta on his meeting with PM Grindeanu: I didn’t give him advice, we...

Ex-Premier Victor Ponta stated on Wednesday that he visited Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu and talked with him but did not give him advice, adding...

National power grid operator Transelectrica’s 2016 net profit down 20.7 pct

National power grid company Transelectrica ended 2016 with a net profit of 285.511 ml lei, down 20.7 pct from the year before, according to...

Fondul Proprietatea registered RON 447 million net profit in 2016

Fondul Proprietatea (FP) registered, in 2016, an audited net profit of RON 447 million, compared to an audited net loss of RON 565.1 million...

Dissident Mihai Chirica, on the brink of exclusion from PSD

*Liviu Dragnea: I don’t want to put the question of Mihai Chirica’s exclusion from PSD at CExN   The leader of the Social Democrat Party (PSD)...

PSD’s Dragnea: As party chairman, I bear the political costs of criticisms against Gov’t

Liviu Dragnea, national leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), the ruling coalition’s main party, said Wednesday that in this capacity he bears the...

EduMinNastase: By end-2017, we must have new education law

The Minister of National Education, Pavel Nastase declared on Wednesday, in a press conference, that by the end of this year, according to the...

ANAF exceeds collecting plan from big contributors in January; collection degree 121pct

The National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF) does not have, at this moment, problems with collecting taxes and dues, taking into account the problems...

European Commission launches infringement procedures against Romania over retail trade of agricultural, food products

The European Commission on Wednesday launched infringement procedures against Hungary and Romania regarding retail trade of agricultural and food products, according to a press...

Romania could become economic bridge between Europe, Asia, say EcoMin Petrescu, Chinese ambassador Xu

Romania could become an economic bridge between Europe and Asia, with the acceleration of implementation and materialisation of projects suggested for areas such as...

Prosecutor Mircea Negulescu from DNA Ploiesti has resigned after the recordings’ scandal

Prosecutor Mircea Negulescu from National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) Ploiesti requested the cessation of his activity within the National Anticorruption Directorate, after several audio recordings...

DIICOT Chief Prosecutor Daniel Horodniceanu: Abuse of office not decriminalised since law was not...

Directorate for the Investigation of Organised Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) Chief Prosecutor Daniel Horodniceanu stated on Wednesday that abuse of office is not currently...

‘Bute Boxing Gala’ case nears end, Felix Tataru to be heard as witness in...

The ‘Bute Boxing Gala’ case is nearing its end. Felix Tataru – Traian Basescu’s and Klaus Iohannis’s political strategist – will be heard as...

Senate President Tariceanu meets Ambassador of US in Bucharest

President of the Senate Calin Popescu-Tariceanu underlined, on Wednesday, Romania's intention to remain "a firm allied" of the US and the North Atlantic Treaty...

Airbus Helicopters committed to make Romania a center of excellence for the production of...

Airbus Helicopters, which inaugurated last year the new helicopter plant from Ghimbav, Brasov, an EUR 52 mln investment, is set not only to produce...

Cirque du Soleil returns to Bucharest in 2017 with Varekai

Cirque du Soleil is pleased to announce the Verakai show in Bucharest! There will be only six shows at Romexpo, Pavilionul Central, Bucharest, starting...

Toyota Hybrid: The number 1 on the eco cars market in Romania

83% of the total eco car sales of the car market in Romania in 2016 were made by Toyota Romania through the 979 hybrid...

Maestro Gheorghe Zamfir + 100, in an extraordinary concert at the Palace Hall!

In the first day of March, Maestro  Gheorghe Zamfir plus other 100 musicians, will meet with the audience on the stage of the Great...