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CERT-RO, Korea’s KrCERT ink Cyber security MoU

The Romanian National Computer Security Incident Response Team (CERT-RO) and Korea's Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (KrCERT) inked a Memorandum of Understanding in...

Fixed internet data download speeds go up almost 45pct in H1 2017

The average fixed internet data download speeds increased by almost 45pct in the first half of 2017, compared with the first half of 2016,...

Ruling coalition meets to discuss special pensions. “Budgetary impact can run into very high...

National leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea said on Monday that at a meeting the same day the ruling coalition committed...

PM Tudose meets Spain’s Embassy representatives to discuss fight against modern slavery

Romania's Prime Minister Mihai Tudose met on Monday representatives of the Embassy of Spain in Bucharest to agree on measures to strengthen bilateral cooperation...

Forest administrator Romsilva: Rangers’ activity, vital to protecting national parks

The Association of Romanian Rangers and the National Forestry Directorate Romsilva, in collaboration with the City Hall of Hunedoara, marked July 31, the World...

Romanian Gov’t submits bid to European Commission to take over hosting European Medicines Agency

The Romanian Government has filed a bid for the relocation of the European Medicines Agency to Bucharest in the context of the withdrawal of...

Business Minister Laufer: 141 firms registered with the internationalisation programme, two hours into existence....

As many as 141 companies joined the internationalisation programme launched on Monday morning by the Ministry of Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship (MMCCA), with a...

Bucharest airports H1 passenger traffic hits record high at almost 6 ml

Passenger traffic on the two Bucharest international airports - 'Henri Coanda' and 'Aurel Vlaicu', respectively, reached 5.92 million in H1 2017 and 61,800 aircraft...

PG Lazar asks judiciary officials for opinion on 2009 presidential election inquiry

Prosecutor  General Augustin Lazar is asking the Supreme Council of Magistrates (CSM) for an opinion on the ongoing parliamentary inquiry into the 2009 presidential...

Romania’s ForMin Melescanu on Russia’s Rogozin: From my point of view, it was a...

Romania's Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said on Monday that the situation resulting from Romania's banning an airplane flying Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin...

Romanian PM Tudose, Chinese ambassador Xu discuss infrastructure cooperation prospects

Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose on Monday welcomed at the Victoria Governmental Palace ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Romania Xu Feihong...

InterContinental Bucharest, nominated for two international awards

At the 24th edition of the World Travel Awards 2017, considered the "Oscars of the global tourism", InterContinental Bucharest is nominated for "Romania's Leading...

Economy Minister Fifor: Gov’t will not reconsider Ordinance for Tax Code’s amendment, completion

The Government will not reconsider the Ordinance 4/2017 for the amendment and completion of Law No. 227/2015 on the Tax Code, for which the...

Globalworth trades corporate bonds worth 550 mil euro on Bucharest Stock Exchange, as of...

Real Estate Investment Company, Globalworth, started , as of Monday, to list corporate bonds worth 550 million euro on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB). Admission...

DefMin Tutuianu meets French Ambassador Ramis: Romania supports EU’s strengthened role on international security...

Romania supports the strengthening of the European Union's role as a global actor on the international security scene and stays committed to efforts to...

Russia and the Baltic Sea

Three events that took place last week give us the opportunity to make visible Russia’s political and military activity in the Baltic Sea and...

Illegal camp of immigrants from Syria, Iraq and Iran, located in Timisoara

A total of 42 immigrants from Syria, Iraq and Iran have been located on Monday in an illegal camp they had built in a...

Official statistics: June’s unemployment rate dips to 5.3 pct, jobless number at 470,000

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.3 pct at the end of June 2017, down 0.1 percentage points from the previous month (5.4 pct),...

LabMin Vasilescu guarantees no salary in Romania will drop following contributions’ pay system change

No salary in Romania will drop when the system of contributions is changed, on the contrary, the employee's net will increase and one will...

President Iohannis on informal visit in Parang Resort

President Klaus Iohannis and his wife, Carmen Iohannis traveled on Sunday to the southwestern Parang Resort, in Jiului Valley, the two taking a crest...

H.E. Mrs. Faouz El Achchabi, Ambassador of The Kingdom of Morocco in Romania: Romania...

The Kingdom of Morocco celebrates, on the 30th of July 2017, the 18th anniversary of the accession of His Majesty the King Mohammed VI...

Romanian-Egyptian Joint Committee for Economic Cooperation meets in Bucharest after seven years of stagnation....

Investment, agriculture, irrigation, small and medium enterprises, chambers of commerce and maritime transport were the main sectors included in the memorandums of understanding that...

New edition of “Music in Romanian Palaces” kicks off

Five of the most full of history places in Romania – castles and palaces – will be connected between them at the beginning of...

PNL asks the report on the double standard of the food products to be...

National Liberal Party Chairman (PNL) Chairman, Ludovic Orban, asked on Friday to the Agriculture Minister, Petre Daea, to publish the report on the double...

Tourism Minister: PM’s Control Body is checking the activity of the external promotion offices

Tourism Minister, Mircea Titus Dobre, asked the PM Mihai Tudose’s Control Body to investigate the activity of the external promotion offices; the control started...

Policemen dismantle 33 human trafficking groups in H1

In the first half of the year, Romanian Police structures specialised in tackling human trafficking have carried out 354 house raids, dismantling 33 human...

CSAT to discuss defence procurement plan on Tuesday

President Klaus Iohannis has convened for Tuesday the CSAT meeting in which the Defence Procurement Plan will be discussed. “On Tuesday, August 1, starting at...

Chamber of Deputies’ Speaker Dragnea requests extraordinary parliamentary session

The Standing Bureau of the Chamber of Deputies will meet, on Wednesday, to discuss the request made by Liviu Dragnea to summon an extraordinary...

First official visit to Kazakhstan of a Romanian Foreign Minister after 9...

“Romania has been a constant supporter of the development of relations between the European Union and the Republic of Kazakhstan”   Romania has been a constant...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs firmly condemns new ballistic missile test by North Korea

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs "firmly" condemns the conduct of a new ballistic missile test by North Korea. According to a press release of the...

DefMin Tutuianu on Rogozin’s reaction: Absolutely inappropriate

Minister of National Defence Adrian Tutuianu deemed, on Saturday, as "absolutely inappropriate" the reaction of Russian deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, after Romania denied...

Another survivor of Colectiv fire tragedy passes away, the number of victims reaches 65

Another survivor of the fire of the Bucharest Colectiv Club, a tragedy that took place on 30 October 2015, has passed away, confirmed for...

President Iohannis: I urge you to honor National Anthem – catalyst of national and...

President Klaus Iohannis has sent, on Saturday, a message on the occasion of the Day of the National Anthem of Romania. "'The Day of the...

Romania, Serbia develop 11.7 mil euro cross-border project for cancer diagnosis and treatment

Romania and Serbia will develop a cross-border project worth 11.7 million euro, of which 10 million euro from European funds, aimed at developing several...