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Corruption like an endless daytime drama

March 6th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Mrs. Neacsu sits on the bench in front of the block, clasps the coat around her body, while enjoying the last sun rays of an unbelievably warm February day. She is probably...

Business»

Natural gas production up 6 pc, imports down 52 pc * End price of natural gas drops 5 pc for non-household consumers after price liberalization

Natural gas production up 6 pc, imports down 52 pc * End price of natural gas drops 5 pc for non-household consumers after price liberalization

March 6th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The end price of natural gas has dropped by 5 per cent for non-household consumers based on preliminary estimates, National Regulatory Authority for Energy (ANRE) President...

Politics»

Businessman Dumitru Bucsaru accused of fraudulent bankruptcy

Businessman Dumitru Bucsaru accused of fraudulent bankruptcy

March 6th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Businessman Dumitru Bucsaru was interviewed by the investigators on Thursday, after the Ilfov Police had raised several addresses in Ilfov, but also in the Counties of Ialomita,...

Social»

ROLANG organizes the 5th edition of the Romanian language summer school in Sibiu

ROLANG organizes the 5th edition of the Romanian language summer school in Sibiu

March 5th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
ROLANG School, the only school in Romania that specializes in teaching Romanian language to international students, organizes the 5th edition of the summer school on Romanian...

World»

Romania, Greece celebrate 135 years of diplomatic relations

Romania, Greece celebrate 135 years of diplomatic relations

March 5th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Romania, Greece celebrate on Thursday 135 years since they fathered diplomatic relations, a catalyst for the bilateral ties the long of the years being the Romanian community...

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Businessman Dumitru Bucsaru accused of fraudulent bankruptcy

Businessman Dumitru Bucsaru was interviewed by the investigators on Thursday, after the Ilfov Police had raised several addresses in Ilfov, but also in the Counties of Ialomita, Giurgiu and Dambovita, to check the companies and homes of suspects in a fraudulent bankruptcy and criminal damage case. ‘The investigators came to the conclusion that, in 2013 [...]

Natural gas production up 6 pc, imports down 52 pc * End price of natural gas drops 5 pc for non-household consumers after price liberalization

The end price of natural gas has dropped by 5 per cent for non-household consumers based on preliminary estimates, National Regulatory Authority for Energy (ANRE) President Niculae Havrilet stated on Thursday. “Our first estimates show that the end price of natural gas has dropped by 5 per cent. The two important suppliers that cover 90 [...]

Bogdan Chiritoiu, another five years at the helm of Competition Council

Bogdan Chiritoiu is appointed for a new 5-year mandate at the head of the Competition Council, after the Decree for his nomination was on Thursday signed by president Klaus Iohannis, the Presidential Administration informs. That president Iohannis also signed the appointment of Otilian Neagoe for deputy-chairman of the Competition Council, for a 5-year tenure, too. [...]

Who will lead SIE? The management of the Service stirs debates between PNL and PSD

President Klaus Iohannis is awaited to make a nomination for the top position of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE) after his proposal for the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI), Eduard Hellvig, was accepted without any objections by the Parliament. The Head of the State avoided to make both nominations at once, and PM Victor Ponta spoke [...]

Issue of the Day:Europe not out of energy confusion

The lack of a European energy strategy that would tally and put to good use its own resources serves only to compound the confusion the European Union has found itself in over the last decades. Added to this is the “cold war” that has held out between the Union and the Russian Federation for almost [...]

Corruption like an endless daytime drama

Mrs. Neacsu sits on the bench in front of the block, clasps the coat around her body, while enjoying the last sun rays of an unbelievably warm February day. She is probably thinking about the children who had left to a far away country, to seek a better life than they had in Romania. She [...]

Justice Minister Robert Cazanciuc: ‘Some prisons in Romania are below the limit of human dignity. We need EUR 1 bn to mend the situation’

Justice Minister Robert Cazanciuc said on Thursday the conditions in Romanian prisons are, in some cases, ‘below the limit of human dignity’ and that approximately EUR 1 bn would be needed to mend the situation, with steps having already been taken to access European funds for that purpose. The minister of justice was asked if [...]

Dacia sales in Great Britain up almost 20 pc in February

The growth of new car sales in Great Britain made February the 36th consecutive month of growth – a record period – thanks to economic recovery and cheap loans, Great Britain’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) announced on Thursday, Reuters informs. Last month sales grew by 12 per cent to 76,958 units. February’s [...]

Lafarge Romania CEO: The sale of assets to Ireland’s CRH Group will not result in layoffs

Costin Borc, the CEO of Lafarge Romania, the construction materials company whose assets will be sold this year to Ireland’s CRH against the backdrop of the merger between France’s Lafarge and Switzerland’s Holcim, states that the company’s 1,000 employees will not lose their jobs as a result of this operation. “There will be no layoffs [...]

U.S. Embassy Charge d’Affaires in Bucharest, Dean Thompson read stories in Romanian to Ferentari children

The US Embassy Charge d’Affaires in Bucharest, Dean Thompson, read tales in Romanians to children from Ferentari. The event took place on Wednesday, on the Read Aloud  Day celebrated in over 80 countries, according to TVR. With a strong American accent, Dean Thompson read to children in School 136 in the Ferentari district of Bucharest [...]