Editorial»

Respect people’s right to work!

July 31st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The increasingly frequent and pressing bad news for the public has managed to rattle the Romanians’ collective consciousness and, what’s more, to divide the Romanian people....

Business»

Financial leasing market records new funding worth EUR 664 M by end-H1, 2014

August 21st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Romanian financial leasing market recorded 664 million euros worth of overall newly-financed volume at the end of June 2014, up 22 percent from the same period a year...

Politics»

PMP’s Udrea: Any party has to pick the candidate that can score the highest

August 21st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
National leader of the People’s Movement Party (PMP) Elena Udrea said Tuesday evening that any party is under an obligation to pick for an election the candidate that...

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Romania, Hungary sign agreement on opening cross-border roads

Romania, Hungary sign agreement on opening cross-border roads

August 21st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The governments of Romania and Hungary have signed a framework agreement for opening 20 cross-border roads, including five in Arad (western Romania), County Council chairman...

World»

FM Corlatean: The EU should be ready to adopt additional sanctions on Russia

August 18th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The EU top diplomats gathered at the Foreign Affairs Council meeting on August 15 – Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean included – discussed the situation...

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Romania, Hungary sign agreement on opening cross-border roads

The governments of Romania and Hungary have signed a framework agreement for opening 20 cross-border roads, including five in Arad (western Romania), County Council chairman Nicolae Iotcu announced in a press conference on Tuesday. Vice prime minister and minister of regional development and public administration Liviu Dragnea signed on behalf of Romania; Iotcu mentioned that [...]

Financial leasing market records new funding worth EUR 664 M by end-H1, 2014

The Romanian financial leasing market recorded 664 million euros worth of overall newly-financed volume at the end of June 2014, up 22 percent from the same period a year ago, the Financial Companies Association – ALB Romania said in a release. Funding directed to the segment of cars and commercial vehicles amounted to 503 million [...]

Agriculture Ministry acquires consultancy service for OPF 2014-2020 in excess of RON 8.3 M

Romania’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has purchased technical assistance services for the development and consolidation of the institutional capacity of the Directorate General Fisheries – The Management Authority for Operational Programme Fisheries (OPF) to prepare, draw up and implement OPF 2014-2020, from Conceta Silva SRL, for RON 8,302,815, VAT excluded, according to an [...]

Over 460,900 unemployed officially registered on July 31

The total number of the unemployed registered with the county employment agencies at end-July 2014 was 460,990, up 19,389 from the previous month, the National Employment Agency (ANOFM) reported on Wednesday. Broken down by gender, male unemployment increased from 5.35 percent in June to 5.52 percent in July, while female unemployment rose from 4.33 percent [...]

Businessmen’s representative: Doubled amounts refused to payment result of seasonal activities, insolvencies

The spectacular surge in the amounts refused to payment by the banks in July can be explained by the seasonal character of several activities conducted over this period and also by the existence of a business climate that generates insolvencies, the Secretary General of the Romanian Businessmen’s Association Cristian Parvan told Agerpres on Wednesday. ‘There [...]

PMP’s Udrea: Any party has to pick the candidate that can score the highest

National leader of the People’s Movement Party (PMP) Elena Udrea said Tuesday evening that any party is under an obligation to pick for an election the candidate that can score the highest. She added that following an analysis of the situation of PMP’s initial presidential candidate Cristian Diaconescu, the party decided that a person was [...]

Dusa, in a meeting with Thompson: Situation in Ukraine, a reason to worry for both NATO and Romania

National Defence Minister Mircea Dusa in a meeting with US Embassy Charge d’Affairs Dean Thompson on Wednesday said that the situation in Ukraine represents ‘a reason to worry both for NATO and for Romania, as ally state.’ Besides the situation in Ukraine, the two officials also talked about the development of the situation in the [...]

FM Corlatean emphasizes privileged nature of Strategic Partnership relations with United Kingdom

Minister of Foreign Affairs Titus Corlatean has received on Wednesday the new ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Romania, Paul Brummell, on the occasion of the presentation of accreditation letters; he used this opportunity to emphasize the ‘privileged nature’ of the partnership relation that Romania has with this country [...]

Iohannis attends I.C. Bratianu commemoration in Arges county

National Liberal Party (PNL, in opposition) President Klaus Iohannis attended events in the southern Arges county on Wednesday commemorating the 150th anniversary of former great Liberal leader Ion (Ionel) I.C. Bratianu. Iohannis paid homage to the prominent Liberal figure and laid a wreath at the tomb located in the chapel on the Bratianu estate at [...]

Romanian film festival titled ‘Three colors, one being’ in Chisinau

The first edition of the ‘Three colors, one being’ Romanian Film Festival, organized by the Union of Film Authors and Producers of Romania (UARF) and the Union of Cinematographers of Moldova (UCM) will take place in Chisinau between August 24 – 31, a press release remitted on Wednesday. The end date of the festival coincides [...]