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South Korea, a country of increased international visibility

May 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The invitation I had received from Korea Foundation to visit Seoul, along 28 prominent journalists from 23 countries, brought me back on May 17 in the South Korean capital,...

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FIC launches 10th edition of its White Book: Regaining Momentum

FIC launches 10th edition of its White Book: Regaining Momentum

May 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The Foreign Investors Council – FIC launched  the tenth edition of its White Book, entitled “Regaining Momentum”, in the presence of Klaus Iohannis, the President...

Politics»

Romanians in U.S. write to K. Iohannis: Designate another ambassador in Maior’s place

Romanians in U.S. write to K. Iohannis: Designate another ambassador in Maior’s place

May 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
A group of Romanians from newspapers and Romanian community organizations in the U.S .wrote to President Iohannis, asking him to reconsider his decision to nominate George...

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Floods in northern Romania: We are summoning up all necessary resources, assure  PM Ponta and Interior Minister

Floods in northern Romania: We are summoning up all necessary resources, assure PM Ponta and Interior Minister

May 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Prime Minister Victor Ponta said Wednesday at the Parliament Palace in Bucharest that Interior Minister Gabriel Oprea informed him about the measures taken to clean up after...

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Parliament okays historian Cioroianu for Romania’s ambassador to UNESCO

Parliament okays historian Cioroianu for Romania’s ambassador to UNESCO

May 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Historian Adrian Cioroianu on Tuesday got a positive opinion of Parliament’s foreign affairs to be appointed Romania’s ambassador and permanent delegate to UNESCO. He...

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Romanians in U.S. write to K. Iohannis: Designate another ambassador in Maior’s place

A group of Romanians from newspapers and Romanian community organizations in the U.S .wrote to President Iohannis, asking him to reconsider his decision to nominate George Maior as ambassador to the US and to designate a different person “that would have credibility in order to cooperate with Romanian communities.” The letter addressed to President Klaus [...]

Radu Mazare quits PSD

Radu Mazare, currently remanded in custody in a bribery case, has resigned PSD after resigning his office as President of the PSD Constanta Organisation mid-March and also having quit his mayoral office a few days before. PSD Constanta sources say Radu Mazare has left the party and that he had sent his resignation to the [...]

87 pc of Romanians believe prices will drop after VAT cut

Most Romanians (87 per cent) believe prices will drop following the lowering of the VAT on foodstuffs, according to the most recent survey conducted by the Infopolitic Centre for Surveys and Research (CSCI). Likewise, the lowering of the VAT on foodstuffs has generated positive expectations for 52 per cent of Romanians, mixed expectations for 31 [...]

FIC launches 10th edition of its White Book: Regaining Momentum

The Foreign Investors Council – FIC launched  the tenth edition of its White Book, entitled “Regaining Momentum”, in the presence of Klaus Iohannis, the President of Romania. The White Book, which is published every two years, is a thorough analysis of the Romanian economy in which FIC members strive to identify the progress recorded since [...]

Gov’t decides establishment of National Agency for Seized Assets Management

The Government passed on Wednesday the bill on the establishment of the National Agency for the Management of Seized Assets, which will report to the Ministry of Justice. According to a Government release to Agerpres, the responsibilities of the agency are as follows: facilitate the tracking and identification of proceeds of crime and other goods [...]

Premiere in Parliament: vote on DNA request for the arrest of Senator Dan Sova may be repeated

Asked for an opinion on the decision of the Constitutional Court (CCR) that had ruled  the Senate’s decision regarding the vote on the Dan Sova case was unconstitutional, the Legal Affairs Committee of this Chamber decided on Wednesday that, in the case of the vote given for the DNA request for the detention and arrest, [...]

Korean ‘hanbok’ and ‘bojagi’ art can be known and admired at the Village Museum

On the Occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Romania and the Republic of Korea, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Bucharest in partnership with Korea Bojagi Forum, designer Young-Im Na, and the National Village Museum “Dimitrie Gusti” inaugurated on Tuesday the exhibitions: Bojaghi / Hands of Korea [...]

Traian Basescu, new attack on Victor Ponta: “He failed to sign any contract to use funds allocated to Romania”

Former President Traian Basescu wrote on his personal Facebook page on Tuesday about the European funds allocated to Romania for the construction of highways, the modernization of railways, river engineering works, professional retraining, job creation and the construction of building envelopes, stating that the funds will be lost because Premier Victor Ponta failed to sign [...]

Africa Day celebrated with dance, flavours and traditional music

Africa’s Day is celebrated every year on 25 May as a symbol of the African countries’ effort to obtain independence, freedom and emancipation, but also unity. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the cultural diversity of Africa.  In Romania, Africa’s Day was organized at Bucharest’s Romexpo exhibition centre and gathered stands of the African [...]

Floods in northern Romania: We are summoning up all necessary resources, assure PM Ponta and Interior Minister

Prime Minister Victor Ponta said Wednesday at the Parliament Palace in Bucharest that Interior Minister Gabriel Oprea informed him about the measures taken to clean up after recent floods in northern Romania, assuring that the Government will summon up all the necessary resources for repairing and for containing damage to less than so far. “As [...]