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The country needs national consensus

February 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
In the country of “things well done” (the electoral slogan of present President Klaus Iohannis), there are many things to do. There are too many of them to be included...

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European Commission opens macroeconomic imbalance procedure for Romania

European Commission opens macroeconomic imbalance procedure for Romania

February 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The European Commission has decided to start the macroeconomic imbalance procedure (MIP) for Romania (and Portugal), two of the 16 countries identified in November 2014 as...

Politics»

Ponta: I do not think that Iohannis will appoint a PSD member to lead SIE, let us not deceive ourselves

Ponta: I do not think that Iohannis will appoint a PSD member to lead SIE, let us not deceive ourselves

February 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Victor Ponta qualified as “nonsense” the accusations of PNL that Social-Democrats are delaying voting for appointing Eduard Hellvig as director of the Romanian Intelligence...

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Issue of the Day: We don’t even have… billionaires

Issue of the Day: We don’t even have… billionaires

February 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
According to European statistics, Romania is apparently among the poorest states in the European Union. Maybe only Bulgaria surpasses us. But these rankings compiled on the...

World»

President Iohannis in Berlin: Romania counts on Germany’s support to identify solutions to move forward toward Schengen accession

President Iohannis in Berlin: Romania counts on Germany’s support to identify solutions to move forward toward Schengen accession

February 26th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
President Klaus Iohannis stated on Thursday in Berlin, at the joint press conference with Chancellor Angela Merkel, that Romania counts on Germany’s support in identifying...

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European Commission opens macroeconomic imbalance procedure for Romania

The European Commission has decided to start the macroeconomic imbalance procedure (MIP) for Romania (and Portugal), two of the 16 countries identified in November 2014 as recording economic imbalances, on Wednesday announced the EC in a press release. ‘Romania records macroeconomic imbalances which require monitoring and actions at the political level. During the three consecutive [...]

Ponta: I do not think that Iohannis will appoint a PSD member to lead SIE, let us not deceive ourselves

Victor Ponta qualified as “nonsense” the accusations of PNL that Social-Democrats are delaying voting for appointing Eduard Hellvig as director of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI). “We will vote for the nomination made by President Iohannis for Chairman of SRI; yet, at the same time, we wish to have a public discussion in the Parliament [...]

Issue of the Day: We don’t even have… billionaires

According to European statistics, Romania is apparently among the poorest states in the European Union. Maybe only Bulgaria surpasses us. But these rankings compiled on the basis of GDP per capita are relative and even irrelevant. The issue has been clarified by economists and sociologists long ago. Today however we wanted to write about Romania’s [...]

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The country needs national consensus

In the country of “things well done” (the electoral slogan of present President Klaus Iohannis), there are many things to do. There are too many of them to be included in a print paper article. Especially that, during the 25 years that followed the totalitarian regime, Romania floated like a boat without a compass, lacking [...]

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