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PSD, captive in its own governing

July 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
For a few weeks, the evolutions of the Romanian political stage are twirling around one key character. A character who, from a “low profile” attitude and conduct, that...

Business»

Over 100 financing applications filed under Romania-Bulgaria V-A Interreg Programme

Over 100 financing applications filed under Romania-Bulgaria V-A Interreg Programme

July 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The management authority of the Romania-Bulgaria V-A Interreg cross-border cooperation programme announced that over 100 financing applications had been filed by Tuesday...

Politics»

PSD’s Firea: Governing working well, Romania must  avoid the “new PDL” pitfall

PSD’s Firea: Governing working well, Romania must avoid the “new PDL” pitfall

July 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Spokesperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) , Senator Gabriela Firea, says that Romania should ”avoid the pitfall” of the political games devised by the...

Social»

Alarming radiation rise at Chernobyl

Alarming radiation rise at Chernobyl

July 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Radioactivity levels around the Chernobyl nuclear power station went up to ten times the normal level on Thursday. The rise in the level of radiation is the result of massive...

World»

U.S. Charge d’Affaires Thompson: It’s with great honor that I stand here, representing the United States of America in front of our strategic partner and ally

U.S. Charge d’Affaires Thompson: It’s with great honor that I stand here, representing the United States of America in front of our strategic partner and ally

July 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
U.S. Charge d’Affaires in Bucharest Dean Thompson said on Thursday that the Romanian military are the envy of “many in the region” and a “key”...

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Over 100 financing applications filed under Romania-Bulgaria V-A Interreg Programme

The management authority of the Romania-Bulgaria V-A Interreg cross-border cooperation programme announced that over 100 financing applications had been filed by Tuesday for the first project call. According to a release of the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration to Agerpres, June 30 was the deadline for submitting the soft-type projects (studies, strategies) and [...]

Prices of industrial production, up 0.2pct in May from April

Industrial production prices per total domestic and foreign market increased by 0.2pct in May from April, but decreased by 2.4pct compared to the same month of last year, the National Statistics Institute (INS) informed  on Thursday in a release. The highest rise in May, compared to the previous month, was recorded by industrial production prices [...]

Milk industry employers’ chairman to MEPs: Any decision you make generates additional costs

The decisions made at a European level, such as labelling or packaging translate into additional costs and the Euro-parliamentarians should take this aspect into account, the chairman of the Milk Industry Employers in Romania, Dorin Cojocaru said on Thursday. ‘I want to communicate you, as a principle, that any decision you make at a European [...]

Cutback on food VAT triggers spectacular demand rise

As expected, the cutting of the value-added tax on food by the Romanian Government has had a positive effect on sales. The volume of agri-food goods sales experienced a substantial growth, even spectacular for some goods. This state of affairs is also recognised by a Nielsen Romania survey. The food VAT cut to 9% led [...]

Romanian maritime port freight throughput up 45% last month

*Compared to H1 2014, freight throughput was up 23% this year   According to a release of the National Company for the Management of  Constanta Maritime Ports, Romanian maritime port freight throughput went up 45% in June. The preliminary data of the Company shows a total freight throughput of 4.8 M tons in June 2015, [...]

ONRC: Foreigners inject 58.6 M euros in insurance companies in first five months

Romania-based insurance companies received, in the first five months of 2015, capital injections of 58.6 million euros from their foreign shareholders, down 15pc compared to the same period in 2014, when these sums stood at 68.84 million euros, according to the National Trade Registry Office (ONRC). In the first five months of this year, the [...]

International exhibition of processing units and storage systems

AgroStandard EXPO in partnership with Bucharest-based Gheorghe Ionescu Sisesti Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences is organising at Lilieci, Ilfov County the first edition of an international exhibition of processing units and storage systems on July 2-5. The event seeks to render support to the farmers in dire need of capital at present, for them [...]

PSD’s Firea: Governing working well, Romania must avoid the “new PDL” pitfall

Spokesperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) , Senator Gabriela Firea, says that Romania should ”avoid the pitfall” of the political games devised by the “new PDL,” also stating firmly that governing works very well. “Governing works very well, and all the rest are just political games. (…) Romania shouldn’t get into the pitfall prepared [...]

PNL’s Gorghiu, Atanasiu, Raetchi, Piperea initiate popular motion called “Sign Ponta’s resignation!”

Co-chair of the Opposition National Liberal Party (PNL) Alina Gorghiu and PNL members Teodor Atanasiu, Ovidiu Raetchi and Cornel Piperea on Friday signed a popular motion called “Sign Ponta’s resignation!” Gorghiu said she wants her signature to be the beginning of the end of Victor Ponta. “I see this as more than a symbolic action; [...]

Basescu about Ponta: Conflict of interest accusation seems an exaggeration

The accusation of conflict of interest prosecutors brought against Prime Minister Victor Ponta is an exaggeration, former President Traian Basescu said on Friday. “I don’t agree with the prosecutors’ approach referring to the conflict of interest. As a reward for the businesses of 2007-2008 to create the conflict of interest seems an exaggeration to me, [...]