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Referendum or plebiscite?

July 7th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
When they have to point out the difference between referendum and plebiscite, even dictionaries become vague. In both cases, it is a consultation of the entire nation, but...

Business»

Status of Central and Eastern Europe Stock Exchanges

Status of Central and Eastern Europe Stock Exchanges

July 7th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The evolution of the CEE stock exchanges was a poor one on Tuesday, some of the well-known stocks from the central and eastern part of Europe dropping remarkably compared...

Politics»

Elena Udrea regrets ex-Mayor Radu Mazare:  ‘It’s visible that Constanta has no mayor anymore’

Elena Udrea regrets ex-Mayor Radu Mazare: ‘It’s visible that Constanta has no mayor anymore’

July 7th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Ex-Minister Elena Udrea said in front of the Constanta County Police on Tuesday that the absence of Mayor Radu Mazare was quite visible as Mamaia looked worse than the previous...

Social»

Baccalaureate 2015 results: Over 66% pass rate

Baccalaureate 2015 results: Over 66% pass rate

July 7th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Over 66% of the high school graduates who sat the Baccalaureate exams this year obtained pass marks, Education Minister Sorin Cimpeanu informed on Tuesday morning. The percentage...

World»

President Iohannis to his Moldovan counterpart:  ‘I strongly believe that the Republic of Moldova can fulfill its destiny only inside the European Union’

President Iohannis to his Moldovan counterpart: ‘I strongly believe that the Republic of Moldova can fulfill its destiny only inside the European Union’

July 7th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that Romania is the staunchest supporter of the Republic of Moldova’s EU integration process. “I strongly believe that...

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Elena Udrea regrets ex-Mayor Radu Mazare: ‘It’s visible that Constanta has no mayor anymore’

Ex-Minister Elena Udrea said in front of the Constanta County Police on Tuesday that the absence of Mayor Radu Mazare was quite visible as Mamaia looked worse than the previous year. ‘Unfortunately, I see that the Mamaia resort doesn’t look as it looked last year. This is coming from me, who have never been a [...]

Former mayor Marian Vanghelie, arraigned

Bucharest’s District 5 Mayor Marian Vanghelie, currently suspended from office, was arraigned by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) on Tuesday in the case in which he is accused of malfeasance in office, passive bribery and money laundering, some of the crimes being committed by favouring the companies of businessmen Marin Dumitru in the process of [...]

Corvin Castle to host 2015 Opera Nights

The organizers of the 2015 Opera Nights Festival intend to dedicate the fifth anniversary edition, due in 2015 to two great opera and, respectively, operetta composers, Giuseppe Verdi and Johann Strauss. At the greatest open air festival in Europe, Opera Nights, scheduled during July 15 – 20, the audience may attend five evenings of opera [...]

Three Grammy Award winners at 2015 Garana Jazz Festival

Garana Jazz Festival, the greatest open air jazz event in Central and Eastern Europe, will take place during July 9 – 12, 2015. In the 19 years it celebrates this year, Garana Jazz Festival has presented on stage seven Grammy award winners and four nominees. Moreover, many of the bands attending the festival in Semenic [...]

Innovative shows at 2015 NETA International Theatre Festival

Tobelia, a co-production of NETA (Bulgaria – Macedonia – Slovenia), the winner of multiple awards, had only one performance on August 3, at TNB. Written by an author from Montenegro – Ljubomir Gjurkovic, one of the most prominent writers of his country, adapted for the stage by a Slovenian, well-known actor and director – Nick [...]

Baccalaureate 2015 results: Over 66% pass rate

Over 66% of the high school graduates who sat the Baccalaureate exams this year obtained pass marks, Education Minister Sorin Cimpeanu informed on Tuesday morning. The percentage of students who obtained more than 5 (66.41% or a total of 106,000) is 7% higher than last year, when only 59% per cent were successful in the [...]

Status of Central and Eastern Europe Stock Exchanges

The evolution of the CEE stock exchanges was a poor one on Tuesday, some of the well-known stocks from the central and eastern part of Europe dropping remarkably compared to the previous day, when there was also a weak session .The beginning was promising, most of the main parameters facing a decent increase, but by [...]

Heat wave envelops Romania. Dozens of persons collapse

The weather will remain very hot in most regions on Wednesday and Thursday, and the temperature-humidity index will surpass the critical threshold of 80 units. Meteorologists have announced that heat discomfort will be significant in Bucharest too. National Meteorology Administration (ANM) Director Ion Sandu stated that the Timis, Arad, Bihor and Satu Mare counties will [...]

Issue of the Day: Two coryphaei of economics

Two coryphaei of Romanian politics and economics stood out these days through their more-than-philosophical reflections on current issues. Of course, the most pressing of those issues is what everyone dubs “the crisis in Greece.” Especially now, after the Greek electorate has backed the Greek government against the austerity programmes that international creditors have proposed. As [...]

Rompetrol Downstream to invest almost USD 40 M in 2015 and 2015

Rompetrol Downstream coordinates KMG International’s local network of fuel distribution stations. A dynamic sector in the midst of modernization. Rompetrol Downstream plans to invest approximately USD 18 M in 2015 in order to open 11 new gas stations, for next year its investments being estimated at over USD 20 M and the number of new [...]