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IMF no longer world economy policeman

April 17th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The impulse to write the lines below was induced to me yesterday morning, while was reading Romanian MEP Adrian Severin’s open letter, addressed to the German Ambassador...

Business»

EESC’s Malosse: Threatening with relocating Renault’s production in Romania exaggerated

EESC’s Malosse: Threatening with relocating Renault’s production in Romania exaggerated

April 17th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) President Henri Malosse said the threat of relocating Renaults’ car production from Romania is exaggerated. In  a press...

Politics»

Ponta, Dragnea attack Court of Auditors

Ponta, Dragnea attack Court of Auditors

April 17th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Prime minister Victor Ponta said on Friday in Beclean, the county of Bistrita-Nasaud, that ‘the militia-like body he referred to in a statement the past days is the...

Social»

Convicted Romanian extradited from Spain to serve 20 years in prison

Convicted Romanian extradited from Spain to serve 20 years in prison

April 17th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Convicted mobster Ioan Clamparu was escorted on Friday into an arrest facility of the Romanian police, under a European warrant; he is to serve a 20-year prison term, a release...

World»

Russia threatens NATO over missile shield, Romania says such gestures do not intimidate and would not determine changes of strategy in Bucharest

Russia threatens NATO over missile shield, Romania says such gestures do not intimidate and would not determine changes of strategy in Bucharest

April 16th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Prime Minister, Victor Ponta has categorically rejected on Thursday “the threats and criticism” from some Russian officials and warned that these gestures do...

Recent Articles

EESC’s Malosse: Threatening with relocating Renault’s production in Romania exaggerated

European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) President Henri Malosse said the threat of relocating Renaults’ car production from Romania is exaggerated. In  a press conference at the end of his visit to Romania, he pointed out the infrastructure nevertheless needs a faster improvement. “The Government reassured the Renault Group that the [Pitesti-Sibiu] motorway will be [...]

Ponta, Dragnea attack Court of Auditors

Prime minister Victor Ponta said on Friday in Beclean, the county of Bistrita-Nasaud, that ‘the militia-like body he referred to in a statement the past days is the Court of Accounts’.   PM Ponta: Some inspectors with Court of Auditors think as before 1989   “We are very busy. Spring has come, we do have [...]

Convicted Romanian extradited from Spain to serve 20 years in prison

Convicted mobster Ioan Clamparu was escorted on Friday into an arrest facility of the Romanian police, under a European warrant; he is to serve a 20-year prison term, a release of the Inspectorate General of the Romanian Police informed Agerpres. Clamparu was brought to Bucharest owing to the international collaboration between police and the judiciary [...]

Kelemen Hunor re-elected UDMR chairman

Kelemen Hunor, the only candidate for chairman of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR), was re-elected this Friday by secret ballot at the UDMR Congress in Cluj-Napoca, for the second term at the helm of the formation. According to president of the vote counting committee Eniko Biro, Kelemen Hunor was elected by a vote [...]

Bucharest hosts annual meeting of Southeast European Bishops’ Conferences

Catholic Church representatives from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Bulgaria and Romania attend in Bucharest the annual meeting of the presidents of Southeast European Bishops’ Conferences taking place over April 17 – 21. According to a press release of Father Eduard Mihai Cosa, Secretary-general of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Romania, the event – now [...]

Nica announces Human Capital Operational Programme 2014-2020 launching; 4.3 billion euro financial allotment

European Funds Minister Marius Nica in a press conference on Friday announced the launching of the Human Capital Operational Programme (HCOP) 2014-2020, establishing the investment priorities, the specific objectives and the actions Romania assumed in the area of human resources, the financial allotment of the programme amounting to over 4.3 billion euros. HCOP was approved [...]

INS: unemployment rate, down to 6.8% in 2014

Romania’s unemployment rate stood at 6.8% in 2014, down compared to the previous year, and the employment rate of the working-age population (aged 15 to 64) reached 61%, show the data released on Friday by the National Statistics Institute (INS). In 2014, Romania’s active population stood at 9,243,000 people, of whom 8,614,000 were employed and [...]

Finance Minister Teodorovici discusses Tax Code with IMF, WB representatives in Washington

Public Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici  is heading Romania’s delegation in Washington in the period April 16-19 for talks with representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank (WB) about the Tax Code draft. The official visit of Romania’s delegation takes place within the Spring Meeting of the World Bank and the IMF. The delegation is [...]

PNL co-chair Blaga proposes 10-year partnership with ethnic Hungarian party

National Liberal Party (PNL)  Co-Chair Vasile Blaga proposed a 10-year partnership to the Hungarian Democrat Union of Romania (UDMR) on Friday, in the opening of the ethnic Hungarian party’s congress in Cluj-Napoca. “My message to you, my dear colleagues of the UDMR, is let us work together, the new PNL and the UDMR, to reach [...]

Ponta’s message to UDMR’s Congress: In 2013 I asked you to come at rule, in 2015 I will ask nothing

Prime Minister Victor Ponta (photo L)  on Friday addressed  a message to the members of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) gathered at the Union’s Congress that, unlike other years, in 2015 he will no longer propose them to come at rule, as he is convinced that as legitimate representatives of the Hungarian community [...]