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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»

PM Ponta: Our economic independence opponents are capable of anything to block implementing Tax Code measures

PM Ponta: Our economic independence opponents are capable of anything to block implementing Tax Code measures

July 4th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Prime Minister Victor Ponta maintains that the new Tax Code was adopted by political consensus, but that at the current moment all the opponents of development, prosperity...

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Day of Romanian Red Cross, celebrated at Elisabeta Palace

Day of Romanian Red Cross, celebrated at Elisabeta Palace

July 4th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Princess Margareta hosted at the Elisabeta Palace on Saturday an event devoted to celebrating 139 years of humanitarian work and the centenary since Queen Marie of Romania...

World»

U.S. Charge d’Affaires to Bucharest, Dean 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 to Bucharest, Dean 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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PM Ponta: Our economic independence opponents are capable of anything to block implementing Tax Code measures

Prime Minister Victor Ponta maintains that the new Tax Code was adopted by political consensus, but that at the current moment all the opponents of development, prosperity and economic independence are capable of anything to block the implementing of the Code measures. “A news item that confirms that the VAT standard quota reduction to 19 [...]

Day of Romanian Red Cross, celebrated at Elisabeta Palace

Princess Margareta hosted at the Elisabeta Palace on Saturday an event devoted to celebrating 139 years of humanitarian work and the centenary since Queen Marie of Romania granted the high patronage to the Romanian Red Cross. “It is a great joy to be able to celebrate together today, at the Elisabeta Palace, the Day of [...]

Caras-Severin County Council head Sorin Frunzaverde indicted by DNA

President of the Caras-Severin County Council Sorin Frunzaverde was indicted and given court supervision by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) for peddling influence to obtain undue benefits. Also sent to court in the same file was County Council vice-president Ionesie Ghiorghioni on similar charges plus forgery, use of forgery and three offenses of corruptly influencing [...]

Long Night of Short Films brings multimedia installation, interactive cinema and culinary delights

The Long Night of Short Films, ShortsUP, brings to the public a multimedia installation, interactive cinema and culinary delights, at the Romexpo Central Pavilion, according to the organisers. The “5 minutes Portrait Project” multimedia installation, by Alex Galmeanu, will open the Long Night of Short Films. “From 7 pm to 5 am, the viewers will [...]

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 [...]