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Surprising resemblances

January 30th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Nuri Bilge Ceylan is one of the most spoiled directors of the Cannes Film Festival. In less than a decade, he won an Award for Best Director, two Grand Prix and, at the latest...

Business»

Poland shale gas bubble burst, Chevron estimates on explorations in Romania still pending

Poland shale gas bubble burst, Chevron estimates on explorations in Romania still pending

February 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
* Chevron Polska Energy Resources Sp. z o.o to dissolve At the end of January, European and global news agencies were headlining: Chevron, the second-largest oil producer...

Politics»

Elena Udrea launches unprecedented attacks against SRI leadership: The panic after I accused a SRI General shows the fear of those who have skeletons in their closets

Elena Udrea launches unprecedented attacks against SRI leadership: The panic after I accused a SRI General shows the fear of those who have skeletons in their closets

February 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
One day after she was placed under criminal prosecution with charges of money laundering and false wealth statements, People’s Movement Party (PMP) leader  Elena Udrea...

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President Iohannis attends Three Holy Hierarchs liturgy, pleads for a cohesive and tolerant society

President Iohannis attends Three Holy Hierarchs liturgy, pleads for a cohesive and tolerant society

January 31st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
President Klaus Iohannis attended on Friday at the Romanian Patriarchy the liturgy for the Feast of the Three Holy Hierarchs, and afterwards had an almost three-hour meeting...

World»

The U.S. Navy publishes photos with NSF Deveselu construction site, works expected to complete late in 2015

The U.S. Navy publishes photos with NSF Deveselu construction site, works expected to complete late in 2015

January 31st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The U.S. Navy along with American and Romanian contractors work together at the construction of the U.S. Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System on board Naval Support Facilty...

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Elena Udrea launches unprecedented attacks against SRI leadership: The panic after I accused a SRI General shows the fear of those who have skeletons in their closets

One day after she was placed under criminal prosecution with charges of money laundering and false wealth statements, People’s Movement Party (PMP) leader  Elena Udrea shocked Romanian politics on Friday with allegations linking the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) with influential politicians and businessmen accused of corruption. Former Development Minister and former presidential candidate for the [...]

Large constructions and IT companies face tax evasion and money laundering charges

Police officers raided on Sunday 146 locations in Bucharest and 11 counties, targeting 90 persons suspected of engaging in money laundering and tax evasion in the IT and constructions sectors, persons accused of causing EUR 30 M in damages. According to judiciary sources quoted by Mediafax, Erbasu, UTI, Strabag, Romsys and Total Network Solutions are [...]

Poland shale gas bubble burst, Chevron estimates on explorations in Romania still pending

* Chevron Polska Energy Resources Sp. z o.o to dissolve At the end of January, European and global news agencies were headlining: Chevron, the second-largest oil producer in the US, ends its “adventure” in Poland. One of modern Poland’s biggest dreams was that of escaping its energy dependence on Russia. The government led by Donald [...]

Geoana, Vanghelie launch Initiative Group for the New Social Democrat Project, say Ponta’s political sultanate will end soon

Senator Mircea Geoana announced on Sunday at the launch of the Initiative Group for the New Social Democrat Project, that in the next two weeks there will be a new parliamentary majority and a new government. The Initiative Group for the New Social Democrat Project is a leftist political project conducted by former social democratic [...]

President Iohannis visits the 33rd Mountain Troops Battalion “Posada”, takes lunch with the soldiers

Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis   assisted on Friday to the training mission of the 33rd Mountain Troops  Battalion “Posada” at the Army Combat Training Centre in Cincu  and had lunch with the military, reads a release published on the Presidential Administration website. The Battalion will participate since March at the mission “Resolute Support” in Afghanistan. For six months, [...]

PNL National Council resolutions: Assuming government and drawing up new majority

The 1,050 delegates gathered at the Palace of Parliament on Saturday for the meeting of the National Council of the new National Liberal Party (PNL) adopted two resolutions, one announcing that the party assumes government and the draw up of a new parliamentary majority, and the other criticising the budget for 2015. “We want to [...]

Prime Minister reiterates: Current parliamentary majority is solid, the Liberals’ censure motion has no chance

Prime Minister Victor Ponta in Sinaia on Saturday said that the existing number of votes “is not even close” to the number required for a censure motion to pass, adding that the current majority is a “solid” one. “The majority must be ensured by the Government at the moment of asking for the vote of [...]

PM Ponta says he would want apolitical persons be appointed as SRI and SIE heads

Prime Minister and Social Democratic Party (PSD) Chairman Victor Ponta in Sinaia on Saturday said that he would want that apolitical persons be appointed for leadership of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) and the Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE) and not to see repeated an older practice – that of politicizing those services. “As PSD Chairman, [...]

UNPR’s Oprea: We fully support Victor Ponta as Prime Minister, we don’t knock down governments we are part of

National Union for Romania’s Progress (UNPR) Chairman Gabriel Oprea in Sinaia on Saturday said that the group he heads “fully” supports the Government headed by Victor Ponta as Prime Minister and Social Democratic Party (PSD) Chairman, saying that the Progressists are “serious people” who don’t “knock down” the governments they are part of. “I am [...]

PDL’s Blaga: Liberals will file a censure motion in Parliament against Ponta Gov’t even in case they don’t obtain majority

National Liberal Party (PNL) Co-Chairman and Democratic Liberal Party (PDL) leader Vasile Blaga on Friday said that the Liberals will file a censure motion in Parliament even in case they don’t obtain a majority, arguing that it is the Opposition’s duty to sanction Power. ‘We shall file a censure motion, it is the right and [...]