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We have the greatest agricultural farms in Europe

July 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
From Daniel Constantin on, there was no Agriculture Minister not to be obsessed by the idea of merging agricultural fields based on the situation of land property as it results...

Business»

143 cellars presented in book financed by Ministry of Agriculture

143 cellars presented in book financed by Ministry of Agriculture

July 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The Romanian wine industry, divided into eight major vine-growing regions, was ‘captured’ for the first time in a complex work, financed by the National Vine and Wine...

Politics»

Ponta’s lawyer went to DNA for the file he was investigated on

Ponta’s lawyer went to DNA for the file he was investigated on

July 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Ponta’s lawyer visited the National Anti-Corruption Directorate for the file including charges against Victor Ponta. The Prime Minister is still in Turkey, undergoing...

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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»

Foreign Minister Aurescu: Without open door policy, NATO’s credibility would be questioned

Foreign Minister Aurescu: Without open door policy, NATO’s credibility would be questioned

July 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
NATO’s credibility would be questioned without an open door policy, and this shouldn’t be abandoned, Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu said on Thursday,...

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Ponta’s lawyer went to DNA for the file he was investigated on

Ponta’s lawyer visited the National Anti-Corruption Directorate for the file including charges against Victor Ponta. The Prime Minister is still in Turkey, undergoing recovery treatment after his knee surgery. Lawyer Loredana Radu arrived at the headquarters of the National Anti-Corruption Directorate at about 11:00 and made no comments at the entrance to the building. Loredana [...]

Victor Ponta about Monica Macovei and Cristi Preda: Romania’s enemies and detractors

The Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) Committee of the European Parliament on Thursday declined that the situation in Romania should be discussed in plenary sitting. Prime-Minister Victor Ponta stated on his Facebook account his satisfaction with the fact that his situation would not be debated on in the European Parliament. ‘Good news from [...]

Vice-President of the Chamber of Deputies, Dan Motreanu, under criminal investigation for influence peddling and money laundering

PNL Deputy Dan Motreanu, the Vice-President of the Chamber of Deputies, came on Thursday at the National Anti-Corruption Directorate, as he was summoned to be questioned in a file that includes charges for corruption offences. Legal sources say he was a suspect in former presidential adviser George Scutaru’s file.   PNL Deputy, suspect in Scutaru’s [...]

Alarming radiation rise at Chernobyl

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 fire. Kiev authorities have informed that the level of radiation was ten times the acceptable value. The area around the damages nuclear reactor at Chernobyl, [...]

Businessman Horia Simu questioned in case with EUR 55 M damages

Prosecutors with the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) conducted, on Thursday, searches targeting Horia Simu, a top beneficiary of property restitution, in a case involving damages worth 55 million euro, according to Agerpres. Businessman Horia Simu is suspected of committing the crime of complicity to abuse of office in connection to his receiving overvalued reparations from [...]

Festival “Sighisoara Medievala” XXIII attempts to enter Guinness Book with three records

The festival Sighisoara Medievala, presently at the 23rd edition, intends to enter the Guinness Book with three records: the biggest sword, the biggest festival flag and the biggest round pretzel. The festival is scheduled for the last weekend of July – during July 23 – 26, 2015. The theme of the 2015 edition is “Minstrels and [...]

Romania upholds lowest drug prices in Europe

Health Minister Nicolae Banicioiu informed that, on 1 July, Romania would have the lowest drug prices in Europe. The new prices are already known in the healthcare sector. ‘After 1 July, Romania will practically have the lowest prices in Europe, which is a normal thing considering the provisions and regulations of the various ministerial orders, [...]

143 cellars presented in book financed by Ministry of Agriculture

The Romanian wine industry, divided into eight major vine-growing regions, was ‘captured’ for the first time in a complex work, financed by the National Vine and Wine Office of Romania, an institution reporting to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The book gives detailed information on a total of 143 cellars in Romania. ‘The [...]

New border crossing point with Hungary to become operational when A 1 and M43 motorways connect

The Government adopted, on 1 July 2015, a memorandum for the signing of a bilateral agreement between Romania and Hungary on opening a new border crossing point between the two states. The new border crossing point will connect Romania to Hungary via the A1 and M43 motorways that will meet, between the localities of Nadlac [...]

Electric power transmission tariff down 6.8pc

The electric power transmission tariff is going down by 6.8 percent starting Wednesday, namely from 22.5 lei a megawatt-hour to 20.97 lei/MWh, according to an Order of the National Energy Regulatory Agency published in the Official Journal. The functioning system tariffs will be by 17.6 percent lower, namely from 1.42 lei/MWh to 1.17 lei/MWh, while [...]