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Klaus Iohannis and demography

March 31st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Klaus Iohannis started the year 2015 by achieving an important objective. After constant pleading, he managed to impose the Romanian political class a Pact for Defence. This...

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EC asks Romania to recover money offered to Swedish investors

EC asks Romania to recover money offered to Swedish investors

March 31st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The European Commission has reached the conclusion that the sum paid by Romania to Ioan and Viorel Micula, owners of European Drinks, as damages for the decision to cancel...

Politics»

Victor Ponta at war with the press

Victor Ponta at war with the press

March 31st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
‘The Romanian Press Club (CRP) on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Victor Ponta to ‘reconsider his attitude to journalists’, as the one shown during his latest statements...

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Living and working in Romania : Interview with Karen and Stephen Willoughby, exceptional teachers of International School of Bucharest

Living and working in Romania : Interview with Karen and Stephen Willoughby, exceptional teachers of International School of Bucharest

March 30th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Karen and Stephen Willoughby joined International School of Bucharest (ISB) in August 2013. Karen is Primary Deputy Principal and Stephen is Secondary Deputy Principal. They...

World»

Romania, U.S. explore new prospects for cooperation under their Strategic Partnership

Romania, U.S. explore new prospects for cooperation under their Strategic Partnership

March 30th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday that more predictability and transparency in the Government’s action and the law making process are essential conditions to draw...

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Victor Ponta at war with the press

‘The Romanian Press Club (CRP) on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Victor Ponta to ‘reconsider his attitude to journalists’, as the one shown during his latest statements was ‘inconsideration’ and ‘regress of communication’, the professional association states in a press release. ‘Prime Minister Victor Ponta’s latest statements represent an inconsideration of journalists who honestly do their [...]

EC asks Romania to recover money offered to Swedish investors

The European Commission has reached the conclusion that the sum paid by Romania to Ioan and Viorel Micula, owners of European Drinks, as damages for the decision to cancel an investment aid scheme breaks EU norms on state aid. The Swedish businessmen have to reimburse all the sums already received and which are equivalent to [...]

Romgaz: Important natural gas discoveries

The increasingly higher investments made in the Romanian hydrocarbon sector puts our country at the top of the hierarchy in Central and Eastern Europe. On the basis of financial efforts, but also of modern technologies, new oil and gas deposits are discovered or old perimeters thought to be depleted are reopened. Romgaz SA Medias, the [...]

ANAF between applying the law and abusing the law

Numerous representatives of SMEs, small restaurants and hotel trusts have been complaining in recent days about the abuses made by the National Fiscal Administration Agency (ANAF) in combating tax evasion. Premier Victor Ponta stated that ANAF’s possible abuses will be punished. “If there are abuses made by ANAF these abuses will certainly be punished but, [...]

EU not to finance M4 highway linking Hungary and Romania

According to press information, the Hungarians have bigger problems than Romanians in what concerns the financing of the M4 Highway that goes from Budapest to Bors (Romania) and then Targu Mures. Hungary has average costs more than twice higher than Romania’s average costs when it comes to the construction of new highways, a fact that [...]

Damen Galati finalizes ferryboat for Canada

The first ferryboat built at the Damen Shipyard in Galati has been launched. The ship will be used to ferry passengers and auto vehicles between the Fogo and Change islands located on Canada’s eastern coast, the Mediafax correspondent informs. The ship ordered by the Canadians, called Veteran, will transport passengers (locals and tourists) and auto [...]

Klaus Iohannis and demography

Klaus Iohannis started the year 2015 by achieving an important objective. After constant pleading, he managed to impose the Romanian political class a Pact for Defence. This January, after issuing it, Iohannis declared that “It is an implicit agreement to the development of the national defence industry.” An industry that mostly got thrown away. And [...]

Radu Pricop, Traian Basescu’s son-in-law heard at DNA as suspect in Lucinschi case

Radu Pricop (photo), former President Traian Basescu’s son-in-law, on Tuesday went to the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) for hearings. Judiciary sources tell Agerpres that he is being heard as a suspected accomplice to the count of blackmail allegedly committed by Sergiu Lucinschi, son of former Moldovan President Petru Lucinschi, currently in the custody of the [...]

Who approved Basescu’s move to Scrovistea Palace?

Former president Traian Basescu has finally vacated the Lac 3 Villa reserved for acting presidents, despite the fact that he should have done so long ago. Thus, acting President Klaus Iohannis can now move in the rightful official residence that Basescu occupied until now. Through a government decision, the Executive established a month ago that [...]

Auto sales rising

In February new car sales grew by almost 21 pc year-on-year, to 6,281 units, the Driver Licenses and Vehicle Registration Directorate (DRPCIV) data published on Friday show. Of the total new car sales, auto vehicles registered in February a 12.77 per cent year-on-year growth to 4,116 units, up from 3,650 units in the same period [...]