Editorial»

A proxy war between Russia and the West? (IV)

March 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
It is obvious that the West is highly interested in an agreement with Russia, because the aggressiveness shown by the latter to Europe especially is a threat that costs them...

Business»

Issue of the Day:Darius Valcov, shell game with the IMF

Issue of the Day:Darius Valcov, shell game with the IMF

March 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
It happened not just during presidential elections, but also afterwards, many times. Darius Valcov, the current Finance Minister, is trying to prove that Romania no longer...

Politics»

DNA prosecutors accuse Udrea that she founded a genuine Mafia system while leading the Ministry of Tourism. Topoliceanu: Elena Udrea demanded EUR 10 million for herself and for the party, from the CNI budget

DNA prosecutors accuse Udrea that she founded a genuine Mafia system while leading the Ministry of Tourism. Topoliceanu: Elena Udrea demanded EUR 10 million for herself and for the party, from the CNI budget

March 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
PMP MP  Elena Udrea, former Minister of Regional Development and Tourism for four years between 2008-2012,  was once again arrested for 30 days last Wednesday, this time...

Social»

Unemployment rate stood at 6.5 pct in January

Unemployment rate stood at 6.5 pct in January

March 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 6.5 percent in January 2015, down by 0.1 percentage points compared to the previous month, and by 0.5 percentage points...

World»

Issue of the Day: On a mysterious Mr. Porr

Issue of the Day: On a mysterious Mr. Porr

March 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Klaus Iohannis’s visit last week in Germany did not elicit too much interest in the Romanian press, nor in the German one. That’s life. Europe continues to consider us...

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Issue of the Day:Darius Valcov, shell game with the IMF

It happened not just during presidential elections, but also afterwards, many times. Darius Valcov, the current Finance Minister, is trying to prove that Romania no longer needs a new agreement with the IMF/EC/WB. The Ministry’s treasury is well furnished, macroeconomic indicators are satisfying, we have economic growth, we do not fear deflation. He repeated his [...]

Innovative companies on the Romanian market: Allview-Inspiring gadgets in Romania and 13 other countries

The Mobile World Congress, an event that started yesterday in Barcelona, has brought to the forefront the battle between mobile industry giants: Samsung, Apple, HTC and Lenovo. We have kept an eye not only on the competition between the big mobile industry groups. We have also been interested in the presence of Romanian companies, especially [...]

A proxy war between Russia and the West? (IV)

It is obvious that the West is highly interested in an agreement with Russia, because the aggressiveness shown by the latter to Europe especially is a threat that costs them a lot (expenses for defence, economical consequences, a climate of instability and so on.) A report published on February 10, 2015, by the British Parliament, [...]

DNA prosecutors accuse Udrea that she founded a genuine Mafia system while leading the Ministry of Tourism. Topoliceanu: Elena Udrea demanded EUR 10 million for herself and for the party, from the CNI budget

PMP MP  Elena Udrea, former Minister of Regional Development and Tourism for four years between 2008-2012,  was once again arrested for 30 days last Wednesday, this time  in the “Gala Bute” file, for allegedly having committed three accounts of bribe taking, abuse of office, attempt to use forged, inaccurate or incomplete documents to wrongfully gain [...]

Severe sanctions for merchants breaking the law

Starting on March 1, the Fiscal Antifraud General Directorate (ANAF) is empowered to suspend and seal off the work points of merchants that do not use fiscal cash registers or that do not offer sale slips for all goods and services offered. The sanctions will be taken against economic operators that: lack electronic cash registers [...]

Unemployment rate stood at 6.5 pct in January

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 6.5 percent in January 2015, down by 0.1 percentage points compared to the previous month, and by 0.5 percentage points from the level recorded in January 2014, according to the data released by the National Statistics Institute (INS). The number of unemployed people (aged from 15 to 74), [...]

Relu Fenechiu on his detention in Iasi Prison: ‘I painted the bathroom myself, I have slept in rusty beds’

Ex-PNL Minister Relu Fenechiu, currently serving a five-year prison sentence in the ‘Transformer’ case, states in an interview for ‘NewsPro’ that he had been ‘generally wronged; during his stay in the Iasi Prison. The former official speaks about the conditions in prisons and his plans about returning to politics and business after his release. ‘I [...]

Five defendants in Bute Boxing Gala case one step away from being released

Five defendants in the Bute Boxing Gala case could be released when the 30 days of arrest ruled by the Bucharest Court of Appeals expire. The decision could be taken on Tuesday, March 3. The five defendants waiting for a decision on whether to keep them under preventive arrest or to place them under house [...]

CCR’s President among candidates accepted to be interviewed for CJEU judge office

The President of the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR), Augustin Zegrean, is among the candidates accepted to hold the interview during the procedure for designating Romania’s representative for the office of judge with the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). The Justice Ministry released on its website the list of persons accepted to [...]

Supreme Council for Country’s Defence meets on Tuesday at Cotroceni Palace

The Supreme Council for Country’s Defence (CSAT) will reunite on Tuesday afternoon, at 15:00 hours, in a meeting chaired by President Klaus Iohannis, at the presidential Cotroceni Palace, according to a release sent Agerpres on Monday by the Presidential Administration. The above mentioned source specifies the reunion’s agenda will include topics concerning the state of [...]