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Davos on Twitter (I)

January 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
World top personalities in a variety of fields have been regularly meeting at Davos, Switzerland, for some years now. This year, the meeting held in the Alps locality –...

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TAROM to operate direct Bucharest – Valencia flights

TAROM to operate direct Bucharest – Valencia flights

January 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
TAROM will operate, from June 19 to September 28, 2015, direct Bucharest – Valencia flights, with prices from 143 euros per return ticket, the airline informed on Tuesday. The...

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Questions and reactions  following  George Maior’s resignation as head of SRI, possible successors

Questions and reactions following George Maior’s resignation as head of SRI, possible successors

January 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The chief of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) , George Maior, on Tuesday tendered his resignation to President Klaus Iohannis, according to an announcement made by...

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FM Bogdan Aurescu: Romania remains firmly engaged in international cooperation for remembrance and study of Holocaust

FM Bogdan Aurescu: Romania remains firmly engaged in international cooperation for remembrance and study of Holocaust

January 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Romania will remain firmly engaged in international cooperation meant for spreading education about the Holocaust, and also for the remembrance and study of this great tragedy,...

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Romanian delegation at “Let My People Live!” international forum dedicated to the Holocaust victims

Romanian delegation at “Let My People Live!” international forum dedicated to the Holocaust victims

January 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
A Romanian delegation represented by MPs, high officials of Government and Parliament and delegates of the political parties  visits the Czech Republic to take part  in...

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Questions and reactions following George Maior’s resignation as head of SRI, possible successors

The chief of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) , George Maior, on Tuesday tendered his resignation to President Klaus Iohannis, according to an announcement made by the Presidential Administration. The President accepted it. Maior’s resignation took the political stage and commentators by surprise, all the more so as, in his vast interview granted to B1 [...]

“Gruber’s Journey” opens the Holocaust Film festival

‘Calatoria lui Gruber’ (Gruber’s Journey), a film directed by Radu Gabrea opened the first edition of the Holocaust Film Festival at the Museum of Romanian Peasant (MTR) on Tuesday night. Alexandru Florian, the manager of the Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of Holocaust in Romania (INSHR – EW), announced three days ‘full of [...]

TAROM to operate direct Bucharest – Valencia flights

TAROM will operate, from June 19 to September 28, 2015, direct Bucharest – Valencia flights, with prices from 143 euros per return ticket, the airline informed on Tuesday. The flights will be twice per week and will be operated by Airbus aircraft on Fridays and Sundays, with takeoff from Bucharest at 9:00 pm and landing [...]

Romania’s auto parts industry to double its turnover in next 10 years

* Romania has the possibility of becoming an auto industry hub in Central and Eastern Europe * Our country’s competitors are the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Constantin Stroe, President of the Association of Automobile Manufacturers in Romania (ACAROM), believes that Romania has the possibility of becoming an auto industry hub in Central and Eastern [...]

CCR motivation: Cyber security law violates private life, secrecy of correspondence

The Law on cyber security violates the constitutional provisions regarding the rule of law and the principle of legality, as well as the ones regarding the intimate, family and private life, the secrecy of correspondence, respectively, says the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR). The motivation invoked by the CCR is the fact that the national [...]

Number of insolvent companies 30 pc smaller in 2014

* Approximately 200,000 foreign capital companies at the end of 2014 According to the Commerce Registry (ONRC), in 2014 the number of insolvent companies dropped by 30.05 per cent from 29,587 in 2013 to 20,696. A significant drop in the number of insolvencies (77.61 per cent) was registered in Mehedinti County where 189 insolvencies were [...]

EU does not accept extra compensations for Romanian dairy producers

Romania and Bulgaria have not managed to obtain from the EU supplementary compensations for dairy producers affected by the Russian embargo on EU agricultural products, Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Dessislava Taneva stated after the meeting of the EU Agricultural Ministers Council on Monday, the Independent Balkan News Agency informs, quoted Agerpres. The EU does not accept [...]

Swiss Franc loans crisis: BNR estimates losses of EUR 1 bln for banks

* The loss was calculated on the basis of the exchange rates used when the loans were contracted The National Bank of Romania (BNR) has estimated an accounting loss of approximately RON 4.3 bln (EUR 950 M) for the 11 commercial banks with CHF-denominated loans in their portfolio if the loans were to be converted [...]

Prosecutor General: No indications regarding leaks to press of case information

Romania’s Prosecutor General Tiberiu Nitu in Brasov on Tuesday stated in answering a question regarding some information, released in the press by “so-called sources”, from the case files of persons under investigation, that there is no indication of committing any disciplinary deviations pertaining to the public communication of certain information. “The verifications made by the [...]

FM Bogdan Aurescu: Romania remains firmly engaged in international cooperation for remembrance and study of Holocaust

Romania will remain firmly engaged in international cooperation meant for spreading education about the Holocaust, and also for the remembrance and study of this great tragedy, as well as in preventing similar tragedies from ever happening again, Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu stated on Tuesday. The chief of the Romanian diplomacy, at the conference dedicated [...]