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Twitter age in foreign politics?

January 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The new technological breakthroughs in the area of communications tend to change from foundation the various fields of political activity (we are just referring to this area,...

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Swiss Franc crisis sparks much talk but little solutions

Swiss Franc crisis sparks much talk but little solutions

January 25th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Last Friday the RON/CHF exchange rate registered a new record high, namely RON 4.5817/CHF, up by 1.5 per cent compared to the previous day. There is nothing spectacular in...

Politics»

President Klaus Iohannis visits Communism’s Archives

President Klaus Iohannis visits Communism’s Archives

January 25th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The Presidential Administration has announced that President Klaus Iohannis will pay a visit on Monday to  the National Council for the Study of the Securitate Archives (CNSAS)....

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Swiss Franc borrowers organize protest in Bucharest

Swiss Franc borrowers organize protest in Bucharest

January 25th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The Group of Clients with CHF-denominated Loans organized on Sunday a protest meeting outside the Palace of Parliament, asking the Government, the Lower Chamber, the National...

World»

European leaders gather in Prague, Terezin for Holocaust Commemoration and to discuss how to deal with the rise of anti-Semitism

European leaders gather in Prague, Terezin for Holocaust Commemoration and to discuss how to deal with the rise of anti-Semitism

January 24th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Senior politicians, diplomats, global figures and experts from around the world will gather in Prague and Terezin on Monday and Tuesday, in the framework of an official European...

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Swiss Franc borrowers organize protest in Bucharest

The Group of Clients with CHF-denominated Loans organized on Sunday a protest meeting outside the Palace of Parliament, asking the Government, the Lower Chamber, the National Bank and the commercial banks to convert forex-denominated loans into RON-denominated loans. According to police estimations, approximately 1,500 persons took part in the protest. “If we consider the police [...]

President Klaus Iohannis visits Communism’s Archives

The Presidential Administration has announced that President Klaus Iohannis will pay a visit on Monday to  the National Council for the Study of the Securitate Archives (CNSAS). Thus, the President will be at CNSAS’s archives in Popesti Leordeni, Ilfov County, at 10 a.m. “It will have an important contribution to the opening of a Museum [...]

Swiss Franc crisis sparks much talk but little solutions

Last Friday the RON/CHF exchange rate registered a new record high, namely RON 4.5817/CHF, up by 1.5 per cent compared to the previous day. There is nothing spectacular in the plan of actions for supporting the more than 75,000 borrowers with CHF-denominated loans. It is true that also last Friday the President met the Governor [...]

SRI: Romania is being transited by Europeans who want to join ISIS

The Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) informed through a press release on Saturday that a high number of persons, especially from Western Europe and Western Balkans, were interested to travel to Syria and Iraq to engage in conflicts there, mainly transiting Romania and Bulgaria, as land routes. SRI says ‘the effective management of risks associated with [...]

PM Ponta: Works at Ungheni-Iasi-Targu Mures motorway might begin in 2016

The Government has included the Ungheni-Iasi (northeastern Romania) – Targu-Mures (centre) motorway in the road transport master plan to be sent to the European Commission, Prime Minister Victor Ponta announced on Friday. He mentioned that works might begin at the earliest in 2016. Ponta said the plan was to secure full financing through the Sectoral [...]

Senator Firea questioned by PICCJ on Traian Basescu’s blackmail file

PSD Senator Gabriela Firea was invited on Friday to a hearing at the Prosecutors’ Office of the High Court of Cassation and Justice (PICCJ) to grant statements in the file she initiated, accusing former Head of the State Traian Basescu of threat and blackmail. “I answered the subpoena issued by the prosecutor working on the [...]

“Holocaust through the Eyes of Filmgoers” Festival at the Peasant’s Museum

The “Elie Wiesel” National Institute for Studying Holocaust in Romania (INSHR – EW), in partnership with the US Embassy in Romania, announces the film festival “Holocaust through the Eyes of Filmgoers”, scheduled during January 27 – 29. This is the first film festival dedicated to the Holocaust and reunites famous adaptations, valuable documentaries and Romanian [...]

Mayors of Iasi, Chisnau, Cernauti sign cooperation agreement on education, culture and public administration

Mayors of Iasi (Romania), Chisinau (Moldova) and Cernauti (Ukraine) on Saturday signed in Iasi, in the presence of Prime Minister Victor Ponta, a cooperation agreement on education, culture and public administration.The agreement was signed in the Gothic Hall of the Three Hierarchs monastery, attending the event being also His Eminence Teofan, Metropolitan of Moldova and [...]

Imports of Russian natural gas at historic low

Romanian companies have imported only 1 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Russia last year. In previous years the annual average stood at up to 6 billion cubic meters. Consequently, Romania’s bill has dropped from USD 2.5 – 3 bln in 2006 and 2007 to half a billion Dollars last year. Last year Romanian [...]

INS: Romania’s net coal production decreases by 6.3 % in the first 11 months of 2014

Romania’s net coal production totaled, in the first 11 months of last year, 4.093 million tonnes of oil equivalent (toe), by 6.3% (274,900 toe) lower compared to that in the similar period of 2013, according to the data centralized by the National Statistics Institute (INS). In the said period, Romania imported 442,200 net coal toe, [...]