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Respect people’s right to work!

July 31st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The increasingly frequent and pressing bad news for the public has managed to rattle the Romanians’ collective consciousness and, what’s more, to divide the Romanian people....

Business»

Romania steel exports worth 611 million lei over four months

September 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Romania’s steel and iron exports over the first four months of 2014 amounted to 611.3 million lei (1 leu = 0.2273 euros), 6.7 down year-on-year, according to data centralized...

Politics»

Former Romanian foreign minister dies

September 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Stefan Andrei, a foreign minister under communism who decreased Romania’s dependency on the Soviet Union, has died. He was 83. Andrei died Sunday at home, according to a...

Social»

Gov’t postpones increase of natural gas price for households

Gov’t postpones increase of natural gas price for households

August 27th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Romanian state reserves the right of postponing the implementation of the schedule for the liberalization of the natural gas price for households until a dispute with...

World»

MEDICAL HOLIDAYS WITH MALAYSIA HEALTHCARE

August 31st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
For outstanding yet affordable medical treatment in a country with great climate, fantastic infrastructure and delicious halal food, Malaysia is the place to go for healthcare...

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Former Romanian foreign minister dies

Stefan Andrei, a foreign minister under communism who decreased Romania’s dependency on the Soviet Union, has died. He was 83. Andrei died Sunday at home, according to a foreign ministry official who declined to be named because she was not authorized to report the death. The diplomat Stefan Andrei was born on March 29, 1931, [...]

Sources: Corina Cretu, confirmed by Juncker for the Regional Policy portfolio

PSD MEP Corina Cretu was confirmed by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, as Romania’s proposal for the position of Commissioner, to the detriment of the current Agriculture Commissioner, Dacian Ciolos. The information has been released by Gandul daily quoting sources in Brussels, according to whom Cretu would receive the Regional Policy portfolio, [...]

Romania relations with Jamaica, Tanzania discussed by ambassadors

Romanian State Secretary for Political Analysis and the Liaison with Parliament, Radu Podgorean met on Monday the ambassador of Jamaica Margaret Ann Louise Jobson and Tanzania Philip Sang’ka Marmo, the foreign ministry announced in a release quoted by Agerpres. The Romanian and Jamaican officials surveyed the phase and prospects of the bilateral political dialogue and [...]

French secretary of state for European Affairs on an official visit to Bucharest

The French secretary of state for European Affairs Harlem Desir is paying a two-day official visit to Romania, where he has meetings with the Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister, Titus Corlatean and with his counterpart, George Ciamba, secretary of state, chief of the Department for European Affairs within the Romanian Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE). According to [...]

PM Ponta: Long-standing relations with China – a facilitator for joint agriculture, energy, infrastructure projects

  Chinese PM Li Keqiang expressed his conviction that Ponta’s visit to China is important for promoting China-Europe relations.   The exceptional political relations between China and Romania, the two states’ 65-year long tradition of diplomatic and political relations, allow us to consider major economic projects, especially in agriculture, energy and infrastructure, Premier Victor Ponta [...]

Opposition alliance to file censure motion on alleged government attempt of election fraud

The Christian Liberal Alliance (ACL, Opposition, made up of National Liberal Party – PNL and Democratic Liberal Party – PDL) will file a censure motion on alleged government attempts of preparing an electoral fraud, ACL co-chair and presidential candidate Klaus Iohannis announced on Monday. ‘We have very clearly established the main theme of the censure [...]

Romania steel exports worth 611 million lei over four months

Romania’s steel and iron exports over the first four months of 2014 amounted to 611.3 million lei (1 leu = 0.2273 euros), 6.7 down year-on-year, according to data centralized by the National Institute of Statistics. Over the same period, the country’s steel and iron imports advanced 2.7 percent, to 813.8 million lei. The Romanian metallurgical [...]

INS: Arrivals in tourist units go up 3.7 per cent in July

Arrivals and overnights in tourist units in Romania went up 3.7 per cent and 4.1 per cent, respectively, in July 2014, compared with July 2013, shows data released on Monday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).   Thus, the arrivals registered in the accommodation units in July 2014 totalled 1,026,600, increasing 3.7 per cent [...]

Central Bank forex reserves down 33 M euros in August

The National Bank of Romania’s (BNR) foreign exchange reserves were down by 33 million euros to 30.875 billion euros from 30.908 billion euros at end-July, show figures communicated by the Central Bank to AGERPRES on Monday. August inflows into the BNR accounts totalled close to 1.13 billion euros representing changes in the foreign exchange reserve [...]

Ponta starts visit to China

Ponta’s agenda includes official talks with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang today, when the two should sign several bilateral documents. The Romanian PM will be received by the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping, and will also meet the Chair of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Zhang Dejiang. The [...]