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The abyssal history

March 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The last Oscar for Best Foreign Film was won by the Polish film “Ida”, directed by  Pawel Pawlikowski. It is the latest acknowledgment after the film has already acquired...

Business»

Severe sanctions for merchants breaking the law

Severe sanctions for merchants breaking the law

March 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
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...

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...

Recent Articles

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 [...]

DNA prosecutors following trace of EU funds fraud

The National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) prosecutors on Monday conducted investigations in a case of suspected fraud involving EU funds and corruption committed from 2011 to 2014. A total of 11 addresses in Bucharest and Prahova, Cluj and Brasov Counties were searched. According to ‘Buna ziua Cluj’ publication, the anti-corruption prosecutors also raised the domicile of [...]

PSD National Council to meet on March 20-21: Victor Ponta prepares activity report

The Social-Democrats will meet in the National Council on March 20-21, to also elect a new head of the forum replacing Adrian Nastase. Victor Ponta said that, during the National Council meeting, he would present a work report for himself and for the leadership of the party. After the PSD National Standing Bureau (BPN) meeting [...]

ANRP heads resign over fines for non-payment of damages

The President of the National Authority for the Restitution of Properties (ANRP), George Baesu, (photo) as well as the two vice-presidents have resigned office on Monday. Baesu has presented to the prime minister his resignation, the resignations of the other members of the leadership of the institution as well as a complaint stating that ANRP [...]