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The European Commission sends Romania five WARNINGS  of delay for some directives implementation

Thursday, October 5, 2017


The European Commission sent on Wednesday to Romania five decisions which include two letters of formal notice and three warnings in the following domains: single digital market, environment, mobility and transport. In the monthly infringement packages, those referring to Romania include: a letter of formal notice regarding the regulated analysis of  telecom markets, a letter of formal notice referring to the adoption of noise maps and action ...

Three-month ROBOR drops to 1.79pct on Wednesday

Thursday, October 5, 2017

The three-month ROBOR Romanian Interbank Offer Rate, the average interest rate at which Romanian banks borrow among them, on Wednesday was standing at 1.79 percent, down from 1.8 percent on Tuesday, and up from 0.87 percent earlier in the year, according to data with the National Bank of Romania (BNR). The 6-month ROBOR declined to 1.87 percent per annum on Monday from 1.89 percent on Tuesday. Better tax collection has led to a ...

Euro trades at 4.5772 lei on Wednesday

Thursday, October 5, 2017

 The exchange rate of the national leu currency resulting from the quotations announced on Wednesday by the banks authorized to operate on the currency market is as follows: CURRENCY SYMBOL ...

Eurostat: retail trade volume in Romania increased by 15.8 percent in August 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Total retail trade volume in Romania increased by 15.8 percent in August 2017 from August 2016, the highest annual increase in retail trade reported by the European Union member states, according to data released on Wednesday by the European Union's statistics office ...

Study: Romanians spend close to RON 150/month on children’ food for school

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Romanian families spend close to RON 150/month on children’ food for school or kindergarten, compared with other European countries where people spend by 5-6 times more, according to a study of Unicorn Naturals quoted by business-review.eu. “There is still a high difference between Romania and Western countries or UK, for example, regarding the healthy snacks, where they reached GBP 81 billion. Also, ...

Simona Halep defeated Shaparova for the first time în her career

Thursday, October 5, 2017


Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number two, on Wednesday defeated Russia's Maria Sharapova 6-2 6-2, for the first time in her career, advancing to the women's singles quarter-finals of the 6,381,679-USD China Open ...

Stephanie de Monaco attends Bucharest inauguration of Rainier III monument

Thursday, October 5, 2017


 Princess Stephanie of Monaco has unveiled a monument in the Romanian capital that celebrates circus arts and is dedicated to her late father, Prince Rainier III, AP correspondent reports. The bronze monument, which is to become a children's playground, features a clown, a juggler a contortionist, a trainer, an elephant and acrobats, as well as a statue of the ...

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic: Romania not joining the Schengen area stands as proof of a multi-speed Europe

Wednesday, October 4, 2017


Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic stated on Tuesday that Romania not joining the Schengen area stands as proof of a multi-speed Europe. Grabar-Kitarovic, on a state visit to Romania, has met on Tuesday with students and teaching staff of the Bucharest University. She was asked what she believes about the idea of a multi-speed Europe. "Unfortunately, to a certain extent, it exists. The fact that Romania was not granted access to the ...

Iohannis: Three Seas Initiative summit must to be more visible; it is a profoundly pro-European initiative

Wednesday, October 4, 2017


President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday that he wants the Three Seas Initiative summit to be more visible and better performing, underlining that the initiative is a profoundly pro-European one. "We want to make the summit more visible, more efficient and ultimately to promote joint projects of substance. We also want to unveil these projects to the European ...

Croatia's President: Romania is an attractive country for investment

Wednesday, October 4, 2017


Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic stated on Tuesday that Romania is an attractive country for investment. "Economy is one of the ...

President of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, on North Korea and Barcelona situation

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The President of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Tuesday said that her message to North Korea is to comply with the resolutions of the UN Security ...

Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, Daniel, has welcomed the President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

 The Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, Daniel, has welcomed on Tuesday the President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, on which occasion, His Beatitude expressed his hope that the high ranking Croatian official's visit will help deepen the good relations between the two countries, members of the European Union, ...

PM Tudose, in Varna: Romania, Bulgaria, two stability and safety oases of citizen

Wednesday, October 4, 2017


 Prime Minister Mihai Tudose was welcomed on Tuesday at the Evksinograd Palace in Varna by his Bulgarian counterpart Boiko Borisov. Romania and Bulgaria are "two stability and safety oases of the citizen," Prime Minister Mihai Tudose said in Varna, on Tuesday. The two PMs had a tete-a-tete meeting, which took place in the context of organising in Varna the 4th meeting of the Romania-Bulgaria High-level Cooperation ...

Bulgaria, Romania open new border checkpoint

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Romanian counterpart Mihai Tudose opened the new border checkpoint Kaynardzha-Lipnita, focus-fen.net reports.The project was financed with EUR 6 million under the Romania-Bulgaria cross-border cooperation programme, administered by Bucharest. Bulgaria built a 17-km road to connect its territory with Romania’s Lipnita. The road remained closed for a long time, as it has only two lanes versus 4 lanes on the Romanian ...

Romania, Bulgaria ink a joint declaration regarding labour policies and practices

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Minister of Labour and Social Policies of Bulgaria's Government, Biser Petkov and Minister of Labour and Social Justice with Romania's Government, Lia - Olguta Vasilescu on Tuesday inked in Varna a joint declaration by which the two countries agree on strengthening the exchange of information, experience and viewpoints regarding labour policies and practices, a release by the ...

Leaders Of Bulgaria, Greece, Romania Back Serbia’s EU Membership

Wednesday, October 4, 2017


Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia might be a "wall" defending the European Union, Prime Minister Mihai Tudose stated on Tuesday in Varna, Bulgaria."We have extended the collaboration between Bulgaria and Romania with Serbia and Greece. We are not a country neighbouring Greece, we are however, a partner country with Greece. (...) We are four countries making up ...

National statement to the General Debate of the II Committee of the UN General Assembly

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Dr. Ion Jinga, Permanent Representative of Romania to the UN has presented a national statement to the General Debate of the II Committee of the UN General Assembly, on 3 October 2017, a press release sent to ACTMedia reads. He highlighted the importance and the role of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and of the Paris Agreement as instruments for achieving substantive progress towards the SDGs and their ...

MAE: Romania reaffirms support for Spain’s sovereignty

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) regrets the incidents on Sunday generated by the violation of the Spanish constitutional order and reaffirms Romania’s strong support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of this country, a communiqué released by the ministry reads. The MAE shows that Spain is “an important ally and strategic partner of our country, a relationship reflected both bilaterally and within the EU and at ...

CCR: Kovesi must come for hearings on the 2009 elections in Parliament

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) has established that the National Anti-corruption Directorate Chief Prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi has an obligation to appear in Parliament - before the Special Inquiry Committee looking into the organization of the 2009 elections and the result of the presidential poll - and to provide all the requested information and make available all the other documents or evidence held, useful to the Committee's activity, reads a press release ...

1,700 magistrates call on PM Tudose and Minister Toader to give up the ‘judicial experiment’ with the justice laws

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The Romanian Judges’ Forum has sent to the Prime Minister and to the Minister of Justice a memorandum in which it criticizes the package of laws promoted by Minister Tudorel Toader, ...

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