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President Iohannis, at the UN: Romania was not spared by adverse effects of climate change

Thursday, September 26, 2019


President Klaus Iohannis stated on Wednesday that the 74th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) represents an opportunity to step up the implementation of the UN reform package, adding that "you can count on Romania and our active commitment in achieving these ambitious endeavours.""With the fall of the hideous communist regime, 30 years ago, my country embarked on a new era of freedom, democracy and prosperity. The Iron Curtain was replaced by our strong ...

DefMin Les meets UN Under-Secretary-General Lacroix in New York

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Defence Minister Gabriel Les met on Tuesday at the UN headquarters in New York with UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix, with the discussions focusing on streamlining the missions carried out under the aegis of the Organization.The meeting took place on the occasion of Gabriel Les's visit to the United States of America, together with a delegation from Romania, led by Prime Minister Viorica Dancila."The discussions took ...

President Iohannis to attend October 1 official opening of Europalia International Art Festival in Brussels

Thursday, September 26, 2019

President Klaus Iohannis will attend, next Tuesday, in Brussels, the official opening of the Europalia International Art Festival, where Romania is the guest of honor country, a release of the Presidential Administration shows, adding that President Iohannis' visit comes following the invitation by King Philippe of Belgium.During the visit, the head of state will have a meeting with King Philippe at the Royal Palace in Brussels, with whom he will open the ...

Orban: We have 237 signatures on the motion of censure; will be submitted early next week

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The censure motion, entitled “To re-build Romania, Dancila Government must be removed immediately“, will be filed in Parliament on Monday, September 30. Liberal chairman Ludovic Orban said that 237 signatures had been collected and ...

Rovana Plumb, proposed European Commissioner, exceptionally heard in the EP in relation to different declarations of wealth

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The Legal Committee of the European Parliament is to hear Rovana Plumb in an emergency meeting on Thursday following inconsistencies found in her wealth statements. Plumb has been proposed by PM Viorica Dancila as European Commissioner. Romanian MEP Siegfried Muresan has announced that Rovana Plumb had not got ...

The CFA Romania  analysts estimate a depreciation of the national currency up to 4.8243 lei/euro over the next 12 months

Thursday, September 26, 2019


The CFA Romania analysts anticipate a depreciation of the leu over the next 12 months up to an exchange rate of 4.8243 lei/euro and an annual average rate of inflation of 4.03% at the end of September, according to a press release.In August 2019, the indicator of macroeconomic trust of the association CFA Romania dropped against the previous month with 5.5 percentage points down to the value of 42.8 points and against the same month of the previous year, the ...

EFAMA: Asset management market in Romania, dominated by retail investors compared to rest of Europe

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The asset management market in Romania is dominated by retail investors compared to the rest of Europe, Tanguy van de Werve, Director General of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA), stated on Wednesday at the first edition of the Fund Managers Summit in Romania.There is room for investment in mutual funds by institutional investors. If we look at the financial assets of retail investors, people do not invest much in mutual funds. In Romania, ...

Survey: Sales, the most wanted domain for job candidates: public positions and volunteering, the least wanted

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sales are the first at the top of the most wanted domains by the candidates for jobs, while public positions and volunteering drew the lowest number of applications in 2019, according to a survey made by the recruitment company eJobs.ro.The candidates aged between 25 and 35 files almost half of the total number of applications for jobs in sales ( 3 million, from the start of the year until now). Approximately 750,000 applications belonged to those in the category ...

Sorin Dimitriu- sentenced with suspension

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sorin-Petre Dimitriu who resigned from the position of chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Bucharest (CCIB) was sentenced on Tuesday by the Court of Appeal Bucuresti for 2 years and 8 months of prison with suspension, in a file connected to fraud with European funds.Sorin-Petre Dimitriu was sentenced for offence of abuse in office and crime against the financial interests of the EU, being acquitted for other crime of abuse in office and use of ...

New case of suspicious resume data in case of Transgaz, a Romanian energy company's top manager

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The manager of major Romanian energy transport company Transgaz has claimed in the official resume published by the company that he holds a diploma for long term oil and gas engineering studies. But the university that manager Ion Sterian indicates in his CV says he attended courses there for a shorter period and he was the recipient of junior engineering diploma.Ion Sterian reported in his resume that he attended long term studies at the Oil and Gas University in ...

Transelectrica to make penal complaint against Mariu Danut Carasol, general manager, who had fake CV

Thursday, September 26, 2019


The managers of the national energy transporter Transelectrica announced on Tuesday that they decided to make a penal complaint against Marius Danut Carasol, the general manager of the company who had a fake resume. Members of the Supervision Council say they had shows their intention to continue with responsibility all correct actions to protect company interests and recover prejudices. Until the present, legal procedures to ...

Caracal file: DIICOT requests FBI aid for DNA examination in Luiza Melencu case

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) has requested the aid of the Federal Investigation Bureau (FBI, US) to conduct a genetic examination that would determine the genetic profile (DNA) in the Luiza Melencu case, but also to establish the psychological/behavioural profile of Gheorghe Dinca, the suspect in the Caracal crimes' case."Through the ordinance dated 20.09.2019, DIICOT - Central Structure prosecutors have disposed making ...

ANM issues advisory for rains valid for the entire country; instable weather in Bucharest

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The National Meteorological Administration (ANM) issued on Wednesday an advisory for rains valid for the entire country until Friday morning.According to meteorologists, between 25 September, 18:00hrs and 27 September, 09:00hrs, it will temporarily rain across the country. In the evening and the night of Wednesday to Thursday (25/26 September), rain will be recorded in the northern half of the country, during Thursday (26 September), rains will be registered in ...

EP: Kovesi to become EU Chief Prosecutor

Wednesday, September 25, 2019


Laura Codru?a Kovesi was Parliament’s top candidate to become the first EU Chief Prosecutor The new office will investigate crimes against the EU budget such as fraud, corruption or cross-border VAT fraud Parliament and Council negotiators agreed on appointing Laura Codru?a Kovesi, MEPs’ preferred choice to be the first head of the new EU Public ...

President Iohannis participates in 74th Session of UN General Assembly

Wednesday, September 25, 2019


President Klaus Iohannis participates on Tuesday, in New York, in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.He is accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Ramona Manescu.The topic of the current session of the General Assembly is '"Galvanizing multilateral efforts for poverty eradication, quality education, climate action and inclusion."President Klaus Iohannis, as chief of Romania's delegation, will deliver on Wednesday, ...

MAE: Romania intends to join certain palpable initiatives of fight against effects of climate change

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Romania has announced its intention to join certain specific initiatives of fight against the effects of climate change, in response to an appeal by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to the member states, the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) informs in a release.Foreign Affairs Minister Ramona-Nicole Manescu attended Monday in New York, USA the official opening of the first UN Climate Action Summit, an event that brings to attention the need to press the ...

Agreement on Health worth 500 million euros signed with World Bank, in presence of PM Dancila in NYC

Wednesday, September 25, 2019


Prime Minister Viorica Dancila held a meeting on Monday with representatives of the World Bank in New York, during her working visit to the United States, at the end of which was signed the Loan Agreement aimed at increasing the citizens' access to public primary health care services and at promoting preventive medical services, especially in less developed areas, worth 500 million euros.According to a Government press release, the program also aims to increase ...

MoU between Romania and US on civil nuclear cooperation, signed by PM Dancila, US Secretary Perry

Wednesday, September 25, 2019


The Memorandum of Understanding between Romania's and the United States of America's Governments on cooperation in the civil nuclear field was signed at a meeting between the Romanian Prime Minister, Viorica Dancila and the US Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry on Tuesday, in the context of the working visit to the United States of America, a press release of the Executive informs."The Memorandum is the result of the common vision on the strategic role of nuclear ...

PM Dancila plead for Romania's candidacy to OECD

Wednesday, September 25, 2019


Prime Minister Viorica Dancila also had on Tuesday a meeting with the Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurria, occasion on which she emphasized that Romania continues to be firmly dedicated to the objective of acceding to the OECD and that it is ready to start adhesion negotiations, a release sent by the Government informs.The meeting was an occasion to discuss the perspectives of consolidating relations ...

PNL has the signatures necessary for the the censure motion

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Sources within the National Liberal Party (PNL) told local media that they had raised the necessary signatures for the censure motion against Dancila Government. The document enjoys 234 signatures for now, with more to come the upcoming days. The sources also revealed that the Opposition’s motion had been signed even by PSD lawmakers. Among the signatories, there are two Social Democrat deputies, three MPs from the ...

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