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Romania highlights the role of a strong multilateral system for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals at the General Debate of the 2nd Committee

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations, Ambassador Ion I. Jinga, highlighted in the General Debate of the Economic and Financial Committee (2nd Committee), that took place in New York in this period, the importance of a strong multilateral system for reaching the Sustainable Development Goals and achieving the major sustainable development international agreements - the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and the Paris ...

Romania climbs one spot in the World Digital Competitiveness Ranking, to 46

Wednesday, October 9, 2019


Romania ranks 46th this year in the World Digital Competitiveness Ranking, climbing one spot from 2018 and eight spots, from 2017, Andreea Paul, head of INACO - The Initiative for Competitiveness, said in a press release.According to the global ranking made by IMD World Competitiveness Center, which studied digital competitiveness in 63 countries, Romania's advantages in terms of digital competitiveness remain: Broadband Internet speed - Romania ranking 6th in the ...

Production of Ford's new Puma, the first hybrid vehicle built in Romania, starts in Craiova

Wednesday, October 9, 2019


US carmaker Ford is starting on Tuesday in Craiova the production of its new compact crossover Puma, the first hybrid vehicle built in Romania, on an investment of 200 million euros, the company informed in a release.Ford marks today the start of the serial production of the new Ford Puma at the state-of-the-art plant in Craiova, to meet the demand of customers in the fastest growing segment in the automotive industry. Coming with the advanced 48-volt EcoBoost ...

Net average wage drops to rd 640 EUR, in August

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

In August 2019, the average gross nominal earnings were 4981 lei, with 110 lei (-2.2%) less than the one registered in July 2019. The average net nominal earnings were 3044 lei, decreasing as against the previous month with 75 lei (-2.4%). The highest values of the average net nominal earnings were recorded in computer programming, consultancy and related activities ...

Nouriel Roubini, “Dr Doom”, comes to Romania

Wednesday, October 9, 2019


The famous American economist Nouriel Roubini, who foresaw the 2008 financial crisis two years in advance is one of the most famous analysts in the  world, is coming to Romania to participate in a conference organized by Profit.ro on November 11, and to attend the Annual Profit.ro Gala, on the same day. Roubini will present the real state of world economy and prospects for the next period, will reveal details about the commercial war between USA ...

PM Dancila: If motion fails, we will come next week with the reshuffle

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Prime Minister and Social Democratic Party (PSD) leader Viorica Dancila on Monday announced that in case the censure motion doesn't pass, she will come next week before Parliament with the government reshuffle and an adjusted governing programme."If the motion doesn't pass, we will come next week with the reshuffle and with an adjusted governing programme. Certain things are already outdated. We will remove what we have already achieved and also what we cannot ...

FinMin Teodorovici: Rectification, in November; government decision on Friday, on allottments of funds to TAUs

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Minister of Public Finace Eugen Teodorovici on Monday announced that the government meeting on Friday will adopt a decision by which 1.4 billion lei will be allotted to the Territorial-Administrative unites (TAUs), specifying at the same time that the second budgetary rectification will take place in November."This is an allotment of funds based on Ordinance 12, which refers to the budgetary rectification concerning the TAUs. We have 1.4 billion lei that we ...

The European Commission did not receive either of the proposals for the position of the European commissionaire on the part of Romania

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The European Commision did not receive either of the proposals for the position  of European Commissionaire on the part of Romania, Dan Nica and Gariela Ciot respectively, stated for Mediafax an official of the institution. On the other hand, premier Viorica Dancila considers that the proposals were sent towards the European commission since the decision was taken regarding the two proposals. „ ‘We did not make ...

Romania and the U.S. initiate monthly consultation process on topics of bilateral interest

Tuesday, October 8, 2019


Romania and the U.S. initiated a monthly consultations process, dedicated to reviewing the topics of bilateral interest, a Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) release informs.Moreover, within a meeting held on Monday between Romanian Foreign Affairs Ramona Manescu and U.S. Ambassador Hans Klemm, it was reiterated the firm commitment to further enlarge the cooperation between Romania and the U.S., including by materialising the potential generated by the recent signing ...

Joe Biden scandal reaches Romania

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of NYC and currently Donald Trump’s personal attorney, has made striking allegations, claiming he has information about “dirty business” that Joe Biden and his son would have in some countries, including Romania. Joe Biden might run in the presidential election next year, and thus is a potential counter-candidate for Donald Trump. Calling Biden the media’s “honey boy,” ...

OECD delegation meets Gov't representatives

Tuesday, October 8, 2019


Representatives of the Department of Sustainable Development within the Government carried out discussions on Monday, at the Victoria Palace, with a team of experts of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), regarding the implementation of Romania's 2030 National Strategy for the Sustainable Development, a release informs. "We enjoy a good collaboration with the OECD. Within the latest High Level Political Forums for sustainable ...

EIB lends 21.1 million euro for thermal insulation of 400 residential buildings in Bucharest

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced on Monday that is has agreed to lend 21.1 million euro to support the thermal insulation of 400 residential buildings in Sector 2 of Bucharest, a release of the international financial institution informed.So far, the EIB approved a total funding worth approximately 613 million euro in order to increase the energy efficiency of 2,405 residential buildings in various districts of Bucharest."EIB funds will ...

Communications Minister: By 2020, we will surely start implementation of 5G technology in Romania

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The implementation of 5G technology in Romania will surely start in 2020 and we expect the tender for the allocation of new frequencies to be finalized according to the plan, by the end of this year, Minister of Communications and Information Society Alexandru Petrescu, stated on Monday, while present at the annual conference on cyber security issues, organized, these days, at the Palace of Parliament, by the Romanian National Computer Security Incident Response Team ...

Study: Romanians want to work abroad; almost two million applications for jobs abroad

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Romanians want to work abroad is the conclusion of a study published on Monday by an online recruitment platform, which revealed almost two million applications have been recorded for jobs abroad since the beginning of this year, Germany, the UK and the Netherlands being among the most desired destinations among the candidates for a job in another country than Romania."The jobs that the online recruitment platform eJobs has available abroad gathered almost two ...

Study: 1 out of 3 Romanians is exposed to the risk of poverty and social exclusion

Tuesday, October 8, 2019


A Romanian in three is exposed to the risk of poverty and social exclusion, although Romania  en four years have passed since the adoption of the global agenda Agenda 2030 and the Obproposed four years ago to eradicate extreme poverty until 2030, said on Monday the Foundation World Vision Romania. When four years have passed since the adoption of the global agenda Agenda 2030 and the Obproposed four years ago to eradicate extreme poverty until ...

EUSDR-IHC's Avram: Circular economy, far from being actually achieved nationally

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The circular economy concept is far from being actually achieved at national level, and the absence of the administrative-territorial regions in Romania has allowed the passing of responsibility regarding the waste collection and recycling from the Government to the territory and the reverse, says Sever Avram, general coordinator of the Jean Bart International Honorary Chair in support of the European Union's Strategy for the Danube's Region ...

EU sustains improvements in financial management for third year in a row, say Auditors

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

In its 2018 annual report, published today, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has concluded that the EU accounts present a “true and fair view” of the EU’s financial position. For the third year in a row, the auditors have issued a qualified opinion on the regularity of the financial transactions underlying the accounts. This reflects the fact that a significant part of the EU’s 2018 expenditure was not materially affected by errors and that such ...

Royal House: Queen-Mother Elena re-burial ceremony, mourning for 18, 19 and 20 October

Tuesday, October 8, 2019


Queen-Mother Elena's remains are going to be brought home, to Romania, so to be re-buried at Curtea de Arges, alongside her son King Mihai I, the Royal Family announces, scheduling a mourning period of three days on 18, 19 and 20 October."As of today, all of those who wish to lit a candle and lay wreaths in tribute to Queen-Mother Elena may do that in front of the Elisabeta Palace in Bucharest or at Curtea de Arges, in front of the New Archiepiscopal and Royal ...

Bucharest Opera dedicates week's shows to Holocaust victims

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The Bucharest National Opera (ONB) dedicates its shows this week to the Holocaust victims."The spectators who will take part in the shows 'Samson and Dalila' by Camille Saint-Saens, 'Nabucco' by Giuseppe Verdi, 'Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci' by Pietro Mascagni - Ruggiero Leoncavallo and 'Madama Butterfly' by Giacomo Puccini will have the opportunity to visit an exhibition in the Opera House foyer dedicated to remembering the victims of the Holocaust, with ...

New interim ministers nominated by PM Dancila

Monday, October 7, 2019

 PM Viorica Dancila has sent a letter to President Klaus Iohannis proposing new names as interim ministers. The incumbent minister of ...

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