Politics
July 08, 2015 10:46
Implementing NATO Readiness Action Plan, the long term Adaptation Measures with a view to the Summit in Warsaw of 2016 and Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan were the main topics on the discussion agenda. As to the progress in reviewing and optimizing NATO Response Force (NRF), ministerDuşa pointed out that Romania will augment and improve its contribution to NRF, also by identifying forces and capabilities for NATO's Very High Readiness Joint Task Force. ...more »
July 08, 2015 09:44
The Dacian Eagle 2015 military exercise continues the tradition of Romanian-American exercises conducted at Campia Turzii and it is designed to increase training and interoperability of the attending personnel....more »
June 21, 2015 17:50
The disorganized central heating system in the big Romanian cities, including Bucharest, is something that needs urgent solving, but at least for now, we don't have a solution that we can use nationwide, says the vice president of the Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE), Emil Calota....more »
June 16, 2015 06:31
President Iohannis sent the National Defence Strategy to the Parliament after the Supreme Council for Country's Defence decided to send it for vote, under the title "A Strong Romania in Europe and in the World" The President also intends to address the Parliament on the matter on June 22 as reported by Agerpress. According to Iohannis, the concept of extended security is one of the main new items in the document....more »
June 05, 2015 11:48
The Senate passed a legislative proposal concerning election to the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies and the operation of the Standing Electoral Authority initiated by parliamentarians from the Social Democratic Party, the National Union for Romania's Progress, the Conservative Party , the National Liberal Party, the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania and national minorities....more »
May 15, 2015 13:21
Liviu Dragnea announced that he resigned from the position of Minister of Regional Development and Public Administration and will submit its mandate as executive president of the PSD, following the Supreme Court's decision to sentence him to one year of probation prison in the case of fraud in the referendum of 2012 to the dismissal of President Traian Basescu. ...more »
May 06, 2015 15:43
The final version of Romania's operational programme regional development, for which 8.25 billion euros are earmarked in the financial framework 2014-2020, will be submitted to the European Commission this month says Minister of Regional Development Liviu Dragnea. 'We have virtually closed negotiations with Directorate General Regio for operational programme regional development and the final version of the programme will be submitted to the European Commission today or tomorrow, no later than the weekend of May 9, 2015....more »
April 27, 2015 12:06
Romania has sound macroeconomic policies and the country's GDP has returned to the pre-crisis level, states Prime Minister Victor Ponta, citing a set of data from the most recent International Monetary Fund evaluation report. "Some of Romania's macroeconomic strengths (as per the most recent IMF evaluation): it has sound macroeconomic policies in place and the GDP has returned to the pre-crisis level. The healthy fiscal policy has reduced vulnerabilities and the baseline scenario of the evaluation team projects sustained growth that is seen reaching about 3 percent in the medium term," said the Prime Minister....more »
April 16, 2015 11:36
Romania is a trusted partner of NATO and will not be intimidated by aggressive declarations of the Russian diplomacy, Prime Minister Ponta was quoted in a media release of the Executive. Ponta hailed NATO's reaction to the "aggressive stance" of the Russian Foreign Ministry towards Romania. '"Romania is a NATO member state and will only take the decisions it finds correct and opportune for the security goals of its own and of the North Atlantic Alliance. ...more »
April 16, 2015 11:30
Bucharest tops the national corruption rankings, followed by the counties of Maramures, Bacau and Caras-Severin; the capital city has 4.71 convictions per 10,000 inhabitants, while the counties of Salaj and Mehedinti are at the opposite end, reveals the "Local Corruption Map" drawn by the "Clean Romania" initiative and the Romanian Academic Society (SAR) and reported by Agerpress....more »
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