Controversies hit economy and social plans of PSD-led government of Romania as parliamentary session ends

2018-07-19 12:32:00 Hotnews.ro
​The governing coalition in Romania concludes an extended parliamentary session this week with a wave of controversies related to legislation passed by their MPs and government. After marathon efforts to change the laws of justice, the coalition now has to cope with question marks about its competence and predictibility, with feelings of incredulity among observers about economy- and social-related plans and decisions of the Social Democratic Party (PSD)-led government.

Orange Romania adds new functionalities to Orange Money

2018-07-19 09:34:00
Orange Romania added new features to its Orange Money mobile application that allow customers to manage their bills more easily or trade quickly and securely wherever they are. From now on, each clien...

Traditions and superstitions in Romania on Saint Ilie’s day

2018-07-19 09:05:00
The Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates Saint Ilie on July 20, a miracle worker and one of the most important prophets in the Old Testament. Similar to most of the religious celebrations in Romania, t...

Telekom Sport to Televise Raw® and SmackDown® in Romania

2018-07-19 08:19:00
WWE (WWE) and Telekom Sport today announced a new multi-year agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship programs Raw ® and SmackDown ® in Romania. Every week beginning next Friday, July 27, Telekom Sport 1 ...

Micro-lender owned by US NGO sells bonds to finance activity in Romania

2018-07-19 07:30:00
Vitas Romania, a non-banking financial institution (IFN) that specializes in micro-loans for local startups, will issue RON 15 million (EUR 3.2 million) worth of bonds to finance its activity, local P...

Former Microsoft Romania GM will manage Honeywell’s CEE operations

2018-07-19 06:30:00
US industrial and technology group Honeywell named Ronald Binkofski as its new president for the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region, which includes Romania. Binkofski, a former Microsoft Romania ...

Romania tops EU’s inflation ranking for fifth month in a row

2018-07-19 05:30:00
Romania continued to record the highest annual inflation rate in the European Union (EU) in June 2018, namely 4.7%, up from 4.6% in May, according to data released on Wednesday by the European statist...

PMI donates $1.2m to Romania’s illicit tobacco fight

2018-07-19 05:17:00
Big tobacco company Philip Morris International has given $1.2m to the police in Romania to help disrupt the illicit trade in tobacco products. The donation will fund vehicles, high-tech cameras, prot...

Infringements: Commission refers Greece, Ireland and Romania to the Court of Justice for not implementing anti-money laundering rules

2018-07-19 05:14:00
Today, the Commission referred Greece and Romania to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to implement the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive into their national law. Ireland implemented only a ...