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Romania kicks off Golden Stag International Festival

2018-06-26 02:55:00
ROMANIA – The Golden Stag International Festival had its debut in 1968 and had 17 editions, the last having been organised in 2009. The event become the greatest International Music Festival in Romania, being traditionally organised in Brașov.

Interbank interest rates index ROBOR reaches highest level since 2014 in Romania

2018-06-26 02:34:00
The 3-month ROBOR (ROBOR 3M), the interest rate index used as a reference for most RON-denominated loans, hiked to 3.13% (per year), the highest level since May 2014, according to Romania’s National Bank (BNR). The ROBOR rose to 3.09% on Friday (June 22 ...

Romania’s ruling coalition MPs will refrain from no-confidence motion vote

2018-06-26 01:29:00
The ruling alliance MPs will not participate at the no-confidence motion vote and only be present at the meeting to ensure the required quorum, said Liviu Dragnea, leader of the Social Democrat Party (PSD). The PSD-ALDE ruling coalition has held a meeting ...

Romania Faces More Turbulence After Dragnea Sentence

2018-06-25 22:56:00
Romanian anti-corruption activists and opposition supporters prepared for more protests on Monday after the ruling Social Democrats showed strong support for their party leader, Liviu Dragnea, despite his receiving a second corruption-related sentence last ...

Hungary and Romania Called on to Correct Significant Budgetary Deviations

2018-06-25 12:23:00
On 22 June 2018, the Council adopted a decision establishing that Romania has once again failed to take effective action to correct a significant budgetary deviation. It issued a new recommendation, the third to Romania since June 2017 under the EU's ...

Vodafone Romania organises new edition of 'Girls in STEM' programme

2018-06-25 11:51:00
Vodafone Romania organises the second annual edition of the 'Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)' programme. During this year's edition, 40 high school students participate in courses and workshops. The programme's aim is to ...

Romania: Probe sought in communist-era deaths of 340 orphans

2018-06-25 11:17:00
A Romanian government institute asked prosecutors Monday to investigate the deaths of 340 children at a communist-era orphanage during the 1980s. The Institute for Investigating the Crimes of Communism said the deaths occurred from 1980-1989 at "the Horror ...

Romania: Probe sought in communist-era deaths of 340 orphans

2018-06-25 10:31:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — A Romanian government institute has asked prosecutors to investigate the deaths of 340 children at a communist-era orphanage. The Institute for Investigating the Crimes of Communism said Monday the deaths occurred from 1980-1989 at ...

Romania: Probe Sought in Communist-Era Deaths of 340 Orphans

2018-06-25 10:30:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — A Romanian government institute has asked prosecutors to investigate the deaths of 340 children at a communist-era orphanage. The Institute for Investigating the Crimes of Communism said Monday the deaths occurred from 1980-1989 at ...