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Romania Constitutional Court strikes law allowing politicians to own businesses

2018-03-07 13:03:00
[JURIST] The Romanian Constitutional Court [official website] on Tuesday struck down [press release and judgment, in Romanian] a law that would have allowed politicians to own their own private businesses. The bill, known as Law no. 161/2003 [text, in ...

Orange Romania offers LTE-A speeds of up to 500Mbps in 95 cities in Romania

2018-03-07 06:42:00
Orange Romania started providing customers in 95 cities with download speeds of up to 500Mbps through its 4G+/LTE-A network. The new speeds are possible thanks to the development of Orange's 4G+/LTE-A network as well as constant investments in its 4G/LTE ...

Telekom Romania offers invoice discounts to compensate for service interruption

2018-03-07 06:37:00
Telekom Romania is offering customers invoice discounts and additional prepaid credit to compensate for an interruption of service from 5 March. Further benefits for both residential and business customers were also promised by the operator. Telekom mobile ...

Protecting Romania’s primeval forests

2018-03-07 06:17:00
The government of Romania is failing to protect its valuable primeval forest - not just to the detriment of the environment, but also to detriment of impoverished local communities. KATY JENKYNS investigates The loss of Romania's primeval forests would not ...

Romania court nixes law allowing officials to own business

2018-03-07 04:19:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — A top Romanian court has struck down legislation that would have allowed lawmakers and other public officials to own businesses. The Constitutional Court ruled Tuesday that the legislation approved by Parliament in December wasn't ...

Lesser-known Romania: The Whirlwind Lake

2018-03-07 04:18:00
The sights of the Vida Lake, also known as the Whirlwind Lake, are one-of-a-kind regardless of the season. The lake came into being in 1967, in western Romania’s Bihor county. It gets is nickname from the funnel-shaped overflow set up at the center of ...

Romania in top ten countries with highest share of women-owned businesses

2018-03-07 03:24:00
Romania ranks ninth among the countries with the highest percentage of businesses owned by women, according to the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2018, released on Wednesday, March 7. The study analyzes the progress and achievements of female ...

Romania must recover EUR 1 bln from people convicted for corruption

2018-03-07 01:30:00
The Romanian state must recover about EUR 1 billion from people convicted in corruption cases investigated by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA), according to DNA chief prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi. Since 2013, the DNA prosecutors have frozen ...

Romania Q4 GDP Growth Unrevised

2018-03-07 00:47:00
Romania’s economic growth eased as initially estimated in the three months ended December, latest figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed Wednesday. Gross domestic product rose a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent sequentially in the fourth ...