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Cartel immunity and leniency programmes in Romania

2017-10-18 19:00:00
Is an immunity and leniency programme available for companies? If so, how does it operate? Yes, an immunity and leniency programme is in place for cartels. At present, undertakings participating in material infringements of the Competition Law (eg ...

Weightlifting legend Vlad hoping long wait for world gold will end for resurgent Romania

2017-10-18 17:50:00
The last time most of the old Soviet Bloc nations missed a major international weightlifting championships Romania, thanks mainly to the great Nicu Vlad, came to the fore. That was at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 1984 when the Soviets led a ...

Conservative darling Kim Davis campaigns against gay marriage in Romania

2017-10-18 13:35:00
Just when you thought she was out of the public spotlight, Kentucky’s Kim Davis has once again re-emerged to oppose same-sex unions, this time taking her campaign to Romania. Davis, the Rowan County Clerk, and Harry Mihet, the vice president of legal ...

Teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Romania

2017-10-18 11:32:00
(JTA) — Police in Romania arrested three teenagers accused of destroying 10 headstones at a Jewish cemetery. The incident occurred over the weekend, police said in a statement Monday about the arrests near the northern city of Reghin, located 200 ...

Romania finalizes draft of judiciary overhaul criticized by EU

2017-10-18 10:30:00
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania has put the finishing touches to a plan to overhaul the judiciary that critics say erodes judicial independence and which will have to be discussed with the European Union. When the scheme was first outlined in August ...

BRIEF-Romania signs memorandum with Raytheon on Patriot missiles

2017-10-18 08:58:00
* Said in a statement he attended signing of memorandum between Aerostar SA on behalf of Romania’s economy ministry and US company Raytheon International Defence System regarding cooperation on equipment and components for the multi-level air defence ...

Romania proposes to withdraw Radiocom's obligations on analogue TV market

2017-10-18 08:38:00
Romanian telecommunications authority Ancom launched a public consultation on a draft decision on the identification of relevant markets for the services of analogue terrestrial broadcasting of public television and radio programme services. Ancom proposes ...

BRIEF-Romania signs memorandum with Raytheon on Patriot missiles (RTN)

2017-10-18 08:37:00
* Said in a statement he attended signing of memorandum between Aerostar SA on behalf of Romania's economy ministry and US company Raytheon International Defence System regarding cooperation on equipment and components for the multi-level air defence ...

Bulgaria and Romania consume the least fresh produce in the EU

2017-10-18 07:38:00
Bulgaria, together with Romania, has been reported to be at the bottom of the EU ranking of biggest consumers of fresh fruit and vegetables. According to Eurostat data for 2014, 65% of Romanians and 59% of Bulgarians over the age of 15 do not consume ...