Social Democrats oust Romania's former Justice minister Ana Birchall, recipient of notable US support

2019-11-12 21:10:00 Hotnews.ro
Romania's former Justice minister Ana Birchall, who served in the last Social Democratic (PSD) government, was ousted from the PSD in a party leadership session on Tuesday night. The session was marked by scandal but key members appeared later to have regrouped behind PSD leader Viorica Dancila, who is due to face incumbent President Klaus Iohannis in the final round of presidential elections later this month.

Romania president Iohannis under increased pressure over refusal to face challenger in elections

2019-11-12 14:15:24 Hotnews.ro
Incumbent president Klaus Iohannis has been facing increasing pressure over his refusal to meet challenger Viorica Dancila in a debate prior to the second round of presidential elections. Iohannis, who rejected all offers to confront other candidates prior to the second round, said he saw no point in a debate versus Dancila this time around either.

Gas transporters in Romania, Moldova and Ukraine meet Gazprom representatives over 3-year gas transit plans

2019-11-12 12:33:01 Hotnews.ro
Representatives of gas transporters in Romania, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine are repeatedly meeting Gazprom officials in the Romanian town of Isaccea on Tuesday, sources have told HotNews.ro. They depicted the meeting as a key one as question are raised about Russian gas transit to Europe via Ukraine.

Romania Inflation At 9-month Low

2019-11-12 03:16:00
(RTTNews) - Romania consumer price inflation eased to the lowest level in nine months in October, figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Monday. The consumer price index rose 3.4 ...

Vodafone Romania revenues stay unchanged in September quarter

2019-11-12 01:01:00
Vodafone Romania saw its consolidated total revenue of EUR 232 million in the quarter to 30 September decrease 0.1 percent on an organic basis compared to the same period of last year. The ...

Incumbent Iohannis Wins Romania's Presidential Vote, Will Face Runoff

2019-11-11 17:07:00
Incumbent Iohannis Wins Romania's Presidential Vote, Will Face Runoff Incumbent candidate Klaus Iohannis smiles as he casts his ballot in the first round of a presidential election, in Bucharest, ...

Romania Presidential Vote Seen Heading to Nov. 24 Runoff

2019-11-11 17:06:00
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis smiles upon seeing exit polls results which indicate him as the leader of the presidential race, with up to 40 percent of the votes in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, Nov ...

Bucharest centralised heating distributor goes bankrupt, mayor promises heating, hot water would still flow

2019-11-11 15:53:32 Hotnews.ro
The Bucharest Court of Appeals on Monday admitted the bankruptcy of the main centralised heating distributor of Romania's Capital city, the RADET company, by rejecting an appeal of the City Hall against the procedure. The city mayor, for whom the bankruptcy, just before the winter season, comes as a major blow, issued a statement promising people they would not have issues with heating and hot water supplies as the activity of RADET would be taken over by a city company.

Major camps launch preparations for Iohannis-Dancila finals in Romania presidential elections

2019-11-11 15:51:14 Hotnews.ro
The major political camps started preparations for the final round of presidential elections after results in the Sunday first round showed a clear victory for incumbent Klaus Iohannis, who would face ex-PM, Social Democratic Party (PSD) leader Viorica Dancila. Third placed candidate Dan Barna has publicly announced his support for Iohannis.