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UK ambassador greeted by flag abolished in 1801 during Romania visit

2018-06-20 01:41:00
Romanian local officials managed to uncover a flag which has not been used for more than 200 years to incorrectly mark the visit of the British ambassador. Ambassador Paul Brummell found himself sitting beside the antiquated design during a meeting with ...

New World Bank Group Strategy Aims to Support a More Prosperous and Resilient Romania

2018-06-19 21:06:00
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2018— The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors endorsed a new five-year Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Romania that will prioritize investments in people, support for vibrant private sector development and ...

Tensions rise as Romania's government coalition deals legal blow to fight against corruption

2018-06-19 15:09:41 Hotnews.ro
The governing coalition in Romania used its majority in the Parliament this week to push through a series of changes to the Criminal Procedure Code, which are seen as a major blow to the fight against corruption. On Tuesday, President Iohannis accused the governing Social Democrats (PSD) of voting laws for the benefit of their own leader, while the opposition have accused the coalition of turning Romania into a "criminals' paradise". All these, while a major representative of the US Government was visiting Romania and showed support for the fight against corruption.

Bucharest Centennial: The National Bank of Romania Palace, a landmark building in the capital

2018-06-19 12:58:00
Romania-Insider.com has started a series of articles about Bucharest landmarks of architecture or history, which have witnessed the last century of what is now the Romanian capital, and noteworthy people who have helped build the Romanian capital as it is ...

Romania: human rights group slams secret phone tapping deal

2018-06-19 11:25:00
A human rights group on Tuesday criticized a phone tapping agreement between Romania's intelligence agency and the high court, saying it exposes ordinary citizens to potential abuse. The High Court of Cassation and Justice, prosecutors and the Romanian ...

Romania, fourth in Europe on gas production and reserves

2018-06-19 08:30:00
Romania ranks fourth in Europe for the gas production in 2017 as well as for its proven gas reserves, according to this year’s edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy. Romania’s gas production amounted to 10.3 billion cubic meters in 2017.

Romania Approves Part of Controversial Judicial-Reform Bill

2018-06-19 08:12:51
(Bloomberg) -- Romania’s parliament approved part of a controversial judicial-reform package that’s been criticized as another attempt by the ruling coalition to weaken punishment for convicted officials. Lawmakers voted 175-78 in favor of the changes ...

Senate president: Anti-graft directorate turned Romania into Europe’s most corrupt country

2018-06-19 08:01:00
Senate president Călin Popescu Tăriceanu, also the president of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), argued that the Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) has turned Romania into the most corrupt country in Europe, Mediafax reported. This happened ...

Europort Romania maintains its position as the premier Black Sea martime event

2018-06-19 06:41:00
The 12th edition of Europort Romania, that took place from 15 - 17 May 2018 lived up to the event’s name. During the premier Black Sea networking event over 50 maritime equipment and service suppliers met with close to 500 maritime professionals from ...