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Teachers threaten with protests over wage issue on October 2

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The Federation of the Free Education Trade Unions (FSLI) has announced on Wednesday that teachers would protest in the street on October 2 if the Government didn’t commit to solve the salary problems of the education staff. Trade unionists are ...

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Update: Gov’t reportedly to cut by half the contributions to Pension Pillar II. ASF denies discussions on the subject, says Pillar II is solid

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The Finance Ministry plans to cut by half the contributions to compulsory pension fund, Pension Pillar II, media inform quoting profit.ro. If enforced the decision will dramatically influence the dynamic of the amounts accumulated in the 7 million personal accounts ...

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Former PM Ciolos charges Liviu Dragnea on excise duties hikes


Former Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos says that the social-democrat leader Liviu Dragnea has “made his calculations wrong or fooled the Romanians who believed him” and recalls that last year he had drawn attention to the fact that the measures in ...

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What is the budget allotted by Romanians for this Easter?

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Most of the Romanians say they are spending Easter holidays at home and will allot a budget of around RON 500 for the Easter meal, says a survey conducted by the Romanian Institute for Evaluation and Strategy (IRES) during April ...

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Bucharest General Council approves city hall’s budget for 2017: EUR 1.1 billion


The Bucharest General Council has adopted on Thursday the City Hall’s budget and of the subordinated institutions for 2017 worth EUR 1.1 billion. Of this amount, EUR 121 million will represent subsidies for the Bucharest Transport Administration (RATB), EUR 11 ...

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President Iohannis and the head of IMF mission discuss improving tax collection, EU funds absorption

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President Klaus Iohannis welcomed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace a delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday, led by head of the IMF mission for Romania, Reza Baqir. The meeting aimed at unveiling the main conclusion of the ...

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Gov’t approves memorandum requesting state companies to cut down overdue payments by at least 20pc


The government approved during the sitting on Thursday a memorandum containing a series of measures on financial discipline for companies where the state is shareholder. According to the memorandum, state companies should consider in budgeting the revenues and expenses for ...

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Romanians like to go shopping, but feel the pressure of time, survey reveals


Eastern Europeans like to go shopping, in Romania nine out of ten persons say so, a survey reveals. In the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria seven out of ten respondents say shopping is pleasant, whereas in Bulgaria only half of ...

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