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Plastic bags to be banned in Romania

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The Romanian Government has adopted a draft bill to ban plastic bags in Romania, as the European Commission requests. The draft bans stores and supermarkets to introduce plastic lightweight plastic bags below 50 microns and very thin bags under 15 ...

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Update: 1,700 magistrates call on PM Tudose and Minister Toader to give up the ‘judicial experiment’ with the justice laws


The Romanian Judges’ Forum has sent to the Prime Minister and to the Minister of Justice a memorandum in which it criticizes the package of laws promoted by Minister Tudorel Toader, demanding the immediate withdrawal. The initiative has gained ground ...

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EU finances the Metro Line 5 in Bucharest

metro line 5

The European Commission has Okayed on Tuesday the financing worth EUR 251.8 million from the Cohesion Fund to finance the extension of the Metro Line 5 in Bucharest. “Thanks to the European Union, Bucharest will have a modern metro networking. ...

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Foreign exchange reserves down by EUR 1.6bn


On September 30, 2017, the National Bank of Romania’s foreign exchange reserves stood at EUR 33,320 million, compared to EUR 34,955 million on August 31, 2017, a release from the central bank informs. During the month, the following flows have ...

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Three Romanian cities risk EU sanctions due to air pollution

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25,000 Europeans die every year because of air pollution, statistics shows. According to European Commission, three major Romanian cities could be sanctioned by Brussels officials, as digi24.ro informs. It’s about Bucharest, Iasi and Brasov. On the other hand, the Ministry ...

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