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Tino Lindner, the new GM of JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel

Tino Lindner takes over the management of the 5-star JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, replacing Fadlallah Zayat, who was appointed in the spring of 2015, profit.ro informs. As of this month, Lebanese manager will run Warsaw Marriott Hotel. The new GM ...

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Romania to reach a EU funds absorption rate of over 50 pc via PNDR 2020

Agriculture Minister Petre Daea announced that Romania will reach this year at a European absorption rate of over 50 percent through the National Rural Development Programme (PNDR) 2020, and the amount could exceed EUR 4.1 billion. According to him, the ...

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Teleworking law, adopted. Labour inspectors to conduct home checks

Labour minister Olguta Vasilescu said on Wednesday that the adoption of teleworking law by the Chamber of Deputies will allow every person working on a computer to do it from home. She explained that the Territorial Labour Inspectorate will be ...

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Former MEP Adrian Severin, released on probation. The ruling is final

The Bucharest Court has admitted on Monday the release on probation request for former MEP Adrian Severin, sentenced in 2016 to 4 years in prison for bribe taking and influence peddling. The ruling is final. On January 22, the District ...

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DNA balance sheet – President Iohannis: DNA is efficient, we witness the clear attempt to subordinate judiciary to politics. Kovesi: EUR 148 M have been lost

The National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) is presenting its 2017 activity report on Wednesday, in a sitting attended by President Klaus Iohannis, Romania’s PG Augustin Lazar, the head os the Supreme Court and in the absence of the Justice minister, Tudorel ...

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EC: Romania’s economic sentiment drops to lowest level in two years

The Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) declined in February to the lowest level in the last two years in Romania, driven by a sharp drop of confidence in industry, according to the latest figures from the European Commission (EC). The indicator ...

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SRI’s wiretap warrants on national security restricted following Constitutional Court’s ruling

Romania’s Constitutional Court has partially admitted on Wednesday a constitutional challenge against law 51/1991 on Romania’s national security, official sources told news agencies. More precisely, the constitutional judges ruled in a constitutional challenge on the above-mentioned law, namely article 3, ...

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Labour Minister: Pension Pillar II will not be disbanded. Wages up for doctors and nurses as of Thursday

Labour Minister, Lia Olguta Vasilescu, has said on Wednesday that the Pension Pillar II will not be disbanded, however it is under analysis the option that everyone could choose to contribute or not to this pillar. “There’s no change against ...

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