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Happy New Year 2019!

The Romania Journal editorial staff wishes to all the readers a Happy New Year! May we all have a peaceful and healthy 2019 and may all your personal and professional projects come true. In the belief we have been the ...

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PSD, one last call to President Iohannis on naming the Development and Transports ministers. PM would not sign a request accusing Iohannis of high treason

On the last day of 2018, the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) has made another call to President Klaus Iohannis, asking him to sign the decrees to appoint the two new proposed ministers for the Development and Transports portfolios. Former ...

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Romanian Intelligence Service posts funny New Year message

The Romanian Intelligence Service has posted a funny message on Facebook as a New Year’s Eve greeting: a classic telephone receiver hanging on a wire, accompanied by the message: “Let’s hear good news in 2019 as well!“. Net surfers reacted ...

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Romanian Foreign Ministry reacts to the message of Russian Embassy in Bucharest: Historical facts should be debated by historians

Romanian Foreign Ministry has retorted to a message posted by the Russian Embassy in Bucharest, according to which there is an ongoing denigration campaign of the Red Army, although the Russian soldiers had liberated “the Eastern and Central countries of ...

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EC President voices doubt on Romania’s capacity to hold the Presidency of the EU Council. Romanian officials retort

President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker has voiced  “doubt” on Romania’s capacity to hold the rotating Presidency of the EU Council, arguing that, although “it is well prepared from the technical point of view”, Bucharest has not “fully” understood ...

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Son of a PSD Teleorman mayor joins Dacian Ciolos’ party

The son of social-democrat mayor of Rosiorii de Vede, Teleorman County, Iulian Circiumaru, has joined the party of former Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos and said he does not have the same political views as his father. His father, Valerica Circiumaru, ...

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Higher fuel prices as of January 1, 2019

Fuel prices will increase as of January 1, 2019. The litre of fuel will cost by RON 0.20 more, resulting in costs by RON 10 higher for a 50 litres full tank. The increases are the consequence of increased excise ...

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BNR: Deposits of non-government resident customers – up by 2.2% in November

Deposits of non-government resident customers went up 2.2 percent month on month to RON 324,465.8 million in November 2018. At end-November 2018, deposits of non-government resident customers grew by 10.9 percent (7.2 percent in real terms) over the same year-ago ...

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Bucharest’s most expensive district returns to the state property by court ruling

The Bucharest Court of Appeal ruled that the entire commercial area in northern Bucharest previously held by businessman Puiu Popoviciu should return to the state property. Those 224 hectares in northern Capital accommodate several shopping centers, and also the new ...

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