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The report, Fighting Words: Journalism Under Assault in Central and Eastern Europe, issued on Wednesday by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and the University of Oxford evaluates the situation of the media in the region by drawing on interviews with about a hundred journalists in 16 countries during 2019.
On January 1, 2020 Romania took over the chairmanship-in-office of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organisation (BSEC), with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania (CCIR) taking over the chairmanship-in-office of the BSEC Business Council for six months.
Over 150 million smuggled cigarettes, worth 71 million lei (Rs 15 million euros), were seized by the Romanian authorities in 2019, the equivalent of a 40 pct increase compared to the previous year, shows data centralized by the Stop Smuggling portal, quoted by the British American Tobacco (BAT) in a press release, sent to AGERPRES on Friday.
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Their film has been nominated in two categories, for Documentary Feature Film and also for International Feature Film, formerly known as Foreign Language Film.
The film enters the Oscar competition after it previously, last year, won several prizes at the US Sundance film festival.
In a report, published last night, the World Bank raises the 2018 economic growth forecast of Bulgaria from 3 to 3.6 percent, BNR reported.
For this and for next year, the World Bank is also raising its forecast - a 3 percent growth rate for 2020, and 3.1 percent for 2021. In June last year its growth forecast was 2.8 percent for both years.
The seventeenth edition of the charity initiative Bulgarian Christmas, which aims to support the treatment of children and to provide high-tech medical equipment for diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, continues. More than BGN 1 910 000 has reached the amount raised after the end of the charity spectacle, which took place on Christmas Day at the Ivan Vazov National Theater.
The Regulatory Committee of the National Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE) approved on Monday two orders required for the coupling of Romania's intraday electricity market to the markets of the neighboring countries, ANRE said in a release.
The cigarette black market in Romania fell in September below 11pct of the total consumption, for the first time in the last ten years, due to the sharp reduction in "no-name" products, show the findings of the Novel research, made public on Thursday. At the national level, the illegal trade in cigarettes thus reached 10.5pct, down 3.2 percentage points compared to July this year.