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CultMin Gheorghiu on Romania's participating in Venice Biennale: Romania has a privileged place

Romania has a privileged place in terms of visibility at La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale), Romanian Culture Minister Bogdan Gheorghiu said on Tuesday. "Here, I have two arguments. One would be the visitor inflow, which is a huge one. For instance, last year over 600,000 people visited the Arts Biennale, and two years ago, almost 300,000 persons visited the Architecture Biennale.

Three-month interbank offered rate rises to 3.18 ppa

Romania's three-month interbank offered rate ROBOR rose on Tuesday to 3.18 ppa, from 3.16 ppa, on Monday, according to data published by the National Bank of Romania (BNR). At the beginning of last year, the three-month ROBOR was 2.99 per year, and at the end of the year 2.18 pct. On the same day of 2019, the index stood at 2.20 per year.

President Iohannis on IT sector tax exemption: We must consider the introduction of taxes, maybe progressively

President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday that the idea of the equal tax treatment is "basically true", but in the case of the IT sector, where salaries are exempt from the income tax, the authorities need to take into account the fact that this sector has increased in the past ten years from "something insignificant to 6 per cent of the GDP." The head of state was asked if the tax exemption for

Three schools close in Romania due to flu

Romania's Education and Research Minister Monica Anisie announced on Monday that three schools - two in Bucharest and one in Sibiu - are closed due to respiratory infections or influenza. "The ministry has sent to all school inspectorates and schools a note requesting to monitor illnesses due to respiratory infections or influenza.

Special access line opens in Romania for airport passengers coming from China

Romania's Health Minister Victor Costache said on Monday that special access lines for passengers coming from China were established at international airports. "For several days now, a special access line has been operating at international airports for passengers coming from China, as well as for Chinese passengers. We also have a database and we know their location in Romania.

EximBank finalises Banca Romaneasca's takeover

EximBank has finalized the acquisition of Banca Romaneasca SA (BROM), with the submitted bid being part of the agreement concluded in June 2019 between EximBank and National Bank of Greece (NBG) on the purchase of the latter's 99.28 percent stake in BROM, the bank said in a release.

Increasing flexibility among EU funds, a gov't goal, says PM Orban

One of the government's goals is to increase flexibility among the European funds, from 5 percent to 15 percent so as to be able to allocate the money to Romania's priorities from other programmes, on Wednesday said Prime Minister Ludovic Orban at a briefing at the Victoria Palace. "I said that they [the European funds for the transport infrastructure, ed.

Romania takes over BSEC chairmanship-in-office

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.

Tecau-Rojer duo advances to Australian Open men's doubles second round

Tennis duo Horia Tecau of Romania and Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands on Wednesday progressed to the second round of the men's doubles event at Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year, after defeating Dominic Inglot (GB)/Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi (Pak) 6-1 3-6 6-2. Seed number eight prevailed in an hour and 36 minutes.

MAE: Secretary of State Iulia Matei underscores importance of strengthening economic cooperation with Sweden

Secretary of State Iulia Matei underscored the importance of strengthening and diversifying economic cooperation with Sweden, according to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE). The Secretary of State for European Affairs, Iulia Matei, on Monday welcomed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden to Romania Therese Hayden, on a courtesy visit.