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Gov't, European Commission's collaboration addressed by Viorica Dancila and Frans Timmermans

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and the First Vice President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, on Monday night had a meeting at the Victoria Palace (gov't seat, ed. n.) in Bucharest, the two high officials addressing the collaboration between Romania's government and the European Commission, a release by the Executive reads.

Premier's advisor Valcov: Gov't wants OUG No. 114 changed as little as possible

Darius Valcov, advisor to the Premier, said on Sunday evening that the government would want to change Emergency Ordinance No. 114/2018 as little as possible, and that as far as the banking system is concerned, the principles of this regulatory act will not be given up.

A Heartfelt Farewell to Bucharest’s Iconic Stadium

The first match I attended in Giulesti was on November 23, 2006. It was a rainy and cold autumn evening in Bucharest and Rapid hosted the Czech side Mladá Boleslav for an unattractive League Europe group stage game.

The football was not great and the game ended up in a boring 1-1 draw, but I became a Giulesti regular from that day on.

MEP Norica Nicolai wants larger budget for Romania from European Fisheries Fund

Tulcea, March 10 /Agerpres/ - MEP Norica Nicolai on Sunday, in Tulcea, voiced her wish to continue working in the European Parliament's Committee on Fisheries and to raise a larger budget for Romania from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), if she obtains a new mandate in the European Parliamentary elections in May.

Romania records surplus of 90 mln euros in international electricity trade in first 11 months of 2018 (official data)

Bucharest, March 10 /Agerpres/ - Romania exported electricity worth 210.6 million euros in the first 11 months of 2018, while the value of the imports was of 120.8 million euros, according to data centralized by the National Institute of Statistics . The value of exports decreased by 14.9pct, while in the case of imports, the decrease was 34.8pct compared to January-November 2017.

PSD's Dragnea: It's Iohannis' wish solely to delay as much as possible approval of state budget

Slobozia, Mar 9 /Agerpres/ - The budget was "drawn up very well and very rigorously", the wish of the head of state being to "delay as much as possible the approval of the state budget in order to do as much harm as possible to Romania", said on Saturday the Social Democrat Party chairman, Liviu Dragnea. "We have nothing to modify, because the budget was drawn up very well and very rigorously.

Tariceanu: Those with important role in Justice must respect Constitution

Bucharest, Mar 9 /Agerpres/ - Those with an important role in Justice must respect the Constitution, said, on Saturday, the chairman of the Senate, Calin Popescu Tariceanu, when asked to comment on the positive appreciations of the President of the European Parliament regarding Laura Codruta Kovesi.

PLUS' Ciolos: Judges with High Court of Cassation and Justice voted in favor of 2020 Alliance

Bucharest, Mar 9 /Agerpres/ - The judges with the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ) voted in favour of the USR PLUS 2020 Alliance, announced, on Friday, the chairman of the Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party (PLUS), Dacian Ciolos, on his facebook page. "Now you have who to vote with! The 2020 Alliance goes to the EP elections!

Women March for Rights Across the Balkans

Women in Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Romania held protest rallies on International Women's Day on March 8, to draw attention to the plight of women in their countries, where traditional patriarchal values remain prevalent.

#March 8 - Romania's Motorsport Federation establishes national board of women

Romania's Motorsport Federation (FRAS) announced on Friday the establishment of a national board of women, a body that will actively take part in promoting and encouraging the presence of women in FRAS competitions, and to show that women can be part anytime of all areas of motorsport.

PM Dancila says women have strength, skills to further improve society

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Friday said she is fully convinced that women have the strength and the necessary skills to further change society for the better. "I wish a happy Women's Day to all women, and may they achieve all they wish for!