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Romania's Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Friday participated in the opening of a business and trade forum in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on the side-lines of a summit of the heads of government of the Central and Eastern Europe - China 16 + 1 co-operation format, where a website of the 16+1 SME management co-ordination mechanism managed by Croatia was inaugurated.
The Romanian Journalists Union launches on Friday, on its 18th anniversary, the MediaSind TV online platform, the union said in a release. "MediaSind TV, the new project to be launched today, will be an online communication platform for everyone in the big media family. MediaSind TV will be the instrument through which the voice of union members will be heard.
A decision on the EU budget will hopefully be made in October, and for this reason today's meeting is extremely important to reaffirm the wish of ministers responsible for implementing European funds to urgently reach an agreement on the budget, Minister of European Funds Rovana Plumb told a Friday's press conference occasioned by the informal meeting of the ministers managing the European fund
The ties between Romania and the US have peaked since the establishment of diplomatic relations almost 140 years ago, Romania's Ambassador to the United States George Maior emphasizes in a viewpoint presented in a press release broadcast on Thursday evening about the state of the Romanian-American relations, "in the context of the interest expressed by some public voices in Romania".
Chairman of Save Romania Union (USR) Dan Barna told on Thursday a press conference in Pitesti that the citizens' initiative 'No Convicts in Public Office' will necessarily lead to the amendment of the Constitution. "This citizens' initiative, supported by USR with all its energy, mandatorily amends the Constitution.
President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday at the end of the first day of consultations with parliamentary parties that all those who participated in the talks embraced the idea of holding a referendum.
PES Common Candidate Frans Timmermans (L) with PES leader Sergey Stanishev. Photo: EPA/Miguel A. Lopez
Weeks ahead of the European elections, the European Socialists have "frozen" their relations with the ruling party in Romania, and in June will decide on its continued membership of the left-wing bloc in the European Parliament.
The Aegis Ashore anti-missile system commissioned at the 99 Deveselu Military Base Romania will undergo a previously planned upgrade process in accordance with the decisions adopted at NATO level and under a bilateral agreement between Romania and the United States of America.
The Aegis Ashore anti-missile system commissioned at the 99 Deveselu Military Base Romania will undergo a previously planned update process in accordance with the decisions adopted at NATO level and under a bilateral agreement between Romania and the United States of America.
Romania's Social Democratic Party (PSD) says the announcement from the leader of the Party of European Socialists (PES) regarding PES freezing relations with PSD does not reflect "the overall position of the PES," adding that it is "looking forward" to finding out what issues worries PES.
The Romanian presidency of the Council of the European Union wants to reach a partial agreement in the Council on the legislative package regarding the cohesion policy, Minister of European Funds Rovana Plumb stated on Thursday.
European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Marianne Thyssen proposed on Thursday that Romania's funding through the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) be increased by 17pct. We propose to increase the funding allocated to Romania through the ESF+ by 17pct.
Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n.) leader and Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Liviu Dragnea stated on Wednesday in the village of Colibasi in southern Giurgiu County that the support from the domestic tomato producers program should be doubled so that they can build heated greenhouses so that there are Romanian tomatoes on the market throughout the year, but also that the pr