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Central bank says lending growth pace drops below 8 pct in past months

Romania does not register a drop in lending, but a reduction in the lending growth pace below 8 pct in the past months, on Thursday said the Governor of the National Bank of Romania (BNR) Mugur Isarescu, when displaying the quarterly inflation Report. "An annual growth of 8 per cent.

More vets to be hired to prevent spread of swine fever from Balkans

The government on Thursday introduced an amendment that will allow the Agriculture Ministry to hire an additional 50 veterinaries in order to speed up inspections at pig farms across the country for African swine fever.

Iohannis: Sate institutions have to keep awake national consciousness among all Romanians

President Klaus Iohannis sent a message on Thursday to the 100th anniversary of the Graves of War Fallen Heroes Society in which he emphasized that the state institutions are under an obligation to keep up national consciousness among all Romanians." "It is our duty, of all of us, to remember respectfully, gratefully and admiringly the known or anonymous heroes of our nation, on whose supreme s

Oracle Romania Country leader Mindrutescu accused of bribe taking worth over 800,000 euro

Country leader of Oracle Romania Sorin Mindrutescu is accused by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) of bribe taking worth 869,413 euro from the representatives of some companies in the IT area, in return for making available favorable offers on the products marketed by Oracle, for the respective companies to participate in public tenders organized by various state institutions or wit

ALDE's Tariceanu insists he discussed future collaboration with Pro Romania

National leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), minor at rule, Calin Popescu-Tariceanu on Wednesday insisted on his announcement regarding a future collaboration with opposition Pro Romania party, saying that discussions took place between the two political groups but no decision was made.

ALDE, Pro Romania choose to enter political alliance

National leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), minor at rule, Calin Popescu-Tariceanu said on Wednesday that ALDE and Pro Romania party, led by former Prime Minister Victor Ponta, have decided to collaborate as a political alliance, with the two parties to set up joint parliamentary groups.

Fifteen Romanians, family members repatriated from Syria via Turkey

A group of 15 people - Romanian nationals and their family members, Syrian citizens - was repatriated from Syria via Turkey on Wednesday, the Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) reports. According to MAE, the repatriation was made with the support from the Romanian embassies in Damascus, Ankara, the Consulate General of Romania in Istanbul and the honorary consul of Romania in Iskenderun.

Senate's Tariceanu: Coherent definition of national interest and harmonisation of efforts to promote it is needed

Senate President Calin Popescu-Tariceanu stated on Tuesday evening in Marasesti, where the event dedicated to the memory of the fallen heroes of the World War I took place, that the lesson given by our predecessors is "still alive and present" and that, in order to have a strong country, the entire society and all the politicians should agree over the national interest and harmonise their effor

CTP Starts Operations in Bulgaria

Real estate developer CTP has entered the Bulgarian market with plans to reach 100,000 square meters of leased space by the end of 2021. Bulgaria is CTP's seventh market in the Central European region (alongside the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania, and Poland) extending the company's geographical footprint from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea, reports Emerging Europe. 

President Iohannis to meet US President Trump in Washington, Presidential Administration confirms

President Klaus Iohannis will pay a visit to Washington DC, August 19-20, at the invitation of his US counterpart Donald Trump, the Presidential Administration said Tuesday evening. Earlier, the White House announced the meeting of the two presidents on August 20. "On the occasion of the meeting, President Klaus Iohannis and President Donald J.