Latest News from Romania
Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) ministers of the countries participating in the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) reunite on Wednesday and Thursday in Bucharest at the Parliament Palace to tackle the regional cooperation on illegal migration and human trafficking, police collaboration, fight against corruption, and enhancement of judicial cooperation.
Bulgaria's border police caught nine Syrians, hidden in a van loaded with yoghurt, which was trying to cross the Danube on the Nikopol ferry, reported the Interior Ministry.
According to the report, the refrigeration van was driven by a Veliko Turnovo resident and was supposedly taking 100 crates of yoghurt to Romania.
The net advertising spending in Romania was 305 million euro last year, up by almost 1 per cent compared to 2012, according to the Media Fact Book report, released on Tuesday.
Crin Antonescu, head of Romania's main opposition National Liberal Party, PNL, on Monday announced that he would resign from his post after the party failed to win over voters in last weekend's European Parliament elections.
The party vice-presidents also resigned from their positions.
Eight Romanian scientists gathered in a LOW Gravity Team are currently in Kiruna, Sweden, to prepare the launch with the aid of a Rexus 16 European rocket of a revolutionary technology, a world's first created by them. It is about melting and soldering titanium and aluminium alloys in a milligravity environment for soldering in the outer space.
Romania's main option concerning the composition of the future European Commission is keeping the Agriculture portfolio, but the Justice portfolio option 'would not be bad,' Prime Minister Victor Ponta said on Monday, following the discussions on this topic carried out within the ruling coalition, with the participation of Senate President Calin Popescu-Tariceanu.