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ANPC: No participation in EU study on food double standard, to be neutral when taking over EU Council Presidency

The National Authority for Consumer Protection (ANPC) has decided not to send samples within the European study assessing the differences regarding food product composition, on the grounds of the neutrality in the context of Romania's taking over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, said ANPC President Marius Pirvu at the presentation of the stocktaking report of the Ministry of

FinMin: Budget revision might pass in early August

Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici said on Thursday that there is no time for the budget revision to be approved July 31, as initially planned, but the government could pass it a week later.

Romania wins women's artistic gymnastics team silver at EYOF 2019

Romania's women's artistic gymnastics team made up of Irina Antonia Duta, Silviana Maria Sfiringu-Gheorghe and Ioana Andreea Stanciulescu, won the silver medal in the team competition at the Baku 2019 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival. Russia ranked first with 108.050 points, followed by Romania (106.800) and Great Britain (103.850).

PM Dancila: When the entrance to Romania's Gov't is forced, I believe it looks like a coup d'etat

Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila mentioned, when referring to the events which occurred on 10 August, that the attempt to enter through violence in the Government building represents a unacceptable thing and "it looks like a coup d'etat." "When there's an attempt to enter Romania's Government [building], the entrance to Romania's Government is forced, I believe t

Romania shortlists three to vie for European prosecutor

Daniel Horodniceanu, Catalin-Laurentiu Borcoman and Claudiu Dumitrescu are the three candidates shortlisted by the Romanian Ministry of Justice (MJ) for the office of European prosecutor.

BSP Wants Resignations because of the ASF, GERB - the Subject not to Be Politicised

BSP has demanded resignations because of the African swine fever, which has already caused a state of emergency in some regions of the country - in Ruse, Pleven and Razgrad. In front of the media in parliament, BSP stated that they wanted the resignations of the director of the Bulgarian Labor Office Damian Iliev and the agriculture minister Desislava Taneva.

Romania Extends Voting Rights for Citizens Living Abroad

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday promulgated a new law making it easier to vote abroad, saying it would give "Romanians abroad the right to vote and not wait for hours in queues and fearing that they will not be able to vote before the ballot boxes close".

Almost 800 people seek asylum in Romania in H1 2019

Almost 800 people asked Romania for international protection in the first half of 2019 according to the country's General Immigration Inspectorate (IGI).

New ForMin Manescu, IntMin Moga and Deputy PM Fifor take oath of office

Ramona Manescu, Nicolae Moga and Mihai Fifor took the oath of office on Wednesday in the presence of President Klaus Iohannis for the Interior and Foreign Affairs Ministries office, Deputy Prime Minister for implementing Romania's strategic partnerships office respectively. The head of state wished success to the new three members of the Dancila Cabinet.

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