Bogdan Gabaroi

President Iohannis to participate in Romanian Navy Day festivities, in Constanta

President Klaus Iohannis will participate, on Thursday, in the festivities marking the Romanian Navy Day, to be held in Constanta. According to his agenda, the head of state will participate in the festivities organized at the Fleet Command in Constanta, from 09:55 hrs.

PM Dancila: We had coalition meetings, decided to continue PSD-ALDE governing

The Chair of the Social Democratic Partyn (PSD), Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, said at the end of the meeting of the party's National Executive Committee, that the PSD members have opted for continuing the PSD-ALDE governing and that this viewpoint is to be communicated to the coalition partners. "At today's Executive Committee we have addressed several important points for the PSD.

Large protest announced for Saturday in Piata Victoriei, with over 250,000 participants

A large protest is announced for Saturday in the Piata Victoriei of Bucharest, one year since the antigovernment manifestations of the Diaspora of 10 August, resulted in the intervention in force of the gendarmes, a release by the Bucharest City Hall informs.

PM Dancila: This year's first budget rectification is positive

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Thursday, at the beginning of the Government meeting, that the first budget rectification of this year is positive, a rectification that ensures "increased payment of salaries and pensions and the continuation of the investment projects in priority areas." "We are discussing in the Government meeting today the first budget rectification this year.

Largest assistance center in Central and Eastern Europe for Uber drivers, partners, in Bucharest

Uber company inaugurated on Tuesday in Bucharest the largest center in Central and Eastern Europe that offers assistance to drivers and business partners in Romania, a center where they can contact directly Uber representatives to discuss various issues.

Fin Min Teodorovici on rectification: No cuts to Transport, Health or Education Ministries

The budget rectification does not entail funding cuts from ministries such as Transport, Health or Education, and the ministers are under the obligation to spend the allocated money, Minister of Public Finance Eugen Teodorovici told a Tuesday's press conference. As concerns the Ministry of Education he explained from where the reduction in funds that appears in the budget rectification comes.

Eurobarometer: 60pct of Romanians have positive image of EU compared to 44pct European average

Romania ranks second, on a par with Portugal, in terms of the positive image of the European Union, according to a new Eurobarometer survey released on Monday. Romania ranks second, on a par with Portugal, in terms of the positive image of the EU.

Ponta: Informal talks with Dancila, Tariceanu; no decision made on "political candidacies or cooperation"

Victor Ponta, the chairman of PRO Romania, announced on Monday that he had informal talks with the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule) and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE, minor at rule) leaders - Viorica Dancila and Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, saying that no decision was made on "political candidacies or cooperation." "We have had informal talks today with Mrs.

Romania's Begu and Tig to play quarterfinals of BRD Bucharest Open on Friday

Romanian tennis players Irina Begu and Patricia Tig will perform on Friday, on the Centre Court of the BNR Arenas, in the quarterfinals of the 250,000-USD BRD Bucharest Open tennis tournament, which takes place at the BNR Arenas in Bucharest. Irina Begu, WTA's 112th, will face off 6th seed of the tournament German Laura Siegemund in the second event of the day to be held on the Centre Court.

StateSec Grigore: Romania will always be a supporter and promoter of religious freedom, tolerance

State Secretary Maria Magdalena Grigore stressed on Thursday at the ministerial conference dedicated to the promotion of religious freedom organized by the US State Department, the fact that Romania will always be a supporter and promoter of religious freedom, as well as of the spirit of tolerance, the Foreign Ministry (MAE) informs.