Simona Klodnischi

More than 56,000 people attend UNTOLD Festival's first day

More than 56,000 people attended the first day of the UNTOLD EDM Festival on September 9, the organizers of the event announced today. "More than 56,000 people entered the UNTOLD magical realm on the first day of the event. The artists who performed the first night were impressed by the main stage of the festival, but also by the warm and energetic welcome the audience gave them.

Actor Ion Caramitru to be laid to rest today at Bellu Cemetery

Actor Ion Caramitru will be laid to rest today on the Actors Alley of the Bucharest Bellu Cemetery. On the way from the Visarion Church to the cemetery, the funeral procession will stop around noon in front of the "I.L. Caragiale" National Theater, where he served as manager over the past 16 years, for a final farewell.

PSD's Marcel Ciolacu: With or without motion, Citu Gov't is fallen anyway

The Citu Government is fallen anyway, whether with an anti-government motion or not, but if the no-confidence motion makes it to the agenda of the joint plenary, the Social Democratic Party (PSD) will vote to oust the Citu Government, Social Democrat Chairman Marcel Ciolacu said on Thursday. "The government is led by the National Liberal Party, and Parliament is led by USR and PNL.

Romania's seven-month trade deficit at almost 13 bln euros

Romania's FOB/CIF seven-month trade balance deficit widened to 12.864 billion euros, by 2.858 million euros more from the year-ago period, as imports advanced 25.4 percent and exports 24.8 percent, according to data released on Thursday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). January - July FOB exports totaled 42.511 billion euros, and CIF imports stood at 55.376 billion euros.

Greek ForMin Dendias: You can count on our full support in efforts to join Schengen, OECD

Romania can count on Greece's "full support" in its efforts to join the Schengen Area and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), visiting Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said in a joint statement delivered today with his Romanian counterpart Bogdan Aurescu. Dendias also spoke about the importance of supporting the Western Balkan countries.

Speaker Orban: I will refer no-confidence motion to Gov't, observance of motion debate schedule is mandatory

Chamber of Deputies Speaker Ludovic Orban announced on Tuesday, after the meeting of the joint Standing Bureaus was adjourned due to lack of quorum, that he will refer the no-confidence motion to the government, pointing out that according to the Constitution, observing the motion debate schedule is mandatory.