Simona Klodnischi

Ford Romania seeks local government's support with recruitment of 1,700 people

The management of Ford Romania met on Wednesday with mayors from about 30 Dolj County localities and with County Council representatives to present to them the company's offer of 1,700 new jobs at the Craiova-based car factory, given plans to start the production of a new vehicle model; the Ford officials asked for support with promoting their hiring campaign.

Deloitte: Romania's gross minimum wage above CEE average, effective tax rate highest in region

Romania's gross minimum wage exceeds the Central and Eastern European average, but at the same time the country has the highest effective tax rate in the region, specifically 41.5 percent, shows a survey by Deloitte Romania.

The effective tax rate is the highest, at 41.5 percent, for a gross wage of 1,000 euro, whilst the region's average is 27 pct.

Members of top court five-judge panels established by random draw following Constitutional Court ruling

The High Court of Cassation and Justice appointed on Friday by public draw the members of the five-panel judges to sit on trials in 2018, following a relevant ruling by the Constitutional Court.

Top court President, justice Cristina Tarcea performed the draw, with the two court Vice Presidents attending.

Gaudeamus 2018 International Book Fair: 300 exhibitors, 900 events on the bill

The 25th edition of the Gaudeamus International Book Fair, running November 14 - 18 at Bucharest's Romexpo Central Pavilion, will host more than 300 exhibitors and about 900 editorial and professional events, all under the overarching 'Romania Centennial' theme.

Victor Negrescu: Romanian EUSDR Presidency seeks strategy reinvigoration, significant progress made since year-ago

Romania intends to reinvigorate the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), Minister Delegate for European Affairs Victor Negrescu told the EUSDR National Forum, an event organized on Monday at the Palace of Parliament, on the occasion of the launch of Romania's EUSDR Presidency.

PM Dancila conveys to visiting Albanian Defense Minister appreciation for NATO, EU missions cooperation

Premier Viorica Dancila conveyed on Wednesday to Albania's visiting Defense Minister Olta Xhacka her appreciation for the good cooperation of the two countries as part of NATO and EU missions, the government said in a release.

Viorica Dancila welcomed Olta Xhacka, who is on an official visit to Romania October 30 - 31, at the Victoria Palace of Government.

Speaker Dragnea: Any tentative minister removal is PSD's in-party decision, not instrumental to Opposition interests

Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Liviu Dragnea said on Wednesday that should the ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) decide to remove a minister from office, this will happen inside party structures, and will in no way be instrumental to the Opposition's plans.

DefMin Fifor: Gov't Defense allocation steady at 2 pct of GDP through 2026

For the second consecutive year the government allocates the National Ministry of Defense 2 percent of GDP and will steadily maintain this level until at least the year 2026, minister of National Defense Mihai Fifor announced on Wednesday at the military oath-taking ceremony organized at the 'Ferdinand I' Military Technical Academy for the military higher education institutions

First Romanian to cycle Americas from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego completes epic journey

Radu Paltineanu is the first Romanian to have cycled the Americas north to south from Alaska (US) to Tierra del Fuego - Argentine, in a more than 34,500 km journey that started on August 5, 2015 and saw him reach the finish in Ushuaia, at the 'End of the World' on the evening of October 22, 2018, after 3 years, 2 months and 17 days.