Ministry of Internal Affairs Secretary of State Raed Arafat said at the beginning of debates of the EU Drugs Coordinators Meeting this Tuesday that statistical data on drug use and related crime points to an "ever-growing illicit national market".
Attending on Monday in the eastern city of Tulcea the official opening of the Fish Trading Exchange, Premier Viorica Dancila also announced the launch of a new governmental program aimed at revitalizing the fisheries sector, supporting fisher families and encouraging product processing.
President Klaus Iohannis sent a message on Monday on the occasion of the International Roma Day and of Romania marking Roma Ethnics Day, pointing out that this will be a true celebration day "when the economic, social and cultural empowerment of the Roma will yield the expected fruits." "On the occasion of Roma Ethnics Day, I give my salute to the members of the Roma community in our country.
The embassies of twelve states that are Romania's international partners and allies, including France, the US and Germany, express concerns about the rule of law in Romania and call on all parties involved in drafting emergency government ordinances modifying justice sector laws "to avoid changes that would weaken the rule of law and Romania's ability to fight crime or corruption".
Treasurer of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Mircea Draghici was officially charged by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) for embezzlement and using subsidies for purposes other than those they had been intended for, in a case dealing with the spending of the money received by the party as subsidies.
Nicolae Tonitza's "Nude From the Back" fetched 72,500 euro at Artmark's spring auction held in Bucharest on Wednesday evening.
Ambassador of Israel in Bucharest David Saranga says that in an era where information and the accuracy thereof are essential, the AGERPRES National News Agency has a very important role, because it informs "in an objective and professional manner". "It gives me great joy to congratulate AGERPRES on its 130th anniversary.
Former international football player Dorinel Munteanu told journalists of the AGERPRES National News Agency, in a message on the agency's 130th anniversary, to further preserve their objectivity and always highlight all the best.
Darius Valcov, advisor to the Premier, said on Sunday evening that the government would want to change Emergency Ordinance No. 114/2018 as little as possible, and that as far as the banking system is concerned, the principles of this regulatory act will not be given up.
Media digitalisation and the independence of media organisations were among the subjects approached at the conference on Modernizing Public Service Media through Innovation and Dialogue, organized March 4 - 5 in Bucharest with the support of the European Commission, at the initiative of the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), in cooperation with the Culture and Media Federation FAIR-Media