Simona Klodnischi

Former EU Affairs Minister Negrescu: Romania is prepared to take over EU Council Presidency

Chairman of PES Activists Romania and former Minister-delegate for European Affairs Victor Negrescu said on Saturday in Timisoara that Romania is ready to take over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union and everything is going as planned.

#GreaterUnionCentennial: Official program of December 1 celebrations in Alba Iulia released, some 100,000 expected to attend

More than 100,000 people are expected to gather at Alba Iulia - the flagship city of the Greater Union where the union of Transylvania and Romania was proclaimed 100 years ago - for the December 1 celebrations, city mayor Mircea Hava announced this week, as he presented the official program of the events to take place on Romania National Day.

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.