Simona Klodnischi

More than 70 Romanians hold academic degrees from South Korean universities

AGERPRES special correspondent Florin Barbuta reports: No less than 77 Romanians have graduated from South Korean universities since 1993 under the Global Korea Scholarship program that is designed to provide higher education in this Asian country for international students, representatives of the National Institute for International Education (NIIED) - the arm of South Korea's Ministry

PNL's Gorghiu says Israeli embassy relocation - a red herring, also a blemish on Romania's foreign image

Senator of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Alina Gorghiu says that the recently adopted memorandum on the relocation of the Romanian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem "casts blemish on the country's foreign image," adding that the "imminent scandal that will break out" is meant to distract attention from the controversial changes to the Criminal Codes.

Fed Cup: Halep brings Romania first point in World Group playoff tie against Switzerland

World No. 1 Simona Halep earned Romania the first point in the Fed Cup World Group playoff tie with Switzerland, defeating Viktorija Golubic 6-3, 1-6, 6-1 in one hour and 45 minutes in the opening rubber played at the Multipurpose Hall in Cluj Napoca.

Ambassador Ramis: French Foreign Minister's Bucharest meeting with anticorruption head Kovesi wasn't secret

French ambassador to Romania Michele Ramis said on Friday in Constanta that French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian's meeting at the embassy's Bucharest premises with Chief Prosecutor of the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) Laura Codruta Kovesi had not been kept under the cloak of secrecy.

PM Dancila tells Council SecGen Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen Romania's upcoming EU Presidency - a Gov't priority

Premier Viorica Dancila said on Thursday that Romania's taking over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union is a priority for the government, stressing that the organization and preparations for this term at the EU helm are handled with particular care.

Speaker Dragnea, UAE State Minister Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber discuss promotion of investment potential

The opportunity to promote Romania's investment potential, with focus on the tourism industry, was on the agenda of the talks held on Tuesday at the Palace of Parliament between Chamber of Deputies Speaker Liviu Dragnea and the Minister of State for Economic and Trade Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber.

PM Dancila meets UAE State Minister Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber, says relations with Emirates a priority

Premier Viorica Dancila met on Tuesday with Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, stressing on the occasion the fact that the government is recalibrating its orientation towards the traditional partners in the Gulf region, with UAE representing a priority.

Jan-March governing stocktaking report lists teachers' wage rise, red tape cut among accomplishments

The increase of the teaching staff wages and the cut of red tape for freelancers are among the measures implemented by the Cabinet in Q1, states the governing stocktacking report for January - March 2018, presented on Monday at the meeting of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) National Executive Committee by Premier Viorica Dancila.