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Dancila: We enter presidential campaign determined to win, I assure you I'll take no step back

Leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila said on Tuesday that the party enters the campaign for the presidential election determined to win and that she herself won't take any steps back, because this would allow the opposition to gain ground.

BNS: Real budget revision most likely in November, current one just window dressing

The real budget revision will be probably carried out in November, considering the evolution of certain spending categories, the National Trade Union Bloc (BNS) said in a statement; the union organization cautions that shifting the budgetary pressure to the last two months of the year means an unjustified postponement that is dangerous for budgetary stability.

Ambassador Mattli disappointed with progress of Swiss-funded works at Brasov highschool

Swiss Ambassador in Bucharest, Arthur Mattli, expressed his disappointment with the progress of the rehabilitation works at the Brasov High School of Informatics, which are being carried out as part of a project with Swiss funding, the Brasov municipality said in a Wednesday release.

Caracal case/ DIICOT complex investigation at suspect's home, concrete-filled pits at the scene searched too

Prosecutors of the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) and forensic police will conduct on Friday a complex and thorough investigation at the home of Gheorghe Dinca, the main suspect in the case of the disappearance of two teenage girls in Caracal, examining also the concrete-filled pits in the house yard, said DIICOT spokesperson Mihaela Porime.

Arrivals in Romania's tourist accommodation establishments at 5 ml-plus in H1, down 4.4 pct YoY

Arrivals in Romania's tourist accommodation establishments in H1 this year totaled 5.035 million, by 4.4 pct lower YoY, shows data released on Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). However, the number of tourist arrivals this June was 8.3 pct higher compared to the same month of the year before.

Simona Halep presented with National Order of the 'Star of Romania' in the rank of Knight

Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep was presented on Tuesday by President Klaus Iohannis with the National Order of the 'Star of Romania' in the rank of Knight, in a ceremony held at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace. "Before us stands a great champion, who has offered Romanians not only moments of joy, but also an invaluable example.

ALDE's Tariceanu: I will not attack coalition partners, but emotions run high in campaign

Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE, minor at rule) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu on Wednesday voiced his disappointment that the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule) has opted for a candidate of its own for the presidential elections and warned that although he will not "attack" his coalition partners, in a campaign "emotions are sometimes running high." "This decision i

Tariceanu: Not running for President to cut a nice figure, but to battle Iohannis on equal footing

Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu says that he will run for President in order to battle Klaus Iohannis on equal footing, arguing that Romania's fate must be in the hands of highly seasoned, competent politicians, and "not of lab creations teleported to Cotroceni".