Simona Klodnischi

Prince Charles visits Viscri village, meets small producers, tastes homestead foods

Prince Charles visited this Thursday the seat of his namesake foundation in the Transylvanian village of Viscri, accommodated in a house dating back to 1700. Here he met with farmers and artisanal food producers with whom he conversed about ingredients, recipes and marketing methods, as well as the problems they face.

KPMG: Pensioner-to-worker ratio at 1.74 in 2050, private pension a must due to falling old-age support rate

Romania's pensioner-to-worker ratio will reach 1.74 in 2050, in a surge from 0.3 in 1990, shows a KPMG survey presented on Thursday at a press conference by Tudor Grecu, KPMG audit & assurance partner.

#DiplomaticCentennial Viorel Mosanu: Romania supports Minsk's progress in achieving commitments pledged under Eastern Partnership

Romania supports Minsk's progress in fulfilling its commitments pledged under the Eastern Partnership, Bucharest taking on an active role in shaping the European policy towards the European Union's eastern partners, Romania's Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus Viorel Mosanu said in an interview to AGERPRES.

ForMin Melescanu: We envisage placing Eastern Partnership among priorities of Romanian EU Presidency

Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Melescanu said on Tuesday that Romania's efforts next year, during its term at the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will focus on the optimization and the practical implementation of the goals of EU's overall strategy, in line with political consensus.

RBL: Pillar II retirement account savings trimmed 12.9 pct for 7 ml contributors because of calendar non-observance

Seven million Romanian contributors have 12.9 percent less in their retirement saving accounts because of the non-observance of the Pillar II contributions increase calendar, which resulted in the loss of both the money promised under law and of the money multiplication effect, argue Romanian Business Leaders (RBL) representatives.

Spot electricity price double from two weeks ago

The average spot electricity price on the OPCOM energy exchange hit on Monday 245 lei per MWh, twice as high as the 112 lei per MWh recorded two weeks ago, the exchange operator announced on its website.

At peak demand between 9:00 and 22:00 hrs, electricity due for delivery on Monday May 21 is priced at an average of 277 lei per MWh, with a high of 343 lei at 21:00 hrs.

ALDE Party President Van Baalen hopeful planned changes to justice package strengthen rule of law

President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party (ALDE) Hans van Baalen voiced hope that all the upcoming changes to the justice package will strengthen the rule of law, stressing that they must comply with European legislation and the rulings of the Constitutional Court of Romania.

Social Democrat leader Dragnea announces upcoming tax evasion legislation shake-up to remove current flaws

Chamber of Deputies Speaker Liviu Dragnea announced on Wednesday at the launch event of the 2018 State Aid Scheme instituted under Government Resolution No. 807 that the tax evasion legislation will be changed within short on grounds that it is "flawed and gives rise to the possibility that any control agency accuses any business person of tax evasion".