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.
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.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Melescanu met on Friday with Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, the Foreign Ministry said in a release.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Premier Viorica Dancila received on Thursday French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian, currently on a visit to Bucharest, with the two officials tackling, among others, Romania's goals regarding its bid for Schengen and OECD membership, the government said in a release.
The net average monthly wage was 2,487 lei this February, 0.1 percent or 3 lei higher compared to the previous month, the National Institute for Statistics (INS) said on Wednesday.
The gross nominal average wage was 4,128 lei.
Leader of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) Kelemen Hunor considers the signature collecting campaign in support of the Minority SafePack citizens' initiative is a success of the Hungarian community in Romania that joined Europe's 50 million-strong minority communities.