State borrows 1.594bn lei from banks on Monday

The Ministry of Public Finance (MFP) borrowed 1.594 billion lei from banks on Monday, through a benchmark government bond issue, with a residual maturity of 36 months, at a yield average of 3.84pct per year, according to data released by the National Bank of Romania (BNR). The nominal value of Monday's issue was 300 million lei, and the banks subscribed 1.918 billion lei.

Net nominal average salary up 5pct in December 2019, to 3,340 lei

The net nominal average salary was 3,340 lei in December 2019, up from the previous month by 161 lei (+5.1pct), and the highest values were recorded in activities of services in information technology (including IT services, namely 7,689 lei, according to the data published on Tuesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

Average net nominal wage rises to rd 648 euro in Sept 2019

The average net nominal wage stood at 3,082 lei (rd 648 euro) in September this year, up from the previous month by 38 lei (1.2pct) and the highest values were registered in information technology services activities (including activities of IT service activities) - 7,108 lei, according to data published on Thursday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

Deputies' spending at almost 92 ml lei in first six months of the year

The deputies' spending in the first six months of the year amounts to 91,849,485 lei, shows data released on the website of the Chamber of Deputies. The month-by-month breakdown is as follows: January - 14,294,989 lei; February - 14,362,077 lei; March - 16,018,184 lei; April - 15,870,539 lei; May - 15,586,634 lei; June - 15,716,962 lei.

Engie Romania grants scholarships of 700 lei/months to Bucharest, Brasov pupils in dual education

Engie Romania invests 5 million lei for the qualification of about 120 young professionals from Bucharest and Brasov, who will receive a scholarship of up to 700 lei per month plus transport and meal through the "Energy for my job," program, the company announced on Friday.

Metalhead Meeting to showcase Satyricon, Negura Bunget, as well as Cargo anniversary show

The Metalhead Meeting festival, hosted at the Cotroceni Open Air venue of the Capital from June 11 through 14, is set to showcase bands Satyricon, Dark Funeral and Primordial and an anniversary show of Romanian band Cargo on the first day of the event, the organizers informed AGERPRES.


Discounted tickets by June 1 for "Baro Foro" intercultural festival

Discounted tickets for the first edition of "Baro Foro" intercultural festival, counting on the presence of famous artist Goran Bregovic and Wedding and Funeral Orchestra as special guests, can be purchased until June 1, the organisers inform in a release remitted to AGERPRES on Tuesday.

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"Countryside Vacations," starting from 175 lei per person, over May 3 - June 19

The National Association for Rural, Ecological and Cultural Tourism (ANTREC) is conducting the 25th edition of the "Countryside Vacations" programme, in the period May 3 - June 19, 2015, and the prices start from 175 lei per person for five nights in 2 daisy guest houses.


DNA: Elena Udrea, under criminal investigation for money laundering, too

The National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) prosecutors decided to extend the criminal investigation on former minister Elena Udrea and Tudor Breazu, the administrator of the plots of land at Nana Commune, for committing the offense of money laundering, in the Bute Gala case.

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