Romania

EURO 2024: Edward Iordanescu: A challenge awaits us at higher level, Belgium is colossal opponent
The head coach of the Romanian national football team, Edward Iordanescu, stated on Friday, in a press conference held in Germany, that national team faces a challenge at a higher level, as it is to play versus Belgium in the second match at EURO 2024, "a colossal opponent", in his opinion.
Ciolacu: We are introducing the European minimum wage in Romania to protect purchasing power
Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu on Friday announced that the government will introduce the European minimum wage in Romania in order to protect purchasing power and raise the average gross wage to "as close as possible to 50% of the average net wage."
EnviMin Fechet: Black Sea is safe for swimming
Minister of the Environment, Waterways and Forestry Mircea Fechet said on Thursday in Tulcea that as far as he knew, water in the Black Sea is safe for swimming.
Economic cooperation importance, as pillar of bilateral relationship, addressed by PM Ciolacu, Italian president Mattarella
The importance of economic cooperation as a pillar of the bilateral relationship between Romania and Italy was highlighted by prime minister Marcel Ciolacu on Wednesday, when welcoming the visiting Italian president Sergio Mattarella.
UPDATE EURO 2024: Superb victory for Romania on debut, 3-0 against Ukraine
The Romanian national football team debuted with a superb victory at the European Football Championship - EURO 2024, hosted by Germany, 3-0 (1-0) against Ukraine, on Monday, at the Football Arena in Munich, in Group E.
EURO 2024/Romania will have its first match next Monday, against Ukraine
Romania debuts at EURO 2024 on Monday, June 17, in the first match, against Ukraine, in its sixth participation in the European Championship, after those of 1984, 1996, 2000, 2008 and 2016.
Our heroes remain for eternity great proof of Romanian patriotism (Senate president)
Heroes are part of the soul of the Romanian people and remain for eternity great proof of Romanian patriotism, said Thursday the president of the Senate, Nicolae Ciuca, at the military ceremony organized on the occasion of Heroes' Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Carol I Park.
Annual inflation rate, down to 5.12%, in May 2024
The annual inflation rate dropped, in May 2024, to 5.12%, from 5.9% in April, in the conditions in which food products rose in price by 1.24%, non-food products by 6.38% , and services by 9.29%, according to the data published on Wednesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).
Trade deficit increases by 5 pct in first four months of 2024
Romania's FOB/CIF trade balance deficit stood at 9.320 billion EUR for the period 1 January - 30 April 2024, 440.1 million EUR higher (+5%) than that recorded in the corresponding period in 2023, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics (INS) published on Monday.
June 9 elections are about a dignified Romania in the EU, says Bucharest Mayor Nicusor Dan
Bucharest General Mayor Nicusor Dan, who is seeking a new term in office, said on Thursday that the June 9 elections are aimed at "civilization", "lawfulness" and "a dignified Romania in the European Union", urging the electorate to tourn out to the polls.
ForMin Odobescu talks with Albanian counterpart about retrocession of Iorga House in Saranda
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luminita Odobescu, declared on Wednesday that she discussed with her Albanian counterpart, Igli Hasani, about supporting the European path of the country in the Western Balkans, but also about the retrocession of the Iorga House in Saranda.
We do not have necessary preparation to implement progressive taxation, PNL's Ciuca says
The president of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Nicolae Ciuca, considers that Romania is not technically prepared to apply progressive taxation, not having the necessary digitization, but he reminded that the PNL is a supporter of the single tax rate because "it has proven economic efficiency".
Almost impossible for PSD not to have a candidate for the position of president, PM Ciolacu says
The chair of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), premier Marcel Ciolacu said on Tuesday it was "almost impossible" for his party, which is Romania's largest, not to have a candidate for Romania's Presidency.
BiH CoM without consensus to allow the voting of citizens of Poland, Slovenia and Romania
In the second round of voting, the BiH Council of Ministers did not reach the necessary consensus for organizing the voting of citizens of the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Romania residing in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the elections for the European Parliament from these countries, and on the occasion of the elections in Romania for local public administration bodies in 2024.
Mircea Geoana: Polls indicate need for deeper change in Romania
NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana on Sunday told a press conference in Botosani that opinion polls "indicate the need for a deeper change in Romania."
Irina Begu qualifies for third round at Roland Garros
Romanian tennis player Irina Begu qualified Thursday evening for the third round of the Roland Garros tournament, the second Grand Slam of the year, after defeating Czech Linda Noskova 6-4, 6-1.
President Iohannis says private health sector demonstrates extraordinary capacity for adaptation and innovation
The private sector in Romania has demonstrated an extraordinary capacity for adaptation and innovation, contributing to maintaining a high standard of medical care, President Klaus Iohannis transmitted on Wednesday, at the European Gala of Private Hospitals, through a message.
OECD Economic Study's recommendations, correlated with goals of our government programme, PM Ciolacu says
The recommendations of the economic study of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development are correlated with the objectives of the government programme, prime minister Marcel Ciolacu stated on Tuesday at the meeting of the National Committee for Romania's Accession to the OECD, which highlighted the importance of implementing the recommendations received from the organization's committees for alignment with standards in terms of legislation, policies and practices.
From 1 September ceiling above which pensions are taxed set to be changed, PM Ciolacu says
Prime minister Marcel Ciolacu, chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), said on Monday that as of September 1, with the recalculation of pensions, the 2,000 RON threshold above which pensions are taxed will be changed.
Moldovan Energy minister: Current energy investments most likely exceed past three decades' figure
Following the commissioning of all three present or upcoming energy interconnection lines with Romania, the Republic of Moldova is likely to join the common European energy market even before it becomes an EU member state, Moldovan Energy Minister Victor Parlicov told AGERPRES in an interview.
First joint meeting of Romania's and Turkey's gov'ts to bring our states closer (PM Ciolacu)
The first joint meeting of the Governments of Romania and Turkey represents a big step forward, a step that will bring the two states even closer strategically, economically and socially, said prime minister Marcel Ciolacu.
Black Sea demining action to be carried out jointly with Romania, Turkey & Bulgaria naval forces(PM)
AGERPRES special correspondent, Daniel Florea, reports: The mine clearance action in the Black Sea, carried out jointly by the naval forces of Romania, Turkey and Bulgaria, will be operationalized shortly, the Romanian prime minister Marcel Ciolacu said Tuesday, in a joint statement delivered alongside Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the end of official meetings held at the Presidential Palace in Ankara.