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Minus 32.5 degrees Celsius at Intorsura Buzaului

Minus 32.5 degrees Celsius at Intorsura Buzaului

This morning, the first day of the month of February, it was 32.5 degrees Celsius at Intorsura Buzaului (north-east of Bucharest), the lowest air temperature this year. Weather forecasters working… Read more »

600-plus people protesting in University Plaza

600-plus people protesting in University Plaza

More than 600 people are protesting on Tuesday night in University Plaza in Bucharest, in the area surrounding the National Theatre, spokesperson of the General Department of Gendarmes of Bucharest… Read more »

Unprecedented protests continue in Bucharest for 3rd day

Unprecedented protests continue in Bucharest for 3rd day

Protests continued in Bucharest late on Sunday, for the third consecutive day, as Romanian police fired tear gas and used water cannons against demonstrators. Police detained at least 25 protesters,… Read more »

INS to publish Housing and Population Census provisional results on Feb. 6, 2012

INS to publish Housing and Population Census provisional results on Feb. 6, 2012

The provisional results of the Housing and Population Census conducted in October will be made public on February 6, 2012 and the preliminary results will be announced on May 23,… Read more »

Gabriel Resources seeks clarification on new Romanian royalty regime

Gabriel Resources seeks clarification on new Romanian royalty regime

Gabriel Resources Ltd. says it’s working with the Romanian government in hopes of softening the impact of a recently announced doubling of royalties on precious metal production. The Toronto-headquartered company… Read more »

Over 2.5 million people expected to cross Romania’s borders during holiday season

Over 2.5 million people expected to cross Romania’s borders during holiday season

Over 2.5 million people, mostly Romanians working abroad are expected during the holiday season to pass the border checkpoints, especially those with Hungary and the Republic of Moldova. The winter… Read more »

Government invests 28 million lei from EU funds and budget in setting up Fish Stock Exchange in Tulcea

Government invests 28 million lei from EU funds and budget in setting up Fish Stock Exchange in Tulcea

The Government invests 28 million lei from European funds and the budget of the Ministry of Agriculture to set up the Fish Stock Exchange in Tulcea (eastern Romania) in keeping… Read more »

Romania still has best economic outlook in CEE

Romania still has best economic outlook in CEE

Romania has continued to register the best six-month economic outlook in the Central and Eastern Europe in September, according to a survey conducted by ZEW. Romania’s indicator of economic expectations… Read more »

Cesaria Evora retires at 70, Romanian concerts cancelled

Cesaria Evora retires at 70, Romanian concerts cancelled

Cape Verdian singer Cesaria Evora, nicknamed the ‘barefoot diva’, has decided to retire at 70 due to health problems and will cancel her upcoming tour, including the three concerts scheduled… Read more »

Media mogul Dan Diaconescu allowed to set up party

Media mogul Dan Diaconescu allowed to set up party

The Bucharest Court of Appeals on Monday approved OTV owner Dan Diaconescu’s application to set up the ‘People’s Party-Dan Diaconescu’ (PP-DD). The court rejected early April Diaconescu’s plan to set up the… Read more »