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  • Romanian prime minister jumps to defend convicted party leader
    by Romania Insider on June 21, 2018 at 8:08 pm

    Romanian prime minister Viorica Dancila said that her party leader Liviu Dragnea’s conviction to three and a half years in jail shows that the law in Romania is applied arbitrarily. The Social Democratic Party (PSD) leader Liviu Dragnea was sentenced to jail for instigation to abuse of office. The decision is not final. PM Viorica The post Romanian prime minister jumps to defend convicted party leader appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Protesters, opposition ask for SocDem leader’s resignation after new conviction
    by Romania Insider on June 21, 2018 at 7:33 pm

    Several thousand people protested on Thursday evening in Bucharest’s Victoriei Square asking for the Social Democratic Party (PSD) leader Liviu Dragnea’s resignation as president of the Chamber of Deputies. Leaders of the main opposition parties also said Dragnea should step down as Chamber speaker and even from the helm of his party after he was The post Protesters, opposition ask for SocDem leader’s resignation after new conviction appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Romanian ruling party leader sentenced to prison for abuse of office
    by Romania Insider on June 21, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    The leader of Romania’s ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea was sentenced to three and a half years in prison but the court decision is not final. You may also want to read: Romanian prime minister jumps to defend convicted party leader Dreagnea was sentenced to prison for having caused abuse of office with The post Romanian ruling party leader sentenced to prison for abuse of office appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Globalworth starts third building of its office campus in Northern Bucharest
    by Romania Insider on June 21, 2018 at 12:30 pm

    Globalworth Real Estate Investments, the biggest owner of office space in Romania, has started working on the third building of its Globalworth Campus office project in Northern Bucharest. The Tower 3 building has a leasable area of 35,000 sqm and will be finalized at the end of 2019. Globalworth Campus is made of three buildings The post Globalworth starts third building of its office campus in Northern Bucharest appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Dutch group will open two of the biggest co-working spaces in Bucharest
    by Romania Insider on June 21, 2018 at 12:30 pm

    Dutch creative workspace provider Spaces will enter the Romanian market by opening two large co-working spaces in Bucharest. The company has leased 3,000 sqm on three floors in the Unirii View office tower (pictured), developed by Belgian investor Yves Weerts, and 3,100 sqm on two floors in the Campus 6 office building developed by Swedish The post Dutch group will open two of the biggest co-working spaces in Bucharest appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Romanian firemen rescue orphan stork chicks
    by Ro Insider on June 21, 2018 at 12:11 pm

    Military firemen in Galati, in eastern Romania, rescued four orphaned stork chicks at the end of last week, Agerpres reported. The chicks were left alone in the nest after their mother died trying to defend them from a heavy hail. The large hail pellets broke the mother stork’s wing bones and the bird fell from The post Romanian firemen rescue orphan stork chicks appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • The Cat Empire at music festival in Bucharest
    by Ro Insider on June 21, 2018 at 11:35 am

    The fifth edition of the Shine music festival takes place between June 30 and July 1 at Arenele Romane, in Bucharest’s Carol Park. The festival’s lineup includes names such as The Cat Empire, Paraziții, Subcarpați, Frații Grime, Suie Paparude, Basska, The Mono Jacks, Cred Că Sunt Extraterestru, Fantome, Argatu, Rockabella, Navi, Rana and The Purple The post The Cat Empire at music festival in Bucharest appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Romania has lowest food prices in EU
    by Romania Insider on June 21, 2018 at 11:30 am

    The prices of consumer goods and services in Romania were the second-lowest in the European Union (EU) in 2017, standing at 52% of the EU average. Only Bulgaria had lower prices, at 48% of the EU average, according to data released by the European statistical office Eurostat. At the other end, Denmark had the highest The post Romania has lowest food prices in EU appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Parliament increases sales limit over which card payments are mandatory in Romania
    by Romania Insider on June 21, 2018 at 11:30 am

    The Parliament adopted a bill that increases the turnover threshold over which companies in the trade sector are obliged to accept card payments, Profit.ro reported. The new turnover limit is EUR 50,000 per year, up from the current level of EUR 10,000 per year, which was introduced at the beginning of this year when the The post Parliament increases sales limit over which card payments are mandatory in Romania appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Charlie Hebdo comments on Romanians’ reaction to Simona Halep caricature
    by Ro Insider on June 21, 2018 at 11:09 am

    A recent editorial published by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo comments on the Romanians’ reaction to its caricature of Simona Halep. The caricature was highly criticized by many Romanians on social media. It shows Halep holding up her recently won Roland Garros trophy and shouting “Old iron! Old iron!”. The magazine notes that Romania, The post Charlie Hebdo comments on Romanians’ reaction to Simona Halep caricature appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

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