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Romania has lowest share of employees with temporary contracts in the EU

2018-05-23 04:03:00
Only 1.2% of the employees in Romania had a temporary contract in 2017, this being the lowest share in the European Union (EU), according to data from the European statistical office Eurostat. Lithuania (1.7%), Latvia (3%), Estonia (3.1%), Bulgaria (4.4% ...

PNL backs Orban's criminal complaint against Premier

2018-05-23 03:57:33 Nine O'Clock
The National Liberal Party decided during its Executive Bureau meeting on Tuesday to support the criminal complaint filed by Ludovic Orban. The decision was taken with 23 votes in favour, 3 against and two abstentions.

AHK Romania: The private pension system is a necessity

2018-05-23 03:48:00
The Romanian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Romania) said it supports the private pension fund system (Pillar II). The organization believes that a savings-based pension system such as the Pillar II is a necessity, given the demographic ...

AmCham: Romania needs long-term investment plan

2018-05-23 03:30:00
Romania needs a coherent long-term investment plan that is both sustainable and visionary to increase its economic development potential without putting macroeconomic balance at risk, according to AmCham Romania, one of the biggest business organizations ...

Nine dead in Hungary crash involving Romania-registered vehicle

2018-05-23 03:10:29 Hotnews.ro
At least nine people died in a crash near Budapest, Hungary on Tuesday, as the Romania-registered small bus they were travelling with collided with a truck, according to the Romanian Foreign Minisry.

Romania, facing serious lack of highways, plans to include political leader Dragnea's marginal county on future highway route

2018-05-23 03:08:37 Hotnews.ro
Romania's government is expecting that three highway projects would be finished through public-private partnerships within five years, deputy PM Viorel Stefan said on Tuesday. One of the planned highways crosses the county of Teleorman, known to be the stronghold of governing party leader Liviu Dragnea - a county which is off all major transportation routes in a country which faces a lack of highways in key regions.

Romania Senate speaker Tariceanu acquitted in false testimony case

2018-05-23 03:07:02 Hotnews.ro
Romania's High Court of Justice acquitted Senate speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu on Tuesday in a case where he was charged with false testimony, news agency Mediafax reported. The decision is not final.

Romania President Iohannis scolds government again, asks if it has money for pensions, salaries until end of year

2018-05-23 03:05:30 Hotnews.ro
Romania President Klaus Iohannis criticised the government's troubled economic policies again on Tuesday, urging it to state clearly if it has any more money to cover salaries and pensions until the end of the year. His statement comes as the government has become mired again in a scandal over suspected plans to suspend contributions to a private pensions fund.

Remarks by H.E. Xu Feihong, Chinese Ambassador to Romania at the Farewell Reception

2018-05-23 01:48:00
Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen! On 24 January 2015, my wife and I came to Romania, a country known as ‘the Corner of Heaven’. As time flies, we have already spent three years and four months here, and the mandate is about ...