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MP's elect new People's Advocate, or Romanian Ombudsman - Renate Weber

2019-06-26 16:11:06 Hotnews.ro
The Parliament on Wednesday voted to name former MEP Renate Weber as Romanian Ombudsman - or People's Advocate as it its called locally. Weber, who has been nominated by Liberal Democrats (ALDE, a junior member of the governing coalition) replaces Victor Ciorbea, who has gained a reputation for his support to decisions of the current governing alliance, but who's term has come to an end.

Who's running for top job in Romania's governing Social Democratic Party - PSD

2019-06-26 15:58:51 Hotnews.ro
The Social Democratic Party (PSD), the leading group of the governing coalition in Romania, are choosing their new leadership at a Congress this weekend. PM Viorica Dancila is aiming to stay head of the party, but faces five challengers.

Romania’s Tarom to update regional ATRs with newer models

2019-06-26 13:43:00
Romania’s flag carrier, Tarom, will replace its regional fleet of ATRs with updated variants of the aircraft, the airline said June 26. The carrier will acquire nine ATR 72-600s from lessor ...

SNIPPETS Key Moldova official to visit Romania. Communism museum approved

2019-06-26 13:30:04 Hotnews.ro
Romania's Constitutional Court has made a decision in a key case, but postponed ruling in another. MPs voted on a Museum of communist horrors. And Moldova's PM Sandu is expected to visit Romania.

U21 EURO semi-final preview: Germany v Romania

2019-06-26 13:16:00
Stefan Kuntz, Germany: "They play in a very unorthodox style. They'll have the stadium behind them. You notice the fans really push them forward. It's a very tough test, but I've said to the team that ...

Romanian majority MPs vote new pensions law despite criticism

2019-06-26 12:47:56 Hotnews.ro
Romanian MPs on Wednesday voted a new pensions law which would increase pensions starting September next year, shortly before the general elections. The bill was supported by the governing coalition, led by Social Democrats, despite opposition criticism that there was no money to support such pension rises and that it did not comply with Constitutional Court decisions.

Little more than 40 km of new highway expected to be added for sure to Romania's poor infrastructure this year

2019-06-26 12:14:35 Hotnews.ro
Romania, a country with a disastrous record when it comes to transport infrastructure, is expected to open 43 new kilometers of highway for certain this year. News of this comes despite Transport authorities early this year promised 180 kilometers, according to a HotNews.ro report on updated highway development plans.

Apple Pay made available for clients in Romania

2019-06-26 12:10:00 Hotnews.ro
Apple Pay expands to 16 European countries including Romania. Card users here will be able to make online purchases with the new tool, which is available on iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Mac for clients of multiple banks and payment services in Romania.

Vodafone Romania launches first 5G subscriptions on Romanian market

2019-06-26 11:20:00
Vodafone Romania launched what it calls the first 5G subscriptions on the Romanian market, Red Infinity 17 and Red Infinity 25. The new packages cost EUR 17 and EUR 25 per month respectively and are ...