English - AGERPRES https://www.agerpres.ro/english - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:18:39 GMT 2017-07-21T16:18:39Z Romania's Bogdan defeats top seed Sevastova to reach BRD Bucharest Open women's singles semis https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/romania-s-bogdan-defeats-top-seed-sevastova-to-reach-brd-bucharest-open-women-s-singles-semis-19-18-39 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072119181288734938.jpg" />Romanian tennis player Ana Bogdan, 24, world number 108, on Friday advanced to the women's singles semi-finals of the BRD Bucharest Open tournament after defeating top-seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia, 6-1 6-3. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:18:39 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/romania-s-bogdan-defeats-top-seed-sevastova-to-reach-brd-bucharest-open-women-s-singles-semis-19-18-39 2017-07-21T16:18:39Z Romania's Begu advances to BRD Bucharest Open women's singles semi-finals https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/romania-s-begu-advances-to-brd-bucharest-open-women-s-singles-semi-finals-17-48-01 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072117481283303360.jpg" />Romania's Irina Begu, seventh-seeded, on Friday advanced to the women's singles semi-finals of the 226,750-USD BRD Bucharest Open tennis tournament after defeating France's Pauline Parmentier, world number 107, 7-5 6-0. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:48:01 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/romania-s-begu-advances-to-brd-bucharest-open-women-s-singles-semi-finals-17-48-01 2017-07-21T14:48:01Z President Iohannis, European Council's Tusk awarded 'Dr. Wilhelm Filderman - For Merit Reward' medals https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/president-iohannis-european-council-s-tusk-awarded-dr-wilhelm-filderman-for-merit-reward-medals-16-18-25 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072116171277875266.jpg" />Romania's President Klaus Iohannis and President of the European Council Donald Tusk, on Friday were presented with "Dr. Wilhelm Filderman - For Merit Reward" medals, at an event hosted by the Choral Temple of Bucharest to celebrate the 135th birth anniversary of Wilhelm Filderman, who was chairman of the Union of Romania's Jewish Communities in 1929-1941 and 1944 - October 25, 1945. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:18:25 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/president-iohannis-european-council-s-tusk-awarded-dr-wilhelm-filderman-for-merit-reward-medals-16-18-25 2017-07-21T13:18:25Z Romania's Government donates Rep. Moldova another 96 school minibuses https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/romania-s-government-donates-rep-moldova-another-96-school-minibuses-15-42-58 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072115421275766516.jpg" />AGERPRES special correspondent to Chisinau, Moldova, Cristian Lupascu reports: Romania's Government on Friday donated to Moldova 96 school minibuses under a memorandum signed on 22 March on education assistance. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:42:58 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/romania-s-government-donates-rep-moldova-another-96-school-minibuses-15-42-58 2017-07-21T12:42:58Z Premier Pavel Filip: I've invited Romanian companies to invest in Moldova https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/premier-pavel-filip-i-ve-invited-romanian-companies-to-invest-in-moldova-13-31-12 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072113311267879125.jpg" />AGERPRES special correspondent Cristian Lupascu reports: The Prime Minister of the Government of Moldova, Pavel Filip on Friday had a conversation with visiting Romanian counterpart, Mihai Tudose about the privatisation programme of the Moldovan state-run companies and launched an invitation to the Romanian companies to invest in his country. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:31:12 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/premier-pavel-filip-i-ve-invited-romanian-companies-to-invest-in-moldova-13-31-12 2017-07-21T10:31:12Z Romania, Moldova to have joint government sitting this fall in Chisinau https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/romania-moldova-to-have-joint-government-sitting-this-fall-in-chisinau-12-59-04 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072112401264836407.jpg" />Premier Mihai Tudose on Friday said that he has agreed with his Moldovan counterpart Pavel Filip upon a joint government sitting in Chisinau, this autumn. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:59:04 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/romania-moldova-to-have-joint-government-sitting-this-fall-in-chisinau-12-59-04 2017-07-21T09:59:04Z Saber Guardian 17 proves reaction and deterrence capacity of allies in a collective defense scenario https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/saber-guardian-17-proves-reaction-and-deterrence-capacity-of-allies-in-a-collective-defense-scenario-12-22-20 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072112181263509797.jpg" />Approximately 25,000 servicemen from 22 NATO member states and allies and over 3,000 combat means participated in the Saber Guardian 17 (SG17), the largest military exercise conducted on Romania's soil, says a release of the National Defence Ministry (MApN) sent to AGERPRES on Friday. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:22:20 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/saber-guardian-17-proves-reaction-and-deterrence-capacity-of-allies-in-a-collective-defense-scenario-12-22-20 2017-07-21T09:22:20Z PM Tudose: Bonds between Romania, Moldova more than special https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/pm-tudose-bonds-between-romania-moldova-more-than-special-11-37-40 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072111371261071594.jpg" />The bonds between Romania and the Republic of Moldova are more than special, on Friday said Prime Minister Mihai Tudose, on his first visit to Chisinau since the commencement of premiership. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:37:40 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/pm-tudose-bonds-between-romania-moldova-more-than-special-11-37-40 2017-07-21T08:37:40Z StateSec Ciamba: Hopefully Trade Winds mission in Bucharest will generate a better knowledge of Romania's opportunities https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/statesec-ciamba-hopefully-trade-winds-mission-in-bucharest-will-generate-a-better-knowledge-of-romania-s-opportunities-10-34-25 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072110331257233391.jpg" />State Secretary for Bilateral and Strategic Euro-Atlantic Affairs with Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) George Ciamba stated on Thursday that he hopes for the Trade Winds mission - a commercial promoting event which is annually organised by the US Commercial Service - to generate, at the US companies' level, a better knowledge of the opportunities Romania has to offer. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:34:25 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/statesec-ciamba-hopefully-trade-winds-mission-in-bucharest-will-generate-a-better-knowledge-of-romania-s-opportunities-10-34-25 2017-07-21T07:34:25Z PM Tudose, Dacia Renault representatives about completing Pitesti-Sibiu motorway https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/pm-tudose-dacia-renault-representatives-about-completing-pitesti-sibiu-motorway-09-23-36 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072109231253048032.jpg" />Prime Minister Mihai Tudose discussed on Thursday with representatives of the Dacia Renault (Group Renault Romania) about the investments' development in the auto industry, mentioning on this occasion the measures that the Gov't has in mind the completion of the Pitesti-Sibiu motorway, according to a release sent to AGERPRES by the Government. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:23:36 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/21/pm-tudose-dacia-renault-representatives-about-completing-pitesti-sibiu-motorway-09-23-36 2017-07-21T06:23:36Z Princess Maria awards High Patronage to Societas ORL Latina convention, says glad Romania hosts it https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/princess-maria-awards-high-patronage-to-societas-orl-latina-convention-says-glad-romania-hosts-it-19-15-47 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072019121201955032.jpg" />Princess Maria on Thursday officially awarded her High Patronage to the 42nd congress of the Societas ORL Latina, to be held September 6 -9 in Romania. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:15:47 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/princess-maria-awards-high-patronage-to-societas-orl-latina-convention-says-glad-romania-hosts-it-19-15-47 2017-07-20T16:15:47Z Gov't completes Romania's bid to host European Medicines Agency after relocation https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/gov-t-completes-romania-s-bid-to-host-european-medicines-agency-after-relocation-18-50-19 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072018501200639344.jpg" />The Government has completed Romania's bid to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) after its relocation from the UK following the UK exiting the European Union. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:50:19 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/gov-t-completes-romania-s-bid-to-host-european-medicines-agency-after-relocation-18-50-19 2017-07-20T15:50:19Z Three Romanian crews advance to finals of 2017 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Plovdiv https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/three-romanian-crews-advance-to-finals-of-2017-world-rowing-under-23-championships-in-plovdiv-18-29-05 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072018291199367516.jpg" />Three of the Romanian teams competing in the World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, have advanced to the finals, while the remaining ones are vying for a spot in the finals as well, according to the Romanian Rowing Federation. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:29:05 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/three-romanian-crews-advance-to-finals-of-2017-world-rowing-under-23-championships-in-plovdiv-18-29-05 2017-07-20T15:29:05Z Gov't approves bill introducing funding leverages for overseas Romanians https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/gov-t-approves-bill-introducing-funding-leverages-for-overseas-romanians-17-46-00 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072017461196795235.jpg" />The Government has approved a bill proposing the modification of the legislative framework for granting non-refundable funds from the budget of the Ministry for Romanians Everywhere for programmes, projects and actions supporting the activity of Romanians overseas and their representative organisations. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:46:00 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/gov-t-approves-bill-introducing-funding-leverages-for-overseas-romanians-17-46-00 2017-07-20T14:46:00Z Romania's PM Tudose, European Council's Tusk discuss Moldova's European journey (sources) https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/romania-s-pm-tudose-european-council-s-tusk-discuss-moldova-s-european-journey-sources--16-09-13 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072016091190964750.jpg" />In a phone conversation on Thursday with President of the European Council Donald Tusk, Romania's Prime Minister Mihai Tudose said that Romania will continue its assistance programmes to the Republic of Moldova and its support for Moldova's pro-European journey, official sources tell AGERPRES. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:09:13 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/romania-s-pm-tudose-european-council-s-tusk-discuss-moldova-s-european-journey-sources--16-09-13 2017-07-20T13:09:13Z Military aircraft from Germany, UK, US, Poland to display their might at BIAS 2017 https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/military-aircraft-from-germany-uk-us-poland-to-display-their-might-at-bias-2017-14-59-05 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072014581186736657.jpg" />The 9th edition of the Bucharest International Air Show (BIAS) 2017, the biggest air show in Romania, will be staged on Saturday at the Aurel Vlaicu International Airport to showcase military aircraft operated by pilots from Germany, Greece, Turkey, Poland, Hungary, the UK and the US. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:59:05 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/military-aircraft-from-germany-uk-us-poland-to-display-their-might-at-bias-2017-14-59-05 2017-07-20T11:59:05Z PM Tudose: No one is fired, an inventory of those working for the state will be carried out https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/pm-tudose-no-one-is-fired-an-inventory-of-those-working-for-the-state-will-be-carried-out-13-54-27 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072013541182882579.jpg" />Prime Minister Mihai Tudose stated on Thursday, in the beginning of the Government sitting, that the ordinance regarding the employment blocking in the public system has in mind a "very clear inventory of those working for the state." Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:54:27 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/pm-tudose-no-one-is-fired-an-inventory-of-those-working-for-the-state-will-be-carried-out-13-54-27 2017-07-20T10:54:27Z Air show in Bucharest on Romanian Aviation, Air Forces Day https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/air-show-in-bucharest-on-romanian-aviation-air-forces-day-13-11-11 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072012321177990532.jpg" />Aircraft of various types with the Romanian Air Forces, some belonging to the Internal Affairs Ministry (MAI) and the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI), have overflown Bucharest on Thursday on the very day of the Romanian Aviation and Air Forces. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:11:11 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/air-show-in-bucharest-on-romanian-aviation-air-forces-day-13-11-11 2017-07-20T10:11:11Z Iohannis on Romanian Aviation Day:Honoring military, civilians who put themselves into Romanian Wings' service https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/iohannis-on-romanian-aviation-day-honoring-military-civilians-who-put-themselves-into-romanian-wings-service-12-30-46 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072012301177839485.jpg" />The military forces' example of devotion and daring is a landmark "for us and the generations to come", President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday in a message delivered on the occasion of the Romanian Aviation and Air Force Day. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:30:46 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/iohannis-on-romanian-aviation-day-honoring-military-civilians-who-put-themselves-into-romanian-wings-service-12-30-46 2017-07-20T09:30:46Z Number of new registered companies with foreign capital up 9.3pct in first semester https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/number-of-new-registered-companies-with-foreign-capital-up-9-3pct-in-first-semester-10-41-14 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072010411171279688.jpg" />The number of new registered companies with foreign capital has increased in the first semester of 2017 by 9.34 pct compared to the similar period of 2016, to 2,938 units, according to data of the National Trade Register Office (ONRC). Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:41:14 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/number-of-new-registered-companies-with-foreign-capital-up-9-3pct-in-first-semester-10-41-14 2017-07-20T07:41:14Z