English - AGERPRES https://www.agerpres.ro/english - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:15:47 GMT 2017-07-20T16:15:47Z 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 Romanian ForMin, new Egyptian ambassador address bilateral agenda https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/romanian-formin-new-egyptian-ambassador-address-bilateral-agenda-08-54-52 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F072008541164872922.jpg" />The Foreign Affairs Minister, Teodor Melescanu and the ambassador of Egypt to Romania, Salah El-Din A. El-Sadek Ahmed have addressed on Wednesday the stage and perspectives of the bilateral relationship, upon welcoming the latter at the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE)'s Hqs. to presenting his copies of the letters of credence, a MAE release sent to AGERPRES, informs. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:54:52 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/20/romanian-formin-new-egyptian-ambassador-address-bilateral-agenda-08-54-52 2017-07-20T05:54:52Z Irina Begu and Raluca Olaru, through to BRD Bucharest Open women's doubles semi-finals https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/irina-begu-and-raluca-olaru-through-to-brd-bucharest-open-women-s-doubles-semi-finals-19-34-08 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F071919341116866719.jpg" />The Romanian pairing made up of Irina Begu and Raluca Olaru on Wednesday secured their participation in the women's doubles semi-finals of the 226,750-USD BRD Bucharest Open tennis tournament, after a two-set victory against Jessica Moore (Australia)/Prarthana Thombare (India), 6-0 6-2. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:34:08 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/irina-begu-and-raluca-olaru-through-to-brd-bucharest-open-women-s-doubles-semi-finals-19-34-08 2017-07-19T16:34:08Z ForMin Melescanu, Japan's senior state official Kishi discuss new Bucharest metro main route https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/formin-melescanu-japan-s-senior-state-official-kishi-discuss-new-bucharest-metro-main-route-18-22-25 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F071918211112526360.jpg" />Implementing a construction project for a new Bucharest metro main route linking the city's North Station to the Henri Coanda Airport that is partially funded by Japan was discussed on Wednesday by Romania's Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu and senior official with Japan's Foreign Ministry Nobuo Kishi, according to Romania's Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE). Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:22:25 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/formin-melescanu-japan-s-senior-state-official-kishi-discuss-new-bucharest-metro-main-route-18-22-25 2017-07-19T15:22:25Z Bucharest court admits deportation of two Syrians suspected of terrorism-related activities https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/bucharest-court-admits-deportation-of-two-syrians-suspected-of-terrorism-related-activities-17-19-19 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F071917181108740657.jpg" />The Bucharest Court of Appeal (CAB) on Wednesday admitted the deportation of two Syrian nationals implicated in activities likely to generate terror threats. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:19:19 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/bucharest-court-admits-deportation-of-two-syrians-suspected-of-terrorism-related-activities-17-19-19 2017-07-19T14:19:19Z Romania condemning proclamation of self-styled 'Little Russia' in Ukraine by Donetsk separatists https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/romania-condemning-proclamation-of-self-styled-little-russia-in-ukraine-by-donetsk-separatists-16-32-36 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F071916311105932672.jpg" />Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) is condemning the proclamation on July 18 by separatists in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region of a self-styled new state called "Little Russia," according to a MAE statement released on Wednesday. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:32:36 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/romania-condemning-proclamation-of-self-styled-little-russia-in-ukraine-by-donetsk-separatists-16-32-36 2017-07-19T13:32:36Z President Iohannis encourages new Japanese investment in Romania https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/president-iohannis-encourages-new-japanese-investment-in-romania-15-49-45 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F071915491103367719.jpg" />President Klaus Iohannis welcomed on Tuesday at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace Japan's State Minister for Foreign Affairs Nobuo Kishi to encourage new Japanese investment in Romania. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:49:45 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/president-iohannis-encourages-new-japanese-investment-in-romania-15-49-45 2017-07-19T12:49:45Z Deputy PM Shhaideh: Budget revision to be done in August at the latest https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/deputy-pm-shhaideh-budget-revision-to-be-done-in-august-at-the-latest-14-45-59 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F071914451099577516.jpg" />Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development, Public Administration and European Funds Sevil Shhaideh said Wednesday that the national budget revision will be done in August, at the latest. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:45:59 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/deputy-pm-shhaideh-budget-revision-to-be-done-in-august-at-the-latest-14-45-59 2017-07-19T11:45:59Z Saber Guardian exercise: APC goes down in Danube offshore Bordusani (south-eastern Ialomita County) https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/saber-guardian-exercise-apc-goes-down-in-danube-offshore-bordusani-south-eastern-ialomita-county--13-26-06 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F071913251094730422.jpg" />An armored personnel carrier (APC) sank in the Danube river during the Saber Guardian 2017 multinational exercise carried out in Romania, Defence Ministry officials told AGERPRES on Wednesday. The war game implied the forced crossing of the Borcea Danube arm. According to the cited source, the Land Forces' fighting vehicle went down offshore Bordusani, Ialomita County. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:26:06 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/saber-guardian-exercise-apc-goes-down-in-danube-offshore-bordusani-south-eastern-ialomita-county--13-26-06 2017-07-19T10:26:06Z INTERVIEW/FPTR's Chairman Murad: Mamaia turning into city district, south of seaside will gain in future https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/interview-fptr-s-chairman-murad-mamaia-turning-into-city-district-south-of-seaside-will-gain-in-future-11-20-34 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F071911161087029844.jpg" />Chairman of the Federation of Romania's Travel Employers (FPTR) Mohammad Murad, founder of the most important hotel chain of Romania, stated in an interview to AGERPRES that tour operators find it difficult to get trained people in order to offer quality services. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:20:34 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/interview-fptr-s-chairman-murad-mamaia-turning-into-city-district-south-of-seaside-will-gain-in-future-11-20-34 2017-07-19T08:20:34Z PM Tudose: There is only one command center, namely governing coalition and Gov't https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/pm-tudose-there-is-only-one-command-center-namely-governing-coalition-and-gov-t-09-02-52 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="https://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-07%2F071909021078966250.jpg" />Prime Minister Mihai Tudose rejected on Tuesday the idea of "multiple command centers" existing, adding that decisions are being made jointly with the ruling coalition and the Government. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 06:02:52 GMT https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/07/19/pm-tudose-there-is-only-one-command-center-namely-governing-coalition-and-gov-t-09-02-52 2017-07-19T06:02:52Z