Romania in the News

Lockheed Martin, willing to open Blackhawk maintenance center in Bucharest

Unlike its competitors Bell Helicopters and Airbus, Lockheed Martin doesn’t plan to build the helicopters for the Romanian Army in Romania but promises to turn local company Romaero Bucharest into a center for the refurbishment and maintenance of all ...  » http://www.ziare.co.ro/
(added to www.romania.org on 20.06.2018, 01:30)


H&M leases 1,000 sqm for new headquarters in Bucharest

H&M Romania, the biggest fashion retailer on the local market, has leased 1,000 sqm of office space in the Unirii View office tower, close to Bucharest’s Unirii Square. The retailer will occupy one of the building’s upper floors, according to its ...  » http://www.ziare.co.ro/
(added to www.romania.org on 20.06.2018, 00:30)


Wiretapping pact rankles in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania — A human-rights group on Tuesday criticized a phone-tapping agreement between Romania’s intelligence agency and the high court, saying it exposes ordinary citizens to potential abuse. The High Court of Cassation and Justice ...  » http://www.ziare.co.ro/
(added to www.romania.org on 19.06.2018, 21:38)


Romania: human rights group slams secret phone tapping deal

BUCHAREST, Romania — A human rights group on Tuesday criticized a phone tapping agreement between Romania’s intelligence agency and the high court, saying it exposes ordinary citizens to potential abuse. The High Court of Cassation and Justice ...  » http://www.ziare.co.ro/
(added to www.romania.org on 19.06.2018, 05:29)


Romania parliament changes criminal procedure; opposition says aims to hide graft

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania’s lower house of parliament on Monday night approved amendments to the country’s criminal procedure, which critics and the centrist opposition say would weaken prosecutors’ powers to probe high level corruption.  » http://www.ziare.co.ro/
(added to www.romania.org on 18.06.2018, 13:48)


Romania: Criminal justice revisions worsen graft worries

Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell said during a visit to Bucharest that the United States "applauds and encourages" the work of Romania's anti-corruption prosecutors "because this is how you remove vulnerabilities that hostile powers would use to ...  » http://www.ziare.co.ro/
(added to www.romania.org on 18.06.2018, 10:23)


Romania Approves Part of Controversial Judicial Bill

Romania’s parliament approved part of a controversial judicial ... lawmakers are voting laws for their boss,” Iohannis said Tuesday in televised remarks in Bucharest. “We’ve seen them approving changes to the judicial legislation in the dead ...  » http://www.ziare.co.ro/
(added to www.romania.org on 18.06.2018, 08:16)


US says Romania a 'model' in fight against corruption

Bucharest (AFP) - Romania is a model for combating corruption in eastern Europe, a senior US official said Monday, as its left-wing government tries to dismiss the country's top graft fighter. "The US supports your anti-corruption institutions, through ...  » http://www.ziare.co.ro/
(added to www.romania.org on 18.06.2018, 06:21)


World Cup, Migrants, Romania: Your Monday Briefing

Above, a rally in support of the governing Social Democratic Party in Bucharest, Romania, earlier this month. Emboldened by the failure of E.U. officials to curb populist threats in Central and Eastern Europe, the government has promoted conspiracy ...  » http://www.ziare.co.ro/
(added to www.romania.org on 17.06.2018, 19:56)


Claiming ‘Parallel State’ Cabal, Romania’s Leaders Target Anti-Corruption Prosecutor

BUCHAREST, Romania — The powerful leader of Romania’s governing party — convicted of voter fraud, suspected of stealing millions of dollars of European Union funds, and soon to face a verdict in a case involving abuse of power — had a message for ...  » http://www.ziare.co.ro/
(added to www.romania.org on 17.06.2018, 17:32)