Hotnews.ro http://www.hotnews.ro HotNews.ro - revista presei, stiri, ziare, TV, radio, documente, download, video ro Wed, 19 Feb 2020 05:56:08 GMT Wed, 19 Feb 2020 05:56:08 GMT Copyright Hotnews.ro 2013 30 Hotnews.ro 144 30 http://www.hotnews.ro http://www.hotnews.ro/images/new/logo.gif ​First case of Romanian infected with coronavirus - aboard cruise ship in Japan https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23661552-first-case-romanian-infected-with-coronavirus-aboard-cruise-ship-japan.htm A Romanian citizen aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship which as been quarantined in japan has been found infected with the coronavirus, Romania&#39;s Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday. 17 Romanians are among the 3,700 passangers and crew aboard the ship. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:09:29 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23661552-first-case-romanian-infected-with-coronavirus-aboard-cruise-ship-japan.htm English/Top_News ​Romanian journalists, media institutions in rare display of solidarity against tax exemption applied to them https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23660618-romanian-journalists-media-institutions-rare-display-solidarity-against-tax-exemption-applied-them.htm A large number of Romanian journalists and several media institutions this week reacted with a rare display of solidarity against something they saw as a threat to their profession: an income tax exemption voted for them by deputies. As the President is expected to approve the bill, a wave of protests, letters and positions have been heard on the issue. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 07:04:42 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23660618-romanian-journalists-media-institutions-rare-display-solidarity-against-tax-exemption-applied-them.htm English/Top_News European Commission warns Romania it has one month do act against illegal logging https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23659577-european-commission-warns-romania-has-one-month-act-against-illegal-logging.htm The European Commission on Wednesday decided to warn Romania to take urgent action in order to stop illegal logging. it sent a letter of formal notice to Romania to take the necessary measures in this within a month - a first step in the infringement procedure. Wed, 12 Feb 2020 15:03:00 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23659577-european-commission-warns-romania-has-one-month-act-against-illegal-logging.htm English/Top_News ​Third Sri Lankan worker arrives in Romanian village despite local racist outburst https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23656258-third-sri-lankan-worker-arrives-romanian-village-despite-local-racist-outburst.htm A third worker from Sri Lanka has arrived in the Romanian villgage of Ditrau, where in a racist outburst the local population recently protested against the presence of two other Sri Lankan workers. Tue, 11 Feb 2020 10:19:44 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23656258-third-sri-lankan-worker-arrives-romanian-village-despite-local-racist-outburst.htm English/Top_News ​​President Iohannis designates Liberal leader Orban for prime minister again https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23648277-president-iohannis-designates-liberal-leader-orban-for-prime-minister-again.htm Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday designated Liberal (PNL) leader Ludovic Orban to lead a new government again, a day after Orban&#39;s government lost a censure motion in the Parliament. Thu, 06 Feb 2020 18:14:50 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23648277-president-iohannis-designates-liberal-leader-orban-for-prime-minister-again.htm English/Top_News Romania declares flu epidemic as season toll reaches 18 deaths https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23647922-romania-declares-flu-epidemic-season-toll-reaches-18-deaths.htm Romanian authorities have declared a flu epidemic for the second year in a row, given that the number of sick people reported during the past week grew by 99% - double the expected figure. Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:17:53 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23647922-romania-declares-flu-epidemic-season-toll-reaches-18-deaths.htm English/Top_News President Iohannis starts talks to name new PM in push for early elections https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23646709-president-iohannis-starts-talks-name-new-push-for-early-elections.htm Romanian President Klaus Iohannis starts talks with political parties on Thursday in order to pick a new prime minister, with the stated purpose of hastening early elections in the country, as the current PM Ludovic Orban was dismissed in a censure motion on Wednesday, after three months in office. Thu, 06 Feb 2020 07:49:19 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23646709-president-iohannis-starts-talks-name-new-push-for-early-elections.htm English/Top_News Romanian Liberal government dismissed in censure motion - second to fall in less then six months https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23645079-romanian-liberal-government-dismissed-censure-motion-second-fall-less-then-six-months.htm <div>​The Romanian Parliament on Wednesday dismissed the Liberal government led by Ludovic Orban in a censure motion tabled by the opposition Social Democrats. The government falls 3 months and 1 day after taking office. This is the second Romanian government to fall in a censure motion in less than half a year.</div><div><ul><li>Shortly after the vote, PM Orban said his government was proud of what it accomplished in just several months and that if fell to a Parliament dominated by "retrograde forces". He later said Romanians would be called "as early as possible" to polls to decide the fate of the country.</li></ul></div> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 13:42:00 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23645079-romanian-liberal-government-dismissed-censure-motion-second-fall-less-then-six-months.htm English/Top_News Romania&#39;s Government braces for censure motion - a second in 4 months https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23644238-romania-39-government-braces-for-censure-motion-second-4-months.htm Romania&#39;s Liberal (PNL) government led by Ludovic Orban faces the parliament vote over a censure motion submitted by the opposition Social Democrats (PSD) on Wednesday, with both camps claiming they would win. The motion can lead to the dismissal of the PNL government only three months after taking over from the previous PSD government, which also fell in a censure motion. Wed, 05 Feb 2020 09:35:00 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23644238-romania-39-government-braces-for-censure-motion-second-4-months.htm English/Top_News Exxon would not be able to sell its Black Sea stake to anybody, draft ordinance says https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23642714-exxon-would-not-able-sell-its-black-sea-stake-anybody-draft-ordinance-says.htm Romanian authorities would be able to use national security reasons to refuse the ceding and execution of exploration, exploitation and development operations of oil fields by entities under the authority of countries outside the EU, a draft emergency ordinance of the Romanian government says. The bill says any transfer made without the approval of the Government is null. Tue, 04 Feb 2020 14:48:45 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23642714-exxon-would-not-able-sell-its-black-sea-stake-anybody-draft-ordinance-says.htm English/Top_News ​Bill dismantling controversial judiciary body concluded https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23642706-bill-dismantling-controversial-judiciary-body-concluded.htm Draft lectislation aimed at dismantling a special body in charge with investigating magistrates was concluded and published on the website of Romania&#39;s Justice Ministry on Tuesday. The bill was criticised by experts shortly after its publication, as they warn it provides a "super-immunity" to magistrates. Tue, 04 Feb 2020 14:46:58 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23642706-bill-dismantling-controversial-judiciary-body-concluded.htm English/Top_News "Ditrau" case of racism against foreign workers in Romania not a first, recruiter says https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23640258-ditrau-case-racism-against-foreign-workers-romania-not-first-recruiter-says.htm A recent case of racial discrimination against Sri Lankan workers in Romania, which made waves over the past week, is far from being the first, a representative of a recruitment company has told HotNews.ro. Mon, 03 Feb 2020 14:44:43 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23640258-ditrau-case-racism-against-foreign-workers-romania-not-first-recruiter-says.htm English/Top_News Romanian former House speaker sentenced to prison in first ruling https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23640229-romanian-former-house-speaker-sentence-prison-first-ruling.htm A former speaker of Romania&#39;s House of Deputies, Valeriu Zgonea, received a three-year prison sentence for traffic of influence on Monday. The verdict can pe appealed. Mon, 03 Feb 2020 14:36:00 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23640229-romanian-former-house-speaker-sentence-prison-first-ruling.htm English/Top_News Racism case spirals as Sri Lankan workers are removed from production at bread factory in Central Romania / Authorities react in area affected by Hungarian populist influence https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23636921-racism-case-spirals-sri-lankan-workers-are-removed-from-production-bread-factory-central-romania-authorities-react-area-affected-hungarian-populist-influence.htm Two workers from Sri Lanka who have become the target of protests in a Central Romanian town were eventually removed on Saturday from the production process at the bread factory where they were working. The situation, prompted by a wave of xenophobic attitudes among the local population in the town of Ditrau, sparked both actions by authorities, interventions by influential religious and political bodies, and talk of Romanian state&#39;s lack of action and malign influence from the Orban regime in Hungary. Sat, 01 Feb 2020 19:14:00 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23636921-racism-case-spirals-sri-lankan-workers-are-removed-from-production-bread-factory-central-romania-authorities-react-area-affected-hungarian-populist-influence.htm English/Top_News Hundreds of townsfolk revolt as two Sri Lankans got jobs in their Romanian town https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23633774-hundreds-townsfolk-revolt-two-sri-lankans-got-jobs-their-romanian-town.htm Some 200 people in the Central Romania town of Ditrau convened before the town hall on Wednesday displeased that the bread factory in their town employed two workers from Sri Lanka. Protesters claimed they feared their settlement might become the target of a "wave of migrants" who would force in their culture and threaten the safety of villagers, news agency Agerpres reported. Fri, 31 Jan 2020 06:08:08 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23633774-hundreds-townsfolk-revolt-two-sri-lankans-got-jobs-their-romanian-town.htm English/Top_News 5.2 Earthquake hit Romanian province on Thursday night https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23633769-5-2-earthquake-hit-romanian-province-thursday-night.htm An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 on Richter scale occurred in Romania at 3.26 a.m. on Friday, according to the European earthquake center EMSC. The quake was registered in the county of Vrancea, Eastern Romania, with a depth of 121 km. Fri, 31 Jan 2020 06:04:51 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23633769-5-2-earthquake-hit-romanian-province-thursday-night.htm English/Top_News ​Economy minister says Romania eyes partnership with NATO allies on nuclear energy, needs to hasten Black Sea gas projects https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23633762-economy-minister-says-romania-eyes-partnership-with-nato-allies-nuclear-energy-needs-hasten-black-sea-gas-projects.htm The Economy minister of Romania&#39;s Liberal government Virgil Popescu said in an interview with HotNews.ro on Thursday that PM Ludovic Orban was right when he urged a reconsideration of working with the Chinese on projects too build two reactors at the nuclear power plant of Cernavoda. Popescu said he considered it normal to develop such strategic investments with NATO partners. In the interview, he also discussed his position on energy issues from the listing of Hidroelectrica shares to Black Sea gas. Fri, 31 Jan 2020 06:02:54 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23633762-economy-minister-says-romania-eyes-partnership-with-nato-allies-nuclear-energy-needs-hasten-black-sea-gas-projects.htm English/Top_News Romanian electoral official meets Russian Ambassador as election year starts https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23628857-romanian-electoral-official-meets-russian-ambassador-election-year-starts.htm ​The head of Romania&#39;s Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP) has met Russian Ambassador to Bucharest to discuss "collaboration" in developing electoral processes and best practice exchanges, the two parties announced. The AEP head is the last major official still in office in Romania from among those named during the regime of Liviu Dragnea, the former strongman of the Social Democrats (PSD). Wed, 29 Jan 2020 08:16:42 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23628857-romanian-electoral-official-meets-russian-ambassador-election-year-starts.htm English/Top_News Romanian deputies vote to remove special pensions for magistrates, MPs, keep military pensions https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23627504-romanian-deputies-vote-remove-special-pensions-for-magistrates-mps-keep-military-pensions.htm Romania&#39;s House of Deputies adopted on Tuesday a bill removing the existing special pensions given to judges, prosecutors, members of the Parliament, auxiliary court personnel and other key categories of state and public sector employees. Deputies voted to keep special pensions for military and the police. Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:05:24 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23627504-romanian-deputies-vote-remove-special-pensions-for-magistrates-mps-keep-military-pensions.htm English/Top_News Romanian patient monitored for coronavirus has in fact flu https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23626124-romanian-patient-monitored-for-coronavirus-has-fact-flu.htm A patient from the Eastern Romanian city of Bacau, who has been transferred to a Bucharest institute for contagious diseases to be monitored for the new Chinese coronavirus, in fact has flu, the Health Ministry announced on Monday morning. Tue, 28 Jan 2020 06:49:56 GMT https://english.hotnews.ro/stiri-top_news-23626124-romanian-patient-monitored-for-coronavirus-has-fact-flu.htm English/Top_News