Black Friday in Bucharest, between “any sale counts” and “a hoax”

NEW, MODERN TRADITIONS – On Friday, the people of Bucharest went shopping to see what’s up with the Black Friday discounts, but, with few exceptions, they found only electronics and appliances stores, where they stayed in line for over two hours to buy something or left saying “not worth it”. Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Basescu keeps his function, despite the vote

BUCHAREST – At the 2012 referendum for Basescu’s dismissal voted 46.13% of Romanians who have this right, according to partial official data provided by Central Electoral Bureau (BEC). Thus, 87.55% voted yes, 11.12% voted no. The president said he won this, despite the fact that almost 8 million people wants him out of Cotroceni. The next partial count will be announced at 14:00 local.

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2012 Referendum for the suspention of President Traian Basescu started

ROMANIA | Romanians are called at the referendum on Sunday, July 29, to answer the question “Do you agree with the dismissal of Romanian President Traian Basescu?”. Voters can choose to answer “yes” or “no” on the ballot, stamp applying once inside one of the two rectangles from the two options. Continue reading

GOOGLE celebrates the London 2012 Olympics Games

LONDON | Google has changed on Friday the logo on the home page to mark the start of 2012 Olympic Games held in London. Thus, the letters forming the Google logo are accompanied by one drawing of a sportsman: a football player, a swimmer, an athlete, a practicing archery and a fencer. Next to them is a basketball and a football. Continue reading

Putin hires tasters for his food so he doesn’t get poisoned

PRECAUTION | Vladimir Putin asked every dish which is served to be checked to see that is not poisoned, Paris Gilles Bragard revealed on Wednesday, founder of a club of elite chefs who cook for the most powerful politicians in the world. Each dish served for the Russian president, a former KGB agent “obsessed with security”, is checked by a qualified medical professional taster, which ensures it is completely safe to be consumed, according to the British newspaper Daily Mail. Continue reading

2012 Olympics Games – 400 hours of live sport on TVR

BROADCAST | TVR, as the official broadcaster of the Olympic Games in London will broadcast live between 27 July and 12 August the Olympic Games in London on the channels TVR 1, TVR 2, TVR 3, TVR HD, but also on the official website, jo2012.tvr.ro. For 48 years, the Olympics are seen on the Romanian National Televizion. This year, between July 27 and August 12, the Olympic Games in London are transmitted on TVR 1, TVR 2, TVR 3, TVR HD jo2012.tvr.ro, informs the Romanian Television. Continue reading

Sile Camataru Rahova was transferred to Rahova prison

BUCHAREST | Vasile Balint, known as Sile Camataru, convicted of pimping and human trafficking usury, was transferred on Tuesday afternoon, by the Capital Police arrest department at the Maximum Security Prison at Rahova, informs the General Inspectorate of Romanian Police (IGPR). Continue reading