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

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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

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

Two helicopters involved in the forest fire fighting in Bucegi

BUSTENI | Two helicopters of the Aviation Inspectorate of the Ministry of Interior will intervene on Monday in the fighting against the  forest fires in Bucegi. The first helicopter took off from the Special Aviation Unit at around 10:00 am, said Interior Ministry (MAI), in a press release. Continue reading

Sorin Ovidiu Vintu led to the Supreme Court

BUCHAREST | Sorin Ovidiu Vintu, imprisoned as a result of being sentenced to one year in prison for extortion, was taken on Monday morning at the Supreme Court Prosecutor’s Office to study the INF file, in which he is accused of money laundering, prosecutors completing the research on the file. Continue reading