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Today Saturday, January 20, 2018 in the Romanian Newspapers



Book review: A British writer’s take on life in a Transylvanian village
Here’s my cure for the last holiday season emotional rollercoaster: two collections of stories written by a British writer who now lives in Romania’s Transylvania. Mike Ormsby’s books “Never Mind the Vampires, Here’s Transylvania” and “Palincashire – Tales from Transylvania” are filled with humor and a (...) Jan 19, 2018
 





INS: Romania holds 33 pct of total number of agricultural exploitations in EU
Romania holds 33 per cent of the total number of agricultural exploitations at EU level, while only Poland holds more than 10 per cent more of the total number of EU agricultural exploitations, (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
BusinessMin Laufer: It’s a priority for us to bring 3rd car producer in Romania
Minister for Business Environment, Trade and Entrepreneurship Ilan Laufer on Friday reiterated an idea already mentioned several times over the past years that a third car producer is interested (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
AJC delegation receives assurances in Bucharest that Romania will continue to show openness towards the Jewish communities
Speaker Dragnea: Jewish communities in US are familiar with Romania’s active role in fighting anti-Semitism, xenophobia, discrimination Speaker of the Deputies’ Chamber Liviu Dragnea met on Friday (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 



Romanian Tax Authority Collected RON214.9B In 2017, Up 7.8% Vs 2016
The Romanian tax authority ANAF on Friday said it collected revenues of RON214.9 billion in 2017, higher by RON15.5 billion, or 7.8%, than in 2016.
Jan 19, 2018

 
Almost 8,000 police officers additionally on call in severe weather areas
Almost 8,000 police officers were additionally deployed in the field in the last days, in the counties affected by snowfall so as to prevent events due to bad weather, the Romanian Police General (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
IntMin Dan invests in office Catalin Ionita as Chief of Romanian Police
Interior Minister Carmen Dan participated on Friday in the investment ceremony of Catalin Ionita, as the new chief of the Romanian Police and of his deputy Florin Dragnea. “I introduced the new (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
EU Funds minister Marius Nica tenders resignation
Minister Delegate for European Funds Marius Nica decided to hand in his resignation from office, three months into his mandate, the Ministry of Regional Development, Public Administration and (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
ForMin Melescanu: Romania backs EU-San Marino association agreement; we voiced hope on agreement completion in 2019
Romania backs an association agreement between the European Union and San Marino, and the Romanian officials hope this agreement will be completed in 2019, when Romania holds the presidency of (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
MEP Muresan: EP schedules debate on Romania’s justice situation in Strasbourg plenary sitting
MEP Siegfried Muresan announced that on the level of the European Parliament it has been decided that the situation of justice in Romania be debated in the next plenary session, in February, in (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Media: Romanian hero who fought London terrorists wants to sue UK
The Romanian baker who became Britain’s hero last summer, after he fought terrorists who were stabbing people in central London, wants to sue UK for compensations. He says his life changed to the (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
President Iohannis: Romanian authorities will remain open to Jewish community
President Klaus Iohannis on Friday received at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace a delegation of the American Jewish Committee - AJC, headed by its Chief Executive Officer David Harris, in which (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
French bank BNP Paribas opens subsidiary in Romania
BNP Paribas, the biggest bank in France with over EUR 2 trillion in assets, registered a subsidiary in Romania in December last year and could start to grant loans and draw deposits from clients (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Competition Council Looks Into Takeover Of Gas Trader Covi Construct 2000 By Czech Investment Fund
Romania’s Competition Council is looking into the takeover of local natural gas trader Covi Construct 2000 SRL, from current shareholders Forsalos Holdings Limited, Elena Raluca Patrascu and (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Online French film festival returns to Romania
MyFrenchFilmFestival, an online festival dedicated to French cinema, returns for a fourth year in Romania, between January 19 and February 19. The festival, which is at its eighth edition, is the (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
More Romanian films enter 2018 Berlinale sections
Several Romania-made films will compete in various sections of 2018 Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), in addition to Adina Pintilie’s debut Touch Me Not, which was selected in the (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
EU Funds minister Marius Nica tenders resignation
Minister Delegate for European Funds Marius Nica decided to hand in his resignation from office, three months into his mandate, the Ministry of Regional Development, Public Administration and (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
ForMin Melescanu: Romania backs EU-San Marino association agreement; we voiced hope on agreement completion in 2019
Romania backs an association agreement between the European Union and San Marino, and the Romanian officials hope this agreement will be completed in 2019, when Romania holds the presidency of (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Scottish-based company opens Bucharest customer contact center
Ascensos, a Scottish-based contact center management specialist, has opened a customer contact center in Bucharest. This is Ascensos’ sixth location, alongside three contact centers in Scotland, (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Leu Touches New All-Time Low At 4.6614 Vs Euro
The Romanian leu on Friday dropped to a new all-time low against the euro, as the central bank average reference rate stood at 4.6614 lei to the European (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Romania’s Astra Film Festival returns with new edition this fall
Astra Film Festival, one of the most important documentary film festivals in Europe, will return with a new edition this fall. The event will be organized in Sibiu from October 15 to October 21, (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Romanian breaks the law ten hours after being released on parole
A Romanian man has managed to break the law just ten hours after being released from prison on parole. The 33-year-old man from Tatarani commune, Dambovita county, had been released conditionally (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Romanian art to discover on Google’s new Arts & Culture app
Google’s Arts & Culture app has been around since 2016 but it has come under new attention after the launch at the beginning of this year of the “face match” feature. This allows users to pair (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Objects of Romania’s late communist dictator Ceausescu, on sale at online auction
Local auction house Artmark will mark 100 years since the birth of late communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu with a special online auction that will be organized later this month. The auction, (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Dracula-themed Romanian restaurant opens in SW England city
A Dracula-themed Romanian restaurant opened in central Bristol, a city in Southwest England, offering Romanian traditional dishes to its clients. The new place, called Transylvania Restaurant, is (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
CTP strengthens its position as the largest logistics parks owner from the vicinity of Bucharest
CTP, the leading premium industrial parks developer and long-term manager in Romania and Central and Eastern Europe, strengthens in 2018 its position of the largest owner of storage and (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
EXCLUSIVE OMV CEO Rainer Seele: It makes no sense and we have no interest in Petrom-Gazprom cooperation / Petrom has to go abroad / Big volumes coming with Neptune project will be exported
Major Romanian energy company Petrom "has to go abroad" in order to secure new reserves and Kazakhstan and Bulgaria are possible targets, OMV CEO and Petrom supervisory council (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
New law in Romania erases fiscal debt for individual real estate developers
A new law that entered into force yesterday cancels the extra taxes that individual real estate developers had to pay to the tax agency ANAF. Moreover, the investors who have already paid these (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
ROMEXPO opens the fair and exhibition season .A record number of events and investments of more than RON 127 million in 2017
Romexpo S.A., the most important fair and exhibition organizer in the country, has organized and hosted a record number of events in 2017, namely 178 fairs, exhibitions, festivals and other types (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Google reports revenues of only EUR 3.7 mln in Romania
Google Bucharest SRL, Google’s subsidiary in Romania, reported a turnover of RON 16.8 million (EUR 3.7 million) and a net profit of RON 886,000 (under EUR 200,000), according to official financial (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Romania’s Sugar Production Handled By Only Three Plants After Zaharul Oradea Closes
Romania’s sugar production will rely on only three plants as of this spring - Agrana, Bod and Tereos, as Germany’s Pfeifer & Langen decided to close the Zaharul Oradea plant by May (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Supermarket chain Profi reaches 700 units in Romania
Profi, the biggest supermarket chain in Romania based on the number of units and localities covered, opened six new stores this week, thus reaching over 700 units. The group plans to invest over (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
Number Of Life Insurance Policies Down To Half Of 2013 Level
About 1.64 million Romanians had a life insurance policy at the end of September 2017, which means less than half of the number that had such insurance in September 2013, Romania’s Financial (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 
New EUR 30 mln office building opens in Timisoara
Vox Technology Park, a new office building with a leasable surface of 26,000 sqm, will officially open this month after an investment of over EUR 30 million. The project is one of the most modern (...)
Jan 19, 2018

 

 
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Romania’s Astra Film Festival returns with new edition this fall

Romanian breaks the law ten hours after being released on parole

Romanian art to discover on Google’s new Arts & Culture app

Objects of Romania’s late communist dictator Ceausescu, on sale at online auction

Dracula-themed Romanian restaurant opens in SW England city

CTP strengthens its position as the largest logistics parks owner from the vicinity of Bucharest

EXCLUSIVE OMV CEO Rainer Seele: It makes no sense and we have no interest in Petrom-Gazprom cooperation / Petrom has to go abroad / Big volumes coming with Neptune project will be exported

New law in Romania erases fiscal debt for individual real estate developers

ROMEXPO opens the fair and exhibition season .A record number of events and investments of more than RON 127 million in 2017

Google reports revenues of only EUR 3.7 mln in Romania

Romania’s Sugar Production Handled By Only Three Plants After Zaharul Oradea Closes

Supermarket chain Profi reaches 700 units in Romania

Number Of Life Insurance Policies Down To Half Of 2013 Level

New EUR 30 mln office building opens in Timisoara

Premium appliance producer sees 24% higher sales in Romania in 2017

Ferrari importer opens large showroom in Otopeni

New law obliges Romanian municipalities to buy electric buses

Bucharest reaches almost 1 million employees

Genuine Romanian food products featured at International Green Week Berlin Jan 19 – 28

CCIB President meets the Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Romania. Dimitriu: Development of economic and trade relations with Kazakhstan is a priority in CCIB’s foreign relation strategy

Logistics developer CTP plans to reach 1 mln sqm in Romania

Hungarian investor buys historic hotel in Satu Mare

Colliers Romania names new managing partner

New armored vehicle made in Romania to use 87% local components

Romania’s Competition Council slaps EUR 5 mln fines on private security cartel

Head of Neamt County Council held for influence peddling

Euronews: Protests in Romania haven’t changed anything long-term

European Parliament discusses Romania’s justice situation in plenary session

Moreni plant to roll out first Agilis 8×8 armored carrier in 2020

Vodafone certified as the Best in Test mobile network in Romania for the fourth consecutive year

Former JusMin Cazanciuc about GRECO report: Believe it to be drawn up with older data

Each Bucharester paid last year 390 lei for financing municipal companies, says PNL

Who will be part of third PSD-ALDE Gov’t? The rumoured names of ministers

A&D Pharma CEO Expects More Aggressive Expansion Under Penta Investment Umbrella

Press Review - January 19, 2018

Reactions after Viorica Dancila is named Premier. President decision to “give another chance to the PSD-ALDE coalition”, vehemently criticised by the Opposition, but also by civic organisations

DHL Express Romania Eyes At Least 15% Increase In 2018 Turnover

Dragnea intervenes in the scandal on blocking the metropolitan hospital project in CGMB: ”Hypocrisy and double language are the PNL and USR standard for political actions. I hope PSD-ALDE will unblock the metropolitan hospital project”

Kromberg & Schubert Seeks To Hire 100 People At Romanian Automotive Cable Harnesses Plant In Arad

President Iohannis notifies CCR about law allowing MPs to operate as individual traders

 

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