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Today Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in the Romanian Newspapers



Romanian seaside casino, among Europe’s most endangered heritage sites
The Constanta Casino, at the Romanian seaside, has made it on the list of the 12 European heritage sites shortlisted for the 2018 edition of the 7 Most Endangered program. The list was announced by heritage organization Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank Institute. The 12 monuments (...) Jan 16, 2018
 





Deputy PM Stanescu: Developing cooperation with Japan - a foreign policy fixture regardless of gov’t political formula
Developing cooperation with Japan will remain a fixture of Romania's foreign policy, regardless of the political formula of the Bucharest government, Deputy Prime Minister Paul Stanescu said on (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romanian president wants “fast procedure” for new Govt. to avoid political instability
President Klaus Iohannis reacted on Tuesday to the new political uncertainty generated by the resignation of prime minister Mihai Tudose. He said he wants a “fast procedure” for the appointment of (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romania may have first woman prime minister as biggest party proposes MEP for the job
Romania’s Social Democratic Party (PSD) will propose Viorica Dancila, a member of the European Parliament, for the prime minister seat, according to sources within the party. If president Klaus (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 



Romanians establish VC fund focused on software and services start-ups
Gap Minder is a recently-established venture capital fund that is focused on start-ups developing software products and services. The fund, which was launched at the end of 2017, currently has (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romanian Banca Transilvania Becomes Shareholder in Moldova's Victoriabank
Romanian lender Banca Transilvania (TLV.RO) has become a shareholder of Victoriabank, the third largest bank in the Republic of Moldova, with a total participation of over 66% alongside the (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
PSD’s Viorica Dancila nominated by PSD’s CExN for PM office (sources)
Viorica Dancila was nominated by the National Executive Committee (CExN) of the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule) for the Prime Minister office, Social-Democrat sources told AGERPRES. (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Hotel Chain Radisson Blu To Open In Timisoara Its Fourth Hotel In Romania Under This Brand
Hotel chain Radisson Blu will be opening in western city of Timisoara its fourth hotel in Romania under this brand, after the two hotels opened in capital Bucharest and the one to be inaugurated (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Drone video promoting Romania makes it to international contest final
This is Romania, a short video shot with drones that shows the beauties of Romania, competes alongside Iceland, Colombia, Morocco and Croatia in the best video presenting a country category at (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
President Appoints Defense Minister Mihai Fifor As Acting Prime Minister
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday appointed Defense Minister Mihai Fifor as acting prime minister after Prime Minister Mihai Tudose announced his resignation on Monday (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
President Iohannis accepts PM Tudose’s resignation; consultations on Wednesday for new Gov’t formation. Incumbent Defence Minister Mihai Fifor appointed acting PM. PSD’s Viorica Dancila nominated by PSD’s CExN for PM office
President Klaus Iohannis announced on Tuesday that he accepted premier Mihai Tudose’s resignation and will convene on Wednesday consultations with the parliamentary political parties for the (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Pax Americana: The end or a new edition? (1)
The fact that the global system of states finds itself in the period of ‘Pax Americana’ is frequently mentioned in the international press or in various academic publications on current (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
French ambassador plays the piano on Romania’s culture day
Michele Ramis, the Ambassador of France to Romania, celebrated the country’s National Culture Day in a unique way: she played the Romanian Serenade (Serenada Romana) by Romanian composer (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romanian President names Defense minister Mihai Fifor interim prime minister in wake of PM Mihai Tudose's resignation
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis named Mihai Fifor, who has served as Defense minister in Mihai Tudose's government until now, as interime prime minister on Tuesday. Iohannis said in a (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Dracula’s castle in central Romania ups turnover, visitor numbers in 2017
Over 835,000 tourists visited the Bran Castle, in central Romania’s Brasov county, in 2017. The castle is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country and is also known as “Dracula’s (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
EBRD will lend EUR 300 mln for new subway line in Romania’s capital
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has made its final decision on allotting a EUR 300 million financing for the new subway line that will connect Romania’s capital (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Incumbent Defence Minister Mihai Fifor appointed acting PM
President Klaus Iohannis announced on Tuesday having appointed incumbent Minister of Defence Mihai Fifor as acting Prime Minister following Mihai Tudose's stepping down from office. According (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romanian film joins Berlinale competition lineup
Touch Me Not, the debut feature film of Romanian director Adina Pintilie, has been selected in the official competition of the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale). The movie will (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
President Iohannis to welcome Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe; first official visit of a Japanese PM to Bucharest
President Klaus Iohannis will welcome on Tuesday Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is paying an official visit to Bucharest. This first visit to Romania of a Japanese Prime Minister takes (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
RE/MAX Romania Turnover Up 30% in 2017, to EUR2M
Real estate agency franchise RE/MAX Romania brokered over 1,500 deals in 2017, 50% more than in 2016, and its turnover from commissions grew 30% on the year, to over EUR2 (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romanian royal family to leave Bucharest residence
The Romanian royal family will move out of the Elisabeta Palace in Bucharest by February 5, Stirileprotv.ro reported. Last week, the Government gave a negative opinion on the draft law that (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romania’s construction sector continues decline
The volume of construction work in Romania declined by 4.2% in November 2017 versus the same month of 2016, driven by non-residential constructions, which saw an 11.8% decline, and engineering (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Mihai Tudose announces his resignation as prime minister: I am leaving with my head up high. Dragnea: Proposal for PM, discussed in PSD CExN on Tuesday. Political parties’ reactions after Tudose’s resignation from office
Mihai Tudose announced on Monday evening, at the end of the Social Democrat Party (PSD) National Executive Committee (CExN) meeting, that he resigns as prime minister of Romania. “I am leaving (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Six-Fold Increase In Number Of Vietnamese Workers In Romania In 2017
More than 1,400 Vietnamese citizens got permits to take a job in Romania last year. Vietnam therefore becomes the non-EU country with the most work permits granted last year. The number of (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Penny Market Budgets 20-25 New Stores In 2018
German-held discount store chain Penny Market, which has more than 220 stores in Romania, has budgeted 20 to 25 new stores for 2018, the same expansion rate as in 2017, the company (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romania’s central bank presents main threats to economic growth
The possible decision of some local companies not to fully compensate the transfer of social contributions from employers to employees, corrective fiscal measures and low EU funds absorption are (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romanian watchdog fines construction companies for failing to notify deal
Romania’s Competition Council fined cement, concrete and aggregates producer CRH Ciment Romania and local construction company Comnord for failing to notify a transaction. The fine amounts to EUR (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romanian Post borrows EUR 6.5 mln from state bank
The Romanian Post will borrow RON 30 million (some EUR 6.5 million) from state-owned Eximbank for a two-year period, the two institutions announced on Monday. This is the third financing (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romanian company invests USD 1.75 mln in smart scooter producer
Romanian industrial group Arsat Industry, a manufacturer of precision metal parts for leading automobile companies in the world, has invested USD 1,75 million in Scooterson, a smart scooter (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romanians among the last in EU for online banking use
Only 7% of Romanians between 16 and 74 used internet banking services in 2017, seven times fewer than the EU average (51%). Only Bulgaria had fewer internet banking users last year, namely 5% of (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Erste prepares to bring its new digital platform to Romania this year
Austrian group Erste Bank, the owner of BCR – Romania’s biggest lender, will unroll its new digital platform on the Romanian market this year. George, the digital banking platform developed by (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romanian carmaker Dacia’s sales go up 12% in 2017
Romanian carmaker Dacia sold over 655,000 cars under this brand in 2017, 12.2% more than in the previous year. Dacia, which is the biggest car producer in Romania, maintained its leadership (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Romania signs construction contract for new bridge over the Danube
Romania’s National Company for Road Infrastructure Management – CNAIR signed on Monday the contract for building a new bridge over the Danube near Braila, which will connect the Dobrogea region to (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 
Bucharest, Constanta, Cluj, Prahova, in the top of the national ranking according to GDP in 2017
An analysis of the economic indicators corresponding to the recently ended year revealed what is the place of each county according to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), in a country-level (...)
Jan 16, 2018

 

 
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Romanians among the last in EU for online banking use

Erste prepares to bring its new digital platform to Romania this year

Romanian carmaker Dacia’s sales go up 12% in 2017

Romania signs construction contract for new bridge over the Danube

Bucharest, Constanta, Cluj, Prahova, in the top of the national ranking according to GDP in 2017

Wizz Air ended 2017 with a passenger record and plans to continue its expansion in 2018

Dacia carmaker’s 2017 sales top 655,000 units. Sales dynamics confirmed on the Romanian market, despite the invasion of the used import vehicles

Japanese PM: Japan is the biggest Asian investor in Romania

Current account deficit almost doubles in Romania in 11 months

Foreign investments go up 20% in Romania in the first 11 months of 2017

Opposition asks for early elections in Romania, PSD threatens to suspend president

Alina Gorghiu: In the long run, we’ll notice that the splitting of the Left is an unstoppable process

Social-democrats prove cannot keep Prime Minister more than six months (analyst Magdin)

Press Review - January 16, 2018

Romania Ruling Party Ousts Its Second PM In a Year

Stroe: EBRD to fund with approximately 300 mil euro M6 metro line

Top 10 M&A Deals In Romania Stood At EUR2.2B In 2017

PSD’s Dragnea: Proposal for PM, discussed in PSD CExN on Tuesday

Update: Romania’s PM resigns after losing his party support

Mihai Tudose announces his resignation as prime minister: I am leaving with my head up high

168 years since the birth of the great national poet Mihai Eminescu. National Culture’s Day, celebrated across the country with cultural shows and events. Messages of Foreign Ambassadors to Bucharest dedicated to the National Culture Day

Decisive day for PSD: Tense party meeting features calls for Tudose’s resignation, but also calls for unity. Prime Minister Tudose loses political support from party; will resign tonight or tomorrow

Prime Minister Tudose loses political support from party; will resign tonight or tomorrow

BREAKING Romanian PM Mihai Tudose resigns

Pfeifer&Langen To Shut Down Sugar Factory In Oradea; Some 200 Employees To Be Laid Off In Stages

Foreign direct investment grows almost 20 pct over Jan – Nov 2017

“George Enescu” Philharmonic, professor Eli Androne-Petru and painter Corneliu Brudascu, decorated by President Iohannis

Investment Fund RC2 To Raise Stake In Policolor To 55.36% From 40%

President Iohannis notifies Constitutional Court about manner of appointment of ANCOM leadership

British ambassador recites Eminescu poems on Romania’s culture day

PM Tudose before the start of the PSD’s National Executive Committee : The first day in Gov’t is first day of the last days

Ambassador Churov, at Bulgarian Presidency of Council of EU launch: Western Balkans – main focus of our presidency

Garanti Bank Sees Romania’s GDP Growth Rate Slowing Down At 4% In 2018

Ambassador Churov, at Bulgarian Presidency of Council of EU launch: Western Balkans - main focus of our presidency

Rare sighting in Romania: Lynx filmed in Piatra Craiului Mountains

OPINION Conflict on repeat at the leadership of Romania's governing PSD party. What are the assets of rivals Dragnea and Tudose and who is the third way

Incident at Romanian Embassy in Budapest fuels tensions with Hungary

EBRD to fund with approximately 300 mil euro M6 metro line

Romania Raises RON700M Selling Oct 2021 Bonds at 3.63% Average Yield

Foreign direct investment grows almost 20 pct over Jan - Nov 2017

 

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