Romaniapress http://www.romaniapress.com/ Romanian News by Romaniapress en Fiscal Council: Lower revenues confirmed by budget adjustment http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038176.html 2014-07-31 20:04:00 Although the budget adjustment announced by the Ponta Gov't is a positive one, the trend of the last few days shows (...) 2014-07-31T18:04:00Z text/html en Bucharest General Council threatened to dissolve http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038177.html 2014-07-31 20:02:20 CGBM meeting on Wednesday failed to be held due to lack of quorum as PDL and PNL councilors were absent. The (...) 2014-07-31T18:02:20Z text/html en Israel called up 16,000 reservists http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038178.html 2014-07-31 20:00:52 Israeli soldiers rest on an APC at an army deployment area in southern Israel near the border with Gaza. The Israel (...) 2014-07-31T18:00:52Z text/html en Reformist Liberal Party's Congress to convene on Aug 1-2 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038179.html 2014-07-31 19:59:04 The members of the Reformist Liberal Party (PLR) will hold their first congress on Aug. 1-2 at Parliament Palace to (...) 2014-07-31T17:59:04Z text/html en 185 localities stricken by floods; one person died http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038180.html 2014-07-31 19:57:25 Interior Minister Gabriel Oprea has announced that between Sunday and Wednesday 185 localities got under water, one (...) 2014-07-31T17:57:25Z text/html en Ukrainian parliament votes against PM Yatsenyuk's resignation http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038181.html 2014-07-31 19:55:02 Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, on Thursday voted against the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy (...) 2014-07-31T17:55:02Z text/html en Dragnea: Ponta vs. Basescu in presidential elections' run-off, even if Basescu does not run directly http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038182.html 2014-07-31 19:34:43 The PSD's Executive Chairman Liviu Dragnea said on Thursday that, in the run-off of presidential elections, Victor (...) 2014-07-31T17:34:43Z text/html en Two men arrested over racist hate attacks against Romanians in Belfast http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038183.html 2014-07-31 19:34:03 Two men-aged 20 and 22 – have been arrested in connection with a series of race hate attacks in east Belfast. Homes (...) 2014-07-31T17:34:03Z text/html en Voiculescu asks for judicial control measure to be lifted http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038184.html 2014-07-31 19:33:28 “Basescu doesn't want to leave before seeing me convicted.” Dan Voiculescu went to the DNA headquarters early Thursday (...) 2014-07-31T17:33:28Z text/html en Renault to launch pick-up version of Dacia Duster http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038185.html 2014-07-31 19:32:16 French carmaker Renault will unveil the concept for a future Dacia Duster pick-up model, at the Sao Paolo auto (...) 2014-07-31T17:32:16Z text/html en EUR 6.8 bn in state reserves. Financing risk dropped significantly http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038166.html 2014-07-30 20:03:35 According to Ministry of Public Finance, the sum covers almost six months of the gross financing demand for this (...) 2014-07-30T18:03:35Z text/html en IntMin Oprea: A person dead, three missing in floods http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038167.html 2014-07-30 19:55:11 Red Code alert of floods extended for 7 counties till Friday afternoon. A person was killed by floods in the (...) 2014-07-30T17:55:11Z text/html en Ponta, set to win November's elections http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038168.html 2014-07-30 19:53:06 PSD's National Council unanimously accepted Premier's presidential bid. ‘I have an advantage and I have to thank (...) 2014-07-30T17:53:06Z text/html en Women's handball: Romania qualifies in Under-18 World Championship semifinals http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038169.html 2014-07-30 19:51:22 The Romania women's national handball team has qualified for the semifinals of the Under-18 World Championship held (...) 2014-07-30T17:51:22Z text/html en Radio Symphonic Orchestra of Finland opens second edition of RadiRo Festival http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038170.html 2014-07-30 19:50:33 The second edition of the RadiRO Festival will open in Bucharest with an extraordinary concert of the Radio (...) 2014-07-30T17:50:33Z text/html en IMF warns banks most exposed to growing Russia conflict http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038171.html 2014-07-30 19:49:36 Austrian, Swedish, French and Italian lenders are vulnerable in this situation. Austrian banks are the most exposed (...) 2014-07-30T17:49:36Z text/html en Gov't implements “penalty for failure to declare” taxes http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038172.html 2014-07-30 19:49:02 Individuals and companies that do not declare the taxes owed to the state, obligations still discovered by the (...) 2014-07-30T17:49:02Z text/html en Air Liquide invests EUR 5 M in new filling center in Cluj http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038173.html 2014-07-30 19:48:37 The Romanian subsidiary of French group Air Liquide will invest EUR 5 million in a new gas filling center in (...) 2014-07-30T17:48:37Z text/html en Volksbank joins the Council of Banking Employers in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038174.html 2014-07-30 19:48:17 The Council of Banking Employers in Romania (CPBR), the employers' organization of the country's banking sector, (...) 2014-07-30T17:48:17Z text/html en Several assets of Termoelectrica bought by a Czech investor http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038175.html 2014-07-30 19:47:31 Several assets of bankrupt Romanian state-owned energy producer Termoelectrica were auctioned for EUR 13.8 million. (...) 2014-07-30T17:47:31Z text/html en Eurobarometer: Romanians, most optimistic for EU future http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038156.html 2014-07-28 19:22:42 The economic situation remains one of the main concerns. For the first time since the beginning of the financial (...) 2014-07-28T17:22:42Z text/html en Libya warns of ‘humanitarian disaster' over fuel fire http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038157.html 2014-07-28 19:21:37 Heavy smoke rises from Brega oil-depot in Tripoli, Libya, on July 28, 2014. Shells fired by fighting rival militias (...) 2014-07-28T17:21:37Z text/html en Maior: Strategic partnership with USA has a component from unseen field of intelligence services too http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038158.html 2014-07-28 19:20:18 The Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) director SRI George Maior said on Monday that the security focal point of (...) 2014-07-28T17:20:18Z text/html en Minister of Health denies increase of health contributions http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038159.html 2014-07-28 19:19:40 Reaction follows a secretary of state with the Ministry of Health who said yesterday that the contribution for (...) 2014-07-28T17:19:40Z text/html en Survey: SRI and DNA slightly rise in population's confidence http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038160.html 2014-07-28 19:17:07 According to a survey conducted by INSCOP Research on July 1-6, ordered by the “Adevarul” newspaper, the institutions (...) 2014-07-28T17:17:07Z text/html en Braila Rolling Mill resumes production in August http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038161.html 2014-07-28 19:16:10 The Rolling Mill based in Braila will resume production from August 4, after the company had been conserved and no (...) 2014-07-28T17:16:10Z text/html en Private pensions system, assets worth RON 17.5 bn http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038162.html 2014-07-28 19:15:42 The total assets under administration in the entire system of private pensions in late June amounted to RON 17.5 (...) 2014-07-28T17:15:42Z text/html en Market of office space transactions in Bucharest up 27 pc in H1 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038163.html 2014-07-28 19:14:43 The market of office space transactions in Bucharest rose by 27 percent in the first half of 2014, compared to the (...) 2014-07-28T17:14:43Z text/html en Volksbank concluded the sale of bad loans package http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038164.html 2014-07-28 19:14:07 Volksbank reduced its portfolio by selling a package of bad mortgage loans, with a total value of ER 495 M, reads a (...) 2014-07-28T17:14:07Z text/html en Medieval Sighisoara Festival honoring 700 years of chivalry wraps up http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038165.html 2014-07-28 19:13:41 The Sighisoara Medieval Festival ends this Sunday at midnight with fireworks and a torchlight parade. Artistic (...) 2014-07-28T17:13:41Z text/html en Canadian – Chinese agreement for two nuclear reactors in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038146.html 2014-07-27 19:51:08 Canadian group Candu Energy has signed last week in Vancouver a binding and exclusive cooperation agreement with (...) 2014-07-27T17:51:08Z text/html en Hungarian PM accuses Romania of disrespectful statements http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038147.html 2014-07-27 19:49:28 Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban stated Saturday at Tusnad Baths that Romanian-Hungarian relations should be (...) 2014-07-27T17:49:28Z text/html en PNL-PDL merger approved by Joint Congress of the two parties http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038148.html 2014-07-27 19:47:27 Absent from the event held on Saturday at Parliament Palace were Crin Antonescu and Emil Boc, the former leaders of (...) 2014-07-27T17:47:27Z text/html en Budget deficit doubled in June http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038149.html 2014-07-27 19:45:22 The budget deficit doubled in June and reached 0.5 percent of the GDP at the end of the first half, as revenues (...) 2014-07-27T17:45:22Z text/html en EUR 7.2 bl from EU for road and rail infrastructure by 2020 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038150.html 2014-07-27 19:43:42 Romania is going to receive EUR 7.2 billion from the European Union (EU) by 2020 for its road and rail (...) 2014-07-27T17:43:42Z text/html en IAR Brasov in Airbus project on Super Puma helicopters http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038151.html 2014-07-27 19:43:05 IAR Brasov, a public company, will cede to Vadstena, the company registered by Airbus Helicopters in Romania, a (...) 2014-07-27T17:43:05Z text/html en Individuals owning more houses not to pay extra taxes http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038152.html 2014-07-27 19:42:26 The people who own more than the house they live in will not pay extra taxes according to the system in effect over (...) 2014-07-27T17:42:26Z text/html en Amazing concert of Lunafly band in Bucharest http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038153.html 2014-07-27 19:41:44 “We are astonished! We could not imagine. It is a dream! We love you Romania, we will never forget you! It was the (...) 2014-07-27T17:41:44Z text/html en EUR 9.3 bn to go towards integration of agricultural production http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038154.html 2014-07-27 19:40:43 Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Daniel Constantin has stated on Friday during a press conference in (...) 2014-07-27T17:40:43Z text/html en Vodafone: Mobile data usage, up by 57 pc on local market http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038155.html 2014-07-27 19:40:17 Mobile data usage increased by 57 percent for the quarter ended June 30th, 2014, compared to the same period of (...) 2014-07-27T17:40:17Z text/html en Ciolos: EU in search of new ways of supporting Republic of Moldova in trade dispute with Russia http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038136.html 2014-07-24 20:04:38 “The EU is seeking new ways of supporting Republic of Moldova producers who have been affected by Russia's ceasing of (...) 2014-07-24T18:04:38Z text/html en Agricultural output in 2013, a new all time high – RON 78.4 bn http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038137.html 2014-07-24 20:03:35 According to INS, last years' modifications occurred in the structure of production in the sense of the increase of (...) 2014-07-24T18:03:35Z text/html en President Basescu sends CAS law back to Parliament, premier insists for enforcement http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038138.html 2014-07-24 20:02:18 Despite premier Ponta's insistence to enforce the law as quickly as possible, President Traian Basescu refused to (...) 2014-07-24T18:02:18Z text/html en Victor Ponta: “I will run for President” http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038139.html 2014-07-24 20:00:53 Premier Victor Ponta officially announced on Adevarul Live on Thursday that he will run in the presidential (...) 2014-07-24T18:00:53Z text/html en Ukraine Coalition Government Collapses http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038140.html 2014-07-24 19:59:30 Ukraine's coalition collapsed on Thursday after two parties quit during a months-long pro-Russian insurgency in the (...) 2014-07-24T17:59:30Z text/html en European Fair of Castles to premiere in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038141.html 2014-07-24 19:58:58 The first European fair of castles to be held in Romania will take place next year at Corvinilor Castle in (...) 2014-07-24T17:58:58Z text/html en Anniversary screening in Berlin: “Forest of the Hanged” by Liviu Ciulei http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038142.html 2014-07-24 19:58:03 The film “Forest of the Hanged” by Liviu Ciulei will be screened on Sunday, July 27 at Zeughauskino, the Berlin (...) 2014-07-24T17:58:03Z text/html en Garanti Bank loans granted to SMEs, up by 20 pc in the last four years http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038143.html 2014-07-24 19:43:07 In this context, the Turkish financial-banking group will grant EUR 35 M to Romanian SMEs, following a new loan (...) 2014-07-24T17:43:07Z text/html en Romanian-Hungarian accord to conclude 20 road connections http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038144.html 2014-07-24 19:40:38 The agreement amount is EUR 80 million and does not include the creation of new border points. Deputy PM and (...) 2014-07-24T17:40:38Z text/html en Bucharest airport passenger traffic, up 7 pc in H1 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038145.html 2014-07-24 19:39:12 More than 3.7 million passengers transited the two airports of Bucharest over the first half of 2014. The figure is (...) 2014-07-24T17:39:12Z text/html en