Romaniapress http://www.romaniapress.com/ Romanian News by Romaniapress en Italian rally pilot sets speed record on Romania's high altitude road Transfagarasan http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054788.html 2015-08-04 00:48:13 Flavio Barrone, an Italian rally pilot, managed to set a speed record on Romania's high altitude road Transfagarasan (...) 2015-08-03T22:48:13Z text/html en Liberals oppose raising officials' salaries, including President Iohannis' http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054783.html 2015-08-03 21:53:14 The National Liberal Party (PNL) supports the rejection in Parliament of the ordinance on increasing officials' (...) 2015-08-03T19:53:14Z text/html en Nightwish returns to Bucharest on December 10 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054784.html 2015-08-03 21:40:05 The rock band Nightwish, which recently launched its newest album – “Endless Forms Most Beautiful” –, has set off on a (...) 2015-08-03T19:40:05Z text/html en Intesa SanPaolo posts highest mid-year profit since 2008 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054785.html 2015-08-03 21:38:01 Intesa SanPaolo, Italy's second-largest bank assets-wise, posted on Friday its highest mid-year profit in the last (...) 2015-08-03T19:38:01Z text/html en Romanian Medicine in mourning: Victor Babes Institute Director dies http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054786.html 2015-08-03 21:32:11 Academy member Laurentiu Popescu, director of Bucharest's “Victor Babes” National Institute since 1993, died at the (...) 2015-08-03T19:32:11Z text/html en Marian Vanghelie: “That's it, I'm alive. Some thought I died” http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054787.html 2015-08-03 21:24:32 Marian Vanghelie, the suspended mayor of Bucharest's District 5, stated on Monday that he was called by a lot of (...) 2015-08-03T19:24:32Z text/html en Culture Minister Vulpescu: We need a cultural union as European construction background http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054781.html 2015-08-03 18:43:16 Culture Minister Ionut Vulpescu, who has participated in the EXPO MILANO 2015 International Conference of Culture (...) 2015-08-03T16:43:16Z text/html en Romanian Lottery granted 3.4 million prizes, worth over 83 million euros since January 1 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054782.html 2015-08-03 17:57:54 The Romanian Lottery - Loteria Romana - has granted from the beginning of the year 3.4 millions of prizes worth (...) 2015-08-03T15:57:54Z text/html en Romanian cancer patients ask setup of national oncology registry http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054778.html 2015-08-03 17:52:39 The Federation of the Romanian Cancer Patients Associations (FABC) says tensions mounted among cancer patients (...) 2015-08-03T15:52:39Z text/html en Liberal co-chair Gorghiu about local organisations proposing mayor candidates: ‘If they fail, they will pay' http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054779.html 2015-08-03 17:15:36 The National Liberal Party (PNL) leaders analysed, during the meeting of the National Political Bureau on Monday, (...) 2015-08-03T15:15:36Z text/html en Petrotel Lukoil, Lukoil Europe Holdings companies indicted in money laundering case http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054780.html 2015-08-03 17:07:32 Prosecutors with the Ploiesti Court of Appeals have decided on Monday to prosecute the Petrotel Lukoil Compay of (...) 2015-08-03T15:07:32Z text/html en Bucharest University of Medicine announces death of former Provost, Academy Member Laurentiu Mircea Popescu http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054777.html 2015-08-03 16:39:27 Bucharest-based Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy announced the passing of Romanian Academy member (...) 2015-08-03T14:39:27Z text/html en PNL proposes consultations on economic macro-stability on 17 August http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054775.html 2015-08-03 15:58:17 National Liberal Party (PNL) is proposing to parliamentary parties the date of 17 August for consultations on (...) 2015-08-03T13:58:17Z text/html en Basescu's warning: If Fiscal Code passes, 2017 will be another 2010, a year of profound crises http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054776.html 2015-08-03 14:17:54 Former President Traian Basescu on Monday said he is expecting the Fiscal Code to be voted again by Parliament and (...) 2015-08-03T12:17:54Z text/html en Tennis: Simona Halep still WTA No. 3 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054774.html 2015-08-03 14:03:24 Romanian Simona Halep is still 3rd in the WTA ranking, according to a communique released on Monday by the Women's (...) 2015-08-03T12:03:24Z text/html en Bargaining with freedom on the table http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054772.html 2015-08-03 13:52:30 The New Code of Criminal Procedure allows defendants who admit to the commission of the offence to benefit from a (...) 2015-08-03T11:52:30Z text/html en Cluj -Napoca hosts NATO International Summer School http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054773.html 2015-08-03 13:44:43 The NATO International Summer School – NISS starts on Monday in Cluj with 40 participants from 28 nations attending. (...) 2015-08-03T11:44:43Z text/html en Romania Sells RON200M In 10-Year Bonds, At 3.75% Average Yield http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054765.html 2015-08-03 12:57:31 Romania's Finance Ministry on Monday raised a planned 200 million lei (EUR45.5 million) in a reopening of a ten-year (...) 2015-08-03T10:57:31Z text/html en Farmec 1H Turnover Up 10% To RON82.66M http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054766.html 2015-08-03 12:51:00 Romanian cosmetics producer Farmec reported a 10% increase in turnover in the first half of 2015, to RON82.66 (...) 2015-08-03T10:51:00Z text/html en Romania's Forex Reserves Fell To EUR29.1B In July http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054767.html 2015-08-03 12:42:34 Romanian foreign exchange reserves fell by 959 million euros in July, as the country repaid a euro-denominated bond (...) 2015-08-03T10:42:34Z text/html en NATO International Summer School starts in Cluj on August 3 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054770.html 2015-08-03 12:25:29 The NATO International Summer School - NISS starts on Monday in Cluj with 40 participants from 28 nations attending. (...) 2015-08-03T10:25:29Z text/html en Reform of PSD: New leader, old projects http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054764.html 2015-08-03 11:54:46 The in-coming interim leader of the ruling party, Liviu Dragnea, has announced he wanted to reform the (...) 2015-08-03T09:54:46Z text/html en Romania ranks 1st at Balkan Athletics Championships, 267 p, 5 gold, 10 silver, 11 bronze medals http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054771.html 2015-08-03 11:43:04 At the 74th edition of the Balkan Senior Athletics Championships, held Saturday and Sunday in Pitesti, Romania won (...) 2015-08-03T09:43:04Z text/html en CRH Completes Acquisition of Lafarge Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054768.html 2015-08-03 11:23:00 Irish building materials manufacturer CRH announced Monday that it has completed the acquisition of Lafarge Romania (...) 2015-08-03T09:23:00Z text/html en Tourist Arrivals In Romania Up 14.5% In First Half http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054769.html 2015-08-03 11:00:00 Arrivals at Romanian tourism accommodation establishments rose 14.5% in the first six months from the year-earlier (...) 2015-08-03T09:00:00Z text/html en PNL's prime minister-designate attacks possible competitors. Tariceanu under the scrutiny of shadow PM http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054752.html 2015-08-03 09:44:18 Catalin Predoiu, the prime minister-designate of the new National Liberal Party (PNL), is attacking potential (...) 2015-08-03T07:44:18Z text/html en Companies being reborn in Romania's industry: SWAN ultra-light aircraft at cruising speed http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054753.html 2015-08-03 09:30:59 The spirit of inventiveness has not died out in Craiova, Dolj County. On the contrary, ever since the old local (...) 2015-08-03T07:30:59Z text/html en Tariceanu: “I don't believe Ponta will give up, all cards would be handed over to President Iohannis” http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054754.html 2015-08-03 09:27:06 Senate Speaker Calin Popescu-Tariceanu stated on Friday evening that National Liberal Party (PNL) First Vice (...) 2015-08-03T07:27:06Z text/html en PNL discusses list of candidates for local elections 2016 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054755.html 2015-08-03 09:23:56 The Liberals will discuss  today the list of candidates that have signed up for the internal competition for the (...) 2015-08-03T07:23:56Z text/html en Ludovic Orban contradicts Presidency: The Fiscal Code is good, you cannot punish citizens http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054756.html 2015-08-03 09:19:57 Some of the Liberals did not think highly of the fact that President Iohannis decided, based on reasons that have (...) 2015-08-03T07:19:57Z text/html en National Roads Company's CEO Neaga: Hopefully in 2015 we'll inaugurate rd 84 km of motorway http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054757.html 2015-08-03 09:15:16 This year around 80 to 84 kilometres of motorway could be opened, the National Company of Motorways and National (...) 2015-08-03T07:15:16Z text/html en Ponta Government's legacy http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054758.html 2015-08-03 09:12:42 Judging by the way events are developing on the national political scene and within the main ruling coalition (...) 2015-08-03T07:12:42Z text/html en Romanian authorities delay the health card obligation for the sixth time http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054759.html 2015-08-03 08:49:56 The health card should have become mandatory in Romania starting August 1, but the authorities have decided to (...) 2015-08-03T06:49:56Z text/html en EC starts investigation on two Romanian airports http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054760.html 2015-08-03 08:46:28 The European Commission has initiated two separate investigations to determine whether the state's measures in favor (...) 2015-08-03T06:46:28Z text/html en Romania invests EUR 21 mln in Agriculture Agency's IT system http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054761.html 2015-08-03 08:44:00 The state will invest over EUR 21 million to update the IT system of Romania's Agency for Payments and Intervention (...) 2015-08-03T06:44:00Z text/html en State wants to revamp Romania's high-altitude road Transfagarasan http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054762.html 2015-08-03 08:41:38 The National Company for Highways (CNADNR) will contract a study for the modernization of Romania's mountain road (...) 2015-08-03T06:41:38Z text/html en Romania's Fondul Proprietatea completes fifth share repurchase program http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054763.html 2015-08-03 08:37:49 Local investment fund Fondul Proprietatea (FP), which is listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange and London Stock (...) 2015-08-03T06:37:49Z text/html en Romania's central bank tries to temper local currency's strengthening http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054749.html 2015-08-03 08:12:11 The Romanian National Bank (BNR) will try to temper the Romanian currency's strengthening currency, after the leu (...) 2015-08-03T06:12:11Z text/html en Erste Group warns of economy overheating risks in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10054750.html 2015-08-03 08:06:12 Austrian Erste Group, the owner of Romanian lender BCR, has revised upwards its estimation on private consumption (...) 2015-08-03T06:06:12Z text/html en Press Review - 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