Romaniapress http://www.romaniapress.com/ Romanian News by Romaniapress en Romanian entrepreneur sells architecture and design site Freshome.com to US media group http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063602.html 2016-02-09 20:07:00 Romanian entrepreneur Mihai Cristian Micle has sold his online startup Freshome.com to US media group Soda.com. (...) 2016-02-09T19:07:00Z text/html en Germany's Embassy donates proceeds obtained from traditional German Christmas Fair http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063600.html 2016-02-09 18:03:44 The members of Germany's Embassy are donating the proceeds worth 20,000 lei obtained from the traditional German (...) 2016-02-09T17:03:44Z text/html en Bucharest's French restaurant Ici et La moves to Hotel Cismigiu http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063599.html 2016-02-09 17:58:38 French restaurant Ici et La, run by Chef Philippe Dupre and his wife Vanessa, has moved to a new location at Hotel (...) 2016-02-09T16:58:38Z text/html en Changes within Romania's biggest party: Gabriela Firea to replace Robert Negoita at helm of PSD Bucharest http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063601.html 2016-02-09 17:49:25 Tuesday was an intense day for the Social Democratic Party (PSD), bringing with it important changes. Senator (...) 2016-02-09T16:49:25Z text/html en Raed Arafat: Communication tests under telemedicine program funded by NATO to be tested this year http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063598.html 2016-02-09 17:24:51 Romania, Finland and the United States will carry out this year communication tests under the telemedicine program (...) 2016-02-09T16:24:51Z text/html en One of the best orchestras in the world to open Romania's 2019 George Enescu Festival http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063592.html 2016-02-09 17:24:10 The Berlin Philharmonic, one of the best orchestras in the world, will open the 2019 edition of Romania's George (...) 2016-02-09T16:24:10Z text/html en European Investment Bank supports economic growth and competitiveness in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063596.html 2016-02-09 17:22:03 + EIB President Werner Hoyer meets the President and Prime Minister of Romania Ever since the start of the year, (...) 2016-02-09T16:22:03Z text/html en Fed Cup: Romania meets Germany in the World Group play-offs this April http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063593.html 2016-02-09 17:17:45 Romania will play against Germany in the Fed Cup World Group play-offs scheduled for April 16-17, according to the (...) 2016-02-09T16:17:45Z text/html en President Iohannis sends letter of condolence to Bavarian premier http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063597.html 2016-02-09 17:17:16 President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday sent a letter to the premier of the German land of Bavaria, Horst Seehofer, (...) 2016-02-09T16:17:16Z text/html en Romanians would vote Vlad the Impaler for President, survey shows http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063594.html 2016-02-09 17:14:08 Vlad the Impaler (Vlad Tepes in Romanian), the legendary prince of Wallachia, would win hypothetical presidential (...) 2016-02-09T16:14:08Z text/html en Two Romanians will manage Philips' business in South-East Europe http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063595.html 2016-02-09 16:08:11 Dutch technology company Philips has appointed two new managers for its South-East Europe division, and both of (...) 2016-02-09T15:08:11Z text/html en President Iohannis sends letter of condolence to Bavarian premier http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063591.html 2016-02-09 15:56:18 Romania's President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday sent a letter to the premier of the German land of Bavaria, Horst (...) 2016-02-09T14:56:18Z text/html en (P) An International Summer Bash – Summer Camp at the American International School of Bucharest http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063588.html 2016-02-09 14:41:50 Summer is the season of adventures and discoveries, of summer friendship and fun. The American International School (...) 2016-02-09T13:41:50Z text/html en BNR's Isarescu: Impossible to conclude an arrangement with IMF this year http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063587.html 2016-02-09 14:20:14 Romania concluding a stand-by arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this year is impossible, (...) 2016-02-09T13:20:14Z text/html en Spanish fashion retailer Inditex brings new brand to Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063589.html 2016-02-09 13:29:20 Spanish fashion retailer Inditex has just opened online stores for its Uterqüe brand in Romania, Poland and Italy. (...) 2016-02-09T12:29:20Z text/html en Flowers are a profitable business in Romania: Local flower retailer's profit goes up four times in 2015 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063590.html 2016-02-09 13:21:33 Romanian group FlorideLux, one of the largest online and offline flower retailers in the local market, registered a (...) 2016-02-09T12:21:33Z text/html en Romania's former General Prosecutor investigated for complicity to abuse of office http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063582.html 2016-02-09 12:46:44 Prosecutors from the National Anticorruption Department DNA decided on Tuesday to officially start the criminal (...) 2016-02-09T11:46:44Z text/html en More than 90 artists, including foreign composers, want to represent Romania at the 2016 Eurovision http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063586.html 2016-02-09 10:55:16 More than 90 songs have made it in Romania's National Selection for this year's Eurovision song contest. Both local (...) 2016-02-09T09:55:16Z text/html en Former prosecutor general Tiberiu Nitu officially accused of complicity to abuse of office http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063572.html 2016-02-09 10:38:59 Prosecutors of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) have prosecuted former prosecutor general Tiberiu (...) 2016-02-09T09:38:59Z text/html en EIB President Hoyer visits Romania to expand support to investments http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063573.html 2016-02-09 10:36:50 Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), visits Romania on Tuesday to discuss the bank's (...) 2016-02-09T09:36:50Z text/html en Cotele de gen şi reprezentativitatea reală a femeii în România http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063574.html 2016-02-09 10:30:35 La sfârşitul anului trecut, Alina Gorghiu anunţa că în Parlament se depune în regim de urgenţă proiectul legii cotelor de (...) 2016-02-09T09:30:35Z text/html en Real estate investment fund NEPI makes EUR 111 mln rental revenues, mostly in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063568.html 2016-02-09 10:26:02 South-African investment fund New Europe Property Investment (NEPI), one of the biggest real estate investors in (...) 2016-02-09T09:26:02Z text/html en Tourism offensive: Local destinations presented at Borsa Internazionale del Turismo in Milan http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063575.html 2016-02-09 09:48:01 •National Tourism Authority's praiseworthy action meant to boost the number of foreign tourists * After London and (...) 2016-02-09T08:48:01Z text/html en Logan, Duster and Sandero make good debut on Russian market http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063576.html 2016-02-09 09:42:11 Last month, Duster, Logan and Sandero were among the top 25 best-selling models in Russia, according to the data (...) 2016-02-09T08:42:11Z text/html en Gender quotas and women's real representativity in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063577.html 2016-02-09 09:38:39 At the end of last year, Alina Gorghiu (photo) was announcing that the draft law on gender quotas would be urgently (...) 2016-02-09T08:38:39Z text/html en INTERVIEW/Robert D. Kaplan: Europe is not succeeding, let's be honest, the problems in EU are profound, extremely serious http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063565.html 2016-02-09 09:19:17 U.S. political analyst and writer Robert D. Kaplan in an interview to AGERPRES speaks about his most recent book (...) 2016-02-09T08:19:17Z text/html en Disaster on paper highways http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063578.html 2016-02-09 09:16:52 * Road cracks expand on Sibiu-Orastie section * Batch 2 of the Lugoj-Deva Highway has 1-metre-deep road cracks A (...) 2016-02-09T08:16:52Z text/html en Sorin Oprescu on possible return at Bucharest City Hall: “I'll give it a serious thought for 25-30 years” http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063579.html 2016-02-09 09:13:22 Former Bucharest Mayor Sorin Oprescu showed up at the Bucharest Court, where he told journalists that the National (...) 2016-02-09T08:13:22Z text/html en Traian Basescu is yet to decide on Bucharest City Hall bid http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063580.html 2016-02-09 09:11:38 Popular Movement Party (PMP) President Traian Basescu has stated that he is yet to decide on a possible bid for the (...) 2016-02-09T08:11:38Z text/html en Social Democrats rise up against Robert Negoita http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063581.html 2016-02-09 09:09:43 Lower Chamber member Cristian Rizea, the leader of PSD's Bucharest District 5 branch, stated on Sunday evening that (...) 2016-02-09T08:09:43Z text/html en Bucharest Stock Exchange sees 35% drop in revenues on lower trading activity http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063571.html 2016-02-09 09:03:00 The Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) recorded a significant drop in revenues and profits in 2015 as the share trading (...) 2016-02-09T08:03:00Z text/html en Mega Image opens its first store in Romania this year http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063583.html 2016-02-09 08:39:28 The Belgian retailer Mega Image announced yesterday that it would open its first store this year. The store will be (...) 2016-02-09T07:39:28Z text/html en JP Morgan executive to lead Foreign Investments Department in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063584.html 2016-02-09 08:37:30 Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos has appointed Manuel Costescu as the head of the Department for Foreign (...) 2016-02-09T07:37:30Z text/html en Household loans from IFNs exceed EUR 1.1 bln in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063585.html 2016-02-09 08:33:20 The total value of household loans granted by non-banking financial institutions – IFNs reached over RON 4.99 (...) 2016-02-09T07:33:20Z text/html en Former Romanian minister complains about prison conditions http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063567.html 2016-02-09 08:30:13 Decebal Traian Remes, the former minister of Agriculture, has sued the National Administration of Penitentiaries (...) 2016-02-09T07:30:13Z text/html en Romania's Tax Agency collects revenues of over EUR 4.3 bln in January http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063566.html 2016-02-09 08:27:37 Romania's Tax Agency ANAF collected total revenues of RON 19.25 billion (EUR 4.3 billion) in January this year, up (...) 2016-02-09T07:27:37Z text/html en Lending costs in lei fall to historic lows again in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063570.html 2016-02-09 08:25:11 The interbank interest rate ROBOR for three months, the main benchmark for the cost of loans in lei, reached (...) 2016-02-09T07:25:11Z text/html en Romania's Iasi becomes the new go-to city for IT investors http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063569.html 2016-02-09 08:21:34 Rental rates for office space outside Romania's capital Bucharest rose by 32% last year to 49,661 sqm. Iasi ranked (...) 2016-02-09T07:21:34Z text/html en BCR: Romania's new mortgage loans law will eliminate the First House program http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063563.html 2016-02-09 08:18:34 The new law on mortgage loans will lead to the disappearance of the state-supported First House (Prima Casa) (...) 2016-02-09T07:18:34Z text/html en EUR/RON exchange rate drops below 4.5 for the first time in 2016 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063564.html 2016-02-09 08:14:01 The official EUR/RON exchange rate announced by the Romanian National Bank (BNR) fell below the 4.5 threshold for (...) 2016-02-09T07:14:01Z text/html en Romanian film review – Growing up is hard to do: Back Home http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063553.html 2016-02-08 21:35:29 Acasă la tata/Back Home is Andrei Cohn's feature debut and one of the more interesting releases of last autumn. (...) 2016-02-08T20:35:29Z text/html en Top bank CEO explains how the new law on mortgage loans will change the lending process in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063552.html 2016-02-08 19:38:48 The new law that defines “giving in payment” (darea in plata in Romanian) will change the local banks' decision making (...) 2016-02-08T18:38:48Z text/html en Partidele se intrec in criterii de integritate, dar… care integritate? http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063556.html 2016-02-08 18:55:43 Asteptarile crescute ale electoratului, subliniate la finele anului trecut prin miscari de strada de mare amploare, (...) 2016-02-08T17:55:43Z text/html en Vodafone's certified network becomes the first guaranteed network http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063557.html 2016-02-08 18:43:51 *Vodafone Romania guarantees 100% network satisfaction to all its users, prepaid, postpaid and enterprise * All (...) 2016-02-08T17:43:51Z text/html en Investments of some 27 mln euros in five multiplexes in Romania, in 2015 (Cineworld) http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063562.html 2016-02-08 18:43:51 Romanians' appetite for film is constantly increasing, and the number of multiplexes opened in major shopping malls (...) 2016-02-08T17:43:51Z text/html en Twelve-year-old Romanian climber Dor Geta Popescu conquers Aconcagua, sets world record http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063558.html 2016-02-08 18:31:56 Romanian climber Dor Geta Popescu, aged 12 years and 8 months, became on Saturday the youngest climber in the world (...) 2016-02-08T17:31:56Z text/html en Cinema City to open four new multiplexes in Romania this year http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063554.html 2016-02-08 18:28:30 Cinema operator Cinema City will open four new multiplexes in Romania this year, in Bucharest, Timisoara, Buzau, (...) 2016-02-08T17:28:30Z text/html en Romania Tax Revenues Up 16% On Year To RON19.25B In January http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063551.html 2016-02-08 18:24:00 The Romanian tax authority ANAF collected total revenues of RON19.25 billion in January 2016, 14% above the planned (...) 2016-02-08T17:24:00Z text/html en New age record: 12 year-old Romanian climbs the Aconcagua peak http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063555.html 2016-02-08 18:19:07 Young Romanian climber Dor Geta Popescu, aged 12, has climbed Aconcagua, the highest mountain outside of Asia, at (...) 2016-02-08T17:19:07Z text/html en Two-round mayoral election bill returns to committees http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10063559.html 2016-02-08 18:06:32 The Senate leadership on Monday decided to return to its specialist committees a bill providing for two-round (...) 2016-02-08T17:06:32Z text/html en