Romaniapress http://www.romaniapress.com/ Romanian News by Romaniapress en Hospital manager in Romania arrested for bribery and embezzlement after journalistic investigation http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077177.html 2016-12-09 21:04:15 Romania's National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) held the former manager of the Malaxa Hospital in Bucharest, on (...) 2016-12-09T20:04:15Z text/html en PE2016/Foreign Ministry to hold Facebook Q&A session on voting from abroad http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077176.html 2016-12-09 18:25:03 Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) on Saturday will hold an online Q&A session for the Romanian nationals voting from (...) 2016-12-09T17:25:03Z text/html en Bucharest National Opera House lights up for colorful gala in celebration of 95th anniversary http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077172.html 2016-12-09 17:08:31 The National Bucharest Opera House lit up on Thursday evening for its 95th anniversary with a gala that featured (...) 2016-12-09T16:08:31Z text/html en Weekend calendar: Christmas fairs, wine tasting at the castle, movie openings http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077174.html 2016-12-09 17:07:32 Events: Christmas Market – Ongoing, ends on December 31, in Constitutiei Square in Bucharest Christmas Fair – (...) 2016-12-09T16:07:32Z text/html en Romania's forest management company has over 61,000 Christmas trees on sale this year http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077175.html 2016-12-09 16:42:01 Romania's state-owned forest management company Romsilva has more than 61,000 Christmas trees on sale this year, (...) 2016-12-09T15:42:01Z text/html en INTERVIEW/EPP group chairman Manfred Weber: Romania is an example in the fight against corruption http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077173.html 2016-12-09 15:22:33 The European Union is going through a period of instability, and populists can describe problems, but their (...) 2016-12-09T14:22:33Z text/html en Romania unemployment rate at end-October parks at 4.76pct http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077171.html 2016-12-09 14:48:18 The national unemployment rate recorded at end-October 2016 parked at 4.76pct, down 0.12pct as against the same (...) 2016-12-09T13:48:18Z text/html en Visa: Romanians To Spend Over EUR1.5M/Hour By Card Before Christmas http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077170.html 2016-12-09 14:39:00 Romanians spend over EUR1.5 million per hour during the period before Christmas, using their cards mainly in (...) 2016-12-09T13:39:00Z text/html en (P) Swap your shoes for ice skates and enjoy a Sunday Brunch in Hilton's Winter Wonderland http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077156.html 2016-12-09 14:20:31 What could be better than to spend an entire Sunday with family and close friends, while enjoying a delicious (...) 2016-12-09T13:20:31Z text/html en Romanians believe that most false news are on Facebook http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077168.html 2016-12-09 14:16:47 Although Facebook is their main source of information online, most Romanians living in urban areas also believe (...) 2016-12-09T13:16:47Z text/html en Bucharest City Hall may finance new football team that will play on National Arena http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077169.html 2016-12-09 14:04:16 CSM Bucharest a local sports club financed by the Bucharest City Hall, may establish a new football team, which (...) 2016-12-09T13:04:16Z text/html en Net average monthly wage up to 2,108 lei this October; IT sector tops earning rankings http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077165.html 2016-12-09 13:52:29 The net average monthly wage was 2,108 lei this October, by 14 lei or 0.7 pct higher as to the previous month; the (...) 2016-12-09T12:52:29Z text/html en LabMin Pislaru: Public pensions to increase by 5.2-5.3pct in 2017 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077166.html 2016-12-09 13:49:16 Public pensions will increase by 5.2 or 5.3 percent in 2017, and a piece of legislation to this end is already (...) 2016-12-09T12:49:16Z text/html en Foreign-based Romanians send 4,561 mail-in votes; Spain on top position http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077167.html 2016-12-09 13:46:57 A total of 4,561 foreign-based Romanians voted by mail out of a total of 8,889 Romanian citizens entered in the (...) 2016-12-09T12:46:57Z text/html en Police arrest young Romanian jihadist who was training for terrorist act http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077155.html 2016-12-09 13:23:49 Luigi Constantin Boicea, a teenager who was detained and then placed under judicial control in December 2015 for (...) 2016-12-09T12:23:49Z text/html en President, PM urge Romanians to vote in parliamentary elections http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077157.html 2016-12-09 12:57:45 With the parliamentary elections just days away, high Romanian officials are urging the population to exercise (...) 2016-12-09T11:57:45Z text/html en Competition Council Fines Five Dairy Companies EUR1.9M For Bid Rigging http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077164.html 2016-12-09 12:57:00 Romania's Competition Council on Thursday said it fined five companies a total RON8,591,540 (nearly EUR1.9 million) (...) 2016-12-09T11:57:00Z text/html en Decision: Romania's chief anti-graft prosecutor hasn't plagiarized doctorate thesis http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077158.html 2016-12-09 12:48:40 Romania's National Council for Attesting University Titles, Diplomas, and Certificates (CNATDCU) determined on (...) 2016-12-09T11:48:40Z text/html en Romanian weightlifter loses Rio Olympic medal over doping http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077159.html 2016-12-09 12:43:26 The Anti-Doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS ADD) has confirmed that Romanian weightlifter (...) 2016-12-09T11:43:26Z text/html en Foreign-based Romanians send 4,561 mail-in votes; Spain on top position http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077154.html 2016-12-09 12:34:30 A total of 4,561 foreign-based Romanians voted by mail out of a total of 8,889 Romanian citizens entered in the (...) 2016-12-09T11:34:30Z text/html en Half of the Romanians abroad who are enrolled in the Electronic Register voted by mail http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077160.html 2016-12-09 12:29:17 A total of 4,561 Romanians living abroad have voted by mail, the number representing slightly over half of the (...) 2016-12-09T11:29:17Z text/html en President Iohannis urges Romanians to vote: Don't let others decide for you what happens with Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077144.html 2016-12-09 12:28:02 “We reached the end of the election campaign and currently the most important message that I want to convey (...) 2016-12-09T11:28:02Z text/html en TV boosts advertising sales in Romania to EUR 366 mln, Online will lead 2017 growth http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077161.html 2016-12-09 12:11:25 Advertising spending in Romania may reach EUR 366 million in 2016, up 10% compared to 2015, chiefly determined by (...) 2016-12-09T11:11:25Z text/html en Despre primejdii la Marea Neagra http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077145.html 2016-12-09 11:52:20 De mai bine de doi ani, tabloul de securitate la Est de Romania s-a schimbat dramatic. Ocuparea rusa a Crimeei (...) 2016-12-09T10:52:20Z text/html en Vremea reactiunii http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077146.html 2016-12-09 11:44:54 După aproape orice ultime alegeri în spațiul euro-atlantic, un același nume apare pe buzele tuturor: Vladimir Putin. Ca (...) 2016-12-09T10:44:54Z text/html en On dangers at the Black Sea http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077147.html 2016-12-09 11:39:50 For well over two years now, the security picture to the east of Romania has changed dramatically. The Russian (...) 2016-12-09T10:39:50Z text/html en NEPI invests EUR 20 mln to turn Shopping City Sibiu into Romania's biggest mall http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077162.html 2016-12-09 11:37:48 South-African investment fund NEPI will invest EUR 20 million in expanding Shopping City Sibiu, a mall it acquired (...) 2016-12-09T10:37:48Z text/html en Coast Guard tackles clandestine group of 28 Iraqi migrants http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077148.html 2016-12-09 11:30:54 Coast Guard policemen tackled on Thursday evening a group of 28 Iraqis, among whom nine minors, who were trying to (...) 2016-12-09T10:30:54Z text/html en Parliamentary elections 2016: Over 18 million Romanians expected at the polls to elect new Parliament http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077149.html 2016-12-09 11:18:29 On Sunday, Romanians will elect the parliamentarians that will represent them in the next four years. The elections (...) 2016-12-09T10:18:29Z text/html en Gov't sets up interdepartmental committee on Romania's switchover to euro http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077150.html 2016-12-09 11:13:31 Under a decision passed on Thursday by the Government, an interdepartmental committee on Romania's switchover to the (...) 2016-12-09T10:13:31Z text/html en ALDE's Tariceanu: Without electioneering there is democracy deficit http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077151.html 2016-12-09 11:09:12 Co-chair of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu Tariceanu told Agerpres on Thursday that (...) 2016-12-09T10:09:12Z text/html en Higher guarantees through “First House” programme for new or consolidated dwelling acquisition http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077152.html 2016-12-09 11:04:22 The state will guarantee a maximum of 50 pct of the value of loans granted for new and/or consolidated dwellings (...) 2016-12-09T10:04:22Z text/html en ForMin Comanescu: Romania firmly supports OSCE assumed role in Ukraine crisis context http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077153.html 2016-12-09 11:01:47 Foreign Affairs Minister Lazar Comanescu on Thursday voiced the firm support for the role assumed by the (...) 2016-12-09T10:01:47Z text/html en PNL's Gorghiu: Liberal Government with Ciolos PM is best formula, ensures competency and correctness http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077131.html 2016-12-09 10:05:28 The leader of National Liberal Party (PNL), Alina Gorghiu, stated on Thursday, in a press conference in Timisoara (...) 2016-12-09T09:05:28Z text/html en PM Ciolos, on taking over PNL after elections: I considered it, but haven't made a decision http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077132.html 2016-12-09 10:04:15 Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos said on Thursday evening that he considered taking over the National Liberal Party (...) 2016-12-09T09:04:15Z text/html en Coast Guard tackles clandestine group of 28 Iraqi migrants http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077138.html 2016-12-09 10:03:05 Coast Guard policemen tackled on Thursday evening a group of 28 Iraqis, among whom nine minors, who were trying to (...) 2016-12-09T09:03:05Z text/html en PSD's Ponta: Sunday, we must make sure Ciolos, PNL, USR will not steal votes http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077133.html 2016-12-09 10:01:33 MP Victor Ponta of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) told a news conference on Thursday in southwestern city of (...) 2016-12-09T09:01:33Z text/html en Mircea Dumitru, Vlad Voiculescu and Dragos Pislaru, favoured by Nicusor Dan as members of future Gov't http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077134.html 2016-12-09 09:59:47 Mircea Dumitru, Vlad Voiculescu and Dragos Pislaru are the incumbent ministers whom Save Romania Union (USR) (...) 2016-12-09T08:59:47Z text/html en Traian Basescu wants no collaboration with PSD but does not rule out partnership with PNL http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077135.html 2016-12-09 09:58:52 Popular Movement Party (PMP) President Traian Basescu stated on Wednesday in Constanta that he rules out any (...) 2016-12-09T08:58:52Z text/html en UK Ambassador Brummell: United Kingdom will leave the European Union, but not Europe http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077136.html 2016-12-09 09:56:16 The Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Romania, Paul Brummell, stated on Thursday, in Targu Mures, that the United (...) 2016-12-09T08:56:16Z text/html en The age of reaction http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077137.html 2016-12-09 09:54:15 After almost any election recently held in the Euro-Atlantic space, the same name is on everyone's lips: Vladimir (...) 2016-12-09T08:54:15Z text/html en Furniture retailer JYSK reaches EUR 50 mln sales in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077163.html 2016-12-09 09:40:14 Danish furniture and home decorations retailer JYSK has reached 40 stores in Romania after opening 14 new units in (...) 2016-12-09T08:40:14Z text/html en Romania Net Average Salary Grows 0.7% in October http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077129.html 2016-12-09 09:38:00 The net average salary in Romania increased 0.7% in October compared with September, to 2,108 lei (around EUR468), (...) 2016-12-09T08:38:00Z text/html en Romania borrows EUR 660 mln from EIB to co-finance EU funded projects http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077140.html 2016-12-09 09:35:37 Romania will borrow EUR 660 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to co-finance EU funded projects for (...) 2016-12-09T08:35:37Z text/html en Money seized from corruption acts in Romania go to education, healthcare http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077141.html 2016-12-09 09:32:30 Romania's Government has decided that most of the money the state gets from selling confiscated properties from (...) 2016-12-09T08:32:30Z text/html en ForMin Comanescu: Romania firmly supports OSCE assumed role in Ukraine crisis context http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077139.html 2016-12-09 09:19:32 Foreign Affairs Minister Lazar Comanescu on Thursday voiced the firm support for the role assumed by the (...) 2016-12-09T08:19:32Z text/html en State may pay companies in Romania to train university graduates http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077142.html 2016-12-09 09:19:05 Companies in Romania that sign internship contracts with university graduates may receive RON 1,350 (EUR 300) per (...) 2016-12-09T08:19:05Z text/html en Drug maker Teva investigates allegations of doctor bribery in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077143.html 2016-12-09 09:14:55 Israeli pharmaceutical company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is investigating claims by an anonymous tipster that (...) 2016-12-09T08:14:55Z text/html en OMV Petrom and Hunt Oil start gas production in new field http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077127.html 2016-12-09 09:11:15 OMV Petrom (SNP), the biggest oil & gas company in Romania, and American company Hunt Oil, have started the (...) 2016-12-09T08:11:15Z text/html en Romania's Government approves EUR 200 mln state aid scheme for SMEs http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10077128.html 2016-12-09 09:04:00 Romania's Government approved a new state support scheme for developing small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The (...) 2016-12-09T08:04:00Z text/html en