Romaniapress http://www.romaniapress.com/ Romanian News by Romaniapress en METALHEAD Meeting back with ‘METALHEAD 10 years' anniversary edition this year http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038398.html 2014-09-04 19:19:15 METALHEAD celebrates ten years through an explosive show featuring PARADISE LOST, Finntroll, GOD, Hatesphere, (...) 2014-09-04T17:19:15Z text/html en Unprecedented NATO Summit http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038399.html 2014-09-04 19:17:36 The NATO Summit in Wales (4-5 September 2014) has been prepared at least since the middle of last year and was (...) 2014-09-04T17:17:36Z text/html en Russia's silent threat. The pillars of Kremlin influence in Romanian domestic life http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038397.html 2014-09-04 10:37:00 "There is no rational threat to Romania [from Russia], but we have to prepare for the irrational", (...) 2014-09-04T08:37:00Z text/html en Romania to cover both its gas needs and those of Moldova by 2020 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038387.html 2014-09-03 20:15:18 If the Black Sea deposits are confirmed, Exxon and Petrom will invest approximately USD 4-5 bln to tap them, (...) 2014-09-03T18:15:18Z text/html en PM Ponta returns from China http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038388.html 2014-09-03 20:13:10 He met on Tuesday the president of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping and was welcomed on Monday by the (...) 2014-09-03T18:13:10Z text/html en Local officials' migration sparks hot debate http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038389.html 2014-09-03 20:11:23 The emergency ordinance permitting locally elected officials to migrate without losing their term has caused (...) 2014-09-03T18:11:23Z text/html en Putin, Poroshenko reach cease-fire agreement in Ukraine http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038390.html 2014-09-03 20:09:39 Russian president Vladimir Putin yesterday stated that he hopes a “final agreement” will be reached by Friday between (...) 2014-09-03T18:09:39Z text/html en Wheat posts biggest drop in almost two weeks on weather http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038391.html 2014-09-03 20:08:43 Wheat futures posted the biggest decline in almost two weeks on speculation that favorable weather will boost crops (...) 2014-09-03T18:08:43Z text/html en Net investments fall by 9.1 pc in Q2 and H1 http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038392.html 2014-09-03 20:07:41 Net investments in Romania's economy have fallen by 9.1 percent both in the second quarter and in the first half of (...) 2014-09-03T18:07:41Z text/html en Monica Macovei steps out of PDL http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038393.html 2014-09-03 20:06:21 Blaga: Macovei's resignation is not a surprise; I don't regret PDL supporting her. Macovei, who announced her (...) 2014-09-03T18:06:21Z text/html en Juncker to meet Cretu today to discuss Romania's European portfolio http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038394.html 2014-09-03 20:05:16 The incoming EU commission president Jean-Claude Juncker decided that out the two Romanian candidates for the (...) 2014-09-03T18:05:16Z text/html en Liberal-Conservatives become third biggest force in Parliament http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038395.html 2014-09-03 20:04:42 The parliamentary group of the Conservative Party has changed name into the Liberal-Conservative political group (...) 2014-09-03T18:04:42Z text/html en Number of insolvencies to drop this year http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038396.html 2014-09-03 20:04:15 Coface estimates that a total of 23,000 insolvency proceedings will be opened in 2014, down 15 percent compared to (...) 2014-09-03T18:04:15Z text/html en Former Romanian foreign minister dies http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038383.html 2014-09-02 11:35:37 Stefan Andrei, a foreign minister under communism who decreased Romania's dependency on the Soviet Union, has died. (...) 2014-09-02T09:35:37Z text/html en Sources: Corina Cretu, confirmed by Juncker for the Regional Policy portfolio http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038384.html 2014-09-02 11:35:04 PSD MEP Corina Cretu was confirmed by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, as Romania's (...) 2014-09-02T09:35:04Z text/html en Romania relations with Jamaica, Tanzania discussed by ambassadors http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038385.html 2014-09-02 11:34:32 Romanian State Secretary for Political Analysis and the Liaison with Parliament, Radu Podgorean met on Monday the (...) 2014-09-02T09:34:32Z text/html en French secretary of state for European Affairs on an official visit to Bucharest http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038386.html 2014-09-02 11:33:53 The French secretary of state for European Affairs Harlem Desir is paying a two-day official visit to Romania, (...) 2014-09-02T09:33:53Z text/html en PM Ponta: Long-standing relations with China – a facilitator for joint agriculture, energy, infrastructure projects http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038378.html 2014-09-02 07:49:13   Chinese PM Li Keqiang expressed his conviction that Ponta's visit to China is important for promoting China-Europe (...) 2014-09-02T05:49:13Z text/html en Opposition alliance to file censure motion on alleged government attempt of election fraud http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038379.html 2014-09-02 07:47:09 The Christian Liberal Alliance (ACL, Opposition, made up of National Liberal Party – PNL and Democratic Liberal (...) 2014-09-02T05:47:09Z text/html en Romania steel exports worth 611 million lei over four months http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038380.html 2014-09-02 07:46:25 Romania's steel and iron exports over the first four months of 2014 amounted to 611.3 million lei (1 leu = 0.2273 (...) 2014-09-02T05:46:25Z text/html en INS: Arrivals in tourist units go up 3.7 per cent in July http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038381.html 2014-09-02 07:45:41 Arrivals and overnights in tourist units in Romania went up 3.7 per cent and 4.1 per cent, respectively, in July (...) 2014-09-02T05:45:41Z text/html en Central Bank forex reserves down 33 M euros in August http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038382.html 2014-09-02 07:44:54 The National Bank of Romania's (BNR) foreign exchange reserves were down by 33 million euros to 30.875 billion euros (...) 2014-09-02T05:44:54Z text/html en Cardinal Leonardo SANDRI asks other countries in the region to respect the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic clergy and their work for the freedom of a sovereign country in Europe http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038377.html 2014-09-01 16:47:47 In an interview with the Romanian public TV station, Cardinal Sandri, the Vatican’s Prefect for Oriental (...) 2014-09-01T14:47:47Z text/html en Ponta starts visit to China http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038373.html 2014-09-01 00:00:32 Ponta's agenda includes official talks with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang today, when the two should sign (...) 2014-08-31T22:00:32Z text/html en Ponta: We support EU High Representative to be incumbent Italian ForMin http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038374.html 2014-08-31 23:56:39 Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta said on Saturday that the European Social Democrat leaders' meeting in Paris (...) 2014-08-31T21:56:39Z text/html en Basescu says learned from Brussels Romania made two commissioner nominations http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038375.html 2014-08-31 23:49:43 President Traian Basescu said on Saturday that he was surprised to learn Romania has made two nominations for (...) 2014-08-31T21:49:43Z text/html en MEDICAL HOLIDAYS WITH MALAYSIA HEALTHCARE http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038376.html 2014-08-31 23:46:44 For outstanding yet affordable medical treatment in a country with great climate, fantastic infrastructure and (...) 2014-08-31T21:46:44Z text/html en Romania President Traian Basescu calls on EU, NATO allies to provide weapons to Ukrainian army, says financial, military, energy sanctions on Russia are needed http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038372.html 2014-08-29 17:33:32 President Traian Basescu said at at a meeting with Romanian ambassadors on Friday that a major escalation of (...) 2014-08-29T15:33:32Z text/html en FMP's Diaconescu: People's Movement Foundation will support Elena Udrea in the presidential race http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038366.html 2014-08-29 06:42:53 Chairman of the People's Movement Foundation (FMP) Cristian Diaconescu has announced on Thursday that the foundation (...) 2014-08-29T04:42:53Z text/html en FM Corlatean: Latest developments in Ukraine require CSAT response and assessment http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038367.html 2014-08-29 06:42:23 Minister of Foreign Affairs Titus Corlatean said on Thursday that the latest developments in Ukraine would require (...) 2014-08-29T04:42:23Z text/html en Traian Basescu and Catherine Ashton consider security situation in eastern Ukraine to be ‘extremely concerning' http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038368.html 2014-08-29 06:38:50 President Traian Basescu on Thursday at the Cotroceni Palace welcomed Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the (...) 2014-08-29T04:38:50Z text/html en Gov't approves GEO on local elected, 45-day deadline for shifting parties http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038369.html 2014-08-29 06:36:53 The Government approved the Emergency Ordinance allowing the local elected to opt in 45 days since the law coming (...) 2014-08-29T04:36:53Z text/html en American embassy worried about timing of government ordinance on local elected officials http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038370.html 2014-08-29 06:35:54 The embassy of the United States in Bucharest voiced ‘concern' on the timing of the draft government emergency (...) 2014-08-29T04:35:54Z text/html en ‘Russian troops deployed' in Ukraine – Poroshenko http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038371.html 2014-08-29 06:33:55 Ukraine's president has cancelled a visit to Turkey, citing “Russian troop deployments” in the country's east, the BBC (...) 2014-08-29T04:33:55Z text/html en Iasi-Ungheni pipeline inaugurated by Romanian and Moldovan PMs http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038356.html 2014-08-28 04:05:25 The Iasi-Ungheni pipeline was inaugurated on Wednesday by the Prime Minister of Romania and the Republic of (...) 2014-08-28T02:05:25Z text/html en IMF's Christine Lagarde ‘under investigation' http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038357.html 2014-08-28 04:02:07 French authorities have formally opened a negligence investigation into Christine Lagarde, the head of the (...) 2014-08-28T02:02:07Z text/html en Controversial draft on political affiliation of local elected officials published on Development Ministry website http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038358.html 2014-08-28 04:00:23 The draft ordinance that would allow local elected officials to opt, within ten days since its coming into force, (...) 2014-08-28T02:00:23Z text/html en Subsidies for social insurance budget total RON 7.88 bn in first seven months http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038359.html 2014-08-28 03:59:08 The subsidies for the social insurance budget, from which the state pays pensions, totaled 7.88 billion lei in the (...) 2014-08-28T01:59:08Z text/html en Brokers: investing in energy companies can yield 3-5 times more than bank interests http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038360.html 2014-08-28 03:58:25 The top six energy companies listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) have important gain potential, 3-5 times (...) 2014-08-28T01:58:25Z text/html en Romania not yet ready for decentralization of tourism classification, authorization http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038361.html 2014-08-28 03:57:50 The tourism decentralization strategy drafted by the Department for SMEs, Business Environment and Tourism (...) 2014-08-28T01:57:50Z text/html en Office space transactions total, in Bucharest, over 132,000 sq m in H1, survey says http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038362.html 2014-08-28 03:57:10 Office space transactions totaled, in Bucharest, in the first six months of 2014, over 132,000 sq m, and in the (...) 2014-08-28T01:57:10Z text/html en Arrears to local budgets at over RON 200 ml as of end-July http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038363.html 2014-08-28 03:56:38 At the end of July 2014, payments more than 90 days past due (arrears) owed to the general budgets of (...) 2014-08-28T01:56:38Z text/html en Competition Council and OECD experts to check up competition legislation for inconsistencies http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038364.html 2014-08-28 03:55:59 The Competition Council and experts of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development are planning to (...) 2014-08-28T01:55:59Z text/html en Defence Minister Dusa met Azeri counterpart Hasanov: We discussed important regional security issues http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038365.html 2014-08-28 03:55:00 Romania's Defence Minister Mircea Dusa said Wednesday, after a meeting in Bucharest with Azeri Defence Minister (...) 2014-08-28T01:55:00Z text/html en Gov't postpones increase of natural gas price for households http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038345.html 2014-08-27 07:43:23 The Romanian state reserves the right of postponing the implementation of the schedule for the liberalization of (...) 2014-08-27T05:43:23Z text/html en European Commission calls into question Oltchim privatization http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038346.html 2014-08-27 07:42:30 The European Commission has asked Romania to provide details on the privatization of Oltchim chemicals factory, (...) 2014-08-27T05:42:30Z text/html en PNL's Johannis: You will never see me making personal attacks http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038347.html 2014-08-27 07:41:41 PNL (National Liberal Party) chairman Klaus Johannis, ACL's (the Christian Liberal Alliance of the National Liberal (...) 2014-08-27T05:41:41Z text/html en VIG claims H1 pre-tax profit of EUR 1 M in Romania http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038348.html 2014-08-27 07:41:03 Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) recorded in Romania, in H1 2014, a pre-tax profit of 1 million euros, compared to a (...) 2014-08-27T05:41:03Z text/html en Non-government loans decline for third consecutive month http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038349.html 2014-08-27 07:40:39 Non-government loans continue their decline in Romania; the amount of household and corporate loans in July was (...) 2014-08-27T05:40:39Z text/html en PM Ponta attends Ro-Ro vessel inauguration at Daewoo Mangalia shipyard http://www.romaniapress.com/news-10038350.html 2014-08-27 07:40:08 Prime Minister Victor Ponta, accompanied by Economy Minister Constantin Nita and Transport Minister Ioan Rus, on (...) 2014-08-27T05:40:08Z text/html en