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Humility and national pride

July 28th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
When he was still playing as much football as he was doing politics, Viktor Orban was a liberal. Those were the years of the fall of the communism and being a liberal probably...

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Eurobarometer: Romanians, most optimistic for EU future

Eurobarometer: Romanians, most optimistic for EU future

July 28th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The economic situation remains one of the main concerns. For the first time since the beginning of the financial crisis seven years ago, more Europeans think the economic...

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Maior: Strategic partnership with USA has a component from unseen field of intelligence services too

July 28th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) director SRI George Maior said on Monday that the security focal point of our country is given by the strategic partnership with the...

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Minister of Health denies increase  of health contributions

Minister of Health denies increase of health contributions

July 28th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Reaction follows a secretary of state with the Ministry of Health who said yesterday that the contribution for healthcare might increase by up to 14 per cent. The officials...

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Libya warns of ‘humanitarian  disaster’ over fuel fire

Libya warns of ‘humanitarian disaster’ over fuel fire

July 28th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Heavy smoke rises from Brega oil-depot in Tripoli, Libya, on July 28, 2014. Shells fired by fighting rival militias fell accidentally on an oil depot on early Monday, causing...

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Eurobarometer: Romanians, most optimistic for EU future

The economic situation remains one of the main concerns. For the first time since the beginning of the financial crisis seven years ago, more Europeans think the economic situation will improve in the next 12 months and almost three out of four people do not expect a negative trend, according to the Standard Eurobarometer survey, [...]

Libya warns of ‘humanitarian disaster’ over fuel fire

Heavy smoke rises from Brega oil-depot in Tripoli, Libya, on July 28, 2014. Shells fired by fighting rival militias fell accidentally on an oil depot on early Monday, causing a huge explosion and the heavy smoke could be seen miles away. At least 97 people were killed and 404 others wounded in the recent battles [...]

Maior: Strategic partnership with USA has a component from unseen field of intelligence services too

The Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) director SRI George Maior said on Monday that the security focal point of our country is given by the strategic partnership with the USA which has a visible, military element, and one less visible ‘from the unseen field of the intelligence services’. ‘Our country’s security pivot is given by the [...]

Minister of Health denies increase of health contributions

Reaction follows a secretary of state with the Ministry of Health who said yesterday that the contribution for healthcare might increase by up to 14 per cent. The officials of the Ministry of Health issue opposing statements regarding the increase of healthcare contributions. Initially, secretary of state with the Ministry of Health Dorel Sandesc said [...]

Survey: SRI and DNA slightly rise in population’s confidence

According to a survey conducted by INSCOP Research on July 1-6, ordered by the “Adevarul” newspaper, the institutions operating in the field of national order and security involved in sounding cases of corruption improved their image in the eyes of Romanians. Thus, in the hierarchy of confidence in executive institutions, the Army 67.6 pc (up [...]

Braila Rolling Mill resumes production in August

The Rolling Mill based in Braila will resume production from August 4, after the company had been conserved and no longer operated since December 2012, when it was managed by Mechel, the current Braila Rolling Mill owner Invest Nikarom announced on Monday. During the conservation, only 20 of the 300 Rolling Mill staff have been [...]

Private pensions system, assets worth RON 17.5 bn

The total assets under administration in the entire system of private pensions in late June amounted to RON 17.5 billion (18.42 per cent higher than December 31, 2013), reports a press release of the Financial Supervisory Authority. The value of the total assets calculated in EUR is about 4 billion. As a percentage of the [...]

Market of office space transactions in Bucharest up 27 pc in H1

The market of office space transactions in Bucharest rose by 27 percent in the first half of 2014, compared to the same period of 2013, up to a total volume of 132,009 square meters, shows an analysis of ESOP Consulting. The engine of the market was the relocation segment, which advanced by 61 percent as [...]

Volksbank concluded the sale of bad loans package

Volksbank reduced its portfolio by selling a package of bad mortgage loans, with a total value of ER 495 M, reads a communique. The bank sold this portfolio to a consortium of foreign investors, comprising Deutsche Bank, AnaCap Financial Partners LLP, H.I.G Capital International Advisers and APS Holding SE.  “The reduction of the bad loans [...]

Medieval Sighisoara Festival honoring 700 years of chivalry wraps up

The Sighisoara Medieval Festival ends this Sunday at midnight with fireworks and a torchlight parade. Artistic director of the 22nd edition of the Sighisoara Medieval Festival, Liviu Pancu, on Sunday told AGERPRES that the event, which this year unfurled under the motto ‘Jacques de Molay – 700 years of chivalry’ was a success, which means [...]