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Brussels Forum (March 20-22): “The Russia File”-I

April 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
For me, the most important question posed during debates for the tenth edition of the “Brussels Forum”, organized during March 20 – 22, this year, was “What would...

Business»

Companies that rekindle Romanian industry: Gasoil Group – professionalism and perseverance are the trump card of our success (I)

Companies that rekindle Romanian industry: Gasoil Group – professionalism and perseverance are the trump card of our success (I)

April 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Interview with CEO Radu Mircescu   * Gasoil is a company with 100 per cent Romanian capital * Romania’s oil resources and reserves are important, being estimated...

Politics»

Senators green light nepotism. Lower Chamber is next

Senators green light nepotism. Lower Chamber is next

April 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The draft law amending the Criminal Code in order to allow civil servants to hire relatives up to 2nd degree of kinship without facing sanctions for conflict of interests...

Social»

Spring provides rich offer of gifts at Palm Sunday and Easter fairs

Spring provides rich offer of gifts at Palm Sunday and Easter fairs

April 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
People seeking Palm Sunday and Easter gifts have a lot to choose from these days, as many fairs are opening their gates in order to greet visitors with a rich offer. Similarly...

World»

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan  pays official visit to Romania

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pays official visit to Romania

April 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The president of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan  pays an official visit to Romania on Wednesday, during which he will be welcomed by his counterpart, Klaus...

Recent Articles

Companies that rekindle Romanian industry: Gasoil Group – professionalism and perseverance are the trump card of our success (I)

Interview with CEO Radu Mircescu   * Gasoil is a company with 100 per cent Romanian capital * Romania’s oil resources and reserves are important, being estimated at USD 150 bln to USD 250 bln * Romania is far too dependent on two oil and gas companies * What is needed is a free market [...]

Senators green light nepotism. Lower Chamber is next

The draft law amending the Criminal Code in order to allow civil servants to hire relatives up to 2nd degree of kinship without facing sanctions for conflict of interests has been silently adopted by the Senate. The bill had initially received a negative opinion from both the Ministry of Justice and the Legal Committee of [...]

Piraeus Bank Romania, gross profit of EUR 2.1 M in 2014

Piraeus Bank Romania registered a gross profit of EUR 2.1 M in 2014 and had assets worth approximately EUR 2 bln at the end of last year, bank representatives announced on Tuesday. The total value of offered loans surpassed EUR 1.4 bln, registering a slight drop compared to 2013. The volume of newly offered loans [...]

Interview with Eduard Hellvig, director of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) (I): An intelligence service in a consolidated democracy has no business in the political competition

Eduard Hellvig, director of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI), stated, in an interview granted to Agerpres, that in order to fulfill its purpose of protecting national security, the SRI must remain outside any political games. “There were situations in the recent past in which it was attempted to draw the Service into political games and [...]

BVB: 10 to 20 companies could be listed on AeRO in 2015

Ten to twenty private companies seeking financing could be listed this year on AeRO, the Bucharest Stock Exchange’s (BVB) new market for SMEs and start-ups. A company’s financing needs total approximately EUR 500,000, Bogdan Mugescu, specialist within BVB, stated for Agerpres. “This year we estimate that 10 to 20 private companies will be listed. If [...]

Romania – EU agricultural powerhouse in 2014

The National Statistics Institute (INS) has presented its data on Romania’s agricultural production in 2014. Thus, the INS offers badly needed statistical data. So far all statements concerning agricultural activity were based on the estimates of international organizations or of the Agriculture Ministry, all having a significant margin of error. The INS data show that [...]

Brussels Forum (March 20-22): “The Russia File”-I

For me, the most important question posed during debates for the tenth edition of the “Brussels Forum”, organized during March 20 – 22, this year, was “What would be the topics dominating the agenda, what would discussions focus on, at the 2025 edition of the Brussels forum?” The attendants answered in 60 seconds, and the [...]

GE’s Distributed Power supporting Romania’s largest municipal gas engine district heating investment

With the Energy Efficiency Law of Romania and financial incentives for cogeneration driving the central European country to adopt more energy efficiency practices, energy services company Bepco srl today showcased the success   of producing heat and power in high efficiency cogeneration through the four combined heat and power (CHP) plants at the heart of a [...]

Dacia Duster Ambulance, new offer for emergency services

Dacia together with Romturingia, a company specializing in the conversion and arrangement of car bodies, announce the delivery of the first Duster vehicle for ambulance services. The project focused on developing a vehicle for the transport of sick persons, a vehicle adapted for use in the most difficult terrain conditions. The result of the cooperation [...]

Corruption suspects not to be showcased in handcuffs anymore if a PSD bill is adopted

PSD Senator Serban Nicolae wants to change the Code of Criminal Procedure so that the suspects of non-violent crimes such as abuse of office, influence peddling or bribery are no handcuffed anymore. The bill has received a negative opinion from the Government, but not from the Human Rights Committee as well, who issued a positive [...]