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Scientific research accuses the government

April 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
It already became a tradition for Romanian scientists to win, each year, a top place at the International Inventions Salon of Geneva, due to the value and originality of their...

Business»

Swiss – Romanian cooperation,  CHF 2.5 M to fight money-laundering

Swiss – Romanian cooperation, CHF 2.5 M to fight money-laundering

April 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Romanian Minister of Public Finance Ioana Maria Petrescu and Swiss Ambassador to Bucharest Jean Hubert Lebet signed Tuesday a project agreement as part of “Fighting Money...

Politics»

EP candidates at the starting line

EP candidates at the starting line

April 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Central Electoral Bureau has finalized the EP candidacies, the elections campaign for the May 25 elections set to officially start this week. The candidates for one...

Social»

Southern Romania flooded,  four dead, 250 people evacuated

Southern Romania flooded, four dead, 250 people evacuated

April 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Easter holidays did not bring joy to all Romanians, as the southern part was plagued by severe flooding, the most affected counties being Teleorman, Giurgiu, Ialomita...

World»

MAE’s Podgorean welcomes South Korea’s ambassador

April 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
State Secretary for Political Analysis and Parliament with Romania’s Foreign Ministry (MAE) Radu Podgorean on Tuesday welcomed South Korea’s ambassador to Romania Park...

Recent Articles

Swiss – Romanian cooperation, CHF 2.5 M to fight money-laundering

Romanian Minister of Public Finance Ioana Maria Petrescu and Swiss Ambassador to Bucharest Jean Hubert Lebet signed Tuesday a project agreement as part of “Fighting Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing”, a Swiss-Romanian cooperation programme. The beneficiary of the CHF 2.15 million non-refundable funds project is the National Office for the Prevention and Combat of Money [...]

Conflict between Ukraine and Russia enhances Romania’s export outlook on grain market

At the start of the year, Romania exported agri-food products worth EUR 360.8 million, particularly corn and wheat. The conflict between Russia and Ukraine might offer Romania the chance to become an important contributor to the grain market in the Black Sea Basin this year, given that Ukraine has stopped growing crops in the areas [...]

Southern Romania flooded, four dead, 250 people evacuated

The Easter holidays did not bring joy to all Romanians, as the southern part was plagued by severe flooding, the most affected counties being Teleorman, Giurgiu, Ialomita and Prahova. Minister of Interior, Deputy Prime Minister Gabriel Oprea, stated that four of the persons who went missing in the areas hit by the recent floods were [...]

EP candidates at the starting line

The Central Electoral Bureau has finalized the EP candidacies, the elections campaign for the May 25 elections set to officially start this week. The candidates for one of Romania’s 32 seats within the European Parliament have overcome the first hurdle – finalizing their candidacies – after the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) announced that 15 parties [...]

Rainy Easter for most Romanians

Politicians took advantage of the Easter holidays to raise their public profile. Despite the rainy weather casting a shadow on this year’s Easter holidays, Romanians spent their mini-vacations traveling to various resorts, most of them opting for mountain resorts and rural inns, and some choosing the Bulgarian seaside. Politicians also outdid themselves in enhancing their [...]

Bosch Cluj factory to open on May 9

A Bosch factory in the central Romanian county of Cluj will open on May 9. It is already the recipient of an ‘Automotive Electronics Speed Award’ for the record time in which it was built, according to a press release of the group. The Bosch team that took part in the construction of the Cluj [...]

Novartis buys GlaxoSmithKline’s oncology unit for USD 14.5 bn

On Tuesday, the drug giants Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline unveiled a series of transactions worth more than USD 20 billion that fundamentally transform both companies, focusing Novartis’s scope without significantly hitting its revenue and turning Glaxo into a vaccines-and-consumer-drugs powerhouse, according to Wall Street Journal. Basel-based Novartis will acquire Glaxo’s oncology unit for around USD 14.5 [...]

Romanian films at Cannes 2014

Short movie “It can pass through the walls” by Radu Jude at Quinzaine des Realisateurs, the short movie “L1-L5” with Ana Ularu, in the Short Film Corner. Two Romanian short films were selected at the Cannes Festival held between May 14 and 25. Starring Ana Ularu in the main role, the short “L1-L5” directed by [...]

Over 50 companies establish Romanian Exporters’ Association

Over 50 companies established the Romanian Exporters’ Association (AREX), which supports and represents the interests of Romanian companies conducting international trade transactions, according to a release of the newly established Association. The AREX establishment project was initiated at the end of last year and was supported in a first stage by over 50 companies which [...]

More than 40 cruise liners to arrive in Constanta

More than 40 cruise ships with American and German tourists meant to sail to Odessa this year will avoid the Ukrainian harbour due to tensions in the region and will replace it with Constanta Port. The first cruiser is Artania with 1,051 American tourists that went into Constanta Port on Sunday, April 20 at 8 [...]