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CEC Bank loan granted to Ioana Basescu found compliant with lender's internal rules
Dec. 09 -- BUCHAREST -- The loan released by CEC Bank to Ioana Basescu was in compliance with the banking institution's internal rules and with the central bank's prudential regulations, head of the National Bank's Supervision Directorate Nicolae Cinteza declared on Monday.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Chevron resumes Romania shale search operations after protest
U.S. oil major Chevron started work again at its shale exploration site in eastern Romania on Sunday, a day after hundreds of anti-fracking protesters stopped operations there.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Bucharest opens first ice supermarket for Christmas
From this weekend to Christmas Eve, the Profi ice shop, installed in the central George Enescu Square, offers to customers more than 500 very diverse products, from food to clothes.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Final suspect in Dutch art heist arrested
BUCHAREST, Romania British police have arrested the final suspect in the theft of paintings by Matisse, Picasso and Monet from a Dutch museum.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
BRIEF: Cinteza: Transaction on selling RIB ends on Wednesday, Getin...
Dec. 05 -- BUCHAREST -- The transaction on selling the Romanian International Bank ended on December 4 and the Getin group of Poland is fully-fledged shareholder, head of the surveillance directorate of the National Bank of Romania Nicolae Cinteza told the Romanian Banking Forum on Thursday.
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Why Europe does not need Ukraine without Russia
The European family does not really care about Ukraine, nor does it care about Russia.
Ex-Romanian diplomat Ionescu back in court to ask for postponement
Former Romanian diplomat Silviu Ionescu, who was convicted for causing two hit-and-run accidents in Singapore in 2009, appeared in a Bucharest court again on Thursday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Times of Israel
Romanian film about Jewish bank robbers makes waves
"Nobody exactly knows to this day what really happened," Romanian film director Nae Caranfil says of the Ionid Gang, a group of Jewish intellectuals and high ranking Communist Party members who executed the most famous bank robbery behind the Iron Curtain.
TAROM resumes Bucharest-Geneva flights after more than 22 years
Greece approves gas pipeline deal
Construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline is to begin in 2015. In other business news: Romania's president balks at a standby deal with the European Commission and the IMF.
Flamingo International Sa (Fla) - Strategic Swot Analysis Review - New Market Study Published
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India Auto News
Renault Duster for Army and Police parades in Romania
Renault 's Dacia Duster compact crossover, jointly produced by French automakers Renault and Romanian subsidiary Dacia since 2010, was the highlight of the traditional military parade held annually at 'Arcul de Triumf' located in northern part of Bucharest.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
BRIEF: Stock market closes 0.06 percent higher on Tuesday
Dec. 03 -- BUCHAREST -- The quotations of the shares traded on Bucharest Stock Exchange advanced 0.06 percent on average on Tuesday, as shown by the BET-C composite index, while all the other stock market indices dropped.
PM Ponta meets President Basescu at presidential palace
Dec. 03 -- BUCHAREST -- Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has arrived at Cotroceni presidential Palace on Tuesday, where he discusses with President Traian Basescu about the memorandum with the International Monetary Fund , which the head of state has refused to approve.
Basescu pays private visit to Chisinau, congratulates Moldovans for EU step
Until recently, Romanian President Traian Basescu had been 'worried' that he might have ended his second term-in-office too, without the Republic of Moldova's having set off on the road to the European Union, but he added that once the EU Association Agreement was initialed, such a risk no longer exists.
Romanians March Against Controversial Gold Mine, Ukrainian Opposition Leaders Meet EU's Fuele
A crowd estimated at from 4,000 to 7,000 gathered in Bucharest 1 September in the largest of several street protests across the country after the government moved to restart a gold mining project that could pose environmental hazards and destroy historical heritage, AFP writes.
Thai protesters swarm into Government House
Thai anti-government protesters have broken through a gate and forced their way into the prime minister's office compound as police stood by and watched.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Motley Fool
Will Ancient Ghosts Scare Away This Gold Miner?
Every once in awhile local papers publish sensational stories about some excavation project halted because a historical artifact was found, bringing the work to a screeching halt.