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5 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

European Commission calls into question Oltchim privatization

The European Commission has asked Romania to provide details on the privatization of Oltchim chemicals factory, following suspicions of the state not behaving like a private investor, and taking over Petrom's Arpechim refinery might create advantages to this oil company, Competition Council chair Bogdan Chiritoiu told Agerpres.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Nine O'Clock

Romania to host the 2014 CONTRACTOR Construction Entrepreneurs Expo Conference

Romanian capital Bucharest is going to be the host in November of the 2014 CONTRACTOR Construction Entrepreneurs Expo Conference, among the participants to be Claudio Lautizi, the general manager of Salini Impregilo, one of the largest construction companies in Europe currently building the Sebes-Turda and Lugoj-Deva motorway segments in Romania, ... (more)

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Nine O'Clock

Arielle Malard de Rothschild nominated in the board of Electrica

The Department of Energy of the Ministry of Economy nominated on Sunday managing director and vice president for Eastern Europe of Rothschild & Co.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Biden Sends A Clear Message To Putin About Georgia, As Ukraine Intervention Continues

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden walks in front of an honor guard at Otopeni international airport near Bucharest, Romania, on May 20, 2014.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Cosmote expands LTE in south with ZTE

The deal is expected to require construction of more than 3,000 base stations. Cosmote Romania launched commercial services in April 2013 in the 1800MHz band, achieving 4G coverage of more than 40% of the urban population of the country across 20 cities by July 2014, according to TeleGeography's GlobalComms Database, which adds that Cosmote is ... (more)

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Trend

Azerbaijan, Romania to discuss prospects of military-technical cooperation in Bucharest

The negotiations will be held on August 27-28 as part of Azerbaijani Minister of Defense Zakir Hasanov's official visit to Romania.

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Nine O'Clock

Nuclearelectrica to contribute 2 million euros to two nuclear reactors

The extraordinary meeting of the shareholders of state-owned Nuclearelectrica nuclear power company approved on Friday the company's contribution of a maximum of two million euros to a contractor company for building the 3rd and 4th reactors of the Cernavoda power plant; the company informed the Bucharest Stock Exchange on Monday about this ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Nine O'Clock

Businessman Copos handed down final 4-year prison sentence in Lottery case

Romanian businessman George Copos has been handed down a final four-year prison sentence in Lottery I case, following a decision made by Bucharest Court on Monday.

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Jerusalem Post

Shall we forever live by the sword?

Twenty-four years ago I fell in love with my wife and life partner, Galia. I was then 26 years old, the secretary general of Kibbutz Ein Hashofet.

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Nine O'Clock

PSD congress validating Ponta's candidacy for President due on...

Social-Democratic Party leader, Prime Minister Victor Ponta announced on Friday that the Social Democrats will most likely hold a congress on September 12 to validate his presidential candidacy; the launch ceremony will be held on September 20. 'We shall most likely hold the congress that will validate the election results in all county ... (more)

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Korea Herald

Forum exhibits Korean wrapping cloths

Traditional Korean wrapping cloths, or "bojagi," and modern interpretations of them are being showcased on Jejudo Island until Aug. 28. Artists from more than 10 countries, including Korea, the U.S., Australia, Canada, France and Japan, present their interpretations of bojagi and what the craft means to them in the context of today's culture.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Magnificent Transylvania will take you through what was once the wild edges of Europe

Follow in the footsteps of Vlad the Impaler on a road trip through Romania's magnificent Transylvania, with medieval towns straight from a fairytale I wandered through cobblestone streets, dazzled by the colourful medieval and renaissance architecture, the citadels on the hillsides looking down, picture-perfectly framed by the forested mountain ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Nine O'Clock

Financial watchdog: Market capitalization down in H1 for companies listed on Bucharest Stock Exchange

The market capitalization of the companies listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange totalled 131.569 billion lei at the end of the first half-year, down by 2.26 billion lei from end-December 2013, accounting for 19.86 percent of the gross domestic product estimated for 2014, says the Financial Supervisory Authority in a release to AGERPRES on ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Star Online

Romanian court frees former prime minister Nastase on parole

A Romanian court ordered former prime minister Adrian Nastase be released on parole on Thursday after serving the required third of a 4-1/2-year sentence for corruption.

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Trend

Ovidiu Folcut: Azerbaijan Studies Center is first of its kind in Romania

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 Trend: The Azerbaijan Studies Center opened under the Romanian-American University with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation is the first of its kind in Romania, the Romanian-American University rector Ovidiu Folcut said.

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Examiner.com

Art & Antiques by Dr Lori Verderame Architecture of Bucharest Romania

Bucharest is Romania 's municipal, cultural, industrial, and financial center. It is best known for its glorious Belle Epoque buildings and reputation for enjoying the high life.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Europa Royale Hotel offers excellent location in Bucharest's historic center

Whether it's a visit to Bucharest for business or pleasure, the Europa Royale Hotel offers an excellent, central location with the modern amenities expected of a recently-developed property.

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NJ.com

Foodie vacation destination: Old-world tradition in Bucharest

There's no better place in Bucharest for food or a cold drink than Caru cu Bere, a fabled restaurant in the Old City that has been serving cold beer, spicy sausages and a lot more since the last year of the 19th century.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Nine O'Clock

ForMin's State Secretary Aurescu meets with Canadian jet crews stationed in Romania

State Secretary for Strategic Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs , Bogdan Aurescu, has visited, on Tuesday, at the invitation of the Canadian side, the 71st Airbase in Campia Turzii , the military airmen and the CF-18 military aircraft stationed in Romania, the visit being attended also by Canada's ambassador to Bucharest Joanne Lemay.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

SETimes news

Balkans take precautions against spread of Ebola

Experts warn that Ebola is a major threat to the region and could be used as a weapon by terrorists.

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