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Transylvania Draws Charles, Blue Bloods Back to Romania
Like Transylvania itself, the century's-old estate owned by Gregor and Alexander Roy-Chowdhury in the Carpathian mountains of central Romania is a work in progress. The Austria-born Hungarian aristocrats are toiling to give the Mikes estate, once confiscated by the communists, a new life and create jobs in the village of Zabala, where horse-drawn hay carts ply the roads and the closest ...(9/18/2014 9:24:53 AM)
Russia playing games with gas supplies to spread concern: Romania
By Luiza Ilie BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's energy minister said on Tuesday Russia was playing games with gas supplies to cause concerns in EU states, after analysts warned that Moscow could use the flows to retaliate against sanctions imposed over its role in Ukraine. Razvan Nicolescu said Russia's state-owned Gazprom had warned of an imminent 10 percent cut in gas to the country on Monday ...(9/16/2014 7:19:26 AM)
Top candidate campaigns to be Romania's president
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's prime minister has launched his campaign for the presidency, the country's top political office, promising a more united country than his predecessor has achieved.(9/12/2014 1:07:21 PM)
Romania's prime minister launches his campaign for the presidency
Romania's prime minister has launched his campaign for the presidency, the country's top political office, promising a more united country than his predecessor has achieved.(9/12/2014 1:24:22 PM)
10-man Romania beats host Greece 1-0
PIRAEUS, Greece (AP) — Ciprian Marica scored a 10th-minute penalty before being sent off in the second half as Romania beat Greece 1-0 away in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier on Sunday.(9/7/2014 6:24:29 PM)
Fitch Affirms Romania at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable
LONDON, September 05 Fitch Ratings has affirmed Romania's Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating at 'BBB-' and local currency IDR at 'BBB'. The Outlooks are Stable. The issue ratings on Romania's ...(9/5/2014 4:10:51 PM)
Romania allows local party-swapping, critics see threat to democracy
Romania's government approved a temporary emergency ordinance on Thursday to let local administrations change political affiliations in a pre-election move it says will unblock policymaking but which critics say threatens democracy. Romania will hold a presidential election on Nov. 2 and Prime Minister Victor Ponta of the leftist Social Democrat Party (PSD) is widely tipped to win it. Centre ...(8/28/2014 10:29:14 AM)
Dacia Thrives as Europe’s Cheapest Cars Revive Romania
Viorel Oprea practically shudders as he recalls working at the Dacia auto factory in communist Romania. The plant in the town of Mioveni was a tumbledown collection of gray-concrete buildings surrounded by rusty barbed-wire fences. In the summer it was a sweatshop, and in the winter Oprea had to layer three coats to stay warm.(9/12/2014 3:54:59 AM)
Romania: ex deputy PM gets prison for tax evasion
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A former Romanian deputy prime minister and businessman has been handed a four-year prison sentence for selling property to the national lottery at inflated prices and not declaring tax.(8/25/2014 7:39:38 AM)
Romania president says Exxon, Petrom gas investment at $4-5 bln
Romania's top oil and gas group Petrom and U.S. major ExxonMobil will need to invest $4-5 billion to extract gas from a Black Sea field, provided additional data confirms their find, President Traian Basescu ...(9/3/2014 8:08:33 AM)
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