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SNCO Academy holds first-ever mobile training course in Romania

2018-06-26 11:52:00
BOBEC AIR BASE, Romania (AFNS) -- Three instructors from the U.S. Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy traveled to Boboc Air Base, Buzău, Romania, to hold the first ever Senior NCO mobile education course June 8-22, 2018. The SNCOA mobile ...

Cigarette smuggling drops to 16.1% in Romania in May

2018-06-26 08:30:00
Cigarette smuggling decreased by 1.1 percentage points to 16.1% in total consumption in May compared to March, according to a Novel Research study. Yet, the share remains higher than the 16% annual average recorded in 2017 and well above the 10% EU average.

Most of Romania under torrential rain alerts on Wednesday

2018-06-26 07:40:00
The Romanian meteorologists have issued two alerts of torrential rain for Wednesday, June 27, which cover most of the country. One of them is a yellow alert and is valid between 03:00 and 23:00 on June 27. Meteorologists say that the rainfall will expand ...

Death of 340 orphans in communist-era Romania brought to prosecutors’ attention

2018-06-26 06:00:00
The Institute for the Investigation of the Crimes of Communism (IICCMER) has filed a denouncement for inhuman treatment with the Romanian General Prosecutor’s Office in the case of the children who were admitted in the Siret Neuropsychiatry Hospital for ...

BNR consultant: Romania’s central bank has no intention to limit lending

2018-06-26 05:30:00
Romania’s National Bank (BNR) has no intention to limit lending, but tries to avoid population’s over-indebtedness, said Adrian Vasilescu, BNR’s strategy consultant. Romania has the lowest financial intermediation share to GDP in the EU, as the BNR ...

The Force looks to be with Serinus Energy as it seeks oil in Tunisia and Romania

2018-06-26 04:51:00
Anyone who has seen one of the recent Stars Wars films will know what Serinus Energy PLC’s (LON:SENX) acreage in the south of Tunisia looks like. It’s real Lawrence of Arabia country says Jeffrey Auld, chief executive, but like many places that look ...

Romania is fifth in EU by grapevine surface

2018-06-26 04:30:00
Romania is fifth in the EU by the surface cultivated with grapevine, after Spain, France, Italy and Portugal, according to data of the Association of Wine Exporters and Producers (APEV), quoted by local Ziarul Financiar. Moldova, Oltenia and Muntenia’s ...

Annual lending growth slows to 6.4% in Romania in May, savings increase

2018-06-26 03:30:00
Lending to households and companies increased by 6.4% year on year (y/y) to RON 239.1 billion (EUR 51.5 billion) in May, moderating from 6.8% y/y in April, according to Romania’s National Bank (BNR) data. The RON-denominated loans to households jumped by ...

AkzoNobel to achieve number one position in Romania with acquisition of Fabryo

2018-06-26 03:14:00
AkzoNobel - the leading company in paints and coatings in the world, and also the manufacturer of the Dulux paint brand has signed an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares of Fabryo Corporation S.R.L. (Fabryo), becoming the leader in the Romanian ...