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Romania: are rapeseed production and exports to hit another high in 2017/18?

2017-03-21 05:26:00
The European Commission estimates that the 2017/18 season will be more successful for the EU in respect of rapeseed production. The European rapeseed harvest may rise to 22.13 MMT (20 MMT in 2016/17) owing to favorable weather conditions in the top ...

Massive measles outbreak in Romania: A warning to the US?

2017-03-21 05:14:00
When it comes to the measles, antivaxers love to repeat a series of talking points. One is that measles is not a dangerous disease and was considered a normal part of childhood 50 or 60 years ago. This is what I like to refer to as the “Brady Bunch ...

Romania’s tax agency sells part of private cemetery at discounted price

2017-03-21 05:08:00
Romania’s tax agency ANAF wants to sell a 6,000-sqm land plot that is part of a cemetery in the city of Slatina, southern Romania, for a discounted price. The agency is selling this land plot to recover a debt from the owner, local firm Ecumenic Funerar ...

Romania's Electric Castle Festival add Franz Ferdinand, UNKLE, Paul Van Dyk

2017-03-21 04:51:00
Romania's leading music festival for rock and electronic music, Electric Castle, has just announced some big names, including: Franz Ferdinand, Paul Van Dyk, Zedd, Unkle, Cassy, Mike Skinner, Mistajam. They join the likes of Alt-J, Moderat, Noisa, and ...

Cretu: European Commission wants more details on Romania’s hike of pensions and salaries

2017-03-21 04:45:00
The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, is waiting for documents from the Romanian government on the sustainability of the planned hikes of salaries and pensions and for proofs that such measures won’t exceed the budget deficit ...

Czech sports betting will sponsor Romania’s national football team

2017-03-21 03:58:00
Fortuna Entertainment Group, the Czech operator of sports betting and gambling, has become an official sponsor of Romania’s national football team, Per Widerstrom, CEO of Fortuna Group, announced yesterday. The partnership with the Romanian Football ...

Romania imports over 729,900 tep of crude oil in January

2017-03-21 03:07:00
Romania imported over 729,900 tep of crude oil in January, with 218,100 tep (42.6 percent) more than the volume imported in January 2016, according to the data of the National Institute of Statistics (INS). The crude oil production amounted to 295,500 tep ...

The mysterious living stones of Romania: They GROW and MOVE

2017-03-21 02:41:00
The mysterious living stones that seem to grow and move can be found in Romania. These stones are called ‘trovants’. The curious stones have puzzled experts ever since their discovery. No one can say for sure how these stones grow, and how they are ...

Orange Romania's appeal against fine rejected

2017-03-21 02:27:00
Orange Romania is getting closer to losing a legal battle over an old fine with the Competition Council as it obtained an unfavourable decision in the Bucharest Court of Appeal, writes local paper Ziarul Financiar. The company is now left with a single ...