Romania - Factors to watch on August 8

2019-08-08 00:05:00
BUCHAREST, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Romanian financial markets on Thursday. Romanian central bank Governor Mugur Isarescu holds news ...

Oracle Romania faces raid by anti-graft prosecutors - sources

2019-08-07 17:07:21 Hotnews.ro
Prosecutors for the National Anti-corruption Department (DNA) were running investigations at the HQ of Oracle Romania company in Bucharest, in a case of suspected private business coruption, judiciary sources told news agency Agerpres. It appeared that the head of the local branch was the target of the investigation.

EP President Sassoli says Romanian teenager's murder horrifies whole Europe

2019-08-07 16:21:17 Hotnews.ro
Hearing the voice of Alexandra Macesanu calling for help in vain horrifies not only Romania, but the whole of Europe, David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament said in a Facebook post on Wednesday. He referred to the murder case of teenager Alexandra in the Southern Romanian town of Caracal two weeks ago, a case which shocked Romania as authorities failed to save the girl despite her calls for help.

James Forrest secures draw for Celtic in Romania

2019-08-07 15:38:00
Celtic overcame a first-half scare in Transylvania as they kept their Champions League bid on track with a valuable 1-1 draw against Cluj. The Romanians drew first blood when Mario Rondon slotted home ...

Business coalition takes stand on Romanian government over failure to consult about new taxes

2019-08-07 12:40:00 Hotnews.ro
A major group of business and influential associations stood up again on Wednesday to challenge the Romanian government over its lack of consultations and transparency over taxation measures. The Coalition for the Development of Romania thus reacted to a set of tax and budgetary measures announced by the Finance Ministry.

UPDATE Romania minor member of governing coalition ALDE announces new political alliance, then changes tone

2019-08-07 11:25:00 Hotnews.ro
Romania's Liberal Democrats (ALDE), who are a minority member of the governing coalition with the Social Democrats (PSD), are forming a new political alliance with Pro Romania, a new party formed by ex-PSD leader and ex-PM Victor Ponta, ALDE leader Calin Popescu Tariceanu announced on Facebook on Wednesday. He later changed tone and modified his message, saying only talks in this regard have taken place. UPDATE Pro Romania's Victor Ponta reacted shortly by saying that no decision was made, but "we talked and progressed" towards a joint political project, suggesting that ALDE was about to leave the governing coalition. He recalled that in late July he voiced support for joint project with ALDE, should ALDE leave the government.

Cluj vs Celtic LIVE score and goal updates from the Champions League qualifier in Romania

2019-08-07 10:59:00
Two down, two to go as Celtic reach the business end of qualifying. And now the really hard work begins as Romanian CFR Cluj provide the opposition to the Hoops’ hopes of reaching the millionaire’s ...

Romania's presidential hopefuls sharpen electoral knives as incumbent Iohannis visits Trump

2019-08-07 10:57:00 Hotnews.ro
Preparations for presidential elections due to take place in Romania later this year have entered a new phase as incumbent head of state Klaus Iohannis raised the stakes with an announced visit to the White House. Such an event is seen as an ace in the hands of anyone who secures it in Romania, a country for which, since the fall of communism, America was a key ally.

Celtic: How have Scottish clubs fared against Romania in Europe?

2019-08-07 08:58:00
As Celtic prepare to take on Cluj, how have Scottish clubs fared against Romanian opposition in Europe? Test your knowledge with our quiz below. ...