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Romania Trade Deficit Widens In November

2018-01-08 23:23:00
(RTTNews) - Romania's foreign trade deficit increased notably in November from a year ago, as imports grew faster than exports, figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed Tuesday. The trade deficit rose to EUR 1.1 billion in November from EUR ...

Israeli killed in Romania

2018-01-08 20:49:00
A 23-year-old Israeli was killed in a car accident in Romania on Monday. His family has been notified. The Foreign Ministry said that the Israeli consulate in Bucharest, Rina Dvir, is handling the case and is assisting in transferring the body for burial ...

Alien Spotted Boarding UFO in Romania?

2018-01-08 19:58:00
A video purportedly showing an alien boarding a spaceship in a field near the Romanian city of Târgoviște and then flying the UFO over the forest racked up millions of views as it was passed around social media in January 2018. The most popular iteration ...

Globecast Extends SES Partnership for Services to Orange Romania

2018-01-08 15:05:00
Globecast has extended its partnership with SES for the premium TV distribution services it provides to Orange Romania using SES’ satellite capacity. Under the multi-year extension, SES announced Globecast will lease several transponders on Astra 5B at ...

Bearing it all in Romania

2018-01-08 12:39:00
Hundreds of people descend on the sleepy northern Romanian city of Comanesti every year dressed head to toe like bears, in costumes made from real fur, with the heads attached. It's a tradition that originated in pre-Christian times, when dancers wearing ...

Romanian prime minister thwarted in reshuffle attempt

2018-01-08 10:48:00
Romania's prime minister failed Monday to deliver the government reshuffle he planned as the powerful leader of his party ruled that any changes would have to wait until the end of the month. There has been mounting speculation in Bucharest that Premier ...

UPDATE 2-Romania central bank delivers surprise rate increase to 2.0 pct

2018-01-08 10:42:00
BUCHAREST, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Romania’s central bank began raising interest rates for the first time in a decade on Monday, in an effort to curb inflation, now above its 2017 forecast. The bank raised its benchmark rate by a quarter point to 2.0 percent ...

Romania central bank delivers surprise rate increase to 2.0 percent

2018-01-08 10:30:00
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania’s central bank began raising interest rates for the first time in a decade on Monday, in an effort to curb inflation, now above its 2017 forecast. The bank raised its benchmark rate ROINTR=ECI by a quarter point to 2.0 ...

Tensions in Romania's ruling party between PM, chairman

2018-01-08 06:56:00
BUCHAREST, Romania – Romania's prime minister will push for a government reshuffle, amid tensions between himself and the powerful party leader who is facing corruption charges. Premier Mihai Tudose met Monday with senior members of the Social Democratic ...