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Healthcare: Health Ministry attaching special attention to transplantation medicine

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Health Minister Nicolae Banicioiu is hailing the Association of Romanian Transplant Patients (ATR) and the National Transplantation Agency (ANT) marking Transplantation Day, saying that he attaches special attention to the transplantation activities.The Romanian Health Ministry has this year continued on a rising trend of identifying and caring for brain-dead organ donors recorded in 2013 (136), having so far found more than 75 ...

Health Ministry study: Romanian children have normal weights

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Romanian children have normal weights, with the prevalence of overweight being slightly higher in girls than in boys and significantly higher in urban areas than in the countryside. These are the conclusions of a study conducted by the Health Ministry via the National Public Health Institute under the European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI) project coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO).'Child ...

Agriculture : Romanian Tamaioasa wins gold and silver at Muscat competition in France

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Tamaioasa Romaneasca - Domeniul Coroanei Segarcea vintage 2013 wine has won a gold and a silver medal at the world competition of Muscat wines called 'Muscats du Monde', the world's Muscat wines, held early this July in southern France.At the same competition, where 23 countries ran, Tamaioasa Romaneasca Zestrea - Murfatlar Romania vintage 2011 won a silver medal, according to data posted on the www.muscats-du-monde.com ...

Infrastructure : CFR auctions lease of 1,100 km of railroad

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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The National Railroad Company - CFR will lease about 1,100 km of railroad belonging to non inter-operable railway infrastructure in a public tender organized on July 21 at the Romanian Commodity Exchange (BRM), the operation being part of the IMF accord.   The lease contract for the 1,079.9 km will be concluded for four years and the highest ...

EcoMin invites Hungarian authorities to participate in major infrastructure projects

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Ministry of Economy Constantin Nita invited Hungarian authorities to participate in major infrastructure projects, such as the increase of navigation security on the Danube and the interconnection of neighbouring countries by a high-speed railway network between Prague and Bucharest, via Budapest..A release informed on the minister's participation in the Romanian-Hungary joint committee for economic cooperation in Budapest on Monday and Tuesday.During ...

Blue Air to introduce Bucharest - Liverpool flights in December

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Blue Air is set to introduce, starting on December 15, 2014, regular flights on the Bucharest - Liverpool (Liverpool John Lennon Airport; LPL) route and back, the smart flying company informs.The flights will have a 3-per-week schedule, with tickets already on sale at prices starting from 32.90 euro/segment.Blue Air operates on 30 routes in ...

Tourism: Albanian operator wants to bring tourists from USA and Canada to Romania and other countries in the area

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  The tour operator Albania Experience will enter the American and Canadian markets by means of a partnership with the company Express Travel of Miami, offering tourists travel packages in several Balkan countries, Romania included, according to the portal Travel Weekly.   Albania ...

Number of cruise tourists in Romania will grow by 20% in 2014

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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The number of cruise tourists arriving in Romania will grow by 20% in 2014 due to the unfavorable political context in Ukraine, according to a press release of the Association for the Promotion and Development of Littoral- Danube Delta Tourism.“While in 2013 about 54,000 passengers visited Constanta harbour, in 2014 about 65,000 passengers have arrived until now. The increase is due to efforts made by the Administration of Maritime Ports, ...

WB, Romanian officials drawing up Danube Delta economic development strategy

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Representatives of the Department for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise, the Business Milieu and Tourism (DIMMMAT) on Wednesday welcomed Hannah Messerli and Milena Nikolova, tourism development specialists at the World Bank, to draw up, together with the public administration of Tulcea a strategy for the economic development of the Danube Delta.'Our main objective is to preserve the natural heritage of the Danube Delta, develop ...

Bucuresti, in a top of the 132 most visited cities in the world, led by London

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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  Bucharest is among the 132 cities in the world preferred by foreign tourists, fewer than one million visitors estimated for this year, according to the report MasterCardGlobal Destination Cities Index, the first place being occupied by London, Bangkok,Paris, Singapore and Dubai complete the top five, cities which benefit from a strong inflow of foreign tourists, resulted from the extension of the middle class, innovations brought ...

Cars: Romanian auto market grows by 32.4 percent when compared to same period of last year

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

New car and commercial vehicle sales on the Romanian markets amounted to 47,037 units sold in the first quarter of 2014, a 32.4 increase when compared to the first half of 2013, according to data published on Wednesday by the Association of Automotive Manufacturers and Importers (APIA).In regards to cars, the increase was of 35.7 percent, from 28,964 units sold in the first six months of 2013 to 39,290 units in the first quarter of 2014.Bus sales grew ...

Romania tops June growth figures of new car registrations in EU

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Car sales figures grew for the tenth consecutive month in June, as the revival of the Eurozone economy encouraged the consumers to buy new model, CNBC reports. Romanian market grew 75.1 percent in June, with 6,947 new car registered, from 3,967 in June 2013; this was the highest year-on-year growth in the European Union.New car registrations in the EU and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries advanced 4.3 percent year-on-year, from 1,179,295 in June ...

EcoMin Nita: Facilities, projects needed to convince Romanians buy Romanian-made cars

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Minister of Economy Constantin Nita said on Thursday in Craiova, after visiting the local Ford plant, that Romania needs 'facilities and programs' to persuade the population buy cars produced in the country. Such a program could address young people, argues the Minister, allowing them to buy a domestically produced car under advantageous terms.According to Nita, Ford produced this year 180,000 engines and 70,000 cars, but just 2 percent of the output reached the ...

Recordings of new vehicles increased by 61.64% in June

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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  Recording of new vehicles increased in June by 61.64% up to 9,920 units, while the increase in cars was 75% as compared to the similar period of 2013, according to the Department for Driving Licences and Recording of Vehicles (DRPCIV), published on their own site.   In June, Dacia continued to be the leader in the ...

Real estate: Turkish developer will build a 35,000sqm resort in Olimp Romania

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A Turkish developer will build a 35,000 square meter resort in 23 August, near Olimp Romania. The project will include 900 apartment, a 5-star hotel, swimming pools, bars, clubs and sports facilities.Blaxy Premium Resort & Hotel will be developed in stages at a kilometer north of Olimp Resort, in the sport where the Black Sea meets the Tatlageac Lake, according to the developers’ representatives, quoted by ...

Telecom. IT : Romanian state is negotiating with Microsoft for Windows XP technical support

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Negotiations between Romanian authorities and Microsoft for the continuation of the technical support for Windows XP are currently on the “finish line,” and it remains to be seen whether the licenses will be leased or bought, announced Razvan Cotovelea, the minister for Information Society, according to Mediafax. “The Romanian ...

IT sector in Romania could attract funds of over one billion euro, according to Minister Cotovelea

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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In the current multi-annual budget framework of the European Union it is expected that the IT sector in Romania could attract a sum equal to or even larger than one billion euro, money that will come from European funds co-financing, as well as the business environment and the state budget, said on Thursday in Cluj-Napoca, Minister for the Information Society Razvan Cotovelea.These investments can be maximized through a government strategy that would be exhibited ...

Healthcare: Academician Laurentiu M. Popescu on telocytes - stem cells regenerative tandem at 4th Stem Cells Meeting in Lugano

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Academician Laurentiu M. Popescu, MD, PhD, the discoverer of the telocytes, delivered at the 4th Stem Cell Meeting in Lugano - Switzerland, a lecture on the relationship between telocytes and stem cells; the paper titled 'Telocytes Challenge Cardiac Therapy Based on Pure Stem Cells Only' presents data accepted in the scientific world that 'challenge' the dogma of stem cells being the only cell regeneration factor. According to a release from the 'Victor Babes' ...

Health insurance office backs differential clawback tax application

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The National Health Insurance Office backs the differential application of the clawback tax, the institution representatives said in a release on Thursday.'The Health Ministry and the National Health Insurance Office are concerned with ensuring the patients' access to treatment on as low as possible expenditure in the health social security system and with as low as possible personal contribution of the insured patient', the release quotes Office chairman Vasile ...

Agriculture : Gov't adopts resolution granting financial support to winegrowers

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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The Romanian Government on Wednesday adopted a Resolution setting up the manner of granting the financial support from the European Union to the winegrowers for 2014-2018, the executive said in a release.The act approves the financial support measures of Section IV, chapter II of the (EU) Rules of the European Parliament and European Council.'The measures for which the EU financial support is granted the vine and wine producers for 2014-2018 are as ...

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