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Ratio between pensioners and employees could double by 2032 as compared to 2014, pension fund manager says

The ratio between pensioners and employees could double by 2032 as compared to 2014, which will cause problems in covering the necessary pension payments by the employees for those who enter the pu...

Damages to electricity networks caused by severe weather conditions do not increase the distribution tariffs, says ACUE

Lately, Romania confronted with extreme, unpredictable meteorological phenomena that have caused major damages, in large areas, to electricity distribution networks.

Orbis turnover increased to 62 million Euro in Q1

The Orbis Hotel Group turnover increased by 4.4 million Euro in Q1 2017 up to 62 million Euro, a press release shows. Group's EBITDA in the first quarter totalled 8.9 million Euro, representing y...

Deloitte Romania appoints Alexandru Reff as new country managing partner
Cushman & Wakefield Echinox expands its retail department with new appointment
Banca Transilvania posts 246 million RON profit in the first quarter of 2017
Greg Konieczny, FP: We really need a miracle to think about Hidroelectrica's IPO this year
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DRIVING

All purpose vehicle: the Audi Q5

Sporty but comfy in the city, meet Audis new SUV, the Q5. Adrian Ion takes a drive

CITY LIFE

More than meets the eye:New photo gallery

Rich and strange images are now on sale in the capitals first photo gallery, finds Michael Bird

POLITICS

European Commission slams justice reform again

Romanias authorities have received another blasting by the European Commission, as Brussels issued its regular six-month criticism of the countrys failures to reform its justice system.

ECONOMICS

Central Bank: hard landing avoidable

Romanias central bank (BNR) believes the country has a chance to avoid a hard landing by registering a two per cent growth rate for 2009. The central bank has predicted 4.5 per cent inflation for the end of 20...

INVESTMENTS

Austrian bank cuts costs and ups branches

INVESTMENTS

Italian bank keeps steady branch opening plan

INVESTMENTS

German-owned winemakers aim for mid-market

INVESTMENTS

UK property asset management firm starts-up

INVESTMENTS

Swedish fund buys out shares in paint maker

INVESTMENTS

Slovenian book chain opens in west capital

INVESTMENTS

Greek airline launches new route

INVESTMENTS

Spanish retail group plans unit drive

INVESTMENTS

Belgian supermarket expands network

INVESTMENTS

Hungarian oil merchandiser opens new station

INVESTMENTS

Dutch mid-market clothing giant enters

INVESTMENTS

Swiss plan gas and wind power plants

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Reports

REPORTS

From a roar to a whimper

Romanias bullish stock exchange has taken a thumping and the bear market will not shift its backside any time soon, writes Michael Bird

REPORTS

Public works dominate state spending plan

Infrastructure spending is at the heart of the new 51 billion Euro budget, writes Ana Maria Nitoi, but the country is counting the cost of a 13 billion Euro black holeLate February the new coalition Government of the Democratic-Liberals (PD-L) and Social Democrats (PSD) passed the countrys national budget with an anti-crisis programme built around public works.

REPORTS

State healthcare in critical condition

Underfunded, over-centralised and stricken with bribery, Romanias state healthcare system is sick at heart, write Ana Maria Nitoi and Michael Bird

REPORTS

Emergency business faces tough new rules

Private ambulances have started to grow in number in Bucharest, but new laws are restricting their activity, finds Ana Maria Nitoi

REPORTS

North Bucharest sees hospital rush

Private medical providers are preparing a massive growth in hospitals in Bucharest, if the funding arrives, writes Ana Maria Nitoi

REPORTS

Clarity lack holds health insurance back

Private health insurance is yet to grow in Romania, due in part to the Governments delay in deciding its minimum package of free healthcare services, reports Alexandra Pehlivan

Features

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Guide to private medical care

Below The Diplomat - Bucharest has compiled a guide to private medical clinics and some medical services in Romania

COUNTRY FOCUS

Unity in the national interest

Economic recessions can provoke social unrest, warns Greek Ambassador to Romania, Georgios Poukamissas, as he talks to Ana Maria Nitoi

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Private choice sees popularity boom

Despite the financial crisis, some companies in private healthcare are registering a surprise boost, writes Ana Maria Nitoi

BUSINESS LEADERS

Prescription for growth: Dan Zamonea, Roche Romania

Sudden market leader in pharma sales for 2008, Roche Romanias Dan Zamonea talks to Michael Bird

DECISION MAKERS

Looking for a cure: World Bank's Abdo Yazbeck

World Bank health sector manager for Europe and Central Asia Abdo Yazbeck talks curbing corruption in healthcare, decentralisation and bringing cash to the system. Interview by Michael Bird

EDITORIAL

Chance to clean up culture of bribery

 
 
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