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  1. Night of Museums 2017: 18,000 people visit Bellu Cemetery, 14,110...Read the original story

    Monday May 22 | Nine O'Clock

    The Night of Museums 2017 saw 18,000 people visiting Bellu Cemetery, 14,110 visiting the Geology Museum and 13,000 visiting the Bucharest Municipality's Museum on Saturday night. The evening's schedule started at the Bellu Cemetery at 7 p.m., with a guided tour, and included jazz and classical musical recitals and a theatre show.


  2. Gift boutique in downtown Bucharest offers free parking to clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Romania-Insider.com

    Mesteshukar ButiQ, a gift store in downtown Bucharest that sells Roma traditional products with a contemporary design, has decided to offer free parking to the clients who leave their cars in underground parking in Universitatii Square. Those who park their cars in the underground parking lots at Universitate or Intercontinental will benefit from an hour of free parking as the cost will be deducted from the shopping bill at Mesteshukar ButiQ, based on the parking ticket.


  3. Voici La Mode buys Marks & Spencer franchise in RomaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Romania-Insider.com

    It will take over three of the stores owned by Marks & Spencer in Romania, namely the ones in Plaza Romania, Bucuresti Mall, and Feeria shopping centers. The other three M&S stores in the local market, namely the ones in Mega Mall , Iasi, and Constanta, will be closed this fall as the British group hasn't found a viable alternative for them.


  4. CNN gives readers nine reasons to visit BucharestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Romania-Insider.com

    American television news channel CNN has published on its website a list of nine reasons people should visit Bucharest, with the Old Town and the famous Palace of the Parliament being among them. Tourists visiting the Romanian capital should also see the beautiful Stavropoleos Church, the Old Princely Court, the open-air Village Museum, its parks Herastrau and Cismigiu, and Cartuesti Carusel bookshop .


  5. Bucharest City Tour bus line starts new seasonRead the original story

    Monday May 15 | Romania-Insider.com

    The four double-decker buses of the Bucharest City Tour tourist line are back on the capital's streets starting Monday, May 15. Similar to previous years, the four buses link Unirii Square in downtown Bucharest to Presei Square in the north part of the capital, following the route Presei Square - the Arch of Triumph - Kiseleff Road - Victoriei Square - Calea Victoriei - CEC Palace - the Palace of the Parliament - Unirii Square - Universitatii Square - Romana Square - Victoriei Square - Charles de Gaulle Square - the Arch of Triumph - the Village Museum - Presei square. A card valid for 24 hours costs RON 25 and can be purchased directly from the bus.


  6. Jean-Claude Juncker at a debate in Bucharest: I greatly admire...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Nine O'Clock

    European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker stated on Thursday that he greatly admired the Romanians for what they did at the beginning of the year and affirmed that society demonstrated that it does not allow for "one of its most precious rights" to be taken away from it. Juncker pointed this out during a dialogue with Romanian citizens when asked what could European Commission representatives do in order to counteract the fact that "the Romanian ministries' employees hinder Romanian investors' initiatives."


  7. Romania to enter Schengen area before 2019: European Commission presidentRead the original story

    Thursday May 11 | Xinhuanet

    The special justice monitoring of Romania will be lifted and the country will enter the Schengen area before taking over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2019, visiting European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday. "You cannot preside over the EU when you have the impression that you are controlled and observed by others," Juncker underscored in his speech delivered at the reception offered by Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Europe Day at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace.


  8. EC President Juncker hopeful Romania's CVM monitoring will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Nine O'Clock

    Visiting Bucharest on Thursday European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressed his belief that by the time it takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2019, Romania will no longer be monitored through the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism on justice and will be also a Schengen member state. In a speech delivered at the reception offered by President Klaus Iohannis in the garden of the Cotroceni Palace, Juncker underscored that a country cannot preside over the European Union while "under the impression" that it is being controlled by the other member states.


  9. Bucharest: Romania's 'Little Paris of the East'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | The London Free Press

    Still haunted by the legend of a vampire count and the legacy of a communist dictator, Romania is complex -- with an epic history, a multifaceted ethnic mix, and an unusually rich cultural heritage. It may not be the easiest place to travel, but for adventurous souls, it's exceptionally rewarding.


  10. European Film Festival has opened its gates in BucharestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Nine O'Clock

    European Film Festival began on Thursday. The 21st edition was inaugurated with "Cealalta parte a sperantei" , directed by Aki Kaurismaki, the movie being presented for the first time in Romania, at the opening gala of the Festival.


  11. France travel tips: Ten ways to have a better holiday in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Judging by the lines that were snaking along the Faubourg Saint Honore near the Hermes flagship store, Paris didn't seem to be doing too badly for visitors when I was there a few weeks ago. Less expensive cities, such as romantic Lisbon, may be gaining in popularity but the allure of what I call the classic European cities - Paris, Rome and London - is still strong, even if just as a stopover.


  12. Romania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Romania and the Kingdom of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Nine O'Clock

    The National Day of the Kingdom of the Netherlands - on April 27th - offers the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs the great pleasure to convey the warmest congratulations and best wishes of prosperity, peace and unity to the Dutch people. Romania and the Kingdom of the Netherlands enjoy 137 years of diplomatic relations.


  13. First Vice-President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans...Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    "The best warranter of the rule of law is the Romanian people, who will continue the fight against corruption after the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism process is ended in Romania", on Thursday asserted in Bucharest the visiting First Vice-President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans. "Our fight for the rule of law and for the human rights is not a fight for ourselves.


  14. Private pensions scandal:ASF issues RON 750,000 fine against NN...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    The Financial Oversight Authority's Council issued a RON 750,000 fine against NN Pensions, representing 1 percent of the company's registered capital, after the company sent its clients a newsletter informing them that in recent weeks there has been public talk of a possible decision to nationalise the private pension funds, ASF Vice President Ion Giurescu stated on Thursday. "As a result of the communiques that NN sent to its clients on April 11, we decided yesterday to hear the NN Fund's Administrative Board, which consists of three persons: Marius Popescu, Raluca Tintoiu, Madalina Ecaterina Ducan.


  15. PSD not planning to nationalise private pension system: That's just ...Read the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    The Chamber of Deputies' Speaker, Social Democratic Party national leader Liviu Dragnea on Wednesday night said that "the scandal" generated by the letter issued by NN company is in fact "a fake" started from the President of the Financial Supervisory Authority , Misu Negritoiu, and the Romanian Government should ask for explanations from the Dutch Embassy in Bucharest and the ING heads in Romania.


  16. NGOs urge rapid relocation of EU drug agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | EurActiv.com

    NGOs wrote to Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis that the imminent relocation of EMA was of "great concern for patients and consumers across the EU". [ Sarantis Michalopoulos ] Patient organisations warned the European Council yesterday to be "vigilant" in the relocation of the European Medicines Agency , as well as avoid unnecessary delays that may cause disruptions in healthcare.


  17. On an official visit to Tallinn, Romania's ForMin Melescanu...Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    Romania's Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu on Monday and Tuesday paid an official visit to Estonia, at the invitation of his Estonian counterpart Sven Mikser. In a press statement released on Tuesday, Romania's Foreign Affairs Ministry says the schedule of Melescanu's visit included meetings with Estonia's Prime Minister Juri Ratas, Parliament Chairman Eiki Nestor, consultations and a working lunch with Estonia's Foreign Minister Sven Mikser.


  18. Rare beauty at Bonhams 19th Century European Painting Sale in New YorkRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | Art Daily

    A Beautiful Gift, a work by the French Academic painter Emile-Auguste Hublin , is among the leading works in Bonhams ' next 19th Century European Paintings sale in New York on Wednesday 3 May. It is estimated at US$50,000-70,000. Hublin's artistic influence can be traced back to the French 18th-century master, Jacques-Louis David whose emphasis on excellent draftsmanship, brilliant coloring and an eye for beauty is clearly evident in A Beautiful Gift.


  19. River cruises open doors in Eastern EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Ten of us sat around a kitchen table in a tidy home in eastern Croatia. Over cake and coffee, our hostess answered questions about life in villages still reeling from the effects of a war that ended on paper more than two decades ago.


  20. Prince Charles joins folk dance on European tour amid BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | 680News

    Britain's Prince Charles joined in a traditional folk dance Thursday during a visit to Romania, the first stop in a three-nation trip seen as an effort to reassure European Union nations that Britain remains a close ally. The prince's nine-day tour is designed to "highlight the U.K.'s relationship with European partners" in areas such as military ties and combating human trafficking, according to his official website.