June
2008
 
Vol. 4 No.5  
 
HEALTH SPECIAL

In need of care

No greenfield pharma factories planned            »

Pharma sales growth slows in 2008                 »

Health Ministry meddles with
new tactics       »

What role can the private
sector play?      »

Fear of asset strippers

State pharma union afraid sale of factory favours real estate over jobs             »

SPECIAL REPORT - LOCAL ELECTIONS
»   Local elections show two parties emerging as leaders
»   Bucharest moves to old-style left as maverick candidate takes top post

ITALY SPECIAL

Free movement threat

Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini defends decision to limit free passage of certain EU citizens, following a wave of reports on Romanian violence in the peninsular       »

SWEDEN FOCUS

Hard talk from Sweden

Ambassador to Romania Mats Aberg has harsh words for European Commission judgement on Romania as a 'success story' in the EU    »

CONFERENCE CAPACITY

Targeting summits

Bucharest is growing as a target for international political and business conferences, but the capacity for delegates is still low      »

REPORTS
»   Crisis in public admin persists: Adrian Ciocanea, head of European
  Affairs Department
»   White collar ambitions: Higher educated Romanians head for jobs in UK
»   Getting real with green energy: Peter Simon, ABB, critiques the
  opportunities
»   Comment: Bucharest gay march sets right example for regional
  diversity demos
POLITICS
»   Romanian work migration continues steady pace
»   Five years of Court of Accounts judgements 'illegal'
»   Ukraine shelves plan to build controversial Danube canal
»   Sweden and US in defence deal dogfight
ECONOMICS
»   Prime Minister Tariceanu in hard sell for Austrian steel deal
»   Deutsche Bank gets wise to Romanian real estate
»   Dobrogea wind project prepares for go ahead
»   Mangalia set for solar experiment
REAL ESTATE
»   Belle Epoque love castle for sale
»   Atrium Centers: Pressure will see mall failures in capital
»   Rompetrol gets smart with real estate
»   Tiriac enters luxury north market
LEISURE
»   Say Ciao to retro chic: take the revamped Fiat 500 for a spin
»   Gap in the market: Hotel Amzei aims to fill boutique hotel lack
»   Round up of events from May
»   Diary of top activities for June
ART

Fresh perspectives

Curated by Swedes with an international portfolio of artists, Bucharest's Biennial focuses on how maps transform views on the world    »

                
 
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