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Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead: Nobel Prize-winning author dies…

Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died at age 87, a source close to the family told the Associated Press.…

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Basescu reacts to Putin’s threats: “Questioning borders is…

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine’s leaders on Thursday of committing a “grave crime” by using the army to quell…

Vans opens first concept store in Romania

American brand Vans opens its first concept store in Romania today, (Thursday, April 17) within the AFI Palace Cotroceni shopping…

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Number of insolvent firms in Q1 of 2014…

The number of firms that have entered insolvency in the first three months of 2014 is down 9.75 percent compared…

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BRD reports EUR 918 mln factoring turnover in…

BRD said Thursday that it registered EUR 918 million in turnover from factoring operations, holding the leading position with a…

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Romanian PM moves his office to avoid “presidential…

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta announced on Tuesday that he would work out of the Defence Ministry over fears that…

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Romania ranks second among SEE countries in terms…

Romania ranks second among the SEE countries in terms of completed applications, respectively third in terms of registered teams, at…

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New York ShortsUP to start next weekend

New York ShortsUP presents a selection of award-winning short films about the most cosmopolitan metropolis in the world, NYC. The…

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MAE launches e-visa portal for foreigners

Romania’s Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) recently launched a new site which allows foreigners who want to visit Romania to submit…

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Dancer Gigi Caciuleanu presents his latest performance at…

Gigi Caciuleanu’s latest performance, which tackles the question “are Romanians different?” is Folia, Shakespeare & Co. The choreographer and dancer…

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead: Nobel Prize-winning author dies at 87

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Featured April 17, 2014 23:20 0 comments

Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died at age 87, a source close to the family told the Associated Press. Marquez had been recently hospitalized for infections in his lungs and his urinary tract, write Huffington Post. Marquez ( born March 6, 1927s, in Aracataca) started as a journalist, and wrote many acclaimed non-fiction works and short stories, [...]more »

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Basescu reacts to Putin’s threats: “Questioning borders is inadmissible”

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Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine’s leaders on Thursday of committing a “grave crime” by using the army to quell…more »

Vans opens first concept store in Romania

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American brand Vans opens its first concept store in Romania today, (Thursday, April 17) within the AFI Palace Cotroceni shopping…more »

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Vans opens first concept store in Romania

April 17, 2014 18:06

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American brand Vans opens its first concept store in Romania today, (Thursday, April 17) within the AFI Palace Cotroceni shopping…more »

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Number of insolvent firms in Q1 of 2014 down 10 percent on year

April 17, 2014 17:42

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The number of firms that have entered insolvency in the first three months of 2014 is down 9.75 percent compared…more »

Investments

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Romania’s Sova says Sibiu-Nadlac motorway to be completed in Q4 2015

April 07, 2014 17:36

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Dan Sova, the minister of transport, told BR the motorway linking Sibiu and Nadlac will be finished in the fourth…more »

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Daimler starts EUR 300 mln plant expansion in Romanian subsidiary

April 05, 2014 12:44

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Star Transmission, the local subsidiary of German car maker Daimler, has kicked off on Friday expansion works at its transmission…more »

Money

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BRD reports EUR 918 mln factoring turnover in 2013

April 17, 2014 16:49

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BRD said Thursday that it registered EUR 918 million in turnover from factoring operations, holding the leading position with a…more »

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Romanian companies took EUR 11 bln loans directly from foreign banks last year

April 17, 2014 13:09

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Companies in Romania had EUR11 billion loans taken out directly from banks abroad, mostly from Germany and Austria, at the…more »

Tech

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Romania ranks second among SEE countries in terms of applications for DT’s Telekom Innovation Contest

April 17, 2014 16:25

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Romania ranks second among the SEE countries in terms of completed applications, respectively third in terms of registered teams, at…more »

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National telecom watchdog suspends the services of 49 telecom operators

April 16, 2014 18:48

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The Romanian national telecom authority ANCOM has suspended the activity of 49 telecom companies for 60 days for failing to…more »

Energy

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Romanian court rejects appeal regarding suspension of key certificate for Rosia Montana mining project

April 16, 2014 14:42

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The appeal of Rosia Montana Gold Corporation (RMGC), the miner controlled by Gabriel Resources, regarding the suspension of the Archeological…more »

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The minister of Energy steps in to fix RAAN, fires special administrator

April 15, 2014 16:25

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The delegate minister for Energy, Razvan Nicolescu, sent his Auditing Team to investigate operations at  the Romanian Authority for Nuclear Activities (RAAN)…more »

Property

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“Asphalt King” buys Romtelecom building for EUR 4.5 million

April 16, 2014 18:17

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Dorinel Umbrarescu finished a transaction last week for a building bought from Romtelecom for EUR 4.5 million. The building is…more »

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CBRE: Romania’s commercial real estate investment volume up 256 pct in Q1 2014

April 16, 2014 17:59

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Romania’s total commercial real estate investment volume reached EUR 302.7 million in Q4 of 2014, up 256 percent y-o-y, albeit…more »

Going Out

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New York ShortsUP to start next weekend

April 17, 2014 14:33

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New York ShortsUP presents a selection of award-winning short films about the most cosmopolitan metropolis in the world, NYC. The…more »

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Dancer Gigi Caciuleanu presents his latest performance at Metropolis Theatre

April 17, 2014 13:03

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Gigi Caciuleanu’s latest performance, which tackles the question “are Romanians different?” is Folia, Shakespeare & Co. The choreographer and dancer…more »

Profiles

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Teenager uses Facebook to save Romania’s stray dogs

April 17, 2014 08:46

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 Ana-Maria Ciulcu, a 13-year-old schoolgirl who uses Facebook to appeal to dog lovers all over Europe to help improve the…more »

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New team extension at Bondoc and Asociatii

April 16, 2014 16:06

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Horatiu Dan Dumitru  has joined the Law firm Bondoc & Asociatii as a Managing Counsel. Horatiu has been a member…more »

Lifestyle

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10 beautiful Bucharest churches to visit on Easter weekend

April 17, 2014 10:01

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Romanians still hold their deities very close to their hearts and the country’s capital is swarming with places of worship.…more »

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The Belgian Week to start soon

April 15, 2014 17:42

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Between April 22 and May 1, at Crowne Plaza will be celebrated the Belgian Week, an event that celebrates the…more »

Calendar

Afis ShortsUP via New York

New York ShortsUP to start next weekend

April 17, 2014 14:33

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New York ShortsUP presents a selection of award-winning short films about the most cosmopolitan metropolis in the world, NYC. The…more »

Gigi Caciuleanu Romania Dance Company

Dancer Gigi Caciuleanu presents his latest performance at Metropolis Theatre

April 17, 2014 13:03

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Gigi Caciuleanu’s latest performance, which tackles the question “are Romanians different?” is Folia, Shakespeare & Co. The choreographer and dancer…more »

Testimonials

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Local companies remain active investors despite downturn

December 16, 2013 10:04

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With around EUR 9 billion invested domestically last year, big Romanian players have courageously continued to expand and create jobs,…more »

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OPINION Valeriu Nistor: Why it’s good to have a common goal

November 25, 2013 08:53

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A few days ago I saw a video clip from the 1980s in which a government representative was addressing the…more »