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[UPDATE] CFR protest shuts down all rail traffic on Wednesday morning for two hours

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[UPDATE] The CFR employee protest affected 278 trains, according to information from CFR. “Between 7 and 9 am, as a result of the spontaneous protest started by the members of several union organisation, 278 trains were halted in their departure stations or intermediary stations. We mention that during the protest no trains were stopped on [...]more »

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Exotic butterflies exhibition at Bucharest Botanical Garden

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Exotic butterflies from South America and Asia fly free for the second time in the tropical greenhouse within the Dimitrie Brandza…more »

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Dacia, leader in car sales increase in EU in first quarter

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New car registrations in Europe recorded in March 2014 were in tune with the current trend, March being the seventh…more »

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[UPDATE] CFR protest shuts down all rail traffic on Wednesday morning for two hours

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[UPDATE] The CFR employee protest affected 278 trains, according to information from CFR. “Between 7 and 9 am, as a…more »

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Dacia, leader in car sales increase in EU in first quarter

April 23, 2014 08:04

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New car registrations in Europe recorded in March 2014 were in tune with the current trend, March being the seventh…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 plans 4 percent hike in lending to EUR 6.4 bln this year

April 22, 2014 16:59

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BRD Groupe Societe Generale aims to gain 4 percent in lending this year, on the back of enhanced demand from…more »

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Euroins Romania Q1 gross written premiums down 16.7 percent to EUR 25 mln on falling property segment

April 22, 2014 14:06

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Euroins Romania, the insurer controlled by Bulgaria’s Euroins Insurance Group, said that its gross written premiums lost 16.7 percent to…more »

Tech

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Bosch opens new factory in Cluj on May 9

April 22, 2014 16:29

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Bosch scheduled a new factory opening in the Cluj county on May 9, tying it to Europe’s day. It is…more »

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EUR 17mln tender for cloud computing platform suspended

April 22, 2014 16:13

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The National Council for Solving Complaints decided on April 14 to suspend the tender initiated by The National Institute for…more »

Energy

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Romgaz sues Elcen to recover RON 240 million in debt

April 18, 2014 17:58

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Romania’s state-run natural gas producer Romgaz  filed legal action against electricity and thermal power producer Electrocentrale Bucuresti (ELCEN) to recover…more »

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Romania to exempt heavy industry from green energy costs

April 18, 2014 11:57

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Romania plans to exempt large industrial energy users from paying up to 60% of their renewable energy costs for 10…more »

Property

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Epstein will develop projects worth EUR 40 million in Romania

April 18, 2014 16:00

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Epstein’s portfolio in Romania includes projects worth of EUR 40 million currently in development, a similar level to the one…more »

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Former residence of Ceausescu, up for sale

April 18, 2014 10:59

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The former private residence of late Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, the Primaverii Palace in Bucharest, will be up for sale,…more »

Going Out

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Shakespeare International Festival to kick off also in Bucharest

April 18, 2014 14:18

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The ninth edition of the Shakespeare International Festival which is celebrated in Craiova, Dolj county, will present two performances in…more »

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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 »

Profiles

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Chelgate CEO: “Romania is managing its international reputation with hands over its ears”

April 22, 2014 17:55

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The most important work that Chelgate does in Romania relates to the European Commission, but the firm also advises international…more »

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BRD names two new board members

April 22, 2014 12:57

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BRD Groupe Societe Generale has appointed Giovanni Luca Soma and Aurelian Dochia as members of the board of directors for…more »

Lifestyle

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Authentic Belgian culinary experience at the Belgian Week

April 18, 2014 08:00

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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 »

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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 »

Calendar

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Exotic butterflies exhibition at Bucharest Botanical Garden

April 23, 2014 09:04

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Exotic butterflies from South America and Asia fly free for the second time in the tropical greenhouse within the Dimitrie Brandza…more »

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First edition of UFO Conference Romania, at Bucharest Museum

April 22, 2014 11:27

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UFOCON Romania will have its first edition this year, on May 10, in the conference room of the Bucharest Municipality…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 »