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  • “An EPIC Transformation: From Rust to Riches” tells the story of Romania’s incredible journey in the last 30 years November 29, 2023
    Most Americans know little of Romania and especially about the country’s evolution in the last 30 years. To fill this knowledge gap, co-authors Dan Dimancescu and Andrei Chirileasa have written the story of Romania’s epic economic turn-around “From Rust to Riches”. “EPIC is an untold story. It's a book about the Romanian economy and a […]
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  • Dacia unveils third generation of best-selling Duster model November 29, 2023
    Romanian carmaker Dacia, a member of the French group Renault, has unveiled the third generation of the Duster, a popular model that has sold over 2.2 million units in 13 years. The car will be showcased at the Geneva Motor Show and will reach the first customers in the spring.  Duster 3 measures 4.34 meters in length […]
  • Romanian fugitive mayor detained by German police November 29, 2023
    The mayor of Baia Mare, Cătălin Cherecheș, was detained by the police on Tuesday evening, November 28, in the German city of Augsburg. He had evaded jail by running from Romania after being definitively convicted to jail for bribery. According to initial information, Cherecheș was caught as he was preparing to leave Germany. He traveled […]
  • Romanian Senate lifts immunity of former PM Florin Cîțu in COVID vaccine probe November 29, 2023
    The Romanian Senate voted to lift the immunity of former prime minister Florin Cîțu, currently a Liberal (PNL) senator, as part of the DNA investigation into the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines. Prior to the vote, the Senate's Legal Committee unanimously granted a favorable opinion regarding the DNA's request for the initiation of a criminal investigation […]
  • French police detains Romanian fugitive cult leader Gregorian Bivolaru November 29, 2023
    French police detained Romanian fugitive Gregorian Bivolaru in Paris, along with 40 other individuals, taking them in for questioning on charges of indoctrinating the female followers of his organization, the Atman Yoga Federation, to sexually exploit them.  Bivolaru, 71, was already convicted to six years in prison in Romania for the sexual assault of a […]
  • KADRA, one of the leading Romanian providers of automated access management solutions, joins the EMI Group, a European leader in industrial access solutions November 29, 2023
    EMI Group, a top European provider in the field of industrial access solutions concludes a partnership with KADRA, the leading provider of integrated solutions for automation and access management in Romania. Through this strategic partnership, which positions KADRA, a company with over 30 years of experience marked by a constant focus on innovation in the […]
  • Exhibitions to see this December in Bucharest and in the country November 29, 2023
    Victor Brauner, Salvador Dali, and Paula Modersohn-Becker are among the artists whose work can be seen this month, adding to the offer of shows focused on Brâncuși and Picasso that can still be seen until January in Timișoara and Bucharest. A selection of what is on show below. The exhibition Victor Brauner. Between the Oneiric and the […]
  • OMV Petrom to open first LNG/CNG filling station in partnership with Vulcangas Romania November 29, 2023
    Energy company OMV Petrom announced on November 29 that it partnered with Vulcangas Romania to open liquefied and compressed natural gas (LNG/CNG) filling stations. The first such station, expected to become operational in 2025, will be installed at a Petrom station in Chitila Sat, Ilfov county, and will supply light and heavy transportation vehicles.  Other […]
  • Romanian team at Balkan Olympiad in Informatics for Juniors wins one gold, three silver medals November 29, 2023
    The Romanian representatives at the Balkan Olympiad in Informatics for Juniors won a gold medal and three silver ones. From November 25 to 28, 2023, North Macedonia, with the support of Romania through the Ministry of Education and the Society for Excellence and Performance in Informatics, organized the 16th edition of the Balkan Olympiad in […]
  • Bucharest amongst top European regions with highest share of brain business jobs November 29, 2023
    In Bucharest, fully 16.3% of adults are employed in brain business jobs, making it amongst the top-10 highest shares in all of Europe, according to an index by ECEPR. The Geography of Europe’s Brain Business Jobs, an index that since 2017 has studied the geography of knowledge-intensive jobs in Europe, shows that in the average […]