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A woman poses next to French designer Gael Langevin's InMoov robot after he unveiled it at a technology fair in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, May 26, 2017. Based on an idea developed from a prosthetic hand Langevin made in 2011, the first-ever made on a ...
The ad campaign was supposedly prompted by market research showing that four in 10 Romanian teens hadn't had Coke in the past month.
A constitutional amendment defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman was recently approved by the overwhelming majority of the lower house of parliament in Romania. The Coalition for the Family collected 3 million signatures from ...
Employees of Romania's Air Traffic Services Administration - ROMATSA will go on general strike on May 30 for an unlimited period, Gabriel Tudorache, the leader of the Romanian Air Traffic Services Union (ATSR), said yesterday. Union leaders said that ...
The First House lending program in Romania has reached a record number of requests, with more than 600 new applications submitted daily.
The Austrian direct investments in Romania have reached near EUR 9 billion in 2016, being ranked among the three largest generators of FDI in the country.
Romania has unveiled its first humanoid robot. It can grab, hold, drop and even answer questions. The life-size white plastic robot doesn't have a name yet.
German group Bosch recorded consolidated sales of EUR 332 million in Romania, in the 2016 fiscal year, up 22% year-on-year.
The Romanian authorities are currently working on reopening the amazing mountain roads Transfagarasan and Transalpina for summer traffic.
We want the story of Romania to be the story of a dynamic, vibrant and innovative country, says Matteo Patrone, Director for Romania and Regional Head Romania and Bulgaria at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He spoke to ...
President Klaus Iohannis said at the end of the NATO summit that Romania's allocation of 2% of the GDP for defense was appreciated by the allies.
European Court for human rights finds lack of commitment in Romania to address domestic assault despite legal framework.
The International finance corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has provided a EUR 5.5 million loan to Garanti Leasing, part of Garanti Romania, for financing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) owned or managed by women. Garanti ...
Coca-Cola HBC Romania, the leader of the local beverage market, recorded a turnover of over RON 2.2 billion (almost EUR 500 million) last year, up 5% over the previous year.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided a USD 5 million loan to Expert petroleum to finance the enhancement of Romanian mature oil and gas onshore fields. The EBRD loan will help Expert Petroleum to optimize its ...
Dacia Duster, the flagship model produced by the Romanian car producer Automobile Dacia, was the SUV with the highest number of registrations in Poland in the first 4 months of this year, with over 2,600 units, reports local Profit.
On May 22, 2017 the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Romania. Romania saw strong economic growth in 2016, resulting in a closed output gap. Private consumption was boosted by an ...
Romania Fined by International Court in Domestic Violence Case. Although the phenomenon is widespread, its victims find little empathy in a society dominated by traditional gender roles, and little help from authorities.
The flows of foreign direct investments (FDI) are starting to pick up once again in Romania, with EUR 4 billion being attracted last year alone.
So far this year, Romania has sold 17.87 billion lei and 240 million euros of domestic bills and bonds. It has tapped foreign markets for 1.75 billion euros of 2027 and 2035 Eurobonds.
holocaust survivors from Romania are to be given more financial support under new legislation passed by the country's parliament.
Adobe Romania, the US software company's largest Research & Development center in Europe, plans to add 70 more engineers to the existing product teams in Bucharest as well as set up new teams, Cris Radu, Director of engineering and Site Leader at ...
Bucharest, Romania (AP) - The daughter of former Romanian President Traian Basescu and his closest aide are among those who will stand trial on bribery and other corruption-related charges connected to his presidential campaign, anti-corruption ...
Specialist international manufacturer and supplier to the automotive, durables and electronics industries, ALT Technologies, has selected Rotometrics to supply rotary die cutting technology to its manufacturing plant in Harghita, Romania. Plant manager ...
Romania has been criticised over its lack of commitment to tackling Domestic Violence in a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights.
The construction took 10 years but by the the end of it, the Romanian royals had a summer palace equipped with everything from a movie theater to a concert hall.
Sofia, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Bulgarian law enforcement authorities have seized 423 kg of heroin at Danube Bridge checkpoint near Vidin at the border with Romania, officials said here on Sunday. Georgi Kostov, Director General of the National Customs ...
(JTA) - Romania's Parliament passed legislation which would provide increased direct financial support for holocaust survivors.
Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep will play the WTA final in Rome this weekend after defeating Dutch Kiki Bartens on Saturday, 7-5, 6-1.
Over 600 infantrymen and other troops took part in drills at the 'Getica' army Training Centre in Cincu, Romania. According to the program, Romanian troops were tasked with holding back an unnamed opposing force, and then falling back to a second line ...
Thunder's Enes Kanter is returning to the U.S. after being detained in a Romanian airport. Romanian Border police spokesman Fabian Badila confirmed to The Associated Press that the player left Romania for the United States via London. (Jim Mone/AP ...
Donald Trump Jr., the oldest child of US President Donald Trump, has reportedly gone hunting and sightseeing while in Romania for an unofficial visit. He was hunting deer and boars in Alba County, IN central Romania, in an area close to the Jidvei and ...
The Intesa SanPaolo Bank Setsail Black Sea Regatta takes place between May 19 and May 21, opening the yachting competitions season at the Romanian Black Sea. This is the second edition of the event, and 35 ships from Romania and Bulgaria will take ...
(Evangelical Focus) - The Romanian Chamber of Deputies has voted in favor of a proposal to amend the Constitution to ensure that marriage is defined as the union of one man and one woman.
Romanian soldiers carry a wreath during ceremonies at a holocaust memorial in Bucharest October 8, 2014. Reuters/Bogdan Cristel Reuters.
MEPs from across the political spectrum have urged Romania's parliament not to organise a referendum that could make gay marriage impossible under a revised Constitution.
A Romanian cyber intelligence official has confirmed the foreign ministry had been the target of a "surgical, targeted, specialized" cyberattack likely orchestrated by another country.
Luxoft Romania marketing manager Cosmin Patlageanu was appointed head of the Association of Business Service Leaders in Romania (ABSL), a major body representing the local Business Services sector. Cosmin Patlageanu is replacing Florin Grama, ...
More than 4,300 SMEs, startups, and micro-enterprises in Romania will benefit from better access to financing under the three agreements, which should generate a total funding of EUR 246 million, according to a statement from the Representation of the ...
Oil and gas producers in Romania could be forced to trade their output through a state-owned operator, as the country's Parliament is aiming to modify the Law on Electricity and Natural Gas, a move that prompted accusations of "nationalisation ...
Donald Trump Jr. (39) and his son are reportedly visiting in Romania until Thursday. According to, the two are on a private visit and will travel to several destinations throughout the country, including Maramures.
Green Car Reports provides more: "Despite the incentives, the most recent European Alternative Fuel Observatory report notes that only about 160 plug-in electric cars were registered in Romania last year." "Local media projects that up to ...
Pride Week is ongoing in Romania, where Vlad Viski, a spokesperson for the LGBT rights group MozaiQ, believes the community is finally mobilizing in defence of its rights.
Up to 15 Pakistanis headed for Germany have been kidnapped for ransom in Romania where they are facing possible torture or even the prospect of starvation by their captors.
German group Continental, the largest car parts manufacturer in Romania, saw a 20% annual increase in its turnover last year, to EUR 2.66 billion, reports local Ziarul Financiar.
Romania's parliament endorsed the law on third-party car insurance (Raspundere Civila Auto or RCA) on May 16, two days before the deadline.
In its latest report, the EC mentioned Spain, Belgium, and Croatia among the countries that need to accelerate the refugee intake from Italy and Greece, while Romania, Germany, and Slovakia should take more refugees from Greece, and France should take ...
Members of the Romanian Roma community, some wearing the letter Z, used by Nazis to identify Roma or Gypsy prisoners of concentration camps, attend an anti-racism march celebrating the Romani Resistance Day in Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday, May 16 ...
Barron Trump, Donald Trump's youngest son and his only child with Melania Trump - the First Lady of the United States, landed on Tuesday at the airport in Cluj, central Romania, according to Ziar de Cluj, which cites local TV station NCN TV. He ...
A reorganisation of four of Romania's advisory research councils was mooted in February, shortly after the new Social Democratic government came to power.





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