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Romania's Chamber of Deputies will discuss a draft bill that aims to tax services offered via online platforms such as Uber, Airbnb, and others, reports local Startupcafe.
Some 60,000 households in Romania were disconnected from the power grid on Sunday, half compared to the previous day, when there were 120,000 such cases, according to energy minister Toma Petcu.
Bucharest: Johanna Konta defended herself for walking off court as Romania brushed aside the controversy surrounding captain Ilie Nastase to beat Britain 3-1 in their scandal-mired Fed Cup play-off on Sunday.
Enel operates the electricity distribution networks in three of Romania's regions, namely the Southern Muntenia, which includes Bucharest, Banat, and Dobrogea, and supplies electricity to clients in these regions.
Emerging and frontier markets have seen quite a bit of success in the past year, particularly when tapping international bond markets.
Romanian champions Catalina Ponor won her fifth European title in the balance beam competition of the European gymnastics Championships.
Romania has introduced a new EUR100 million government support scheme for the development of new capacity or refurbishment of existing capacities for production of electricity or thermal energy from biomass, biogas or geothermal energy.
Romania's sky has brightened up, thanks to an annual light festival accompanied with an earful of tunes. Several landmark buildings in the capital Bucharest were clothed in light and color as some 200,000 residents and visitors celebrated the event ...
The European Gymnastics Championships taking place at the Cluj-Napoca Multipurpose Hall - 60 years on from the previous edition of the European event hosted by Romania - drew the participation of 274 gymnasts (168 men and 106 women) from 37 ...
Two teenagers have died in an avalanche in Romania after a blast of wintry weather hit the country. rescue workers recovered the bodies of a 13-year-old and a 14-year-old, and said that three others in the group were not in danger.
Great Britain fell 1-0 behind in their Fed Cup World II play-off against Romania after Simona Halep defeated Heather Watson.
The US government has fielded a request from Bucharest to buy Patriot air-and-missile defense systems.
Let's move on to the fifth set of votes in the INFE Poll 2017. Over the coming days, ESCToday in collaboration with the INFE Network will be presenting you with the results of the first official INFE Poll, with votes gathered and combined from INFE ...
Winter has unexpectedly returned to Romania in the last two days causing traffic problems and power grid failures in several regions.
Ellie Downie became the first British gymnast to be crowned a European all-around champion after a thrilling finish saw her edge Hungary's Zsofia Kovacs to claim gold in Cluj.
British destroyer HMS Daring will carry out several training exercises at the sea with Romania's King Ferdinand frigate on April 25.
Eurovision news Ukraine 2017: Put your hands together for Romania as country is back in the competition with a bang this year! The 2017 Romanian Eurovision ...
The decision of the Romanian Orthodox Church to spend 425,000 euros on a 25-ton bell engraved with Patriarch Daniel's portrait for the People's Redemption Cathedral - planned to be the biggest and tallest Orthodox Church in the world - has stirred ...
American and Romanian military forces have taken part in a joint military exercise within the framework of the NATO. The live-fire exercise, which involved US M1 Abrams tanks, was held at a combat training center in Smardan, Romania, about 260 ...
A COUSIN of Bono is to appear on Romania's Got Talent tomorrow in a bid to become the family's next big star. Rebecca Hewson, 19, a distant relative of the U2 frontman - real name Paul Hewson - through her mum Imelda's family, who are originally from ...
Areas from Romania to Moldova and Ukraine were the latest in Europe to receive rare and disruptive April snow this week. Unusually cold air plunging southward and connecting with a storm tracking eastward across Central Europe allowed the snow to ...
A Romanian immigrant battered and raped a woman just 11 days after arriving in the UK having been released from prison in his home country.
LITCHFIELD - A team of 10 from the First Baptist Church of Litchfield will be heading to Romania at the end of this month to work on a church building for one of their Missionaries.
According to a Reuters report Thursday, the Patriot systems would be part of an integrated air defense system that includes six F-16 fighter jets Romania recently procured. The acquisitions this year could put the country in compliance with the NATO ...
army Col. Paul Mattern, commander of the 926th engineer Brigade, and Romanian Land Forces Brig. Gen. Gheorghe Soare, commander of the 10th Engineer Brigade, exchange gifts after the opening ceremony for Resolute Castle 2017 at Cincu Training ...
CINCU TRAINING AREA, Romania, April 19, 2017 - army engineers help ensure warfighters remain mobile on the battlefield. That work was highlighted here April 14, as the third iteration of the Resolute Castle training exercise opened with a ceremony ...
Ilinca was titled by many as "the best Romanian Yodel singer available". She fell in love with the genre as a kid and became obsessed with it.
Pakistan and Romania have historical relations since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1964. The two countries have longstanding cooperation in political, economic, cultural and scientific fields with bilateral trade valued at around $100 ...
You may have read about the anti-corruption protests that happened in Romania this February. But one month later, another march strode through Bucharest.
In this Sunday, April 9, 2017, picture a gendarme with a flowers attached to his uniform walks next to Catholic children taking part in a Palm Sunday procession in Bucharest, Romania. Ahead of Easter, celebrated by both Orthodox and Catholic believers ...
Art Safari Bucharest, the biggest art event in Romania, will return with a new edition between May 19 and June 18. The highlight of this year's edition of the event will be a large exhibition dedicated to Romanian painter Stefan Luchian, which will be ...
One of Romania's most wanted, businessman-cum-politician Sebastian Ghita, was arrested Thursday night in Belgrade after four months on the run.
Bucharest, Romania - New trends are joining old traditions in Romania this Easter. In the predominantly Christian Orthodox country of 19 million, age-old crafts such as intricate egg decorating and painted religious icons are a major feature of the ...
A silver Dacian necklet (a torc) was found in the Siculeni commune in Harghita County, IN central Romania. The necklet is estimated to date back to 2,000 years ago, and has a torsade shape.
Romanian officials say a fugitive businessman and former lawmaker indicted on wide-ranging corruption charges has been detained in Serbia, months after he illegally left the country.
Autoliv Romania, one of the largest employers in the local car parts industry, with 11,000 people, will open an engineering center in Iasi in the second half of this year.
US giant ExxonMobil, the largest listed oil company in the world, has launched a market consultation process on Romania's Electronic Public Procurement System (SEAP) for activities estimated at USD 942 million, without VAT. The group wants to identify ...
Romania's Energy Ministry announced yesterday that all its proposals for the supervisory and administration boards of local energy companies Hidroelectrica, Nuclearelectrica, and Romgaz are provisional, for a period of four months.
The result of this debate will be the new European political normal for decades, and will heavily influence Romanian society.
The document also provides for new forms of interaction by making checks on persons, vehicles and goods, crossing the common Moldovan-Romanian border based on 'one stop" principle, expediting and facilitating crossing the common border," the press ...
Romania is home to almost two-thirds of the EU's old-growth forests. But vast areas of these ancient woodlands have been destroyed in recent years.
(ANSA) - Rome, April 12 - Anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) bigwig Luigi Di Maio was slammed Wednesday for saying Romania was exporting 40% of its criminals to Italy while Italy was exporting jobs to Romania. Gianni Pittella, the European ...
Luigi Di Maio, Italian deputy and member of the populist party Five Star Movement (M5S), said that Italy has imported 40% of Romania's criminals, while Romania has imported Italian companies and capital, reports local Mediafax. "Italy imported from ...
Airbus Helicopters and IAR have signed an exclusive cooperation agreement for the heavy twin engine H215M multi-role helicopter. Under this agreement IAR will become the prime contractor for the H215M for any future order by the Romanian Ministry of ...
With Romania among the European Union member states with the lowest share of expenditure on research and development (R&D), involvement in public-private partnerships (PPPs), which are backed by the European Commission, the executive arm of the ...
French retailer Carrefour has founded an agricultural co-operative in a Romanian village to bring local fresh produce to its shelves.
Charles Crocker is CEO of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce. He has been working as a business entrepreneur for over 20 years in Romania and the region. He has developed many teams and businesses and led them from start up to exit, ...
Romania's Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) published yesterday its first ranking of insurance companies in Romania based on their customers' satisfaction. Allianz-Tiriac, Generali Romania, and Groupama ranked first, whereas Asirom, City insurance, ...






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