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Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Friday attended a meeting in Bucharest of the European Union heads of diplomatic missions (HoMs) where she expressed her confidence that the results of 2018 will be similar with those of 2017 as a result of government action to efficiently manage and modernise the ...
Smart Bike Sharing, a company set up in March, will launch a bicycle rental service in Bucharest in mid-April, Andrei Botescu, the co-founder of local bicycle producer Atelierele Pegas told local Profit.ro. The estimations show that about 100,000 people will use this service by the end of the year. The project ...

The book The Key of Understanding of Varlaam, the Metropolitan of Moldavia, sold for EUR 3,750 at an Artmark auction that took place in Bucharest. The book appeared in 1678, the first one to be printed in Bucharest. Other books that sold at the same auction were: a first edition of Descriptio Moldaviae, the ...
Eight cars burned in Bucharest on Saturday evening, March 31, in three separate fires that occurred in District 1. The Police believe that an arsonist set the cars on fire. Moreover, the same suspect is believed to have tried to start a fire at an apartment building. Despite questioning several people, the ...
The infrastructure constraints faced by the northern area of Bucharest will result in the expansion of the stock in areas such as Centre-West or focusing on the new hub in Expozitiei. At the same time, the magnetism of regional cities will also be supported by a generous pipeline: if the total office stock in the ...
Gigi Becali, one of Romania's richest, best known as owner of the FCSB (former Steaua Bucharest) football club, was filmed on Saturday as he was herding his sheep on the busy Pipera street in Bucharest. As the herd blocked the car traffic on the street, Becali, with a broom in hand, helped his employees ...

Corinthia Hotels is set to open a new hotel in Bucharest, Romania. The former Grand Hotel du Boulevard in the capital city's center is scheduled to reopen in late 2019 as the Corinthia Grand Hotel du Boulevard Bucharest following an extensive refurbishment. Corinthia Hotels will operate the hotel under a ...
Bucharest's City Hall selected on Thursday, March 29, the consultancy firm that will draft the municipality's strategy to turn into a smart city. Deloitte Consultanta won the RON 460,000 (EUR 100,000) project called Smart City Bucuresti. The development strategy will establish the priority actions to be taken ...
The total surface of the land plots traded in Bucharest last year reached 116 hectares, the highest volume recorded in the last ten years, according to real estate consultancy firm Cushman & Wakefield Echinox. The total value of the deals reached EUR 216 million, up by 69% over the previous year.
The Bucharesters who own mixed breed dogs and cats will be able to have their pets neutered for free, according to a project voted earlier this week by the Bucharest General Council. In this context, the Animal Welfare and Surveillance Authority (ASPA) will conclude an agreement of maximum of one year, ...
Vlad Voiculescu, the former Health minister in the Ciolos cabinet, said in a Rock FM radio show this morning that he plans to run for office in the local elections of 2020, against Bucharest Mayor Gabriela Firea. “I'm angry enough now. I'll do my best,” said Voiculescu. Voiculescu is 35 years old and he is ...
12 years after its debut, EUROPAfest - Bucharest International Jazz Competition, ranked by BBC as one of the first 3 jazz contests of Europe, has won its place amongst the worldwide resonant jazz events, being appreciated by the public, the artists, and the specialists. Trough the presentation of different ...
Corinthia Hotels is set to expand its five-star hotel portfolio with the opening of a new luxury property in Bucharest, Romania. ... Corinthia Grand Hotel du Boulevard Bucharest will offer over 50 rooms and suites, exquisite dining options, a grand ballroom, boutique meeting spaces, and luxury amenities.
According to Bucharest mayor Gabriela Firea, the number of couples who use this procedure in Romania is very low compared to other EU countries due to the high costs. Only about 5,000 couples do in-vitro fertilization each year in Romania, compared to about 40,000 in France. Moreover, the state only ...
Spring seems to keep everyone waiting this year, but once it arrives it is sure to transform the city with its trees in bloom, colorful flowers and sunny sky. If you would like to see how Bucharest changes in the new season, here are some suggestions for spring strolls through the capital's nature- and ...
The Bucharest City Hall has announced on Monday that works will begin for the expansion of the Glina wastewater treatment plant and for the construction of the sludge incinerator. The investment goes up to RON 1.8 billion and will be made through European funds. This contract will allow the construction ...
The yearly international exhibition World Press Photo will be open in Bucharest, Timişoara and Cluj-Napoca between May and June. In Bucharest, the exhibition will go on display at the National Museum of Art of Romania (MNAR) between May 2 and May 23. It can be visited from Wednesday to Sunday, ...

Women Entrepreneurs Employers' Federation (FPFA) launched today in Bucharest. The body is designed to support the involvement of women in the economic and social life of Romania. The FPFA is the only female associative organization that aims to be representative in the social dialogue and to create ...
Bucharest's subway line five, which connects the Drumul Taberei residential area to the city center, may become operational in early 2019, according to representatives of the subway operator Metrorex. Car traffic restrictions in the Drumul Taberei area, which were instated in 2011, when the subway project ...
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday in Bucharest after meeting Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic that he is ready to involve in finding a solution between Kosovo and Serbia. He said that a final solution cannot be imposed from outside and that he cannot imagine a solution that is not ...
ROMANIAN infrastructure manager CFR Infrastructură has launched a tender for a feasibility study into the construction of a rail link to Bucharest Henri ... The project would involve rehabilitation and electrification of a 16.5km section of the Bucharest North - Urzceni line, with a new 2.5km branch from Odăile ...
The brackets for The Bucharest Major have been set after four days of 16 teams playing in a 5-round Swiss format of best-of-one matches. img. VGJ.Thunder and Evil Geniuses had no problems getting out of the group stage. Both of the teams had 3-0 performances to make it out. The current International ...
The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of its laboratory in Bucharest, Romania, that was provisionally suspended in November following violations of the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL). The organization did not specify what the violations were, but referred ...
Tristan Sharps, a pioneer of immersive theatre and the founder of the dreamthinkspeak theatre company will be at POINT between March 9 and 11 with conferences, workshops and networking, all under the FRACTAL programme. Artistic content creators are invited to learn about the techniques of a rare ...
Allegro, ma no troppo by Ion Minulecscu, played at the Ion Luca Caragiale National Theatre on Saturday, March 10, is a sentimental comedy, with love tangles and dramatic suspense. A satire of morals with a millionaire, a wife and a playwright, and other quirky characters like a mistress, a broker and a ...
The president of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, is making an official visit in Bucharest today, at the invitation of President Klaus Iohannis. Vučić will also meet with PM Viorica Dancila and the president of the Chamber of Deputies, PSD leader Liviu Dragnea. The visit is taking place following ...
The five-star hotel Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest has appointed Rainer Gieringer as its new general manager. Gieringer replaces Aykut Korkmaz, who leaves Romania to continue his career within Hilton Baku, according to a press release. Rainer Gieringer has been working in the hospitality industry ...
Sheraton Bucharest Hotel, part of the Marriott International chain, announced the launch of its Skyview Pool SPA following an investment of almost EUR 500,000. “The Skyview Pool is a natural step in the evolution of Sheraton Bucharest Hotel. As a five stars' hotel, appreciated by the clients for the quality of ...
Eighteen teams are headed to Bucharest, Romania for the fourth Major of the 2017-2018 Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) where a $1 million prize pool and 1,500 DPC points are up for grabs. ESL Katowice might have shaken the DPC Leaderboard two weeks ago. Fnatic almost toppled Evil Geniuses and Mineski ...
Once the action for Day 1b of the 2018 888poker LIVE Bucharest €888 Main Event got underway, the signs were written on the wall that it was going to be a busy day in the Grand Ballroom of the stunning JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel. More than 120 players were in their seats within half an hour, and ...
Vanilla, a Bucharest confectionery and pastry shop, has opened a concept store in the city's Old Town: Pasteis de Nata by Vanilla. Vanilla, which has an outlet in the capital at 47 Mihai Bravu, is a popular sweets shop in the city. They make both local and international sweets, but also pies, such as ones with ...
Ceausescu's legacy weighs heavily on Bucharest, a city once admired for its elegance. Inspired by trips to North Korea in the 1970s, the self-styled “Genius of the Carpathians” tore down great swathes of the capital in the name of urban renewal. Today even a casual visitor can't fail to be struck by the ...
The first of three starting days of the 888Live Poker Festival Bucharest €888 Main Event is in the books and Day 1a drew a total of 110 entries. This put the tournament on track to meet and surpass the guaranteed prize pool of €288,000. The 888Live series headed to the Romanian capital for the very first ...
We see childhood Ana with her father as a Ceausescu-era power cut sweeps across Bucharest, blackening the sky around now-brilliant stars; they're watching from the Institute for Mathematics. Elsewhere they play a game, finding shapes in a field of randomly drawn dots on a piece of paper. “This is how ...
From Budapest to Bucharest: These Are Europe's 10 Best Cities for Startups. The Top 10 Fastest Growing Companies in Europe. The Hottest Startups in Europe Are From These 5 Tiny Countries. How This German Meal-Kit Company Discovered Its 5 Most Popular Eats. Please search by company name, industry, or metro ...
During February 24- March 8 the Bucharest Mayor Office hosts “Martisor Fair- Bucharest, your heart” in Universitatii Square, with the occasion of spring holidays- Dragobete, Martisor and International Woman's Day. Mayor Gabriela Firea acquired illuminations, heart decorations, diamond ring decorations ...
The 888poker LIVE Bucharest Main Event could also see some of Romania's biggest stars take to the tables and try to cash in on their home field advantage. Vlad Darie, Florian Duta, Mihai Niste and Alexandru Papazian are ranked first through fourth in Romania by the Global Poker Index and may turn up ...
Romania's road infrastructure company CNAIR said that the highways A2 Bucharest-Constanta and A4 Ovidiu-Agigea remained closed on Thursday evening due to the bad weather. The weather agency ANM has updated its warning for cold weather in Romania, with temperatures set to fall up to -25 ...
The largest event in Bucharest dedicated to Easter will be organized in Bucharest's Regele Mihai I (Herastrau) Park between March 30 and April 9. Now in its ninth edition, the event, called Traditii si Flori de Sarbatori, includes a fair of traditional objects, a series of folk music and dance performances, ...
As Romania is under an orange warning for snowfall, the authorities have decided to close the A2 highway linking Bucharest to Constanta. One person lost her life in northern Romania due to the bad weather. The Romanian Police said that traffic was also restricted on the A4 highway between Ovidiu and ...
Uber has launched in Bucharest its Uber Green service, using a fleet of 20 electric cars Renault Zoe in partnership with Eldrive. The Romanian capital becomes the first city in the CEE to benefit from the service, so far available in Amsterdam, Paris, London and Lisbon. According to Nicoleta Schroeder, ...
The Bucharest City Hall put up for debate a draft bill designed to increase the amount of taxes paid for land. The municipality cites the provisions of the Law no 227/2015 regarding the Fiscal Code according to which the taxes can updated by April 30 depending on the inflation rate from the previous years.
Israeli real estate developer Hagag Development Europe plans to invest over EUR 90 million in its first residential project in Bucharest. The project is called H Pipera Lake and is located on a 5.7-hectare plot on the shore of lake Pipera, in Northern Bucharest. It will include a built area of 57,000 sqm, namely ...
Thus, the tax for land with construction in Bucharest's best locations may increase from RON 10,353 per hectare to RON 10,695 (EUR 2.295) per hectare next year. For construction land outside the city the tax will increase from RON 27 to RON 28 per hectare, while the new tax for arable land outside the city ...
The Romanian Patriarchy wants to build a residential complex on a 5,000-square-meter plot of land on Pajurei Street in Bucharest, according Roxana Wring, a member of the Bucharest General Council representing the opposition party Save Romania Union (USR). The complex is to have eight-storey ...
Uber has launched in Bucharest its Uber Green service, using a fleet of 20 electric cars Renault Zoe in partnership with Eldrive. The Romanian capital becomes the first city in the CEE to benefit from the service, so far available in Amsterdam, Paris, London and Lisbon. According to Nicoleta Schroeder, ...
As Romania is under an orange warning for snowfall, the authorities have decided to close the A2 highway linking Bucharest to Constanta. One person lost her life in northern Romania due to the bad weather. The Romanian Police said that traffic was also restricted on the A4 highway between Ovidiu and ...
Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep is set to receive the title of honorary citizen of Bucharest today, February 26. The title is conferred in recognition and appreciation of her sport performances. Romanian sports personalities, such as George Cosac, the president of the Romanian Tennis Federation, former ...
Globalworth Real Estate Investments Ltd, one of the most important office buildings companies in Romania, announces the finalization of 2 lands acquisition in North of Bucharest and the preparation of constructions works start for two office buildings. Following the finalization of the acquisitions, ...
One of the sections of Bucharest's ring road will be upgraded by Chinese state-owned company Sinohydro, which won a RON 233 million (EUR 50 million) contract, according to Romanian state-owned road infrastructure company (CNAIR). The 11.5 kilometers two-lane ring road section between DN2 ...


 

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