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Bucharest wants to expand its Old Town

Bucharest's Old Town, the city's historic district, will expand to include 50 other streets in the city center, Bucharest mayor Gabriela Firea. The Old Town will also include the Jewish district...

Nuclearelectrica: Unit 1 in Cernavoda will be stopped in 2026 for refurbishment, project costs up to 1.5 billion Euro

Unit 1 in Cernavoda nuclear power plant will have undergo a process of refurbishment in 2026, a project that will cost around 1.2-1.5 billion Euro, according to Romeo Urjan, the head of Nucleare...

CFR Calatori passenger trains register total delays of almost nine years in 2017

The trains ran by the state-owned company CFR Calatori registered total delays of some 4.53 million minutes in 2017, which translates into around 8.6 years, according to data from the company.

Around 35 percent of the Romanian roads are covered with stone and soil, statistics show

Romania has made little progress last year in modernizing its infrastructure, official statistics released on Wednesday showing that 35 percent of the roads are covered with stone and soil and o...

Bucharest to build new terminal for Henri Coanda International airport

The procedures for building a new terminal at the Henri Coanda International Airport, which serves Romania’s capital, are ongoing.

New bill regulating activity of Uber, Taxify in Romania, submitted to Parliament

A draft bill regulating ridesharing services in Romania, such the ones provided by Uber or Taxify, has been submitted to the Parliament by several MPs from both ruling and opposition parties.

CNAIR auctioned infrastructure projects worth four billion Euro in 2017

The National Road Infrastructure Management Company (CNAIR) informs that it auctioned projects worth around four billion Euro in 2017, the highest value in the last 27 years.

Timisoara ponders metro line

Timisoara, a city in western Romania, is planning to allot 31,182 Euro of this year’s budget to a pre-feasibility study for a metro-type public transport system.

Telekom launches the third Smart City pilot project in Romania

Telekom Romania launched in Piatra Neamt, the third Smart City pilot project, after the ones in Bucharest and Constanta. The company's project is part of the strategy of expanding its own operat...

Romania and Hungary to build high-speed railway from Cluj to Budapest

Romania's foreign affairs minister Teodor Melescanu and Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto agreed on Monday on the development of a high-speed railway between Cluj-Napoca and Budapest, Szijja...

Posta Romana auto park to increase by 180 units, following investment of 3 million Euro

Posta Romana auto park will increase by 180 units, out of which 80 cars of 3.5 tones will be functional this week, following that until the end of the month to be distributed the rest of 100 car...

BMW to build test track for self-driving cars

German luxury automaker BMW said on Friday it will spend over 100 million euros ($118 million) on a test track for self-driving and electric cars in the Czech Republic, as it expands its foray i...

Constructions sector down by 5.4 per cent in 2017

Constructions works sector down year-on-year by 5.4 per cent in 2017, affected by the decrease in the infrastructure works and non-residential constructions, while the residential constructions ...

E-Distributie Muntenia invested 14.5 million RON for the modernisation of the Cotroceni primary station

E-Distributie Muntenia invested about 14.5 million RON (3.15 million Euro) for the first stages of the modernization of the Cotroceni primary station in Bucharest, a 3-year project which began i...

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Anca Jurma named interim chief prosecutor of Romanian anti-corruption agency

Prosecutor Anca Jurma has been named the interim chief prosecutor of the Romanian anti-corruption agency (DNA) following an order by the General Prosecutor Augustin Lazar.

Continental to list powertrain division mid-2019

Continental is moving ahead with an initial public offering of its powertrain unit and new corporate structure in the car-parts maker's biggest overhaul in decades.

Romanian M&A market speeds up in Q2, says Deloitte

The M&A market in Romania marked a significant recovery in the second quarter of this year, reaching 391 million Euro, compared with 258 million Euro in the first three months of the year. Accor...

Vardinogiannis Group finalized the acquisition of Marfin Bank in Romania

Vardinogiannis Group, one of the most solid and well capitalized business conglomerates in Europe, finalized the acqusition of Marfin Bank, after receiving approval from the National Bank of Rom...

PayU expands to Israel through ZOOZ

PayU, the leading financial services provider in global growth markets, announced the acquisition of ZOOZ, the payment technology platform that operates in Israel. The transaction supports the c...

Engie acquires Romanian IoT company Flashnet, specialized in Smart Public Lighting

ENGIE announces the acquisition of 60 per cent of Flashnet, a Romanian Internet of Things (IoT) company.

TransferGo receives electronic money license

TransferGo, the international fast online transfer company, has been granted its e-Money license from the Bank of Lithuania. The license allows electronic money storage & transfer and other fina...

Garanti Consumer Finance signs a loan agreement for seven million Euro with The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank

Garanti Consumer Finance, part of the financial group Garanti Romania, has signed a loan agreement of seven million Euro with the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB).

Healthy Central European private equity activity levels set to continue, says Deloitte

The strong momentum underway in Central Europe's private equity markets should continue, according to the latest Deloitte Central Europe Private Equity Confidence Survey.

Dacia posts half-year sales record

Dacia posted a half-year sales record in Europe with 281,225 vehicle registrations (up 14.6 per cent) and a record 2.9 per cent share of the market, according to world sales result published by ...

Romelectro to modernize the Smardan power station following 23 million Euro project

The association between Romelectro SA and Electromontaj SA, as a general contractor, recently won the tender organized by CNTEE Transelectrica SA for the modernization of the Smardan power stati...

CEZ Group in Romania ended 2017 at a net profit level

CEZ Group in Romania ended 2017 with better results than in 2016 at a net profit level. Last year brought for CEZ Group in Romania a profit before interests, taxes, depreciation, and amortizatio...

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Oil Terminal cuts wages by 25 per cent for ten days
Oil Terminal suspends full wage payment for ten days in order to reduce expenses. Almost a thousand employees will be affected by the measure decided after the company concluded the first semester of the year w...

Dacia Mioveni plant in Romania reaches 50 years of activity
The Dacia car plant in Mioveni, Romania, celebrated 50 years since producing the first Dacia car on Monday, August 20.

Quarterly distribution of dividends - benefits vs costs
In July 2018, Romania joined the European Union countries where companies can distribute dividends to shareholders on a quarterly basis. This change in the Company Law is extremely welcome and has been long awa...

PayU expands to Israel through ZOOZ
PayU, the leading financial services provider in global growth markets, announced the acquisition of ZOOZ, the payment technology platform that operates in Israel. The transaction supports the continued expansi...

Romelectro to modernize the Smardan power station following 23 million Euro project
The association between Romelectro SA and Electromontaj SA, as a general contractor, recently won the tender organized by CNTEE Transelectrica SA for the modernization of the Smardan power station. The total va...