September
2006
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Vol. 2 No.6  
 
 
 

 

 
 
Features

Change of scene

     Bucharest is witnessing a massive growth in new buildings, but experts fear it may be out of control. 'The Diplomat Bucharest' analyses the chaotic state of development. »

»   I've seen the future, it is piazzas: Mayor Adriean
  Videanu views Latin-style squares for capital:   Exclusive interview
»   "We could not realise one single project"
  
Architect Meinhard von Gerkan on attempts to
  
revive Bucharest
» City heads due south:
New airport, ring road and latest Metro line could help southern revival, if funding arrives
» Development boom:
Round up of 100 million Euro-plus developments in the city
» COMMENT:
Mistakes of past must not be revisited.
Profile
»   Prudence pays: Outgoing country manager of the   World Bank in Romania Owaise Saadat reports on the   nation's state of play.
News Reports
» Secret service revelations from the 1970s claim top political figures
» Bosses of Foreign Investments Agency sacked over 'nothing'
» Population heavy but suspicious news consumers
» World Bank bond throws confidence behind local currency
» Plus: Tourism boss resigns in despair and no one turns up to help brand Romania
National Days
»

China

Romanian wine heads for Beijing, while
Chinatown comes to the Balkan capital

»

South Korea

Daewoo Craiova returns to state, while the Far East looks for manufacturing opportunity »

Business Leader
»   Straight to the top:
  Liliana Solomon, CEO of Vodafone Romania, on plans to
  regain first place
Opinion
» Is collaboration enough to condemn?
Top politicians debate how to judge former secret service informers
Law
» Real estate and restitution claims
Real Estate
» Hotel Bulevard revamp in four-star hotel boost on Calea Victoriei
» Office block trinity due for Pipera zone
» Property of the month: Hollywood style in Unirii
» Best new developments in Bucharest and Romania at large
Art
» Pleasures of the garden: 100 years of painting the backyard
Wine
» Small corks equals bad national economic policy: How a country's history is reflected in wine
Driving
» All-purpose, All-weather, All-road: The new Audi