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New car sales increase by over 20% in Romania in the first quarter

2018-04-25 04:30:00
New vehicle sales in Romania increased by 20.3% in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period of 2017, reaching almost 36,000 units, according to data released by the Car Manufacturers and Importers Association – APIA. Passenger car sales ...

Destination Lisbon (#40): Meet The Humans from Romania

2018-04-25 04:15:00
In the 40th part of 'Destination Lisbon', our feature counting down to the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, we get to know The Humans who will represent Romania with the song 'Goodbye'. This Febuary, The Humans won the Romanian national selection for the 2018 ...

Hands-on pursuits: Where to try traditional crafts in Romania

2018-04-25 03:16:00
A wealth of traditional crafts are still practiced in Romania, and the various fairs organized regularly in Bucharest and other cities are usually a good opportunity to see craftsmen at work. Here’s a handy list of places where one can try a traditional ...

Severe material deprivation down in Romania but still among highest in EU

2018-04-25 02:30:00
The share of severely materially deprived people in Romania decreased by 4.4 percentage points last year, to 19.4%, from 23.8% in 2016, according to the most recent data from the European statistical office Eurostat. However, the percentage is still among ...

Romania's Banca Transilvania Q1 net profit up 48.7 pct y/y

2018-04-25 01:40:00
* Says its net profit was 366 million lei ($96.11 million) in the first quarter, up 48.7 percent on the year, whereas Banca Transilvania Financial Group’s net profit amounted to roughly 389 million lei. * Says the BT Group’s total assets amounted to 60 ...

Leaders of Romania, Serbia, Greece, Bulgaria meet for economic cooperation

2018-04-24 22:12:00
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (from L to R) pose for photos at a joint press conference at Victoria Palace in Bucharest, Romania ...

Leaders of Romania, Serbia, Greece, Bulgaria meet for economic cooperation

2018-04-24 19:23:00
The leaders of Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia met here on Tuesday, discussing economic cooperation, concrete projects and the 16+1 cooperation format promoted by China. "We discussed today about economic cooperation, about concrete projects that the ...

Ten villages in Romania to add to the travel list

2018-04-24 11:25:00
Countryside tourism has taken off in the country in recent years, with the help of various initiatives, and those interested can now explore the villages across the country with easier access to accommodation and meal options. Some suggestions of villages ...

Strauss suspected of tax evasion in Romania

2018-04-24 10:14:00
The Romanian tax authorities are assessing the company for NIS 16.5 million in back taxes and suspect criminal behavior. Strauss Group Ltd. (TASE:STRS) will deposit NIS 13.3 million with the local tax authorities in Romania for tax assessments received by ...