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Romania considers eID card scheme

2017-03-21 10:07:00
Romanian officials have confirmed that the country is mulling the introduction of eID cards to improve their identity systems. The Romanian Ministry of Interior announced that it has put up for public debate a draft law on the introduction of electronic ID ...

Israeli Arab woman sentenced to 50 months for joining IS

2017-03-21 09:59:00
A district court in Haifa sentenced 30-year-old Sabrine Zbeidat of the Arab city Sakhnin today for slipping into Syria via Turkey with her husband and three young children while on a family vacation in Romania in 2015. The verdict says IS militants brought ...

1-8 Infantry hosts Kids Day event in Romania

2017-03-21 09:38:00
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Romania’s Electric Castle festival adds Franz Ferdinand and UNKLE to its 2017 lineup

2017-03-21 09:34:00
The organizers of Romania’s Electric Castle music festival have announced new names for this year’s lineup, including famous indie-rock band Franz Ferdinand and well-known band UNKLE. Other artists announced on Tuesday are Zedd, Paul Van Dyk, Dub ...

Uber plans to launch carpool service in Romania by mid-2018

2017-03-21 08:05:00
Technology start-up Uber is looking to launch UberPool in Romania in the next year and a half, according to Nicoleta Schroeder, the general manager of the local operations. The new service allows user to share the ride and split the cost of a trip with ...

Banca Transilvania and OTP Bank Romania to finance VOX Technology Park in Timisoara

2017-03-21 07:24:00
Banca Transilvania and OTP Bank Romania will provide finance for VOX Technology Park, the office project developed by Werk Property Group and that will open its doors in Timisoara at the end of 2017. The finance consists of EUR 16.8 million in development ...

US Marines, Romanian troops hold Black Sea exercises

2017-03-21 06:07:00
CAPU MIDIA, Romania (AP) — U.S. Marines and Romanian troops are taking part in joint exercises on the Black Sea coast. In one maneuver Monday, they launched a Stinger missile at a surface-to-air firing range. There are 450 Marines and 750 Romanian troops ...

Alstom has completed its first signalling project in Serbia

2017-03-21 05:47:00
This is one of the first implementations of a modern interlocking system in Serbia, where the signalling and operating rules are very different from other European countries”, said Gabriel Stanciu, Alstom Managing Director for Romania, Bulgaria and ...

French insurer Groupama wants to pass RON 1 bln turnover in Romania

2017-03-21 05:38:00
French insurer Groupama’s local subsidiary wrote gross premiums of RON 932 million (EUR 208 million) last year, up 16% over 2015. This year the company plans to increase its turnover by 10%, and thus exceed the threshold of RON 1 billion (EUR 219 million).