US says Romania a 'model' in fight against corruption

2018-06-18 12:21:00
Bucharest (AFP) - Romania is a model for combating corruption in eastern Europe, a senior US official said Monday, as its left-wing government tries to dismiss the country's top graft fighter. "The US supports your anti-corruption institutions, through ...

Orange Romania launches new PrePay Talk Fun app

2018-06-18 09:42:00
Orange Romania launched a new app named 'Orange PrePay Talk Fun' and new benefits for prepay customers. The application uses face-tracking technology with which customers can talk like the cartoon characters Millidge and Doig from the operator's prepay ads.

Romania: US diplomat says corruption helps ‘hostile powers’

2018-06-18 09:31:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — An American diplomat is urging Romania to keep fighting official corruption to prevent “hostile powers” from undermining the country. Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell said during a visit to Bucharest on Monday that the ...

Roaming calls, data traffic boom in Romania after “Roam like at home” enforcement

2018-06-18 06:49:00
Romanians talked 1.5 billion minutes in roaming in 2017, three times more than in 2016, while data traffic in roaming went up six times, to 5,811 TB, according to Romania’s telecom authority ANCOM. The increase was mainly determined by the enforcement of ...

International media spotlight Romania’s “shadow state”, anti-corruption woes

2018-06-18 06:26:00
An article published in the online edition of The New York Times looks at the recent protest organized by Romania’s ruling coalition against the “shadow state” in the wider context of the country’s fight against corruption. The article covers the ...

Romania to Join NATO Cyber Defence Centre in Tallinn

2018-06-18 05:40:00
Romania is set to join the Tallinn-based NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) in 2019. The announcement was made on Friday, 15 June, by the Prime Minister of Romania, Mrs. Viorica Dăncilă, on a visit to the Estonian capital.

Romania’s Defense Ministry wants to finance armored vehicle development with EUR 230 mln

2018-06-18 05:30:00
Romania’s Defense Ministry has asked for the Parliament’s approval to finance the research and development phase for an armored vehicle to be produced at the local Moreni weapons factory, in partnership with German group Rheinmetall, local Hotnews.ro ...

Digi makes up with Romania’s Antena Group

2018-06-18 05:27:00
Digi Communications has announced the end of a series of disputes with Antena Group, one of Romania’s leading commercial broadcasters. In a statement addressed to shareholders and the market, it says that its Romanian subsidiary RCS&RDS has signed a ...

Resurrection, Rumors, and Romania

2018-06-18 05:19:00
Following up on yesterday’s post, I remembered a blog post that I wrote more than a decade ago, about things that I had learned from the experience of living and teaching in Romania, which relate directly to areas that I research and teach. One of them ...