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  • Romania scores great victory against Russia at European Women’s Handball Championship
    Posted by Romania Insider on December 7, 2016 at 7:10 pm

    Romania beat Olympic champions Russia in the second group match at the European Women’s Handball Championship with the categorical score of 22-17. Romania’s young goalkeeper Denisa Dedu was the match MVP, after she managed to save 22 of the 39 shots the Russians sent towards her goal. Thanks to her great saves, in the first The post Romania scores great victory against Russia at European Women’s Handball Championship appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Border Police cathes two groups of Iraqui asylum seekers trying to leave Romania illegally
    Posted by Irina Popescu on December 7, 2016 at 3:50 pm

    Romanian border police officers have caught two groups of Iraqi citizens who were trying to cross the border between Romania and Hungary illegally in the last week. All of the 19 people caught were asylum seekers in Romania. On Monday evening, at around 23:00, the police officers noticed 13 people of Asian origins (nine children and The post Border Police cathes two groups of Iraqui asylum seekers trying to leave Romania illegally appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Free train rides for Romanian students who want to vote in parliamentary elections
    Posted by Irina Popescu on December 7, 2016 at 3:40 pm

    Romanian students who have the right to vote (namely those aged 18 and over) will be able to travel by train for free between December 8 and December 12, according to a statement from the railway passenger carrier CFR Calatori. They can benefit from free trips between the cities where they are studying and their The post Free train rides for Romanian students who want to vote in parliamentary elections appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Which are the most dangerous roads in Romania?
    Posted by Irina Popescu on December 7, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    Romania ranks first in the EU in terms of number of deaths caused by road accidents, with three roads being the most dangerous from this point of view, namely DN1, DN2, and DN7, according to representatives of the Transport Ministry. These are also among the busiest roads in Romania. DN1 national road, which links Bucharest to The post Which are the most dangerous roads in Romania? appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Bucharest subway will be accessible by contactless card
    Posted by Irina Popescu on December 7, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    Bucharest subway users will no longer need to buy special metro cards to access the transport system as they will be able to do this with their contactless cards. BCR, the largest bank in Romania, will install 164 contactless payment systems at the Bucharest subway by the end of this year, in partnership with subway operator The post Bucharest subway will be accessible by contactless card appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • ExxonMobil buys USD 34.4 mln prospecting services in the Black Sea
    Posted by Romania Insider on December 7, 2016 at 1:30 pm

    American oil group ExxonMobil has launched an auction for a master agreement for the purchase of geotechnical prospecting and marine cartography in the Black Sea. The agreement, which spans over four years, has a maximum value of USD 34.4 million, VAT not included, according to an announcement published on Romania’s electronic public purchase platform SEAP, The post ExxonMobil buys USD 34.4 mln prospecting services in the Black Sea appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • YouTube Rewind 2016: Who are this year’s most popular performers in Romania?
    Posted by Romania Insider on December 7, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    Moldovan music band Carla’s Dreams have been the most popular artists in Romania considering Google’s YouTube Rewind 2016 ranking, which includes the most viewed music videos of the year. Carla’s Dreams have three videos in top five, including the first two places in the ranking. The song Sub Pielea Mea | #eroina (Under My Skin The post YouTube Rewind 2016: Who are this year’s most popular performers in Romania? appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Romania’s First House program to favor newly-built homes
    Posted by Romania Insider on December 7, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    Romania’s Finance Ministry has launched in public debate the emergency ordinance draft that sets the rules for continuing the First House program, which allows Romanians to get cheaper mortgage loans, partly guaranteed by the state, to buy their first house. The program, which was launched in 2009, will be prolonged for another five years. However, The post Romania’s First House program to favor newly-built homes appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Cefin becomes exclusive partner of Ford Trucks in Romania
    Posted by Romania Insider on December 7, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    Cefin Trucks, one of the biggest commercial vehicle distributors in Romania, has closed an exclusive partnership with Ford Trucks to sell Ford trucks in Romania. Cefin will allot its whole network for sales and post-sale services and will invest EUR 1.5 million to finance the inventory. In the first full year of operations (2017), Cefin The post Cefin becomes exclusive partner of Ford Trucks in Romania appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Romanian electro-IT retailer Flanco brings marketing director from Sun Plaza
    Posted by Romania Insider on December 7, 2016 at 11:30 am

    Romanian electro-IT retailer Flanco Retail has appointed Antonela Ciucasu as marketing director starting this month. Ciucasu was previously head of marketing & PR manager for Sun Plaza Shopping Center, which is managed by real estate consultancy firm CBRE Romania, for four years. Before that, she worked in the banking sector, at Royal Bank of Scotland’s local The post Romanian electro-IT retailer Flanco brings marketing director from Sun Plaza appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

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