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  • Romanian engineers work on Continental’s new car self-parking system
    by Irina Marica on August 22, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    A team of engineers based in Iasi, Eastern Romania, is working on German technology company Continental’s new solution that teaches cars how to park themselves. The new function, called Trained Parking, records and stores the sequence of a parking procedure. When the procedure is to be repeated, at the touch of a button, the vehicle independently The post Romanian engineers work on Continental’s new car self-parking system appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Romanian Post to inform clients about delivery date and time via text messages
    by Irina Marica on August 22, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    The Romanian Post has launched a tender to purchase services for sending text messages (SMS) to customers who use postal services and need to be informed about the postal items’ date and time of delivery, as well as about the amount to be paid upon receipt. The value of the one-year contract was estimated at The post Romanian Post to inform clients about delivery date and time via text messages appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Superstar Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu performs at Bucharest Days celebration
    by Ro Insider on August 22, 2017 at 5:21 pm

    Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu will perform in an open-air concert in Bucharest, on September 15. The concert will take place in the capital’s Constitutiei Square, starting 20:30. It is part the Bucharest Days event, which celebrates 558 years since the first historical confirmation of the city. The soprano will perform alongside the George Enescu Philharmonic, The post Superstar Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu performs at Bucharest Days celebration appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Underwater photo exhibition at Romanian visual arts festival
    by Irina Marica on August 22, 2017 at 5:18 pm

    Oscar Lights Vama (Vama Sub Lumini de Oscar), the international visual arts festival taking place in Vama Veche seaside resort, has a special event in its program: an underwater photo exhibition, which is a first for both Romania and Europe. The underwater exhibition of collective photography, called VSLO Aquatic, will be opened on August 24, The post Underwater photo exhibition at Romanian visual arts festival appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Romania’s public healthcare system loses 5,000 doctors in 20 years
    by Romania Insider on August 22, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    Romania’s public healthcare system has lost about 5,000 doctors in the last 20 years, or 10% of the total, reports local Profit.ro. The public system currently has 35,700 doctors. The private healthcare sector has strongly developed during this period, from less than 1,000 doctors in 1997 to almost 22,000 at the end of last year. The post Romania’s public healthcare system loses 5,000 doctors in 20 years appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Romanian oil equipment producer enters insolvency
    by Romania Insider on August 22, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    Upetrom 1 Mai, a local company producing equipment for extracting hydrocarbons, has entered insolvency after seven years of consecutive losses, reports local Economica.net. The company filed for insolvency at the beginning of August, and the court approved its request on August 11. It has appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers Business Recovery Services IPUR as the producer’s judicial administrator. The post Romanian oil equipment producer enters insolvency appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Uber’s turnover triples in Romania
    by Romania Insider on August 22, 2017 at 11:30 am

    American ride sharing company Uber recorded a turnover of RON 4.52 million (EUR 985,000) in Romania last year, triple compared to the previous year, reports local Profit.ro. The net profit amounted to RON 155,816 (EUR 34,000) last year, up 181% over 2015. The company had debts of almost EUR 350,000, whereas its receivables totaled around The post Uber’s turnover triples in Romania appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • AFI Europe Romania ups operating income by 11%
    by Romania Insider on August 22, 2017 at 11:30 am

    Israeli group AFI Europe Romania recorded a net operating income of EUR 25 million in the first six months of this year, up 11.5% over the same period last year. The company owns the AFI malls in Bucharest and Ploiesti and five office buildings in Bucharest. The AFI Palace Cotroceni shopping center in Bucharest saw The post AFI Europe Romania ups operating income by 11% appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • PM wants to warn Romanians about unsafe banks, central bank says system is solid
    by Ro Insider on August 22, 2017 at 11:27 am

    Prime Minister Mihai Tudose said he would make public a list of banks, active in Romania, that declare no profit, Mediafax reported. The Prime Minister said he planned to do this because of a duty to tell the population which lenders were not safe. The Government is not happy because many local banks haven’t paid The post PM wants to warn Romanians about unsafe banks, central bank says system is solid appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

  • Bucharest’s Cantacuzino Palace to undergo EUR 10 mln restoration
    by Irina Marica on August 22, 2017 at 11:17 am

    The “Cantacuzino Palace – George Enescu National Museum” in Bucharest is to undergo a 24-month restoration process, according to the Ministry of Culture. The investment is estimated at RON 45.41 million (more than EUR 9.9 million), including VAT. The Culture Ministry issued a press release announcing the revamping project after the local media reported that The post Bucharest’s Cantacuzino Palace to undergo EUR 10 mln restoration appeared first on Romania Insider. […]

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