August 18, 2018

Univar office opened in Bucharest

Chemical distributor Univar has announced that Univar South-East Europe – its legal entity in Romania – is operational. Company representatives declared that Romania is a promising market for the company … [Read more...]

Astra Vagoane Arad goes back in Brazil

Astra Vagoane – the Arad-based rail car maker – is back on the Brazilian market after a 20-year break. Astra Vagoane won in late 2011 a contract worth over 100 ml euros under which it will export 98 … [Read more...]

G20 finance ministers want the eurozone to boost rescue fund

According to the BBC News, the G20 finance ministers have said that Eurozone countries need to put more money in their rescue fund before G20 nations can step in to help them. They said such a move was … [Read more...]

The new Nokia phone with a 41MP camera

Among the new technology on show during the opening day of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona was a 41-megapixel Nokia smartphone. The 808 Pureview offers enhanced low-light performance as well as sophisticated … [Read more...]

BAT Romania new general manager

The Romanian division of the cigarette-manufacturing company British American Tobacco (BAT) has a new general manager. Gemma Webb will be replacing David Waterfield as Managing Director for South-Eastern … [Read more...]

Gas and energy bills to grow for 90 % of population in 2013

Some 7 to 7.2 million household consumers representing 83 to 86 % of total consumers could pay higher prices for energy and natural gas after next year’s price liberalization. Only 14 to17 % would receive … [Read more...]

Musical instruments on display @ MTR

March 1 to April 1, the Romanian Peasant’s Museum (MTR) will host the musical instruments and sound images exhibition “Chopin in Love”, highlighting the links between traditional folk music and Frederic … [Read more...]

Sittin’ Around, Watching TV

Careful readers of this blog will remember that it heartily recommended (over the course of two consecutive columns, no less!) that people get out of the house and see the movie Hugo.  Furthermore, I … [Read more...]

EUR 270 mln aside for state aid when closing 3 coals mines

The European Commission authorized almost EUR 270 million of public funding to be used by Romania for closing three uncompetitive coals mines owned by the National Hard Coal Company JSC Petrosani (CNH … [Read more...]

Information centre on European funds inaugurated by MAEur

On Monday (today), the European Affairs Ministry (MAEur) inaugurates in Bucharest an information centre on structural and cohesion funds. The center was established within a European-funded project and … [Read more...]

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