Romania in the News

Romania’s Alexandru Grãdinar – a young ambassador for a young democracy

I met my wife when we were both in the foreign service twelve years ago. Back then lived in Bucharest and she was responsible for bi-lateral relations between Romania and the Nordic countries, amongst which were Denmark and Iceland, countries where now I ...  »
(added to on 24.03.2017, 19:40)

Uber: Romania is our second market in the region, after Poland

The ride-sharing app currently has 250,000 users in Romania, with 200,000 in Bucharest and the rest in Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara and Brasov. It plans to reach one million users in one year or two. Most users are young people aged 18-35. Last year, Uber saw a ...  »
(added to on 24.03.2017, 01:06)

Burning Bridges With U.K. Not in EU’s Interest, Romania Says

Romania -- which has one of the largest communities currently living in Britain -- has defined three key priorities for negotiations, Ana Birchall said in an interview in Bucharest. They are: protecting the rights of Europeans in the U.K., limiting the ...  »
(added to on 23.03.2017, 22:08)

Romania to strengthen investment presence in Moldova: PM

BUCHAREST, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Romania wishes to consolidate its investment presence in Moldova and to participate in any possible privatization process, Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu said Thursday in Piatra Neamt, eastern Romania. Grindeanu told this at ...  »
(added to on 23.03.2017, 09:36)

The Black Sea as a Battleground for Information Warfare: A View from Bucharest

The proximity of Russia’s military arsenal to Romania’s exclusive economic zone and offshore oil and gas fields creates anxiety in Bucharest. Romania aspires to more than just securing the stability and predictability of its own borders and environment.  »
(added to on 23.03.2017, 09:04)

Click through to see these slobbery kisses: Romania hosts show for exotic pets

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A tabby feline with big furry claws, bald cats with shell-like ears and skinny tails, and slobbery wrinkled pugs were the stars as Bucharest hosted a show featuring over 1,600 exotic pets. The pet show in… Qualifying Print ...  »
(added to on 21.03.2017, 21:00)

Roma fear there is no place for them as Romania's cities modernize

NO SOCIAL HOUSING Like many cities in Romania, Bucharest with 1.9 million people does not have enough housing for low-income residents, with only 200 units of public housing in the district where Sfintilor is located despite hundreds of requests each year.  »
(added to on 21.03.2017, 14:08)

Slobbery kisses: Romania hosts show for 1,600 exotic pets

In this Sunday, March 12, 2017, picture an English bulldog gets a kiss from its owner, in Bucharest, Romania. More than 1,500 dogs and 150 cats from twelve countries were evaluated during a three day pet show and competition in the Romanian capital.  »
(added to on 20.03.2017, 02:55)

Romania, Croatia support EU expansion in eastern Europe

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Croatia and Romania's foreign ministers say they support the enlargement of the European Union in eastern Europe as a tool for regional stability. Croatian Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier, on a visit to Bucharest, said the two ...  »
(added to on 14.03.2017, 04:27)