Romania in the News

Bucharest, the capital of love: Martisor fair, concerts and shows organized in Universitatii Square

The first edition of Bucharest, the capital of love event will be organized ... which men give to women in Romania on March 1), concerts and shows. The name of the event is linked to Dragobete, the Romanian celebration of love, marked on February 24.  »
(added to on 23.02.2017, 05:33)

Forget Valentine’s Day! With Dragobete in Bucharest, Love Is in the Air!

The National Village Museum “Dimitrie Gusti” in Bucharest opens its doors this weekend with a special thematic event to celebrate Dragobete, the Romanian equivalent of “Valentine’s Day.” Like Cupid or Eros, Dragobete can be considered a god of love.  »
(added to on 23.02.2017, 02:22)

Romania's new ministers sworn in

BUCHAREST, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Romania's new justice minister and three other officials took their oaths of office as ministers in front of President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday, marking the completion of the cabinet reshuffle. The president signed earlier ...  »
(added to on 23.02.2017, 02:12)

Enea Romania to expand software centers in three cities

IT company Enea Romania will expand the excellence centers and software development centers from Bucharest, Iasi and Craiova. The company hires specialists in software embedded, virtualization and data acceleration for projects in telecommunications ...  »
(added to on 23.02.2017, 00:49)

Romania's huge protests cause rifts among families, friends

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Video editor Mihnea Lupan lives just around the corner from his mother, but their views on the massive anti-corruption protests shaking Romania are miles apart. Since late January, when tens of thousands first took to the ...  »
(added to on 22.02.2017, 23:12)

Romania's corruption crackdown needs stable support - anti-graft chief

BUCHAREST Romania needs clear prevention measures and consistent parliamentary support to tackle corruption, the chief anti-corruption prosecutor said on Thursday, after the government was forced to abandon plans to decriminalise several graft offences.  »
(added to on 22.02.2017, 22:46)

Wizz Air marks 100,000 passengers on its Romanian domestic route between Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca after only 6 months from its launch

Wizz Air is always looking to bring more affordable travel opportunities for its Romanian passengers, and thus in July 2016 launched its first domestic route connecting two of the most boosting cities in Romania, Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca. The flight ...  »
(added to on 22.02.2017, 21:04)

Romania, South Korea concerned about N Korea missile test

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - The foreign ministers of Romania and South Korea have expressed concern about North Korea’s missile test last week. South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said Monday during a visit to Bucharest that “the nuclear potential ...  »
(added to on 20.02.2017, 00:52)

Romania: The second fall of Ceausescu

Cristian Tudor Popescu is a Romanian writer. He holds a PhD in Media and Filmology. December 21, 1989, University Square, Bucharest, Romania, in the dead of night. About 5,000 protesters were there, mostly young people. For years, Romanians lived in fear ...  »
(added to on 17.02.2017, 07:05)

Anger and Mistrust Fuel Unabated Protests in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania — Exactly one week after the largest protests in a quarter of a century rocked Romania, an estimated 70,000 demonstrators filled the square outside the main government building in Bucharest on Sunday evening, determined to show those ...  »
(added to on 13.02.2017, 02:07)