Romania

NATO Sends Typhoon Fighter Jets To Romania In Clear Message To Russia

In a move that will surely make the volatile Black Sea region even more interesting, NATO will begin basing fighter jets in Romania in May, the …

Cold War

Romania court upholds conviction for Soviet-era prison commander

The court has upheld Ion Ficior's sentence of 20 years in jail over the deaths of 103 prisoners under his watch. He rejected the allegations of prisoner abuse and has argued he was following orders.<p>Romania's highest court rejected an appeal from a Soviet-era prison guard on Wednesday, upholding his …

World News

Meet ROMBOT, Romania's AI Ambassador

by @MediaPostOTL,<p>Following negative global media coverage about Romanians, which affected tourism and the work force, <b>ROM chocolate</b>, a chocolate bar …

Advertising Industry

Soldier Takes Love of Boxing to Romania

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania, March 29, 2017 — Upon entering the gym at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base here, a group of soldiers and Marines stand out …

Boxing

Romania: ex-minister sentenced to 6 years for bribes

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A court has handed a former Romanian tourism minister a six-year sentence for bribery and abuse of office connected to a boxing gala that she organized.<p>The High Court of Cassation and Justice sentenced Elena Udrea Tuesday for the 2011 gala, which featured a fight between …

Business

UK to deploy Typhoons to Romania in May | IHS Jane's 360

The United Kingdom is to begin its deployment of Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft to Romania in May, the defence minister said on 27 March.<p>Defence …

Cold War

Contrarian Signals (Or Why Romania May Be The World's Best Performing Market This Year)

In my research and investing, I stress on three things: people, structure and value. I look for companies that are controlled and managed by quality …

Stocks

Lacklustre Romania held to goalless draw by Denmark

CLUJ-NAPOCA, Romania (Reuters) - Romania extended their unimpressive run of results under German coach Christohp Daum when they scrambled a 0-0 draw with Denmark in a World Cup Group E qualifier on Sunday.<p>The stalemate left Romania fourth in the standings with six points from five matches, a point …

European Football

Romanian designers champion "clumsy, simple but honest" furniture

Romanian designers say they are about to storm the world stage – and they're not going to let the lack of home-grown brands, manufacturers or …

Design

Romania runs out of money to co-finance EU projects

Romania’s regional development minister has told the nation’s mayors that there is no more money left for co-financing European projects, since the …

European News

Rediscover Romania with Find Us Lost

VIVA's contributing videographers Find Us Lost captured this totally surreal video of Romania. Watch as the stunning arial views, city sights, and …

Travel

What Now for Europe's East?

When Romania broke through the headlines last month with protests against government efforts to enable corruption, it came as a surprise to many …

NATO

Romania dictionary altered to thwart exam cheats

<b>The editors of an online Romanian dictionary have altered the definitions of some words over suspicions that students were using the tool to cheat in mock exams.</b><p>On Monday, Grade 8 students in Romania sat practice papers for the National Evaluation, a nationwide test for 14- and 15-years-olds. …

Education

Experience Bucharest 2017 is Inviting 100 Bloggers & Travel Influencers to Join their Press Trip on May 12-16 in Romania

This is the first time I have ever heard of a press invite looking for a hundred travel influencers! Please see below more details I got from the …

Travel

Romania: 1,000 police officers protest to demand higher pay

Some 1,000 police officers protested in Romania's capital to demand higher salaries, saying their work is not adequately remunerated.<p>Officers from …

Europe

Vodafone Romania shows jobs of the future in 360° virtual reality

• <b>Vodafone Romania created 360° virtual reality content that shows how the jobs of the future might look like</b>• <b><br>The unique initiative is called “See Your</b> …

Virtual Reality

Ethnic Hungarians in Romania celebrate national day

TARGU SECUIESC, Romania (AP) — Thousands of ethnic Hungarians in Romania dressed up, saddled up horses and then paraded in the northwest Transylvania region on Wednesday to celebrate Hungary's national holiday.<p>In Targu Secuiesc, a city in central Romania, Hungarians wearing traditional costumes …

Eastern Europe

Romania looks to buy 20 more F-16s | IHS Jane's 360

Romania is looking to increase the size of its fighter fleet after the government decided to apportion 2% of GDP for defence in 2017. The Parliament …

NATO

Top 10 Places to Visit in Romania in 2017

It’s time for our annual top places to visit in Romania, and this year our focus is more than ever on fascinating landmarks, beautiful villages and …

Travel

2,000 march in support of anti-corruption fight in Romania

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA—About 2,000 people have gathered in the Romanian capital to offer support to the anti-corruption authority and protest a proposal …

Corruption

Romania Air Defense Troops Prepare for Poland NATO Deployment

Romania’s 205th Air Defense Battalion announced they would be sending 100 troops abroad to support NATO’s presence in Poland.<p>This footage shows …

NATO

One country is facing a massive exodus of young healthcare workers

30 PHOTOS<p>Romania facing mass exodus of healthcare workers<p>See Gallery<p>Romania facing mass exodus of healthcare workers<p>Up Next<p>See Gallery<p>Discover More …

Health Care

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#DonaldTrump<p>ABC<p>Spicer says Flynn didn't violate laws but erosion of trust prompted resignation<p>Top Stories<p>My Stories<p>Man convicted of killing NYC boy …

Public Health

Specialists in Romania Holidays, Tours and City Breaks

We’re passionate about ensuring that your trip is truly unforgettable, for all the right reasons, and we’re committed to providing you with exciting …

Travel

Turning Romania’s secondary cities into engines of growth

On March 10, a World Bank team of urban specialists will visit Alexandru Ioan Cuza University in Iasi to engage academics, students, local …

Cities

'Double Standards' in Food Products Alarms Bulgaria, Romania

Bulgaria and Romania have joined an outcry against multinational food companies, accused of selling lower quality products in Eastern Europe compared …

Europe

Romania: Measles outbreak tops 3,000, linked to other EU outbreaks

In a follow-up on the ongoing measles outbreak in Romania, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reports from September 2016 …

Public Health

BR’s 17 leaders to watch: Camelia Ene – Mol Romania

<b>For Camelia Ene, the recently appointed CEO of Mol Romania, the big challenge comes from the company’s main goal to consolidate its position, as it</b> …

Markets

Romania: Modernizing Defense Capabilities

<i>The Romanian government has announced it will soon spend two percent of its GDP on defense, a goal set for all NATO members. Last year, NATO allies</i> …

NATO

Charlie, Distracted: Seven Things to Expect From a Trip to Bucharest, Romania

For someone who travels a lot, my geography is pretty damn bad. It is a pretty frequent occurrence for me to get on a plane and not really know where …

Travel