Daily Mail: Jeremy Corbyn’s idea of a break? A week in Romania flying with Wizz Air, touring ”Dracula country”

Daily Mail: Jeremy Corbyn’s idea of a break? A week in Romania flying with Wizz Air, touring ”Dracula country”

Aug 18, 2019

Famous as the home of blood-sucking vampire Count Dracula, Transylvania is not renowned as a popular destination for British families on their summer holidays, says Daily Mail. But perhaps it should be no surprise that Jeremy Corbyn opted for a break in central Romania this year – after all, he has enjoyed previous trips to former Communist Eastern bloc...

BT improves profit amid widening net interest margin

BT improves profit amid widening net interest margin

Aug 17, 2019

The Romanian financial group Banca Transilvania (BT), which comprises the largest Romanian bank by assets, announced on Wednesday, August 14, that its net profit advanced by 9% year-on-year in the first half of the year to RON 942 million (EUR 199 million), according to Romania-Insider.com. Group entities, other than the bank, contributed RON 94 mln (EUR 20 mln)...

Metallica donates for children’s hospital in Bucharest, sings Romanian song

Metallica donates for children’s hospital in Bucharest, sings Romanian song

Aug 16, 2019

Legendary American heavy metal band Metallica had their fourth concert in Romania on Wednesday evening (August 14) and offered their fans on National Arena in Bucharest a memorable experience, says Romania-Insider.com. Two gestures by the band’s members made a strong impression. Just before the concert, Metallica announced it would donate EUR 250,000 to the...

Turda implements award-winning urban mobility plan

Turda implements award-winning urban mobility plan

Aug 15, 2019

The town of Turda, in Cluj county, is implementing the urban mobility plan that won in 2018 the Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning of the European Commission, says Romania-Insider.com. Based on the plan, Turda received in 2018 EU financing amounting to EUR 31.3 million. The projects cover the modernization of the main streets where public...

Real estate investments in Romania reach EUR 410 million in H1 2019

Real estate investments in Romania reach EUR 410 million in H1 2019

Aug 14, 2019

The investment volume in H1 2019 amounted to almost EUR 410 million, a 6 percent increase compared to the similar period of last year, when the figure for investment transactions was EUR 386 million, according to Cushman & Wakefield Echinox calculations, quoted by Business-Review.eu. At the Central and Eastern European (CEE) level, which includes Poland, the...