French Film Festival in several Romanian cities this spring

French Film Festival in several Romanian cities this spring

Apr 24, 2018

The 22nd edition of the French Film Festival will kick off on April 24 in Bucharest, but it will also take place in several other Romanian cities, namely Arad, Braşov, Buzau, Cluj-Napoca, Constanta, Iasi, Sfantu Gheorghe and Timitoara. The event will end on May 6, according to Romania-Insider.com. The French Film Festival will open on April 24 with the...

Minister: Up to 9,000 bears may live in Romania

Minister: Up to 9,000 bears may live in Romania

Apr 24, 2018

The authorities don’t know the exact number of bears roaming Romania’s woods but, according to some estimates, there may be some 8,000-9,000 bears in the country, environment minister Gratiela Gavrilescu said on Friday, according to Romania-Insider.com. “We don’t know exactly the number of bears in Romania. Based on data from local hunting organizations,...

American auto parts producer closes factory in Northern Romania

American auto parts producer closes factory in Northern Romania

Apr 23, 2018

US auto parts producer TRW Automotive will close its wheel factory in Baia Mare, Nothern Romania, says TheDiplomat.ro. The factory’s 200 employees will remain unemployed, according to the local labor authority.  The factory opened five years ago and produced steering wheels for Ford, Volkswagen and Fiat, among others, according to Romania Insider. The...

Eurostat: Romania’s deficit in 2017, below 3 pc of GDP, met the target

Eurostat: Romania’s deficit in 2017, below 3 pc of GDP, met the target

Apr 23, 2018

Romania posted a budget deficit of 2.9 percent of GDP last year, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, shows. Thus, Romania had the third-largest deficit among the 28 European Union member states and is within the parameters set out in the agreement with the EU, says RomaniaJournal.ro. Two Member States had deficits equal to or higher than 3...

Romania beats Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup World Group play-offs

Romania beats Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup World Group play-offs

Apr 23, 2018

Romania defeated Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup’s World Group play-offs. The Romanian team, led by WTA World No 1 Simona Halep, won its bid to return to the top tier of the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas in front of a record breaking audience of 10,000, according to Business-Review.eu. “It’s the first time when I’m in the team as the No.1 in the world,” Halep...