Foodpanda: Summer over, back to burgers

Foodpanda: Summer over, back to burgers

Sep 19, 2018

According to foodpanda.ro, with the end of summer holidays and returning to school or office, online food orders increase significantly. The first week since the start of the new school year, the burger was the most ordered online culinary product, recording an increase of about 70 percent compared with the summer medium. Besides burgers, the most ordered dishes...

Romania is connected with Israel through 60 weekly flights

Romania is connected with Israel through 60 weekly flights

Sep 18, 2018

Israel is one of the most dynamic destinations for Romanian travelers in the last two years. In total, over 40 flights take off from Henri Coanda International Airport  and 60 from the whole country to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv every week. This is supported by the growing number of tourists reported monthly by the Ministry of Tourism in Israel, as well as...

Gruia Stoica’s Grampet gains control of 74 pct of Polisano Pharmaceuticals

Gruia Stoica’s Grampet gains control of 74 pct of Polisano Pharmaceuticals

Sep 17, 2018

The Grampet group, the largest railway group and private logistic operator in Romania and Southeastern Europe, controlled by businessman Griuia Stoica, has increased its stake in Polisano Pharmaceuticals in Sibiu from 20 to 74 percent. “The investment comes after two consecutive acquisitions of minority holdings over the past year, when we better understood...

Regional policies commissioner says Romania lacks big infrastructure projects

Regional policies commissioner says Romania lacks big infrastructure projects

Sep 17, 2018

The European Commissioner for Regional Policies, Romanian Corina Cretu, asked Romania’s Transport Ministry to submit mature projects for EU financing, such as the Sibiu-Pitesti highway, says ClujToday.ro. Corina Cretu visited Cluj-Napoca together with the European Commissioner for Agriculture, Phil Hogan, with the Romanian minister for Agriculture, Petre...

Romania’s Vest region ranks high in Europe by proportion of people using Facebook or Instagram

Romania’s Vest region ranks high in Europe by proportion of people using Facebook or Instagram

Sep 16, 2018

Romania has a low proportion of internet users compared to other European Union nations due to low internet penetration rate, but some regions rank much better than others in terms of participation in social networks like Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. In the EU, more than half (54 percent) of the population aged 16-74 years used the internet to participate in...

Former minister launches USD 0.5 bln program to help Romanian companies expand to U.S.

Former minister launches USD 0.5 bln program to help Romanian companies expand to U.S.

Sep 16, 2018

Romania’s former business environment minister Ilan Laufer will launch at the beginning of October his Smart Start USA program aimed at helping Romanian companies expand to international markets, particularly to U.S., says Romania-Insider.com. Interested companies will be able to access USD 500 million worth of funds provided by the program’s...