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Gov’t gives green light to expropriations for the Metro Line 6

metro line 6

The Government has approved in its Thursday sitting to start the expropriation proceedings of the buildings on the route of the upcoming Metro Line 6 in Bucharest, linking Gara de Nord to Henri Coanda (Otopeni) International Airport. The individual sums ...

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Update: Romanian air traffic controllers’ warning cut to one hour and a half. Are the flights affected?

warning strike air controllers

The Romanian air traffic controllers on Friday ended around 12:30hrs, being shortened from two hours to one hour and a half, said Valentin Cimpuieru, ROMATSA general manager. Air restrictions have been lifted and air traffic went back to normal. ROMATSA ...

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Bucharest will have a modern skating rink worth EUR 22m

patinoar Flamaropol

Bucharest Mayor General Gabriela Firea has announced on Monday that works have begun on the Mihai Flamaropol skating rink. It will have a capacity of 3,100 seats and it will be inaugurated in less than two years, Firea announced, ziare.com ...

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Commissioner Cretu warns Romania risks infringement procedures on wage hikes. Poor EU funds absorption affects other countries as well

Corina Cretu

European Commissioner for Regional Policies Corina Cretu has warned on Monday that, if the government cannot prove it can support the increases of wages and pensions and that the budget deficit can be met, Romania might go in the infringement ...

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A2, A3, A4 highways, seaports closed due to snow and blizzard. 80 trains cancelled, Braila County – isolated. Code Orange alert lifted, snowfalls prevail in 11 counties

trenuri iarna zapada

Update: The National Meteorology Administration (ANM) lifted the Code Orange alert for blizzard, but maintained the Code Yellow warning for snowfalls in 11 counties in southeastern country, as well as the Code Yellow alert for frost countrywide. The counties still ...

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Tiriac’s ice rink of over EUR 3.5 M to be open on October 15

Tiriac's ice rink

The ice rink built by Romanian businessman Ion Tiriac, with an investment ranging between EUR 3.5 million and EUR 3.9 million, will be inaugurated on 15 October and the ice tests are going to start at the end of September, ...

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Head of Otopeni and Baneasa airports – replaced

baneasa airport

The Board of Bucharest Airports National Company has replaced from office on Friday Sorinel Ciobanu, the CEO of the company. According to a press release, the dismissal is the failure of the investment plan, conclusion drawn after analyzing the activity ...

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Passengers arriving on Henri Coanda airport can get taxis without command for maximum fees of RON 1.4/km

taxis otopeni

As of Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the passengers arriving on Henri Coanda International Airport (Otopeni) will benefit from licensed taxis with fees of maximum RON 1.40/km (approx. EUR 0.31) without prior command, the Bucharest Airports National Company informs. They will ...

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Brazilian model married to a Romanian, blocked on Otopeni airport due to visa expiration


An internationally renowned Brazilian model, Eloisa Birleanu, married to a Romanian national, was blocked on the Henri Coandă airport (Otopeni) in Bucharest for three days because her legal residence visa had expired. The young woman spent three days and three ...

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