A Romanian cooking show has been enjoying top TV ratings largely due to having found its own success recipe: a team of charismatic chefs...

Opinion: Setting SmartER goals and overcoming the fears that hold Romanians back

Quite a few years ago I was looking for somebody to manage one of my projects, and I was mostly looking at my current...

Comment: Can 2013 be the year when business in Romania focuses on customer...

So the first 17 days of 2013 have already passed and many of us may be assessing how our New Year resolutions are coming...

Comment: What should we learn from a tragedy, and how Romanian politics got stuck...

The Romanian public is currently in shock over the killing of a child by stray dogs. The news is very sad, alarming, and at...

Restaurant review: For lazy Sundays – the new a la carte brunch @ Athenee...

Sundays are always better with a brunch! I’ve recently discovered one that deserves being tried at least once: not only does it have tasty...

Comment: Three reasons why I like Romania

1. For its lights and shadows. I’ve been passionate about photography ever since childhood, so I’ve got used to being permanently alert when it...

Comment: Handbags and straw beggars: an urban legend of Bucharest

My next door neighbour, Mitică, told me about something that happened to him recently. And I can assure you that Mitică swears his story...
cost of labor

Comment: Unemployment in Romania – why do figures differ from one agency to the...

For many, it can be frustrating to learn about unemployment in Romania. When reading the National Agency for Employment (ANOFM) statistics, one finds out...
Brexit

Comment: What’s so bad about being in the EU?

When did xenophobia become OK? Why has an ugly little party suddenly gained wider support in the UK? Why the strange terror over the...

Comment: Oversight or PR strategy? Romanian PM chooses to go to London for start...

Romanian PM Victor Ponta will go to London next week to mark the start of trading for Romanian gas company Romgaz on the London...

Comment: Bucharest still faces many accessibility challenges

Guest writer Johan Peters traveled to Bucharest in May to assess the city's accessibility for disabled people. From May 14th until May 18th, I visited...
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