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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

29 October 2020

Three works by Romanian painter Adrian Ghenie will go on sale at Artmark’s Contemporary Art Auction on November 11,...

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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

29 October 2020

State-owned airline Tarom will cancel several international and domestic flights because of the “complicated current...

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

Utilities, oil and gas and pharmaceutical companies had the best performances in the first half of the year among the Bucharest Stock Exchange listed companies, according to a recent report by brokerage company Tradeville. Chemical, metallurgical and car industries, which posted poorer financial results, but which witnessed a positive variation against the BET index.

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

The success of local sports people and film makers abroad seems to be Romania's main international counterbalances for the bad news coming from the country. The Wall Street Journal has recently published an article about a Romanian playing in the US National Football League, Zoltan Mesko. Mesko, 24, who has studied in the US, is now playing for the New England Patriots.

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

State-owned company Nuclearelectrica, which administrates the two nuclear reactors in Cernavoda, posted a loss of around EUR 46 million in the first six months of the year. The company turned to loss after making a gross profit of around EUR 25.6 million in the first six months of last year.

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

Banks keep small clients locked in high interest loans, accuse business people – in Ziarul Financiar, IKEA- Land prices are still high – in Ziarul Financiar, Consumer protection: Banks the keep the current level of interest only if the clients agree – in Ziarul Financiar, Berceanu fires 8,000 railway workers to save EUR 187 million – in Ziarul Financiar, Public debt goes down by 36.4% of GDP mid-year – in Gandul, Rosia Montana: The journalists who were tempted to New Zealand say they're on holiday – on Adevarul.ro

Romania Insider
23 August 2010

Cesaria Evora, who went through heart surgery in May this year, when she canceled the concert in Bucharest, will continue her tour and perform in Romania in October. Her first concert will be held in Brasov on October 15 and in Bucharest on October 18. The concert in Brasov will be held at Sala Sporturilor, while the one in Bucharest, at Sala Palatului.

Romania Insider
23 August 2010

Looking for something new and unique to wear? A fashion design fair with a networking session included will take place on Saturday and Sunday (August 28-29) in Bucharest, displaying creations of Romanian fashion designers such as Kristina Dragomir, David Sandu and Coca Zabolateanu. The fair, called SmartLook, will also host the creations of young Romanian designers.

Romania Insider
23 August 2010

The number of doctors leaving Bucharest to work abroad increased to 630 this year, compared to just 443 for the entire 2009, according to the Bucharest Doctors' College. Young doctors used to ask for permits to work abroad in the previous years, but the trend has changed and more doctors over 30 are applying to work abroad.

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

Utilities, oil and gas and pharmaceutical companies had the best performances in the first half of the year among the Bucharest Stock Exchange listed companies, according to a recent report by brokerage company Tradeville. Chemical, metallurgical and car industries, which posted poorer financial results, but which witnessed a positive variation against the BET index.

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

The success of local sports people and film makers abroad seems to be Romania's main international counterbalances for the bad news coming from the country. The Wall Street Journal has recently published an article about a Romanian playing in the US National Football League, Zoltan Mesko. Mesko, 24, who has studied in the US, is now playing for the New England Patriots.

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

State-owned company Nuclearelectrica, which administrates the two nuclear reactors in Cernavoda, posted a loss of around EUR 46 million in the first six months of the year. The company turned to loss after making a gross profit of around EUR 25.6 million in the first six months of last year.

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

Banks keep small clients locked in high interest loans, accuse business people – in Ziarul Financiar, IKEA- Land prices are still high – in Ziarul Financiar, Consumer protection: Banks the keep the current level of interest only if the clients agree – in Ziarul Financiar, Berceanu fires 8,000 railway workers to save EUR 187 million – in Ziarul Financiar, Public debt goes down by 36.4% of GDP mid-year – in Gandul, Rosia Montana: The journalists who were tempted to New Zealand say they're on holiday – on Adevarul.ro

Romania Insider
23 August 2010

Cesaria Evora, who went through heart surgery in May this year, when she canceled the concert in Bucharest, will continue her tour and perform in Romania in October. Her first concert will be held in Brasov on October 15 and in Bucharest on October 18. The concert in Brasov will be held at Sala Sporturilor, while the one in Bucharest, at Sala Palatului.

Romania Insider
23 August 2010

Looking for something new and unique to wear? A fashion design fair with a networking session included will take place on Saturday and Sunday (August 28-29) in Bucharest, displaying creations of Romanian fashion designers such as Kristina Dragomir, David Sandu and Coca Zabolateanu. The fair, called SmartLook, will also host the creations of young Romanian designers.

Romania Insider
23 August 2010

The number of doctors leaving Bucharest to work abroad increased to 630 this year, compared to just 443 for the entire 2009, according to the Bucharest Doctors' College. Young doctors used to ask for permits to work abroad in the previous years, but the trend has changed and more doctors over 30 are applying to work abroad.

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