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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: [email protected] 

 

01 March 2021

Mihai Eminescu Trust Foundation has kicked off the project of an experiential laboratory for inclusive civic engagement....

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Andrei Chirileasa
Editor-in-Chief

Andrei studied finance at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and started his journalism career in 2004 with Ziarul Financiar, the leading financial newspaper in Romania, where he worked for ten years, the last six of which as editor of the capital markets section. He joined the Romania-Insider.com team in 2014 as editor and became Editor-in-Chief in 2016. He currently oversees the daily content published on Romania-Insider.com and likes to stay up to date with everything relevant in business, politics, and life in Romania. Andrei lives with his family in the countryside in Northern Romania, where he built their own house. In his free time, he studies horticulture and tends to his family’s garden. He enjoys foraging in the woods and long walks on the hills and valleys around his village. Email him for story ideas and interviews at [email protected] 

 

01 March 2021

Moldovan wine producer Purcari Wineries, whose shares are trading on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) under the ticker...

Romania Insider
25 August 2010

Companies' and population debt reaches EUR 72 billion – in Ziarul Financiar, Tiriac merges its car dealers – in Ziarul Financiar, Lidl takes 100 Romanians to Germany to train them to become managers – in Ziarul Financiar, BRD pays its employees EUR 13.7 million in bonuses for last year – in Ziarul Financiar, PwC: Romania will produce 520,000 cars in 2014 – in Ziarul Financiar, State prepares for trial with Rompetrol – in Ziarul Financiar, Over 500,000 Romanians have to queue up to pay their social contributions – in Gandul, Interest on deposits has decreased Romanians' savings – in Gandul

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

After focusing on opening supermarkets since the beginning of the year, French retailer Carrefour will open a new hypermarket in Romania. The retailer's 23rd unit will be located in Drobeta Turnu Severin and will cover 7,100 sqm. This is the first hypermarket opened by Carrefour in the last year and a half. The opening is scheduled for Wednesday, August 25, within Severin Shopping Center. The retailer did not announce the value of the investment in this new store.

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

n Romania in the 1960s and 1970s, Cioran was a mysterious, almost mythological, presence. One would hear that such a person existed, but it was impossible to read him. His French books were neither sold nor published in translation, and his Romanian books had disappeared without a trace. Although he had departed his homeland some ten years before the war and the communist takeover, he was as invisible as the most unspeakable, or un-nameable, of non-persons

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
25 August 2010

Companies' and population debt reaches EUR 72 billion – in Ziarul Financiar, Tiriac merges its car dealers – in Ziarul Financiar, Lidl takes 100 Romanians to Germany to train them to become managers – in Ziarul Financiar, BRD pays its employees EUR 13.7 million in bonuses for last year – in Ziarul Financiar, PwC: Romania will produce 520,000 cars in 2014 – in Ziarul Financiar, State prepares for trial with Rompetrol – in Ziarul Financiar, Over 500,000 Romanians have to queue up to pay their social contributions – in Gandul, Interest on deposits has decreased Romanians' savings – in Gandul

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

After focusing on opening supermarkets since the beginning of the year, French retailer Carrefour will open a new hypermarket in Romania. The retailer's 23rd unit will be located in Drobeta Turnu Severin and will cover 7,100 sqm. This is the first hypermarket opened by Carrefour in the last year and a half. The opening is scheduled for Wednesday, August 25, within Severin Shopping Center. The retailer did not announce the value of the investment in this new store.

Romania Insider
24 August 2010

n Romania in the 1960s and 1970s, Cioran was a mysterious, almost mythological, presence. One would hear that such a person existed, but it was impossible to read him. His French books were neither sold nor published in translation, and his Romanian books had disappeared without a trace. Although he had departed his homeland some ten years before the war and the communist takeover, he was as invisible as the most unspeakable, or un-nameable, of non-persons

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.

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