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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
23 August 2010

The six seats in the Fondul Proprietatea surveillance committee has attracted 13 candidates who have applied for six spots in the committee. While most of them have been openly linked to political ties, two come from the private sector. Radu Florescu, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi and Sorin Mindrutescu (in picture), general manager of Oracle Romania and head of the American Romanian Chamber of Commerce (AmCham),according to local newspaper Ziarul Financiar.

Romania Insider
23 August 2010

Romania won three gold medals and a silver one at the world kayak canoe championship, whose final took place on Sunday at Poznan. The Romanian team made of Liviu Dumitrescu and Victor Mihalachi won the two gold medals in the canoe 500 m and 1000 m competitions. They have outrun the Russian and Belorussian teams. The two also took the fourth place in the 200 m competition. Victor Mihalachi is 22 years old while Liviu Dumitrescu, 23.

Romania Insider
23 August 2010

Highest paid executive placed by headhunters in 2010 earns 25,000 euros per month – in Ziarul Financiar, Raiffeisen top executives' bonuses delayed for three years – in Ziarul Financiar, Duster production exceeds half a billion euros in five months – in Ziarul Financiar, Multinational companies have increased salaries by 4.5 percent – in Ziarul Financiar, The story of Romanian champions who earn RON 1,500 a month – in Gandul, Romania takes out EUR 2 mln loans an hour. Government announces salaries will increase – in Gandul

Romania Insider
22 August 2010

Local lender BCR has granted over 10,000 mortgage loans as part of the First House program so far, with the total financing exceeding EUR 420 million on this program. BCR, which started offering the First House loans in August last year, gave most of its loans in Bucharest – over 3,000 loans totaling EUR 150 million.

Romania Insider
23 August 2010

The six seats in the Fondul Proprietatea surveillance committee has attracted 13 candidates who have applied for six spots in the committee. While most of them have been openly linked to political ties, two come from the private sector. Radu Florescu, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi and Sorin Mindrutescu (in picture), general manager of Oracle Romania and head of the American Romanian Chamber of Commerce (AmCham),according to local newspaper Ziarul Financiar.

Romania Insider
23 August 2010

Romania won three gold medals and a silver one at the world kayak canoe championship, whose final took place on Sunday at Poznan. The Romanian team made of Liviu Dumitrescu and Victor Mihalachi won the two gold medals in the canoe 500 m and 1000 m competitions. They have outrun the Russian and Belorussian teams. The two also took the fourth place in the 200 m competition. Victor Mihalachi is 22 years old while Liviu Dumitrescu, 23.

Romania Insider
23 August 2010

Highest paid executive placed by headhunters in 2010 earns 25,000 euros per month – in Ziarul Financiar, Raiffeisen top executives' bonuses delayed for three years – in Ziarul Financiar, Duster production exceeds half a billion euros in five months – in Ziarul Financiar, Multinational companies have increased salaries by 4.5 percent – in Ziarul Financiar, The story of Romanian champions who earn RON 1,500 a month – in Gandul, Romania takes out EUR 2 mln loans an hour. Government announces salaries will increase – in Gandul

Romania Insider
22 August 2010

Local lender BCR has granted over 10,000 mortgage loans as part of the First House program so far, with the total financing exceeding EUR 420 million on this program. BCR, which started offering the First House loans in August last year, gave most of its loans in Bucharest – over 3,000 loans totaling EUR 150 million.

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