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CITY LIFE

Noble venture

Once a grand witness to history, Stirbey Palace has now become a target for an ambitious makeover, writes Michael Bird

DRIVING

Playing it cool

Even-handed and with a slick design: the new Audi A5 goes on a cruise with Adrian Ion

POLITICS

Basescu tipped to face Geoana or Antonescu

Even though President Basescu has not publicly announced his intention to run in this autumns election for head of state, he continues to lead with 35 per cent of Romanians voting intentions, according to a r...

ECONOMICS

French and Greeks win 1.5 billion Euro mountain motorway project

Romanias toughly fought auction for the mountain motorway between Comarnic and Brasov in the Prahova Valley will be built by a consortium set up by French and Greek construction companies Vinci and Aktor

INVESTMENTS

Italian tyre giant relocates from Spain to Romania

INVESTMENTS

Italian Jewellers polish up new stores

INVESTMENTS

German pharma distributor opens new warehouse

INVESTMENTS

French bank opens four new branches

INVESTMENTS

Japanese car parts switch from Poland to Romania

INVESTMENTS

McDonald's keeps business up during crisis


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Reports

REPORTS

Paying the price for healthcare

Mass bribery, indifference and a lack of funds contribute to a broken healthcare system in Romania

REPORTS

Fairness in peril under new tax laws

Romanias new tax regime on company turnover and cars is under attack by the local business community, writes Alexandra PehlivanRomanias introduction of a turnover tax has been attacked by the local business community as unfair and ineffective

Features

EDITORIAL

Healthcare black market frozen in time

Last month Romanias Health Ministry began a massive reform programme, kicking off with the burial of the ideology that healthcare should be free at the point of access

COUNTRY FOCUS

Latin destination stays popular

Despite the media hype about a growing rift between the two countries, the number of Romanians in Italy is growing - Italian Ambassador to Bucharest Mario Cospito explains to Ana Maria Nitoi

BUSINESS LEADERS

Reconstruction time

Bringing German discipline to the Romanian DIY market, Horia Mugurel Rusu, general director of Hornbach, talks strategy to Alexandra Pehlivan

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Healthcare: can Romania afford reform?

New patient payments for healthcare, decentralisation of hospitals and Romanias chronic health underfunding are put to the debate

EXPERTS PLATFORM

Judgement day

As the European Commission releases its next and last monitoring report on Romanias rule of law, Minister of Justice Catalin Predoiu defends the nations record on justice reform and anti-corruption

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Recycling industry powers ahead of laws

Unrealistic Government targets for recycling and laws which are not keeping up with the realities of the industry were under discussion at Romanias pioneering Recycling Forum

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Not yet in a fix

While Romanias real estate market sinks to a low, sales for DIY products remain bouyant: but can this last? asks Corina Ilie

 
 
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