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Romanian Food Chain Spartan Expands to Bulgaria

Romanian entrepreneur Stefan Mandachi is expanding his food chain Spartan abroad, investing EUR 125,000 in the chain's first unit in Bulgaria. The entrepreneur has earmarked over EUR 700,000 this year for expanding his restaurant chain, reports Romania Insider. 

Iohannis to request in CSAT meeting full investigation into way institutions acted in teenager girl's disappearance

President Klaus Iohannis announced that he will request a comprehensive investigation in the meeting of Romania's Supreme Council of Defense (CSAT), due next Tuesday, the way things were handled in the case of the teenage girl killed in southern Caracal, pointing out that should it be proven that wrong or delayed action has been taken, the guilty will have to be severely punished.

Intensive Traffic at the Borders with Greece, Serbia, Turkey and Romania

The traffic on the border checkpoints with Greece, Serbia, Turkey and Romania is intensive. This was reported by DG Border Police.

The traffic information is from 13:00 today.

On the Bulgarian-Serbian border at Kalotina border checkpoint traffic is intensive at the entrance and exit for cars.

Romania Needs 1 Million Workers

Romania's Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici said the country's economy need one million workers, Romanian media reported.

At a conference in Bucharest dedicated to the employment situation in Romania, the Minister noted that about 5 million Romanians have gone abroad and there are also many who work in black market.

UDMR's Kelemen: UDMR will have candidate to run for president; to be designated on 28 August

The Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) will have its own candidate to run for president, Union leader Kelemen Hunor stated on Friday, mentioning that he will be designated on 28 August, but adding that he isn't keen of "necessarily" being the candidate. "We will have a candidate to run for president in 2019, too, just as we have had ever since 1996.

Dracula Meets Ceausescu: Museum’s Homage to Romanian Kitsch

The Kitsch Museum in Bucharest offers visitors a playful, nostalgic walk through a gaudy world of glitz - flaunting the most exuberant and ridiculous aspects of Romania's flashy pop culture.

ForMin Manescu: All bilateral and extended discussions will include Schengen accession component

Foreign Affairs Minister Ramona Manescu said on Thursday that Romania's accession to Schengen remains a priority of the Romanian diplomacy. "Evoking the period when I was MEP, I can certainly tell you that (...) all the time both [the European] Parliament and the Commission said Romania was prepared to join Schengen, from a technical and logistical point of view.

Swimmer David Popovici, judoka Alexandra Pasca win more medals for Romania at EYOF 2019

Romanian swimmer David Popovici won the silver medal on Thursday in the men's 50m freestyle event, while judoka Alexandra-Maria Pasca won the bronze in the girls' 52kg category at the 2019 Youth Summer Olympic Festival (FOTE) in Baku. Popovici, a 100m freestyle gold medallist, clocked in at 23.03, arriving after the Polish Mateusz Chowaniec, 22.91.

Romanians abroad to register with voting lists

Romania's Foreign Minister Ramona Manescu is urging Romanians abroad to register with the voting lists, showing that taking space under lease for polling stations that were very crowded in the May 26 European elections is a working option.

CSAT meeting on July 30 (sources)

Romania's Supreme Council for National Defence (CSAT) will convene on Tuesday, July 30, in sitting, official sources told AGERPRES. The meeting, to be chaired by President Klaus Iohannis, will take place from 13:00 hrs.