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PHOTOS: Hnry Consul's Travel Impressions of "CHANGING ROMANIA":
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BUSINESS and ECONOMY
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MADE in ROMANIA See featured page of branded products 'Made in Romania'


TOP 50 U.S. Companies in Romania - Cumulative turnover is $12.4 billion and 54,000 employees. See details

NEWS
IBM Cognitive Research Lab Article
Azerbaijan Gaz Deal for Romania
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Airbus Heli215 Assembly in Brasov
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Vector Watch Product Launch see
Microsoft to Expand Hiring in Romania see
US IT companies attend ICEEFEST in Romania see
National Instruments (US) Opens Research Lab in Cluj
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Carlyle Group Buys Sterling’s Romania Black Sea Oil Drilling Licenses read
Honeywell Glocal Competition: RO Students 1st read
Siemens Expand R&D Center in Cluj
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Top 50 Performing Companies - 2014 see
Black Sea Drilling Started Exxon/Mobil-OMV
Oct see
Oracle President Safra Catz (Romanian origin) (read)
"Tech Start-Ups in Romania" / Forbes Magazine (read) and Start-Ups database
US Company Moves from China to Romania see
Drilling Platform: Exxon/Mobil & OMV see
Dacia Euro 6 Engine Production see
Ultra-Powerful Laser Eur 350 facility Million in Romania
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Oracle Expands with $100 Million Investment
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Intel: Open Source Lab Opened at Bucharest Polytech (Oct) - read
Ford Motor to Start Ecoboost Engine Production - read
Gas Discovery in Black Sea / Petrom OMV-Exxon - read
Romania Nanosatellite Launched - read
IBM New Test Lab in Romania - read
Seven Leading Romanian Software Exporters - read
BitDefender (Romania) Counts 400 Million Users - site
Expat CEOs of 100 Largest Companies in Romania - read
Harvard Univ Largest Private Forest Owner in Romania - See


CULTURE
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............for City Compass Bucharest Survival Guide see

Romanians of New England - AR-NE go to
Romanian Letters Cultural Information Site - see
Global Romanian Students & Young Professionals - GRASP go to
Romanian Free Digital Book Library (Metropolitan Library of Bucharest) GoTo

FEATURED WEBSITES for good design and content quality
Art - National Museum of Art go to
Architecture - Igloo Publications
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Aviation - History of Romanian aviation website
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Books Excellent for Romanian book downloads go to
Bucharest Old and New
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Community Development in Transylvania - ADEPT s
ee
Cultural Site with excellent photo portfolios
Historic Houses of Romania
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Heritage Sites (UNESCO) - Photos by Cosmin Danila
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History - Artist Radu Oltean's Site
(see)
Historic Houses of Romania
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Mountain Climbing - Alex Gavan's Site
(see)
Impressions of Romanian Heritage - Cosmin Danila
(see)
Music Violinist and composer Alexander Balanescu see
Peasant Museum Bucharest see
Police Bucharest Website - Very Well Designed/Practical
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Punctum
photo magazine (see)
Sinteza Revista / Synthesis Magazine (see)
Society for Romanian Studies (Indiana University) see
Feb 2015 - Arrest of Elena Udrea ex-minister and presidential candidate
Mar 2015 - Arrest of Dan Diaconescu media owner and politician
Mar 2015 - Victor Vanghele Bucharest District Mayor arrested
NGO initiative supporting the Romanian and
American alliance
/ See

Apr 2015 - Arrest of Darius Valcov ex-Minister of Finance
Apr 2015 - Ion Niculae "richest" Romanian arrested for illegal political donations
Apr 2015 - Arrest of Radu Mazare for multi-year corruption as Mayor of Constanta
May 2015 - Arrest of Gheorghe Nichita, Mayor of Iasi
May 2015 - Arrest of Cristian Poteras (see with Ms. Udrea), Bucharest District Mayor, and 8yrs of jail
Sept 2015 - Indictment of Prime Minister Ponta on corruption charges. NYT
Sept 2015 - Sorin Oprescu, Mayor of Bucharest, arrested
Rule of Law Vs Debt in European Countries Source: Bloomberg Businessweek (Click here to enlarge)
More than 1,000 Arrests: Is Corruption Being Tamed by the DNA? Read
Massive Illegal Logging
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA/Washington, D.C.) Documents Illegal Logging in Romania by Austrian Schweighofer Co.
Article
Click on image for more
Dec 2015 - Dan Sova, Senator in Parliament
Dimitri D. Dimancescu Memoirs (300 pg) - diplomat & father of Honorary Consul Dan D.

Order Here
Dr. Augustin Lazar appointed new prodecutor General of Romania
May 5, 2016 in Bucharest
Video clip (4 mn)
Post-Brexit & Transylvania - See
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VISAS, PASSPORTS, POWER of ATTORNEY INFORMATION
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POWER OF ATTORNEY RULES as of 2013



Klaus Iohannis, Elected President 2014

Teodor Melescanu, Minister of Foreign Affairs as of Jan. 2017 - bio

George Maior, Ambassador as of Sept. 2015 - bio

Interview in PressOne.ro



PROJECTS Supported by the Honorary Consul (more)


BACKGROUND COMMENTARIES

NEW -
The Stain of Plagiarism (read)
by Dan Dimancescu (October 2015)

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About Romania - Interview w. Dan Dimancescu Sept '14 (read)
- Architecture: A Bold New Design ? Dorin Stefan's Church (see)
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Balkan State ? Is Romania Balkan - by Dr. N. Iorga in 1930 (read)
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Bessarabia/Molodova: Historical Context see
- Billion $ Deals: Has Romania Turned a Corner? (read)
- Brancusi: Speculating on What Inspired Him (read)
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"Camargo" Yacht: Romania Visit - 1930s
(see)
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Characteristics of Romanian People (read)
- Communist Criminality Condemned / A "First" Worldwide: Dec.18, 2006 (read)
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Corruption Being Tamed by the DNA - 2014? read
- Cradle of Civilization: Four Compelling Books (read)
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December 1989: Fall of Communism in Photos (see)
- Embassy Building: Origins of in Washington DC (read)
- European Union: Romania Becomes a Member (read)
- First World War: Romania Enters in 1916 (
read)
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Foreign Film Production in Romania (read)
- History: Origin of the Name Romania? (read)
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History: Settling the Western Frontiers - 1946 (read)
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Impressions of Romania: Prof. E. Latham Interview see
- Infrastructure Building Blocs: 'A Step Change' (read)
- Innovation Olympiads: A Romanian Opportunity? (read)
- League of Nations: by N. Titulescu (1923) (read)
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Oil Empires: Romania at the Crossroads (read)
- Orphan in Romania's: "Handheld" Documentary (read)
- Post-Communist Europe: Gorbachev-Miterrand see
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Revolution or Coup: Enigma Without Solution by Catalin Bogdan (read)
- Romania (overview) by Dr. George Friedman see
- Romania Explained: Video Interviews with Ernest Latham (see)
- Romanian Identity: Where East Meets West: Decoding (read)
- Romanian Psychology of People: Dr. D. David (Sinteza) (read)
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Romania 20-yrs After by Michael Totten read
- Sibiu 2007 - Romania's Visitor Capital?
(read)
- Tourism, Branding and Dracula ... see
- Tourism Challenge: An Update (read)
- Transylvania, Wallachia, Moldavia Unite: Dec. 1, 1918 (read)
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Urban Development: A Visual Commentary from 1968
(read)
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Where's Romania on the Bookshelves? (read)
- Witness to Protests: Bucharest December 2013 (read)
- World Politics: Ties that Bind? (read)
- Yalta: What happened ? - recalled by Sir Winston Churchill - read



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Note: Honorary Consul title was approved by the US Department of State in May 2005; Honorary Consul General designation approved February 2015.
NEW - The 'Royal Crown' has been officially restored to the Romanian Coat of Arms. The change to be completed by December 1, 2018.

Coat of Arms - click on image top left for explanation and history

Sept 2016 - Ex-Prime Minister Ponta money laundering charges & influence peddling
Pr. François Hollande (France) Inaugurates Airbus helicopter plant in Ghimbav - Article
BBC Train Travel in Romania - Very well presented as part of a series on 'Great Continental Train Journeys' - SEE
HAPPY NEW YEAR - 2017
NEW - Beautiful Aerial Views of Romania by Bogdan Teodorescu
- Video (3mn)
NEW - English Quarterly Language Magazine - Launched December 2016 by PressOne
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