Romania was the region’s leader in export growth in the six years since the recent crisis, with annual growth averaging 9%, while numerous other CEE countries saw export growth beat China's both pre and post crisis.
Their leaders are among the fiercest critics of Brussels, but a new poll shows citizens of member states from CEE are more confident in the EU than their home countries.
Two former construction ministers become the first top-level Slovak officials to receive prison sentences for corruption, as PM Robert Fico pledges new measures to tackle graft.
Two thirds of the new technology companies in the Central and Eastern Europe in the latest Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe were new entrants to the list, which highlights “the speed our top-performing young companies are developing”.
Eurosceptic and anti-immigrant Ano still has a feasible prospect of taking power in a coalition that could even rely on support from the far right and Communists, despite recent scandals surrounding its leader Andrej Babis.
Falling unemployment has pushed up Slovak wages including in the flagship auto manufacturing sector, leaving the likes of Jaguar Land Rover struggling to fill vacancies.
Just days after being hit by a subsidy fraud charge, populist politician expected to become country's next PM receives court verdict meaning he will have to re-explain his Communist-era activities.
Lithuania is the only EU member state where female employees are more likely to be sent on job-related training by their employer than their male colleagues, finds a study by The Knowledge Academy.
UK retail giant could put its regional subsidiaries up for sale in bulk or individually in March 2018 if unions stick with their demands for further wage hikes.
VAT revenues showed some signs of improvement across the EU, but the missing amounts remain "unacceptably high", the European Commission said.
Tightening labour markets are undermining the investment case for Central Europe, but its labour productivity and infrastructure still give it an advantage.
If the Freedom Party enters government after the election, convergence with populists in the Visegrad Group may increase, but the big parties will prevent any major shift.
The region has made little progress over the past decade in improving trust and civic engagement, says Legatum Institute.
The quarrel over replacing the country's ageing MiGs threatens to hamper military co-operation on Nato's eastern flank.