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A lesson yet to be understood

July 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
A quarter of a century after the fall of Communism in Europe, The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile tries to disseminate...

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Germans from HeidelbergCement restructure activity in Romania

Germans from HeidelbergCement restructure activity in Romania

July 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Carpatcement, Carpat Beton and Carpat Agregate consolidate local operations under the name of HeidelbergCement Romania   With total investment of over EUR 500 M,...

Politics»

PSD’s Plumb: Governing coalition to keep functioning till Nov. 2016

PSD’s Plumb: Governing coalition to keep functioning till Nov. 2016

July 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The governing coalition will keep being functioning till November 2016, but the leadership of the Social Democrat Party (PSD) considers the National Liberal Party (PNL) no...

Social»

Enel Romania donates 5,520 energy efficient light bulbs in Prundu, Giurgiu

Enel Romania donates 5,520 energy efficient light bulbs in Prundu, Giurgiu

June 30th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
•           Enel Romania replaces over 5,500 incandescent light bulbs in Prundu with energy-saving light bulbs, as part of the campaign for responsible energy...

World»

Bogdan Aurescu, Romania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs:  Romania-Canada: An active partnership, based on enduring friendship, trust, shared values and interests

Bogdan Aurescu, Romania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs: Romania-Canada: An active partnership, based on enduring friendship, trust, shared values and interests

July 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Canadians all over the world celebrate, on the 1st of July, the founding of their country. Since the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations, almost a century ago,...

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PSD’s Plumb: Governing coalition to keep functioning till Nov. 2016

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Germans from HeidelbergCement restructure activity in Romania

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A lesson yet to be understood

A quarter of a century after the fall of Communism in Europe, The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile tries to disseminate its objective turning to a failure-proof publicity weapon of the contemporary world – the film. The Institute proposed to the most successful film festival in [...]