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The primacy of competency

July 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
There is no national long-term strategy that would not include Education. Because this fundamental domain is closely related to that of National Defense. And this correlation...

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Iasi-Ungheni gas pipeline,  operational by end-August

Iasi-Ungheni gas pipeline, operational by end-August

July 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Iasi-Ungheni gas pipeline will become operational at the end of August, on time and with a budget 10 pc smaller than planned, the delegate minister for Energy, Razvan...

Politics»

Premier: 12 arguments for a CAS cut as from October 1

Premier: 12 arguments for a CAS cut as from October 1

July 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Prime Minister Victor Ponta said Tuesday at the Government House, when unveiling economic results following the implementation of Government’s policies in the past two and...

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First 100 rural area school minibuses handed over to mayors

First 100 rural area school minibuses handed over to mayors

July 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Wednesday handed over the keys to the first assigned 100 school minibuses to the mayors of the localities included in the relevant program run...

World»

Gaza crisis: UN calls for ceasefire  as deaths pass 500

Gaza crisis: UN calls for ceasefire as deaths pass 500

July 21st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Israeli soldiers of the 155mm self-propelled howitzer unit fire towards the Gaza Strip from their position in southern Israel near the border with Gaza. Thirteen Israeli soldiers...

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First 100 rural area school minibuses handed over to mayors

Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Wednesday handed over the keys to the first assigned 100 school minibuses to the mayors of the localities included in the relevant program run by the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration together with the Ministry of National Education, according to Agerpres. “We did it and I want to [...]

Premier: 12 arguments for a CAS cut as from October 1

Prime Minister Victor Ponta said Tuesday at the Government House, when unveiling economic results following the implementation of Government’s policies in the past two and a half years, that there are 12 arguments regarding the economic and budgetary policies implemented since 2012 that make a cut in the social security contributions (CAS) possible as from [...]

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