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Does Europe want a weak Romania?

June 30th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The tempestuous, almost secret departure of the EC delegation that was in Romania from 16 to 26 June, the dull press release without any arguments make one think that something...

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Romanian-Swiss SME programme brings new facilities

Romanian-Swiss SME programme brings new facilities

June 30th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
CEC Bank and the Ministry for Energy, Small and Medium-sized Companies and Business Environment (MEIMMMA) have concluded an additional deed to the Cooperation Agreement within...

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Parliament validates Mihai Razvan Ungureanu as SIE head. PSD defeated by PNL, boycott did not work, quorum fulfilled

Parliament validates Mihai Razvan Ungureanu as SIE head. PSD defeated by PNL, boycott did not work, quorum fulfilled

June 30th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
On Tuesday, PNL scored an important victory on PSD in Parliament on the subject of the new SIE chief: Mihai-Razvan Ungureanu was appointed Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE)...

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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...

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“135 years of Romania-US diplomatic relations” exhibition. U.S. Charge d’Affaires: Friends then, friends now, friends forever

“135 years of Romania-US diplomatic relations” exhibition. U.S. Charge d’Affaires: Friends then, friends now, friends forever

June 29th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
U.S Embassy in Bucharest Charge d’Affaires Dean Thompson (photo R) on Monday said that the U.S. and Romania, states celebrating 135 years of diplomatic relations this...

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Does Europe want a weak Romania?

The tempestuous, almost secret departure of the EC delegation that was in Romania from 16 to 26 June, the dull press release without any arguments make one think that something is rotten in Brussels. At least in the bureaucracy and lack of perspective the Executive body of the European Union promotes. We, too, have written [...]

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