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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...

Business»

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...

Politics»

Ponta on Liberals: I am ashamed of their shame!

Ponta on Liberals: I am ashamed of their shame!

June 29th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Prime Minister Victor Ponta is accusing the National Liberal Party (PNL) of having betrayed their voters of 2012, when they were in a coalition called the Social Liberal Union...

Social»

STEP2SUCCESS  project: SME authority offers free training programmes to 1,100 women

STEP2SUCCESS project: SME authority offers free training programmes to 1,100 women

June 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
By this October, 1,100 women in Romania can benefit from free training programmes by means of the project called STEP2SUCCESS – the Promotion of Equal Chances for Women...

World»

“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 [...]

Ponta on Liberals: I am ashamed of their shame!

Prime Minister Victor Ponta is accusing the National Liberal Party (PNL) of having betrayed their voters of 2012, when they were in a coalition called the Social Liberal Union (USL), by their support cast behind their once common political enemy Mihai Razvan Ungureanu for director of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE). In a Facebook post [...]

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Social Democrat MPs will not attend voting session related to Mihai-Razvan Ungureanu

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