Editorial»

We have the greatest agricultural farms in Europe

July 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
From Daniel Constantin on, there was no Agriculture Minister not to be obsessed by the idea of merging agricultural fields based on the situation of land property as it results...

Business»

143 cellars presented in book financed by Ministry of Agriculture

143 cellars presented in book financed by Ministry of Agriculture

July 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The Romanian wine industry, divided into eight major vine-growing regions, was ‘captured’ for the first time in a complex work, financed by the National Vine and Wine...

Politics»

Prime Minister Victor Ponta might return until July 11. Plumb: Only physicians can decide upon this matter

Prime Minister Victor Ponta might return until July 11. Plumb: Only physicians can decide upon this matter

July 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
“The Prime Minister wants to come on July 11 at the opening of the border point Nadlac (Romania) -Csanadpalot (Hungary), but it depends on what the doctors say next...

Social»

Romania upholds lowest drug prices in Europe

Romania upholds lowest drug prices in Europe

July 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Health Minister Nicolae Banicioiu informed that, on 1 July, Romania would have the lowest drug prices in Europe. The new prices are already known in the healthcare sector. ‘After...

World»

Jens Stoltenberg visits the new NATO Force Integration Unit (NFIU) in Bucharest

Jens Stoltenberg visits the new NATO Force Integration Unit (NFIU) in Bucharest

July 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
“NATO is strong with Romania, and Romania is strong within NATO”, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday, while visiting the new NATO Force Integration...

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Romania upholds lowest drug prices in Europe

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143 cellars presented in book financed by Ministry of Agriculture

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