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The country needs national consensus

February 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
In the country of “things well done” (the electoral slogan of present President Klaus Iohannis), there are many things to do. There are too many of them to be included...

Business»

Small steps for big highways : 10-km section of Transylvania highway to be built by Strabag-Straco

Small steps for big highways : 10-km section of Transylvania highway to be built by Strabag-Straco

February 27th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The JV SC Strabag SRL – SC Straco Grup SRL association will build the second section of the Brasov – Targu Mures – Cluj – Oradea highway as part of a RON 251.3 M...

Politics»

UNPR’s Oprea: We don’t remove a Gov’t we are part of, but we support all national projects of Romania’s President

UNPR’s Oprea: We don’t remove a Gov’t we are part of, but we support all national projects of Romania’s President

February 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
National Union for Romania’s Progress (UNPR) Chairman Gabriel Oprea in Constanta on Saturday mentioned that the political group he represents supports the current Government...

Social»

European Funds Minister: First project calls related to the Competitiveness Operational Programme 2014 – 2020 to be launched in March

European Funds Minister: First project calls related to the Competitiveness Operational Programme 2014 – 2020 to be launched in March

February 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The first project calls related to the Competitiveness Operational Programme 2014 – 2020 will be launched in March this year, European Funds Minister Eugen Teodorovici...

World»

Romania’s Ambassador to the UK  receives  “Diplomat of the Year 2015” award in the  House of Commons event, PM Ponta congratulates him

Romania’s Ambassador to the UK receives “Diplomat of the Year 2015” award in the House of Commons event, PM Ponta congratulates him

February 28th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Saturday congratulated Romania’s Ambassador to the UK Ion Jinga, after the latter was awarded the title “Diplomat of the Year 2015,”...

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Romania and 11 other EU states fall short of minimum electricity interconnectivity goal

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