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The drama of the Romanian village

December 19th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Romania’s integration in the EU was a common wish of the entire Romanian nation, expressed with so much passion that the chorus of invocations dedicated to this topic could...

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Goals of BNR Board of Directors:  Adopting the Euro and joining the European Banking Union

Goals of BNR Board of Directors: Adopting the Euro and joining the European Banking Union

December 19th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The National Bank of Romania (BNR) is closing the year with a new Board of Directors (CA), appointed last summer by the Romanian Parliament, a Board that will be chaired...

Politics»

Gorghiu’s election at the helm of PNL unanimously seen as the proof of party’s reform and desire to modernise

Gorghiu’s election at the helm of PNL unanimously seen as the proof of party’s reform and desire to modernise

December 19th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
  Newly elected chairperson of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Alina Gorghiu said that on Thursday she conveyed to the Liberals a message of unity, stating that the...

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Romania’s population down nearly 13 pct over 1992-2014

Romania’s population down nearly 13 pct over 1992-2014

December 19th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The resident population of Romania declined by over 12.6 percent between 1992 and 2014, down to 19.947 million citizens on Jan. 1, 2014, National Statistics Institute president...

World»

MAE hails resuming of U.S.-Cuban diplomatic relations

MAE hails resuming of U.S.-Cuban diplomatic relations

December 19th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs  (MAE) hails the announcement made by the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba on resuming the diplomatic relations...

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Goals of BNR Board of Directors: Adopting the Euro and joining the European Banking Union

The National Bank of Romania (BNR) is closing the year with a new Board of Directors (CA), appointed last summer by the Romanian Parliament, a Board that will be chaired by Mugur Isarescu as BNR Governor and whose main goals will be joining the European Banking Union and then adopting the single European currency. Isarescu, [...]

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Gorghiu’s election at the helm of PNL unanimously seen as the proof of party’s reform and desire to modernise

  Newly elected chairperson of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Alina Gorghiu said that on Thursday she conveyed to the Liberals a message of unity, stating that the party will open up and accept any valuable resource. ‘The message I conveyed to my colleagues who today had the resolve and confidence to give me their [...]

The drama of the Romanian village

Romania’s integration in the EU was a common wish of the entire Romanian nation, expressed with so much passion that the chorus of invocations dedicated to this topic could rarely be counterpointed by a lucid voice now and then. A realistic and forward-looking voice could have been able to draw everybody’s attention to the fact [...]