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Health system issues: Military doctor remanded for bribe taking. Medicine surplus at Pantelimon hospital

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A doctor with the Military Hospital has been remanded by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) prosecutors for bribe taking. The military doctor is charged with asking from three patients the amount of EUR 500 for nose esthetical surgery and received ...

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Wimbledon: Halep, Niculescu – through, Marius Copil out


Romanian tennis player Simona Halep (5th WTA) has qualified on Thursday to the third round of the tournament at Wimbledon, the third Grand Slam of the year, after defeating Italian Francesca Schiavone 6-1, 6-1 in 65 minutes. In the next ...

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CNADTCU withdraws Victor Ponta’s PhD title. The former PM posts ironic reply

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The National Council for Attesting Titles, Diplomas and Certificates (CNATDCU) has decided on Thursday to withdraw the doctoral title of former Prime Minister Victor Ponta. According to the council, former Prime Minister Victor Ponta had plagiarised in his PhD dissertation, ...

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Romanian contemporary art exhibition hits the road around Danubian cities in 7 countries

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A travelling exhibition of Romanian contemporary art “Open windows – the Danube river from the Delta to the Black Forest Mountains”, presented by Elena Surdu Stănescu Cultural Foundation and Aaylex Group, is touring several Danubian cities in Romania and other ...

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BNR’s Isarescu: Annual inflation rate, still in negative territory, but longer than expected


A decrease of negative inflation is expected in the coming months, but to a lesser extent than in previous National Bank of Romania (BNR) forecasts, Governor Mugur Isarescu, commented after the financial institution he leads decided on Thursday, June 30, ...

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Romanian writers awarded abroad


Romanian-born writer and poet Matei Visniec was awarded the “Jean Monnet” prize within the “Littératures Européennes” festival in Cognac, southern France. Visniec received the prestigious award for his novel “Merchant of Novel’s Beginnings” published in French at Jacqueline Chambon publishing ...

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Feasibility study for Sibiu-Pitesti highway is planned to be ready by year-end

source: gov.ro

Sibiu-Pitesti highway project is still a priority, Romanian PM Dacian Ciolos assured Renault officials during his visit at Dacia plants in Mioveni, Arges County on Thursday. “Our goal is to complete the feasibility study, which, as you know, because of ...

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TAROM Airbus 310 aircraft to be replaced by A 320 or Boeing 737

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The two Airbus 310 on the TAROM fleet will be replaced by the end of the year by two narrow-body aircraft with 180 seats, with prices of around USD 5 million, and the old ones will be turned into account, ...

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