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Gov’t considers extending deadline for Brancusi fundraising campaign

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PM Dacian Ciolos announced on Friday, on the last day of the fundraising campaign for Brancusi’s ‘Wisdom of the Earth’, that the national subscription procedure might be extended, informing that over 20,000 SMS have been sent and a total of ...

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Isarescu: We don’t see the risk of economy overheating, probably is approaching

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The economic growth has exceeded the expectations in Q2 this year, so that Romania has moved from deficit to excessive demand, which should be carefully evaluated in light of a possible overheating of the economy, National Bank Governor Mugur Isarescu ...

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Renault names new French chief of Vehicule Dacia plant

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Renault group appointed French Cristophe Dridi, aged 47, at the helm at the Vehicule Dacia plant in Mioveni starting October 1st, the carmaker informed in a press statement on Friday. Dridi replaces Romanian Cornel Olendraru who has been promoted Renault ...

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Pirelli will invest EUR 200m in Slatina by 2021


Pirelli, the Italian group that has produced tires in Slatina in the past ten years, said it will invest about EUR 200 million in the next five years in order to increase the production capacity to 15 million units per ...

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Football: National team coach Cristoph Daum announces group of 25 players for the matches against Armenia and Kazakhstan

Christoph Daum

The national team of Romania coach Cristoph Daum has announced on Friday the 25 players for matches against Armenia (away, October 8) and Kazakhstan (away, October 11) counting for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The group of players are to ...

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Wuhan Open: Simona Halep defeated by Petra Kvitova in semi-finals


Romanian tennis player Simona Halep was defeated on Friday by Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic, 16th WTA) 6-1, 6-2 in the semi-finals of Wuhan Open in China. The match lasted one hour and eight minutes. Halep had won all previous confrontations ...

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The ‘smart community’ village in Romania, managed by its own inhabitants


Inhabitants from a village in Alba county, central Romania decided to call the shots on their day to day life and needs and to revamp their locality with their own hands, without waiting for money from the local authorities. They ...

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Wizz Air launches new route to Lamezia Terme, southern Italy

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Wizz Air low-cost airline on Friday announced a new route operational from the base in Bucharest. The new route will connect Romania to Lamezia Terme in southern Italy, as of March 26 next year. There will two weekly flights, every ...

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Dogs Romanian film, praised in the French media

Photo credit: Iulia Weiss

Released in theatres in France on September 28, a week after its premiere in Romania, the film „Dogs” directed by Bogdan Mirică, is praised in the great publications in France. French newspapers like Le Figaro, Libération or Nouvel Observateur, as ...

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PM Ciolos: I won’t run in the elections

PM Ciolos

PM Dacian Ciolos on Friday reiterated that he would not run for the upcoming parliamentary elections, partly responding to President Iohannis’ advice to express sympathy or adhesion for a political party if he wants to continue projects as PM. The ...

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