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Record-breaking event in Alba Iulia: huge Martisor string to embrace the Alba Caroline fortress

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A huge white-red string with hanging tassel is surrounding the Alba Carolina Fortress in Alba Iulia on Wednesday, March 1, with locals and visitors being invited to interweave it. Besides honouring the Martisor celebration marking the spring arrival, the event ...

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Bucharest to have a city manager

Bucharest city manager

Bucharest councilmen have agreed on Tuesday to set up the position of Bucharest city manager, under the direct subordination of the General mayor, Gabriela Firea. The draft was endorsed by 37 councilmen present at the sitting, while another six vetoed ...

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National anti-discrimination body on the verge of dissolution

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The draft law disbanding the National Council for Combating Discrimination (CNCD), initiated by a former nationalist party MP, Bogdan Diaconu, was tacitly passed by the Chamber of Deputies and will go to the Senate for the final debate. The tacit ...

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Senate’s Labour committee Oks Government’s unlimited expenditure

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The Senate’s Labour committee on Tuesday gave its go-ahead for the law to adopt the emergency ordinance 9/2017, despite criticism that it is cutting all limits for budgetary expenses of the public authorities, as well as the sanctions stipulated in ...

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Tariceanu’s former wife confirms the DNA charges about his relationship with Tal Silberstein

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Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu’s former wife, Ioana Valmar, has confirmed the charges brought by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) against her former husband. Tariceanu’s ex-wife has told investigators she knew since 2006 that Tal Silberstein is interested in the ...

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Hidroelectrica IPO is unlikely to happen before this year-end, FP official warns

Hidroelectrica IPO

There has been very little progress over the last few months in relation to Hidroelectrica IPO process and a lot of decisions have been stalled within different committees and different levels of the Government, Greg Konieczny, Portfolio Manager of Fondul ...

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Six Romanians in the finals of 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Sony World Photography Awards 2017

Sony World Photography Awards released the short lists of the photographers nominated for the 2017 edition finals, with six Romanian photographers among them. Adi Bulboacă and Ioana Moldovan have been nominated on the professional competition, after the jury had reviewed ...

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