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Huffington Post: Is Romania Europe’s Prettiest Country? It Just Might Be

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“Enchanting town plazas that date back to medieval times, rolling hills as far as the eye can see, castles cloaked in the mystery of Count Dracula, craggy mountain vistas, and a seemingly infinite array of fortresses and churches. And don’t ...

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The New York Times: Cobblestones? Check. Castles? Check. Budget? Check. Why Romania Is Worth the Trip.

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The prestigious US newspaper ‘The New York Times’ has published a travel feature, signed by Dionne Searcey, about her journey to Romania together with her family. The feature describes the voyage in vivid colours and an experience worth trying or ...

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The Spectator: A trip to Dracula’s birthplace won’t bleed you dry – an invitation to visit Sighisoara

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The British publication ‘The Spectator’ has released a feature on the Romanian city of Sighisoara, inviting the readers to make the trip to the medieval town, to see the 12th century fortified citadel, the evangelical Church on the Hill. “Sighisoara ...

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CNN: 9 reasons to see Romania’s capital

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The days of being known as the “Little Paris of the East” may be long gone, but that doesn’t mean Bucharest’s glory days are gone, too. The Romanian capital continues to redefine itself, merging its storied history with a modern ...

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France 2 investigation: Romanian virgin forests become furniture in the homes of rich Europeans

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A comprehensive reportage released last week by France 2 shows how the large furniture manufacturers in the world, which claim to promote responsible management of forests, are purchasing illegally harvested timber from Romanian forests. The ‘Cash Investigation’ journalists started from ...

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Politico.eu: Policeman Marian Godina – among the 28 people who are shaping, shaking and stirring Europe – like Erdogan, Kaczynski, Soros and the mayor of London

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The ‘honest policeman’ Marian Godina is the personality defining Romania, according to a ranking conducted by Politico.eu, along with well-known politicians, businessmen and analysts that the publication believes will influence during 2017 the countries they live in. The ranking include ...

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UNESCO includes the traditional wall-carpet craftsmanship in Romania and R. of Moldova in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

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On December 1, Romania’s national day, UNESCO has decided to include in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity the traditional wall-carpet craftsmanship, along with eleven other issues worldwide. “Traditionally, wall carpets produced by weaver communities of ...

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Ploiesti Hippodrome – they found the persons to homologate the racetrack…

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The trotting track of the Ploiesti Hippodrome has been homologated on Friday by a committee made up of representatives of CSM Ploiesti, the National Agency for Zootechnics, of state and private horse breeders and of the constructor. Following the necessary ...

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Pharmaceutical companies – EUR 37m paid to doctors, pharmacists in 2015 to promote products

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In 2015, some 102 companies producing or distributing drugs have paid doctors, pharmacists and health professionals’ associations RON 163.7 million, i.e. EUR 36.78 million. It’s just companies that deal with human medicines, not those producing/importing/selling medical devices, as these ones ...

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