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Bulgarian honorary consul in Ploiesti, injured in car accident

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A representative of the Bulgarian Honorary Consulate in Ploiesti, Romania, was involved in a car accident in Adunatii Copaceni, Giurgiu, on DN5. The consul’s car took a curve on the road and overturned, Infotrafic informs. The Bulgarian diplomat was slightly ...

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Updated weather warning for mixed precipitations, glazed frost and blizzards

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The meteorologists have issued on Tuesday a Code Yellow warning for mixed precipitations, glazed frost and strong winds in force until Wednesday evening, in 23 counties in Banat, Transylvania and Oltenia and a warning for bad weather countrywide. The National ...

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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to visit Romania next week

Shinzo Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced on Friday he will pay visits to several countries in Southeast Europe, including Romania, as well as Bulgaria, Serbia and the Baltic countries Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania at the end of the next ...

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Romania, the highest income inequality in the European Union


Romania recorded the highest inequality of income in the European Union (EU) in 2015, followed by Lithuania and Bulgaria, according to the National Statistics Institute (INS). “In Romania, the income inequality is higher than the average across the European Union. ...

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Simionescu and Fiscuci, characters close to Liviu Dragnea, prosecuted by DNA

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The National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) has started the prosecution of former deputy Adrian Simionescu and businessman Marian Fiscuci, former Tel Drum manager, for deeds of commerce incompatible with the office and for complicity to tax evasion, respectively tax evasion. Both ...

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Eurostat: Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania on the last places in the EU in terms of consumption and GDP per capita in 2016


Consumption per capita in the EU varied between 53% and 132% of the EU average. Actual Individual Consumption (AIC) is a measure of material welfare of households, Eurostat informs. Across the Member States in 2016, AIC per capita expressed in ...

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Eurostat: Highest material and social deprivation rate in the EU in Romania, Bulgaria and Greece

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In 2016, the highest material and social deprivation rate, applying to about half of the population, was registered in Romania (50%) and Bulgaria (48%), followed by countries where 1 in 3 persons was affected: Greece (36%), Hungary (32%) and Lithuania ...

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