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Eurostat: Bulgaria, Cyprus and Romania, the highest percentage of GDP allocated for ‘housing and community amenities’

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In 2015, almost EUR 86 billion of general government expenditure was spent by EU Member States on housing and community amenities. This figure is equivalent to 0.6% of the EU’s GDP. In addition, Member States spent nearly EUR 81 billion ...

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Apocalyptica to perform in Bucharest in early April to mark Finland’s centennial celebration

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Apocalyptica Finnish cello metal band will come in Bucharest to perform an exquisite show, marking the 20th anniversary of their debut studio album (released on May 1996), “Apocalyptica Plays Metallica by Four Cellos”. The event is due at Sala Palatului ...

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Exclusive: The myths of the Finnish educational system

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A discussion with ALINA CRISTIANA CIRJA, project manager, founder of the Romanian-Finnish School in Bucharest.   How did the Romanian-Finnish Schools come to life? It was an initiative of the Bucharest Christian Centre in 2008 and came amid a stringent ...

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Finnish ambassador in Bucharest, H.E. Mrs. Päivi Pohjanheimo: Finland thoroughly reinvented itself in just one short century

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Finland’s ambassador to Romania, Mrs. Päivi Pohjanheimo speaks about her country’s anniversary, about how people celebrate it and how the celebration is practically another brick in the wall of the national project. “The Republic of Finland celebrates its 99th anniversary ...

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Finland: 100 years of stunning progress

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Finland’s Independence Day is a national public holiday held on 6 December to celebrate Finland’s declaration of independence from the Russian Republic in 1917. During the early decades of independence, Independence Day was a very solemn occasion marked by patriotic ...

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Finland National Day: Did you know that….

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There is more forest and water in Finland than anywhere else in Europe? There are 187,888 lakes in Finland — the most of any country in the world — and 179,888 Finnish islands to explore? Over 70% of Finland is ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Finnish Tornator to invest more in the Romanian forestry, creating more job opportunities

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Interview with Zoltán A. KÓSY, Country Manager Tornator Romania about what was the best year for the Finnish company since entering the domestic market, as well as what local authorities should do to draw investors.   Tornator Oyj, as part ...

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26yo Romanian man robbing old people in Finland, caught up in Sibiu

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A 26-year-old man from Sibiu has been arrested after he had been given an APB for allegedly robbing old people in Finland. The young man, next to other people, has committed the robberies in just two days. The victims were ...

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