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Romanian project awarded at Google RISE Awards 2015

TechLounge, a Romanian organization, will receive this year a funding of USD 25,000 through Google RISE Awards for the “IoT4Girls”, according to a press release quoted by Mediafax. “IoT4Girls” – the Romanian project which won the Google RISE Awards 2015, ...

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President Iohannis gives OK to former Economy minister Videanu’s prosecution

President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday approved prosecution procedure against former Economy minister Adriean Videanu and sent it back to the Justice Ministry to observe the necessary legal steps. Romania’s Prosecutor General asked the head of state to give his green ...

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GfK: Only 2 pc of Romanians have health insurance to private clinics

About 93 percent of Romanians are insured only in the public health system, 2 percent have health insurance to a private clinic fully or partly paid by the employer and other 2 percent have private health insurance, according to a ...

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Adrian Sarbu – 30 days preventive arrest for money laundering and incitement to tax evasion

The Court of Appeal ruled on Wednesday night the preventive arrest for 30 days of businessman Adrian Sarbu on charges of incitement to tax evasion, money laundering and abetting embezzlement in the Mediafax file, the decision being taken after several ...

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“Bute Gala”: Resmeri??, Lungu and Nastasia, under house arrest

Mayor Cornel Resmeri?? (photo), Stephen Lungu and Gheorghe Nastasia will be investigated under house arrest in the case “Bute Gala”, the Bucharest Court ruled, deciding also on the disjunction of the trial in the case of Rudel Obreja after he ...

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ECHR condemned Romania to pay almost 200,000-euro compensations over prison conditions in 2014

Find out how many inmates inhabit Romanian prisons. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) condemned the Romanian state to pay 196,400-euro compensations over prison conditions last year. The National Administration of Penitentiaries (ANP) informed that “overcrowding is still a ...

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Senate’s Legal Committee approves request for initiation of prosecution in case of former ministers Vosganian and Ariton

The Senate’s Legal Committee has endorsed on Tuesday by a majority of votes, the requests for starting the prosecution of former ministers of Economy Ion Ariton and Varujan Vosganian, Agerpres informs. Social-democrat Ovidiu Dontu, Vice-president of the legal committee, explained ...

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Medical first in Romania as pregnant woman with cervical cancer undergoes surgery

Doctor Petre Bratila on Tuesday operated a 29-year-old pregnant patient diagnosed with cervical cancer, in a medical first for Romania, as the baby’s life was not affected and neither the mother’s reproductive function. The doctor performed the intervention pro bono ...

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DNA requires notice for the arrest and indictment of CCR Judge Toni Grebl?

The National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) requested the Senate the notice for preventive arrest of the Constitutional Court judge Toni Grebl?, who is accused of corruption deeds.The prosecutors have also extended on Tuesday the allegations against Grebl?: favouring the offender. The ...

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US ask Romania permission to deploy up to 250 military at Kogalniceanu Base

President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday informed the Parliament that the US asked permission to continue in 2015 the multimodal transport operations of human and material resources of the US government to and from Afghanistan, through the deployment of up to ...

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