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Dumitru Prunariu, first Romanian astronaut who flew in the outer space, awarded Honoris Causa title in Cluj

Romanian astronaut Dumitru Prunariu was awarded on Wednesday Honoris Causa title by the “Babes-Bolyai” University in Cluj for his involvement in the most important national and international activities that militate in favor of “peaceful exploitation of the outer space.” UBB ...

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Mircea B?sescu released, yet under home arrest

Mircea B?sescu, President Traian B?sescu’s brother, trialed in the case of bribery he would  have allegedly received from the family of Bercea Mondial and in custody since June 20, will be judged while under home arrest, decided on Wednesday the ...

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Three vocational high-schools awarded RON 100.000

Three Romanian vocational high-schools forming craftsmen won funds amounting RON 97.500 each in order to implement educational projects, through the “Crafts for Romania” program held from September 15 to November 9. The money will be invested in equipping laboratories where ...

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CSAT outlines budget, military plan and energy strategy

President Traian Basescu requested the Government to think, develop and enact a strategy through which the transit of natural gas to be exploited in the Black Sea to be effected by Transgaz, and the gas from the Black Sea to ...

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Iohannis’ incompatibility file to be judged on January 14

The Supreme Court upheld on Tuesday to decide on Klaus Iohannis’ incompatibility file and set the first term on January 14, when Iohannis and a National Integrity Agency’s (ANI) representative are also summoned. The file refers to Iohannis’ contestation of ...

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10 percent of Romanian youngsters are drinking several times a week

One out of ten Romanian youngsters is regularly drinking a few times a week, a survey conducted by Avangarde Socio- Behavioral Group shows. 44 percent say they are not drinking at all, 18 percent drink once in a few months, ...

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Former DIICOT chief prosecutor expelled from magistracy, new arrests in Bica’ s file

Former top officials of the National Authority for Property Retrocession detained. The Superior Council of Magistracy decided Monday on expelling the former DIICOT chief Alina Bica from magistracy after she has been arrested in the file related to the overrated ...

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Romania risks loosing EUR 12 to 17 billion by 2025 if it doesn’t invest in education

UNICEF on Monday released “The Cost of Insufficient Investment in Romanian Education” study, conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of National Education (MEN). The report shows that, if costs of education in Romania will not gradually increase by 6 per ...

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Three months of prison with suspension for the man who spat Traian Basescu

Adrian Zglobiu, the man who spat president Traian Basescu in Constanta on May, has been sentenced to three months of jail with suspension. He will serve 40 days of community service. Zglobiu also has to pay RON 2,900 judicial expenses. ...

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