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EUR 100 M contract for Bucharest flyovers and passages maintenance

Bucharest City Hall is bidding maintenance and cleaning services for the Capital’s traffic flyovers and passages through a four-year framework agreement worth RON 462 M, meaning EUR 104 M. Works will be carried out on Grant flyover and Victoria, Unirii, ...

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Teodorovici: Romania starts EU funds’ implementation for 2014-2020 this year

Romania will start this year the implementation of the European funds allocated for the programming period 2014-2020, said the Minister of European Funds Eugen Teodorovici. According to a press release quoted by Agerpres, the Minister on Wednesday paid an official ...

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MFA issues travel warning in U.S. due to snowstorms

On Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed Romanian citizens who are travelling or intend to travel in the United States of America over bad weather conditions (blizzards, heavy snowfalls and tornados) affecting U.S North and Northeastern regions. The Romanian ...

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Extra 450 Romanian soldiers to serve in Afghanistan starting next year

President Traian Basescu informed on Wednesday he approved the increase of Romanian contribution to Afghanistan with maximum 450 military officers starting next year. They are to unfold protection missions in the Kandahar airport’s neighborhood. “At present, Romania has 200 militaries ...

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Rain and snow Yellow Code: On Sunday the Capital might turn white

The National Meteorology Administration (ANM) on Wednesday issued two yellow code warnings for rain, snow and strong wind, available from Wednesday 6 p.m. to Friday at noon. It will rain, in some areas there will be sleet and snow, and ...

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Final ruling: Sorin Ovidiu Vântu released from jail on parole

On Wednesday Ilfov Court ruled to release businessman Sorin Ovidiu Vântu on parole. He was serving a two-year jail sentence for favoring Nicolae Popa, sentenced in FNI file. Initially, District 4 Court had rejected Vântu’s request to be released on ...

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King Mihai I, celebrated by over 1,000 people at Elisabeta Palace

Approximately 1.200 people have celebrated on Wednesday at Elisabeta Palace in Bucharest, King Mihai I, for his birthday and name day, the participants at this event having been greeted by Romania’s Royal Family at midday. King Mihai I has invited ...

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Innovation made the difference at Virtual Innovation Exhibition in Bucharest

“Innovation is a very important word in my everyday life. We’re all involved in all this process of innovation. I’m very glad to be here and talk about British innovations. We have selected 8-10 new British innovations to present you ...

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Klaus Iohannis, the first Romanian politician with over one million Facebook fans

Romania’s President-elect Klaus Iohannis became on Tuesday the first Romanian politician having over one million Facebook likes. The most impressive rise of Iohannis’ fans on Facebook was registered on Saturday, on the eve of presidential runoff, when supporters ground increased ...

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US pays $ 1.75 M for finding two Romanian crooks

The US State Department offers rewards of up to USD 1,75 million for information helping to catch two Romanians suspected of fraud on the internet through advertisements selling fictitious cars, motorcycles and boats. Thus, any information leading to the arrest ...

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