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FinMin Caciu: Romania ranked second in EU in terms of nominal value of Cohesion Policy funds absorption

Romania ranked second in the European Union in terms of the nominal value of European funds absorption for the 2014-2020 Cohesion Policy programmes, Minister of European Investment and Projects Adrian Caciu announced on Friday. “At this moment, Romania has received…

EduMin Deca: Education is the only long-term sustainable way to stop antisemitic incidents

Education is the only long-term sustainable way in which anti-Semitic incidents can be stopped, according to Education Minister Ligia Deca. She says that the resurgence of and anti-Semitic incidents and rhetoric in the European Union, in the United States and…

CultMin Turcan: Reading brings us knowledge, tolerance, it brings us an understanding of the past

Reading brings us knowledge, tolerance, it brings us an understanding of the past, Minister of Culture Raluca Turcan said on Thursday in a message on the National Reading Day. “Today is the National Reading Day. Reading brings us knowledge, tolerance,…

CCIR supports Dubai Port World’s plans to expand its Romanian investments

Bucharest, Feb 14 /Agerpres/ – The Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIR) is steadily involved in mediating the dialogue between the business communities in Romania and the United Arab Emirates, capitalizing on the current political context, which is extremely…

EduMin in U.S. dicusses evolution of Flubright program in Romania

Minister of Education Ligia Deca met on Monday in Washington D.C. with Scott Weinhold, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, and during the meeting they discussed issues related…

Over one third of managers in Romania are women (SMEs council head)

Four out of ten entrepreneurs in Romania are female and more than one third of managers in the economy as a whole are women, president of the National Council of SMEs in Romania (CNIPMMR) Florin Jianu said on Monday at…

Successful campaign promoting Romania as tourist destination on BBC News

The campaign promoting Romania as a tourist destination on BBC News television, carried out at the end of last year, generated a 65 percent increase in viewers’ familiarity with our country, according to the Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Tourism…

116th anniversary of construction of legendary Sarmasel Well 2, which revolutionised history of natural gas in Europe

The construction of the first commercial natural gas well in Romania, originally designed for the extraction of potassium salts, began 116 years ago, on February 6, 1908, in the town of Sarmasel, Mures County, and led to at least three…

Romania’s trade deficit down by 15.1 pct in 2023, year-over-year

Romania’s FOB/CIF trade balance deficit was 28.947 billion euros, in 2023, 5.142 billion euros lower (-15.1%) than in 2022, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics published on Friday. In 2023, FOB exports totalled 93.098 billion euros, up…

Gov’t to host event on European Employers’ Association of Business Women launch

Representatives of the authorities and the business environment will participate, on Monday, in the debate “PEFA: Gender Equality. Agenda 2030,” on the occasion of the launch of the European Employers’ Business Women. “The creation of the European Employers’ Association of…

PM Ciolacu on voluntary military service: What bothers me is the context as there is no danger coming from Russia

Prime minister Marcel Ciolacu said on Wednesday at the Automobile Dacia plant in Mioveni, on the introduction of the voluntary military service, that he was bothered by the context in which the announcement about its necessity was made, as if…

Ovidius University to join implementing Black Sea algae knowledge project

Bucharest, Feb 6 /Agerpres/ – The Ovidius University of Constanta will participate, alongside five other organisations and universities from Bulgaria, Georgia, Ukraine and Greece, in the implementation of a European project of over EUR 1.4 million intended for the use…