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  • INTERVIEW – Csilla Hegedüs on European funds, minority and majority ties
    Csilla Hegedüs, an economist by training, is one of the few ethnic Hungarian women in Transylvania who has been successful in her political career. Although briefly, she served as Minister … The post INTERVIEW – Csilla Hegedüs on European funds, minority and majority ties appeared first on Transylvania Now.
  • Unique dinosaur site rediscovered in Transylvania
    An international team led by Hungarian paleontologist Gábor Botfalvai rediscovered a unique dinosaur site that had been lost for over a hundred years in the Hátszeg (Hațeg in Romanian) region … The post Unique dinosaur site rediscovered in Transylvania appeared first on Transylvania Now.
  • Two hostages killed by former apartment owner in Bacău County
    Two workers renovating an apartment in the town of Onești (Ónfalva in Hungarian) in Bacău (Bákó) County were held as hostages and then killed on Monday by the former owner, … The post Two hostages killed by former apartment owner in Bacău County appeared first on Transylvania Now.
  • 2021 Romanian budget law approved without amendments
    Parliament has approved the 2021 Romanian budget law by 234 votes to 170, which means the budget bill has passed without any amendments. The Social Democrat Party had warned that … The post 2021 Romanian budget law approved without amendments appeared first on Transylvania Now.
  • Romania’s Black Sea coast looks miserable
    In early March, the southern coastline of the Romanian Black Sea looks like a set from a horror movie: desolate and grim, with run-down hotels and beaches strewn with garbage. … The post Romania’s Black Sea coast looks miserable appeared first on Transylvania Now.
  • One of Romania’s most successful COVID hospitals is in Kolozsvár/Cluj-Napoca
    So far, almost 10,000 patients have been cared for in the Hospital of Infectious Diseases in Kolozsvár/Cluj-Napoca, which ranks high for its healing statistics as well. In one year, 98.4 … The post One of Romania’s most successful COVID hospitals is in Kolozsvár/Cluj-Napoca appeared first on Transylvania Now.
  • Salt deposits halt Kolozsvár/Cluj-Napoca metro project
    There have been problems with the construction of the Kolozsvár/Cluj-Napoca subway ever since salt deposits were discovered on the route toward Szászfenes/Florești. The vice mayor, Dan Tarcea, has stated that … The post Salt deposits halt Kolozsvár/Cluj-Napoca metro project appeared first on Transylvania Now.
  • Iraqi base hit prior to Pope’s visit
    On Friday, Pope Francis is expected to arrive in Iraq on his first official visit as head of the Roman Catholic Church. Meanwhile, on Wednesday, the airbase the Holy Father … The post Iraqi base hit prior to Pope’s visit appeared first on Transylvania Now.
  • RMDSZ will remain in EPP, will not follow Fidesz
    Members of the European Parliament belonging to the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania (known by its acronym, RMDSZ) will remain in the European People’s Party (EPP), the Alliance’s president, … The post RMDSZ will remain in EPP, will not follow Fidesz appeared first on Transylvania Now.