Category Archive: Events

Jobs abroad: it’s about being there 24 hours/day

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Alaska, California, Florida and Ocean City are the most wanted destinations for students aged between 18 and 29 years old. From all over the country, students gathered together on Monday, at Topaz Hotel from Cluj Napoca to participate at a job fair. Organized by CET USA, the fair offered various information about the jobs available …

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PoSDRU award ceremony

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Today, the 7th of December 2010, at 13:00, at FSPAC, took place the awarding ceremony for the students involved in the PoSDRU project. The project extends along 6 years, from 2007 to 2013 and it is at the end of the second year of existence. In PoSDRU are involved 16 faculties with more than 100 …

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The Gift Fair from EXPO Transylvania

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Yesterday, the 3rd of December 2010, as every year, the Gift Fair has opened at EXPO Transylvania from Cluj Napoca. The Gift Fair is one of the biggest fairs from Transylvania dedicated to winter holidays. During ten days children, adolescences, adults and old people can make shopping for the holidays from 12 pm until 20 …

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Marius Borțea: “Nice projects are started in times of recession, more exactly after the recession reached bottom.”

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The group of journalists who recently left the “Academia  Cațavencu” launch on the market short after their departure a new satiric weekly: Kamikaze magazine. What differentiate the New Cațavencu from the old one? What’s its target? How its content will be improved in the future given the fact that the concept of the magazine was …

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International outcry over Aung San Suu Kyi’s imprisonment

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American’s swim over lake may cause up to five years imprisonment for Nobel peace prize winner. In Burma it is illegal for locals to have other people than family member staying the night, so when the hard core religious American John Jettaw swum across the lake surrounding Myanmar democracy leader Suu Kyi’s house and spent …

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Neo-colonialism: “land grabs” might tractor out local farmers all over Africa

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Rich countries and companies are leasing or buying land for farming in developing nations for the production of food or biofuel. Tens of billions of dollars and an area the same as Germany’s farmed land, 15 to 20 million hectares, is on offer. The good news is that industrial production could develop poorly used land …

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Italy: Forced return of migrants violates human rights

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New legislation makes illegal stay punishable and landlords criminals. The forced return of 227 migrants to Libya by the Italian coast guard last week violated their rights to seek asylum and put them at risk of inhuman and degrading treatment, according to the UN refugee agency. The migrants whose nationalities remain unknown, were rescued off …

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Important election day in the UN Human Rights Council

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Tomorrow is a big day when it comes to human rights. The United Nations General Assembly will hold elections for 18 of the 47 seats in the Human Rights Council. This year has been a deception due to the lack of competitive elections in some regions, which makes an actual choice for the best candidates …

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Roxana Saberi released from prison

American-Iranian journalist sentenced to eight years for espionage got her tern reduced. Saberi was freed from Teherea’s Evin prison yesterday and was welcomed by her fiancé and parents. The journalist has been on hunger strike for two weeks, but was in good condition. A Teheran court heard her appeal behind closed doors yesterday, and decided …

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Delara Darabi executed in Iran

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The Iranian authorities hanged Delara Darabi in Rasht Central Prison Saturday morning. Darabi, imprisoned since 2003, is the second person this year to be executed for a crime allegedly committed while under 18. She was executed despite having been given a two-month stay of execution on April 19th. The promised delay was supposedly due to …

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