Foreign Minister Ramona Manescu has sent a letter to the leaders of political parties in Romania saying that the human resources locally available abroad are limited for the November election of Romania's president, calling on the parties for help with conducting the voting process abroad under the best circumstances.
The Council of the European Union today agreed to the appointment of Laura Codruta Kovesi to be the first European chief prosecutor. The appointment must now also be confirmed by the European Parliament, according to a press statement released on Monday by the Council of the EU.
Romanian tennis player Oana Georgeta Simion won both titles at the 15,000-USD ITF Women's Circuit tournament in Georgia. Top seed Simion, 23, world number 519, defeated second seed Anna Sivkova of the Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-3, in the singles final.
Romania has just won the title of a European champion in the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition, which took place over October 9-11, at the Parliament Palace in Bucharest. The distinctions were granted to the Romanian team and the other countries at the Award Gala held on Friday evening at the National Military Centre in the Capital City.
Team Romania has jumped to the first place in the latest provisional ranking of the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition, with 7,432 points, just 234 points ahead of runner-up Italy, and at 550 points ahead of the third position taken by Austria.
Six Bulgarian banks rank in the Top 100 of the largest financial institutions in Central and Eastern Europe. DSK, First Investment Bank and UBB are making significant progress in the ranking compared to last year. It is composed by RIA Rating Agency on the order of Russia's leading financial site Prime.
Team Romania finished the first day of the ongoing European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition in Bucharest on the podium, as it ended the day on the second place, with a total of 4,200 points, according to the real-time results posted on the official website of the competition. Italy ranked first with 4,340 points, while France ranked third with 3,440 points.
Romania on Wednesday progressed to the semi-finals of the World Minifootball Federation (WMF) Wolrd Cup 2019 in Perth, Australia, after defeating home team Australia, 6-0 (4-0). Romania had a very good match. Scoring for them were Stelian Stancu, Mircea Ciprian Ungur (two), Toma Vincene, Sebastian Petrisor Vasile and Dragan Robert Paulevici.
Germany, Italy and Poland are currently the best three teams of the 5th edition of the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition, which is taking place these days at Parliament Palace in Bucharest. Romania's team is close to the podium, in 4th position, only 20 points away.
Romania continues to make efforts to be on the map of European cybernetics, and the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 taking place in Bucharest these days proves that it has very well trained young people who are passionate about cyber security, Minister of Communications and Information Society Alexandru Petrescu told AGERPRES on Wednesday.