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Containers with illegal waste, spotted in Constanta maritime port

Containers loaded with waste brought via ship from various countries were spotted by the border police of southeastern Constanta port, the waste being illegally imported into Romania by two companies registered in the county of Prahova and Bucharest Municipality, the Coast Guard informed on Thursday. The cargo were falsely declared as being used domestic goods.

HealthMin Voiculescu: Every effort, especially during this time, brings us closer to normalcy

Romania is still in a "very difficult" moment of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the continuous efforts of the medical staff must be recognized, appreciated and supported by everyone, Minister Vlad Voiculescu said on Wednesday, in a message on World Health Day. "Today is the World Health Day. And today, as every day, we are grateful to those who care for our health.

Human Rights Worsened in Central, Southeast Europe, in Pandemic – Amnesty

The COVID-19 pandemic saw an increase in state control over the judiciary and media and further endangered minorities that already suffer from discrimination in Central and Southeast Europe, rights watchdog Amnesty International said in its annual report published on Monday.

WHO Regional Director for Europe, decorated by President Iohannis

The regional director of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Bureau for Europe, Dr. Hans Kluge, was decorated on Wednesday with the National Order "For Merit" in the rank of Commander by President Klaus Iohannis.

WHO Regional Director for Europe: Romania succeded in proving health workers' dedication

Romania has very well succeeded in proving institutional capacity, community solidarity and the heroic devotion of its health workers, said WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge, as he participated on Wednesday in the event "Climate change, the human-nature relationship and public health" organized at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on the occasion of the World Health Day.

Elisabeta Palace Royal Exhibition opens to the public this week

The Elisabeta Palace Royal Exhibition will be open to the public between April 8 - 25 and May 8 - June 6, Thursday through Sunday between 10:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 -17:00. In July, August, September, October and November the exhibition will be open in periods that will be announced later, the Royal Family of Romania said in a Facebook post.

PM Citu: Equitable access to health entails existence of functional health system, also solidarity and responsibility

Prime Minister Florin Citu sent a message on World Health Day, in which he shows that physicians and all health personnel are "the true heroes of this period" and thanks them for all their effort, emphasizing that "equitable" access to health entails the existence of a functioning health system, but also "solidarity and responsibility" on the part of everyone, "citizens and representatives of t

ForMin Bogdan Aurescu pays official visit to Italy

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu will pay an official visit to the Italian Republic on Wednesday at the invitation of his counterpart, Luigi Di Maio, a release from the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) informs.

ForMin Aurescu pays official visit to Italy on Wednesday

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, will pay an official visit to the Italian Republic on Wednesday to answer an invitation from his counterpart, Luigi Di Maio.

Over 8.3m COVID-19 vaccine doses expected in Romania in April, May

Senior official with the Health Ministry Andrei Baciu said on Tuesday that this April and May over 8.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine will enter Romania. "We received a total of 2,212,734 doses in March. This week, we will receive another 134,400 doses from Moderna and 110,564 doses from AstraZeneca.