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Τourism trending upward on Corfu

The course of tourism in Corfu is on the rise since the beginning of the tourist season, with over 45 daily flights from Europe, while the occupancy of the five-star and six-star hotels now reaches 60% -70%. At the same time more than 200 cruise ships are expected to reach the port of the island.

WEC's Iancu: Romgaz can support Black Sea offshore drilling investment, should be operator

Romanian gas producer Romgaz has the capacity to support investment in the Neptun Deep deep-water offshore gas field development project in the Black Sea and should be the operator of this project, Chairman of the Romanian National Committee of the World Energy Council Iulian Iancu told a news briefing on Tuesday.

Four COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours, plus another 10 previous fatalities

As many as 14 deaths - 8 men and 6 women - in SARS-CoV-2 patients have been reported in the last 24 hours, including ten from 2020 and early this year that were entered in the database by the public health directorates at the request of the Health Ministry, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs today.

Romania's annual inflation rate advances to 3.9 pct in June

Romania's annual inflation rate increased to 3.9 percent this June from 3.8 percent in May, as prices for non-foods advanced 5.71 percent, for food 2.17 percent, and for services 1.59 percent, shows data released on Tuesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

Prime Minister Citu presented reforms to representatives of the World Bank

Prime Minister Florin Citu on Monday had a meeting at the Victoria Palace with a World Bank delegation led by Anna Bjerde, Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, in which he presented, among other things, the reforms undertaken by the Government regarding pensions and salaries in the public system.

COVID-19 vaccination campaign: 12,082 people immunised in 24h

Bucharest, July 12 /Agerpres/ - Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) reports that 12,082 doses of vaccine have been administered in the past 24 hours, of which 7.395 being the first dose and 4,687 the second dose, CNCAV reports on Monday.

PSD's Serban urging PM Citu, European funds minister to urgently explain PNRR status

Bucharest, July 12 /Agerpres/ - The fierce battle inside the National Liberal Party (PNL) for the position of national chairman brings to light serious truths for Romania, said on Monday Chairman of the Transport and Infrastructure Committee of the Chamber of Deputies Ciprian Serban of the Social Democratic Party (PSD).

UBB University, among world's top 500, first in Romania for economics, econometrics

The Faculty of Economics and Business Management (FSEGA) of the Cluj-Napoca-based Babes-Bolyai University (UBB) is ranking among the top 500 educational institutions in the world and it is first in Romania for subjects of economics and econometrics, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 2021.

Florin Citu, about SIIJ: The solution must be found in Romania's Parliament

Prime Minister Florin Citu said, asked if the coalition could be broken due to the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania's (UDMR) refusal to accept the solution coming from the Government regarding the Section for the Investigation of Justice Crimes (SIIJ), that the solution must be found in Parliament. "These things must be discussed now and the solution must be found in Romania's Parliament.

Iohannis congratulates Moldovan citizens on their clear choice for reforms, rule of law, European integration

President Klaus Iohannis offered congratulations to the citizens of the Republic of Moldova following Sunday's snap parliamentary elections, as well as Moldovan President Maia Sandu for her "courage, perseverance and vision". "Congratulations to the citizens of the Republic of Moldova for their civic spirit and clear choice for reforms, rule of law and European integration!

Boxer Amalia Nita grabs a gold medal at EUBC of Tbilisi, Georgia

Romanian boxer Amalia Nita grabbed the gold medal within the limits of the 63 kg weight category on Sunday at the European Junior Boxing Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia, after finally defeating Poland's Karolina Kuhn on points (5-0). Two other Romanians won the silver medals. Angelo Teodosescu (cat.

Ludovic Orban: Dear Moldovans, it is in your power today to decide the future of the country

Chamber of Deputies Speaker Ludovic Orban urges Moldovan citizens to go to the polls in large numbers on Sunday, "because the democratic future of the Republic of Moldova depends on this vote." "I was glad to see the mobilisation of those in the diaspora, who, as in Romania, understood the important role they play in determining the fate of their country.

Barna urges Moldovan citizens in Romania to go to polls

Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna on Sunday urged the citizens of the Republic of Moldova in Romania to go to the polls for the election of the future Parliament in Chisinau and said that Moldova needs a parliamentary majority and a government capable of firmly implementing the reforms needed to continue the country's path to prosperity and Europe.