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New coronavirus case confirmed in Romania takes total to 30

A new case of infection with the new coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed on Wednesday morning in Romania. It is a 43-year-old woman from Bucharest, a contact of the patient who was admitted to the ''Gerota'' Hospital. ''A case of infection with the new coronavirus was registered this morning, the 30th case at national level.

Consultations at gov't focus on 28 June as local election date

At the end of consultations at the Government House on Tuesday with interim Prime Minister Ludovic Orban and Prime Minister-designate Florin Citu, June 28 was established as a date for the local elections agreed upon by the majority of the participants in the consultations.

Health status of COVID-19 virus carriers, good overall

The health status of 10 persons found as carrying the COVID-19 coronavirus in Romania and admitted at infectious disease hospitals in Bucharest, Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Constanta and Craiova is good overall, and the elderly patients and those with chronic diseases among them are closely monitored, reports the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).

UPB students gain four medals at SEEMOUS 2020

Students at the Automatics and Computers Faculty of the Politechnica University of Bucharest gained four medals, one gold and three silver, at SEEMOUS - a maths competition for Southeast Europe, with international participation, which took place between March 3 and 8 in Greece, in Thessaloniki.

World War II, 1945: Restoration of the Romanian administration in Northeastern Transylvania

On March 9, 1945 the Romanian administration was re-established in Northeastern Transylvania. A festive meeting was organized on the occasion in Cluj on March 13, 1945, with King Mihai, Prime Minister Petru Groza and the first deputy of the Soviet People's Commissioner for Foreign Affairs, A.I. Vyshinsky, attending.

Calling On ‘The People’ to Rekindle Democracy’s Promise

Aspiring authoritarian leaders and populist politicians are encouraged by divisive politics within mainstream political parties. They feel emboldened by blatant attacks on civil liberties by seasoned autocrats such as Russian President Vladimir Putin or Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. 

Central bank's Vasilescu: The entire collapse of the national currency was worth 2 bani

The collapse of the national currency, which has gone from 4.7 RON to 4.8 RON per euro, is worth 2 bani (the lowest subdivision of the Romanian currency, 100 bani equals 1 RON - e.n.), and presently it doesn't even reach that, said on Sunday Adrian Vasilescu, strategy consultant at the National Bank of Romania. "There is much talk these days.