Antonia Nita

Hundreds of Romanian and foreign volunteers arrive in Vaideeni to build homes for 2014 flood victims

Approximately 450 Romanian and foreign volunteers will participate in raising, in five days, 10 homes for 10 families in the Vaideeni commune of southern Valcea County that are going through difficult times, in a charitable action that started on Monday in the Valcea County locality with the support of an international organization with the mission to end precarious living conditions.

Romanian Gendarmerie conducting extensive training exercise in nuclear emergency interventions

The General Inspectorate of the Romanian Gendarmerie started on Monday, at the National Cryogenic and Isotopic Technology Research and Development Institute (ICSI) of Ramnic, Valcea County, a wide-encompassing exercise training gendarmes and other departments of the Interior Ministry in emergency interventions at nuclear facilities.

Arabella McIntyre-Brown: People come for Dracula then discover true Transylvania

Foreigners come to Transylvania for the Dracula myth, but end up discovering the charm of this region of Romania, said, on Thursday, British author Arabella McIntyre-Brown, at the launch event for the "A Stake in Transylvania" book, at the residence of the British Ambassador in Bucharest.

President Iohannis: Romania will boost its efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

AGERPRES special correspondent Irinela Visan reports: Romania will boost its efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, stated on Wednesday President Klaus Iohannis, who attended the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.

PM Dancila: Romania is prepared to start OECD adhesion negotiations

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila had on Tuesday a meeting with the Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurria, occasion on which she emphasized that Romania continues to be firmly dedicated to the objective of acceding to the OECD and that it is ready to start adhesion negotiations, a release sent by the Government informs.

Agreement on Health worth 500 million euros signed with World Bank, in presence of PM Dancila in NYC

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila held a meeting on Monday with representatives of the World Bank in New York, during her working visit to the United States, at the end of which was signed the Loan Agreement aimed at increasing the citizens' access to public primary health care services and at promoting preventive medical services, especially in less developed areas, worth 500 million euros.

JusMin Birchall: Tighter cooperation with the ECHR represents an important goal of the Justice Ministry

Justice Minister Ana Birchall met on Thursday with President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Linos Alexandre Sicillianos, underscoring within the meeting that Romania wants a tight cooperation with the ECHR, taking into account the large number of cases Romania is involved in.

PM Dancila: I am not going to the US for photos, but to represent the country, strengthen transatlantic relations

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Wednesday evening that the visit she is to pay to the US, as of Sunday, is aimed at strengthening the transatlantic relations, as well as the signing of some bilateral agreements to the benefit of Romania and which "can generate a much greater wave of confidence in our country." "You know very well that I care a lot about the transatlantic relation and I

PNL's Turcan says PM Dancila should start electioneering by reading constitution

First Deputy Chair of the opposition National Liberal Party (PNL) Raluca Turcan said Wednesday that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila should start her presidential campaign by reading the constitution, adding that the PM should come next week before Parliament with a government reshuffle if she does want to do "many good things for Romanians." "Viorica Dancila should start electioneering by readin