Georgiana Tanasescu

President Iohannis encourages tight cooperation with Germany to combat negative effects on Romanian workers

President Klaus Iohannis had a telephone conversation on Friday with his German counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, context in which he encouraged a tight cooperation between the authorities in the two countries to combat the negative effects on Romanian workers active in Germany, especially those with temporary contracts, as well as on detached and seasonal workers, the Presidential Administ

Romania COVID-19 death toll reaches 107

Another 13 people infected with the new type of coronavirus have died in Romania, with the number of deceased from this cause reaching 107, informs the Strategic Communication Group on Thursday. These are 11 men between the ages of 42 and 87 and two women - one 68 years old from Hunedoara and another 54 years old from Arad. * Death 95 - man, 75 years old, from Bucharest.

Danca: Employers having applied measure of suspension of individual employment contracts qualify for furlough aid

All the employers who during this period have applied the measure of temporary suspension of the individual employment contracts, considering the effects of the new coronavirus epidemic, qualify for furlough aid, which will be applied throughout the state of emergency, announced on Friday, Ionel Danca the head of the Prime Minister's Chancellery.

Foreign Ministry:Hungary allows time-limited one-off transit corridor for Romanians headed home via Austria

The Hungarian authorities will allow Romanian citizens headed home from the Austrian border to transit Hungary between March 17, 21:00 hrs and March 18, 5:00 hrs Hungary time; they can return to Romania on the routes indicated by the Hungarian authorities and will be directed to four border checkpoints to enter Romania, specifically Nadlac1, Nadlac 2, Bors and Cenad, the Foreign Affairs Ministr

State of emergency in Romania starts in the beginning of this week

The state of emergency will be instituted on Romania's territory as of the beginning of this week, in the context of the novel coronavirus epidemic. The announcement was made by President Klaus Iohannis on Saturday, after the swearing-in ceremony of the Orban III Government members.

16 more Romanians, infected with novel coronavirus; total number of cases reaches 139

A number of 16 more Romanians tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection, thus the number of COVID-19 patients on Romania's territory having reached 139, the Strategic Communication Group informs. AGERPRES (RO - author: Oana Ghita, editor: Georgiana Tanasescu; EN - editor: Adina Panaitescu)

US Ambassador hails gov't investiture, appreciates Romanians for having united to address problem of global magnitude

United States Ambassador in Bucharest Adrian Zuckerman hails the investiture of the new Orban Government and appreciates "the people of Romania for having united in this time of crisis to address a problem of global magnitude." "On behalf of President Trump I wish to express my deep appreciation to the people of Romania for having united in this time of crisis to address a problem of global mag

Coronavirus / Videoconferences at Gov't on measures to restrict pandemic economic impact

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, ministers of his Cabinet and presidential adviser Cosmin Marinescu are participating, at this hour, in a videoconference on the necessary economic measures to restrict the economic impact of the new coronavirus pandemic.