Karina Olteanu

Tourism Ministry to add 'genuinely Romanian' to classification of accommodation establishments

Romania's Ministry of Tourism has proposed to introduce the "Autentic romanesc" (genuinely Romanian) to the classification of tourist accommodation establishments to increase tourism offerings, Tourism Minister Bogdan Trif said in Sibiu on Tuesday. "We have set to introduce a new classification, a new brand, namely Genuinely Romanian.

First oncology centre for personalized therapy in Eastern Europe to open in Timisoara

The first oncology centre for personalised therapy in eastern European Union will be built over the next two years at the Victor Babes Infectious Disease Hospital in Timisoara, where both lung tumours and metastatic cancer will be treated.

PM Dancila: Children in rural areas deserve same opportunities as their urban peers

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Monday, attending a school's year opening ceremony in Santamaria Orlea - Hunedoara County, that it is important that children in rural areas enjoy the same opportunities as their urban peers, mentioning that she wants the former to be able to attend a faculty in as high as possible numbers.

Timisoara's mayor: It is inadmissible to extinguish flame in Cemetery of Heroes for unpaid gas bill

The Mayor of Timisoara, Nicolae Robu, said on Tuesday that it was inadmissible to extinguish, for several hours, the flame that burns continuously in the Cemetery of Heroes, because the payment of the gas invoice amounting to 5,600 lei [some 1,186 euro] has not yet entered the accounts of E.ON Gas.

Praid salt mine sees over half a million visitors year-to-date

More than half a million people have descended into the Praid salt mine - Harghita County, since the beginning of the year, with visitor numbers on the rise from the previous year, salt mine director Zoltán Seprődi told AGERPRES on Monday. Specifically, 523,129 visitors entered the mine between January - August this year, with monthly numbers ticking up from a year ago, except for March.

USR-PLUS presidential candidate says run-off between him, PNL candidate shows Romania getting better

National leader of the Save Romania Union (USR) told a news conference in Braila on Friday that the prospect of a run-off between him and the PNL candidate would show Romania getting better. "The prospect of having a second round presidential election between the PNL candidate and the USR-PLUS candidate would indicate that Romania is getting better.

Kelemen Hunor designated candidate of UDMR in presidential elections

The Council of Union Representatives (CRU) on Friday, in Targu Mures, designated Kelemen Hunor as the UDMR's (Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania) candidate in the presidential elections, as this was the single proposal made by the Consultative Council, with the slogan to be "Respect for all!." "Ever since 1996, we have always had a candidate in the presidential elections, although it is very

Rowmania Fest will start with flashmob dedicated to the United Waters of Romania project

The international row boat festival Rowmania, at its 9th edition, will start, Friday evening, on the Danube boardwalk in eastern Tulcea with the parade of the canotca boats, as well as with a flashmob dedicated to the project "United Waters of Romania" (AUR), the cofounders of the Ivan Patzaichin-Mila 23 Association - Ivan Patzaichin and Teodor Frolu, announced, on Friday, during a press confer