SptMin Novak to athletes: It's important that you represent the country, no matter the medals

Minister of Youth and Sports Eduard Novak said on Friday, before the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games, that his message to Romania's Olympic athletes is that no matter how many medals they may win, the most important thing is that they represent Romania at the supreme sporting competition. "Dear athletes, the moment of truth has come.

PM Citu: Soon-to-be estimates show two-digit economic growth in Romania for 2021

Some estimates soon to be announced show an almost two-digit economic growth for 2021, Prime minister Florin Citu said Sunday at a reunion of the County Coordination Committee of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Cluj. "We are all here because we believe in liberalism and we believe that only through liberalism can we develop Romania.

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.

LabMin Turcan: 100,000 jobs created year to date, encouraging upward trend

Minister of Labor and Social Protection Raluca Turcan told a press conference today in Cluj-Napoca that some 100,000 new jobs have been created in Romania since the beginning of the year, most of them on an indefinite term, which is encouraging. "About 100,000 jobs have appeared in Romania since January 1, 2021 to date.

Dozens of Romanian, foreign music artists to offer ten days of music at Electric Castle

Dozens of music artists from Romania and abroad are inviting their fans to the ten-day Electric Castle Festival, which will take place in Cluj-Napoca and Bontida, August 6-15. "Three days, six stages, dozens of music artists for the first weekend of EC_Special, all at Banffy Castle.

TIFF to open its anniversary edition this year with simultaneous screenings in 20 localities

The Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) will open its 20th edition on July 23 with simultaneous screenings in 20 localities of Romania, reads a release issued on Tuesday by the organizers. "On the anniversary of the 20th edition of TIFF, the emotions of the Opening Gala will be felt, this year, in 20 localities in the country, simultaneously.

MIG 21 Lancer crashes near Reghin, pilot manages to eject himself

A MIG 21 Lancer aircraft crashed on Tuesday near Reghin, Mures County. The information was confirmed to AGERPRES by Constantin Spanu, an official of the Defence Ministry. The aircraft belonged to Air Base 71 at Campia Turzii, Cluj County. According to the official, the pilot managed to eject himself.