Simona Iacob

President Iohannis: Vaccine is safe, effective; I recommend vaccination to everyone

President Klaus Iohannis said on Friday, after being given the vaccine against COVID-19, that it is a "safe" one, stressing that immunization and compliance with restrictive measures "will get us out" of the pandemic. "It is a simple procedure, it does not hurt and I want to emphasize that this vaccine is safe, effective and I recommend vaccination to everyone.

Dacia presents Bigster, concept of a 4.6 meter long SUV model

On Thursday, Dacia presented the concept of a 4.6 meter long SUV model, which foreshadows the solution for a C-segment vehicle at the affordable price of a lower segment model. According to a statement from the car manufacturer, the Bigster concept incorporates the values of simplicity and authenticity specific to the Dacia brand.

PM Citu announces Wage Law amendments to iron out inequities

For the 2021 budget blueprint, the government examines the situation of bonuses in the public sector to see which of them are justified, Prime Minister Florin Citu declared on Thursday, announcing also that the Wage Law would undergo amendments for inequities in the public system to be ironed out.

Annual inflation rate stable at 2.1 oct in December

The annual inflation rate remained stable at 2.1% in December last year as food prices rose by 3.24%, services by 2.69%, and non-food goods by 1.01%, according to data published on Thursday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). "Consumer prices in December 2020, compared to December 2019, increased by 2.1%.

Coronavirus latest/ Romania's COVID-19 death toll rises by 88 to 16,969

Romania's COVID-19 death toll hit 16,969 following another 88 coronavirus-related fatalities in the past 24 hours, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs today. Of these, one death was in the 30 - 39 years age range, seven were in the 50 - 59 age range, 24 in the 60 - 69 age range, 39 fatalities were in the 70 - 79 age range and 17 in the 80+ age group.

Average net earnings up by 2 pct in November, to 3,411 lei

The average gross nominal earnings in November were 5,565 lei, by 113 lei (+ 2.1%) higher than in October 2020, while the average net nominal value rose to 3,411 lei, on the increase compared to the previous month, by 68 lei (+ 2%), according to data published on Wednesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

LabMin Turcan: Minimum wage to be indexed, pensions to be increased this year at least with inflation rate

The minimum wage will be indexed on Wednesday, in the Government meeting, by 3.1%, namely 70 lei gross, and the pensions will be increased this year at least by the inflation rate, Minister of Labor Raluca Turcan told private broadcaster Digi 24 Tuesday evening.