Simona Iacob

Ministry of Energy: Romania, strengthening cooperation with Canada in nuclear field

Romania strengthens nuclear cooperation with Canada after Energy Minister and Canadian Ambassador to Romania signed the Memorandum of Understanding between Romania's Ministry of Energy and Canada's Department of Natural Resources on consolidating Civilian Nuclear Cooperation, reads a press release of the ministry.

15,295 people vaccinated against COVID in last 24 hours

As many as 15,295 vaccine doses from Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson&Johnson were administered in the last 24 hours, of which 11,072 represent the first dose, and 4,223 the second dose, according to a briefing sent on Thursday by Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV).

Road hauliers' employers' associations voice dissatisfaction with ANAF's taxing drivers' daily allowances

The Romanian government, through the National Tax Administration Authority (ANAF), aims to destroy Romanian international road transport companies by taxing the drivers' daily subsistence allowances, the President of the Road Hauliers' Employers' Associations (APTE 2002 ), Dorin Jurjut told a press conference on Thursday.

World premiere performance at FITS Sibiu: "SHAKESPEARE - BACH/La Main du Temps"

The performance "SHAKESPEARE - BACH/La Main du Temps", with Charlotte Rampling and Sonia Wieder-Atherton, one of the most awaited performances of the 18th edition of the Sibiu International Theatre Festival (FITS), will take place for the first time in Romania, on August 26, and the tickets went on sale on Thursday, informs a press release sent to AGERPRES.

State of alert extended by 30 days

The government approved, on Thursday, the prolongation of the state of alert on the entire territory of Romania by 30 days, Prime Minister Florin Citu announced. "I approved the extension of the state of alert and nothing is modified at this time, things remain as they have been presented up to now," said Citu in a press conference at the Victoria Government Palace.

JusMin: Overall, coalition doesn't seem to really want Section for Justice Crimes' Investigation's disbanding

The Minister of Justice, Stelian Ion, announced that his proposal for the disbanding of the Section for the Investigation of Judicial Crimes (SIIJ), discussed in the meeting of the ruling coalition on Tuesday, was not accepted by the UDMR (Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania), noting that overall, the coalition does not seem to want the disbanding of SIIJ.

As many as 16,671 people get the Covid jab in past 24 hours

As many as 16,671 people have received the coronavirus jab with either the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca or Johnson&Johnsonin vaccine in the past 24 hours, the National COVID Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) informs on Tuesday. As many as 11,375 people were given the priming shot and 5,596 received the booster shot.

Coffee, tea and spice imports down by nearly 9 pct in Q1

The value of coffee, tea (including mate) and spice imports has dropped by nearly 9 pct in the first three months of 2021, compared to the similar period of 2020, down to 57.36 million euro, according to the commercial balance with food products, consulted by AGERPRES. Last year, in the first quarter, the value of imports of such products exceeded 62.8 million euro.

Collective immunity acquired through disease and vaccination against COVID-19 is 44 pct nationally

The head of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV), Valeriu Gheorghita, said, on Tuesday, that, at the national level, according to the most recent estimates, the collective immunity rate acquired by disease and vaccination is of 44 pct nationally, and over 60 pct in the counties of Cluj, Ilfov and the City of Bucharest.

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