Romanian Judoka Alex Bologa grabbed the bronze medal in the 60 kg category, at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, after winning the match against Uzbek Sherzod Namozov. Bologa (class B1), who thus obtains a new bronze medal at the Paralympic Games, after the one won in 2016, in Rio, won by the opponent's disqualification (class B3), after two minutes and 17 seconds of the "golden score".
Romanian cyclist Eduard Novak, the current Minister of Youth and Sports, won the Paralympic silver medal in the men's C4 4000 m individual pursuit on Friday, at the Izu Velodrome in Tokyo. Despite a better start, Novak was defeated in the gold-medal race by Slovakia's Jozef Metelka.
Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu affirms that snap elections are the only solution, because the current Parliament "no longer reflects the will of Romanians", adding that the Social Democrats would not form a government with the National Liberal Party (PNL) and Save Romania Union-Unity, Freedom and Solidarity Party (USR PLUS).
The draft budget amendment weakens the budgetary consolidation as it was announced for 2021, the Fiscal Council said on Thursday night, in a release.
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs that, in the last 24 hours, 17 deaths have been reported in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Furthermore, one death from before the reference period was also reported - a man from Bucharest, deceased in July. According to GCS, the patients who died of COVID-19 were 9 men and 9 women.
The increase of the minimum wage must be done in accordance with the business environment, otherwise it will lead to layoffs and everything will turn against the people, Labour Minister Raluca Turcan said on Thursday in a press conference.
The Financial Oversight Authority (ASF) has launched an online instrument that facilitates the process of authorization on the non-banking financial market which is part of the institution's strategy to digitize its activity, announced, on Thursday, the ASF.
Certain issues assumed in the governing program "did not take any step further", Save Romania Union-Unity, Freedom and Solidarity Party (USR PLUS) co-chair Dan Barna told public broadcaster TVR on Wednesday evening, stressing that a coalition cannot function if "a partner (...) ticks all its political goals and another partner stands by and applauds overcome with emotion".
HC Dobrogea Sud Constanta has won the Romanian Supercup in men's handball, on Wednesday, after defeating CS Dinamo Bucharest with the score of 19-18 (10-10), in the Polyvalent Hall in Alexandria. The team from Constanta has won its second trophy in the Supercup, after their first in 2017, won also over Dinamo and also by a one goal difference, 28-27.
As many as 14 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 were reported dead in the last 24 hours (seven women and seven men), taking the country's death toll to 34,453, shows data released on Wednesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).