Simona Iacob

Tokyo Paralympic Games: Judoka Alex Bologa wins bronze medal

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".

PSD's Ciolacu: Snap elections, only solution, we do not govern with PNL or USR PLUS

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).

COVID-19 death toll rises by 17 to 34,471 in last 24hrs

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.

LabMinTurcan: Minimum wage increase to be backed by business environment, or else we get to layoffs

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.

Online app for authorization process on non-banking financial market launched by ASF

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.

USR PLUS' Barna: Coalition cannot function if only one of its members meets objectives

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 wins Romanian Supercup in Men's Handball

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.