TNB's Caramitru: 14 May, first day of shows, we reopen with four theatre halls simultaneously

The I. L. Caragiale National Theater in Bucharest will reopen on 14 May, with performances in four halls at the same time, the institution's manager, actor Ion Caramitru said. "The National Theater reopens in two ways: first, starting from the pilot-programme initiated by the Ministry of Culture.

Ioana Mihaila - USR PLUS proposal for position of Minister of Health

Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS) proposed on Wednesday Ioana Mihaila, currently Secretary of State with the Ministry of Health, to take over the leadership of this institution. The proposal was submitted to Prime Minister Florin Citu, announces a USR PLUS press release sent to AGERPRES.

Coalition moves further, important step has been taken for more effective government

The coalition is moving forward and following the two-day talks, an important step has been taken for more efficient government and coherence of political decisions within the coalition, Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Tuesday evening. "I am very happy that we are taking the vaccination campaign as the main goal in this coalition.

Waste container imported from Norway by company in Braila County, found by authorities in seaport

A waste container, arrived by ship in southeastern Constanta Port from Norway, was found by the authorities, and it will be returned to the sender, the Coast Guard informed on Friday. The waste container had been brought to our country for a company in (southeastern ) Braila County.

UNESCO / Orban: Romanian heritage, living reality, 8 sites and cultural-historical, natural ensembles in World Heritage

Romania is proud to contribute to the constant fight for humanity's highest values, featuring eight sites and cultural-historical and natural ensembles on the lists of universal heritage, as well as 7 traditions on the list of intangible heritage, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Ludovic Orban declared, on Tuesday, on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of our country's accession to UNESCO.

Senior official: Combination of two or more COVID-19 vaccines, not recommended

The coordinator of the national COVID-19 vaccination campaign, Valeriu Gheorghita, said on Wednesday that the combination of two or more vaccines is not recommended, referring to the fact that there is a reluctance of people who received the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine to continue the immunization schedule with the same serum.

Seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rises to 5.7 pct in February

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by 0.1 percentage points in February to 5.7 pct from 5.6 pct in the previous month, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics (INS) released on Tuesday. The female unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points higher than that of male unemployment, 5.8 pct for women to 5.6 pct for men.

President Iohannis: Violent manifestations, extremism, xenophobia, intolerable and completely unacceptable

President Klaus Iohannis says protests are natural in functional democracies, but stresses that violent demonstrations, extremism, xenophobia are intolerable and completely unacceptable. "Romania is a functional and mature democracy, in which the free expression of opinions is guaranteed.

PSD's Ciolacu estimates a slash of 25% of public worker's salaries

The chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, estimates that the income of public workers will be slashed by 25% and that a decision in this sense could be taken during a government sitting, scheduled for Wednesday. "Ms. Turcan (Minister of Labor, Raluca Turcan) made these slashes in 2010 as well, when she was a PDL (Liberal Democratic Party, ed. n.) member.