Bukovina

PM Dancila says official statistics show Romania to be second in EU in economic growth terms

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday that data released by the National Institute of Statistics (INS) and the National Commission for Strategy and Prognosis show Romania to be the second in the European Union and contradicts the Opposition leaders who claim that the Romanian economy is "collapsing." "Those who have said that Romania has a big economic problem, that, in fact, we are

Suceava, Bucovina might be promoted as tourist destinations in China similarly to Croatia

China's ambassador in Bucharest Jiang Yu, who went on an official visit to Suceava County on Tuesday, showed interest in tourism collaboration with Suceava and Bucovina, having met Suceava County Council Chair Gheorghe Flutur, who introduced him to the tourism and investment potential of the area. ''A particularly interesting area for the Chinese delegation was tourism.

Romania has, after Ukraine, the largest areas registered with World Heritage Forest Programme

Romania has the second largest area of forests registered with the UNESCO World Heritage Forest Programme after Ukraine, Romania's Minister of Waters and Forestry Ioan Denes told an international World Heritage Beech Forests workshop hosted by Sibiu City on Thursday.

UPDATE/President Iohannis: Greater Union, not deserved inheritance or well-deserved gift of history

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday in Suceava that the Greater Union should not be regarded as a "deserved inheritance or a well-deserved gift of history ," showing that Romanians should contribute to the project of an advancing Romania.

President Iohannis: Greater Union, not deserved inheritance or well-deserved gift of history

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday in Suceava that the Greater Union should not be regarded as a " deserved inheritance or a well-deserved gift of history ," showing that Romanians should contribute to the project of an advancing Romania.

Mid-air collision cancels air show in north-eastern Romania

Bucharest, Aug 4 /Agerpres/ - The "Suceava Air Show" has been canceled after two small aircraft collided in mid-air early on Saturday at Fratautii Vechi (north-eastern Romania) and one of the pilots died, the prefect of Suceava, Mirela Adomnicai, told AGERPRES.

The prefect said that, following the crash, prosecutors are investigating the scene.

Raid on Romanian Centre in Ukraine Worries Bucharest

The Romanian foreign ministry expressed concern on Tuesday about the rights of the Romanian community in Ukraine after a raid by the Ukrainian security service the previous day on a Romanian cultural centre in Chernivtsi, Northern Bukovina.

The raid has sparked new tensions between Kiev and Bucharest over Romanian minority rights in the former Soviet state.

BEYOND HISTORY First metropolitan cathedral in Moldavia, saved by the locals after Austrians wanted to demolish it

The Mirauti Church, located in the Suceava municipality, which was the first Metropolitan church of Moldavia and the place where the first wife of Voivode Stephen the Great (Stefan cel Mare in Romanian) is buried is a lesser known historical monument that is insufficiently promoted.

Photo credit: (c) Bogdan BARBULESCU / AGERPRES ARCHIVE

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