Counties of Romania

Bucharest-Ilfov ISU conducts field reconnaissances to identify possible damages following earthquake

Following the earthquake which occurred at 3:38hrs, the Bucharest-Ilfov Inspectorate for Emergency Situation (ISU) conducted field reconnaissances in order to identify possible damages, taking into account that no calls were made to the 112 emergency number.

Code Yellow for Floods in Covasna, Brasov and Buzau counties

Bucharest, Aug 18 /Agerpres/ - The National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management issued on Saturday afternoon a Code Yellow for Floods in the Covasna, Brasov and Buzau counties, valid until 11:00 pm.

According to hydrologists, due to the rainfall there is potential local flooding effects and increase in flows and levels of rivers, in the counties of Covasna, Brasov and Buzau.

'Earth Hour" marked in the Capital City; Presidency, Gov't, Parliament to switch the light off

Several public institutions in the Capital City Bucharest, as well as organizations are marking on Saturday the "Earth Hour."

* The Presidential Administration joins the "Earth Hour" campaign for the fourth consecutive year.

In this respect, on Saturday, between 20.30 and 21.30 EET, the lights at the Cotroceni Palace will be switched off, informs the Presidency.

UPDATED/ Iohannis: PSD's so-called tax reform has generated uncertainties that could affect investor confidence

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that the so-called tax reform approved by the Social Democratic Party (PSD), major at rule, has generated uncertainties that could affect investor confidence.