Geography of Romania

Cluj-Napoca to host as a first World Experience multicultural festival

The multicultural festival World Experience, previously known as the Embassies' Festival will take place for the first time this year in Cluj-Napoca. Organised by the ESCU Association, the festival will be held between June 13 and 16, in several venues in Cluj-Napoca, such as the National Threatre, The Student's House and the Casino Urban Culture Centre.

Premier announces in Tulcea new program to revitalize fisheries sector

Attending on Monday in the eastern city of Tulcea the official opening of the Fish Trading Exchange, Premier Viorica Dancila also announced the launch of a new governmental program aimed at revitalizing the fisheries sector, supporting fisher families and encouraging product processing.

President Klaus Iohannis decorates several medical institutions on occasion of World Health Day

Bucharest, April 7 /Agerpres/ - President Klaus Iohannis has signed the decree for decorating some medical institutions on the occasion of the World Health Day as a token of "appreciation for the important healthcare activity, as well as for the results obtained in the improvement of the medical act," according to a statement from the Presidential Administration.

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/DIICOT: Two Dutch citizens caught at Sighetu Marmatiei Border Crossing Point with 84 kg of heroin

Two Dutch citizens were caught on Monday at the Sighetu Marmatiei Border Crossing Point (PTF) hiding in a vehicle 167 packages with 84 kilograms of heroin, the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) informed. Europe Summit to be hosted by Cluj-Napoca; Municipality endorses event with 282,000 lei

Cluj-Napoca city will host the Start-up Europe Summit in March, taking into account that the local councilors approved on Tuesday the allocation of 282,000 lei for organising the event.

Mining Watch: Gold mining project in Certeju de Sus blocked; Cluj Court cancels urban plan

The gold mining project in Certeju de Sus rural town, Hunedoara County, carried out by Deva Gold, is now blocked, as the Cluj Court canceled the zonal urban plan (PUZ) necessary for the mining works to be approved, for without the zonal urban plan there can no longer be issued the building authorization for the gold mine, claims the Mining Watch Romania organisation, in a release to AGERPRES on

Fitch affirms Bucharest municipality ratings at 'BBB-' with stable outlook

Fitch Ratings on Friday affirmed the Romanian City of Bucharest's Long-Term Local- and Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BBB-' with stable outlook, according to a release of this financial rating agency.

Moreover, the rating agency also affirmed the Short-Term Foreign-Currency IDR at 'F3'.

Four Electronic Vignettes Devices Installed at Danube Bridge in Rousse

Four electronic vignetting devices have been launched on 4th of January at the Danube Bridge border crossing at Rousse. Some drivers, however, have difficulty working with the new machines, which has led to further delays in traffic in the area.

Within 10 minutes, three drivers were unable to get an electronic vignette from the new devices installed yesterday.