Romania

Bucharest Municipality Museum opens 'Cinema Museion' - online free-access vintage documentary section

The Bucharest Municipality Museum launched on Wednesday the "Cinema Museion" section of its website, which provides free access to a collection of vintage documentary films that provide additional information to the resources represented by the permanent and thematic exhibitions which are temporarily closed until the state of emergency is lifted.

Bulgarian and Romanian Medics Left for Austria to Help with the COVID-19 Pandemic

Chartered flights brought more than 200 health workers to Austria on Monday (30 March) to ensure that care was not disrupted by COVID-19 travel restrictions, a regional official said., Euractiv announced.

On Monday, 231 Bulgarian and Romanian medics departed in the region of Lower Austria, with organised flights from Sofia and Timisoara.

Iohannis urges Romanian entrepreneurs to be pro-active, bring ideas to gov't

President Klaus Iohannis urged the Romanian entrepreneurs to bring ideas to the government in connection with the production of materials that help prevent and combat the novel coronavirus. "I'm addressing our entrepreneurs: be pro-active, bring ideas to the government because we are interested in promoting Romanian goods in particular in this period.

Number of building permits for residential buildings up 8.7pct in February

The number of building permits for residential buildings issued in February 2020 increased by 8.7 percent compared to the same month of 2019 and by 33.6 percent compared to January 2020, according to the data published by the National Institute of Statistics (INS) on Monday.

Orban: Romania took measures against epidemic from minute one; we were not prepared initially

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Friday that Romania took extremely serious measures from minute one to combat the epidemic with the new coronavirus, while acknowledging that our country was not prepared initially and had a limited diagnostic capacity. "On 25 or 26 February, in Romania there was one case, in Spain there were two cases, in France there were a few cases.

President Iohannis: Cooperation of all, important to allow EU citizens to return to origin countries

President Klaus Iohannis underscored on Thursday that the cooperation of everyone is important to be able to allow the return of European citizens to their origin countries, in the context of the coronavirus epidemic.

POST-REVOLUTION ROMANIA, 1990: Establishment of Romanian Intelligence Service

On 26 March 1990 the Romanian Intelligence Service was established through Decree no. 181, the main specialized institution of Romania in terms of intelligence-gathering for national security. On 29 July 1991, the Law no. 51 was issued regarding Romania's national security, by which the menaces to Romania's national security are set.

ForMin, Ukrainian counterpart phone conversation; Romanian minority in Ukraine, among topics

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Thursday had a telephone conversation with Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, with whom he talked about the situation of the Romanian minority in the neighbour country, as well as Romania's endorsement for Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic aspirations.

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