Romanian users spent 1.9 million hours streaming their favorite music on Spotify in only one month. The popular music streaming service launched in Romania...

Romania may fine people who don’t sort their waste

Romania’s Environment Ministry plans to come up with an ordinance draft that would set fines for people who don’t sort their waste. Environment minister Gratiela...

Employees in Romania’s public healthcare system prepare general strike

One of the biggest unions representing the employees in Romania’s public healthcare system, Sanitas, announced on Thursday, April 19, a series of protests in...

Young Romanian farmer steals EU money to play slot machines

A Romanian was sentenced to two and a half years in jail, on parole, for having embezzled European funds by playing slot machines. In 2014,...

Hundreds of luxury bags stolen from truck in Western Romania

Four people were arrested and one was placed under judicial control after allegedly stealing almost 400 luxury bags from a truck parked in the...

Romania has one of the lowest proportions of births outside marriage in the EU

Under a third of the babies born in Romania in 2016, namely 31.3%, were born to unmarried parents, this being one of the lowest...

Young Romanian doctor gets scholarship at prestigious Stanford program

Young Romanian doctor Sevda Memet will pursue a master’s degree in business administration at Stanford Graduate School of Business, one of the top business...

Four universities in Romania enter symbolic strike over student places cuts

The students of four public universities in Romania have entered a symbolic strike over the cuts in available student places after the preliminary planning...

Switzerland imposes work restrictions for Romanians for one more year

The Swiss authorities will prolong work restrictions for Romanian workers for another year. The same will apply to Bulgarian workers. The Swiss federal government will...

Romanian prosecutors point to role of fake news in 1989 Revolution diversion

The Romanian prosecutors are investigating two military members and a former news anchor for acts that contributed to the diversion created during the days...

Controversies surrounding the first lung transplant in Romania

The first lung transplant in Romania was made on Wednesday, April 18, at the Sfanta Maria Hospital in Bucharest. Although a very important medical...
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