Europe has seen a big surge in measles cases in 2017 compared to the previous year, with the highest number of affected people being...

Trial starts for ex-Romanian president charged with crimes against humanity in “miners’ riot” case

The trial targeting the violent crackdown of the protests in Bucharest’s University Square in June 13-15, 1990 started today, February 20, with former president...

Romania plans new blood transfusion center in Bucharest

The establishment of a new blood transfusion center, in the vicinity of the capital’s existing one, will be covered by a government decision set...

Romanian prosecutors ask for one year of jail time for liberal leader

An anticorruption prosecutor asked the High Court of Cassation and Justice to sentence Ludovic Orban, the president of Romania’s National Liberal Party (PNL), to...

Romanians sentenced to prison in France for stealing 700 truck wheels

Thirteen Romanian truck drivers and their boss were sentenced to prison in France last week, for stealing about 700 truck wheels, Le Figaro reported. The...

Almost 6,000 foreign citizens try to cross the Romanian border illegally in 2017

Almost 6,000 foreign citizens tried to cross the Romanian border illegally in 2017, with most of them, namely 3,006 trying to go out of...

Four Romanians want to cross Africa from north to south in 50-day expedition

A group of four men from Covasna county will leave next week on an expedition in Africa. They aim to cross the continent from...

Romanian commune to have Dubai-like bus stations

The City Hall of Brazi, a small commune in Prahova county, wants to invest EUR 100,000 in bus stations like in Dubai. The City Hall...

Canada sees increase in Romanian asylum claims after visa lift

Canada has seen a substantial increase in asylum claims from Romanians since the Canadian government lifted the visa requirement in December 2017, ipolitics.ca reported. Paul...

Oradea may host Romania’s first integrated vocational training center

The Local Development Agency of Oradea (ADLO) wants to set up the first integrated vocational training center in Romania, a project that would cost...
Constanta Casino

Constanta residents can decide how the rehabilitation of the city’s casino is done

The residents of the Romanian seaside resort of Constanta can now say their opinion on the revamping of the city’s famous casino, by filling...
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