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Vaccination rate up four times in the past 2 weeks, Health minister says

vaccination measles

Health Minister Florian Bodog says the vaccination rate has risen four times in the past two weeks, while PM Tudose referred the outcome of the pro-vaccination campaign as “spectacular”. Minister Bodog stated the precise figures will be released next week, ...

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Codes RED and ORANGE for heat in force as of today, claim second life. 157 people needed medical care in the street in Bucharest


Romania is already melting under the code red and orange alerts for extreme heat issued this weekend. Temperatures will climb up to 42C and even more in the upcoming two days. It’s the first summer ever when two code red ...

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Tarom launched bids to buy three wideboy aircrafts


Romania’s flag carrier TAROM has launched the procedure to buy three widebody aircrafts through financial or operational leasing, with the bids open until August 31. The aircrafts must be equipped with two engines, „sisterships”, the current generation of aircrafts providing ...

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Ex-president Basescu to run in 2018 elections in R. of Moldova, party leader in Chisinau says

basescu elections

Former Romania’s President Traian Basescu will run for the parliamentary elections in Republic of Moldova if he regains his citizenship, Moldovan ex-Defence Minister Anatol Salaru claims. Salaru, now executive chairman of the National Unity Party, says the former Romanian president ...

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Gov’t comes up with new emergency ordinance draft to amend law on special pensions. Retirement requests keep flooding in

special pensions

The Government has framed a new emergency ordinance draft to amend the law on special pensions, which stipulates pensions cannot be higher than the salaries earned during work and that their update should be done according to the inflation rate. ...

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Update: Code RED for heat in 12 counties in Romania, temperatures to climb up to 42C. First death reported due to hot temperatures

code red map

The National Meteorology Administration has issued a code red alert for extreme heat in 12 counties. There is a code orange for heat in the rest of the country. The code red alert is valid on Friday through Saturday. Romania ...

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Romeo Castellucci, Pascal Bruckner, Frederic Beigbeder, MASH and Grotowski Institute to attend Undercloud’s anniversary


The independent theatre is spiffed out during August 22-31. ARCUB- Gabroveni, with the support of Bucharest city hall, will host the anniversary tenth edition of the Undercloud Independent Theatre Festival, which became international four years ago. The 10th edition of ...

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Mexico, the star of the second edition of PELÍCULA – Latin American Film & Experience in Bucharest

Maquinaria Panamericana

There are 40 days to go before the second edition of PELÍCULA – Latin American Film & Experience festival in Bucharest, due on September 13-17. The festival is focused on the Latin-American culture, while harmoniously combining the film screenings, dance ...

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