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Portugal wins Eurovision 2017, Romania ranks 7th. Social media criticism over Romanian act’s ‘awkward kiss’

eurovision salvador-sobral

Eurovision 2017 has been won by Salvador Sobral from Portugal with mellow ballad „Amar Pelos Dois”. Bulgaria came second with 615 points and Republic of Moldova third with 374 points. “We are living in a world where music is like ...

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Switzerland restricts Romanians’ access to the labour market


The Swiss Federal Council has decided to activate the safeguard clause applicable to Romanian and Bulgarian citizens, the Romanian Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) says, which informs that Secretary of State George Ciamba had a telephone conversation with Secretary of State ...

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Many Romanians and Bulgarians will soon be able to fly to Canada with an eTA

visa canada eTA

Starting May 1 at 16:00, eligible citizens from Romania and Bulgaria will be able to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), instead of a visa, to fly to, or transit through a Canadian airport, the Canadian Embassy in Bucharest informed. ...

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EU Commissioner for Justice: Bulgaria and Romania on right track and not any worse than other Member States

Vera Jourova

EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová stated that according to the latest EC report on the systems of justice within the community, Bulgaria and Romania are on right track in the sphere and they are not ...

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Romania, Bulgaria block MIG 29 overflights from Russia to Serbia

MIG 29

Romanian and Bulgaria, NATO member states, have blocked the transport of six MIG 29 aircrafts from Russia to Serbia, said sources quoted by Dnevne.rs and InSerbiaInfo, citing Serbian daily “Alo!”. Romania and Bulgaria have not allowed overflights, so the six ...

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Stricter border controls, longer queues as of April 7

cozi nadlac vama

As of Friday, April 7, the waiting time for clearance at border crossings by air, sea or land will increase, as border controls both at entry or exiting the country will increase. Border controls will be tougher as of this ...

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Rhythmic Gymnastics: Ana Luiza Filiorianu, third place in the all-around event at Irina Deleanu Cup

Ana Luiza Filiorianu

Romanian athlete Ana Luiza Filiorianu ranked third in the all-around event of the rhythmic gymnastics Irina Deleanu Cup international tournament, hosted by the Polyvalent Hall. Filiorianu accumulated 66.950 points – 17.700 in the circle event, 17,400 – in the ball ...

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Bulgaria relies on 11 pc increase in visits from Romanian tourists this year

Romanian tourists

Romania is a very interesting neighbouring tourist market for Bulgaria and it’s No.1 in regards to arriving tourists. According to Bulgarian caretaker Minister of Tourism Stela Baltova, the expectations are for an increase of visits from Romania of over 10-11 ...

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Highest EUR/RON exchange rate in the past four years and a half

bani euro

The European currency reached on Monday a new record level against the national currency, at the National Bank of Romania (BNR) official rates. EUR has appreciated by 0.33 bani to RON 4.5538, exceeding the record registered last Wednesday of RON ...

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