Romania in the News

Romania - Factors to watch on May 28

Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Romanian financial markets on Thursday.
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Coronavirus cases in Romania surpass 20,000

A man enjoys a bottle of beer on the reopened terrace of a restaurant in Bucharest, Romania, on June 1, 2020. (Photo by Cristian Cristel/Xinhua) The number of infections is declining in the eastern ...
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Romania further relaxes COVID-19 restrictions

Romania adopted new relaxation measures from June 1, including reopening open-air terraces of restaurants and beaches, lifting the travel restrictions for residents, as well as allowing outdoor shows ...
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Sonia Marta is Releasing "Bucharest City Tour, a Trip with Sonia" Book That Supports Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic

"Bucharest City Tour, A Trip with Sonia" is a children’s book in English, written by one of the youngest authors in Romania, Sonia Marta, who at only 12 years old is already completing her third ...
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Romania to upgrade IAR-99 trainer fleet

Romania is to modernise 10 of its IAR-99 trainers, having invited the jets' original manufacturer Avioane Craiova to perform the upgrade work.
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Romania's Orban breaches own coronavirus rules, pays fine

Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban paid a 3,000 lei fine ($690) on Saturday for breaking his own coronavirus restrictions by not wearing a face mask and smoking indoors, state news agency Agerpres ...
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The Latest: Romania’s PM fined over virus lapses at meeting

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can ...
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Pandemic leaves brother of Lions RB Kerryon Johnson stranded in Romania for 2 months

Kerron Johnson, brother of Detroit Lions' Kerryon, was supposed to leave Romania in March, but chose to stay rather than abandon his dog ...
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Brother of NFL star stuck in Romania, can’t arrange trip home due to pandemic — 'He’s been abandoned'

For nearly two months, former Belmont basketball star Kerron Johnson has been stuck in Romania, unable to arrange a trip home. With a wife that's due in June and no way to get back to the U.S., ...
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Romania joining European soccer's race to complete season

GENEVA (AP) — In the Europe-wide race to finish this soccer season before the next one starts, Romania’s league aims to beat a UEFA target for completion by resuming in two weeks. On Thursday, public ...
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Romania to further ease lockdown restrictions from June 1

Romania will reopen outdoor cafes and restaurants and allow international road and rail travel from June 1, after a two-month lockdown to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, President Klaus Iohannis ...
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With few computers, Romania and Bulgaria face homeschool hurdles

Maria Avadanei is exhilarated: after receiving a tablet as a donation, she can finally take her online lessons. "I was afraid of failing my classes," says the 15-year-old from Darova, a rural commune ...
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