Masks compulsory in Romania when virus lockdown ends
Romania will make wearing masks in public transport and other enclosed public spaces compulsory from May 15 when a lockdown imposed to stop the new coronavirus's spread is lifted, its president said Wednesday.
Romania extends coronavirus lockdown for another month
Romania on Tuesday extended its nationwide lockdown for another month in a bid to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
Romania health minister resigns as country struggles to stem virus
Romania's Health Minister Victor Costache resigned on Thursday following criticism of the government over its handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Romania moves to full virus lockdown enforced by army
Romania's president Klaus Iohannis announced the country will go into a full lockdown on Wednesday to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, with the army deployed to help enforce it.
Romania presidential hopefuls court crucial emigrant vote
With a religious icon pinned to a wall, washing hung out to dry, and a table and two chairs standing on a terrace, Paraiesti looks like almost any other village in rural Romania -- at least at first glance.
New EU commission may be delayed to December
European Parliament speaker David Sassoli said Saturday it is likely the new European Commission will take office a month late after the assembly rejected several candidates, including France's.
Romania mulls excluding Huawei from its 5G network
Bucharest could exclude Chinese giant Huawei from its future 5G network, according to a joint statement signed by the Romanian and US presidents and published on Wednesday.
Romania plans anti-obesity tax on sugary drinks
Romania announced Tuesday plans to levy a tax on sugary soft drinks to combat obesity, following the lead of other European countries such as France.
Spain and Portugal eye hosting 2030 World Cup
Spain and Portugal's football associations announced on Saturday they are looking into the idea of bidding to stage the World Cup in 2030, without Morocco who had earlier been cited as a potential partner. "After holding several meetings in recent weeks, the football federations of Spain and Portugal confirm that they will begin a thorough…