While Romania struggled, even after it joined the EU, to find a formula to revive some of its villages facing poverty and depopulation, the commune of Ciugud has stood out by managing to combat rural decline in a smart way. EURACTIV Romania reports.
Canada will lift visa requirements for some Bulgarians in 2017, ahead of a full-scale scrapping of the system by mid 2018, according to the country’s government. Romania wants complete waivers for its citizens in 2017. EURACTIV Romania reports.
Former President of Romania Traian Băsescu, and his wife Maria, have applied for citizenship of the Republic of Moldova, according to media reports in the former-Soviet state. EURACTIV Romania reports.
Following the Balkan states’ decisions to either close or partially shut down their borders, Hungary has decided to send more troops and police to guard its frontiers. Budapest announced it is prepared to build a wall on its border with Romania within ten days. EURACTIV Romania reports.
Romanians living in Spain and Italy that board a flight back home may soon be surprised to find themselves sitting next to a government minister, as Bucharest launches a novel campaign to increase awareness about postal voting. EURACTIV Romania reports.
Council President Donald Tusk assured Romania yesterday (15 February) that the proposal he has put on the table ahead of the EU summit intended to address the UK concerns is fair and balanced. EURACTIV Romania reports.