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Prime Minister Mihai Tudose: I voted for a cyanide ban in the Rosia Montana project
As a result of emerging public interpretations, the Government Press Office released the Prime Minister Mihai Tudose’ statement that he voted in Parliament for a ban on cyanide mining. The Prime Minister specifies that he voted for the repeal of the bill on measures related to gold-silver ore exploitation at Rosia Montana and to stimulate and facilitate the development of mining activities in Romania. more »
Massive protest in Bucharest and other large cities of Romania against Justice Laws' draft amendments
Over 20,000 people gathered on Sunday in Bucharest and other major cities of Romania to protest against the draft laws on justice. Under the slogan "We don't want to be a nation of thieves!" they demanded the resignation of Justice Minister Tudorel Toader and directed messages against the rulling coallition PSD-ALDE and parliamentarians seen as tools of the corrupt. more »
October 26, 2017 21:25
Labor Minister Lia Olguta Vasilescu said, at the beginning of a government meeting announcing several fiscal changes, that the minimum wage will rise from 1,450 to 1,900 lei, starting January 1, 2018, while the Finance Minister Ionut Misa announced the implementation of the European directive on combating the outsourcing of multinational profits, but also details about the solidarity tax, which is increasing to 2.25% and changes its name into “the assuring contribution for work". Contributions to Pension Pillar II are also reduced. ...more »
October 10, 2017 16:41
The Ministry of Economy and Rommar, through the Mechanical Plant Bucharest, and the American company General Dynamics signed a memorandum of understanding and a cooperation agreement, with the participation of Prime Minister Mihai Tudose. General Dynamics owns the Swiss manufacturer of Mowag armored conveyors. ...more »
September 20, 2017 11:12
Prime Minister Mihai Tudose discussed at the Victoria Palace with representatives of the German military technology company Rheinmetall on the possibilities of technology and know-how transfer to Romania, considering the equipping needs of the Romanian Army, as well as the common interest in the security policy, as partners within NATO and the EU....more »
September 12, 2017 16:18
Mihai Fifor will be the new Minister of Defence, replacing Adrian Tutuianu. Fifor will be relocated from the Ministry of Economy, where he has been working since June. The new Minister of Economy will be Gheorghe Simon, PSD deputy of Baia Mare. ...more »
September 06, 2017 12:38
Adrian Ţuţuianu, Romanian Minister of Defense announced that he resigned from the position citing "bad communication" on the subject of paying sums related to soldiers' salaries. ...more »
August 29, 2017 14:45
Foreign minister Teodor Melescanu declared that Romania may join the euro zone in 2022, once the incomes of its citizens will rise. “Already today we meet all formal requirements, we could join the currency union even tomorrow. But we’re afraid that it will have a negative effect on the poorest, pensioners’ incomes,”...more »
July 12, 2017 15:27
Prosecutors of the National Aticorruption Directorate (DNA) also took note ex officio of other aspects regarding the Rise Project investigation, because there are pieces of evidence on committing several crimes assimilated to corruption.  "On 10 July 2017, anticorruption prosecutors took note ex officio regarding other aspects included in the journalistic investigation, that was published on 6 July 2017 (others than the ones mentioned in the release no. 690/VIII/3/ 7 July 2017), because of some evidence on committing several crimes assimilated to corruption. Currently the criminal prosecution has begun only related to the action (in rem). This stage does not imply formulating charges against one person, but it has the significance of establishing a procedural framework in which the first evidence can be gathered regarding a certain action," the Information and Public Relations Bureau of the DNA mentions in a reply sent to Agepres....more »
June 26, 2017 16:56
Former Minister of Economy in Grindeanu government, Mihai Tudose is the nominee proposed in the convention of the National Executive Committee (CExN) of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), reports Agerpress....more »
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