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Armored vehicles to be produced in Romania with the help of American company General Dynamics
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 »
German company Rheinmetall meets with Romanian PM for collaboration in the military technology production
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 »
June 22, 2017 15:53
Romania's President Klaus Iohannis has sent a letter to leaders of parties and groups represented in Parliament, inviting them to consultations on Monday, June 26, at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, in order to designate a candidate for the prime minister office....more »
June 19, 2017 15:22
The debates and the vote on the no confidence motion will take place next Wednesday, 21 June, starting with 11:00 am, the Chamber of Deputies informs in a press release. On Sunday, 18 June, the text of the censure motion called "Romania cannot be seized. We defend democracy and Romanians' vote" was read in front of the joint chambers of the Parliament. The document was initiated and signed by 223 PSD (Social Democratic Party, major at rule) and ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats, minor at rule) deputies and senators, a release by the Chamber of Deputies informs.  ...more »
June 07, 2017 12:17
Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu stated that the Executive doesn't intend to abandon the idea of enforcing household taxation, but he mentioned that the timing and manner in which the system will be enforced will be decided on following an analysis that is underway at the Finance Ministry.  "It's an analysis that the finance minister and others have to put forth. It won't be abandoned in any case. Following this analysis, we will chose very well the moment, to know the pluses, the minuses, what we have to do from the moment in which we are to implement this system," Grindeanu stated after attending a working meeting with the finance minister and the National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF) leadership....more »
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