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January 30, 2017 16:04
Tens of thousands packed the Bucharest University plaza and other citis in Romania to protest the planned pardon ordinance and the amendment of the Criminal Codes, chanting slogans, carrying tricolor banners and placards reading "Mandated to represent, not to abuse," "Crime gang, off to court", "NO to pardon, YES to schools and hospitals", "Referendum", "Stop Corruption", "No convicts at rule!"," Dragnea tatters Romania!", "PSD - the red plague!" reports Agerpress....more »
January 16, 2017 10:56
The European funds were a total failure in 2016, but we have the guarantee that 2017 will mean the entrance of 21 billion lei from EU funds, both on staged projects from the previous financial exercise and from the current exercise collections, Public Finance Minister Viorel Stefan told Antena 3 private television broadcaster on Saturday....more »
December 12, 2016 10:20
The Social Democrat Party (PSD) has obtained 46.09 pct of the votes expressed for the Senate in the parliamentary elections on Sunday and 45.9 percent in the Chamber of Deputies while the National Liberal Party (PNL) has obtained 20.26 pct of the vote for the Senate and 19.88 pct of the vote for the Chamber of Deputies after the processing of 99 percent of the votes....more »
December 06, 2016 09:32
Romania's economic growth of over 4 percent estimated for 2017 must be backed by wise employment policies that are free from the marks of populism, Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos said. "The economic growth in excess of 4 percent estimated for 2017 must be supported by wise market-adjusted employment policies that are once and for all free of the marks of populism and immediate electoral interests, which, unfortunately, has favoured poverty in Romania for so many years now....more »
December 04, 2016 13:06
The financial trustees of the electoral competitors participating in the 11 December parliamentary elections have declared and recorded at the Standing Electoral Authority (AEP) contributions for the election campaign worth 32,731,386.41 lei (over 7.25 million euros), according to a release by the AEP....more »
November 24, 2016 07:11
President Klaus Iohannis promulgated the law on public-private partnerships announces Agerpress. Parliament passed the bill in 2013, as initiated by the Ponta Cabinet, but then President Traian Basescu asked for a reexamination of the bill. In 2014, Parliament passed the bill again, but the National Liberal Party (PNL) and the Liberal Democratic Party (PDL) challenged it with the Constitutional Court, which ruled unconstitutional some of its provisions....more »
November 15, 2016 10:33
President Klaus Iohannis believes that the new President of the Republic of Moldova must fulfill his mission with wisdom and poise, pointing out that Romania supports the European course of the neighbouring country. "Romania's President, Mr Klaus Iohannis, took note of the vote cast by the citizens of the Republic of Moldova in the second round of the presidential election. Romania's President believes that the new president must fulfill his term with wisdom and poise, taking into account the special responsibility he has in the full observance of the constitutional capacities of head of state," the Presidential Administration shows in a press release....more »
October 07, 2016 08:06
Ministries of Economy, Energy and Transport will submit to the Government, until 15 October 2016 a timetable for implementation strategies for the sale of stakes in several companies, according to a memorandum issued by the Ministry of Finance. The memorandum shows the proposed sale of minority stakes in companies such as Oltenia Energy Complex, Hidroelectrica, Rompetrol, Bucharest Airports, Maritime Ports Administration. ...more »
September 27, 2016 14:01
Mihai Razvan Ungureanu resigned from the position of Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service for personal reasons.  The Presidential Administration stated through spokeswoman Madalina Dobrovolschi that "the Presidential Administration Office of the President of Romania received the resignation of the Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service, Mr. Mihai Razvan Ungureanu. President Klaus Johannis accepted the resignation, and the leadership of the Service will be ensured in the next period by General Silviu Predoiu".  ...more »
September 22, 2016 11:53
Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos has attended alongside the President of the French Republic, Francois Hollande a new assembly plant of Airbus H215 helicopters, on the IAR Ghimbav platform, Brasov. Development of this project will create 350 new jobs until 2020. It is about a project implying investments worth EUR 51, 7 million, EUR 15, 5 million of which in infrastructure, and which benefits of state aid from the Romanian Government, in amount of more than 5 million euros....more »
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