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October 30, 2014 12:54
With only few days left until the first round of Romania’s presidential election scheduled on November 2, 2014, Victor Ponta and Klaus Johannis seem to have no competitors and will enter the run-off which will be held two weeks later....more »
October 20, 2014 16:12
Two weeks after the presidential campaign has been officially launched, the parties, political alliances and independent candidates involved in these elections have collected donations of 3.66 million lei according to a report released by the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP)....more »
October 14, 2014 12:39
President Traian Basescu yesterday announced during a talk-show on Realitatea TV that Victor Ponta had served within 1997 and 2001 as undercover agent of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE). Basescu accused the Prime Minister of infringing the old Constitution, as his position then, of prosecutor, was not compatible with any other functions....more »
October 07, 2014 15:14
The Bucharest Court has upheld the decision concerning the fusion of the National Liberal Party (PNL) with the Democrat Liberal Party (PDL), the new entity taking the first one’s name, states Mediafax. The decision, announced on October 6, also provides the deletion from the Special Register of the two parties and any eventual appeal can be submitted in the following ten days....more »
September 09, 2014 15:52
The members of the Chamber of Deputies rejected the President’s request for re-examination of the draft law on the CAS decrease.  The bill was subsequently passed in its initial form by 307 votes to seven, with five abstentions, according ...more »
September 02, 2014 15:56
Monica Macovei has made official her resignation from PDL in the light of the coming presidential elections she is running in. Currently MEP, Macovei said during a press conference that her decision was well-weighed, explaining that the party’s direction these days does not correspond with her principles....more »
August 28, 2014 12:03
The social-democrat designated by Victor Ponta to replace Liviu Voinea as minister delegate for budget took oath before president Traian Basescu during the investiture ceremony held at the Cotroceni Palace, also attended by the prime minister and the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Valeriu Zgonea....more »
August 27, 2014 11:38
The bill regarding the decrease by 5 percent of the social insurance contribution paid by employers was passed again by the Senate by 96 votes to one, with two abstentions. As Traian Basescu’s request for reviewing it was rejected, the related law was adopted without any amendments....more »
August 25, 2014 12:12
Senators, convened in extraordinary session, are meeting on Monday to analyze the request of President Traian Basescu to review the draft law with respect to the 5 percent decrease of the social insurance contribution (CAS) paid by employers, Agerpres announces....more »
August 19, 2014 15:31
Victor Ponta informed the Presidency about the nomination of Darius Valcov, senator representing PSD, as Minister Delegate for Budget, position formerly occupied by Liviu Voinea. The latter left the ministry for his new role in the board of Rom...more »
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