Politics
May 28, 2014 16:03
The National Permanent Bureau of the Democrat-Liberals has unanimously approved the initiation of discussions with the National Liberal Party for creating an alternative for Romania, a center-right alliance, announced the PDL leader, Vasile Blaga, according to Agerpres. The decision follows the poor results obtained at Sunday’s elections for the European Parliament, won by the governing alliance PSD-UNPR-PC with nearly 38 percent of the vote, in the context of the coming presidential elections this fall....more »
May 26, 2014 12:00
The four days of elections across the 28 Member States of the European Union have ended with the Group of the European People’s Party (Christian Democrats) scoring the victory and taking about 28.23 percent of the vote, followed shortly behind by the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, as per the provisional results. Hence, the two major groups within the European Parliament account for 399 of the 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) seats (EPP, 212 and S&D, 187 seats)....more »
May 26, 2014 10:15
The political union leading Romania’s Government, established by the Social Democrats alongside the Conservative Party and the National Union for Romania’s Progress, has won the European Parliament elections in Romania, according to the preliminary results released by BEC (the Central Electoral Office). Upon counting some 93 percent of the vote, the PSD-UNPR-PC alliance accounts for 37,25 percent, followed by the National Liberal which took around 14,9 percent, below the projected 20 percent, the leader, Crin Antonescu previously announcing his resignation provided PNL’s results do not achieve that threshold....more »
May 22, 2014 13:40
Joe Biden’s two-day visit in Romania ended after meetings with President Traian Basescu and Prime Minister Victor Ponta. The Vice President of the United States discussed with the Romanian leadership on energy security in the context of the Ukrainian crisis, on American investments in our country and trade commerce, also reinforcing their support as partners in the NATO alliance....more »
May 19, 2014 15:32
Joe Biden, the Vice President of the United States is paying a visit to Bucharest on Tuesday and Wednesday to meet President Traian Basescu and Prime Minister Victor Ponta for discussing the international community’s response to Russia’s ille...more »
April 30, 2014 17:02
The Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Titus Corlatean, had yesterday a meeting with the United States Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, discussing about a possible assistance in view of updating Romania’s National Strategy in the Energy field. ...more »
March 06, 2014 12:58
Romania’s President, Traian Basescu, and Prime Minister, Victor Ponta, reached an agreement yesterday concerning the reshuffled government, hence, Basescu eventually confirmed the ministers proposed by the latter.“We have reached an agreement ...more »
March 06, 2014 11:51
Traian Basescu yesterday announced that he approved the Memorandum which supports the Letter of Intent to the International Monetary Fund. He said during the investiture ceremony of the new Cabinet that he hopes that the arrangement with the Fund, by the measures it involves, will improve Romania’s competitiveness which is still the major issue, especially within state-owned companies....more »
March 04, 2014 11:21
The new ministers who have been proposed by Prime Minister Victor Ponta to be part of the reshuffled government may be invested today in the afternoon, following the Parliament’s vote. Currently, the Specialized Committees are hearing them and provided they get the required approvals they will go into the Parliament to be voted by the MPs....more »
February 26, 2014 12:56
The Social Liberal Union, USL, broke following yesterday’s decision of the Liberal wing of withdrawing from the governing alliance. The Permanent Delegation of the National Liberal Party, PNL, met Tuesday evening when adopted a resolution to support the Liberal ministers’ withdrawal from the Romanian Government given the crisis which has sparked inside the union and lead to bitter disputes amongst its leaders....more »
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