Politics
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 13:19
Romania's ambassador in Washington, George Cristian Maior told Agepress that he has signals on the US officials' behalf that the strategic partnership between Romania and the USA will become stronger in the years to come due to the regional political, security context...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 »
November 15, 2016 10:24
Romania's Government voices hope that the fundamental institutions of the Republic of Moldova will collaborate to ensure the political stability and support the European course of the country.  "Following the preliminary results and the conclusions of the OSCE/ODIHR observers, the European Parliament, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and the Council of Europe, who participated in monitoring the elections, Romania's Government voices hopes that the fundamental institutions of the Republic of Moldova will collaborate to ensure the political stability of the country, for the continuation of the reform agenda and the modernisation process, meant to support the European course of the Republic of Moldova and have a positive impact on people's lives," reads a release quoted by Agerpress....more »
November 11, 2016 13:16
"A union with Basarabia is possible, but at the same time I don't believe it would be happening in the near future," the head of state stated. He underlined that three conditions must be fulfilled in order to accomplish the union with the Republic of Moldova. He underlined that three conditions must be fulfilled in order to accomplish the union with the Republic of Moldova. "Romanians should want it, Moldovan people should want it, and neither in Romania, nor in the Republic of Moldova can there be disputes on their own territory, which is under international jurisdiction," Iohannis pointed out, quoted by Agerpress. ...more »
November 10, 2016 10:03
Several states of Central and Eastern Europe underscore the importance of NATO's "open door" policy, as one of the most successful Euro-Atlantic policies, and says that the doors of the North-Atlantic Alliance remain open to all democracies sharing its values and contributing to the security of the North-Atlantic area.  This represents, according to a press release issued by the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) quoted by Agerpress one of the conclusions of the meeting of foreign ministers from Central and Eastern Europe - the Bucharest Format, attended by the foreign ministers of Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and high level representatives from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia and Bulgaria. ...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 »
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