November 04, 2014 11:49
Winner of the first round of the 2014 presidential election, Victor Ponta, the candidate sustained by PSD, UNPR and PC, says that subsequent to his resignation as Prime Minister to possibly take the Cotroceni office in December, a new government will be appointed, reads Agerpres....more »
November 03, 2014 15:47
Left-wing candidate, Victor Ponta, wins the first round of Romanian presidential election, scoring 40.33 percent with 98.3 percent of the vote counted. The Prime Minister will compete against Klaus Iohannis in the run-off which will be held on November 16, 2014, the ACL candidate ranking the second in this first round, with 30.44 percent of the vote, according to the preliminary results released by BEC (the Central Electoral Bureau)....more »
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 »
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