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Daily Archives: February 7, 2017

Eighth evening of protests in Victoriei Square, third evening of protests at Cotroceni Palace

Several thousands of people had gathered in Bucharest’s Victoriei Square on Tuesday evening, after 25,000 people took part in the protest outside the Government...

Reactions after the President’s speech held in front of the joint Chambers

PM Grindeanu: I would have called for calm, stability   Premier Sorin Grindeanu stated on Tuesday, referring to the speech that President Klaus Iohannis gave before...

President Klaus Iohannis invited at CCR meeting discussing his and CSM’s challenges on GEO...

The Constitutional Court (CCR) has invited President Klaus Iohannis to attend on Wednesday the meeting in which his and CSM’s challenge regarding the constitutional...

PM Grindeanu about organizing the referendum requested by the President: It’s not easy to...

PM Sorin Grindeanu stated on Tuesday that the Government will find money to organize the referendum requested by the President and, although “it’s not...

Minister delegate Birchall reconfirms in Brussels Gov’t determination to continue fight against corruption

Minister delegate for European Affairs Ana Birchall (photo R) spoke in Brussels within the meetings with European high officials on the sidelines of the...

Oana Schmidt- Haineala, after the 3-hour hearings at DNA: It’s normal for all the...

Former Secretary of State for Justice, Oana Schmidt-Haineala, came on Tuesday at the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA), being summoned for hearings. She refused to...

State budget draft and social security budget draft for 2017, adopted by Parliament. PM...

Parliament adopted on Tuesday the state budget law and the social security budget law for 2017. The state budget bill was passed with 208...

Draft law on conversion of Swiss franc loans, unconstitutional

*The constitutional challenge was filed by the Dacian Ciolos Government   Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) President Valer Dorneanu announced on Tuesday that the law that...

President Iohannis, speech before Parliament in PSD’s absence: Repeal of ordinance no.13 and possibly...

  President Klaus Iohannis addressed Parliament on Tuesday, 12 p.m., as he had requested. On his arrival, President Klaus Iohannis was met by the Opposition’s...

Chambers’ Standing Bureaus – positive notice about President’s demand to organise referendum

The Standing Bureau of the Chambers of Deputies and the Senate gave on Tuesday an unanimous positive notice to President's Klaus Iohannis's demand regarding...

Yalta redivivus (I)

Two comments posted on a recent article published by a prestigious American magazine immediately drew my attention. Not because I first read the comments...

President Klaus Iohannis to address Parliament today on the amendment to the criminal legislation

President Klaus Iohannis is going to address Parliament on Tuesday at noon, Senate Chairman Calin Popescu-Tariceanu announced on Monday at the end of the...

Justice Ministry sends CMS request for withdrawal of criminal law amendment bill

The Ministry of Justice sent on Tuesday the Supreme Council of the Magistrates (CSM) a note requesting the withdrawal of a previous endorsement request...

Ciolos defends his government’s Criminal law amendments as done in full transparency

Former Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos said on Monday that the government he headed proceeded to amending the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code...

SRI Oversight Committee Chairman Adrian Tutuianu: Intelligence service should say whether multinational companies were...

Social Democratic Party (PSD) Lower Chamber MP Adrian Tutuianu, Chairman of the SRI Oversight Committee, stated that the committee should discuss the involvement of...

PG: Criminal Codes amendment should be done by Parliament, by consulting specialists in area

The General Prosecutor's Office (PG) says that amending the Criminal Codes should be done by Parliament, not by the Emergency Ordinances, but also by...

Employers’ Union: Responsible and decision-making factors of Romania must urgently open dialogue gates

The National Union of Romanian Employers (UNPR) requests all responsible and decision-making factors of Romania "to urgently open the gates of dialogue among themselves",...

MAE: EC First Vice-President conveys ForMin commitment and support for consolidating democracy in Romania

European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans conveyed Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu on Monday his commitment and EC's support for the consolidation of the...

All maritime ports closed due to thick fog

Due to thick fog, all of the maritime, river ports of southeastern Constanta Port are closed on Tuesday morning, informs the Infotrafic Centre with...

PSD’s Dragnea about protests: The manner of organization, the dimension of financing, indicate a...

*"There are very big chances for large protests against Iohannis to start in counties”   PSD leader Liviu Dragnea stated on Sunday evening that the protest...

Basescu: Iohannis plays faultlessly to corner PSD, put it against the wall

The head of the state, Klaus Iohannis "played faultlessly" politically to bring the Social Democratic Party (PSD, at rule) in a difficult situation, said...

Calin Popescu Tariceanu publicly calls on Iohannis to use his influence to put stop...

Senate Speaker and Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Co-President Calin Popescu Tariceanu on Monday launched a public call on President Klaus Iohannis, through...

Automobile Bavaria Group and MHS Truck & Bus Group announce positive financial results...

The business managed by the President of MHS Holding, Mr. Michael Horst Schmidt, including the group of companies Automobile Bavaria Group, MHS Truck &...