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President Iohannis summons CSAT to analyse budget. Gov’t postpones to approve it. Finance Ministry posts new version of the draft, cuts and increases reported


President Klaus Iohannis has summoned the Supreme Defence Council (CSAT) on Tuesday in order to analyse the budget allotted to the institutions in the field of national security. “The draft state budget for the institutions in the field of national ...

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Former PM Ciolos: The progress in fighting corruption cannot be erased by ordinances dedicated to politicians


Progress in fighting corruption cannot be erased, covertly, by ordinances “dedicated to a handful of politicians,” former Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos says. “The street protests of so many thousands of Romanians have shown that progress in fighting corruption cannot be ...

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PM Ciolos presents his government’s balance sheet, says he has no intention to leave the country

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PM Dacian Ciolos held a press conference on Wednesday to present a balance sheet of his one-year mandate at Victoria Palace. Ciolos stated that his Cabinet enjoyed ‘a relatively volatile political endorsement’ in Parliament, which hindered certain decisions. “There were ...

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New parliament, new MPs – The president of Romanian Boxing Federation, a social worker, a 24 y.o. deputy


The new parliament to be convened on Tuesday includes older MPs, at their second or third term, but also ‘brand new’ ones such as the President of the Romanian Boxing Federation, a social worker, a writer and the youngest deputy. ...

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Law on wage increase in Education and Health system, promulgated


President Klaus Iohannis has promulgated on Friday the law on wage increase in the Education and Health system. “The bill on approving the Government Emergency ordinance 20/2016 on wage increases in Education and Health system has been declared as constitutional ...

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Ex-ministers Nica, Athanasiu under judicial control in the Microsoft 2 case

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Former minister of Communication Dan Nica and former minister of Education Alexandru Athanasiu are criminally prosecuted for abuse of office in the Microsoft 2 case. They are investigated under judicial control, meaning they face legal restriction pending trial. Anti-corruption prosecutors ...

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Alina Gorghiu frames some Liberal names for potential ministers. USR wants minimum number of technocrats


The Liberal chairwoman Alina Gorghiu on Tuesday revealed several potential Liberal names that could become ministers if winning elections. Gorghiu said that Adriana Saftoiu could take over the Education portfolio, Florin Citu could be Economy or Finances minister. On the ...

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Exclusive: The myths of the Finnish educational system


A discussion with ALINA CRISTIANA CIRJA, project manager, founder of the Romanian-Finnish School in Bucharest.   How did the Romanian-Finnish Schools come to life? It was an initiative of the Bucharest Christian Centre in 2008 and came amid a stringent ...

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