The Social Democrat Party chairman Liviu Dragnea made a new controversial statement on Monday, while attending the commune mayors gathered in Bucharest, saying that there are too many “institutions” chipping in with their opinion on the opportunity and there is ...Read More »
The plenary sitting of the Romanian Parliament on Monday Okayed President Klaus Iohannis’ request to hold a national referendum on the pursuit of the fight against corruption and on assuring the integrity of the public office. The decision has been ...Read More »
Social Democrat chairman Liviu Dragnea asked the Parliament to quickly pass the Emergency Ordinance no 14, which is repealing the controversial EO no 13. The PSD leader sent a letter to his colleagues in Parliament, saying there is “a quasi-unanimity ...Read More »
The representatives of the judiciary authorities and of the opposition, along with journalists on Thursday warned that, although repealed, the controversial emergency ordinance no 13 could still become effective. First of all, the EO 13 is officially repealed if the ...Read More »
The director of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI), Eduard Hellvig has been heard in Parliament on Thursday related to the violence during the protests in Bucharest, stating that the SRI hasn’t been politically involved during his mandate and would never ...Read More »
President Iohannis in Parliament: PSD generated the crisis, should urgently solve it. The nation is on alert, it is alive!
President Klaus Iohannis has told the parliament on Tuesday, in a speech, that PSD is “the one which generated the crisis” and has an obligation to “urgently address it”, warning on the other hand that, if not, he would convene ...Read More »
CSM warns: If Parliament rejects the repealing ordinance by law, emergency ordinance 13 comes into force!
The Legal Department of the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) claims, in a point of view on Ordinance 14 repealing Emergency Ordinance 13, that if the repealing enactment will be rejected by Parliament, the Emergency Ordinance 13/2017 amending the criminal ...Read More »
Update: 2017 state budget and social insurance budget adopted by parliament. PM Grindeanu vows to support business environment
The parliament adopted on Tuesday the draft laws on the state budget and the social insurance budget for 2017, by 208 votes to 105 and by 208 votes to 107 respectively. Om Monday, in the opening of debates on the ...Read More »
PNL requests the resignations of Grindeanu, Dragnea and Iordache – the problem has moved from Gov’t to parliament
The National Liberal Party (PNL) has requested on Monday the resignation of PM Sorin Grindeanu, of Chamber of Deputies Speaker Liviu Dragnea and of Justice Minister Florin Iordache. PNL interim leader RalucaTurcan claims the resignations are natural, given the “capital ...Read More »
The Justice Ministry gives up the draft law on amending and adding the normative acts concerning the Criminal Codes, already forwarded to the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM), as it wants “to draft a more complex one,” ministry’s spokesperson Cristina ...Read More »