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Agriculture Minister Petre Daea: Romanians eat less fish than cormorants

Romanians eat less fish than cormorants, but the Agriculture Ministry does not pay for cormorants, they are the number one enemy for pisciculture, Minister Petre Daea said during the hearings by the Parliament budget, finance and banks committees. Daea was ...

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President Iohannis to attend the International Security Conference in Munich

President Klaus Iohannis will attend as guest of honour the 55th edition of the International Security Conference in Munich, Germany on Saturday. The Romanian head of state will open the debates as the high representative of the state that is ...

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PSD – EC cross talk on the potential 5-judge panels GEO. PSD’s comparison to political prisoners slammed

After the European Commission underlined on Friday that it is important that final rulings are not challenged anymore as it is „an essential component of the rule of law” amid debate on a potential emergency ordinance on the five-judge panels, ...

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PSD and PNL – neck and neck in voting intentions. Romanians – optimistic on EU future, pessimistic about the country’s direction, survey says

The latest INSCOP Research survey reveals that PSD and PNL have almost equal voting intentions in the prospect of the European Parliament elections. The poll, commissioned by Konrad Adenauer Foundation, was conducted between January 21 and February 5, 2019. The ...

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Parliamentary committees give favourable opinion to the 2019 budgets of ministries and public institutions. Row over the Public Ministry’s budget

The specialist committees in Parliament have given favourable opinions to the budgets of ministries and public institutions for this year. The programme to provide vitamin D for children has passed, although the budget of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) has ...

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Social Democrat deputy lashes out against EU, Germany, France and President Iohannis: „Masters riding us”

Social Democrat Party deputy Nicolae Bacalbaşa, known for his controversial stances, has launched an unprecedented attack against the European Union and against such countries as Germany or France on Monday, calling them „masters riding us”. He also slammed President Klaus ...

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Justice Minister sends letter to EC Vice-President Frans Timmermans: Ordinance on appeal for annulment is still considered

Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has sent a letter to European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans, as reply to the letter sent by the latter to Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, whereby he expressed concern about an alleged emergency ordinance about the appeal ...

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USA Today: Adrian Zuckerman, the proposed ambassador to Romania, is member of one of Donald Trump’s golf clubs

USA Today reports that American President Donald Trump has appointed at least eight members of his golf clubs to positions in his administration, including Romanian-born Adrian Zuckerman, proposed as ambassador to Romania. “Adrian Zuckerman, a New York real estate lawyer, ...

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The vote on the 2019 state budget scheduled on Friday, new draft with higher deficit by RON 1.3 bln revealed

The Parliament has Okayed on Saturday the timetable of the debates on the 2019 state budget. The amendments will be filed by Monday, at 12:00, while the final vote is scheduled on Friday, February 15. The special budget –finance committees ...

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