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PM Ciolos: We are entering a crucial year. We rely on the economy and aim for a strong administration

Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos said on Wednesday, in the Senate, that 2016 is a crucial year for Romania, and that the government will rely on economy, education, improved social services, culture, and an army ongoing a modernization process, stating that ...

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Senate’s legal committee Oks Dan Sova’s detention, remand

The National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) request for detention and remand of Senator Dan Sova got the green light of the Senate’s legal committee on Tuesday. There were five votes in favor, two votes against and three abstentions. Dan Sova came ...

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Dragnea: With all regrets, PSD will vote for waiving Dan Sova’s immunity

Social-democrat President Liviu Dragnea said on Monday that PSD senators will vote for waiving the immunity of Dan Sova, in the new file in which the MP is accused of taking bribes of EUR 100,000 to secure an agreement between ...

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Senate rejects the ordinance on increasing the salaries of officials

The Government Ordinance on increasing salaries of officials was rejected on Wednesday by the Senate, which is, however, the first Chamber, while the Chamber of Deputies is the decisional chamber. The increase of wages for dignitaries was approved in July, ...

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Law on National Committee for Macroprudential Supervision establishment, rejected by Senate

The law establishing the National Committee for Macroprudential Supervision was rejected by the Romanian Senate, the first decisional chamber, on November 10, Adrian Vasilescu, advisor to the governor of the National Bank of Romania (BNR) announced on Tuesday. “24 countries ...

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Forest Guards get the senators’ green light

On Tuesday the Senate passed by 70 votes to three an emergency ordinance stipulating setting up forest Guards to combat the massive illegal deforestations, tackled by the Supreme Council for National Defence meeting in June. The Government explains the emergency ...

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Senate passes vote by mail draft law

The draft law regarding the vote by mail was passed by 117 votes to ten on Monday by the Senate, Romania’s upper chamber of the Parliament. The law is to be sent to the Chamber of Deputies which is the ...

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