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PSD MPs file a motion of censure against the Orban government

The interim leader of the Social Democratic Party Marcel Ciolacu announced yesterday that the PSD parliamentarians have filed a motion of censure against “the most destructive government that Romania has had in 30 years”. According to the document entitled “PNL Government – From the Coronavirus pandemic to the bribery pandemic”, executive officials allegedly violated all…

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The extension of the alert state, most likely, according to Orban

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Monday that the state of alarm was “very likely” to be “widespread” as authorities considered additional restrictive measures. According to the head of government, taking into account the evolution of the number of outbreaks registered in the last two weeks, local elections could be held on September 27, “if…

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Does not proceed with a new fiscal correction

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban announced last Friday that the government will have to adopt a new fiscal correction before August 15, the second after the first return in April. Orban said that “the financial situation is not the best” and that “we should try to save every last lei”. Also, the Prime Minister announced that,…

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Nominations for the September 27 local elections have begun

The permanent electoral authority announced that today will begin the nomination period for the local elections, scheduled for September 27. According to the order of organization and conduct of local elections this year, the last day to submit nominations is August 18. According to Deputy Prime Minister Raluca Turcan, the way in which mayors will…

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consumption increased after 2 “anemic months”

Retail sales, the most important indicator of private consumption, increased by 2.9% (gross) in June 2020 compared to the same month last year. Growth was supported by food sales (3.6%) and especially non-food products (8.8%), while the fuel market is still in recession (-8.8%). This annual increase in private consumption in June shows a recovery…

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at 33.13% the absorption of European funds by GRNET

According to the official data available on the website of the Ministry of European Funds, from June 1, 2020, the total real absorption rate of European structural and investment funds for 2014-2020 was 33.13%. The total budget allocated to Romania for the financial year 2014-2020 amounts to 36.16 billion euros. The European Commission has already…

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Citizens very concerned about the jump in COVID-19 outbreaks

A survey conducted by the online recruitment platform BestJobs showed that 55% of Romanian respondents said they were very concerned about the increase in coronavirus cases in Romania. The survey shows that 36% of respondents would like more drastic measures to reduce the spread of the virus, but 47% believe that declaring a new state…

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Increasing pensions based on forecasting and impact studies

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said in a statement that the analysis of raising the retirement age will be completed before the end of this week. “The government’s goal is to increase pensions, but only on the basis of extremely serious forecasts and impact studies. This growth must be sustainable both this year and in the…

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Mandatory use of the mask outdoors in Bucharest

Alexandru Rafila, director of the Romanian Society of Microbiology, said that the number of patients treated in the ICU, as well as the number of Covid-19 deaths, will increase in the coming weeks, given the large number of new cases recently registered. . The Minister of Health, Nelu T─âtaru, warned that Romania could find itself…

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Iohannis: The state of emergency will be declared again only if experts say there is no other way

As the pandemic situation in Romania continues to reach new heights, President Klaus Iohannis said that the decision for the country to declare a state of emergency again will be taken only if the experts consider that there is no other solution. According to official data, 49,591 cases have been confirmed so far, of which…

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The Coronavirus Guide is being approved

On Tuesday, the National Crisis Management Committee approved the proposal, among others, for the adoption of the measure for the mandatory use of a mask in open spaces, following a decision of the Civil Protection Service of the Regions or Bucharest, with the approval of the Public Health Directorate . It is emphasized that spaces…

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Parliament adopts draft law on announcing general elections

On Monday, the plenary of the Parliament approved a draft law, according to which the date of the parliamentary elections, which are organized as the term of the Parliament expires, is determined by an organic law, at least 60 days in advance. The draft law stipulates that “5 days after the entry into force of…

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The Minister of Defense and the Minister of Foreign Affairs meet with General Lanata

General Andre Lanata, head of NATO’s Allied Command for Transformation, visited Romania where he met with Romanian Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu and Defense Minister Nicolae Ciuca, according to a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry. During the meeting, the two officials stressed the importance of EU-NATO cooperation, noting that it is increasingly useful in ensuring…

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The rule of law is not a problem, says Iohannis

Speaking in Brussels on Sunday in the context of the European Council negotiations on the European Coronavirus Recovery Fund, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis told reporters that all European leaders were looking for a solution, but this was not a guarantee for its conclusion. that he remained moderately optimistic. Regarding Romania, Klaus Iohannis mentioned that the…

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PLUS accuses the mayor of the capital of working in the interest of Greek tourism

The mayor of the capital, Gabriela Firea, provoked reactions following his decision to offer free COVID-19 testing to anyone who wants to travel abroad on vacation. An article by the state news agency Agerpres entitled “Vlad Voiculescu: Gabriela Firea seems to be a mayor working for the benefit of Greek tourism” quotes a statement by…

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the state of alert is extended, the projections showing ladies

The decision to extend the alert state in Romania by an additional 30 days, together with the necessary measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were approved by the Government during yesterday’s extraordinary meeting. The Government decision is accompanied by three annexes. This is the second time that Romania has decided…

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The President urges the Parliament to ratify the draft law on quarantine measures

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis today called on the country’s parliament to vote on a bill on quarantine and isolation measures without further delay, stressing that he was shocked and shocked by the PSD’s position, which delays ratification of the law, which could cost tens, maybe hundreds. of Romanian lives, the president remarked. In a televised…

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PSD delays voting on the new draft law on quarantine measures

The new bill on quarantine and containment measures is being debated in the Senate. On Saturday, however, the body decided, at the request of PSD senators, to postpone the discussion in order to study the European format. They also argued that the bill is inconsistent and that “citizens have the right to a law that…