As key minister steps back, Romania President Iohannis calls incumbent government an accident of democracy, says country not ready to take over EU Council presidency

2018-11-12 15:22:49 Hotnews.ro
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Monday launched one of his harshest attacks on the Social Democratic (PSD)-led government, saying "things have gone insane" and "the political necessity is a replacement of this accident of the Romanian democracy, which is the Dragnea-Dancila government". He made the comments as the minister-delegate for EU issues, Victor Negrescu, appeared to have resigned last weekend, less than two months before Romania takes over the EU Council presidency.

IMF says Romania risks missing its fiscal deficit goal

2018-11-12 10:26:00
BUCHAREST, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Romania risks missing its budget deficit goal this year, the International Monetary Fund warned on Monday, recommending the country reassess wage and pension hike plans. ...

Romania 'totally unprepared' for EU presidency, says country's own leader

2018-11-12 09:42:00
Romania's president says his country is not ready to take over the rotating leadership of the EU in less than two months time. Klaus Iohannis said "things have gone off the rails" and there is a ...

EU warns Romania not to abuse GDPR against press

2018-11-12 09:21:00
The European Commission has warned Romania not to abuse the EU's new data protection regulation, given recent threats by national authorities in Bucharest to impose a €20m fine on a Romanian media out...

IMF: Romania Should Reassess Public Sector Wage Growth and Changes to Pensions

2018-11-12 08:22:00
Romania should reassess increases in public wage and planned changes to pension benefits for their negative implications for fiscal sustainability and long-term growth, a mission of the International ...

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Romania

2018-11-12 08:03:00
End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do ...

EC Will Present Tomorrow the Progress Reports on Bulgaria and Romania on the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism

2018-11-12 08:02:00
The European Commission will present tomorrow the progress reports on Bulgaria and Romania on the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, reported the Bulgarian National Television. It is expected tha...

Romania suitcase mystery: journalists 'under political pressure' after Dragnea claims

2018-11-12 07:46:00
Investigative journalists who have published claims about Romania’s most powerful politician say they’ve come under political pressure to reveal their sources. The Bucharest-based RISE Project claims ...

Woman dies in blast at arms factory in western Romania

2018-11-12 05:07:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — Romanian emergency officials say a woman employed at an arms factory in western Romania has died in a blast at the plant. An explosion occurred Monday in a tunnel where weapons ar...