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UPDATE/Iohannis: Budget proposed by PSD-ALDE shows total contempt for Romanians' expectations

President Klaus Iohanis believes the budget proposed by the Social Democratic Party (PSD) - the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) ruling coalition, adopted by Parliament on Friday, shows the majority coalition's total contempt for Romanians' expectations, "who want a responsible and credible governance."

PM Dancila tells Parliament Romania tops the rankings of EU's fastest growing economies

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Friday in Parliament that Romania has recorded one of the highest economic growth rates of all the member states in the European Union and provided a state of the play in investment, local administration appropriations, as well as increases in pensions and wages.

PNL's Turcan say party no to vote on budget; calls it constitutionally questionable

National Liberal Party (PNL) floor leader in the Chamber of Deputies Raluca Turcan announced in the general debates on Wednesday on the draft 2019 national budget bill that her party would vote against the bill, calling the budget questionable from a constitutional point of view.

President Iohannis: Budget, hastily built on unrealistic economic estimates

President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that Romania's 2019 national budget has been hastily put together based on unrealistic economic projections, warning that the budget is not of the leadership of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), main at rule, but Romania's. Romania has become a regional model today in combating Anti-Semitism and xenophobia

AGERPRES special correspondent Daniel Florea reports: Romania has become today a regional model in combating Anti-Semitism and xenophobia and, also, a model in what concerns education and measures meant to keep the memory of the Holocaust, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Thursday in the opening of the conference "Fight against Anti-Semitism: a joint approach for a better protection of

PMP leader Tomac: Special pensions - a theft, hopefully they are scrapped

Chairman of the People's Movement Party (PMP) Eugen Tomac said on Wednesday that special pensions are a theft, commenting that it's incredible that someone with 30 years length of service collects a pension of less than 1,000 lei, while politicians who serve two or three terms in Parliament pocket as much as 13,000 lei in pension.

Ruling coalition meets again to discuss about 2019 budget

A new meeting of the ruling coalition on the 2019 state budget topic takes place on Wednesday at the Palace of Parliament.

President of the Senate Calin Popescu-Tariceanu came to Speaker of the Deputies' Chamber Liviu Dragnea's office, where discussions on the 2019 budget draft are to be continued.

UDMR's Kelemen Hunor: Great irresponsibility for Gov't not to have tabled budget plan

Chairman of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) Kelemen Hunor stated on Friday in the Council of Union Representatives (CRU) in Targu Mures that he deems irresponsible the fact that Romania's Government has not yet presented the budget draft, adding that the adoption of Government Emergency Ordinance (OUG) No. 114/2018 was "a bad decision."