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State loses 6 million euro/month from taxes due for ridesharing platform drivers (COTAR)

Ridesharing platforms such as Uber, Bolt or Clever have defrauded the state budget over the last four years, making illicit revenues from unauthorized activities in our country, and the urgency of an Alternative Transport Ordinance is not justified, consider the representatives of the Confederation of Licensed Romanian Operators and Hauliers (COTAR), in a press release issued on Thursday for AG

Iohannis: BRUA - one of steps for Romania to become regional security provider

President Klaus Iohannis emphasized on Wednesday the importance of the actual implementation of the projects launched at the Three Seas Initiative Summit that took place last year in Bucharest and indicated that the BRUA gas pipeline could be one of the steps through which Romania can become a regional security provider in the region.

Romanian President Wants Referendum Result Turned Into Law

President Klaus Iohannis has called on all political parties in Romania to unite to turn the recent referendum on justice issues into legislation.

He said a proposed agreement following the first round of consultations on the referendum results would be sent "immediately" to all the political parties.

Consultations at Cotroceni/UPDATE/Iohannis: I am inviting parliamentary parties to sign political pact for European Romania

President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday announced he invited the parliamentary parties to sign a national agreement for a European Romania. "I found that there is a wide convergence. The wide majority of parties agreed that the results of this referendum must be implemented as the people voted, that Romania's European path must be consolidated.

PRO Europe wants Constitution to specify Romania's EU, NATO membership

The PRO Europe parliamentary group is pushing for a change in the Constitution according to the will expressed in the May 26 referendum, but would also like to introduce other issues in the fundamental law, if there is a favorable majority for them, the group's representative Daniel Constantin said on Wednesday at the end of talks with President Klaus Iohannis.

Premier Dancila, about meetings in Brussels: We want to resume discussions, punctually, about CVM

Premier Viorica Dancila said Tuesday that she had meetings in Brussels with the President and First Vice President of the European Commission on the current situation within the Government and the PSD (the Social Democratic Party, major at rule, ed.n.) and on punctually resuming talks on the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM).

President Iohannis: Romanians convey clear pro-European message on 26 May elections

In the May 26 elections the Romanians sent a clear pro-European message and rejected the anti-European speech, President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday at the International Civil Society Forum. "We had the elections for the European Parliament and the referendum on justice, which I convened in Romania, if I can say so, and which I won together with the Romanians.

AHK Romania head: Romania, enormous potential to develop energy business

Romania has an enormous potential to develop energy business and there is a major potential for developing energy efficiency, Sebastian Metz, Director General of the Romanian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Romania) said on Tuesday at a symposium on energy efficiency in industry. "There is an enormous potential to make energy business here in Romania.

Iohannis: PSD and ALDE obstruct Justice to shield around Calin Popescu-Tariceanu

President Klaus Iohannis considers that the vote given on Monday in the Senate on the request for approval of the prosecution in the case of the Senate president is an act of "crass defiance" of the Romanians who cast their vote at the referendum, pointing out that "PSD [the Social Democratic Party, major at rule] and ALDE [the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats, minor at rule] continue to obst

Romania's Halep advances to French Open women's singles quarter-finals

Defending champion Romania's Simona Halep on Monday advanced to the women's singles quarter-finals at the French Open tennis tournament, a Grand Slam tournament, after defeating Polish Iga Swiatek 6-1 6-0. It took Halep, world number three, only 45 minutes to defeat 18-year-old Polish, world number 104. For her performance so far, Halep has won 415,000 euros and 430 WTA singles points.

#Europeanelections2019/UPDATE Ten MEP seats go to PNL, 9 to PSD, 8 to USR PLUS

According to the final count of the May 26 elections to the European Parliament in Romania, the National Liberal Party (PNL) will get 10 MEP seats; the Social Democratic Party (PSD), nine; and the Save Romania Union - Plus (2020 USR PLUS) eight, spokesman for the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) Marian Muhulet said on Monday.

#Europeanelections2019/Ten MEP seats go to PNL, 9 to PSD, 8 to USR PLUS

According to the final count of the May 26 elections to the European Parliament in Romania, the National Liberal Party (PNL) will get 10 MEP seats; the Social Democratic Party (PSD), nine; and the Save Romania Union - Plus (2020 USR PLUS) eight, spokesman for the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) Marian Muhulet said on Monday.

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