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#2019PresidentialElection/Dancila about Iohannis: We see a dictator president who is actually Romania's Prime Minister

Social Democratic Party (PSD) candidate in the presidential elections Viorica Dancila has stated in Targu-Jiu on Friday, that head of state Klaus Iohannis "is a dictator president, who wants to lead from the stand of the Presidential Administration," but Romanians want a president to respond to their problems and questions. "What we see these days should worry us all.

#2019PresidentialElection/Iohannis urges Romanians to turn out to vote: In 2016, absenteeism brought PSD to power

President Klaus Iohannis urges Romanians to vote through a video message posted on his Facebook page on Friday, showing that in 2016 "absenteeism brought the PSD [the Social Democratic Party] to power, the most harmful governance in the post-December history." "Starting today, for three days, Romanians abroad vote in the presidential elections.

#2019PresidentialElection: Presentation of candidates

On September 27, 2019, the Central Electoral Bureau took note of the 14 final candidacies and the electoral signs submitted by political parties, electoral alliances, citizens' organizations belonging to national minorities and independent candidates, and on September 28, the following ballot order was established by registration of the candidates: 1. Klaus- Werner Iohannis, 2.

PM Orban: Budgetary deficit is, in reality, much higher than 2.8 pct at 10 months

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban stated on Friday that the budgetary deficit at ten months is, "in reality", much higher than 2.8 pct of the GDP. "We are at a minimum of investments for ten years now, we have reached a historical minimum of public investments in the past ten years.

#PresidentialElections2019/Friday - last day of electoral campaign for presidential elections

The electoral campaign for the presidential elections, which started on October 12, will close on Saturday, at 7:00 hrs. At the same time, Friday is the first day Romanians abroad can vote. They have at their disposal three days to exercise their right to vote. These elections also featured the possibility of voting by correspondence.

Iohannis Scents Victory in Romanian Presidential Vote

President Klaus Iohannis, 60, who had designated Orban as prime minister and was a determined opponent of Dancila's tumultuous centre-left government, is the undisputed favourite to win the vote on Sunday. 

Copper mining company reports highest ever price for tonne of copper concentrate

CupruMin copper mining company of Abrud has recently sold 45,000 tonnes of copper concentrate at a tender, having been offered "the highest per tonne price ever," according to a press statement released on Thursday. "CupruMin was offered the best per tonne price in its history, at the recently concluded auction for one-year sale of copper concentrate.