Social Democratic Party

PSD's Ciolacu says much addressed early election topic means austerity

The much addressed early election topic means austerity, on Sunday said in Targoviste (northwest of Bucharest) the Acting President of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Speaker of the Chamber of deputies Marcel Ciolacu. "I'm deeply certain that the much addressed topic of the early election means austerity.

Pension's increase by 40 pct as of September, depending on economy's evolution, PM Orban says

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said that money is scheduled in the state budget for the pensions' increase by 40 pct as of September, but this measure's enforcement is not 100% certain because everything depends on how the economy evolves. "Should we manage to ensure a solid economic trend, a consolidated economic growth, to relaunch investment, to improve collection.

PSD' Ciolacu says he'll sign PES activists Romania's petion on minimum European salary

PSD's (Social Democratic Party) interim leader Marcel Ciolacu announced on Saturday that he will sign the petition launched by PES activists Romania on a European minimum salary and proposed that Social Democrats also join this initiative. "I know that PSD needs to become active again at European level. We have to take responsibility for what we did wrong and work together.

President Iohannis, quite skeptical about censure motion

President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday that he is quite skeptical about the Social Democratic Party (PSD) tabling of a censure motion against the Orban Government. "Statements are made in the heat of the moment, and everyone declares their acceptance or the other way around. To be honest, I'm quite skeptical about the statement about the motion," Iohannis said at Cotroceni Palace.

PSD's Ciolacu: We will submitt censure motion with first partners, UDMR group; it will pass

Interim PSD (Social Democratic Party) leader Marcel Ciolacu on Thursday stated in Slatina that the PSD will file a censure motion together with the UDMR (Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania), after the government announced it would take responsibility for the election of mayors in two rounds.

UPDATE President Iohanis: Gov't to shortly promote legislation for two-round mayoral elections

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that the government will promote, "in a very short time," legislation for two-round mayoral elections. "I can tell you that, in a very short time, the government will promote legislation for two-round mayoral elections," Iohannis told a news conference at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace.

POST-REVOLUTION ROMANIA, 1990: 30 years since the recreation of the National Liberal Party

Founded on May 24, 1875 under the lead of Ion C. Bratianu (1875 - 1891), the National Liberal Party (PNL) is the oldest political party in Romania. In 1947 PNL stopped its activity as a result of the abolition of political pluralism by the communist regime.

PSD, no proposal for new prime minister, should censure motion against Orban Gov't pass

Acting Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu stated on Tuesday evening, in a call-in with private broadcaster B1 TV, that in the event the Orban Government falls through censure motion and the Social Democrats will achieve another majority in Parliament, the PSD will not make the proposal for the prime minister. "It is the party's decision.