Chamber passes 85pct tax on state pensions in excess of 7,001 lei
At a plenary session on Wednesday, the Chamber of Deputies passed, 307 to 1, a bill amending and supplementing Law 227/2015 on the Tax Code regulating taxation of old-age income and allowances.
PSD's Firea: Romanians want to see serious people at work, who do what they say
Romanians want to see serious people at work, who do what they say, the Bucharest general mayor Gabriela Firea, also a Social-Democrats' Vice President, said on Wednesday night for the private broadcaster Romania TV.
PNL's Roman says taxation of special state pensions must be done in Parliament to avoid being challenged
Taxing special state pensions must be done in Parliament, because an emergency ordinance issued by the government to regulate the matter is open to being challenged by the Ombudsman with the Constitutional Court, National Liberal Party (PNL) floor leader in the Chamber of Deputies Florin Roman said on Wednesday.
Olguta Vasilescu: PSD to submit censure motion if Gov't modifies pension law by emergency ordinance
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) will submit a motion of censure if the Government modifies the pension law by emergency ordinance, announced, on Thursday, the Social Democrat deputy Lia Olguta Vasilescu, following the meeting of the party's leadership.
Motion vs EduMin: Succession of controversial measures
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) has given solutions rejected countless times by the Government, and the simple motion against the Minister of Education, a democratic procedure, is also an opportunity for dialogue, Social Democrat MP Camelia Gavrila said on Monday.
Parliament to convene Wednesday to consider state of alert
Parliament will convene on Wednesday in a joint sitting to vote on a government's decision establishing the state of alert in Romania, according to a decision of a joint meeting of the standing bureaus of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. Parliament's plenary sitting is scheduled to start at 15:00hrs, EEST.
EUROPE DAY/Petre Roman: Romania has failed to be in the engine of the European Union
Romania has failed in the 30 years since the fall of communism to be in the engine of the European Union, Romania's former Prime Minister Petre Roman, also a former foreign minister, told AGERPRES on Friday, adding that his confidence in the European design "remains one hundred percent." On the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, Roman said that the question is whether the battle again
PM Ludovic Orban, about map posted by Hungarian PM: The sparrow dreams of cornmeal
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, when asked how he comments on the fact that the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, posted on Facebook an image of greater Hungary, which included Transylvania, stated that "the sparrow dreams of cornmeal" (e.n. - Part of a Romanian proverb,."the sparrow dreams of cornmeal, and the madman of chaos" in full).
Suceava County and Bucharest on top of number of registered cases of COVID-19
Suceava County and the Romanian Capital City Bucharest remain at the top of the number of registered cases of COVID-19, with 2,899 and 1,354 illnesses respectively, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Saturday. According to the source, there are as many as 13,163 people infected with the novel coronavirus in Romania.
World Press Freedom Day, as seen by political people, public authorities of Romania
The freedom of press is the guarantee of any functional democracy wherein citizens must be properly and timely informed, reads a message by the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) on the World Press Freedom Day, sent on Sunday to AGERPRES.