Number of deregistered companies grows by 26.71 pct in 2019 (ONRC)

The number of deregistered companies grew in 2019 by 26.71 pct, compared to the previous year, reaching 101,601, according to data of the National Office of the Trade Register (ONRC) Most closures were recorded in Bucharest - 12,554 companies (3.68 pct less than 2018) and in the counties of Iasi - 4,994 (plus 59.20 pct), Cluj - 4,009 (minus 0.37 pct), and Prahova - 3,617 (plus 37.01 pct).

PM Dancila to Opposition: I don't believe you truly want to govern country; let Gov't continue reforms

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Thursday that the Opposition does not truly want to govern Romania and asked her detractors to let Government continue its job and continue the reforms it started. "Do not underestimate the Social Democrat Party! Don't believe we will ever stop, in power or in the Opposition, fighting against you, those who wish to divide Romania and see it poor again.

Chamber of Deputies rejects draft law on pardons

The Chamber of Deputies has rejected, on Wednesday, with 177 votes for rejection, one against and two abstentions, the draft law regarding the pardoning some sentences and some educational measures deprived of freedom of movement. The Minister of Justice, Ana Birchall, announced, before the vote, that the Government supports the rejection of this project.

President Iohannis: I firmly condemn brutal intervention of Gendarmerie; Interior Minister must explain urgently

Bucharest, Aug 10 /Agerpres/ - President Klaus Iohannis firmly condemns the brutal intervention of the Gendarmerie against the demonstrators in Victory Square and underlines that Interior Minister Carmen Dan must urgently explain the way in which she managed the events.

Parliament: Motion of no-confidence rejected

The Joint Chambers of Parliament rejected on Wednesday the motion of no-confidence "Ousting the Dragnea - Dancila government, a national emergency!", signed by the National Liberal Party (PNL), Save Romania Union (USR) and People Movement's Party (PMP).

The vote tally counted 166 votes for the motion and 4 against.