Tuesday, August 13

The ALDE members of the governing coalition requested a restructured and competent cabinet

ALDE governing partners are not happy with how the budget rectification looks and have called for a new governance program and a restructured and competent cabinet. The head of the PSD and the government, Viorica Dăncilă, discussed with the ALDE leader, Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, and said that it would not be a restructuring of the government, but a reshuffling and adjustment of the governance program. After the meeting of the National Executive Committee of the PSD, Viorica Dăncilă said on Monday evening that the social-democrats do not accept the entry in the government coalition of the PRO Romania party, led by Victor Ponta./opopescu

Romania”s current account deficit exceeded 5 billion euros in the first six months of the year

The current account deficit that includes the amounts collected and those paid by Romania in the commercial relations with the other states exceeded 5 billion euros in the first six months of the year, according to the data published today by the National Bank. The amount is more than 38 percent higher than the deficit registered in the same period of 2018. And the situation is determined in particular by foreign trade, which is strongly deficient in the case of Romania, says the NBR. Thus, the balance of goods registered during the period January-June a deficit of over 7.5 billion euros, increasing by 1.5 billion as compared to the same period last year./opopescu

Over 6,500 house fires occur annually in Romania

Over 6,500 home fires occur annually in Romania. During 2018, 650 people were caught in such fires, and more than a third of them lost their lives. In most cases the causes are negligence or disregard, according to the representatives of the Inspectorate for Emergency Situations, which carry out today, at national level, information and education activities, on the Day of Preventive Information, under the slogan „Prevent the bad luck!”. Information points are organized in several cities around the country, and the intervention units open their doors, so that the public can better understand the measures and rules of behavior in case of emergencies./opopescu