Education minister resigns over row with UDMR Valentin Popa has resigned on Thursday from the Education minister position following a discussion with the PSD chairman Liviu Dragnea previously in the morning.
Education minister resigns over row with UDMR
Valentin Popa has resigned on Thursday from the Education minister position following a discussion with the PSD chairman Liviu Dragnea previously in the morning. However, Dragnea has not mentioned the minister would resign at the end of discussions when he came out for press statements. Popa’s resignation comes amid suspension of the collaboration protocol of the ruling coalition with the Democrat Union of Magyars in Romania (UDMR) over the issue of teaching Romanian in the Hungarian speaking schools in the country.
Source: Romania Journal
EP postpones vote on resolution regarding Romania until November
The European Parliament conference of group leaders has decided on Thursday to postpone the vote on the resolution regarding Romania until November. Initially, the vote was scheduled to take place during the second European Parliament plenary sitting at the end of October, ziare.com informs. The European Parliament will debate on October 3, in plenary sitting, a resolution on the rule of law in Romania, PM Viorica Dancila being invited to attend the works. The vote on the resolution was expected to the cast during the second plenary sitting next month, but at the EP conference of group leaders on Thursday, led by the EP President Antonio Tajani together with the European parties’ leaders, the decision was to postpone the vote.
Source: Romania Journal
Teodorovici: Tax amnesty, renamed financial restructuring, will have a mechanism in October. This measure will apply to both private and public companies following an analysis
The Minister of Public Finance, Eugen Teodorovici, on Thursday argued that the fiscal amnesty will be renamed financial restructuring, and its mechanism will be finalized in October, according to Mediafax. „Let’s call it a financial restructuring, somehow not amnesty, amnesty is something else that, along with insolvency, offers the business environment benefits,” Teodorovici said on Thursday evening in a TV show.
Romania will be divided into ten wind and sun areas where turbines and panels will be installed. What the renewable industry says
In order to develop renewable energy production, the authorities plan to set up ten wind and photovoltaic development sites based on the identified wind and sun. Theoretically, there investors promise more simple installation procedures for plants. The industry says it seems a good idea, but points out that, in order to develop new capacities that no longer need subsidies, there is a need for investment in the transport network and the relaxation of procedures to sell energy on the market.