Romanian Government Plans Tax Hikes To Boost Budget

BUCHAREST, Romania – Romania’s coalition government plans a series of tax rises from the next year, including increasing dividend and property taxes, which are expected to boost budget by 13.4 billion lei ($2.82 billion), a draft bill showed on Tuesday. Some of the changes, including higher excise duties on cigarettes and alcohol, will apply from … More Romanian Government Plans Tax Hikes To Boost Budget

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Romania Could Take In 500,000 Ukrainian Refugees If Needed – Defence Minister

BUCHAREST, Romania – Romania is preparing to receive up to a half a million potential refugees from Ukraine in case of a Russian invasion, Defence Minister Vasile Dincu said on Tuesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the deployment of troops to two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine after recognising them as independent on Monday, accelerating … More Romania Could Take In 500,000 Ukrainian Refugees If Needed – Defence Minister

Romania’s President Asks Centrist Party Head Ciolos To Form Govt

BUCHAREST, Romania – Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has proposed Dacian Ciolos, leader of a centrist party, as a candidate to form a government, after the nine – month – old liberal liberal – led coalition cabinet of Florin Citu was toppled in a vote of no confidence last week. Ciolos, an ex – prime minister … More Romania’s President Asks Centrist Party Head Ciolos To Form Govt

Romania Starts Administering Third Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Bucharest / Romania – Receiving the third dose of COVID – 19 vaccine is possible in Romania beginning Tuesday, September 28. Booster shots are offered to those who received the second dose at least six month ago. Only mRNA vaccines (Pfizer & BioNTech or Moderna) will be used for the third dose, including for those … More Romania Starts Administering Third Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Romanian Court To Rule On Govt Censure Motion Sept.28

Bucharest / Romania – – Romania’s Constitutional Court will rule this month on a censure motion aimed at toppling the centrist government of Prime Minister Florin Citu, court sources told state agency Agerpres on Thursday, allowing it time to assess the motion’s validity. Citu’s Liberal Party put off parliamentary no – confidence vote proceedings last … More Romanian Court To Rule On Govt Censure Motion Sept.28