4th Apr, 2017Two new Ministers appointed

President Klaus Iohannis has sworn in two new ministers. Gratiela Gavrilescu moves from Minister of Relations with Parliament to become the new Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Environment. […] more ->

23rd Feb, 2017PM changes four ministries

Following the recent resignation of Romania’s Justice Minister Prime Minister Mihai Sorin Grindeanu has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet bringing in three new ministers. The changes as recorded […] more ->

9th Feb, 2017Romanian Justice Minister resigns after massive street protests

Romania’s Minister of Justice Florin Iordache has resigned his portfolio after massive street protests condemning changes to the criminal law (see previous story) have been staged for the past couple […] more ->

3rd Feb, 2017Business Minister resigns

Romania’s Minister for Business Environment, Commerce and Entrepreneurship, Florin Jianu has resigned his portfolio over a government decree which decriminalises several corrupt practices. The minister resigned over what he called […] more ->

4th Jan, 2017Social Democrats name their new Government

Following the 11th December general election the centre-left Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the centre-right Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) have agreed a programme for a new coalition and […] more ->

12th Dec, 2016Social Democrats win general election

With 98% of the votes counted in yesterday’s general election the centre-left Social Democratic Party (PSD) have won a clear mandate seventeen months after their leader Prime Minister Victor Ponta […] more ->

11th Dec, 2016Romanians look set to return PSD to power

Romanians will vote today using a revised electoral system which sees a return to the system last used in 2004 whereby MPs will be elected through a party list proportional […] more ->

28th Oct, 2016President names new EU Funds Minister

President Klaus Iohannis has appointed Dragoş Cristian Dinu to be the new Minister of European Funds.  He replaces Cristian Ghinea who is standing down so that he can stand in […] more ->

5th Sep, 2016Romanian General Election on 11th December

The Romanian parliament has set its next general election for 11th December this year. This next election will be fought on a party-list proportional representation system rather than the first […] more ->

7th Jul, 2016PM changes four ministries

Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos has carried out a reshuffle of his ministerial team, making changes to four ministries as follows: Prof. Mircea Dumitru; Minister of National Education and Scientific Research […] more ->