Nr. 3977 de marti, 10 iulie 2007
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Pensions vs. education: "right" fights with left weapons
-- The Tariceanu government wants to raise pensions. A measure always popular, always attracting polls. About 6 millions of retired Romanians can show their gratitude in next year's elections. They make up a numerous and disciplined electorate who can have decisive influence on the fate of elections.
President Basescu smelt the danger at once. He denounced the Liberals' initiative as populist, unrealistic and inspired from the PSD...
The Blair option in Palestine
-- The release of an abducted BBC journalist in Gaza is being seen by some as an attempt by Hamas (which denies any part in the kidnapping) to curry favor with Tony Blair, who on stepping down as Britain's prime minister was appointed international envoy to Israel and Palestine. Blair has the thankless task of helping the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas build institutions for a viable state, following Hamas' military takeover of Gaza.
Given the stakes,...
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Romania tops European thieves list
The OLAF (European Anti-Fraud Office) released yesterday the 2006 report on cases of misuse of European funds. Romania, in 2006 a candidate to join the EU, is top of the list. Given the 70 such cases, Romania comes second as compared to other member states. It is equal to Belgium and it comes after Italy (71 fraud cases).
As compared to the 27 such cases in Bulgaria, Romania is much worse. The OLAF presented two situations in which Romania...
Project financed several times
-- In the report on the misuse of EU funds in 2006 released yesterday by the OLAF, there are presented some 'tokens' of Romanian creativeness serving EU fund fraud.
One cases study in the report is on a fraud committed on funds meant for the PHARE pre-accession programme. It is about a training for the disabled youth, workers in a clothes factory. According to the document, in February 2005 one Romanian citizen wrote a complaint against the European Commission's...
Parties get ready for election of MEPs
-- Parties have started work on their lists of candidates to the Parliament of Europe to be elected in the scrutiny due next autumn. Most political parties have been focusing on personalities enjoying a positive image and notoriety in order to get a score as good as possible.
The PSD (Social-Democrat Party) hasn't decided on the top of the list yet. The Liberals have agreed that Mihai-Razvan Ungureanu should top their candidate list and the Democrat...
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World Bank: Diseased, poor and uneducated
On the World Bank website there have been posted three reports on Romania's progress with the sanitary reform, social protection policies, pension policies and education system. The Romanian ministers of public health, labor and education have confirmed for us that the documents reached their offices too.
According to the World Bank experts, although health indicators in Romania have been improving, Romania is still behind the times...
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PSD wants referendum on Bordei Park
The PSD (Social-Democrat Party) wants to organize referendum on the Bordei Park issue. The PSD spokesman Cristian Diaconescu announced it yesterday. He said the party would start procedures on it unless the General Council of Bucharest reached a solution to bring the park at juridical standstill.
The PSD official announced: "We are asking state institutions to take attitude at it. They are obviously making each other responsible for the...
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