National Press Review, February 10
Articles from the dailies Jurnalul Naţional, Adevărul, România Liberă, Evenimentul Zilei, Curierul Naţional.
Articol de Mirela Ursachi, 10 Februarie 2012, 09:39
With the headline “ Băsescu has seen his dream come true”, Jurnalul Naţional writes about the Parliament vote of confidence for Government Ungureanu.
The newspaper details the yesterday events in the plenary Parliament and reveals what are the goals of the new government. The appointed prime minister said he will focus on, among others, the recovery of transpart dialogue, mainly on topics of national interest such as adhering the Schengen space, the governance treaty in the European Union and the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism.
Mihai-Răzvan Ungureanu cracks SLU comments România Liberă, which believes that the speech in Parliament of the SDP president, Victor Ponta, gave the signal separation of the liberals from the socialists.
The author of the article appreciates the kind speech of the social- democratic leader delivered at the session of the Ungureanu cabinet investiture would suggest a strategy change of the socialists both from their allies in the SLU and the new government.
România Liberă presents excerpts from this speech, as well as reactionson this subject, both the Liberals and Social-Democratic members, that announce possible punctual collaborations with the government.
From Evenimentul zilei we find out “Who loses and who gains from snow and frost”. Heavy snow and low temperatures that were in the last period of time, brought earnings to some merchants, due to fighting the cold, Romanians resorted to heaters and electric radiators.
The same source mentions that among the winners of this period also include clothing and footwear stores. At the opposite side there are taxi companies, which could not honor all orders due to unfavorable weather conditions, but also shopping centers that have had problems with supply.
The transporters, also, had problems, a fact that was underlined by Curierul Naţional, which indicates this sector made losses of 80 million of Euros.
Finally, Adevărul announces, “Record imports in the best agricultural year”.
According to the newspaper, last year Romania bought on international markets food products of 3.7 billion Euros, with half a billion Euros more than the average food imports in the last years.
It is also made a comparison with previous years, in terms of the balance of imports and exports, and hypotheses are submitted to explain this phenomenon.
MTTLC, Bucharest University