Press review (Sept 24)
Labor Minister, Paul Pacuraru, resigned last evening, following his suspension by President Traian Basescu , pending the conduct by the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) with the Supreme Court of Justice and Cassation of a criminal investigation into alleged bribe taking involving Pacuraru, in a file in which the leader of Gorj branch of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Dan Ilie Moga is also involved.
Ziarul Financiar daily carries a series of articles debating the international financial crisis and its influence on the Romanian economy.
"The Romanian banking system is resisting the crisis because is solid, not primitive," Ziarul Financiar writes, quoting Governor of the Romanian National Bank (BNR), Mugur Isarescu.
Isarescu is even talking about a performance of the Romanian economy that exceeded expectations, supported by a solid domestic demand.
The PM mentioned that these supplementary budget revenues were allotted to infrastructure investment and mentioned that the budget deficit would maintain at the set level, which is 2.3 of the GDP.
The team of the "PRO TV News", composed by Paula Herlo, Cosmin Stan, cameramen Sergiu Matei, Marius Ivan and Eduard Tarna and producer Alex Livadariu entered the competition with three feature reports of the campaign "Do you know what your child has been doing?" alongside other 800 journalistic materials from all over the world.