UPDATE: Mr. Cojocaru apologizes for his previous statement, here is his full (translated) post on Facebook: The title must be shocking for many of you, though some might not even understand what’s this all about. Don’t worry, we’ll be giving you all the details, so you can understand why saying that during a press conference is a bad idea.Head of Telecom Division at Samsung Electronics Romania, Cristian Cojocaru said that he’d rather have tablets in schools and then try and solve the issue of toilets in the courtyard.In many countries this statement would probably be categorized as “weird,” but in Romania, from all the information we’ve been able to gather, this is a very sensible issue. Just like in many other EU countries, Romania has a wide network of schools, but there’s a huge development gap between schools in the cities and those in the rural areas, we’re being told.Basically, most of the rural areas in Romania lack infrastructure, which is why the majority of the schools active in villages don’t have toilets inside, but in the courtyard. Apparently, even though we’re in the 21st century, some people living in an EU country still have to go outside for their… Read full this story
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