Court says pro-Russian Dodon can be suspended for repeated refusal to appoint defence minister proposed by the government, while president slams decision he says will allow oligarch Vlad Plahotnuic to become prime minister.
Moldovan businessman Anatol Stati is trying to claw back $500mn he was awarded in compensation after his investments in two Kazakhstani gas fields were nationalised.
Chisinau envisages splitting troubled CFM into three separate companies and opening up the Moldovan railway sector to private competition.
Deficit reaches 6.1% of estimated GDP, pushed up by rising consumer sentiment and stronger inflows of remittances and foreign assistance.
Hike in remittances from EU countries to have an impact on public sentiment in the context of the dispute over the country’s political and economic orientation towards the European Union versus Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union project.
Tightening labour markets are undermining the investment case for Central Europe, but its labour productivity and infrastructure still give it an advantage.
Opposition Liberals accuse pro-Russian President Dodon of violating the constitution, but are unlikely to gain support from enough MPs to force a vote on impeachment.