Moldova’s pro-Russian president might have his own government soon, poll shows

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest February 6, 2019

IRI shows Igor Dodon's Socialists taking the largest share of the vote, well ahead of both the ruling Democratic Party and the pro-EU opposition.

Obscure Bulgarian investor to take over Moldova’s second-largest bank

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest January 23, 2019

After repeatedly failing to buy banks in Bulgaria and Moldova, Doverie-United Holding gets preliminary permission to acquire Moldindconbank — even though the size of the deal exceeds the buyer’s total assets.

One in seven workers in Eastern Europe report delayed paychecks

bne IntelliNews January 7, 2019

Part-time workers were disproportionately affected by pay delays, with 22% saying they had received late pay, compared to 14% of full-time workers.

OUTLOOK 2019 Moldova

bne IntelliNews December 21, 2018

Moldova boasted robust growth rates of around 4.5% in 2018 and may perform similarly in 2019, but the outlook is pretty volatile because of the upcoming general and local elections.

Moldovan prosecutors probe whether suspected fraudster paid school fees for deputy PM’s son

bne IntelliNews November 8, 2018

Investigation launched after media claimed Ilan Shor, the visible beneficiary of Moldova’s $1bn bank frauds, paid $42,000 to cover former prime minister Iurie Leanca’s son’s tuition at a private UK college.