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