2013 concession of Chisinau airport to a “group of crooks” must be investigated, says President Igor Dodon, after re-sale of the airport’s operator to financier Nat Rothschild.
The Socialists’ opposition to fiscal provisions threatens to become the first formal conflict within their fragile alliance with the pro-EU ACUM bloc.
New government in Chisinau claims cigarette smuggling via the separatist republic of Transnistria was allowed to flourish under the previous administration.
IMF officials commend "sound" 2019 supplementary budget and rehabilitation of banking sector, as the Fund prepares to issue a loan tranche of around $46.5mn.
Several properties registered with Finpar Invest Ltd have been seized in a money-laundering case, Rise Moldova investigative NGO reported, but the legal grounds for the seizures are unclear.