CHISINAU, Nov 29 Moldova's parliament on
Thursday confirmed Finance Minister Octavian Armasu as the new
central bank governor, a role in which he is expected to press
on with donor-backed banking reforms after the resignation of
Sergiu Cioclea this month.
CHISINAU, Nov 23 Four foreign investors are
interested in buying a majority stake in Moldova's
second-largest lender, Moldindconbank, as part of a foreign
donor-backed clean-up of the financial system, the outgoing
central bank chief Sergiu Cioclea told Reuters.
CHISINAU, Oct 2 A consortium led by the European
Bank for Reconstruction and Development on Tuesday bought a 41
percent stake in Moldova's largest bank, aiming to bring more
transparency to a financial system recovering from a $1 billion
CHISINAU The human rights group Amnesty International criticised a decision by the Moldovan authorities on Thursday to detain and expel a group of Turkish citizens, calling it part of a pattern of reprisals against Turkish nationals living abroad.
CHISINAU Moldova's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a decision to invalidate the election victory of a pro-transparency candidate for the post of mayor of the capital Chisinau, despite public protests demanding the ruling be overturned.
CHISINAU Moldovans are staging daily protests in the capital Chisinau to demand the reversal of a court ruling invalidating the election of a pro-European candidate in the city's mayoral race.
CHISINAU The former president of Romania Traian Basescu joined more than 10,000 people in the Moldovan capital on Sunday to rally in support of reunification between Romania and Moldova.
KIEV/CHISINAU Moldova recalled its ambassador to Russia for consultations in response to the harassment and intimidation by Russian authorities of Moldovan politicians and officials, the Moldovan foreign ministry said on Monday.
KIEV/CHISINAU The powerful head of Moldova's ruling party Vlad Plahotniuc on Thursday accused Russian authorities of harassing him and other officials with dozens of bogus legal cases, ratcheting up a long-running diplomatic row between the two countries.
KIEV/CHISINAU, Dec 7 The powerful head of
Moldova's ruling party Vlad Plahotniuc on Thursday accused
Russian authorities of harassing him and other officials with
dozens of bogus legal cases, ratcheting up a long-running
diplomatic row between the two countries.