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INVESTMENT FORUM BEGINS IN GAGAUZIA AUTONOMY
23 octomber,Q 2020 INVESTMENT FORUM BEGINS IN GAGAUZIA AUTONOMY

An international forum called “Invest Gagauzia 2020” began on Friday in Comrat town, the administrative center of the southern Moldovan autonomous region of Gagauzia, for a 6th time. This year, the forum is being held in an unusual format – at the Comrat Stadium.

IMPORTANT-MOST CONDITION FOR INVESTMENT ATTRACTION IS STRUGGLE AGAINST CORRUPTION – EU AMBASSADOR
23 octomber,Q 2020 IMPORTANT-MOST CONDITION FOR INVESTMENT ATTRACTION IS STRUGGLE AGAINST CORRUPTION – EU AMBASSADOR

The important-most condition for investment attraction is a real, efficient struggle against corruption, Ambassador Peter Michalko, the Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Moldova, stated in Comrat on Friday at the opening of the 6th international investment forum “Invest Gagauzia 2020”.

​PUTIN SAYS MOLDOVAN ECONOMY IS SO TIED UP WITH RUSSIA THAT IT CANNOT EXIST INDEPENDENTLY, SO FAR
23 octomber,Q 2020 ​PUTIN SAYS MOLDOVAN ECONOMY IS SO TIED UP WITH RUSSIA THAT IT CANNOT EXIST INDEPENDENTLY, SO FAR

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the Moldovan economy is so hard-wired to Russia that it cannot exist independently, so far. Putin stated this in his 3-hour-long address to the Thursday’s meeting of the International Discussion Club “Valdai”, in which he inter alia touched on the developments in Moldova taking place in the lead up to the November 1 presidential election.

JCC SESSION UPSET AGAIN DUE TO SAME DISCORDS OVER AGENDA
23 octomber,Q 2020 JCC SESSION UPSET AGAIN DUE TO SAME DISCORDS OVER AGENDA

The October 22 scheduled weekly working meeting of the Joint Control Commission (JCC, the supervisory body for the Joint Peacekeeping Forces) failed to be held once again because the Chisinau and Tiraspol delegations failed to achieve a consensus over its agenda.

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Politics

EU AMBASSADOR PETER MICHALKO CONCERNED ABOUT ATTACKS AGAINST CIVIL SOCIETY AND MEDIA

22 octomber, 2020

Ambassador Peter Michalko, the Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Moldova, has expressed concern about the attacks against Moldovan civil society and the independent mass media. The diplomat wrote on his Facebook page that he is “alarmed with the rough, unfounded and malicious attacks against the civil society and the independent media in Moldova”.

Economics

IMPORTANT-MOST CONDITION FOR INVESTMENT ATTRACTION IS STRUGGLE AGAINST CORRUPTION – EU AMBASSADOR

23 octomber, 2020

The important-most condition for investment attraction is a real, efficient struggle against corruption, Ambassador Peter Michalko, the Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Moldova, stated in Comrat on Friday at the opening of the 6th international investment forum “Invest Gagauzia 2020”.

Finances

MOLDOVAN GOVERNMENT HAS APPROVED LAWS AGREED-ON FOR NEW PROGRAM OF COOPERATION WITH IMF – PREMIER CHICU

20 octomber, 2020

The Government of Moldova has approved the package of laws meeting the requirements of the new Program of cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, Moldovan Prime Minister Ion Chicu stated on Monday in the course of his online communication with Mitsuhiro Furusawa, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, and with Alfred Kammer, Director of the IMF European Department.

Society

ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS THE GAMING MARKET IS MONOPOLIZED IN THE INTERESTS OF A GROUP OF PERSONS

22 octomber, 2020

On Thursday, October 22, the Prosecutor General, Alexandr Stoianoglo, said at a briefing that the gambling market in Moldova was monopolized at the end of 2016 in the interests of a group of individuals (including foreign companies). According to Stoianoglo, “they used dubious schemes, which were covered by the informal leaders of the then Government of Moldova.”

Transnistria and Gagauzia

INVESTMENT FORUM BEGINS IN GAGAUZIA AUTONOMY

23 octomber, 2020

An international forum called “Invest Gagauzia 2020” began on Friday in Comrat town, the administrative center of the southern Moldovan autonomous region of Gagauzia, for a 6th time. This year, the forum is being held in an unusual format – at the Comrat Stadium.

Culture and sport

RADU ALBOT FINISHED PERFORMANCE AT THE TOURNAMENT IN GERMANY

19 octomber, 2020

Radu Albot (82nd racket in the ATP world ranking) completed his participation in the international tennis tournament of the ATP 250 series in Cologne (Germany), losing in the ¼ final with a score of 0: 2 (3-6 and 0-6) to Canadian Felix Auger-Allassim (22nd racket of the world) - to the finalist of the tournament.

Interview

ANNA AKHALKATSI: MOLDOVA IS A LEADER IN OPEN CORPORATE DATA RANKING

22 octomber, 2020

Infotag's interview with World Bank Country Manager for Moldova, Anna Akhalkatsi

Press release

​MOBIASBANCA - OTP GROUP SUPPORTS CHILDREN WHO BECAME PUPILS THIS FALL

07 september, 2020

Mihai, a 7-year-old boy from the village of Peresecina, went to school for the first time this fall. His challenges are many - new colleagues, a new place in the school bench, he should get used to, lessons to learn and the first homework. To cope with these things, without losing their enthusiasm, it is much easier for children when they have a friendly book at hand.

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Foreign news

YEREVAN, BAKU AGREE ON CEASEFIRE IN KARABAKH

10 октября, 2020

Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed on concluding a ceasefire starting noon on October 10, following hours of negotiations that began in Moscow on Friday, Interfax reported.

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7 PARTIES AGREE ON BELGIAN COALITION GOVERNMENT

01 октября, 2020

BRUSSELS -- Almost 500 days after Belgian parliamentary elections, seven parties from both sides of the linguistic aisle agreed early Wednesday on forming a fully functioning majority government that will center on dealing with the pandemic and its devastating economic impact.

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CORONAVIRUS: HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF AIRLINE JOBS AT RISK, WARNS INDUSTRY BODY

01 октября, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of aviation jobs are at risk without more state aid, a global industry body has warned.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TURNED HIS FIRST DEBATE WITH DEMOCRATIC RIVAL JOE BIDEN INTO A CHAOTIC DISASTER

30 сентября, 2020

(CNN)President Donald Trump turned his first debate with Democratic rival Joe Biden into a chaotic disaster.

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Incidents

POLICE DETAINED 38 DRUNK DRIVERS LAST WEEKEND

19 октября, 2020

Last weekend, 38 motorists were detained by the Moldovan traffic police for drunken driving, of whom 3 men refused to be examined with a breathalyzer.

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​UKRAINIAN BORDER GUARDS DETECTED ANOTHER ALCOHOL PIPELINE FROM TRANSNISTRIA

16 октября, 2020

On the eve, Ukrainian border guards found a polyethylene pipe 32 mm in diameter on the bank of the Cuciurgan Reservoir in the Odessa region, which stretched along the reeds across the border to the Transnistrian coast.

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TIRASPOL PENSIONER COMMITS SUICIDE WITH HIS GRENADE

01 октября, 2020

On Tuesday morning, a residential community in Tiraspol heard a terrible explosion sound. As the police established later on, a 69-year-old local resident, who lived alone in his private house, decided to end his life by blasting a grenade.

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THREE PEOPLE, INCLUDING BABY, DIE IN ACCIDENT IN RISCANI RAION

01 октября, 2020

Three people lost their lives in a road accident which took place in the vicinity to the village of Corlateni, the Riscani Raion, on Monday night. The victims include - two drivers and a two-month-old baby.

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1 MILLION WORTH OF CONTRABAND DETAINED AT ENTRY TO CHISINAU

01 октября, 2020

Prosecutors and customs officers detained contraband worth 1 million lei at the entry to Chisinau. Those were consumer goods purchased by four citizens of Moldova in the Odessa markets and imported through Transnistria.

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