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​LAST WEEK BROUGHT NEW RECORDS OF CORONAVIRUS INCIDENCE AND DEATH RATE – MoH

​LAST WEEK BROUGHT NEW RECORDS OF CORONAVIRUS INCIDENCE AND DEATH RATE – MoH
28 september, 2020

The past week was remarkable for its new ‘anti-records’ in terms of coronavirus incidence and death rate figures, as per the data presented by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection at a news conference held on Monday.

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CEC TO OPEN 139 POLLING STATIONS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES…

CEC TO OPEN 139 POLLING STATIONS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES…
28 september, 2020

The Republic of Moldova’s Central Election Commission has decided to open in foreign countries 139 polling stations for the presidential election to be held on November 1.

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RENATO USATII SAYS HE WENT TO TURKEY TO FETCH PLAHOTNIUC

RENATO USATII SAYS HE WENT TO TURKEY TO FETCH PLAHOTNIUC
28 september, 2020

Renato Usatii, the Chairman of the Moldovan opposition Partidul Nostru [Our Party] and its presidential candidate, has left “in the direction of Turkey”, as he formulated obscurely in the Facebook, “where fugitive oligarch Vladimir Plahotniuc has been staying for more than 2 weeks by now, namely in Istanbul since September 10”.

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EX-VICE-PREMIER: GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO BE CAREFUL WITH ATTRACTING FOREIGN LABOR

EX-VICE-PREMIER: GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO BE CAREFUL WITH ATTRACTING FOREIGN LABOR
25 september, 2020

The government has to be careful with attracting foreign labor, - says former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Alexander Muravschii.

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​PRESIDENT DODON OPTIMISTIC ABOUT TRANSNISTRIAN CONFLICT SETTLEMENT

​PRESIDENT DODON OPTIMISTIC ABOUT TRANSNISTRIAN CONFLICT SETTLEMENT
25 september, 2020

Moldova President Igor Dodon has stated that there are good prerequisites for settling the Transnistrian conflict.

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EMERGENCY COMMISSION APPROVES MECHANISM FOR PANDEMIC CRISIS MANAGEMENT

EMERGENCY COMMISSION APPROVES MECHANISM FOR PANDEMIC CRISIS MANAGEMENT
25 september, 2020

The National Public Health Emergency Commission has established a mechanism for managing a pandemic crisis based on an assessment of the epidemiological situation. According to the commission's ruling adopted yesterday, "a new coronviral preparedness and response plan, based on WHO recommendations, risk assessment and risk management strategies to ensure the effectiveness and flexibility of public and social health measures, is being introduced."

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GOVERNMENT TO OPEN SPECIAL ACCOUNT TO COLLECT FUNDS FOR RESTORATION OF BURNT PHILHARMONIC BUILDING

GOVERNMENT TO OPEN SPECIAL ACCOUNT TO COLLECT FUNDS FOR RESTORATION OF BURNT PHILHARMONIC BUILDING
25 september, 2020

The Government of Moldova will open a special account to raise funds for the restoration of the burnt-out building of the National Philharmonic named by Serghei Lunchevici, - said the mayor of Chisinau Ion Ceban. He wrote on Facebook that he visited the Philharmonic with President Igor Dodon and Prime Minister Ion Chicu on Friday morning.

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IRI POLL: MAIA SANDU OUTSTRIPPING IGOR DODON BY VOTERS’ PREFERENCES RATING

IRI POLL: MAIA SANDU OUTSTRIPPING IGOR DODON BY VOTERS’ PREFERENCES RATING
25 september, 2020

If a presidential election were held in Moldova next Sunday, 20% voters would cast their ballots for Party of Action and Solidarity (PAS) Chairperson Maia Sandu, and 18% -- for incumbent President Igor Dodon, as per the findings of an opinion poll carried out by the International Republican Institute (IRI) last July 16 through August 23.

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REMITTANCES TO MOLDOVA INCREASE BY ALMOST 15%

REMITTANCES TO MOLDOVA INCREASE BY ALMOST 15%
25 september, 2020

The volume of remittances to Moldova through banks from abroad in favor of individuals amounted to US $ 921.53 million as of September 1, which is by US $ 118.78 or by 14.8% more than at the same period of 2019.

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OVER LAST 24 HOURS, 721 CASES OF COVID-19 ARE DETECTED IN MOLDOVA

OVER LAST 24 HOURS, 721 CASES OF COVID-19 ARE DETECTED IN MOLDOVA
25 september, 2020

In Moldova, 721 cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the last 24 hours. According to the data from the Ministry of Health, as of Thursday evening, 48,953 people have contracted the new virus since the beginning of the pandemic.

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CC EXPRESSES REGRET OVER CRITICISM FROM GOVERNMENT

CC EXPRESSES REGRET OVER CRITICISM FROM GOVERNMENT
25 september, 2020

The Constitutional Court (CC) expressed regret at the criticism of the government over the negative response of the Constitutional Court to the draft amendments to the Constitution for the judicial system. The press release of the Constitutional Court says that it is concerned that the criticism comes from the branch of government, which is obliged to be guided by the Constitution and the decisions of the Constitutional Court."

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COMPETITION COUNCIL FINES AVIA INVEST FOR 31.63 MILLION LEI FOR ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION

COMPETITION COUNCIL FINES AVIA INVEST FOR 31.63 MILLION LEI FOR ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION
25 september, 2020

The Competition Council has imposed 31.63 million lei on Avia Invest, the concessionaire of Chisinau Airport. The reason is "abuse of the dominant position in the market for providing access to infrastructure and facilities to ground services companies."

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AUDIT REVEALS 'POOR GOVERNANCE' AND 'GROSS BREACHES' WITHIN MINISTRIES

AUDIT REVEALS
24 september, 2020

Igor Munteanu, chairman of the parliamentary commission for the control of public finances and deputy of the Platform DA, expressed dissatisfaction with the results of the audit in the ministries. On Thursday, he presented the commission's report based on the results of the audit conducted by the Accounts Chamber in eight of the nine ministries - the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Economy.

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​MOLDOVA’S CEC AND VENICE COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVES DISCUSS AMENDMENTS TO ELECTION CODE

​MOLDOVA’S CEC AND VENICE COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVES DISCUSS AMENDMENTS TO ELECTION CODE
24 september, 2020

Amendments to the Election Code of the Republic of Moldova in the context of the Joint Conclusion made by the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), and the possibility of adopting the amendments before the Moldovan presidential campaign due to start on October 1 were discussed in Strasbourg on Wednesday between CEC Chairman Dorin Cimil, CEC Secretary Maxim Lebedinschi, Venice Commission Deputy Secretary Simona Granata-Menghini and Head of the Venice Commission Division of Elections and Political Parties Pierre Garrone.

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IGOR DODON SAYS THAT DRAFT AGREEMENT ON TRANSNISTRIAN CONFLICT SETTLEMENT WILL BE PRESENTED IN 1H2021

IGOR DODON SAYS THAT DRAFT AGREEMENT ON TRANSNISTRIAN CONFLICT SETTLEMENT WILL BE PRESENTED IN 1H2021
24 september, 2020

The draft of an agreement on Transnistrian conflict settlement will be presented in the first half of 2021, Moldova President Igor Dodon stated on Wednesday in the course of the online General Debate of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York.

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IGOR DODON STATES MOLDOVA’S COMMITMENT TO PRINCIPLE OF NEUTRALITY AND NON-ALIGNMENT TO SANCTIONS AGAINST PARTNER STATES

IGOR DODON STATES MOLDOVA’S COMMITMENT TO PRINCIPLE OF NEUTRALITY AND NON-ALIGNMENT TO SANCTIONS AGAINST PARTNER STATES
24 september, 2020

Addressing the online General Debate of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, President Igor Dodon stated that Moldova is committed to the principle of neutrality and non-alignment to sanctions against partner states.

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MOLDOVA TO RECEIVE 9 MILLION EUROS FROM EUROPEAN COMMISSION FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM

MOLDOVA TO RECEIVE 9 MILLION EUROS FROM EUROPEAN COMMISSION FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM
24 september, 2020

Moldova will receive 9 million euros of non-refundable aid from the European Commission (EC) under the “EU for Moldova program: to help the health system in the emergency situation of a pandemic and implement reforms in accordance with the Association Agreement.”

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ON WEDNESDAY, MOLDOVA REGISTERS NEW ANTI-RECORD FOR NUMBER OF CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS - 786 CASES

ON WEDNESDAY, MOLDOVA REGISTERS NEW ANTI-RECORD FOR NUMBER OF CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS - 786 CASES
24 september, 2020

A new anti-record for the number of COVID-19 infections was registered in Moldova on Wednesday. This is evidenced by the data presented on Tuesday evening by the press service of the Ministry of Health.

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PRIME MINISTER DEMANDS MORE PUBLICITY AND TRANSPARENCY WITH PRIVATIZATION PROCESS

PRIME MINISTER DEMANDS MORE PUBLICITY AND TRANSPARENCY WITH PRIVATIZATION PROCESS
24 september, 2020

Prime Minister Ion Chicu urged the leadership of the Public Property Agency (АРР) for more publicity and transparency with the privatization process at a government meeting on Wednesday.

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OSCE/ODIHR MISSION TO FOLLOW ALL STAGES OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN MOLDOVA

OSCE/ODIHR MISSION TO FOLLOW ALL STAGES OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN MOLDOVA
24 september, 2020

On Wednesday, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) formally opened its election observation mission (EOM) for the November 1 presidential election in Moldova.

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