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Moldova Minister Admits ‘Golden’ Visa Scheme Brings Security Concerns

A government minister in Moldova has admitted security concerns about the country's currently frozen "golden visa" programme, but added that the bonuses need to be taken into account.

Economy Minister Anatol Usatii told a political TV show called 'Black Box' on Thursday that most of the 30 applications had come from Syria, Pakistan and India.

Rothschild Company Abandons Bid to Run Moldova Airport

NR Investments Ltd, a company owned by British billionaire Nat Rothschild, on Sunday said that it was pulling out of its troubled investment in the main airport in Moldova following months of disputes.

The company said it was giving up 95.95 per cent of Avia Invest, the company that run Chisinau International Airport.

Moldovan Socialists Topple Govt in No-Confidence Vote

Prime Minister Maia Sandu's cabinet was ousted on Tuesday when it lost a no-confidence motion by 101 to 63 votes, only five months after it came to office.

It was defeated by the combined votes of the pro-Russian Socialist Party, PSRM, and the Democratic Party which was led until recently by the oligarch Vlad Plahotniuc.

Iohannis: In current context of Rep. of Moldova, Romania's support, including financial, strictly conditioned by reform continuation

President Klaus Iohannis stated, on Tuesday, that the demarche initiated by the Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova (PSRM) to remove the Maia Sandu Government, in an "essential" moment for Justice reform, goes against the medium and long-term interests of the neighboring country and its citizens.

PM of Republic of Moldova attends opening of university year in Timisoara: Big challenge - the young to return home

Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova Maia Sandu, who is currently paying a visit to Timisoara, where she participated as a guest of honour in the opening of the new university year at West University of Timisoara (UVT), on Saturday told AGERPRES that the young people who graduate in Romania do not usually return home and this is a big challenge for the authorities in Chisinau.

Dodon Ally Becomes Moldova’s New Anti-Graft Chief

Moldova on Monday selected the Secretary-General of the Presidency, Ruslan Flocea, as the new head of the National Anti-corruption Centre, CNA.

The Commission for the Judiciary, Appointments and Immunities of the Moldovan Parliament held a contest for the post of CNA head after having extended the deadline for the submission of files on candidates by one week.