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White Fetească, also known as Leanka, Poama Fetei, Păsărească Albă, or Mädchentraube, is widespread in all regions of the Republic of Moldova except for the northern part. The majority of these hectares, over 200, are located in the Hânceşti district. According to viticulture experts, this variety is cultivated in most regions of Romania, the Republic […] The post The Prolific White Fetească Grape: Dominating Moldova’s Vineyards with 750 Hectares appeared first on Moldova.
During her visit to Lisbon, the President of Moldova, Maia Sandu, engaged in a constructive dialogue with representatives of the Moldovan community in the Republic of Portugal. “We met businesspeople affected by corruption at home, as well as those eager to invest and support the development of our economy. We saw young people who have […] The post Maia Sandu Addresses Diaspora in Portugal: Advancing Justice Reform on the Road to EU Membership appeared first on Moldova.
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All lovers of good wine, traditional dishes, history, and tours are invited to Castel Mimi on Saturday, October 7th, to celebrate the National Wine Day, at one of the most beautiful wineries in the world. Just as wine is celebrated, throughout the event, local wines can be tasted, and grape juice will be served in […] The post Castel Mimi Presents: The Show Must Go On for Wine Day appeared first on Moldova.
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The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova is launching an information campaign with the slogan “Together We Develop Businesses for 105 Years.” The event will take place from October 3 to October 23 and will include international exhibitions, business forums, and an information campaign about the business environment in the country. […] The post Moldovan Chamber of Commerce Launches “Together We Develop Businesses for 105 Years” Campaign appeared first on Moldova.
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In the wake of discussions surrounding the withdrawal of U.S. aid from Ukraine, the potential devastating repercussions for several nations, particularly those on Putin’s radar, are not fully comprehended by some. For Moldova, a small Eastern European country, international support to its neighboring Ukraine is viewed as a guarantee of its own security. Currently, the […] The post Nicu Popescu, Interview with The Washington Post: Moldova’s Fate Hinges on U.S. Support for Ukraine appeared first on Moldova.
Economic agents from the Republic of Moldova are invited to participate in the China International Import Expo (CIIE), which will take place from November 5th to 10th, 2023, in Shanghai, China, as reported by TRIBUNA. During today’s press conference, Boris Foca, the President of the Moldova-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry, stated that the initiative […] The post Moldovan Business Delegation Heads to Shanghai for the China International Import Expo appeared first on Moldova.
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The President of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, is on a visit to the Portuguese Republic at the invitation of her counterpart, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, with whom she participated in an official ceremony and made joint press statements. The head of the state emphasized that there is a lot of potential for cooperation […] The post The President of Portugal Supports the European Dream of the Republic of Moldova, says Maia Sandu appeared first on Moldova.
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On Tuesday, October 3rd, the Constitutional Court (CCM) accepted the motion filed by Marina Tauber and her colleagues, Reghina Apostolova, Vadim Fotescu, Denis Ulanov, and Petru Jardan, members of the former unconstitutional Party ŞOR, declaring Article 16 of the Electoral Code unconstitutional. This means that they have the right to participate in elections, including the […] The post Constitutional Court Alows Former ŞOR Party Members to Run in Elections appeared first on Moldova.
Over one hundred thousand visitors are expected this year at National Wine Day, which will be celebrated on October 7-8. The current edition will take place under the theme “Our Wine Conquers the World.” The event will be held at the Great National Assembly Square and at wineries across the country. The 22nd edition of […] The post Anticipating Over 100,000 Visitors at the 22nd National Wine Day Celebration appeared first on Moldova.
The Venice Commission will pronounce on four legislative initiatives developed by the authorities of the Republic of Moldova. Thus, the Chairwoman of the Legal, Appointments, and Immunities Commission, Olesea Stamate, will participate in the 136th plenary session of the European Commission for Democracy through Law, which will take place from October 5 to 8 in […] The post Venice Commission to Review Moldova’s Legislative Initiatives Aimed at Combating Corruption appeared first on Moldova.
The East European Foundation, with the support of the European Union and Sweden, is offering 10 grants totaling 375,000 euros for the creation or development of 10 social enterprises in the territory of the Republic of Moldova, including in the Transnistrian region. The grant certificates were handed over today, June 13, 2023, during a public […] The post New Grants for Social Enterprise Development Supported by the European Union and Sweden appeared first on Moldova.
During her visit to Lisbon, President Maia Sandu had a constructive dialogue with representatives of the Moldovan community in the Portuguese Republic. “We met business people affected by corruption at home, but also those willing to invest and support the development of our economy. We saw young people who have been educated in Portugal and […] The post President Maia Sandu’s Constructive Dialogue with the Moldovan Community in Portugal appeared first on Moldova.
Moldova, on the right bank of the Dniester River, will no longer purchase gas from the Russian energy giant Gazprom, stated Victor Parlicov, the Moldovan Minister of Energy, on Monday, October 2nd. He was referring to the areas of the country controlled by the capital, Chisinau, and not the separatist region of Transnistria. His statements […] The post Moldova’s Minister of Energy Declares Independence from Russian Gas with Bold Energy Decision appeared first on Moldova.
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“Once granted the status of a candidate country for EU accession, the Republic of Moldova will undergo a complete transformation process. Former European Commissioner Leonard Orban made this statement for TVR Moldova. “We are talking about a complete transformation of the country. There are several absolutely essential areas where profound reform is needed, not only […] The post Former European Commissioner: EU Accession Means Profound Transformation of the Republic of Moldova appeared first on Moldova.
The President of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, had a meeting on Friday in Chișinău with Josep Borrell, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission. The dialogue focused on the Republic of Moldova’s accession process to the EU, the security situation […] The post President Maia Sandu and EU’s Josep Borrell Discuss Moldova’s EU Accession and Security Cooperation appeared first on Moldova.
30 September 2023
Fetească Neagră is one of the four native grape varieties used to produce wines with the same name – Fetească Neagră. Vineyards in the Republic of Moldova, covered with this grape variety, stretch over 388 hectares, mainly in the Gagauz Autonomous Territorial Unit. “It is a native variety, long cultivated on significant areas in the […] The post Fetească Neagră: Exploring its Fruit Bouquet and Ideal Meat Pairings appeared first on Moldova.
29 September 2023
Today, the Vice President of the Parliament, Mihail Popșoi, had a meeting with the Special Ambassador of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine responsible for the Transnistrian conflict resolution process, Paun Rohovei, and the Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Moldova, Marko Shevchenko. During the meeting, the officials discussed the security situation in […] The post Regional Security Discussed in Meeting Between Moldovan Parliament Vice President Popșoi and Ukrainian Diplomats appeared first on Moldova.
Business Review had the privilege of sitting down with Adrian Trofim, co-owner of Castel Mimi, to celebrate the remarkable 130th anniversary of this iconic Moldovan winery. Castel Mimi is not just a name; it’s synonymous with excellence in Moldovan wines and serves as a symbol of resilience, innovation, and international recognition. In this exclusive interview, […] The post Castel Mimi: 130 Years of Excellence, Resilience, and Innovation appeared first on Moldova.
EU has decided to eliminate roaming charges for the citizens of the Republic of Moldova starting from January 1, 2024. The Council of Justice and Home Affairs voted in favor of eliminating roaming fees for citizens of the Republic of Moldova, according to the meeting agenda, with the decision being made after the European Commission […] The post Republic of Moldova to Enjoy Roaming-Free Access to the EU Starting January 1, 2024 appeared first on Moldova.
The Republic of Moldova is a destination of opportunities for foreign investors, and the government continues to promote policies and reforms aimed at economic growth and support for businesses, including small and medium-sized enterprises. Prime Minister Dorin Recean spoke about the opportunities offered by our country to foreign investors at the opening of the Romanian-German […] The post PM Recean Highlights Investment Opportunities at Romanian-German Business Forum in Berlin appeared first on Moldova.
The President of the Parliament, Igor Grosu, delivered a speech at the European Conference of Presidents of Parliament from the member states of the Council of Europe about the impact of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine on our country. “Russia has used and, most likely, will continue to use Moldova as a testing ground for its […] The post President Grosu Addresses EP Presidents on Moldova’s Resilience Amid Russian Aggression appeared first on Moldova.
Starting from October 1st, the Republic of Moldova will daily import 2 million cubic meters of natural gas from Turkey, according to announcements made by the local media. This significant change in gas supply is the result of a contract signed by the local company “Petrol Taşıma AŞ’ (BOTAŞ),” as reported by Although additional […] The post Moldova Diversifies Gas Sources: Commences Gas Imports from Turkey on October 1st appeared first on Moldova.
The President of the Parliament, Igor Grosu, was decorated by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, with the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise. The announcement was made by the speaker on Facebook. “Honored to be decorated by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, with the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise. I received this […] The post Igor Grosu Receives Order of Prince Yaroslav from Zelensky, Affirms Moldova’s Support for Ukraine appeared first on Moldova.
28 September 2023
Today, the head of state greeted screenwriter, director, and producer Jonathan Nolan in Chișinău, who is in our country at the invitation of the Ministry of Culture. Discussions revolved around the development opportunities for the creative industries in the Republic of Moldova, methods of support and collaboration to encourage local production, as well as attracting […] The post Maia Sandu Hosts Acclaimed Hollywood Director Jonathan Nolan at the Presidency appeared first on Moldova.
The first action film produced by a team of professionals from our country, “The Power of Probability,” had a spectacular premiere! The production received rave reviews, and the audience showered the team with applause. Watch the coverage from the film premiere and discover behind-the-scenes details of the filming. FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT NEWS, FOLLOW US ON TWITTER! The post Behind the Scenes of ‘The Power of Probability’: From Premiere to Theaters appeared first on Moldova.
The former fugitive deputy, sanctioned for attempts to destabilize the Republic of Moldova, has taken legal action against the European Council (EU) in the hope of overturning the decision that imposed restrictions on him and to recover legal expenses. The case, registered on August 9, was published in the Official Journal of the EU on […] The post Legal Challenge: Vladimir Plahotniuc’s Lawsuit Against the European Council appeared first on Moldova.
China has become the third-largest trading partner of the Republic of Moldova, following Romania and Ukraine. This statement was made by the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of Moldova, Yan Wenbin, in an exclusive interview with the State Informational Agency MOLDPRES. According to the official, trade between […] The post China Becomes Moldova’s Third-Largest Trading Partner, Ambassador Wenbin claims appeared first on Moldova.
The Minister of Justice, Veronica Mihailov-Moraru, is on a two-day working visit to Brussels, where she has scheduled several meetings and discussions with officials from European institutions. The purpose of this visit is to provide information about the level of progress in the justice reform and the measures related to the justice sector in light […] The post Minister of Justice Mihailov-Moraru’s Brussels Visit: Discussions on Moldova’s Justice Reform and EU Cooperation appeared first on Moldova.
The “Shepherd Company” team proudly represented the Republic of Moldova at the third edition of the International Television Festival and Forum “Heart of Europe,” held from September 25 to 28, 2023, in Warsaw. This initiative by Polish Television gathered public broadcasters from Central and Eastern Europe, providing a broad platform for presenting recent TV productions […] The post Shepherd Company Impresses at the International Television Festival and Forum ‘Heart of Europe’ appeared first on Moldova.
Ion Druță, a celebrated figure in the world of literature, bid farewell to this world at the age of 95. The announcement of his passing was made by the Crtier Publishing House, which confirmed that the esteemed writer had departed this morning at 10 o’clock in Moscow. Born on September 3, 1928, in the village […] The post Ion Druță: Remembering the Moldovan Literary Legend appeared first on Moldova.
The President of the European Parliament hopes that the EU will decide to open accession negotiations with Moldova and Ukraine. Metsola asserts that otherwise, the EU would disappoint “millions of people who consider Europe to be their home,”. The President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, hopes that the EU will open accession negotiations with […] The post EU Parliament President Calls for Accession Talks with Moldova and Ukraine, Hoping to Fulfill European Dreams appeared first on Moldova.
27 September 2023
“The phenomenon of abductions continues on the left bank of the Dniester,” and high school students under the age of 18 are being enrolled against their will. This was stated by the lawyer of the Promo-LEX Association, Pavel Cazacu, as reported by Ș “These attempts at recruitment or forced enrollment in the Transnistrian army are […] The post Alarming Cases of Forced Minor Recruitment on the Left Bank of the Dniester appeared first on Moldova.
The President of the Parliament, Igor Grosu, will participate in the European Conference of Parliament Presidents from member states of the Council of Europe. The meeting will take place from September 28th to 29th in Dublin. “The European summit will bring together parliament presidents from 46 member countries of the Council of Europe, representatives of […] The post Moldovan Parliament Speaker Igor Grosu Heads to Ireland for European Parliament Presidents Conference appeared first on Moldova.
Moldova has tourism potential, but it is underutilized. According to statistical data, only 22% of the available accommodation space in the country is utilized. Moldova can distinguish itself by offering services in medical, educational, and wine tourism, while also having large areas of unique reserves, officials and experts in the field emphasized at the Tourism […] The post Tourism Industry Symposium Brings Experts from Nine Countries to Chișinău appeared first on Moldova.
The Promo-LEX Association announces that hate speech is prohibited and penalized in the general local elections on November 5, 2023. According to a press release, “In 2022, the Contravention Code was amended, and currently, the use of hate speech and/or incitement to discrimination by electoral competitors, including through campaign materials, is prohibited and penalized. The […] The post Historic First: Hate Speech Prohibited and Penalized in the November 5th Elections! appeared first on Moldova.
Since 2019, the Republic of Moldova has advanced by 4 points in global tourism development ratings. Andrei Chistol, the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Culture, described this growth as modest because our country lacks large corporations that would attract a significant number of tourists. However, according to the official, domestic tourism operators currently […] The post Cultural Tourism: The Driving Force Behind Moldova’s Tourism Potential appeared first on Moldova.
The Ministry of Justice organized a new meeting of the Anti-Corruption Working Group within the Support Platform for Moldova. Representatives from legal institutions, the diplomatic corps, and development partners participated in the event. In her speech, the Minister of Justice expressed gratitude to development partners for their consistent support to our country in the process […] The post Moldovan Ministry of Justice Hosts Anti-Corruption Meeting with Development Partners appeared first on Moldova.
The President of the Parliament, Igor Grosu, had a meeting with the Commissioner for Human Rights of Azerbaijan (Ombudsman), Sabina Aliyeva. The officials discussed challenges related to the promotion and protection of human rights both in the Republic of Moldova and regionally, in the context of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. The Commissioner for Human Rights […] The post Igor Grosu Meets Azerbaijani Human Rights Commissioner Sabina Aliyeva appeared first on Moldova.
The European Union, in collaboration with Junior Achievement and other stakeholders, presents the project “Better Development Through Social Entrepreneurship,” an ambitious initiative aimed at young people in Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. Empowering young people, especially in terms of employment opportunities and skill development, has been crucial for the EU’s cooperation with its […] The post Empowering Youth for Better Development Through Social Entrepreneurship: EU4Youth Project Launch appeared first on Moldova.
26 September 2023
President Maia Sandu welcomed the Minister of Defense of France, Sébastien Lecornu, to Chisinau, with whom she discussed the excellent dynamics of bilateral friendship relations and the strengthening of our country’s defense capabilities, the press service of the Presidency announced to MOLDPRES. The head of state noted that this is the first visit by a […] The post President Maia Sandu Holds Historic Meeting with French Minister of Defense appeared first on Moldova.
Company Paynet, with 15 years of experience in the payment market in the Republic of Moldova, the first fintech to successfully launch the Paynet Mastercard physical and virtual debit card in record time, is thrilled to announce the launch of the “Transfer Revolution” campaign. This innovative initiative aims to revolutionize the way Moldovans send and […] The post Paynet Unleashes ‘Transfer Revolution’ in Moldova: Innovations Redefining the Market appeared first on Moldova.
Moldova could join the European Union even without the Transnistria region. Thus, if the Transnistrian dispute remains unresolved, it does not represent an obstacle in the accession process, stated President Maia Sandu on a TV8 program. The head of state emphasized that the Transnistrian region could later integrate into the European Union. “The Republic of […] The post Moldova’s Possible EU Accession Without Transnistria? appeared first on Moldova.
A grant of $13.4 million will be additionally provided by the USA for the economic growth of the Republic of Moldova. The non-repayable financial assistance granted by the Government of the United States of America to the Government of the Republic of Moldova for sustainable economic growth anchored in European integration will be increased by […] The post U.S. Grants Additional $13.4 Million to Boost Economic Growth in Moldova appeared first on Moldova.
Over a thousand students from the “Mihai Eminescu” Theoretical High School in the city of Căușeni have access to a modern learning space for developing digital skills. Within the educational institution, a Digital Laboratory has been inaugurated, equipped with 20 state-of-the-art computers, internet connectivity, and friendly spaces for IT courses, necessary for future professions. The […] The post The Inauguration of the Digital Laboratory at “Mihai Eminescu” Theoretical High School in Căușeni appeared first on Moldova.
The European Commission will launch a new call for proposals today within the European Interconnection Mechanism. For the first time, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova will be able to request funding for infrastructure projects along the corridors of solidarity while adhering to the same principles as any other EU member state, without needing partners […] The post EC Opens Funding Opportunities for Ukraine and Moldova Infrastructure Projects appeared first on Moldova.
Prime Minister Dorin Recean unveiled the “Spor pentru Moldova” Program today, worth 1.3 billion lei (65 million euros), set to directly impact 170,000 individuals. The program involves budget adjustments to increase salaries for specific employee categories, grant salary bonuses, and boost resources for agriculture, road repairs, and regional development. Recean emphasized the government’s commitment to […] The post Prime Minister Unveils ‘Spor pentru Moldova’ Program: 1.3 Billion Lei to Boost Economy and Welfare appeared first on Moldova.
The Moldovan authorities cannot verify the situation on the ground with the rocket that fell in the Transnistrian region. The statement was made by the head of state during a TV8 interview. “We cannot verify on the spot what happened because it occurred on the territory of the Transnistrian region, where our authorities cannot investigate […] The post Maia Sandu’s Statement on Unverifiable Rocket Incident near Dniester River appeared first on Moldova.
25 September 2023
The strengthening of Moldo-French dialogue in the field of defense and regional security was discussed today during the meeting between Prime Minister Dorin Recean and the Minister of the Armed Forces of the French Republic, Sébastien Lecornu. Officials discussed the multiplication of interoperability projects between our countries, aimed at accelerating the transformation of the National […] The post Moldova and France Discuss Strengthening Defense and Security Cooperation appeared first on Moldova.
According to reports from the Transnistrian region, Russia has once again violated the airspace of the Republic of Moldova. Authorities in the separatist region state that the incident involved fragments of a missile identified as an S-300, manufactured in the year 1968. Preliminary information indicates that there were no casualties or damage. The missile landed […] The post Russia Violates Moldova’s Airspace Again: Rocket Fragments Reported in Transnistria Region appeared first on Moldova.
The pen used by the President of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, to sign the official request for the country’s accession to the European Union, was sold at a charity auction for an amount of 6,000 euros. This happened during an event hosted by the non-governmental organization “Copil, Comunitate, Familie” (Child, Community, Family). The […] The post Historic Pen Used by Moldovan President Sandu to Sign EU Membership Request Sold for €6,000 at Charity Auction appeared first on Moldova.
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