Italy will grant the Republic of Moldova 10 million euros to compensate energy bills
The Italian government will contribute 10 million euros to compensate the energy expenses of the most vulnerable households in the current heating season and to support households and public institutions to become energy efficient, the Ministry of Energy announces. An agreement to this effect was signed today at the Government, by the Italian ambassador, Lorenzo Tomassoni, and the UNDP Resident Representative in the Republic of Moldova, Daniela Gasparikova.
Raids in Comrat and Taraclia districts in a case of illegal migration. Employees of the Ministry of the Interior are also targeted
This morning, the law enforcement officers raided the homes of several people, including MAI employees, in Comrat and Taraclia districts, informs the Internal Protection and Anti-corruption Service (SPIA) of the MAI. They are suspected of creating an organized criminal group specializing in the illegal migration of Ukrainian men from their country of origin to EU countries.
Five Indians were detained, after they tried to illegally cross the Moldovan-Romanian border
Five Indians aged between 19-35 were detained after they tried to illegally cross the Moldovan-Romanian border. The incident happened last night, November 17, around 22:45, in the direction of the "Ungheni - Ungheni-Prut" localities.
The Customs Service recommends transporters to avoid going to the customs posts located on the Moldovan-Romanian border
Due to the precipitation that fell on the territory of the country on Saturday, it is difficult to travel on some national routes. In this context, the Customs Service recommends transporters to properly equip their means of transport and avoid, as far as possible, traveling this night to the customs posts located on the Moldovan-Romanian border.
The weather is changing: a southern cyclone will bring precipitation to the entire territory of the Republic of Moldova
The weather changes radically in the Republic of Moldova. On Saturday day and Sunday night, the territory of the country will be crossed by a southern cyclone that will bring precipitation, the State Hydrometeorological Service (SHS) informs. There will be isolated heavy rain in the southern and central areas, while in the north the precipitation will turn to sleet.
Yellow code for heavy rain and wind: sleet is expected in the north
Meteorologists issued a yellow code of heavy rains and wind for the entire territory of the Republic of Moldova. The warning comes into effect on Friday, November 17 at 8:00 PM and is in effect until November 19 at 12:00 AM.
The winners of the Moldovan Union of Visual Artists Awards Gala were announced
An event with triple significance brought together numerous admirers of fine arts at "Constantin Brâncuși" Gallery. The first edition of the Moldovan Visual Artists Union Awards Gala was held alongside with the National Contemporary Art Salon inauguration. Both events are dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the Union of Visual Artists, the natural successor of the Bessarabian Fine Art Amateur Society.
Finland travel alert. MAEIE's recommendations for citizens
Finland temporarily closes some border crossings with the Russian Federation. The Finnish authorities have decided to temporarily suspend the activity of the Nuijamaa, Imatra and Niirala crossing points, on the border with the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Moldova announces. The measure will take effect from November 18 and will be in effect until February 18, 2024. For crossing the border between Finland and Russia, the Vartius and Salla border crossing points remain open.
Denmark will open an embassy in the Republic of Moldova
Denmark will open an embassy in the Republic of Moldova in 2024. The announcement was made during the discussions between the Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Nicu Popescu, with his Danish counterpart, Lars Løkke Rasmussen.
Public Broadcaster “Teleradio-Moldova” concluded an agreement with UEFA to broadcast the matches of the national football team and two European football championships in the next 5 years
The Public Broadcaster "Teleradio-Moldova" , the most important audiovisual institution in the Republic of Moldova, announces the signing of a new agreement with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) through which it becomes its official broadcaster in the Republic of Moldova for the matches of the national team until 2028 and the EURO 2024 and EURO 2028 championships.
Igor Grosu about the farmers' protest: They have the right to protest, but they must show understanding
Farmers have the right to protest, but they should show understanding and respect for the efforts of the authorities, who have allocated approximately 2 billion lei this year to subsidize farmers. The statement was made by the Parliament Speaker Igor Grosu on the Vocea Bessarabiei radio station. The official added that, if possible, the state will identify additional sources, but for now, farmers must make use of the money that is available.