Archive for July 4th, 2012

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July 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The fight against the forest fire on Vitosha mountain near Bulgarian capital Sofia continued for a fourth day on July as eyewitness reports from volunteers increasingly painted a picture of […]

European Commission proposes financial consumer protection package

July 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission has proposed a package of legislative measures that aims to increase consumer protection in the financial services sector, say ...

Bulgaria’s Dossier Commission unmasks former communist spies among trade union confederation

July 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Eight people who had occupied leadership positions in the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria (CITUB) had worked for the country’s ...

Romanian parliament moves to impeach president

July 4, 2012, by Alex Bivol

Romania’s ruling coalition tabled on July 4 a motion to suspend president Traian Basescu and was expected to hold a vote by the end of the week. If ...

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    Spanish bank fraud investigation targets ex-IMF chief Rato
    July 4, 2012, by VOANews

    A Spanish court has launched a fraud investigation against former executives of key lender Bankia, including the one-time chief of the International Monetary Fund. Spain’s top National Court said Wednesday […]

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    Up to par: The success of Czech golf courses
    July 4, 2012, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

    Mark Twain once said, “Golf is a good walk spoiled.” But, for local businessmen, golf can be a long-term investment returned, and despite the global recession, private equity groups in […]