Archive for July 26th, 2012

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July 26, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Many a foreign tourist, especially at Bulgaria’s seaside resorts, has complained about being ripped off at currency exchange offices. To cut down on fraud, the Finance Ministry is drafting amended […]

Greek Olympian disqualified after racist tweet

July 26, 2012, by VOANews

A member of the Greek Olympic team has been expelled from the Olympic games for a posting a racist comment on Twitter. Triple jumper Paraskevi Papachr ...

Bulgaria, Switzerland to update double-taxation treaty

July 26, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on July 25 the draft of the updated treaty with Switzerland on avoiding double taxation of income and property, negotiat ...

Bulgarian MPs reject motion of no confidence

July 26, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Parliament voted down on July 25 a motion of no confidence in the Government of Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, with 136 MPs against and 72 i ...