Archive for November 28th, 2012

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November 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s amended Investment Promotion Act, passed by Parliament at the second reading on November 28, has sparked controversy related to incentives given to the film industry. The bill, in the […]

Archaeology: 40 silver Roman coins from 3rd century found at Odeon site in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

November 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Archaeologists working at the Odeon site in Bulgaria’s second city of Plovdiv have found 40 silver coins said to date from the third century CE when ...

German Christmas markets in Sofia and Plovdiv

November 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia and Plovdiv will both have German-style Christmas Markets in 2012. In Sofia, the German embassy will hold a Christmas market on December 1 while ...

Plain packaging and its unintended consequences

November 28, 2012, by Petar Ganev, IME

Plain packaging means removing all distinctive elements (logo, colours, lettering) associated with a product and replacing them with a generic package ...

  • Bulgarian police arrest Sofia armoured cash van heist gang
    November 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s anti-organised crime police working together with other officers arrested a gang in Sofia that had carried out armed assaults on armoured cash vans, a November 28 2012 news conference […]

  • Spate of bomb hoax calls in Bulgaria continues
    November 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The series of fake bomb warning phone calls in Bulgaria continued on November 28 2012 with a hoax call that led to the evacuation of a disco in the city […]

  • Deal on stricter EU rules for sovereign debt ratings
    November 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Credit rating agencies will have to obey additional rules on sovereign debt ratings, including three set dates a year for issuing them, under a deal agreed by the European Parliament, […]