Archive for December, 2012

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December 31, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Close to 50 000 new companies, most of them SMEs, were registered in Bulgaria in 2012, nearly 5000 more than in 2011, according to Registry Agency figures. However, more than […]

snow winter countryside photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Temperatures just below zero to usher in Bulgaria’s New Year, weather forecasters say

December 31, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Temperatures in the range of minus five to zero degrees Celsius will prevail at midnight as Bulgaria meets the New Year, according to weather forecast ...

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Bulgarian PM orders suspension of residential construction project at seaside near Nessebur

December 31, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov instructed the country’s construction control directorate on December 31 2012 to issue an order suspending c ...

Bansko photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

‘Warm weather’ spell could hit Bulgaria’s winter tourism season

December 31, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The current unseasonably relatively warm weather in Bulgaria could have a negative impact on the winter snow and ski tourism season, according to Bulg ...


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    New Year’s Eve concerts in Sofia and around Bulgaria
    December 31, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Several Bulgarian singing stars will perform at an open-air concert on New Year’s Eve on Sofia’s Alexander Battenberg Square. The concert starts at 10pm with a scheduled ending time of […]

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    Euro zone: Economic prospects for 2013 look bleak across the Continent
    December 30, 2012, by Andrew Greene of The Prague Post

    Street riots, political instability, financial bailouts and harsh austerity measures: The financially crippled eurozone endured another turbulent year in 2012 as European leaders were once again tested over their handling […]

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    Residents of Bulgaria’s Bansko demand ski area expansion
    December 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Residents of Bulgaria’s Bansko mountain resort plan protest rallies in the coming days, blocking the road into the town and demanding a meeting with Cabinet representatives on the expansion of […]

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    Russia acquits prison official in Magnitsky death
    December 28, 2012, by VOANews

    A Russian court has acquitted a top prison official charged in the death of whistleblowing lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in 2009. The Tverskoy court Friday found Dmitry Kratov not guilty of […]