Archive for March, 2015

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March 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency (NRA) has impounded all the shares in telecom operator Vivacom in a filing recorded by the country’s Trade Register on March 31. The subject of the […]

13 Bulgarian customs officers arrested in smuggling ring bust

March 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Thirteen Bulgarian customs officials and three border police officers were arrested as part of an anti-smuggling operation, Bulgarian Interior Ministr ...

Bulgarian Cabinet mulls raising retirement age to 65

March 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet plans to raise the retirement age in the country to 65, according to a proposal presented by Deputy Prime Minister and Labour ...

Bulgaria to fight corruption with new state body – Deputy PM

March 31, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kouneva said that the Cabinet will set up a new body to fight corruption, as envisioned in the updated gove ...

  • Dimitrov makes another early exit in Miami
    March 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov lost in straight sets to big-serving American John Isner in the third round of the Miami Masters 6-7 (2-7), 2-6. Dimitrov started strongly and seemed to have […]

  • Bulgaria competition watchdog to probe proposed Vivacom deal
    March 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC) said on March 30 that it has asked several local companies, including telecom operator Vivacom, to provide information regarding the proposed ownership change. […]

  • Bulgaria objects to new Greek tax rules in letter to EU
    March 30, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov has objected to recent amendments to the Greek tax code in a letter to EU economic and financial affairs commissioner Pierre Moscovici, arguing that the […]