Archive for December, 2015

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December 31, 2015, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Politically, the year 2015 was in the main a good one for Bulgarian Prime Minister and GERB party leader Boiko Borissov, as opinion polls showed that he alone among party […]

Bulgaria’s Overgas denies reports of Russian gas supplies cut-off

December 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s private gas provider Overgas said it has received no notification of a halt in gas supplies from Russia’s Gazprom Export, its d ...

Bulgaria Budget slips into 406.4M leva deficit in January-November 2015

December 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry said that the consolidated Budget deficit in the first 11 months of 2015 came in at 406.4 million leva, or 0.5 per cent ...

Brussels cancels New Year’s fete, cites terror threat; security tight in NYC

December 31, 2015, by VOANews

Brussels’ mayor has canceled the Belgian capital’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration because of a terror threat. “Unfortunatel ...

  • Film review: A Perfect Day
    December 31, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    The title may be ironic, but the atmosphere of A Perfect Day is laden with gloom and desperation, as it should be, because the film is set right at the end of […]

  • Bulgarian Cabinet approves plan to close Svilengrad customs office
    December 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Government approved on December 30 the re-organisation plan of the Customs Agency’s operations, which envisions closing down the customs office in Svilengrad, south-eastern Bulgaria, and the creation of a […]

  • Bulgaria utilities regulator cuts gas prices by 2.3%
    December 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s utilities regulator decided on December 30 to cut the gas prices by 2.3 per cent starting January 1, while forecasting that another drop of between six and eight per […]