Archive for June 9th, 2016

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June 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The investigation against former Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB) majority shareholder Tsvetan Vassilev found evidence of an organised crime group operating to defraud the lender, enough to press charges against the […]

Hyatt Regency hotel to open in Sofia in 2018

June 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The first Hyatt-branded hotel in Bulgaria will open in the country’s capital city of Sofia in 2018, following an agreement reached by a Hyatt af ...

Bulgarian MPs approve 600M euro government guarantees for EBRD, World Bank loans

June 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Parliament ratified on June 9 two separate bills to extend government guarantees on loan agreements signed by the state deposit guarantee fu ...

Bulgarian PM slams cops over Sunny Beach gangster shooting

June 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has sharply criticised police over their handling of the aftermath of a fatal shoot-out involving a convicted ...

  • Serbian court rules to extradite Bulgarian ex-banker – report
    June 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A court in Serbian capital Belgrade has ruled to extradite Tsvetan Vassilev, former majority shareholder in insolvent Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB), the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) reported on June 9, […]

  • MP quits Bulgaria’s nationalist Patriotic Front group
    June 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian MP Polina Karastoyanova has resigned from the nationalist Patriotic Front parliamentary group after being ousted by the group from committee posts. Karastoyanova’s application to leave the Patriotic Front group […]