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    Up to par: The success of Czech golf courses
    July 4, 2012, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

    Mark Twain once said, “Golf is a good walk spoiled.” But, for local businessmen, golf can be a long-term investment returned, and despite the global recession, private equity groups in […]

  • MEPs urged not to vote down ACTA
    July 4, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    European trade commissioner Karel de Gucht delivered an impassioned plea to the European Parliament on July 3, asking MEPs not to vote down the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). Speaking a […]

  • Amid crisis, Poland bucks the trend: FT
    July 4, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Poland is solidifying its position as the European Union’s fastest growing economy and is the most resilient of the ex-communist states that joined the bloc between 2004 and 2007, Britain’s […]

  • IMF: Europe’s problems slow US economic recovery
    July 4, 2012, by VOANews

    The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said the “tepid” U.S. economic recovery could be hurt by two problems: Europe’s economic troubles and U.S. political gridlock. Lagarde said […]

  • Bulgaria sells 950 million euro bond issue
    July 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria has successfully sold five-year bonds worth 950 million euro on July 2, at an interest rate of below five per cent, as targeted by the Finance Ministry, media reports […]

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    New EU caps on data roaming go into effect
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Union’s first step towards drastically reduced data roaming charges went into effect on July 1, making it cheaper to use mobile internet in the 27 member states of the […]

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    EU unemployment hits new record high of 10.3%
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unemployment in the European Union was 10.3 per cent in May 2012, the highest since EU statistics office Eurostat started keeping records in 1995. In the same month, unemployment in […]