All posts tagged Plovdiv

February 15, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Officials in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv have begun checking the safety of the road tunnel that runs underneath the landmark Ancient Theatre. The tunnel was dug in the 1950s and […]

Shocking? Bulgaria’s bitter winter weather causes high electricity bills

February 8, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

In what is hardly a surprise development, the prolonged sub-zero winter weather in Bulgaria in January has resulted in high electricity bills for hous ...

Plovdiv appeal court overturns suspension of mayor Ivan Totev

January 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Court of Appeal in Bulgaria’s second-largest city Plovdiv ruled on January 24 to overturn the suspension from office of mayor Ivan Totev, or ...

Chief Architect of Plovdiv, charged in ‘Tobacco Town’ demolition case, dies of cancer

January 20, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plovdiv former Chief Architect Roumen Roussev, who faced criminal charges in connection with the March 2016 illegal attempt to demolish a former wareh ...

  • Bulgarian prosecutors indict mayor of Plovdiv over zoo project
    January 10, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on January 10 that it has charged Ivan Totev, mayor of Bulgaria’s second largest city of Plovdiv, with mismanagement in connection to an investigation into the […]

  • Industry Watch: Plovdiv becoming industrial capital of Bulgaria
    January 3, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Plovdiv is increasingly establishing itself as the industrial capital of Bulgaria, according to economists and analysts from the Industry Watch think-tank. In the Trakiya Economic Zone alone, between 70 million […]