All posts tagged Plovdiv

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February 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plovdiv mayor Ivan Totev has announced that schools in Bulgaria’s second-largest city will be closed from February 9 2016 until the end of the week to counter the spread of […]


Car of Plovdiv mayor’s wife burnt in early-morning arson attack

January 27, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A car leased and used by Denitsa Toteva, spouse of Plovdiv mayor Ivan Totev, was burnt out outside the family home in Bulgaria’s second city in ...

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Turkey cuts short term of consul-general in Plovdiv – reports

January 22, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The term of office of the Turkish consul-general in Plovdiv, Alper Aktaş, is being brought to an end about six months ahead of term, Bulgarian media ...

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Heavy snow, rain leave more than 450 000 in Bulgaria without electricity, cause road closures

January 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Snowfall measuring up to a reported 40cm in northern Bulgaria and heavy rainfall cut off electricity to more than 450 000 customers in Bulgaria on Jan ...

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    Ice-skating rinks to open in Sofia and Plovdiv
    December 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    As has become traditional in recent years, Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia will again offer ice-skaters the chance to take a whirl on what is boasted to be the largest ice-skating […]

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    Two Plovdiv taxi company bosses arrested over tax evasion
    November 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Two managers of taxi companies in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv were taken into 72-hour custody after an investigation by the Regional Prosecutor’s Office found tax evasion of more than 1.5 […]

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    Plovdiv mayor: Consensus on awarding concession for airport
    November 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    There is consensus among Plovdiv municipality, the regional administration and the Ministry of Transport that Plovdiv Airport needs a serious concession-holder with a plan to develop the airport and its […]