Archive for June 4th, 2012

  • Casting caution to the wind: The case for optimism
    June 4, 2012, by Bill Drysdale

    It is a great pleasure to be invited to contribute a column for the opening edition of The Sofia Globe. I have worked mainly in Bulgaria, but sporadically also in […]

  • Bulgarian Parliament passes public-private partnership law
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian MPs passed at second reading on June 1 the much-awaited Public-Private Partnership Act, which will allow the state and municipalities to offer services through joint ventures with private businesses. […]

  • Kozloduy fund projects worth 120 million leva approved
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Projects worth more than 120 million leva, submitted to the Kozloduy international fund, will be financed using EU funds, Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry said in a statement. The fund was set […]

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    Indicators never lie!
    June 4, 2012, by Mark Thomas

    It is said that two of the key leading or early indicators of economic activity are the construction and travel industries. It is difficult to make any profound comment about […]

  • Sarmi rice and stuff wrapped in vine leaves
    The cuisine column: Sarmi
    June 4, 2012, by Joana Levieva-Sawyer

    It is very appropriate that the recipe for sarmi or dolmades should be the first to appear on this website. It is the ultimate Balkan recipe; all countries in the […]

  • Intriguing new archaeological finds in Bulgaria
    June 4, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    With the improving weather, the archaeological season inBulgariais in full swing and several new finds already have been reported, the most intriguing one being made this past weekend. In the […]

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    Bulgaria to further cut mobile termination rates
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Communications Regulation Commission (CRC) has received European Commission approval to further cut the ceiling on mobile termination rates, the fees that carriers charge each other for calls between networks, […]

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    Golf and the economy
    June 4, 2012, by Alan Rogut

    Experts are predicting that the economic crisis is far from over and it appears that the UK is heading for a second recession. This is bad news for golf courses […]

  • All for one: The Valya Krushkina campaign
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The campaign to raise funds to pay for the treatment of Bulgarian National Television (BNT) journalist Valya Krushkina’s malignant cancer has become in itself a media phenomenon. It was her […]