Archive for June 13th, 2012

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June 13, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

Twelve people were arrested this evening for disobeying police orders during a flash mob protest against the amendments to the Forestry Act, passed at second reading in Parliament earlier today. […]

Bulgarian unemployment down to 11% in May

June 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Unemployment in Bulgaria was down 0.4 per cent month-on-month, falling to 11 per cent in May, data from the country’s Employment Agency showed. In M ...

Austria’s EVN surpasses one billion leva in investment

June 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Austrian electricity distribution firm EVN, which services southern and southeastern Bulgaria, has surpassed one billion leva in investment in the cou ...

Owners of Bulgarian media group indicted on charges of money laundering

June 13, 2012, by Alex Bivol

Lyubomir Pavlov and Ognyan Donev, the two Bulgarian businessmen that own the country’s two top circulation dailies, Trud and 24 Chassa, have been in ...

  • Joint tourism project underway in SEE
    June 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s government has approved the memorandum of understanding signed in February 2012 regarding the project Cultural and Tourist Route ‘On the Road of Roman Emperors’, informs the Focus news agency. […]

  • Romania threatens to make Hungarian House Speaker persona non grata
    June 13, 2012, by Benedicte Williams of The Budapest Times

    Parliament Speaker László Kövér left for Romania on Tuesday to campaign for an ethnic Hungarian party despite already soured relations with the Romanian government in recent weeks over the reburial […]

  • Heat wave weather warning for Bulgaria
    June 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A “code yellow” hazardous weather warning has been issued for 19 districts in southwestern, eastern and central Bulgaria, the meteorological institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences said on June […]

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    Bulgarian traffic police get more mobile cameras
    June 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    As the 2012 summer holiday season gets underway,Bulgaria’s traffic police are using 42 new mobile cameras to catch reckless motorists – and some of the cameras are mounted in unmarked […]

  • Bulgarian PM Boyko Borissov and SA ambassador Sheila Camerer at ALC plant official opening
    SA investment in Bulgaria: PM welcomes ‘real job creation’
    June 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria welcomes all foreign investors who invest in real production and create jobs, Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said at the official opening of a South African investment, the Automotive Leather […]