Archive for September 18th, 2012

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September 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The fifth annual edition of the international dance festival Sofia Dance Week will be held in Sofia between September 29 and October 6. Each year it includes a minimum of […]

Bulgarian court hears lawsuit against alleged radical Islam group

September 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Bulgarian court in the town of Pazardjik, in southern Bulgaria, held on September 18 the first hearing in a lawsuit against 13 defendants charged wi ...

Romanian ‘super-laser’ given EU funding

September 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on September 18 that it has approved 180 million euro in funding for a cutting-edge research facility in Romania, dubbed ...

Planned move of Bulgarian Customs Agency HQ to Rousse put on hold – for some years

September 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Less than a day after Finance Minister Simeon Dyankov vowed that the controversial plan to move the headquarters of Bulgaria’s Customs Agency to ...

  • M&A corner: Does your business need a valuation?
    September 18, 2012, by Les Nemethy

    Business owners often ask themselves whether they need a business valuation, and, if so, what kind of valuation is required. This column deals with the first question. My subsequent article, […]

  • New car sales in Bulgaria slightly up, bucking EU trend
    September 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sales of new cars in Bulgaria from January to August 2012 were 2.1 per cent higher than in the first eight months of 2011, a slight increase outperforming the overall […]

  • Bulgaria’s smoking schizophrenia
    September 18, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Bulgaria, which a few months ago enacted tough new laws against smoking in public places, has vowed to defend its Oriental tobacco production industry, fearing job losses; and the same […]

  • Bulgaria reiterates reluctance to join EU banking union
    September 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria supports the idea of a European Union banking union but it would not be the interest of the country or other non-euro currency states to join the union, Bulgarian […]