Archive for October 12th, 2012

October 12, 2012, by Alex Bivol

Two days after Bulgaria’s Cabinet announced the plans to introduce a 10 per cent tax on all income from deposit interest starting January 1 2013, the country’s ruling party GERB […]

Bulgarian Parliament passes amendments to Investment Promotion Act

October 12, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament passed at first reading on October 12 a bill of amendments to the Investment Promotion Act, meant to introduce new incentives ...

Bulgarians can join in congratulating themselves on Nobel Peace Prize award to EU, Foreign Minister Mladenov says

October 12, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The awarding of the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union is acknowledgment for all of us that we can overcome our differences and live togethe ...

Approval ratings of Borissov and Cabinet slip but GERB still has largest share of votes – poll

October 12, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has an approval rating only just above his disapproval rating, remains substantially more popular than his Cab ...

  • European Union wins Nobel Peace Prize
    October 12, 2012, by VOANews

    The European Union has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo announced the winner of the prestigious prize during a ceremony Friday The committee […]

  • Tales of two elections: Lithuania and Montenegro
    October 12, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Election results in the two European countries that vote in parliamentary elections on October 14 2012 are likely to be quite different, with the government in Lithuania set for defeat […]

  • Without US funds, UNESCO struggling to stay afloat
    October 12, 2012, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Washington’s suspension of dues to UNESCO after Palestine became a formal member last year has left the U.N. agency grappling with a funding crisis, and the United States risks losing […]