Archive for November, 2012

  • German Christmas markets in Sofia and Plovdiv
    November 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia and Plovdiv will both have German-style Christmas Markets in 2012. In Sofia, the German embassy will hold a Christmas market on December 1 while the German and Austrian embassies […]

  • Plain packaging and its unintended consequences
    November 28, 2012, by Petar Ganev, IME

    Plain packaging means removing all distinctive elements (logo, colours, lettering) associated with a product and replacing them with a generic package usually including government mandated warnings (mostly related to health). […]

  • Bulgarian police arrest Sofia armoured cash van heist gang
    November 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s anti-organised crime police working together with other officers arrested a gang in Sofia that had carried out armed assaults on armoured cash vans, a November 28 2012 news conference […]

  • Spate of bomb hoax calls in Bulgaria continues
    November 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The series of fake bomb warning phone calls in Bulgaria continued on November 28 2012 with a hoax call that led to the evacuation of a disco in the city […]

  • Deal on stricter EU rules for sovereign debt ratings
    November 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Credit rating agencies will have to obey additional rules on sovereign debt ratings, including three set dates a year for issuing them, under a deal agreed by the European Parliament, […]