Archive for January 9th, 2013

January 9, 2013, by VOANews

There are at least 17 billion Earth-sized worlds in our Milky Way galaxy, according to two new studies. Both groups of scientists used data from NASA’sKepler mission to reach their conclusions, which were […]

Belene dominates live TV debate ahead of Bulgaria’s nuclear referendum that ‘isn’t’ about Belene

January 9, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Belene, the nuclear power station that may not speak its name, was much mentioned in Bulgaria’s first live television debate in the campaign ahead o ...

Children of dune: Controversy continues about Bulgarian seaside development

January 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Fallout from the controversy about an attempt to develop a residential building complex by clearing a sand dune protected nature area near the Bulgari ...

Bulgarian Cabinet approves renewable energy plan, offshore drilling tender

January 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

In separate decisions on January 9, Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved a long-term renewable energy development plan, setting out targets for 2020 and a se ...

  • Taxi fare price war in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv
    January 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A taxi fare price war has broken out in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv, with almost all taxi companies having dramatically reduced tariffs at the beginning of 2013. The price reductions […]