Archive for March 5th, 2013

March 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (SEWRC) said on March 5 that it approved the proposed electricity price cuts that will go into effect immediately, Bulgarian news agency BTA […]

Bulgarians slightly better than EU average in expectations for a healthy life

March 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarians, especially women, match or better the European Union average expectation for a healthy life, according to EU statistics released on March ...

Earliest date for caretaker government is March 13, Bulgarian President says

March 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The earliest date on which a caretaker government may be formed, Parliament prorogued and the outgoing cabinet dismissed is March 13 2013, Bulgarian P ...

Moldovan cabinet falls as ruling coalition succumbs to infighting

March 5, 2013, by Alex Bivol

The government of Moldovan prime minister Vlad Filat fell to a motion of no confidence in parliament on March 5, with one of the junior partners in th ...

  • Bulgaria’s protesters in profile
    March 5, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The “informal leaders” of Bulgaria’s nationwide protests are a motley lot with diverse backgrounds, including Russophiles, self-proclaimed consumer rights activists, anti-smoking ban campaigners and a LGBT rights advocate – and [&he ...

  • Bulgaria joins EU’s unified patent court agreement
    March 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria will become the 25th European Union member state to join the block’s unified patent court agreement, the Council of the EU said on March 5. “The formalities enabling Bulgaria […]

  • Latvia asks to join euro zone
    March 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Latvia has officially asked the European Commission and the European Central Bank (ECB) for an extraordinary convergence report “in order to assess the readiness of Latvia to the membership in […]