Archive for March, 2013

  • Global credit card fraud network bust, with arrests in Romania
    March 29, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Forty-four members of a global credit card fraud network have been arrested in a joint operation co-ordinated by the Romanian Cybercrime Unit in Romania, in close co-operation with Europol’s European […]

  • Global economy improving but Europe lags behind, OECD says
    March 29, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Global economic activity is picking up, but the continuing crisis in the euro area is delaying a meaningful recovery, the OECD said in its latest Interim Economic Assessment, released on […]

  • Film review: Spring Breakers
    March 29, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    If blond teenage girls watched more James Bond movies, they’d be able to better spot a bad guy. One giveaway, which the girls in Spring Breakers discounted, proving an unfortunate […]

  • Film review: The Host
    March 29, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    The Host bills itself as a science-fiction film for those who don’t like science fiction. Given its pedigree as a product of writer Stephenie Meyer, perhaps the film can be […]

  • Bulgarian regulator cuts gas, heating prices
    March 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (SEWRC) approved on March 28 lower prices for natural gas and central heating, which will go into force on April 1. Gas prices […]

  • Cyprus crisis burns Russian investors
    March 28, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    For years, construction companies in Cyprus lured Russians to invest in the Mediterranean island. Over the last decade, 40,000 Russians moved to Cyprus. They now make up five per cent […]