Archive for December, 2013

  • The Sofia Globe during the Festive Season
    December 20, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Sofia Globe will continue to report the most important news from around Bulgaria, Europe and the rest of the world throughout this coming Festive Season, but our service will […]

  • Bulgarian Parliament passes bill on offshore firms
    December 20, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Parliament passed at second reading on December 20 a bill regulating the activity of offshore companies in the country, including restrictions from participating in key areas of Bulgaria’s economy, […]

  • AmCham Bulgaria donates 15 000 leva to two charity initiatives
    December 20, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Bulgaria donated 10 000 leva to the Bulgarian Christmas (Булгарска Коледа) charity initiative held under the patronage of President Rossen Plevneliev, AmCham said […]

  • Approval rating of police in Bulgaria plummets – poll
    December 20, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The public approval rating in Bulgaria of the police has fallen 13 per cent since summer 2013, opinion survey agency Exacta said on December 20. The pollsters said that police […]

  • Putin pardons jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky
    December 20, 2013, by VOANews

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to pardon jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who has been in detention for 10 years for tax evasion and embezzlement. Mr. Putin […]

  • EU loses AAA rating from S&P
    December 20, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Credit ratings agency Standard&Poor’s said on December 20 that it cut the European Union’s supranational rating from AAA to AA+ to reflect “the overall weaker creditworthiness of the EU’s 28 […]