Archive for November 19th, 2014

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November 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) said on November 19 that it authorised the administrators of Victoria Bank, a subsidiary of the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB), to begin the sale of the […]

Bulgarian Parliament rejects bills proposing abolition of flat tax rate

November 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian MPs rejected at first reading on November 19 two separate bills proposing to scrap the flat tax rate and the re-introduced progressive taxat ...

Bulgaria’s Borissov demands steps to stop racketeering by traffic police

November 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has told a cabinet meeting he wants urgent reforms to stop traffic police racketeering motorists for bribes, a ...

Open-air exhibition of photos of Sofia street dogs and cats by Dutch expatriate

November 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Animal protection organisation Four Paws has opened an exhibition of photos of Sofia’s stray dogs and cats by Dutch photographer Marcel Fens. T ...

  • Bulgarian Cabinet appoints new deposits guarantee fund chief
    November 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Government approved the appointment of Radoslav Milenkov as chairperson of the managing board of the state bank deposit guarantee fund, the Cabinet’s media service said on November 19. Milenkov […]

  • Turkey sees surge in xenophobia
    November 19, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey, a NATO member and European Union applicant, is witnessing a surge in xenophobia, according to new research by Washington-based Pew Research Center. Findings of the new survey coincide with […]

  • Ukraine readies for possible Russian-backed attack
    November 19, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukraine’s military is preparing to repel a possible assault by Russian-backed rebels in the east following reports of Russian military reinforcements crossing the border. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said Monday [&hellip ...