Archive for December 3rd, 2014

December 3, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

On the eve of the first day that nine banks will begin payouts of claims on deposits in the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB), officials in Bulgaria said that preparations were […]

Bulgarian court approves request to suspend central bank deputy governor

December 3, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia City Court approved on December 3 the prosecutor’s office request to suspend Tsvetan Gounev, the deputy governor of the Bulgarian National ...

Bulgaria proposes law to bar sexual offenders against children from holding some public offices, jobs

December 3, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s cabinet has approved proposed changes to the Penal Code that will enable courts to bar those convicted of sexual violence against chi ...

Bulgarian Parliament fails to pass declaration on South Stream cancellation

December 3, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s lawmakers failed to adopt a declaration of support for the South Stream gas pipeline, with familiar dividing lines re-emerging during the ...

  • Bulgaria still lags behind EU average life expectancy
    December 3, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Life expectancy in Bulgaria at birth in 2012 was 74.4 years, below the European Union average, according to the Health at a Glance: Europe 2014 joint report by the European […]

  • Russia predicts 2015 recession
    December 3, 2014, by VOANews

    Russia is predicting it will slide into a recession next year. Moscow’s economic development ministry said Tuesday it is forecasting the Russian economy will contract eight-tenths of a percent in […]