Archive for September, 2016

September 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry said on September 30 that the consolidated Budget surplus for the eight months of 2016 was 3.32 billion leva, or 3.7 per cent of this year’s estimated gross […]

Bulgarian presidential election campaigns underway as GERB candidate awaited

September 30, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Never mind the official campaign period beginning on October 6, candidates in Bulgaria’s 2016 presidential election race are already on the camp ...

Bulgarian Foreign Minister: Russia has not objected to Georgieva entry into UN race

September 30, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on September 30 that there were no objections from Russia and other countries to Bulgaria’s nominat ...

Bulgaria unemployment in August 2016 was 7.7%, again below EU average

September 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Unemployment in Bulgaria was 7.7 per cent in August 2016, down from 8.8 per cent in August 2015, and again was below the European Union average unempl ...

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    Four Bulgarian Border Police arrested for corruption
    September 30, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Four Bulgarian Border Police were arrested for corruption at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint with Turkey on September 30. More arrests were possible in the special operation, led by prosecutors […]

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    Bulgaria Now podcast: Love leads to Bulgarian wine tours
    September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Danish-born Zina Sorensen and her Bulgarian partner set up in 2015, offering tours of Bulgaria’s wine regions to introduce foreigners to the delights of the country’s cuisine and viniculture. Plovdiv-base ...