Archive for December, 2016

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December 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Belgian based KBC Group (KBC) and the National Bank of Greece (NBG), the Greek parent company of United Bulgarian Bank (UBB) reached agreement on December 30 2016 for KBC to […]

Bulgaria January-November 2016 Budget surplus at 3.47B leva

December 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry said that the consolidated Budget surplus for the first 11 months of 2016 was 3.47 billion leva, or 3.8 per cent of this ...

Romanian president designates Grindeanu new prime minister

December 30, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

President Klaus Iohannis has designated veteran leftist Sorin Grindeanu as the new Romanian head of government. Previously, Iohannis refused to endors ...

Bulgaria utilities regulator raises gas prices by 4.7%

December 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s utilities regulator decided on December 30 to raise the gas prices by 4.7 per cent starting January 1 2017, well below the 13 per cent hi ...

  • Bulgaria campaigns against illegal migration in lorries
    December 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Bulgarian Interior Ministry and the Association of Bulgarian Enterprises for International Transport and Roads have unveiled a joint project to advise transport company drivers on how to prevent their […]

  • Bulgaria slams Russia over ‘weapons to Syria’ claims
    December 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has rejected allegations that his country has exported weapons to the conflict in Syria and says he does not accept “moralising” on the topic from […]

  • Bulgaria re-opens concession tender for Plovdiv Airport
    December 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s outgoing Cabinet said on December 28 that it decided to re-open the tender for a 35-year concession on the Plovdiv Airport, the government media office said in a statement. […]