All posts in Bulgaria

  • Bulgaria sells 950 million euro bond issue
    July 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria has successfully sold five-year bonds worth 950 million euro on July 2, at an interest rate of below five per cent, as targeted by the Finance Ministry, media reports […]

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    EU unemployment hits new record high of 10.3%
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unemployment in the European Union was 10.3 per cent in May 2012, the highest since EU statistics office Eurostat started keeping records in 1995. In the same month, unemployment in […]

  • Bulgaria’s President Plevneliev visiting Germany
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev is visiting Germany on July 2 and 3 2012 at the invitation of his German counterpart Joachim Gauck. During the visit, Plevneliev is to hold meetings […]

  • Bulgarian PM inspects archaeological site at Struma motorway
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Lilyana Pavlova and Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov were scheduled on July 2 2012 to visit archeological excavations […]

  • Sand sculpture festival opens in Bulgaria’s Bourgas
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sculptures of Aladdin and Harlequin are to open the sand festival in the Bulgarian Black Sea coastal city of Bourgas, the municipality said. Aladdin, Tinkerbelle, Tin Soldier, Harlequin, Little Red […]

  • Sovereign Order of Malta holds traditional reception
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The traditional reception of the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta to Bulgaria was held on June 27 2012 at the Grand Hotel Sofia. Ambassador Camillo Zuccoli received more […]

  • Bomb blast rocks Bulgarian town of Sandanski
    June 29, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    One man was severely injured in a bomb blast that rocked the town of Sandanski in southwestern Bulgaria on June 29. The man was taken to hospital and was in […]