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November 24, 2017, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

The EU has invited representatives from six post-Soviet states to take part in its fifth annual Eastern Partnership summit. On the agenda: reforms and closer economic ties. Although she’s only […]

German TV: Sewists in Bulgaria Work in Terrible Conditions

March 2, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ten years after Bulgaria joined the European Union, the people’s hopes for better lives had not been fulfilled, a report by Zweites Deutsches Fe ...

Business Park Sofia: New “Building 15” for 30 Million Euro

February 21, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Business Park in Sofia’s quarter Mladost IV, which already accommodates thousands of employees in countless IT and outsourcing businesses as ...

Quality Differences: Food Products in Eastern and Western Europe

February 19, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Some 12 to 15 years ago, while staying in Sofia for the summer, I got thirsty one afternoon. Since I’m not a water drinker, I went to the local ...

  • Minimum Wages in Europe: Bulgaria Hopelessly Behind
    February 10, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    There are 28 member states in the European Union, 22 of which have minimum wages. There are ten eastern European states with minimum wages of less than 500 Euro, five […]

  • Romania’s Airline Tarom: Last A310 Hits Scrapheap
    November 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Romania’s airline Tarom has ended its widebody jet era, by getting rid of its last Airbus A310. This model was built from 1983 to 1998. A total of 255 A310s, […]

  • A Big Success: Lufthansa’s A380 PR Stunt in Sofia
    October 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    It was a smart move to send an A380 to Sofia, with a Bulgarian pilot flying the huge thing home. Whoever came up with this idea at Lufthansa’s PR department […]