ARCHIVE - 27 November 2012
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Bulgaria's Commission for Protection of Competition (KZK) cleared Tuesday a concentration via the acquisition of single control by Sofia France Auto AD, the main local importer of Peugeot, over local BMW dealer Kamor Auto EOOD.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 16:49
The number of people working in the outsourcing industry in Bulgaria will treble by 2017, according to members of the newly established Bulgarian Outsourcing Association.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 14:14
In a few weeks' time, a large Western company will announce an investment which will create some 1500 to 2000 jobs in Bulgaria, according to InvestBulgaria Agency CEO Borislav Stefanov.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 11:07
Around 70 MW of new renewable energy capacity await the completion of the licensing procedure at Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR), according to DKEVR Chair Angel Semerdzhiev.
Angel Semerdzhiev, Chair of Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR), has predicted "an unprecedented" decrease in heating tariffs by at least 7% from January 2013.
Bulgaria's First Investment Bank, FIB, the largest creditor of troubled Lead and Zinc Complex (OTzK) Kardzhali, has acquired its lead plant in a tender without competition.
In October 2012, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 281.5 thousand or by 15.7% less than in September 2012 and by 4.9% under the registered in October 2011.
Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev will pay an official visit to Turkey on November 28 and 29 to promote bilateral trade and economic relations.
The US visa regime for Bulgarian citizens remains effective, says William Kennard, the US Ambassador to the European Union.
US President Barack Obama will host Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov at the White House on December 3, it has been announced.
Angry farmers protesting at falling dairy prices in the EU have sprayed fresh milk at the European Parliament and riot police in Brussels.
Bulgaria will not appeal and will accept any decision of the European Commission in its probe of the notorious land and forest swaps made between 2005 and 2009.
Emil Kabaivanov, the embattled leader of Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), has called upon former UDF member Nadezhda Neynsyi to leave the European Parliament.
Bulgaria's ruling party administrative secretary is to be appointed GERB regional coordinator in the capital Sofia, it emerged on Tuesday evening.
The scandalous leader of a Bulgarian conservative party has pooled efforts with a controversial businessman, founder and owner of a large low-cost drug store chain to make a new foray together onto the large political scene next year.
Andrey Ivanov, the Sofia regional coordinator of Bulgaria's ruling GERB party, has resigned, local media inform.
The remaining lawmakers from Bulgaria's right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria party have reiterated their opposition to any party nomination for constitutional judge.
Bulgaria's new patriarch, to succeed the late Patriarch Maxim, will be elected on February 24, 2013, the Holy Synod of the country's Orthodox Church decided at a meeting on Tuesday.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 19:35
The drowning death of the 20-year-old Varna man, Y.S.S., whose body was pulled out of the Black Sea in the city of Varna early Tuesday, is deemed suicide.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 16:21
An anonymous phone call has been placed Tuesday on the emergency 112 hotline, alerting of a bomb at the central Court Hall in downtown Sofia.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 15:59
The outrage of the sixty four magistrates from the Plovdiv Regional Court is justified, but comes too late, according to Galya Georgieva, a member of the Supreme Judicial Council, VSS.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 14:46
Divers from Civil Defense in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna have pulled out of sea waters the body of a young man.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 12:38
There is no criminal misuse of resources at the Scientific Research Fund, according to Bulgaria's Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 12:15
Bulgaria's education system is ranked 30th out of 40 developed countries, according to a global league table published by education firm Pearson.
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash has announced a concert in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on February 4, 2013.
The thirty eight doctors and nurses from the Regional Blood Transfusion Center in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna, who decided to quit at the beginning of November because of low salaries and poor work conditions, are withdrawing their resignations.
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has ruled against the Bulgarian state for refusing to investigate the gang rape of a fourteen-year-old girl.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 20:55
FBI is to send a special agent to Bulgaria who will deal with combatting cybercrime in a total of 12 countries, officials have announced.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 13:05
The money laundering trial against Valentin Dimitrov, aka Valyo Toploto, former director of heating utility Toplofikatsiya Sofia, which is underway at the Sofia City Court, has yet again been postponed for January 30, 2013.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 12:06
Bulgarian midwife Margarita Avramova faces 17 allegations related to mistakes made during a supervisory protectorship program in the UK, it has been made clear during a hearing.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 09:19
North Korea is preparing for a long-range ballistic missile test, according to a satellite company that has analysed images of the launch site.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 13:50
The remains of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat have been exhumed as part of an investigation into how he leader died.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 09:56
The next tranche of financial aid for Greece will be disbursed in December, Eurozone finance ministers have announced in a statement.
November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 08:45
Grigor Dimitrov Climbs to Record High Position
Bulgaria's Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged
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