ARCHIVE - 8 November 2012
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Three major cities – Sofia, Varna, and Burgas – are increasingly becoming Bulgaria's key investment destinations, a trend that is exacerbating the country's depopulation, according to a report of the Institute for Market Economy (IME), a Sofia-based NGO.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 20:19
In the third quarter of 2012, compared with the second quarter of 2012, the average monthly wages and salaries in Bulgaria decreased by 0.5% and were BGN 754.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 17:56
The Commission for Protection of Competition (KZK) imposed a record fine of BGN 15 988 300 on Industrial Commerce EOOD, authorized dealer of car manufacturer Hyundai in Bulgaria.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 15:57
Bulgaria's government has approved a draft memorandum of understanding on economic cooperation with China's eastern municipality of Shanghai.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 09:11
Bulgaria's Budget 2013 passed first reading Thursday, following five hours of debates.
The first reading of Bulgaria's State Budget 2013 started Thursday in Parliament.
The construction of the South Stream gas pipeline will cost EUR 16 B, not EUR 15.5 B, as initially planned, according to Alexey Serebryakov, First Deputy Head at Gazprom's Project Management Department.
Turkey has confirmed that it has no intention to construct a nuclear power plant just several kilometers away from its border with Bulgaria, according to a Bulgarian MEP.
Macedonia has become the first market outside Bulgaria to officially import Great Wall vehicles assembled by Bulgaria's Litex Motors, it has been made clear.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended condolences over the death of Bulgaria's Orthodox Patriarch Maxim, who passed away at the age of 98 on Tuesday.
Seven members of Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, have nominated Thursday, Sotir Tsatsarov, for the country's new Chief Prosecutor.
Special police troops in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv have canceled their professional holiday, as they will have to police a friendly football game between the teams of Botev Plovdiv and Vitosha Bistritsa, according to Mediapool.
Independent Bulgarian MPs who left the ranks of the marginal conservative Order, Law, and Justice (RZS) party, will set up a new right-wing conservative party.
Embattled Bulgarian magistrate, Veneta Markovska, has sent a letter to the Chair of the Constitutional Court, declaring she would take the oath of office after it is proven that her reputation as judge and person is impeccable.
The Bulgarian diaspora reiterates requests for the establishment of a voting region "Abroad" and elimination of restrictions for Bulgarians with dual citizenship to actively participate in the politics of the country.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 14:52
The vote to appoint Bulgaria's new Chief Prosecutor will take place in mid-December, the Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, decided Thursday.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 13:10
Latin diva and sex symbol Jennifer Lopez has laid out a long list of demands regarding her diet and backstage surroundings during her upcoming and keenly awaited concert in Sofia, due in ten days.
A Bulgarian household spends a mere BGN 4 on cinema, theater, and concerts a year, according to two surveys on the role of culture in the economy.
A Hierarchical Divine Liturgy has been held in Bulgaria's capital Sofia in honor of the country's late Orthodox Patriarch Maxim.
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors on Thursday Michaelmas, the feast of St Michael the Archangel, or the feast of Michael and All Angels.
Bulgarian archaeologists have found a unique gold Thracian treasure in the famous Sveshtari tomb.
A well-known Bulgarian judge, who is a harsh government critic, has appealed the acquittal of the country's interior minister in a high-profile libel trial.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 19:10
A Prosecutor in Bulgaria's high-profile criminal case codenamed The Killers asked life without parole for five defendants.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 17:27
An armed robbery occurred on Thursday at a currency exchange bureau in Bulgarian capital Sofia's Studentski Grad (College Town).
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 10:50
Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court is to hold a hearing in the appeal of Judge Miroslava Todorova, who was notoriously dismissed by the Supreme Judicial Council in July.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 08:35
Interpol has elected a French police commissioner Mireille Ballestrazzi as its first female president ever.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 20:06
A 20-year-old Kenyan mother has made headlines around the world after naming her newborn twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 17:09
The US President-reelect, Barack Obama, has had a very short break to rejoice over the win, as he has returned to Washington to attempt to overcome a deadlock with Republicans over reducing the deficit.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 16:41
The Greek parliament on Thursday narrowly adopted a fresh round of austerity measures, despite violent protests across the country.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 16:22
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has made it clear he has no intention to stop the gruesome civil war, leave the country and accept the offer of safe passage a few countries have offered.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 15:21
The US East Coast, reeling from monstrous storm Sandy and difficulties in organizing the November 6 presidential election in its aftermath, has been hit by another natural disaster.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 12:21
The powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Guatemala on Wednesday has killed at least 48 people, the country's President has said.
November 8, 2012, Thursday // 09:41
Bulgaria Boasts 92 % Absorption Rate of EU Funds - PM Borisov
Hungary Detains Fourth Bulgarian over Dead Migrants Found in Truck in Austria