Monday, 04 June 2018 14:21

EUROPE'S LAGGARD

Bulgaria falls behind even wannabe EU members

Published in Bulgaria Politics
Monday, 04 June 2018 14:21

'LIAR' AND 'SLANDERER,' LEGALLY

Boyko Borisov was found guilty of malicious slander by a Sofia Regional Court judge in a case brought on by Elena Yoncheva, a TV journalist and now an MP for the opposition BSP, or Bulgarian Socialist Party. Yoncheva, who is an outspoken critic of Borisov's GERB and his ultranationalist coalition partners, sued when Borisov said that the state had spent "millions" on funding Yoncheva's TV international programmes.

Published in Joke of the month
Monday, 04 June 2018 13:57

QUOTE-UNQUOTE

"From 1 July the average pension will increase with nearly 14 leva."
Minister of Welfare Biser Petkov

Published in Quote-Unquote
Friday, 04 May 2018 13:03

QUOTE-UNQUOTE

"We don't think. We act."
Interior Minister Valentin Radev after two armed inmates escaped from Sofia prison

Published in Quote-Unquote
Monday, 02 April 2018 15:53

IS BOYKO A RELIABLE ALLY?

Bulgaria's prime minister increasingly looks set to step off Western course

Published in Bulgaria Politics
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 15:05

WITH BULGARIA AT THE HELM

A first for the poor Balkan country, but also a first for the EU

Published in Bulgaria Politics
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 15:01

QUOTE-UNQUOTE

"This law protects corruption."
Kornelia Ninova, leader of the BSP, on the government's new anticorruption legislation

Published in Quote-Unquote
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 14:40

BULGARIA INCREASINGLY SLIDES INTO AUTOCRACY

GERB wants Constitutional amendments to penalise privatisation deals

Published in Bulgaria Politics

As Bulgaria, a member of the EU since 2007, braces up to take over its first ever rotating presidency of the union, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has warned: "There are members of parliament who are involved in drugs trafficking, there are individuals who have been buying the votes of prisoners, and there are people who call Bulgarians imbeciles."

Published in Joke of the month
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 13:52

QUOTE-UNQUOTE

"People with power control the channels for human traffic."
Elena Yoncheva, former TV journalist, now an MP from the BSP

Published in Quote-Unquote
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Society

WHEN A ROSE IS NOT EXACTLY A ROSE

WHEN A ROSE IS NOT EXACTLY A ROSE

Grim reality of Bulgarian rose pickers at loggerheads with picture postcard images

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CONVIVIALITÉ AS A BUSINESS AND RAISON D'…

CONVIVIALITÉ AS A BUSINESS AND RAISON D'ÊTRE

Jelena Lalic, CEO of Pernod Ricard Bulgaria, on how to have perfect blend between pleasure and responsible consumption

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