Thursday, 01 October 2009 14:06

LILLY DRUMEVA

Bluegrass in Bulgaria? Yes, from a homegrown talent

Published in Bulgaria Interviews
Wednesday, 07 October 2009 13:09

TRAVELS IN DOGANLANDIA

Meet the DPS voters and discover the simple pleasures of life they enjoy - such as electricity and running water. Their leaders, however, prefer yachts and palaces

Published in Bulgaria Politics
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:21

WIN-WIN IN BULGARIA'S LOTTERY

This is a very true story that was front-page news in this country for a few days. It is not about the Bulgarian National Lottery, called "Toto," since the days of Communism, in order to differentiate it from the "capitalist" Lotto. It is about how the Bulgarian media, including Bulgarian National Television, or BNT, supposedly this country's equivalent of the BBC, does its reporting*. We are not a translation magazine, so we will not be delivering any more BNT (or Rupert Murdoch) news to you any time in the future.

Published in Joke of the month
Saturday, 10 October 2009 12:16

CRACKING THE DOGAN CODE

Can the leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms once again do the impossible: fool all the people all the time?

Published in Bulgaria Politics
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:13

QUOTE-UNQUOTE

"The idea of removing the flat rate income tax is not just ill-considered; it is downright stupid."

Finance Minister Simeon Djankov on President Georgi Parvanov's suggestion that the flat tax rate be scrapped

Published in Quote-Unquote
Sunday, 04 October 2009 11:41

HOW TO CRUSH CORRUPTION IN THREE MONTHS

The government has drawn up a list of 57 new measures against corruption and organised crime. Will they work?

Published in Bulgaria Politics
Thursday, 01 October 2009 11:40

WE'VE GOT MAIL

AS A FOREIGNER finding myself in Sofia with my wife and two small children, I wanted to share with your readers some of the joys of looking for a home-help/nanny.

Published in Letters to the editor
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Society

AMERICA FOR BULGARIA FOUNDATION CELEBRATES BULGARIAN SUPERHEROES

AMERICA FOR BULGARIA FOUNDATION CELEBRAT…

Over 500 representatives of the Bulgarian NGO sector, entrepreneurs and diplomats attended the annual meeting of the America for Bulgaria Foundation with its grantees in Sofia, on 30 January. Everyday...

Vagabond Interviews

ÉRIC LEBÉDEL: FRANCE'S AMBASSADOR ON MAV…

ÉRIC LEBÉDEL: FRANCE'S AMBASSADOR ON MAVRUD, BORDER AREAS AND DIFFICULT-TO-PRONOUNCE BULGARIAN PLACE NAMES

French Ambassador Éric Lebédel has lived in Sofia for almost three years, during which time he has managed not only to upkeep his duties as France's envoy to Bulgaria but...

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