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Seven (or more) great ideas for Sofia

Seven (or more) great ideas for Sofia

A 1-million BGN pilot program by the Municipal authorities in the capital inspires citizens to propose urban development projects of their choosing


All plans for inflation and growth will be reconsidered: Finance minister Assen Vassilev

All plans for inflation and growth will be reconsidered: Finance minister Assen Vassilev

We have no signals that 2024 is not an achievable target date for the adoption of the euro, says the Deputy Prime Minister


Five days into the Ukraine war, Bulgaria continues to send mixed messages

Five days into the Ukraine war, Bulgaria continues to send mixed messages

While PM Petkov promises humanitarian and military aid to Kyiv, Defense Minister Yanev and BSP remain opposed to any significant moves in support of Ukraine


The week: The end of golden passports, a new beginning for trains, and the best place in Europe for romance and wine

The week: The end of golden passports, a new beginning for trains, and the best place in Europe for romance and wine

We’re not selling citizenship anymore, we’re buying: trains, batteries and a house in Barcelona?


Five Bulgarian cities considering introduction of low-emission zones

Five Bulgarian cities considering introduction of low-emission zones

Sofia plans to introduce low-emission zones in December 2022.


The week: Call them by their names, planes to Skopje and Bangkok, and the Recovery plan is back

The week: Call them by their names, planes to Skopje and Bangkok, and the Recovery plan is back

F-16 are not on the horizon, while trains are


Three tunnels under the Balkan range: where and when

Three tunnels under the Balkan range: where and when

Road tunnels are to be built under the Shipka pass in central Bulgaria, Petrohan pass in the west, and close to the Black Sea coast in the east, regional development minister Grozdan Karadzhov announced


Bulgaria's economy in 2022: slow recovery

Bulgaria's economy in 2022: slow recovery

High inflation and coronavirus-fueled uncertainty weigh down on businesses


The Recovery and Resilience Plan - where does Bulgaria currently stand?

The Recovery and Resilience Plan - where does Bulgaria currently stand?

6 billion euro are awaiting for Sofia to finalize the deal with Brussels


The abandoned roads of Bulgaria

The abandoned roads of Bulgaria

The Struma tragedy is unique in scale, but follows years of negligence and poor oversight


The week: New cabinet gets 1 day’s tolerance; what to do with the Prosecutor-General; go ski!

The week: New cabinet gets 1 day’s tolerance; what to do with the Prosecutor-General; go ski!

K insights 17/12: How not to run a parliament, and why "Yes, Minister" is a must-see



Investors oversubscribe cargo drone manufacturer Dronamics’ IPO 4.5 times

Investors oversubscribe cargo drone manufacturer Dronamics’ IPO 4.5 times

The company raises the maximum planned capital of 5.86 million levs


Plovdiv and its dream

Plovdiv and its dream

Plovdiv Municipality has had plans for an urban railway, or S-Bahn as the Germans call it, for 30 years.


After seven months, Bulgaria gets a regular cabinet

After seven months, Bulgaria gets a regular cabinet

Kiril Petkov will lead the coalition gov’t of four parties, promising judicial reform, zero corruption and untapping the country’s economic potential


Sofia: big potential, lack of political energy

Sofia: big potential, lack of political energy

Excluding the subway and the garbage plant, substantive improvements have been lacking, even though the city has received 3 billion euro from the EU


The most dynamic companies: Revenue growth accelerates, construction dominates

The most dynamic companies: Revenue growth accelerates, construction dominates

Total revenue of the top 50 fastest-growing companies rose by 87% in 2020


Inflation is here and it will stay

Inflation is here and it will stay

High prices of raw materials and energy for business have already hit consumers


Textiles, clothing, footwear: Virus in the model

Textiles, clothing, footwear: Virus in the model

The garment industry has been hit hard by the Covid closures that affected over 100,000 workers in the sector in Bulgaria.


Transport companies Top 20: coronavirus weighs heavily

Transport companies Top 20: coronavirus weighs heavily

Transport is among the top 3 sectors of Bulgaria’s economy affected by Covid-19, with the aviation sector suffering the most