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How Ruja Ignatova got protection from an underground boss

How Ruja Ignatova got protection from an underground boss

The hidden story of OneCoin founder and her relations to Hristoforos Amanatidis - Taki


Corruption Concerns: EU Probing 11 Mln Levs Discrepancy in Bulgarian Tunnel Project

Corruption Concerns: EU Probing 11 Mln Levs Discrepancy in Bulgarian Tunnel Project

A report to the State Agency for National Security has brought to light the funneling of 11 million levs to shell companies. The main contractor in the project, local construction company GP Group, said it’s not a subject of any ongoing investigation.


The biggest construction companies: boom in real estate, slump in road building

The biggest construction companies: boom in real estate, slump in road building

The top 40 companies have an average revenue growth of just 4%, unlike all other thriving sectors


Illegal road repairs worth billions

Illegal road repairs worth billions

A cross-ministerial probe found that much of the money paid for roadworks and maintenance has been illegally allocated


The Week: The inevitable fifth wave, the surf-master Radev and the boom of online retail

The Week: The inevitable fifth wave, the surf-master Radev and the boom of online retail

K Insights 22/10: grocery stores flourish while clothes shops go under


The Black Wednesday: A 13 Million Sports Hall With The Revenue Of A Corner-Store

The Black Wednesday: A 13 Million Sports Hall With The Revenue Of A Corner-Store

The story of one of many government-built arenas designed not to support sport, but to boost friendly infrastructure companies


Construction business: the largest builder in Bulgaria

Construction business: the largest builder in Bulgaria

How Veliko Zhelev turned his Hidrostroy company into an empire


The largest construction companies

The largest construction companies

In addition to paying, the state is now constructing as well


TOP30 of Bulgaria’s construction companies: Riding on the highway of public contracts

TOP30 of Bulgaria’s construction companies: Riding on the highway of public contracts

The sector has achieved significant revenue growth mostly stemming from government contracts for infrastructure projects, but also because of a revival in the real estate market


Derailing fair play

Derailing fair play

Bulgaria’s competition watchdog turns away foreign investors yet again


Bearish mood keeps grip on Sofia exchange despite lenders’ rally

Bearish mood keeps grip on Sofia exchange despite lenders’ rally

Earnings season fails to turn the tide


When civic engagement works in Bulgaria

When civic engagement works in Bulgaria

Bulgarians are often said to be insufficiently engaged civically but some cases prove otherwise


GPGate – a matrix for winning public tenders

GPGate – a matrix for winning public tenders

A network of connected companies and individuals compiles, evaluates, and implements EU-funded projects


GP Group – a business very well connected

GP Group – a business very well connected

The story of the biggest construction company in Bulgaria is a showcase of local business practices


The autumn of everyone’s discontent

The autumn of everyone’s discontent

Protests calling for better conditions for disabled people and higher quality public works, through to demands to "change of the system", have rocked Bulgaria over the past three months, but there seems to be little momentum for snap elections just yet


Fast Reads

Fast Reads

Summer of political scandals, CEZ and Nova Broadcasting Group, Crashed Company Register, Bus crash near Svoge


The most profitable in 2017: Weapons, gambling, medicines

The most profitable in 2017: Weapons, gambling, medicines

The group of manufacturing companies with double-digit margins is the largest


А big black hole in Bulgarian public procurement

А big black hole in Bulgarian public procurement

A road agency tender revealed that it is prone to massive scams