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The Coalition duel for the National Bank

The Coalition duel for the National Bank

In an attempt to thwart the election of TISP’s Lyubomir Karimanski for governor of BNB with the votes of the opposition, WCC nominated their parliamentary head Andrei Gyurov for the post


A reluctant NATO ally, OECD invitation 15 years in the waiting and a new name for Telenor

A reluctant NATO ally, OECD invitation 15 years in the waiting and a new name for Telenor

Sofia hopes for the best - and not much more - in NATO-Russia clash, Telenor turns into Yettel and changes coming to the Energy regulator



The week: Capital goes to Plovdiv; welcome to the four-party state, the nuclear saviour

The week: Capital goes to Plovdiv; welcome to the four-party state, the nuclear saviour

K Insights 03/12: top positions still veiled in secrecy, first snow causes no go-slow (surprise)


A bitter-sweet victory, growth slows, how much does a supercomputer cost

A bitter-sweet victory, growth slows, how much does a supercomputer cost

The new wave is here, a Presidential battle looms, air traffic is up


A step away from OECD membership

A step away from OECD membership

Bulgaria has a real chance to become one of six new members of the "club of mostly rich countries" soon


Bulgaria was the European gate for NSO Group’s spying software

Bulgaria was the European gate for NSO Group’s spying software

Through the local company Circles, the Israelis received an export permit for their product, which can be used to eavesdrop on human rights activists, journalists, dissidents, and politicians


The week: The battle for Bulgaria has begun, Rumen Radev steps up, why the seaside beckons now

The week: The battle for Bulgaria has begun, Rumen Radev steps up, why the seaside beckons now

K Insights 28/05: Secret services revolt, energy sector on the brink and what’s wrong with the Nuclear Power Plant





Eyes wide shut (no more?)

Eyes wide shut (no more?)

The EU faces a conundrum: either get tough on Boyko Borissov or accept his "Orban lite" model


Investors snap up Bulgarian bonds

Investors snap up Bulgarian bonds

Since the start of the year, the Ministry of Finance has been briskly selling government bonds amidst strong investor interest


Is State Capitalism Marching On?

Is State Capitalism Marching On?

Within a brief period, Bulgaria’s government has aggressively injected billions of levs into key sectors, and has effectively started nationalizing businesses


Bulgaria's sluggish advance in the EU

Bulgaria's sluggish advance in the EU

The economy has grown, industry is turning towards higher technology, but reforms have stagnated, hindering the country’s potential


Budget misspending

Budget misspending

Reform of public spending in a changing global environment


State companies invest in order to give more money to Ahmed Dogan

State companies invest in order to give more money to Ahmed Dogan

Parliament endorses unlimited donations to political parties from individuals and businesses


The state with the most open data

The state with the most open data

The July leak of National Revenue Agency data belonging to millions of taxpayers exposed the current state of Bulgaria’s cybersecurity and commitment to electronic governance


What should Bulgaria expect from the euro?

What should Bulgaria expect from the euro?

It is now clear that euro zone membership has improved the economic performance of new member states


New stress tests for Bulgarian banks

New stress tests for Bulgarian banks

The European Central Bank will be conducting an assessment of six lenders starting in November