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Gov’t teeters on brink after six stormy months

Gov’t teeters on brink after six stormy months

With TISP pledging to support GERB’s vote of no-confidence next week and the ruling coalition at least six MPs short of keeping its majority, Petkov’s cabinet looks terminal






Bulgarians still prefer to invest in real estate

Bulgarians still prefer to invest in real estate

Low mortgage rates, steady economic growth, and rising personal incomes fuel a surge in demand for real estate, shows a report by Nielsen Admosphere


The lost decade of Bulgaria

The lost decade of Bulgaria

The governments of Boyko Borissov promised reform, but instead created an apparatus for extortion and clientelism


Svetoslav Ilchovsky: These people steal from us relentlessly

Svetoslav Ilchovsky: These people steal from us relentlessly

The businessman who rocked Bulgaria’s parliament in its final days over allegations of high-level corruption speaks to Capital weekly


Spy saga turning hot?

Spy saga turning hot?

Bulgaria joined Czechia in accusing Russian saboteurs of blowing up arms and munitions factories in the country, but has consistently tried to hide the truth over the past decade


Spy saga: Bulgaria’s "Cambridge Five" or just a smoke-mirror?

Spy saga: Bulgaria’s "Cambridge Five" or just a smoke-mirror?

The story of five members of the Bulgarian counterintelligence service have reached NATO, but it reveals more about the country’s unreformed institutions than Moscow’s spy efforts


Kapital Quarterly Corruption Watch

Kapital Quarterly Corruption Watch

The quarterly index of bad practices


Ruse: Northern Bulgaria's Caged Tiger

Ruse: Northern Bulgaria's Caged Tiger

Adverse demographic trends and infrastructure constraints limit the city's significant economic potential


Sofia blue-chip stock index suffers bruising in August ahead of rebalancing

Sofia blue-chip stock index suffers bruising in August ahead of rebalancing

The SOFIX index, which tracks the 15 blue chips listed on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange, posted its biggest monthly decrease this year in August, losing 2.28% to a closing value of 567.45 points.


Top 25 in the fuel sector: The largest companies are at a crossroads

Top 25 in the fuel sector: The largest companies are at a crossroads

The sector performed well in 2018 but key challenges lie ahead – the Sofia Airport concession, the EU decision on trucks and the introduction of the toll tax in Bulgaria


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


Hijacking the Military Intelligence Service

Hijacking the Military Intelligence Service

Prosecutors change the chief of the most secretive and professional Bulgarian security service


Germany is the second largest investor in Bulgaria

Germany is the second largest investor in Bulgaria

Impact on retail and manufacturing is decisive


Fibank gets a makeover ahead of exam

Fibank gets a makeover ahead of exam

Bulgaria's biggest private, domestically-owned lender – Fibank, reinforces its balance sheet, bracing for the ECB's asset quality review


Will Volkswagen Arrive in Kremikovtzi?

Will Volkswagen Arrive in Kremikovtzi?

Bulgaria has an unprecedented opportunity to attract a major car maker