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The week: Reform process stalled, EU warns of rising gov’t expenses, and a great week for business

The week: Reform process stalled, EU warns of rising gov’t expenses, and a great week for business

Can the coalition live up to its promises, DIY photovoltaics and good news for "Made in BG" cargo drones




New government, new Covid plan, but would it work?

New government, new Covid plan, but would it work?

With a huge new wave of infections sweeping through the country, the Petkov cabinet announces alternative regional lockdown measures


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


A call to action: a National Plan for Cardiovascular Health is urgently needed

A call to action: a National Plan for Cardiovascular Health is urgently needed

The experts have reached a consensus; the ball is now in the institutions’ court


The week: The cynicism of demographic mourners, final week of parliamentary dramas and GDP records

The week: The cynicism of demographic mourners, final week of parliamentary dramas and GDP records

Politicians play deaf and blind on stagnant vaccinations, but mourn demographic collapse, pensions, GDP go up - and so could concession fees


Bulgaria enters new Covid wave with no restrictions, few vaccinations and rising deaths

Bulgaria enters new Covid wave with no restrictions, few vaccinations and rising deaths

The caretaker government is reluctant to implement its own anti-pandemic plan, fearing a backlash from business and the public




The outgoing government shuts down the National COVID unit

The outgoing government shuts down the National COVID unit

Why does it matter and what does it mean for the pandemic response in Bulgaria?



COVID-19: Reopening amidst the third wave and before the elections

COVID-19: Reopening amidst the third wave and before the elections

Despite rising hospitalizations and fatalities, Bulgarian authorities are easing anti-epidemic restrictions just days after their imposition




Covid-19: Stumbling back into crisis

Covid-19: Stumbling back into crisis

The government’s decision to reopen schools and restaurants too soon may cause an avoidable repetition of the November-December pandemic disaster


Setting the scene for 2021: what to expect in the political field

Setting the scene for 2021: what to expect in the political field

Socialist opposition tries to sharpen its teeth, but the surge of smaller parties is promising a fractured parliament


How Bulgaria let Covid-19 loose

How Bulgaria let Covid-19 loose

After an ineffective first lockdown, the government sleepwalked into the second pandemic wave - with deadly consequences


Migration and labor market in Bulgaria:

Migration and labor market in Bulgaria:

Future tides – model and scenarios