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Where are the Ukrainian refugees heading to?

Where are the Ukrainian refugees heading to?

Bulgaria faces the uphill task of having to find accommodation for 60,000 refugees currently in seaside hotels whose owners want to kick off their summer holiday season. Integrating them in society and in the labor market are now pressing priorities


Money for RES for businesses’ own use

Money for RES for businesses’ own use

Commercial lenders and Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) provide financing for solar power plants for businesses. Also, there is a funding program with 200 million levs in grants under the Recovery Plan


What’s next for the Bulgarian army after the war in Ukraine?

What’s next for the Bulgarian army after the war in Ukraine?

More significant NATO presence in the country and further investments in key military equipment are likely in the aftermath of the Russian invasion




The dangerous attack of antibiotics in Bulgaria

The dangerous attack of antibiotics in Bulgaria

Sales of antimicrobial products reached a new high of 184 million BGN last year with 12 million packs sold in pharmacies alone


The week: A smaller Bulgaria, the Macedonian hostages, and an MMA real estate tycoon

The week: A smaller Bulgaria, the Macedonian hostages, and an MMA real estate tycoon

K Insights: Is small necessarily bad, how many tunnels can you dig for 12 bln. levs and what do e-buses and corruption have in common



18 steps to government: What did the parties decide after a week of negotiations?

18 steps to government: What did the parties decide after a week of negotiations?

Cabinet talks led by election winner We Continue the Change run smoother than the previous two attempts, but difficult steps still have to be taken


Sofia’s hottest new contemporary art center

Sofia’s hottest new contemporary art center

The emergence of the Regional Centre for Contemporary Arts "Toplotsentrala" in South Park has the potential to fan the flames of Sofia's cultural scene


How superstition proved stronger than vaccines in Bulgaria

How superstition proved stronger than vaccines in Bulgaria

Kapital Insights and Friedrich Naumann Foundation present the second installment of "The Chronicles of the Infodemic"



Bulgaria’s (non-)recovery plan

Bulgaria’s (non-)recovery plan

Bulgaria stands to receive 12 billion levs (6.1 billion euro) in 2021-2026 from the Recovery Plan for Europe, and will be spending the funding as it always has - on weak, ineffective projects


Bulgarian blue-chip stock index nears mid-March lows, TBS Group listing signals hope

Bulgarian blue-chip stock index nears mid-March lows, TBS Group listing signals hope

Despite some early signs of improvement in Bulgaria’s main economic indicators in the third quarter, the biggest companies listed on the stock exchange in Sofia saw the outflow of investors continue.


Borissov and the bottomless budget

Borissov and the bottomless budget

The government has opened its wallet, throwing money at COVID-19 in an attempt to cling to power and stave off protests


Foreign business in Bulgaria: holding well amid Covid-19 turmoil

Foreign business in Bulgaria: holding well amid Covid-19 turmoil

A short survey of KQ has found a huge discontent with the government’s economic support measures


Bulgaria revamps budget as coronavirus bites

Bulgaria revamps budget as coronavirus bites

The government has revised the 2020 budget to cope with the fiscal fallout from the coronavirus crisis