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The week: The best place to start fighting the corruption, Don’t count a coalition before it’s hatched, Crypto collapse

The week: The best place to start fighting the corruption, Don’t count a coalition before it’s hatched, Crypto collapse

A fatal crash exposes depth of state capture, No gov’t + crypto layoffs and M&As


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


Why are Bulgarians (not) willing to come back from abroad?

Why are Bulgarians (not) willing to come back from abroad?

A new study finds that - unsurprisingly - lack of career opportunities and lower quality of life compared to Western Europe stop emigres from returning


Not even COVID can stop them

Not even COVID can stop them

The year 2020 changed the outsourcing sector and made it more adaptive


Bulgaria explained: Why do Bulgarians live in overcrowded apartments?

Bulgaria explained: Why do Bulgarians live in overcrowded apartments?

Еvery Tuesday we look at the Eurostat regional yearbook statistics and explain some curious data on Bulgaria


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 biggest companies in sofware and fintech: Changing and growing

The biggest companies in sofware and fintech: Changing and growing

The year of the coronavirus has changed the fundamentals of Capital’s annual ranking in the IT sector, but three in four companies are still growing


The office market’s explosive growth during the pandemic

The office market’s explosive growth during the pandemic

Sofia office market added 100, 000 sqm in the second quarter of 2021 and the overall vacancy rate reached 14.3%


How a British writer ended up helping animals in Sliven

How a British writer ended up helping animals in Sliven

Lucy Irvine’s year on a desert island once featured in a hit movie - now her LIFE organization fights for animal welfare.


The lifeline train of the Rhodope mountain

The lifeline train of the Rhodope mountain

Bulgaria’s last narrow gauge train continues to serve remote communities as it celebrates 100 years


The software robots maker

The software robots maker

RPA.bg, founded by Kraismir Krastev, is developing software products for business process automation


The office market: Less rent, less construction

The office market: Less rent, less construction

Vacant office space in Sofia reached a five-year high of 13% in 2020



Bulgaria's budget in crisis

Bulgaria's budget in crisis

Balanced fiscal policy takes a sharp turn towards rapid spending in the hope of election win next year


Outsourcing: The foreign sector

Outsourcing: The foreign sector

Service outsourcing companies have been growing at healthy double-digit rates for a decade but the coronavirus crisis is putting that model of development to the test


5G: learning to walk in Bulgaria

5G: learning to walk in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Telecomunications Company, operating under the Vivacom brand, has rolled out the first version of its 5G network - with limitations in both coverage and capacity


The last strong year

The last strong year

The revenues and profits of the largest companies in Bulgaria increased rapidly last year but the Covid-19 crisis has put an end to a decade of growth


Machines and Equipment: Breaking New Records

Machines and Equipment: Breaking New Records

Ideal Standard’s businesses in Sevlievo are focusing on growth after being acquired by Anchorage Capital earlier this year.