Looking back at the politics of economic transformation, and especially at the privatization of state-owned enterprises, the process was highly politicized and non-transparent. It was accompanied by corruption scandals, clientelism and ethnic-political struggles, characterised by the distribution of power according to the ethnic divisions in the country.
Record-breaking revenues from royalty payments of BGN 7.57 million were collected in 2018 by Musicautor. This is an increase of more than 100% compared to the previous year, according to the report published on the website of the Bulgarian organization of composers, text authors and music publishers.
Big film producers are objecting to what they see as unequal share of income, journalist Uğur Vardan has told the Daily News, explaining a recent crisis between producers and movie theater owners.
History is repeating itself. Yet another Greek government has decided to stop every reform - or stop pretending it is implementing any reforms - and start handing out benefits.
Greek state officials have effectively put their pencils down and nothing is happening.
Privatizations have frozen, and any big symbolic moves have been put on hold.
Turkish academics have received patent protection in Europe for a compound which could become the country's "national cancer medication".
Russia has invited Bulgaria to renegotiate gas prices, Bulgaria's Energy and Water Regulatory Commission chairman Ivan Ivanov told BNT on 5th of September.This became possible after Brussels launched an anti-monopoly case because of the raised prices at which Gazprom sells blue fuel to eight countries in the European Union, including Bulgaria.