• Scenic village within easy reach of Sofia

      Scenic village within easy reach of Sofia

      Zimevitsa, a picturesque mountain village just 50km away from Sofia, is huddled in the folds of the Stara Planina range. As a relief from the stuffy Sofia summer, it offers a chance for a short hike amidst the beautiful landscape of the Iskar Gorge and for a visit to some interesting historical sites. From Sofia, it takes only an hour's ride by car to reach Zimevitsa.

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    • UBJ fights media transparency amendments with lies

      UBJ fights media transparency amendments with lies

      The management of the Union of Bulgarian Journalists (UBJ) has resorted to blatant lies in a bid to lend its support to the behind-the-scenes clique and its slandering machine in opposing the media act amendments introduced to parliament by Movement for Rights and Freedoms lawmakers Delyan Peevski, Yordan Tsonev and Velislava Krasteva. The proposals are aimed at illuminating the owners and financing methods of all media outlets in Bulgaria.

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    • Union of Bulgarian Journalists becomes source of fake news

      Union of Bulgarian Journalists becomes source of fake news

      The half-legal Union of Bulgarian Journalists has turned into a source of fake news in service of the oligarchy. The once reputable organisation, now full of pensioners and having next to no representation in the guild, issued a statement regarding the media transparency bill introduced to parliament by our publisher MP Delyan Peevski and his fellow Movement for Rights and Freedoms members Yordan Tsonev, Velislava Krasteva and Hamid Hamid.

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    • MRF launches new proposal: media to declare revenue from EU projects and loans

      MRF launches new proposal: media to declare revenue from EU projects and loans

      All media are to declare funds received under EU projects and from bank loans. These are the amendments prepared by the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) that will be introduced between the first and second reading of the draft bill on the mandatory deposit of print and other materials act. This transpired from the commentary on the act by MRF MP Yordan Tsonev for the Bulgarian National Radio.

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    • Fake News Factory flunks after IQOS deal

      Fake News Factory flunks after IQOS deal

      The organizers of smearing campaign from the Fake News Factory have again resorted to insidious manipulation of facts on the occasion of e-cigarettes excise duty rise. Once again for no apparent reason the No.1 target of their lies is our publisher and MP Delyan Peevski.

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    • 16+1: Deepening pragmatic cooperation

      16+1: Deepening pragmatic cooperation

      Chinise Premier Li Keqiang told a summit with central and eastern European leaders in Sofia that China would stick to the path of opening its markets and other reforms that had fueled its economy, providing opportunities for EU members and aspirants in the bloc’s poorer half. China remains open for trade with foreign partners and can only benefit from an economically strong Europe, its leader said on Saturday at the start of the 7th CEEC-China Summit. Among the participants are leaders of Bulgaria, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Hungary, Croatia, Montenegro, Czech Republic and China.

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    • China provides €1.5bn to Bulgarian Development Bank

      China provides €1.5bn to Bulgarian Development Bank

      Chair of the board of directors and CEO of the Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) Stoyan Mavrodiev and Hu Huaibang, chairman of China Development Bank (CDB) have penned a €1.5bn worth framework agreement. It sets strategic directions for the future cooperation between the two banks and envisages contractual financing agreements for the next five years under the One Belt One Road initiative. This is a large-scale finance project of the CDB within the framework of China-CEEC Interbank Association.

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