Monitor News Agency (641)

  • Vivacom buys landline-based providers Net1, ComNet Sofia, N3

    Vivacom buys landline-based providers Net1, ComNet Sofia, N3

    Vivacom has finalised a series of deals to acquire 100% of the capital of landline-based internet and TV providers Net1, ComNet Sofia and N3 after securing approval from the relevant regulators. The acquisitions are part of the strategy of the company - now part of United Group, a leading telecommunications and media operator in Southeastern Europe - to expand its network of landline services for homes and businesses.

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  • Finnish government in limbo over spending plans

    Finnish government in limbo over spending plans

    Finland’s five-party cabinet remained in a limbo after seven days of efforts to bridge differences over spending produced no deal, news wires reported. The government has been on the edge of collapse since the weekend, with Social Democrat PM Sanna Marin offering various compromise proposals.

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  • Mafia sets up another circus tent in US

    Mafia sets up another circus tent in US

    After seeing that Bulgaria does not believe the oligarchs' crocodile tears and that its citizens no longer fall for their vaudeville tricks, the multi-millionaires of the country's murky period of transitioning to democracy decided to take their circus act across the pond and inundate the American society and institutions with lies. Yet again.

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  • Triumvirate of junk spreads lies about Delyan Peevski

    Triumvirate of junk spreads lies about Delyan Peevski

    A certain triumvirate is trying to hold Bulgaria captive. A triumvirate of oligarchs served by puppet journalists and fake news. A triumvirate of people who have amassed their wealth on the back of Bulgarian citizen thanks to corruption and waste disposal. And now these same people are attempting to plunge the country and its public into a swamp of their own vice and lies (dressed up as news) in order to keep making millions at the expense of the Bulgarian people.

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  • Bobokov brothers spew lies about Delyan Peevski on TV

    Bobokov brothers spew lies about Delyan Peevski on TV

    For some men getting cuckolded is shameful, something to hide. Others, however, wear this fact like a badge of honor and even embellish it with lies. It is easy to see what category the Bobokov brothers fall in. The answer was made clear to anyone who chose to suffer through watching the farcical interview with Plamen and his older brother, Atanas, that bTV aired in primetime on Sunday.

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  • PM Borissov: Realisation of new nuclear power facility will be of strategic importance

    PM Borissov: Realisation of new nuclear power facility will be of strategic importance

    We have launched a procedure for searching an opportunity to build a new nuclear power facility on No 2 site of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). This was posted by PM Boyko Borissov on his Facebook page after the Council of Ministers’ Meeting. The reason was the decision of the cabinet to give a mandate to the Bulgarian Energy Holding to study the possibility for construction of unit 7 of the NPP as well as to negotiate with US companies.

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  • Bankruptcy administrators of CorpBank return BGN 1.5bn to creditors

    Bankruptcy administrators of CorpBank return BGN 1.5bn to creditors

    Nearly BGN 1.5bn has been retrieved by Kristi Marinova and Angel Donov – the bankruptcy administrators of CorpBank. The process of returning money to people and companies in line for it is done through so-called partial accounts for distribution. Some BGN 570m was paid out through the first such account in May 2019. The administrators note that as a result thousands of depositors have gotten some of their CorpBank money back.

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  • Bobokov brothers gain control of $ 3,375,000 plant for $ 590,000 in cash

    Bobokov brothers gain control of $ 3,375,000 plant for $ 590,000 in cash

    Can a person go from a sole-owner of a small business to one of Europe’s biggest producers of batteries with operations on three continents and assets that rank them near the top of the list of wealthiest Bulgarians? Before you say “no”, think really carefully. Because the answer is “yes”, as long as you are in Bulgaria, know the right people and schemes and get yourself a lion’s share of the criminally privatised state companies under Ivan Kostov’s government. 

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