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Archive - Jul 2014

July 9th

The dependence on Russia is detrimental not only to the power industry but also to politics

09 July 2014 / 17:07:06  
Desislava Nikolova is chief economist at the Institute for Market Economics (IME) and currently its interim CEO. The Institute is a non-profit organisation that deals with the analysis of economic policies in Bulgaria, aiming to justify the benefits of free choice in various spheres of the economic life and to promote less interference in it on the part of the state. Desislava Nikolova talks to Polina Spartyanova.

Greek bureaucracy hampered Game of Thrones

09 July 2014 / 17:07:28  
it is not yet clear whether the already captured footage of Ikaria would be used, such as that of Meteora that could be seen in the distance from Jon Arryn’s castle, Eyrie.

Exports, investment and consumption - the formula for Greece’s sustainable economic growth

09 July 2014 / 16:07:00  
The fiscal consolidation was completed successfully; economists are firm that now the biggest challenge facing the country is reforms, the focus, according to the International Monetary Fund, being the liberalisation of the labour market and closed professions.

How the Greeks saw Germany’s win against Brazil

09 July 2014 / 14:07:13  
Some of the comments contained jokes about Greece’s sovereign debt and obligations to its European partners, among which Germany occupies a leading position.

Oil companies impose conditions on Greece

09 July 2014 / 12:07:49  
At a closed meeting held in London in connection with the upcoming granting of concessions the representatives of the companies had asked the Greek side to secure "a precise schedule, clear rules and a transparent evaluation system."

July 8th

A series of terrorist attacks are anticipated at the height of the tourist season

08 July 2014 / 19:07:25  
According to the authorities, some of the attacks could be carried out in protest against the opening of the prison with the highest level of security in September, as well as to fund the groups that wage "guerrilla war" in the cities.

Culture can earn as much as the automotive industry

08 July 2014 / 17:07:33  
Culture creates gross domestic product but it is not a sector of the economy, although dozens of people find jobs related to it and its potential to create new jobs is high as well.