Mon, May 20 2013
A week after the world's Protestants and Roman Catholics, Bulgarian's Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter from February 13 to 16 2012.
Bulgarian tourists who plan to spend the four-day Easter weekend in Greece are advised to contact their tour operators, since Bulgarian flag carrier Bulgaria Air has also cancelled its flight to Athens on April 15.
Most will be from Romania, followed by Greeks, then Serbians, Macedonians and Montenegrins.
A BCCI survey finds that 42 per cent of those polled intended paying bonuses, most in cash and some in vouchers, even though only 21 per cent said that the sector in which they were operating was currently in growth.
For Christians in Bulgaria, the days of egg-painting, egg battles, kozunak and sharing the 'holy fire'.
The option to postpone the due date was contingent on securing 55 million euro for immediate repayment of the amounts loaned by Belgium's Dexia and Japanese bank Mizuho.
The Eurostat data agency said that unemployment reached 10.9 per cent in March, up from 10.8 per cent in February. The March figure translates to 17.4 million people unemployed in the euro zone.
Citing three separate sources familiar with the deal, Capital Daily reports that the creditors found offers submitted by three bidders unsatisfactory.
Eurobank EFG is left with a 30 per cent stake in the merged entity but has said it will exercise its put option on the remaining holding.
The narrow focus of many euro zone countries on fiscal austerity is deepening the jobs crisis and could even lead to another recession in Europe, said the Director of the ILO Institute for International Labour Studies and lead author of the report, Raymond Torres.