The IT industry is among the few Bulgarian industries that are not only sidelined by the financial and economic crisis but develop at a higher pace than experts are able to project. Sofia has become a new Silicon Valley with tens of Bulgarian and international companies exporting software products globally. It is a Bulgarian company that developed the game with more than 20 million users from Brazil to Russia. For the secret of success in the virtual world, watch the story by Alexander Markov and cameraman Miroslav MIlkov.
Responding to a journalists question on how the Romanians and Bulgarians are faring in their preparation to join the Schengen area, Jerzy Buzek the EP President has stated that Romania has now completed all the technical aspects necessary to their bid, and the European Parliament is awaiting documentation of this. [See video]
the Prime Minister spoko exclusively to EuroNews about Bulgaria's delayed entry into Schengen, the country's energy dependency on Russia and its efforts to recover from the economic crisis. [See video]