|Founded||1 April 1991|
History and profileEdit
The newspaper, part of the 168 Chasa (meaning 168 Hours in English) Press Group founded by Petyo Blaskov, was launched in April 1991, a few months after the success of the 168 Hours weekly newspaper. Blaskov is also the founder of 24 Chasa which is headquartered in Sofia.
One of the most popular features in the newspaper is the daily cartoon Ivancho i Mariyka, drawn by the well-known Bulgarian cartoonist Ivaylo Ninov. The newspaper also introduced the comic strip format to the Bulgarian readers by publishing Vlad Kolarov's Phil the Cat.
Its current editor-in-chief is Venelina Gocheva.
The 1994 circulation of the paper was 320,000 copies.
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