PM Boyko Borissov is not attending the parliamentary debates on the first no confidence motion in the government; the three deputy prime ministers – Tomislav Donchev, Krasimir Karakachanov and Valeri Simeonov - are present, as are some of the cabinet ministers. The no confidence motion over corruption, was submitted by the “Bulgarian Socialist Party for Bulgaria” coalition. “Corruption is one of the consequences of the absurd way the country is governed, of..
Bulgaria has never seen such low level of unemployment for a decade – the share of unemployed people is 7.2% of those in active age, or some 200,000 people. At the same time 300,000 able-bodied Bulgarians don’t work, don’t look for a job and don’t study. Business complains about the lack of manpower, while at the same time the economy scores a 4% of annual GDP growth, with an upward trend. Some experts say that things are not as bright as they look..
The National Palace of Culture in Sofia hosted the Conference of the committees of the national parliaments of the European Union Member States /COSAC/ dealing with European affairs as well as representatives of the European Parliament. The forum took place under the motto “Future of the EU: United We Stand Strong”. The forum was unveiled by Chair of Parliament Tsveta Karayancheva, who said that via that format national parliaments participated in the..
An exhibition that comes up with a narrative about the Bulgarian old-growth forests and their animal inhabitants reveals the natural wealth in the Bulgarian lands – a world however which might go extinct. At..
Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov dropped out of the Australian Open tennis tournament. Third seed Dimitrov lost to Britain’s second best tennis player Kyle Edmund 4:6, 6:3, 3:6, 4:6 in a match of the tournament’s..
Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Bulgaria on Saturday, despite the complicated internal political situation in Germany in regard to the forming of the new governing coalition. Her purpose was to get..