The issue of whether to keep or abolish the allowance for length-of-service and professional experience in Bulgaria which is also known locally with the term “length-of-service class” has become one of the most widely discussed topics this week. The idea to abolish this allowance came from the Deputy Prime Minister in charge of economic and demographic policy Valeri Simeonov who however specified that this was his personal thesis and it did not express..
On July 20 th the church celebrates the Old Testament prophet and miracle worker Elijah, a descendant of Aaron, the brother of Moses. The name Elijah means God’s Power, God’s Fortress. This is the name day of Ilia, Ilian, Iliana, Ilka, Ilko, Lina, Licho in Bulgaria. The legend says that the prophet’s father saw in his dream his son was breastfed with flame. The people see the saint as the master of summertime storms with thunders, lightning etc...
Ankara includes German companies on list of suspected terror supporters The Turkish government has handed Germany a list of companies and individuals in Germany who are suspected of having ties to Fethullah Gulen, Die Zeit newspaper reported on Wednesday. The list names industrial giants such as car manufacturer Daimler and chemical company BASF. The list sent to Germany several weeks ago contains 68 names of companies and individuals suspected in..
In the heats today at the 2017 World Rowing Under 23 Championships underway in Plovdiv, Southern Bulgaria, eight best times (unofficial world records) have fallen. From the very start women’s eight heats saw..
On 19 July 1879, Prince Alexander of Battenberg appointed the very first diplomatic agents in newly liberated Bulgaria. Those included Dragan Tsankov, Evlogi Georgiev and Dimitar Kirovich. 120 years later the..
On July 20, 2017 SYNTHESIS Gallery is to present Kalin Kostov’s authors exhibition Light and Silver. The exposition is based on the collodion process on black glass - a technique which requires a lot of..
On July 18th Bulgarians mark the 180th birth anniversary of revolutionary Vasil Levski. He was called the Apostle of Bulgarian Freedom even when he was alive. He created a network of revolutionary..