Forum in Sofia says NO to hate speech and extremism

Just as the controversy over the Istanbul Convention (the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence) that polarized society in Bulgaria was beginning to die down, another problem..

published on 2/19/18 1:44 PM

Balkan Developments

Patriarch Neophyte: The Bulgarian Orthodox Church shall perform its duty to the Macedonian Orthodox Church In a statement for BGNES news agency Patriatch Neophye welcomed the visit to Macedonia by President Rumen Radev describing it as “joyful..

published on 2/19/18 11:22 AM

Asen Mladenov about the region of Trun – past and present

It takes but one visit to Trun and its environs to fall in love with the place. We talk to Asen Mladenov, a resident of the area whose family has been living here for nine generations, about this “uncut diamond” of Bulgaria. For 30 years he has..

published on 2/18/18 8:15 AM

Testament to posterity opened in Razgrad

The Regional Governor of Razgrad Gunay Husmen has opened a testament to posterity dating back to 1975. On 1 August 1975, the bottle with the message was placed in the wall of the then state-run dress-making factory “Vasil Kolarov”. The..

published on 2/17/18 9:15 AM

Konstantin Penkov on philately as passion, hobby and profession

Today we are to tell you the interesting story of Bulgarian archaeologist and philatelist Konstantin Penkov who has been searching for the world’s most expensive and valuable post stamps. Konstantin managed to turn his hobby into his job. He..

published on 2/17/18 8:00 AM

Bulgarian children to be trained for astronauts at Space Camp Turkey in Izmir

Inventor Elon Musk joked in his extravagant style when launching his electric vehicle to Mars. Meanwhile celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking warned that in 200 years only mankind will have to find a new planet. Then, people will be forced to..

published on 2/16/18 3:59 PM

Bulgarians applying to universities abroad most often opt for law, economics and engineering

When they want to go and study at university abroad, prospective students from Bulgaria most often opt for law, economics and engineering, say the organizers of the World Education Fair, to be held at the end of this week with the participation of..

published on 2/16/18 1:00 PM

BTA – one of the world’s first news institutions

The Bulgarian news agency BTA is to host the biggest media forum in the history of Bulgaria – the 6 th News Agencies World Congress in 2019 which will bring together in Sofia delegations from 150 countries. On 16 February 120 years ago, the..

published on 2/16/18 12:59 PM

National cyber-hygiene campaign raises awareness on where and how we are vulnerable online

It would be next to impossible to find even one internet user who has never been the target of cyber-attack. Of this, cyber security experts have no doubt whatsoever. They say that there are two kinds of people and companies – the kind that..

published on 2/15/18 2:22 PM

Balkan Developments

Nikola Dimitrov: History smiled to Bulgaria and Macedonia “The symbolism of February 14 makes me say that on this day history smiled to Bulgaria and Macedonia and their future is wide open”, Macedonia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola..

published on 2/15/18 11:06 AM