Former Deputy Minister of Economy accused of EU funds embezzlement

Former Deputy Minister of Economy Alexander Manolev, who resigned earlier this month, has been charged with misappropriation of EU funds. According to the prosecution, Manolev and the daughter of his children’s nanny – Anna Dimitrova have received about..

published on 4/25/19 6:24 PM

Children have dyed 1000 eggs downtown Sofia

Ombudsman Maya Manolova and 250 children from schools in the capital dyed 1,000 eggs today at St. Nedelya Square downtown Sofia in the framework of Easter for Everyone campaign. "The idea is for children to learn to believe in kindness and to do good..

published on 4/25/19 4:15 PM

Former Energy Minister Rumen Ovcharov goes back to court

Former Minister of Energy Rumen Ovcharov and two other people go to court for intentional impassivity, that caused damage of 12 million euros to Bobov Dol Mines - the largest mine for underground extraction of coal in Bulgaria. The indictment..

published on 4/25/19 3:36 PM

Number of Bulgarian students decreases by 3% in one year

During the 2018/2019 academic year the total number of Bulgarian students in the four educational-qualification degrees- professional bachelors, bachelors, Master and PhD students amounted to 229.5 thousand, the National Statistical Institute..

published on 4/25/19 1:07 PM

Bulgaria’s Parliament ratifies agreement with World Bank to open office of IBRD in Sofia

Bulgaria’s National Assembly ratified the agreement between Bulgaria and the World Bank to open an office of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Sofia. Over 300 highly-qualified experts in IT, finance, human resources and..

published on 4/25/19 11:27 AM

Lamb meat imported from North Macedonia meets all EU standards: Bulgarian Food Safety Agency

The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency announced that the lamb meat from North Macedonia sold on the Bulgarian market is safe and meets all EU standards. It is accompanied with veterinary health certificates issued by the competent authorities in the..

published on 4/25/19 10:04 AM

Bulgaria’s Vice President Iliana Yotova meets foreign students of Bulgarian descent

Bulgaria’s Vice President Iliana Yotova met with foreign students of Bulgarian descent studying at the Medical University- Sofia. The students demand a broader information campaign on the opportunities for university education in Bulgaria,..

published on 4/24/19 7:03 PM

Exports of Bulgarian agriculture produce up

Exports of Bulgarian agriculture produce and food reached EUR 4.5-5 billion. The export of these products exceeds imports by over EUR 1 billion, Bulgaria’s Minister of Agriculture and Food Rumen Porozhanov said at the Easter Forum themed Yes to..

published on 4/24/19 6:03 PM

Bulgaria is preparing to terminate contracts with AES Galabovo and ContourGlobal thermal power plants

The European Commission has sent letters to Sofia informing that the contracts with the two thermal power plants in the Maritsa East Basin (Maritsa East 1 and 3) are a form of state aid. That is why the Bulgarian authorities should enter into its role..

published on 4/24/19 5:07 PM

Lockheed Martin ready to establish maintenance, repair and overhaul facility in Bulgaria

Lockheed Martin informed the Bulgarian authorities that it is ready to establish maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Bulgaria, if a deal for the acquisition of F-16 Bloc 70 fighter aircraft is completed . “This means that for each..

published on 4/24/19 4:23 PM