Good relations with Erdogan serve Bulgaria national interest: Ekaterina Zaharieva

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva told the Bulgarian National Television that good relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are important for the sake of Bulgaria’s national interest. She went on to say that Turkey is..

published on 11/25/17 9:46 AM

Bulgarian MEP Eva Maydell elected president of European Movement International

The Bulgarian member of the European Parliament from Gerb and the European People’s Party Eva Maydell has been elected president of the European Movement International. The European Movement International is a network of pro-European..

published on 11/25/17 9:33 AM

Prosecutor’s Office brings charges in connection with Hera ship sinking

Fourteen years after the sinking of the Bulgarian ship Hera, the Sofia Prosecutor’s Office has brought charges against two persons – Milen Balchev, Director of Providence Shipping & Trading OOD, and Stefcho Minchev, Technical Director of the..

published on 11/24/17 5:48 PM
Bulgarian medics in Mali

No Bulgarian medics hurt in Mali attack, terrorists in Egypt kill more than 200

No Bulgarian medics have been hurt in the terrorist attack in Mali today, the Ministry of Defense has said. The attack took place at a big distance from the base where the Bulgarian medics are located. There are no reports of direct threat..

published on 11/24/17 5:34 PM

Bulgarians from Ukraine happy with choice of Bulgarian university

The Danube town of Svishtov hosted a meeting of ethnic Bulgarians from Bessarabia, Ukraine – currently students from different courses at the Academy of Economics in that town – with Deputy Rector Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Ninov. Assoc. Prof. Ninov..

published on 11/24/17 5:18 PM

Production of fruit and vegetables in Bulgaria decreased threefold in past 25 years

Between 1992 and 2016 production of fruit and vegetables in Bulgaria decreased nearly threefold, data of the National Union of Gardeners in Bulgaria show. Due to te significant increase of imports of fruit and vegetables many farmers prefer to grow..

published on 11/24/17 4:39 PM

Bulgaria’s authorities unveil measures to reduce air pollution

A conference named Problems and Solutions for Improving Quality of Ambient Air was held in Sofia. The conference was organized by the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water and aims at taking measures on a national level to reduce air pollution...

published on 11/24/17 4:25 PM

First logistics center for E-commerce with China opened near Plovdiv

The first 16+1 Logistics  Center and Pavilion for E-commerce in Agricultural and Other Products with China and the countries from the Central and Eastern Europe was opened near the city of Plovdiv. Its task will be to promote the capabilities of our..

published on 11/24/17 3:11 PM

Bulgarian Presidency of Council of European Union to seek consensus decisions in active dialogue with citizens

Bulgaria’s capital Sofia hosted a meeting of the Group of Directors General for Industrial Relations under the European Commission. The event is on the calendar of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Bulgaria’s Deputy..

published on 11/24/17 2:30 PM

Number of students in Bulgaria 17% down on 2002

A report of the monitoring of education and training in Bulgaria established that in 2016 the number of students in the country was 17% down on 2002 due to the low birth rate and migration. Up to 2009 university students had been increasing in number,..

published on 11/24/17 1:41 PM