Salaries of Bulgarian teachers rise January 1 next year

Bulgarian Minister of Education and Science Krasimir Valchev told bTV that as of January 1, 2019, teachers' salaries will rise by 20%, thus the average gross salary would reach 650 euro. He added that until the end of the mandate of this government the..

published on 8/14/18 2:54 PM

National Statistical Institute reports 3.5 per cent annual inflation in July

Annual inflation in Bulgaria in July 2018 in comparison to July 2017 is 3.5 percent, according to data by the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute. Since the beginning of the year inflation has reached 1.7%. The average annual inflation for..

published on 8/14/18 1:29 PM
Bencho Benchev

Prosecutor’s office presses charges against municipal councilor connected to crime group with leader Dimitar Zhelyazkov, aka Mityo Ochite

The district prosecutor’s office in Bourgas has pressed charges against the deputy chairman of the Municipal Council of Bourgas Bencho Benchev - of aiding and abetting Dimitar Zhelyazkov, alias Mityo Ochite ('Mityo the Eyes') in escaping prosecution,..

published on 8/14/18 11:30 AM
Vice Admiral Lisa Franchetti and Rear Admiral Mitko Petev

Bulgarian and US naval military exercise taking place near Varna

A joint military exercise with the participation of ships from the Bulgarian and the US navy is taking place near Varna on the Black Sea. The exercise involves an American destroyer, which is currently in the Black Sea as well as four high-speed..

published on 8/14/18 10:44 AM

World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva: Entry to the Eurozone will not lead to any significant price rise in Bulgaria

In an interview for the Bulgarian National Radio, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva commented that Bulgaria’s entry into the Eurozone will not lead to any significant rise in prices. She added that as it moves towards the monetary union, the..

published on 8/14/18 9:56 AM

Websites blocked over counterfeit goods trade

Anti-mafia police from the department combating cybercrime have blocked websites over trade in counterfeit goods parallel to sales in stores and companies in the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach. Hundreds of articles have been confiscated bearing..

published on 8/13/18 5:43 PM

No threat for environment, people in wake of fuel oil spill near Sozopol

There is no threat for the environment and for tourists in the wake of the fuel oil spill from the sunken ship near the Black Sea town of Sozopol.  This was the message of Valtcho Tcholakov regional district of Bourgas after a meeting of the crisis..

published on 8/13/18 4:58 PM

Nessebar municipal councilor Peyko Yankov seized

Following a ten-day search, the municipal councilor from the Black Sea town of Nessebar Peyko Yankov has been detained, the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office has said. Charges have been brought against Yankov of being part of an organized criminal..

published on 8/13/18 3:18 PM

Bulgarians consume more and more palm oil products

Ivan Grancharov from the Bulgarian Association of Dairy Processors has warned that in the last few years Bulgarians have been increasingly consuming products containing palm oil. A total of 12 thousand tonnes of palm oil have been consumed in the form..

published on 8/13/18 2:10 PM

Bulgarian government to earmark additional BGN 20 million for scientific research

The Bulgarian government will vote next week on earmarking an additional funding of about BGN 20 mln for scientific research. This was announced by the Minister of Education and Science Krasimir Valchev at a briefing after a meeting with members of the..

updated on 8/13/18 12:32 PM