Sofia marks International Day of Peace

"The toughest battle today is against hatred and denial that have inhabited our souls," Vice President Iliana Yotova said at a solemn celebration a day before the International Day of Peace at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in Sofia. The..

published on 9/20/19 7:08 PM

False sick leaves inflict 200 million euros of damage to Bulgarian Treasury each year, employers say

A working group within the National Tripartite Cooperation Council (comprising representatives of the government, employers and trade unions) are to address the problem of fake sick leaves in the country in recent years. According to employers,..

published on 9/20/19 6:32 PM

Three companies share market in EU School Fruit, Vegetables and Milk scheme in Bulgaria

The National Association for Healthy Children’s Nutrition has announced that three large dairy companies have split the market and are absorbing most of the funds under the EU School Fruit, Vegetables and Milk scheme in Bulgaria. According to..

published on 9/20/19 6:23 PM

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov wants full check of Bulgarian National Radio's management

The Bulgarian Socialist Party has demanded the creation of a parliamentary committee of inquiry over the recent scandal, related to stopping BNR's major broadcast - Horizon, for 5 hours on September 13. Socialist leader Cornelia Ninova has spoken..

published on 9/20/19 3:47 PM
Minister Mladen Marinov

Migrant pressure situation in Bulgaria is complicated, Minister Marinov says

Bulgarian Minister of Interior Mladen Marinov has said that the current migrant pressure situation in this country is complicated. Minister Marinov made the statement after meeting with Greece's Minister responsible for Migration, George Koumoutsakos...

published on 9/20/19 2:23 PM

Preparations underway for Vladimir Putin to visit Bulgaria next year

“Bulgaria seeks to conduct a pragmatic, balanced policy towards Russia,” said in parliament Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. The only  problem left unresolved on which we have been negotiating, are arms licenses. In Boyko Borissov’s words, the..

published on 9/20/19 12:26 PM
Sotir Tsatsarov

Bulgarian Prosecutor General and Deputy Prosecutor General meet with Eurojust President Ladislav Hamran

Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov and Deputy Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev held a working meeting in the Hague with Eurojust President Ladislav Hamran Their talks centred on cooperation in combating organized crime and corruption, trafficking..

published on 9/20/19 10:40 AM

Growth in direct investment in Bulgaria over first 7 months of year

Direct investments in Bulgaria over the first 7 months of 2019 amounted to 532.7 million euro, indicate Bulgarian National Bank  data. The net investment flow by foreign nationals in real estate property in Bulgaria until the end of July is 3.6..

published on 9/20/19 10:19 AM
Atanas Temelkov

Cause of National Revenue Agency data leak is incorrect system upgrade

“The personal identity code provided by the National Revenue Agency to users is the lowest level of protection,” said Atanas Temelkov, chair of the State E-government Agency addressing the parliamentary ad-hoc committee investigating the leak of the..

published on 9/19/19 7:09 PM
Jock Palfreeman

Convicted murderer Australian Jock Palfreeman granted parole by Appellate Court

Australian Jock Palfreeman, who was serving a 20-year prison sentence for fatally stabbing university student Andrei Monov, has been released on parole by a decision of the Appellate Court, Sofia. The crime was committed in the centre of Sofia..

published on 9/19/19 6:32 PM