Traditionally, Bulgaria celebrates today the International Women’s Day. The fest has got rid of its political nuance over the past years, turning simply into an occasion for men to show their positive attitude towards women around them. A Walk a Mile in Her Shoes march was organized for a third year in a row by the representation of the EP downtown Sofia. The idea is men, wearing high heels to express their support for sex equality, solidarity with women’s issues and to attract attention to domestic and sexual abuse in Bulgaria. According to the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights in 2014 28 percent of Bulgarian women were victims of physical or sexual violence by their partners.
Bulgaria’s Ministry of Finance published the draft bill of the country’s state budget for 2019. The Finance Ministry is planning a deficit to the tune of 0.5% from the GDP. The public debt continues to decrease. Next year the authorities are not..
In 2017 Bulgaria’s debt amounted to EUR 13.2 billion, or 25.6% of the country’s gross domestic product, the National Statistical Institute informs. According to final data, the State Government sector registered a budget surplus of EUR 573 million, or..
At a meeting this weekend with the Vice Chairperson of the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress Cao Jianming Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev called for stepping up investment cooperation with China in the field of science and..