The average gross monthly salary in Bulgaria has reached 572 euro, as the rise compared to the same period of the previous year is 8.2%, according to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI). The increase compared to the first quarter of this year is 4.5%.Sectors with the highest average wages are the technology sector - 1669 euro, finance and insurance - 983 euro, energy - 931 euro. In comparison to the same period of the previous year, the average monthly salary in the second quarter of 2018 in the public sector rose by 9.6%, while in the private sector the rise reached 7.6 percent.
With a qualified two-thirds majority – 80 out of a total of 120 MPs – parliament in Skopje voted the amendments to the constitution that will allow the country to change its name to the Republic of North Macedonia. The name change, put down in..
Bulgaria has submitted the rotating presidency of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region to Romania. Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Denitsa Nikolova, who is National Coordinator of the Strategy, handed over the symbol of..
Vice President Iliyana Yotova is on a working visit to Hungary at the invitation of the Bulgarian community there. During her visit, Yotova met with representatives of the Bulgarian Republican Self-Government in Hungary. In the city of..