Machine voting in Bulgaria dropped for local elections only

Machine voting will be dropped only for the local elections in Bulgaria, the legal committee at the National Assembly has decided. After the local elections on October 27th, in sections of more than 300 voters, machine voting will be only allowed..

published on 7/23/19 6:30 PM

Bulgaria and North Macedonia to cooperate in fight against trafficking in human beings

In Ohrid, Interior Minister of North Macedonia Oliver Spasovski and Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Krassimir Karakachanov, have signed a protocol on cooperation in the fight against trafficking in human beings. Signing this..

published on 7/23/19 5:40 PM

Bulgaria and Croatia to strengthen partnership in security and defense

At a time of unpredictable challenges, Bulgaria and Croatia are to intensify their cooperation and hold regular consultations on key issues part of the European and regional agenda. Both countries will be working on strategic dimensions of the..

published on 7/23/19 5:30 PM

Eurostat: Bulgaria gave citizenship to 914 people from countries outside EU in 2017

Bulgaria has given citizenship to 914 citizens from countries outside the European Union. This is what the latest data from the European Statistical Office Eurostat, released today shows, referring to 2017. Most Bulgarian passports were issued to..

published on 7/23/19 5:07 PM

President Radev vetoes ratification of F-16 aircraft deal

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev has vetoed the ratification of the deal for new fighter jets for the Air Force. The head of state has returned to parliament the ratification of agreements related to the acquisition of F-16 Block 70 from the United..

published on 7/23/19 3:35 PM

Prosecutor's Office: Employer of man accused of hacking NRA involved in cyber racketeering

Prior to publishing National Revenue Agency database containing data about 5 million citizens on the Internet, 20-year-old Kristian Boykov had been searching for information about Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and..

published on 7/23/19 3:12 PM

Bulgaria has taken measures against African swine fever

Veterinary experts from the EU have arrived to Bulgaria in order to check measures taken by the Bulgarian authorities against the spread of African swine fever. There are more than 10 identified areas of infection. In addition, preventive actions are..

published on 7/23/19 2:26 PM

Practically all Bulgarians of working age have loans

2.47 million Bulgarians have loans, some have more than one, Bulgarian National Bank statistics show. The names of practically all Bulgarians of working age are on the Central Credit Register, and every Bulgarian household has at least one..

published on 7/23/19 12:10 PM
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Government debt goes up against the background of budgetary surplus

The Bulgarian Ministry of Finance has announced that at an auction on Monday it successfully sold government bonds worth 200 million Leva (102.26 million euro).   Another auction is planned for 29 July for another 200 million Leva, the..

published on 7/23/19 11:13 AM

Bulgaria offers new competitive conditions for Volkswagen plant

Bulgaria is still in the race for the Volkswagen plant, said Minister of Economy Emil Karanikolov. Like Turkey, Bulgaria has also made the company a tempting offer and is now awaiting its decision. For two countries to remain in the race out..

published on 7/23/19 9:51 AM