USA backs Three Seas initiative of Bulgaria's President

Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev has held a telephone conversation with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Boyce. In the conversation, Boyce expressed the support of the United States for the presidential initiative "Three Seas" in 2021 in..

published on 10/28/20 7:43 PM

Medical scientists from Bulgarian Academy of Sciences call for united efforts in fighting Covid-19

The members of the Department of Medical Sciences at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, which includes some of the most prominent specialists in Bulgaria in the field of medicine and healthcare, have called on Bulgarian citizens not to underestimate the..

published on 10/28/20 5:56 PM

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers approves draft budget for 2021.

The Bulgarian Government has pproved and submitted to the National Assembly the draft state budget for 2021. Among the priorities of the draft budget are the income, education, health, social, pension and defense policies.  Additional expenditures are..

published on 10/28/20 5:26 PM
Social Minister Denitsa Sacheva

Bulgarian government to look for opportunities to support pandemic-hit sectors

Bulgaria's Ministry of Social Affairs will look for ways to use European funds to help employers who have to stop their operation due to the pandemic, Social Affairs Minister Denitsa Sacheva told reporters . According to Sacheva, who is taking part in a..

published on 10/28/20 4:20 PM

Private educational centres, language schools under threat of bankruptcy

A number of educational centres, language schools and daycare centres are under threat of bankruptcy because of the order issued by the minister of health which halts in-person activities as of 29 October. Quite a few of their owners do not..

published on 10/28/20 3:32 PM

Start of third stage of 60/40 measure

The National Employment Agency has given the start to the third stage of the 60/40 measure targeted at employers who want to keep their staff after the end of the emergency epidemic situation. The financial support during the new stage will..

published on 10/28/20 3:03 PM

Restrictive measures will prevent the holding of important economic events: Bulgarian Industrial Association

The Bulgarian Industrial Association is demanding that Health Minister Kostadin Angelov reconsider the new restrictive anti-coronavirus measures which come into effect on 29 October. In a letter addressed to Minister Angelov the..

published on 10/28/20 2:18 PM

Illegal transportation of people criminalized

The National Assembly approved, definitively, amendments envisaging 2-5 years of imprisonment for the public transportation of passengers without permission, registration and license. The motor vehicle will be confiscated whoever the..

published on 10/28/20 1:41 PM

EU will not intervene in Bulgaria-North Macedonia controversy: German ambassador to North Macedonia

“Bilateral relations should be resolved bilaterally. The EU cannot intervene in the relations between a member country and an applicant country,”  Germany’s ambassador to North Macedonia Anke Holstein said during the opening addresses of the joint..

published on 10/28/20 1:02 PM

Protest against amendments to Labor Code takes place downtown Sofia

A protest against the proposed amendments to the Labor Code took place near the National Assembly building downtown Sofia. Increasing overtime from 150 to 300 hours a year is to the detriment of the employees, especially of people with high-risk jobs,..

published on 10/28/20 12:21 PM