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Radio Bulgaria to resume its audio broadcast

"Radio Bulgaria needs to resume its sound presence and we are to work together with the team, in order to build a firm concept in this direction." This was what BNR Director General Andon Baltakov said in his first interview with Radio Bulgaria. On..

updated on 2/14/20 7:59 PM

PM Boyko Borissov: We have been the only ones to deal with illegal migration

Within the framework of the Munich Security Conference, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with Bavarian Prime Minister Marcus Zöder. During the conversation, PM Borissov pointed out that Bulgaria was the only country that has coped with illegal..

updated on 2/14/20 6:53 PM

IMF: Inequality in Bulgaria keeps growing

According to Jaewoo Lee, Head of the IMF mission for Bulgaria, inequality in this country keeps growing. As a measure to provide more resources for social spending, the Fund proposes increasing the maximum social security income without..

published on 2/14/20 6:15 PM

President Rumen Radev: Bulgarian wine is of world-class quality

Viticulture and wine-making are part of Bulgaria’s national traditions and a living connection with our ancestors, said President Rumen Radev in his address to residents and guests of Ivaylovgrad, southeastern Bulgaria. The President, who was there..

published on 2/14/20 5:41 PM

"Coffee of Tolerance" brings together representatives of different ethnicities and religions in Plovdiv

For the sixth consecutive year, representatives of all communities and religions in Plovdiv have gathered for the traditional “Tolerance Coffee” at the Dzhumaya Mosque in the city centre.  The event recalls and points out the centuries-old..

published on 2/14/20 3:53 PM

Bulgaria's PM Borissov believes Western diplomacy should be more active in solving world conflicts

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov told the You tube of the Munich Security Conference that Europe, the US and Canada should be more involved in multiple military conflicts through diplomatic channels in order to achieve peace in Libya, Iran, Iraq,..

published on 2/14/20 2:03 PM

Bulgaria's GDP goes up 3.5% in one year

According to estimates of Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute, in the fourth quarter of 2019 Bulgaria's GDP has increased by 3.5% compared to the same period of 2018, reaching EUR 16,5 bln. Final consumption accounted for the highest share of GDP..

published on 2/14/20 12:09 PM

40,000 e-clients of Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency threatened by software issues

The access of more than 40,000 citizens to the e-services of Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency (NRA) can be interrupted in a few days. This will be because of the security measures taken by the revenue agency when transferring data between its servers..

published on 2/14/20 11:55 AM

Average wages in Bulgaria differ over 4 times in different regions

Seven municipalities in Bulgaria surpass the capital Sofia in terms of the average wage, a study of the Institute for Market Economics shows. Although Sofia is the country's undoubted economic leader, the average salary in the capital is 795 euros,..

published on 2/14/20 11:37 AM

The Bulgarian currency is undervalued, says Finance Minister Goranov

The Bulgarian lev is undervalued, Bulgaria's Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov said, referring to econometric models for evaluating the exchange rates used by the IMF . Once again, Goranov has denied fears that the savings of Bulgarian citizens will..

published on 2/13/20 8:15 PM