Bulgaria's Minister of Labor and Social Policy Denitsa Sacheva

Nearly 62,000 Bulgarians lost their jobs during state of emergency

A total of 61,644 Bulgarians registered at the employment offices since the beginning of the state of emergency, this country’s Minister of Labor and Social Policy Denitsa Sacheva announced. Some of these people have lost their jobs in Bulgaria due..

published on 4/8/20 12:52 PM

Bulgaria’s cabinet adopts programme for prevention and protection against domestic violence

Bulgaria’s government adopted the 2020 National Programme for Prevention and Protection against Domestic Violence. The document is developed by several ministries: the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior, the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice, the Bulgarian..

published on 4/8/20 12:28 PM

Bulgaria provides new humanitarian aid to Albania

Bulgaria ’s cabinet has approved an additional humanitarian aid for Albania to the tune of EUR 100,000 to assist its recovery from the strong earthquake in November 26, 2019. In November last year Bulgaria already granted another EUR 100,000 to..

published on 4/8/20 11:48 AM

Bulgarian syndicate alarms about growing tension in employment offices

The Administrative Workers Syndicate with the Confederation of Labor Podkrepa alarms about escalating tension among employees of Bulgaria’s employment offices over the long queues of people wishing to register there . The syndicate called for..

published on 4/8/20 11:15 AM

International Roma Day – no celebrations this year

Sources from the Roma community in Bulgaria say that in the conditions of state of emergency over Covid-19 they are not going to mark International Roma Day, 8 April, with the usual celebrations. On this day the Roma all over the world..

published on 4/8/20 10:48 AM
Desislava Taneva

Chain stores are not responding to call for more Bulgarian products: Agriculture Minister Taneva

Minister of Agriculture and Food Desislava Taneva said that chain stores in the country are not responding to the proposal of the agriculture ministry for more products made in Bulgaria on the domestic market. The Ministry of Agriculture..

published on 4/8/20 10:33 AM
Bulgarian Development Bank

Bulgarian Development Bank management dismissed

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov announced that he had ordered the dismissal of the CEO and the board of the Bulgarian Development Bank . The Bulgarian prime minister stated that the reason for this decision was that the bank granted a loan of..

published on 4/8/20 9:50 AM
Boyko Borissov

Mass testing for Covid-19 to begin in Bansko

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov stated, at a briefing at the Council of Ministers, that he had ordered mass testing for Covid-19 using rapid tests in the town of Bansko, which was quarantined in the course of 14 days . The aim of the tests is to..

published on 4/8/20 9:13 AM

Growth rate of new Covid-19 cases in Bulgaria slows compared to day earlier

16 new coronavirus cases have been registered over the past 24 hours out of a total of 496 tests carried out, announced the National Crisis Staff at 8 AM on Wednesday. Six people have been hospitalized. This brings the total number..

published on 4/8/20 8:59 AM

Urban transport with altered working hours due to crisis

As of 8 April, 2020, public transport in Sofia is running with altered working hours for optimizing its lines and guaranteeing service in the conditions of the emergency situation, Sofia municipality has announced.  The last urban..

published on 4/8/20 8:11 AM