Northwestern Bulgaria remains the poorest region of Europe even though half a billion Leva has been allocated under the Innovation and Competitiveness programme, indicates an analysis by the Ministry of Economy of the effectiveness of..
In a popular pun, Bulgaria’s poor and backward Northwestern region has for a long time been dubbed “North-run-down” Bulgaria. After the fall of socialism and the decline of agriculture, many left the region in search of a job and a..
Fifty people continue to live in the Bulgarian village of Botevo. The Thracians were the first to settle in the lands of the village near Vratsa ( Northwestern Bulgaria ), before the Romans left their mark in the area. After the Liberation..
The process of registration of parties and coalitions at the Central Electoral Commission for the parliamentary elections on 4 April is into its second day. However, sociologists are not predicting any drastic change of the status quo prevalent..
The lack of transport connectivity and the ageing population are slowing down Northern Bulgaria’s economic growth, reads the latest analysis of the Institute for Market Economics (IME) named “The Regional Economies of Northern Bulgaria:..
Heavy rain over the past 24 hours flooded houses and gardens in three villages in Dobrich district, Northwestern Bulgaria. Abrit is the village that has suffered the worst damage, with around 70 litres of rain per square metre in just one..
America for Bulgaria Foundation announces a competition for financing of projects for development of tourism in the poorest region in the EU- Northwestern Bulgaria. The competition is open for candidates from the whole country, but project..
The money from the budget surplus from the first half of 2016 will be invested into the development of Northwestern Bulgaria, ethnically mixed regions and further work on the Hemus Motorway in Northern Bulgaria, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said..