Political chaos and sluggish reforms or why Bulgarian students are at the bottom of European rankings

Bulgarian students are seriously lagging behind their European peers, a new study warns. Just 5 2 % of young people aged 16-19 in this country have the basic digital skills , according to the EC's Education and Training..

20.12.22 12:30 |

Without reforms, Bulgaria has seen an increase in economic freedom

Bulgaria rose from 36th to 23rd place among 165 countries in the ranking " Economic freedom around the world 2022 ". The study, presented in Sofia by the Institute for Market Economics, is done every year by Canada's Fraser Institute . Bulgaria's..

09.09.22 12:28 |
Mikhail Gorbachev

The architect of Soviet perestroika Mikhail Gorbachev dies age 91

The last leader of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev has died at the age of 91 . Having come to power in 1981, Gorbachev initiated sweeping political and economic reforms aimed at modernizing and opening up the USSR and the Eastern bloc countries...

31.08.22 09:21 |

Bulgarians abroad: Our home country needs urgent reforms

The party that appeared on Bulgaria’s political stage two months before the two-in-on elections finished first at the expense of the support for the so-called parties of protest. “Change wins”- political scientist Parvan Simeonov said..

15.11.21 13:16 |

Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association calls for measures to support economy

The Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association (BICA) called on the new 45th National Assembly to support measures for economic development. In a declaration to Bulgaria’s Parliament, BICA called for efficient administration and transparent governance..

14.04.21 17:27 |

President Rumen Radev to seek second term

President Rumen Radev announced he would be running for a second term of office alongside Vice-President Iliana Iotova. During a one-hour press conference marking four years since his inauguration, the Bulgarian head of state called for..

01.02.21 14:34 |
President Rumen Radev

President Radev calls 2021 state budget inadequate

Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev described the 2021 state budget as “inadequate to the reality and the challenges the country will face”, our reporter Mira Stefanova informs. In President Radev’s view, the revenues set in next year’s budget have..

27.11.20 15:45 |
Lyubomir Datsov

Financier Lyubomir Datsov: There is no excuse for the slow pace of the economy

“There ought to be no excuse, for anyone, for the fact that the pace of development in this country is comparatively slow,” financier Lyubomir Datsov said for the BNR, and added that the current administration is the only one in the entire..

11.10.20 13:41 |

SANS reforms – an urgent necessity

Only 20 months after its inception, the State Agency for National Security or SANS needs urgent reforms. A series of scandals that followed leaking of classified information and a number of internal conflicts compromised the good intentions with which the..

06.11.09 13:40 |
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