Boyko Borissov: We want a commissioner for cybersecurity and IT management

“Bulgaria wants the modern portfolios in the future European Commission – cybersecurity and IT management,” said PM Boyko Borissov in a comment on a publication by Pollitico that Bulgaria wants an EU Commissioner for agriculture. In Boyko..

published on 8/23/19 5:52 PM
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President Rumen Radev to take part in celebrations of 142nd anniversary of Shipka epopee

On Saturday, 24 August, President Rumen Radev is to take part in the official celebrations on the occasion of the 142 nd anniversary of the Shipka epopee from the 1877-1878 Russo-Turkish war . The battle at the Shipka pass in the Balkan..

published on 8/23/19 5:38 PM

European day of remembrance for victims of totalitarian regimes marked in Sofia

The European day of remembrance for victims of Stalinism and Nazism, and of totalitarian regimes, was marked in Sofia today. The anniversary was marked by members of the public and the chairman of the Union of Democratic Forces, SDS, Rumen..

published on 8/23/19 4:16 PM

The first new gold mine in 40 years inaugurated in Bulgaria

The first new gold mine in t he country in 40 years was inaugurated near Krumovghrad in Southern Bulgaria, with an official ceremonmy  attended by P rime Minister Boyko Borissov.  The investment is by the private..

published on 8/23/19 3:01 PM

Record growth rate in index of turnover in services

National Statistical Institute data regarding the index of turnover in services indicate that during the second quarter of this year IT company turnover marked a record growth rate of 28.9 percent compared to the same period of last year...

published on 8/23/19 1:48 PM

Fitch Ratings: Bulgaria may adopt Euro by 2023

Bulgaria may adopt the Euro until 2023, a report of Fitch Ratings reads. The document reminds that the procedure started in 2018 and by the end of 2019, it will become clear when Bulgaria will join the ERM2 mechanism, also known as the Eurozone’s..

published on 8/23/19 12:33 PM

Electric scooters can be rented from 200 points in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia

The citizens and guests of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia can use another service as of today, August 23. A total of 154 electric scooters can be rented at nearly 200 free parking spots, Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova announced. The Shared Travel campaign is..

published on 8/23/19 11:36 AM

Bulgaria wants its candidate to head Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development at new European Commission: Politico

Bulgaria wants its current Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel to head the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development at the new European Commission, Politico informs. We are interested in the agriculture..

published on 8/23/19 10:33 AM

Bulgarian Ministry of Health: samples for Legionnaires’ disease taken from hotel in Sunny Beach resort are negative

In relation with information of the British tabloid Mirror about two British tourists who had passed away from Legionnaires’ disease after staying at a hotel in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Ministry of Health informs that the samples for Legionnaires’..

published on 8/22/19 5:45 PM

Security measures at airports in Bulgaria tightened after yesterday’s bomb threats

Tightened security measures are in place at the airports in Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna and Bourgas after yesterday’s false bomb threats. Bomb threats were emailed yesterday to airports and media. Sofia airport was not evacuated and there was no..

updated on 8/22/19 3:46 PM