Despite problems tourism sees increase in 2019

International tourism revenues in Bulgaria over the January-November 2019 period amount to EUR 3.6 billion , the Bulgarian National Bank has announced. Even though it was a difficult year there is a minimal growth of 0.02 percent compared to..

published on 1/17/20 6:40 PM

Bulgaria and China to manufacture electric buses

Bulgaria and China will cooperate to create production facilities for electric buses and a research and development centre in Bulgaria. To this end Stamen Yanev, Executive Director of Invest Bulgaria Agency and representatives of the Chinese..

published on 1/17/20 5:45 PM

The American Westinghouse to modernize Kozloduy NPP

The American Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a contract for the modernization of Kozloduy nuclear power plant. Westinghouse announced it would upgrade the current information and control systems of reactors 5 and 6 to the latest..

published on 1/17/20 5:15 PM
Desislava Taneva

Organic farming – a priority for Bulgaria

At the Green Week 2020 exposition in Berlin Bulgaria is laying an emphasis on organic products. There are 6,000 certified organic producers in Bulgaria, mostly SMEs. To us they are a priority, Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva..

published on 1/17/20 3:37 PM
Lukov March in 2015

Prosecutor’s office investigates gathering of European extremists in Sofia

The prosecutor’s office is launching an investigation of the Bulgarian National Union. The union is organizer of Lukov March which takes place on 22 February, an event banned by order of Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandakova. The investigation..

published on 1/17/20 2:59 PM

Ruling parties absent at discussion on electoral law organized by Bulgaria’s President

The ruling parties did not join the discussion on improving electoral law organized by Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev. MPs from the Bulgarian Socialist Party, the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, representatives of the Department Civil Registration..

published on 1/17/20 12:31 PM

203,000 domestic pigs killed in Bulgaria due to African swine fever

Over 6,000 domestic pigs were killed in the recent years worldwide due to the African swine fever. In Bulgaria a total of 203,000 pigs were killed due to this disease, Bulgaria’s Minister of Agriculture and Food Desislava Taneva said in Berlin...

published on 1/17/20 12:04 PM

Sofia ranks 297th in Numbeo’s 2020 Cost of Living Index by City

The world’s largest database of user contributed data about cities and countries worldwide Numbeo published the 2020 Cost of Living Index by City. Sofia ranks 297 th among 440 countries with highest cost of living. Varna places 333 rd , Plovdiv ranks..

published on 1/17/20 10:42 AM
Saint Nedelya Church downtown Sofia

Bulgarian Orthodox Church rejects Italian project for renovation of Saint Nedelya square

The project for renovation of Saint Nedelya Square downtown Sofia of Italian Architect Massimiliano Fuksas is unsuitable for the Bulgarian Orthodox Church , priest Kiril Popov who serves at the Saint Nedelya church said at a discussion at the Union..

published on 1/17/20 10:08 AM

Bulgarian citizen found dead in his home in London

A Bulgarian citizen was found dead in his home in London. The British authorities initiated murder investigation. The victim was identified as Krasimir Kartikov aged sixty. According to the post-mortem examination, the man died of multiple..

published on 1/17/20 9:50 AM