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Bulgaria 'Has Huge Problem with Financial Illiteracy'

There is a huge problem with financial illiteracy in Bulgaria, renowned economist Prof Steve Hanke has opined.

Views on BG | May 11, 2015, Monday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1643

Bulgaria Narrow-Gauge Train 'Could Face the Axe'

A narrow-gauge train in Southwestern Bulgaria "is a lifeline for surrounding villages, but could face the axe," Channel News Asia warns in a report.

Views on BG | May 11, 2015, Monday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1514

Neo-Nazism Present in Bulgaria, Russian Foreign Ministry Believes

Several nationalist structures, including the Bulgarian National Movement and the Bulgarian National Union, show signs of "neo-Nazism", a report by the Russian Foreign Ministry argues.

Views on BG | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1460

AFP: Bulgaria's Working Poor Struggle to Make Ends Meet

Some 48% of Bulgaria's 7.

Views on BG | May 4, 2015, Monday // 10:24 | Viewed: 3902

Bulgarian Resorts Named Europe's Cheapest

Bulgaria's resorts are now named cheapest in Europe "for a meal out, cup of coffee and sun cream", a report run by the Daily Mail reads.

Views on BG | April 24, 2015, Friday // 07:58 | Viewed: 3181

BBC: Is Bulgaria Europe's Silicon Valley?

Bulgaria could become Europe's Silicon Valley if it tackles corruption and changes the attitudes of politicians, a Bulgarian IT entrepreneur tells the BBC in a report of the British broadcaster.

Views on BG | April 20, 2015, Monday // 11:57 | Viewed: 4634

Newsweek: Iron Curtain Back in Bulgaria, Migrants Face Brutality

"The Iron Curtain is back...

Views on BG | April 19, 2015, Sunday // 12:12 | Viewed: 2456

German NGO Calls on Berlin not to Send Asylum Seekers Back to Bulgaria

Mistreatment, accommodation centers that are unfit for human beings and month-long detentions are just some aspect of Bulgarian authorities' attitude to refugees, a German NGO argues.

Views on BG | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1461

Is Bulgaria a 16th Republic or a 51st State?

"Bulgaria is now an unhappy country.

Views on BG | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 3289

NY Times: Bulgaria Puts Up a New Wall, but This One Keeps People Out

Bulgaria is bracing for new refugee influx as the weather gets milder in the spring, the New York Times says in a recent article summarizing Bulgaria's effort to curb the flow through border security measures.

Views on BG | April 6, 2015, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 3212

Reuters: Bulgaria Struggling to Deal with Pension System's Strain on Economy

For all the noisy debate in Western Europe about foreign workers, mass emigration puts economies of former Eastern Bloc members under pressure, a recent report on EurActiv argues while discussing Bulgaria's demographic problems.

Views on BG | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 2384

BBC: Only Qualified Musicians Allowed to Plovdiv's Main Street

The recent decision of authorities in Bulgaria's second largest city Plovdiv to allow only qualified musicians to play on its main street, appeared in an article of the BBC on Thursday.

Views on BG | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 21:47 | Viewed: 2025

Euronews: Why Is Bulgaria the EU's Most Unhappy Country?

There are various reasons that make Bulgarians the most unhappy EU citizens, according to an article that appeared on the website of Euronews earlier this week.

Views on BG | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 14:44 | Viewed: 8291

Bulgaria and Romania Praised for Entrepreneurial Efforts in Wine Industry, The Guardian

forthcoming international success for the wine industries of Bulgaria and Romania predicted by wine journalist David Williams.

Views on BG | March 16, 2015, Monday // 11:22 | Viewed: 7573

BBC: Bulgaria PM Borisov Seeks to Halt Security Turmoil

Tensions in Bulgaria's coalition government of PM Boyko Borisov are more about the speed of change than differences in policy, a report on the BBC argues, citing "analysts".

Views on BG | March 13, 2015, Friday // 09:08 | Viewed: 6734

''Communism Didn’t Die in 1989: It Lives in People’s Minds,' Bulgarian Photographer for TIME Magazine

Time magazine featured a photo essay, telling the story of Yana Paskova and her return journey to the Balkans.

Views on BG | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 11:58 | Viewed: 11930

Balcaniecaucaso Tells the Touching Story of Bulgaria's Gorna Bela Rechka

A small village in Northwestern Bulgaria - Gorna Bela Rechka is no exception to the sad reality of the region - poor, desolated and seemingly asleep.

Views on BG | March 3, 2015, Tuesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 2547

Reuters: No More Incentives for Bulgarian Renewable Energy Installations

Bulgarian Parliament overturned its former decision Thursday for preferential pricing of renewable energy installations across the country.

Views on BG | February 27, 2015, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1197

Reuters: Strong Banking Ties to Greece Pose Risk for Bulgaria, Balkans

Balkan countries including Bulgaria “remain highly vulnerable to the threat of Greek financial collapse” due to their strong banking and trade links with Greece, Reuters said.

Views on BG | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 10:50 | Viewed: 2845

Amnesty International Notes Bulgaria's Mixed Record on Human Righs in 2014

Amnesty International released its annual report on Wednesday, which documents the state of the human rights during 2014 in 160 countries, including Bulgaria.

Views on BG | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2388

VoA: Bulgaria Key Battleground in US-Russia Energy War

Bulgaria is on the frontline of confrontation between the US and Russia as the former is battling Moscow's energy dominance in Eastern Europe, according to a recent article.

Views on BG | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 2199