Kathimerini By Stavros Tzimas
The proportion of the Bulgarian population aged over 60 has increased from nearly 15 % to 22% in 30 years, according to the National Health Information Centre with the Health Ministry. The ageing of the population is a demographic process, which brings in
Maintaining regular dialogue between Southeast European countries and between other European states is a valuable achievement in the process of cooperation in the region, Bulgarian Parliamentary Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov told the participants in the 3rd c
Extracts HUMAN RIGHTS DEVELOPMENTS
Bulgaria said Thursday that it plans to award a pension to a man who was jailed over the 1981 assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II and later released through lack of evidence. "Sergei Antonov's health has been destroyed" since the trial in which "h
Most readers of novinite.com say the creation of more new jobs will improve public trust in the government.
A total of 32 insurance companies and 103 insurance brokers, licensed according to international requirements, operate on the Bulgarian insurance market, Yordan Choukov, Insurance Supervision Agency Chief Secretary, said. Foreigners participate in half of
“If we are consider ourselves highly-educated, self-confident people we are obliged to react to such publications, “ Violeta Simeonova, Bulgarian journalist, said for novinite.com, commenting an insulting Newsweek magazine publication.
Bulgaria posted a USD 877.9 M current account deficit for 2001, up from USD 701.
MPs of various political forces described the two-year, USD 300 M stand-by loan approved by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in support of Bulgaria's economic programme as "positive" and "necessary."
Abridged from Reuters Bulgaria's current account deficit worsened in 2001 as a result of global slowdown, data showed on Thursday, but analysts said it was likely to improve this year as the European economy recovers and because imports may stall.
The overall business climate index went up 6.2 points in February, which is almost entirely due to greater optimism for the business climate in construction.
A trade deficit of nearly USD 1,600 M was reported by the National Statistical Institute at a news conference on Wednesday.
The EU eastern enlargement is the major project for the final healing of the wounds between the two Europes, and even the wounds between the Christian and Muslim worlds, Daily Spanish newspaper El Pais wrote. Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar is to
The Times By Michael Evans
It is generally accepted that Bulgaria and Romania will not be included in the first round of EU entry because they are the poorest candidates, and political and structural factors would make it difficult for them to meet the criteria set by the EU, Ian B
Guenter Verheugen, EU Enlargement Commissioner statement that it would not be good for Bulgaria and Romania if they received double refusal from NATO and EU is not a threat as it was commented, Meglana Kuneva, Bulgaria’s EU Chief Negotiator said. Accordin
Direct Investment into Bulgaria on the Rise Y/Y
A Third of Bulgarians Facing Energy Poverty