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Bulgaria Surveys Suggestions for .eu Internet Domain in Cyrillic

Bulgaria's State Agency for Information Technologies and Communication announced Monday a procedure for suggestions about the potential registration of a .eu Internet domain in Cyrillic.

Society | November 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2112

Samokov Residents Block Major Crossroad in Protest against Heavy Truck Traffic

More than 100 residents of Bulgaria's Samokov blocked Monday a major crossroad of the town as a sign of protest against the heavy truck traffic on the road, which connects the town with the capital city of Sofia.

Society | November 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1328

Sofia University "St. Kliment of Ohrid" Celebrates 120th Anniversary

Bulgaria's oldest institution of higher education, the Sofia University "St. Kliment of Ohrid" celebrated Monday the 120th anniversary since its founding with a variety of events.

Society | November 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1563

Bulgaria Environmental Minister Issues Construction Ban for Kaliakra Area

The Bulgarian Environmental Minister Dzhevdet Chakurov has issued a ban on construction activities in the area of the Black Sea cape Kaliakra, the Ministry's press-center reported. The decree aims at preserving and protecting the nature and the species i

Society | November 23, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2678

Sofia Municipality Slates BGN 3,6 M to Renovate City's Cemeteries

The Sofia municipality is going to complete the renovation of the city's cemeteries "Bakurena Fabrika", "Gorna Banya", Malachevtsi" and the Central Sofia Cemetery, the municipality's press center announced on Sunday. The amount to be invested in the reno

Society | November 23, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1837

Bulgaria Weekend Snow Storm Brings Traffic Havoc, Cuts Power Supply

Due to the weekend winter storm, bringing heavy snow and strong winds, many areas in the country are still without electricity, while icy roads have been blamed for numerous traffic accidents. The Ministry of Emergency Situations announced that none of t

Society | November 23, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2776

Mayor: All Sofia Streets Are Perfectly Cleaned of Snow

All streets across Bulgaria's capital have been perfectly cleaned of snow and the bridges - sanded, Mayor Boyko Borissov said Saturday. A total of six emergency crews are still working to remove the branches that have fallen directly on the roads and imp

Society | November 22, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2053

Strong Winds Blow in Snow to Sofia

Sofia woke up Saturday morning to find everything around covered with snow and the snowflakes will continue falling from the sky until the afternoon, meteorologists predicted. The snowfall came after strong winds overturned garbage containers, broke bran

Society | November 22, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2451

EIB Loans Sofia Municipality EUR 105 for Metro Construction

The Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov signed Friday a contract with the European Investment Bank under which the bank loans Sofia Municipality EUR 105 M for the construction of 6,35 km of subway lines.

Society | November 21, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1910

Bulgaria's Population to Drop below Six Million in 2050

Bulgaria's population is going to drop down to 6,753 million in 2030, and to 5,923 million in 2050, according to the most recent estimates of the European Commission as quoted by the Bulgarian Information Agency BTA.

Society | November 21, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5256

Bulgaria Marks Christian Family Day

Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Wednesday the Entry of the Virgin Mary into the Temple holiday, also known as the Christian Family Day. The holiday is regarded as the beginning of the Christmas Lent and is connected to the upcoming winter and the prepara

Society | November 21, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1253

Bulgaria's Town of Samokov Protests against Heavy Truck Traffic

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Society | November 21, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1217

Young Jewish-Bulgarians Offer Flowers to Cabinet as Sign of Gratitude

On Thursday young Bulgarians with Jewish background met with flowers the members of the Bulgarian Cabinet as they were gathering for their regular Ministries Council meeting. The initiative is part of the agenda of the international "Songs about Life" fe

Society | November 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2954

Bulgarians to Have 10 Days Off for Christmas and New Year's Celebrations

Friday, January 2, 2009 is going to be a day off for Bulgarian employees, the Bulgarian Cabinet decided on Thursday during the regular Ministries Council meeting. The decision would give Bulgarians a 10-day vacation for Christmas and New Year's celebrat

Society | November 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2595

Bulgarian Mothers Want Paid Maternity Leave of 410 Days

The Bulgarian NGO "Association of Current and Future Mothers" (SNBM) issued Thursday a statement insisting on the inclusion of a number of demography-related measures in the 2009 Budget.

Society | November 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2021

Sofia Could Expect Another 4-Magnitude Earthquake in Just Days

The increased recent seismic activity is a source of concern because it creates the possibility of a upcoming strong and destructive for Sofia and Bulgaria earthquake, according to Professor Rangel Gyurov, Chair of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Dep

Society | November 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2419

Bulgarians Lead Ranking of Miserable People in Europe - Poll

People who live in Northern Europe are the happiest among the continent's inhabitants, while those from the Balkans are most unhappy, a poll focused on the way of life in different European countries reveals. The poll was conducted by the European Union

Society | November 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3240

Bulgaria Football Star Berbatov Institutes Award for Successful Children

The foundation of the Bulgarian football star Dimitar Berbatov officially began collecting nominations for its project "The Successful Children of Bulgaria" open for children ages 6 to 19 in the areas of science, culture and sports. The site of the Dimit

Society | November 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1368

Four Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Four passengers died as 28 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 32 passengers were injured in the hits as four of them are in critical condition.

Society | November 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1122

Exhibition for 250th Year of Bulgaria's First History Book Opens in Sofia

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Stefan Danailov opened Tuesday a national exhibition dedicated to 250th anniversary since the writing of Bulgaria's history book "Istoriya Slavyanobulgarskaya" by the Bulgarian monk Paisiy Hilendarski in 1762.

Society | November 19, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1591

Sofia University Gives Huge Scientific Award amid 120th Anniversary Celebrations

The Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" is to give an award, amounting at BGN 10,000 for special scientific contributions as a part of the celebrations, which are to mark the institution's 120th anniversary.

Society | November 19, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1263
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