Society

Bulgaria PM Promises More Funds for Renovation of Student Dorms

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev promised Wednesday the government was going to allocate money for the renovation of more student dormitories in 2009.

Society | August 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2846

200 Farmers from Bulgaria's Kurdzhali to Participate in Protest Rally

Over 200 farmers from the Kurdzhali region are on their way to Sofia Wednesday to participate in the national farmers' protest beginning at 12:00 pm in front of the Ministries Council building. Boyko Sinapov, leader of the local farmers, who have been on

Society | August 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1775

Bulgaria's Population to Drop 30% by 2060

Bulgaria's population is going to drop by 28,2% by 2060 when it will be 5 485 000, according to a Eurostat survey.

Society | August 26, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3526

Short Circuit Sets Fire in Bulgaria Steel Mill Kremikovtzi

A short circuit in one of the transformers of the main sub-feeder of Bulgaria's largest steel-maker Kremikovtzi caused fire around 1 p.m.

Society | August 26, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1876

Manuela's Mother Becomes Sole Trustee of Her Bank Accounts

Bulgarian businessman Petar Hristov's attempts to bring back to Bulgaria the mother of Manuela Gorsova, the girl who was seriously injured in car accident by figure skating champion Maxim Staviiski, have concluded successfully. Since Monday, the mother D

Society | August 26, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3264

Bulgarians in Spain Pray for Prince Kardam

Many Bulgarians, who live in Spain have gathered for a public prayer for the healing of Bulgarian Prince Kardam and his wife Miriam Ungria, as announced by Simeon Saxe-Coburg's press secretary. The service was held at the Greek Orthodox Church in the Spa

Society | August 26, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3968

Downtown Sofia Blvd Rakovski Reopened after Repairs

The downtown Sofia boulevard Rakovski was reopened Monday after its segment between the Dondukov and the Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd was repaired for BGN 440 000.

Society | August 25, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1782

Bulgaria's Panagyurishte Declares Emergency Situation over Water Crisis

The Mayor of the southern Bulgarian town of Panagyurishte Georgi Gerginekov declared an emergency situation in the municipality because of the severe water shortage.

Society | August 25, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1554

Young Roma Help Police in Bulgaria Black Sea City of Burgas

Ten young Roma will take part in a project of the District Interior Directorate in the city of Burgas called "Empowering the Powerless" by supporting the police in the preservation of the public peace in quarters with minority population.

Society | August 24, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4578

Monument of Bulgarian Volunteers in Liberation War Opened in Sofia

A monument of the "opulchentsi" - the Bulgarian volunteer units who fought with the Russian Army against Ottoman Turkey in the Liberation War of 1877-78 - was opened in downtown Sofia 131 years after the fiercest battles at the Shipka Pass.

Society | August 24, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2492

Historic Shipka Pass Battle Recreated 131 Years Later

Hundreds of Bulgarians flocked to the Shipka Pass Saturday to honor the 131 year since the historic battle of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78, which led to the country's liberation, and to see its recreation by volunteers.

Society | August 23, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2570

Bulgaria Ranked First in Europe in Aging Population

A recently published research of the Berlin Institute for Population and Development entitled "Europe's Demographic Future: Growing Imbalances" ranks Bulgaria as the country with the most rapidly aging population on the continent.

Society | August 23, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 14595

Rockers Pay Respect to Grave of Bulgarian Tsar Kaloyan during Festival

Thousands of rockers taking part in the Balkan Motor Rock Festival in the Bulgarian city of Veliko Turnovo paid respect to the grave of the medieval Bulgarian Tsar Kaloyan (1197-1207 AD) on Saturday.

Society | August 23, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2781

Real Madrid Helps Young Bulgarian Overcome Shock of His Mother's Death

The 15-year-old Bulgarian player of the youth team of Real Madrid Martin Kozhuharov, who lost his mother Antoaneta in the passenger jet fire in the Spanish capital on Wednesday, has left for a football tournament with the team.

Society | August 23, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3115

43 Chinese Kids from Sichuan Province Take History Tour of Bulgaria Capital

The forty-three Chinese kids from the China's earthquake-hit Sichuan province arrived Friday in Sofia, where they will spend four days on a history and entertainment tour of the Bulgarian capital.

Society | August 22, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4093

American University in Bulgaria Welcomes Its Most Diverse Class

The American University in Bulgaria (AUBG), which is located in the southwest Bulgarian city of Blagoevgrad, is going to welcome the most internationally diverse class in its 16-year history on September 1.

Society | August 22, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1744

Bulgarian Casualty of Madrid Plane Crash Not Officially Identified Yet

The body of the Bulgarian woman Antoaneta Kozhuharova, who died in the Madrid passenger jet fire on Wednesday, has still not been identified officially.

Society | August 22, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2722

Spain Prince Felipe Visits Injured in Madrid Plane Crash, Bulgaria's Kardam

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe and his wife Letizia visited Friday the October 12 Hospital, where some of the injured in Wednesday's plane crash at the Madrid Airport are undergoing treatment.

Society | August 22, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4901

Bulgaria Farmers Stage Mass Protest at Shipka Pass

Bulgarian farmers from all over the country are gathering Thursday at the Shipka mountain pass to stage yet another protest over unpaid subsidies. Farmers from Romania have also joined the demonstration in sign of support for their Bulgarian colleagues.

Society | August 21, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1914

Bulgaria Gendarmes to Help Traffic Cops

Starting Thursday gendarmes are going to be deployed on main Bulgarian roads and highways along with regular traffic patrols on duty, according to an order issued by the Bulgarian Interior Ministry General Secretary. Pavlin Dimitrov has issued the order

Society | August 21, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1411

Kardam's Accident Most Likely Caused by High Speed

High speed is the most likely reason for the car accident in which Kardam, the eldest son of Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his wife Miriam Ungria were seriously injured. These are the preliminary conclusions of the police investigation.

Society | August 20, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2688
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