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Bulgaria Civic Organization Raises Alarm over Construction in Rila Mountain

The ski lift to the Seven Rila Lakes in the Rila Mountain was completed in flagrant violation of Bulgarian and EU laws. This was announced Monday by the civic organization "Let Nature Remain in Bulgaria" (LNRB).

Society | March 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1683

Sofia Opens Renovated Opera House

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Stefan Danailov invited reporters to see Monday the renovated Opera House in Sofia. It is the first time when the main hall has been renovated since 1953 to see its seats reupholstered, curtain changed and distance between the

Society | March 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3001

Inspectors Snap Cars Parked on Sidewalks in Sofia, High Fines Introduced

Vehicles, parked on sidewalks in Sofia will be shot by the Capital Inspectorate employees and the owners are to pay a BGN 30 fine for violating the rules, the body's head Veska Georgieva announced Monday. The pictures, taken by digital cameras, will be s

Society | March 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1855

64 Percent Unsatisfied with Medical Care in Bulgaria - Survey

About 64 percent of the Bulgarians are not satisfied with the medical care provided by the hospitals in the country, the results of a national survey of Citizens for Healthcare Reform show. Nearly 53,000 Bulgarians took part in the study, chair of the pa

Society | March 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1247

Bodies of Bulgarian Cargo Ship Vanessa's Captain, 4 More Sailors Identified

Authorities managed to establish the identities of five more maritime officials, whose bodies were found close to the Sea of Azov shore after Bulgaria's vessel Vanessa shipwrecked in the beginning of January. The ship's captain Miroslav Dimitrov, the mec

Society | March 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1278

2 Bulgarians Die, Macedonian Injured in Truck, Minibus Hit

Two men were killed and two more injured after a truck hit against a minibus on a road near Bulgaria's village of Radanovo in the early hours of Monday. The victims are the drivers of the two vehicles as one of them died on spot and the other - on his wa

Society | March 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1481

Bulgaria to Face Severe Teacher Shortage - Experts

Bulgaria is to face a severe shortage of teachers within the next three years, the chair of the Union of Education Employers, Samuil Sheinin announced Monday. According to the organisations, teachers quit their jobs on a mass scale due to the low wages,

Society | March 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1760

Bulgaria MPs Take Ride on Ill-Fated Train

Bulgarian MPs along with the Transport Minister Petar Mutafchiev and the management of the state-owned railways take Monday a ride on the train on the Sofia - Kardam line, a trip that claimed the lives of nine people at the end of February.

Society | March 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1214

2 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Two passengers died as 18 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 18 people were injured in the hits, including one whose condition remains critical.

Society | March 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1089

Bulgaria in for Week of Mild and Wild Weather

Weather forecasts are warning Bulgarians to get ready for rapid changes in the weather during the coming week with temperatures ranging from 4?° to 30?° C.

Society | March 16, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2817

Worker Dies at Bulgaria's Thermal Power Plant

A 37-year-old worker has died on the spot and another was injured in an incident at an open-cast pit at the thermo-electric power station Maritza Iztok 2 on Sunday.

Society | March 16, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2052

"Mermaid" Named Best Film at Sofia Film Fest

"Mermaid", a romantic contemporary fairy tale of Russian director Anna Melikian, won the best film award at the 12th edition of the international Sofia Film Festival.

Society | March 16, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2878

Horse Races Mark Todorovden in Bulgaria

Spectacular horse races marked Saturday the Bulgarian holiday Todorovden (the Day of St Theodore), also known as Horse Easter. The Orthodox Church celebrates the day on the first Saturday of the Easter Fast

Society | March 15, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4274

27 Injured in 20 Overnight Crashes in Bulgaria

A total of 27 passengers have been injured in 20 road accidents that occurred across Bulgaria on Friday night. Fortunately, the hits took no lives but three of the people injured are in critical condition.

Society | March 15, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1348

Bulgaria's Jeni Style Presents Woman of Character Collection

Bulgarian fashion house Jeni style presented Thursday night its Spring -Summer collection entitled Woman of Character. "My collection is for the contemporary woman - a woman with a career, confident, elegant and attractive, tender and sensual," designer

Society | March 14, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3061

Identity of Former Governor of NY Call Girl Disclosed

The call girl that brought the downfall of the former governor of the State of New York is the 22-year old Ashley Alexandra Dupre, the New York Times reported.

Society | March 14, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7117

5 Children from Orphanage in Bulgaria's Plovdiv Eat Mouse Poison

A total of five children, living in an orphanage in Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv were intoxicated after eating mouse poison on Friday. The orphans have been taken to hospital and discharged a bit later after undergoing stomach lavages.

Society | March 14, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1949

Bulgarian Flies off Skyscraper in LA, Dies

The body of a 30-year-old Bulgarian citizen was found in front of a high building in the US' Los Angeles. Local police authorities suppose Russi Minev, who was living in the country for a long time, committed suicide, jumping off the skyscraper in Downto

Society | March 14, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2390

Bulgarian, Ukrainian Shipwrecked Sailors' Bodies Washed Ashore

The bodies of two more sailors, who was aboard the Bulgarian cargo ship Vanessa that shipwrecked in the Sea of Azov, washed ashore, increasing the number of the crew members found dead to six in the last .

Society | March 14, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1428

Students Wannabes Flock to Sofia Education Forum

Young people, willing to get better education, are to visit the forum presenting universities and schools to be opened in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia on Friday.

Society | March 14, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1481

Bulgaria MPs Snub Invitation to Ride on Ill-Fated Train

Bulgaria's MPs have turned a cold shoulder to the invitation of leading media to travel aboard the train from the capital city of Sofia to the northern town of Kardam, a trip that claimed the lives of nine people at the end of February.

Society | March 13, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1730
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