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3,5-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southeast Bulgaria

A 3,5-magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale jolted southeast Bulgaria at 2:32 a.m.

Society | November 2, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3566

Bulgarians around the World Hold 1st Great Council

The first great fair of the Bulgarians, who live abroad, was opened Saturday in the seaside city of Varna. The event aims at the spiritual unification the Bulgarians, living across the whole world, the organizers said.

Society | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2377

Bulgarian University Rectors, Inventors Awarded Honorary Diplomas

Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev awarded Saturday honorary diplomas to renowned Bulgarian professors, inventors and university rectors at a special ceremony on the National Enlighteners Day. Professor Kamen Vesselinov, rector of the Technical University

Society | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2415

Bulgaria Commemorates Warriors Killed in Battlers on All Souls' Day

Bulgaria honoured its warriors killed in battles or on duty on the day for commemoration of the dead in the orthodox calendar.

Society | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1851

Bulgaria's Ex-State Administration Min Dies at 62

Bulgaria's former State Administration Minister and ex-mayor of Russe Municipality, Dimitar Kalchev, passed away on Saturday after a long illness. Kalchev, 62, died while going through medical treatment in Sofia's Governmental Hospital.

Society » Obituaries | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3510

Bulgaria to Issue Register of Specialized Schools

Bulgarian authorities are to launch a new system of selecting students that need to be taught in schools with specialized programs. The announcement was made by the Education Minister Daniel Valchev in his speech delivered in a high school in Bulgaria's

Society | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1636

Bulgarians Bow Heads to Enlighteners Deed

Bulgaria marked Saturday, November 1, the National Enlighteners Day with a series of events organized all across the country.

Society | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1949

Bulgaria Marks International Black Sea Action Day

Bulgaria marked Friday International Black Sea Action Day, which commemorates the signing of the Black Sea Strategic Action Plan on October 31, 1996.

Society | October 31, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1475

Global Financial Crisis Beneficial for Black Sea Environment

The negative economic consequences of the global financial crisis are in fact going to have positive environmental impact on the Black Sea. This was stated Thursday by Ventsislav Nikolov, the head of Bulgaria's Basin Directorate for Water Management in t

Society | October 31, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3827

Kremikovtzi Workers Reject Dismissals, Prepare to Stage More Rallies on Friday

The unions at the steel mill "Kremikovtzi" have refused to accept the possibility that 1,200 of the mill's 6,000 workers could be dismissed, as announced by Bulgaria's Economy Minister Petar Dimitrov a special press conference on Kremikovtzi's situation T

Society | October 30, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1180

Helloweed Night in Sofia with Teebee, Calyx and Counterstrike

Drum and bass fans in Sofia are to celebrate Helloweed night on Friday in the 4th Kilometer club, where world famous Teebee, Calyx and Counterstrike are to make party people jump until morning. Organizers from HMSU are taking part with a crew including r

Society | October 30, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3360

Kremikovtzi Workers Protest Blocks Downtown Sofia Traffic

About a thousands workers of the Kremikovtzi steel plant have staged a protest Thursday morning, blocking the traffic downtown Sofia. Workers from the troubled plant protest once again in front of the parliament building over unpaid salaries and call on

Society | October 30, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1089

Three Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Three passengers died as 23 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 24 passengers were injured in the hits as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | October 30, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 810

Bulgaria Milk Producers to Receive Unpaid Subsidies in December

The unpaid subsidies to the Bulgarian milk producers would be provided between December 1 and 15, according to the Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Valery Tsvetanov. Tsvetanov spoke on Wednesday at a special press conference organized to address the mass r

Society | October 29, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1408

Poll Reveals Alarming Data About Use of Alcohol and Drugs by Sofia's Youth

Nearly one third of all school students in grades 7 to 12 in Sofia are addicted smokers while one of four boys has become intoxicated from drinking alcohol over 15 times, according to data from a poll conducted among 2,200 young people in Bulgaria's capit

Society | October 29, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1206

Bulgaria Milk Producers Stage Yet Another Protest Downtown Sofia

Bulgaria milk producers have staged yet another protest in front of the Agriculture Ministry downtown Sofia, demanding a meeting with the leaders of the three-way ruling coalition. The protesters want to discuss with the government the future of the milk

Society | October 29, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1275

Bulgaria's Plovdiv to Use New Snow Melting Technology

New snow melting technology is to be used in Bulgaria's Plovdiv municipality during the forthcoming winter season, officials reported Wednesday. A total of two new chemical regents to be put into exploitation will melt the snow in environment friendly an

Society | October 29, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1782

Head of Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Maksim Celebrates 94th Birthday

The head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, the Bulgarian Patriach Maksim is celebrating Wednesday his 94th birthday in the Troyan Monastery.

Society | October 29, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5927

3 More Bulgarians Die in Overnight War on Wheels in the Country

A total of three people died as 21 hellish car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 26 passengers were injured in the hits as several of them are still in critical condition.

Society | October 28, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 930

Enel Energy Company Organizes Contest for CO2 Emissions Free Movies

The Italian energy company Enel is to hold the first ever contests for short movies free of CO2 emissions, the organizers announced Monday. The topic of the international Enel Digital Contest will be the environment friendly energy.

Society | October 27, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2413

Varna Becomes "Bulgaria's Best City to Live in" for Second Year in Row

Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna won Monday the competition for "Bulgaria's Best City to Live in", which is organized by the Darik Radio and the 24 Chasa Daily.

Society | October 27, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3677
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