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Roma Youth in Bulgaria Unprepared to Enter Labor Market

A quarter of all young people in Bulgaria entering the labor market come from the Roma community, according to Dr.

Society | April 7, 2014, Monday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1073

Retirement Age in Bulgaria to Reach 65 by 2021

Both men and women in Bulgaria falling under third labor category will retire at age 65 after 2021, according to the updated National Reform Program.

Society | April 7, 2014, Monday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1089

Bulgarians Spend 6 Times More Money On Their Cars Than On Health

The Bulgarians spend around six times more money for their cars than for their health, shows a study of Siemens Healthcare Sector.

Society » Health | April 7, 2014, Monday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1509

Dobrich to Build Biggest Skatepark in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's northeastern city of Dobrich has started building the biggest skatepark in the country.

Society | April 6, 2014, Sunday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1162

Bulgaria Ranks Bottom in EU for Internet Access

Almost half of Bulgaria's households have no access to internet, which is the highest rate in the European Union.

Society | April 5, 2014, Saturday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1440

Bulgaria Last But One in EU by Education Spending as Ratio to GDP

Bulgaria is last but one in the EU by government expenditure on education as a share of the GDP, according to Eurostat data for 2012.

Society » Education | April 4, 2014, Friday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1133

Bulgarian Journalists Stage Solidarity Protest

Bulgarian journalists protested in front of the Interior Ministry's headquarters in Sofia, to show their solidarity for the arson attack on bTV's Genka Shikerova.

Society | April 4, 2014, Friday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1070

Sofia Celebrates 135 Years As Bulgaria's Capital

A number of cultural events and celebrations will mark the 135th anniversary of the proclamation of Sofia the capital of Bulgaria on 3 April, 1879.

Society » Culture | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1286

No Wave Of Turned Away Refugees Expected

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry and Refugee Agency do not expect a wave of refugees, turned away from other EU countries.

Society | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1003

Bulgaria to Provide New Social Housing for Roma Population

Bulgaria's Ministry of Investment Planning is considering new standards for the construction of social housing for the Roma population in the country.

Society | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 13:40 | Viewed: 1262

2 T Of Spoiled Meat Intercepted at BG-Romanian Border

Romanian border police intercepted a Bulgarian truck with 2 tons of spoiled chicken meat, reports Mediafax.

Society | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1109

German Cabinet Approves National Minimum Wage

Germany's cabinet has approved a bill setting a minimum wage in the country.

Society | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1344

Ten Thousand Unemployed Bulgarians Live in Germany

Bulgarians in Germany who are unable to find a job amount to 10 000, according to data revealing migration trends of EU citizens.

Society | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1213

Bulgaria at the Forefront In Mortality Rates - CIA

Bulgaria is ranked sixth in the world in terms of mortality rates in CIA's World Factbook for March 2014, published on the website of the agency.

Society | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 2422

Bulgaria To Consider Lowering Of Highway Speed Limit

Experts are considering the lowering of the maximum speed on highways from 140 km/h to 130 km/h, as it was until recently.

Society | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1236

Bulgaria's Doctors to Join Protests on EU Doctors Action Day

Bulgarian doctors will stage a protest on May 15 against financial problems in the system, as part of the Action Day of European Doctors initiative.

Society » Health | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 995

Bulgaria Sees Minimal Drop in Unemployment in Feb 2014 - Eurostat

Unemployment rates in Bulgaria recorded a minimal 0.1% drop in February to 13.1%, according to latest data published by Eurostat.

Society | April 1, 2014, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1409

Irina Bokova Receives Personality in the News 2013 Award

H.E. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, attended the annual awards ceremony for Novinite's "Personality in the News 2013", Monday.

Society | March 31, 2014, Monday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2772

Employment and Social Situation Show Little Improvement in 2014 - EC

The recent economic recovery has not yet been able to create new jobs, according to the European Commission's latest Employment and Social Situation quarterly report.

Society | March 31, 2014, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1502

Artistic Group Sets Up “War Survival Kits” in Sofia

The Destructive Creation artistic group set up “war survival kits” at three places in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | March 31, 2014, Monday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1228

Double Pile-Up on Bulgaria’s Trakia Highway Kills 2

Two people have been reported killed and 5 injured as a result of two chain-reaction accidents on Bulgaria’s Trakia Highway Monday morning.

Society | March 31, 2014, Monday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1543
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