ARCHIVE - 19 February 2019

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Business

Offers For the Construction of 10 km From Struma Motorway Are Now Open
Honda Officially Announced that the Company is Leaving Britain
Irish Giant Acquires the Corrugated Plant in Lukovit
Bulgarian Producers Can Go to the Markets in North Africa
Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova Will Present the Unified Tourist Information System

Politics

EU Ready to Allow Britain to Delay its Exit from the Union
Press Release issued by Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India on Pulwama Terrorist Attack in Jammu & Kashmir
The Bulgarian-Macedonian Commission Meets in Skopje
More than half of Bulgarians Approve the EU's Foreign Policy
BDZ will Update 15 Passenger Coaches every Month until the End of the Year
Repair Closes Another One of the Central Streets in Sofia
Deadline for New Cash Registers is Extended to September, but only for Large Companies
Again a Fire in One of the Tobacco Warehouses in Plovdiv
Bulgarian PM Calls the Council of the Ruling Coalition

Society

2019's Biggest Supermoon, Lights Up the Sky
The Carnival in Venice Began
Coal-fired Power Plants of the Western Balkans Cost Bulgaria up to EUR 700m a Year
March with Temperatures and Rainfall in the Norms, Predict Weather Forecasts
Dangerously Dirty Air in the Big Cities in Bulgaria
NIMH: Sunny Weather, Maximum Temperatures Between 11°C and 16°C
The Admissions Campaign at the Sofia University has Started
Free Vaccination Against Measles Begins in Sofia
Karl Lagerfeld Has Died at Age 85
Woman Died after Jumping from a Bridge in Sofia

Crime

Bank Employee from Central Bulgaria Arrested for Embezzlement of nearly 400 000 Levs
Transportation of Baby Eels from Endangered Species was Stopped at Sofia Airport (Photos)
Municipal Officials in Burgas Stopped the Sale of a Child

World

MEPs Demand an End to the Change of Time in 2020
In Northern Macedonia, Are Preparing For the Presidential Election

Business

Offers For the Construction of 10 km From Struma Motorway Are Now Open

A consortium including local firms GP Group, Global Construction and Via Plan will build the 2km Zheleznitsa Tunnel, part of the Struma Motorway, worldhighways.

Business | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 13:23

Honda Officially Announced that the Company is Leaving Britain

The Japanese automotive giant Honda officially announced today its intention to close its factory in Swindon, UK in 2021, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

Business | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 13:18

Irish Giant Acquires the Corrugated Plant in Lukovit

The Irish giant in the field of paper and packaging production Smurfit Kappa wants to acquire 100 percent of the Bulgarian company Vitalvel AD, it is clear from a notice sent to the Commission for Protection of Competition.

Business | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 11:08

Bulgarian Producers Can Go to the Markets in North Africa

The European market is central to the Bulgarian producers, it is highly competitive.

Business » Industry | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 16:50

Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova Will Present the Unified Tourist Information System

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova will present the Unified Tourist Information System (ESTI), reported Econ.

Business » Tourism | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 10:51

Politics

EU Ready to Allow Britain to Delay its Exit from the Union

"No one will oppose" the postponement of Brexit, said European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, quoted by DPA.

Politics | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 10:46

Press Release issued by Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India on Pulwama Terrorist Attack in Jammu & Kashmir

India strongly condemns the cowardly terrorist attack on our security forces in Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 16:43

The Bulgarian-Macedonian Commission Meets in Skopje

The fourth meeting of the Joint Multidisciplinary Commission of Northern Macedonia and Bulgaria on Historical and Educational Issues will be held today and tomorrow in Skopje, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 10:47

More than half of Bulgarians Approve the EU's Foreign Policy

Over half of Bulgarians - 60% - endorse the European Union's foreign policy and believe it has a stabilizing role.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 15:12

BDZ will Update 15 Passenger Coaches every Month until the End of the Year

Every month until the end of the year BDZ will include 15 fully renovated and refurbished passenger trains, state railway said on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 18:36

Repair Closes Another One of the Central Streets in Sofia

One more of the streets in downtown Sofia will be closed for repairs.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 14:31

Deadline for New Cash Registers is Extended to September, but only for Large Companies

For economic operators using computer systems for sales management, for which new software is needed, the deadline for bringing them to the new requirements of the revenue agency will be extended until the end of September, Finance Minister Vladislav Gora

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 10:56

Again a Fire in One of the Tobacco Warehouses in Plovdiv

A fire broke out in one of the former tobacco warehouses in Plovdiv.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 10:24

Bulgarian PM Calls the Council of the Ruling Coalition

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov calls the Council of the ruling coalition, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 09:49

Society

2019's Biggest Supermoon, Lights Up the Sky

It will be in its largest phase about 18 hours, NOVA TV reports.

Society | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 10:00

The Carnival in Venice Began

Nearly two-week celebrations attract millions of tourists each year.

Society | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 09:53

Coal-fired Power Plants of the Western Balkans Cost Bulgaria up to EUR 700m a Year

The European Union needs to take tougher measures for 16 power plants in 5 Western Balkan countries because the carbon dioxide and microparticles it throws are responsible for the deaths of more than 3,000 people each year.

Society » Environment | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 15:03

March with Temperatures and Rainfall in the Norms, Predict Weather Forecasts

It is expected that in March the precipitations and temperatures will be in the norm for this month, Prof.

Society » Environment | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 11:02

Dangerously Dirty Air in the Big Cities in Bulgaria

In Plovdiv the pollution values are 2 times above the allowable, reported Nova TV.

Society » Environment | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 10:03

NIMH: Sunny Weather, Maximum Temperatures Between 11°C and 16°C

 It will be mainly sunny with some more cloud in places for some time during today, chiefly in Northern Bulgaria and along the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 09:40

The Admissions Campaign at the Sofia University has Started

Sofia University "St.

Society » Education | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 10:28

Free Vaccination Against Measles Begins in Sofia

The Sofia Regional Health Inspectorate will deploy a mobile cabinet tomorrow with a team in the Hristo Botev district, where children from age of 13 months to 18 years old could be vaccinated against measles  This was announced by Sofia Municipality.

Society » Health | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 13:13

Karl Lagerfeld Has Died at Age 85

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday, quoted by the INDISEDER.

Society » Obituaries | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 13:25

Woman Died after Jumping from a Bridge in Sofia

A 35-year-old woman has died after jumping from the bridge on Vitosha Blvd over Bulgaria Blvd.

Society » Incidents | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 14:55

Crime

Bank Employee from Central Bulgaria Arrested for Embezzlement of nearly 400 000 Levs

A bank employee from Nova Zagora was arrested for embezzlement of nearly 400 000 leva of the customers' money.

Crime | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 14:58

Transportation of Baby Eels from Endangered Species was Stopped at Sofia Airport (Photos)

An attempt to cheat customs through the illegal export of a critically endangered European eel Anguilla Anguilla was prevented at Sofia Airport on February 15, the Customs Agency reported today.

Crime | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 14:46

Municipal Officials in Burgas Stopped the Sale of a Child

Burgas Municipality officials prevented the sale of a 14-year-old child abroad.

Crime | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 14:42

World

MEPs Demand an End to the Change of Time in 2020

The European Parliament's Agriculture Committee today voted to stop the change from winter to summer time in 2020.

World » EU | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 18:30

In Northern Macedonia, Are Preparing For the Presidential Election

The speaker of Macedonia’s parliament on Friday set April 21 as the date for presidential elections, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | February 19, 2019, Tuesday // 09:43
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