Bulgarian Energy Ministry Set to Help Businesses Affected by High Electricity Prices

The Energy Ministry and other government departments will prepare measures in support of businesses that have been put in a tight corner by the high electricity prices in recent months.

Business | September 17, 2021, Friday // 20:30 | Viewed: 3159

Interior Ministry Busted Crime Group Issuing Fake Labor Disability Certificates

Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry, together with the General Directorate for Combating Organised Crime (GDCOC), cracked down on an organized crime group of doctors who issued t fake labor disability cerrifictes which  inflicted admage to the state budget at a

Business | September 17, 2021, Friday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2743

Macron Unveils wrapped Arc de Triomphe in Paris

After three months of construction work Paris' famed Arc de Triomphe was on Thursday completely concealed.

Business | September 17, 2021, Friday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2246

Russians Head to Polls amid Low Appoval for Putin's United Russia, App of Alexei Navalny Removed

Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged Russians to vote in the upcoming parliamentary elections after a lacklustre campaign season.

Business | September 17, 2021, Friday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2174

Russia Needs to Work with Taliban Government in Afghanistan - Vladimir Putin

 Russia needs to work with the Taliban government in Afghanistan, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday at a meeting of a China- and Russia-led security bloc, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

Business | September 17, 2021, Friday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2705

World Bank's ex-CEO Kristalina Georgieva Accused on Exerting Pressure on Bank's staff to Boost China's Ranking in "Doing Business 2018" Report

World Bank leaders, including then-Chief Executive Kristalina Georgieva, applied "undue pressure" on staff to boost China's ranking in the bank's "Doing Business 2018" report, according to an independent investigation released Thursday.

Business » Finance | September 17, 2021, Friday // 14:32 | Viewed: 3639

Inflation Rate in Bulgaria stands at 3.7 Percent Y/Y vs July 2020

The National Statistical Institute reported here on Wednesday that inflation in August 2021 was 3.

Business | September 17, 2021, Friday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1885

New Bulgaria's Government Extends Deadline of Population Census

Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet has extended the deadline of the electronic census until the end of September.

Business | September 16, 2021, Thursday // 16:47 | Viewed: 3188

New Caretaker Government in Bulgaria: PM and Most Ministers Keep their Office

 A presidential decree has been gazetted Thursday with the line-up of a new caretaker government that will prepare the November 14 elections for a new Parliament and the presidential elections to be held on the same day.

Business | September 16, 2021, Thursday // 12:03 | Viewed: 3020

Bulgarian Black Sea Tourism Boasts 70% Growth This Summer

The number of tourists who have holidayed on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast in the summer of 2021 is up by 70% compared to 2020, announced Minister of Tourism Stela Baltova after a meeting with representatives of the tourist industry in Varna.

Business » Tourism | September 14, 2021, Tuesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 3183

Foods Prices in Bulgaria Have Risen Steeply by End-Summer

Most food products in Bulgaria appreciated steeply by late August - early September, compared to the same period a year ago, the Institute for Social and Trade Union Research (ISTUR) with the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) s

Business | September 14, 2021, Tuesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 3215

Will Bugaia's New Government Raise Skopje's European Chances?

“Skopje can get an answer from Sofia in December if Bulgaria has a government with a clear mandate, but the chance of that is very small,” Vessela Tcherneva, deputy director of the European Council on Foreign Relations, a think-tank specialised in EU fore

Business | September 14, 2021, Tuesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 2050

Gas Prices in Europe Reached $730 per 1,000 m3

The price of gas in Europe approached 0 per 1,000 cubic meters on Monday, according to the ICE exchange.

Business | September 13, 2021, Monday // 23:36 | Viewed: 1159

Afghanistan Faces Poverty and Hunger under Taliban

The United Nations exhorted the world on Monday to raise $606 million for Afghanistan, where poverty and hunger are spiraling since the Taliban took power and billions in foreign aid have dried up amid Western distrust of the Islamist militants.

Business | September 13, 2021, Monday // 18:48 | Viewed: 2622

Bulgarian Parliament Will Be Disbanded on 16 September President Radev Will Appoint New Caretaker Cabinet

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev will dissolve the 46th National Assembly and will appoint a caretaker cabinet on Thursday, 16 September, the President's Press Secretariat said on Monday.

Business | September 13, 2021, Monday // 16:16 | Viewed: 2907

Weather in Bulgaria: Sunny and Warm

During the night over Northern Bulgaria the weather will be clear, with significant but scattered clouds over Southern Bulgaria, though no precipitation in in the forecast.

Business | September 13, 2021, Monday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1786

EU Finance Ministers Meet in Slovenia Friday Saturday to Amend Budget Spending Rules for Member States

European governments have spent hand over fist, despite ballooning public debt, to prevent the coronavirus pandemic from triggering economic calamity.

Business » Finance | September 10, 2021, Friday // 16:44 | Viewed: 10064

Bulgaria Battlles Rapid Surge of Covid-19 Infections amid Strong Vaccine Opposition

ulgaria has introduced new anti-COVID restrictions as the country battles a rapid surge of infections due to the Delta variant.

Business | September 9, 2021, Thursday // 15:35 | Viewed: 3973

Public Trensport in Greece AccessibleOnly with Negative Coronavirus Test as of 13 September

The Greek authorities are introducing a mandatory rapid COVID-19 test for access to public transport as of September 13, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.

Business » Tourism | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 15:44 | Viewed: 3165

Bulgaria: Everyone Affected by the Crisis will be Supported, the 80/20 Measure will Cease to Exist

About 140,000 workers per month will be covered by the support measures. There will be no one left affected by the restrictive measures who will not be helped.

Business | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 08:59 | Viewed: 2585

Bulgaria Issues EUR 100 Million Worth of Internal Debt

100 million euros worth of internal debt in government bonds is being offered to investors.

Business | September 7, 2021, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2252
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