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Bulgarian President's Escort Blamed of Causing Collision

Automobiles from the escort of Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvnov, have, allegedly, caused a traffic accident near the northern city of Lovech Friday.

Society | September 24, 2010, Friday // 15:34 | Viewed: 3864

Ex Foreign Minister: NATO Membership Doubled Bulgaria's FDI

Bulgaria's NATO membership has been an immense asset both in terms of security and of attracting foreign direct investment, according to former Foreign Minister Solomon Passy.

Society | September 24, 2010, Friday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1477

Bulgaria Moves to Clear Up Rules on Print Media Market

Bulgarian print media publishers will be obliged to declare to the Ministry of Culture the real owners of their publications, under amendments approved by parliament on Thursday.

Society | September 23, 2010, Thursday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1549

Bulgarian MPs Adopt Obligatory Preschool Education

The Bulgarian Members of the Parliament have adopted at second reading amendments to the Education Act, which envision an obligatory pre-school education for 5-year-olds.

Society » Education | September 23, 2010, Thursday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2771

Celebrations across Bulgaria Mark Independence Day

The Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament, Tsetska Tsacheva, reviewed Wednesday morning the guard of honor in the central city of Veliko Tarnovo, which is the focal point of the celebrations dedicated to the country's Independence Day.

Society | September 22, 2010, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 5048

Sofia Sees 1st Reunion of Bulgarians from Bessarabia

The very first reunion of Bulgarians from Bessarabia is organized Wednesday in the Sofia "Mladost" district, in the park in front of the municipal administration building.

Society | September 22, 2010, Wednesday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1334

Bulgaria Celebrates 102 Years since Formal Declaration of Independence

Wednesday, September 22, is a national holiday People across Bulgaria are celebrating the 102nd year since the country's formal declaration of independence from the Ottoman Turkish Empire.

Society | September 22, 2010, Wednesday // 08:28 | Viewed: 5741

Bulgaria Nominates 'Eastern Plays' for Oscar for Foreign Language Film

Bulgaria's National Film Center has put forth "Eastern Plays" as the Bulgarian nomination for the US Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Society » Culture | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 19:28 | Viewed: 3822

Ex Bulgarian PM: Health Care in 'Dire Straights'

Bulgaria's health care system needs an emergency financial shot in order to survive, according to the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and former Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev.

Society » Health | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 18:55 | Viewed: 1803

New State Agency Takes Over Bulgarian Medicinal Drug Policy

A new State Drug and Medical Products Agency is being established in Bulgaria to take over drug policies, the Health Ministry informs.

Society » Health | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 18:28 | Viewed: 2267

Bulgaria Celebrates 70 Years since Return of Southern Dobrudzha from Romania

Bulgaria has celebrated 70 years since the signing of the Treaty of Craiova, which restored Bulgarian sovereignty over the region of Southern Dobrudzha occupied by Romania after World War I.

Society | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 17:59 | Viewed: 6858

Bulgarian Party Approaches ECHR over Roma Scandal in Yambol

The Bulgarian party DROM announced it has approached the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg in regard to the demolition on the notorious apartment building 20, accommodated with Roma.

Society | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 2410

Two Light Earthquakes Detected around Bulgaria's Sofia

Two very light earthquakes were detected with epicenters some 30 km south-east of Bulgaria's capital Sofia Tuesday morning.

Society » Environment | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 08:32 | Viewed: 1480

Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) Only Bulgarian Media at IPI World Congress

Bulgaria's largest English-language media Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) was the only Bulgarian media to be represented at the 60th World Congress of the International Press Institute (IPI).

Society | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 00:41 | Viewed: 3863

Bulgarian Minister Proclaims 'Sweeping' Reforms in Education, Science

Bulgaria's Minister of Education and Science Sergey Ignatov has announced his intention for a new-type reform of the sectors that he is in charge of.

Society » Education | September 20, 2010, Monday // 21:00 | Viewed: 3045

Bulgarian Orphanages Shockingly Claim 240 Lives in 10 Years

Malnutrition, cold, and deplorable living conditions have claimed the lives of 236 Bulgarian orphans in the past 10 years.

Society | September 20, 2010, Monday // 19:46 | Viewed: 2806

Bulgarian Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Roman Highway, Fortress

A team of archaeologists from the Bulgarian National History Museum has uncovered a highway dating back to the zenith of the Roman Empire.

Society » Archaeology | September 20, 2010, Monday // 18:29 | Viewed: 8593

Graphic Designer: Bulgarians Stereotype Brussels as God

Bulgarian graphic designer and illustrator Yanko Tsvetkov has revealed seven maps of Europe reproducing what he saw as stereotypes that different nations have about European countries.

Society » Culture | September 20, 2010, Monday // 17:56 | Viewed: 11074

Bulgaria's Yambol Leaves Evicted Roma 'Violators' in the Street

The Roma, formerly living in the notorious apartment building 20 in the Bulgarian city of Yambol, have been left on the streets after the municipality refused to accommodate them in other municipal buildings.

Society | September 20, 2010, Monday // 16:59 | Viewed: 8372

Bulgarian University, South Korea Found IT Center

Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" and the National Information Agency of the Republic of Korea have signed an agreement for a joint IT center.

Society » Education | September 20, 2010, Monday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1784

Bulgarians Show Increased Trust in State Prosecution - Study

Public trust among Bulgarians in the state prosecution has grown in 2010, show the results of a study announced Monday.

Society | September 20, 2010, Monday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1413
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