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Bulgaria Launches 'Traditional' Census

The classic census kicked off 8 am Thursday in Bulgaria, after over three million people took part in the first ever online census in the country.

Society | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 08:47 | Viewed: 1921

Interior Ministry Fines 60,000 Bulgarians over Expired ID Cards

Nearly 60,000 Bulgarians will be fined over expired identity documents, according to Maria Kostadinova, Head of Identity Documents Directorate of the Interior Ministry.

Society | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 19:46 | Viewed: 2203

Bulgaria's First Ever Online Census Registers 3 Million So Far

Nearly three million Bulgarians have participated in the first online census, according to data by the National Statistics Institute (NSI).

Society | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 2060

Bulgaria Second Largest Client of Turkish TV Soap Operas

Bulgaria is the second country in the world with the biggest number of bought Turkish TV soap operas.

Society | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 5649

16 at Bulgarian Social Agency Exposed for Communist Security Ties

A total of sixteen individuals holding high-ranking positions at Bulgaria's Social Services Agency were exposed Tuesday as collaborators and agents of the former Communist State Security (DS).

Society | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1580

About 5% of Bulgarian Women Fall Prey of Sexual Abuse

One of every 24 women in Bulgaria has been a victim of sexual abuse, according to a poll of the Alfa Research Agency.

Society | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 2188

Car Tumbles in Metro Excavation Works in Downtown Sofia

A Volkswagen Passat automobile stirred excitement in downtown Sofia Wednesday morning after falling in the excavations for the construction of the capital's subway.

Society | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1581

American Band Entertains Sofia Metro Riders

The American string band Ebony Hillbillies held an improvised concert at the Sofia University metro station in downtown Bulgarian capital Wednesday morning.

Society » Culture | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2147

Bulgaria in for Cooler Weather after Record-Highs

The remainder of the week will again be warmer than the usual for February in Bulgaria, but temperatures will fall a couple of degrees, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 2289

Bulgaria First Ever Online Census Draws to Close

More than two million Bulgarians have so far taken part in the first online census that will close on Wednesday.

Society | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 07:44 | Viewed: 1607

Bulgaria Claims to Have Eliminated FMD

Bulgaria has eliminated the center of foot-and-mouth disease that emerged end of December 2010, according to Yordan Voynov, head of the National Veterinary Medical Service.

Society » Health | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 18:39 | Viewed: 1962

Bulgarian Police to Fine Drivers with Outdated Car Stickers

Bulgarian traffic police began issuing fines to drivers with old stickers on their window shields, the Traffic Police Chief, Commissar, Aleksi Stratiev, informs Tuesday.

Society | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 3774

Holy Synod 'Instructs' Bulgarians How to Fill Census Card

Bulgaria's Holy Synod appeals to all Christian Orthodox to answer two of the non-mandatory questions from the ongoing Census in order to declare their adherence to the Orthodox Church.

Society | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1854

Bulgaria's Sofia to Try Getting Rid of Stray Dogs by 2014

The problem with stray dogs in the Bulgarian capital will be solved completely by 2014, Petar Petrov, Director of Sofia's Operational Program "Ecobalance" has promised.

Society | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1941

2 More Earthquakes Registered at Bulgarian-Greek Border

Two more light earthquakes were registered overnight near the Bulgarian town of Petrich at the Greek-Bulgarian border, according to data from the European Seismological Center.

Society » Environment | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 2183

Bulgarian MPs to Contemplate Animal Cruelty Incrimination

Bulgarian MPs will discuss measures on incriminating animal cruelty on Tuesday, the Parliament's press center has announced.

Society | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 09:07 | Viewed: 1874

Bryan Adams Digs Bulgarian World Music

In a Songlines (World Music Magazine) feature, pop star Bryan Adams has revealed his exclusive playlist of Top 5 World Music Tracks, which includes two Bulgarian performers.

Society » Culture | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 08:44 | Viewed: 2584

New Light Earthquake Registered Near Bulgaria-Greek Border

A new light earthquake with a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale was registered at 6:2 pm in the Bulgarian town of Petrich, near the Bulgarian-Greek border and 170 km from Sofia.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2011, Monday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1483

Bulgarian Internet Users Catch Most Viruses in EU

Bulgaria is the EU country with the highest amount of Internet users who have caught computer viruses in 2010 per capita, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union

Society | February 7, 2011, Monday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2218

Light Earthquake Registered Close to Bulgaria-Greek Border

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 on the Richter scale has been registered in the Bulgarian town of Petrich, near the Bulgarian-Greek border.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2011, Monday // 13:44 | Viewed: 2074

Bulgarian Minister Urges Patients to Report Corrupted Doctors

Some Bulgarian doctors make thousands of leva per day and this is why they are protesting against the introduction of price cap for selection of medical team, according to Health Minister Stefan Konstantinov.

Society » Health | February 7, 2011, Monday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2406
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