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Bulgaria Bans MON 810 GMO Maize

Bulgaria has banned the growing of the genetically modified MON 810 maize, thus joining 6 other EU nations.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 19:40 | Viewed: 4138

It's a Girl for Bulgarian Olympic Champion Tereza Marinova

Bulgaria's Olympic champion Tereza Marinova has given birth to a baby girl in the Sofia Sheinovo hospital.

Society | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 3256

Bulgarian Girl Awarded in National Geographic Photo Contest

Bulgarian teenage girl, Magdalena Velkova, has received an award from the National Geographic International Photo Contest for Kids.

Society » Culture | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 16:23 | Viewed: 10398

Bulgarians Disgruntled at Online Census Faults

Serious technical faults have emerged just several hours after Bulgaria's first online census kicked of on Tuesday.

Society | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1838

Bulgaria's GERB Makes U-turn on Academy of Sciences Act

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced Tuesday the cabinet is withdrawing the amendments to the Academy of Sciences Act.

Society » Education | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 3367

Bulgaria Marks 1st Day of Homage to Victims of Communism

Bulgaria is marking Tuesday for the first time the official Day of Gratitude and Homage to the Victims of the Communist Regime.

Society | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 2864

Light Earthquake Registered Close to Bulgaria-Greek Border

A light earthquake has been registered early on Tuesday on the territory of Greece, close to the border with Bulgaria, according to information of the European Seismological Center.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1560

Bulgaria Celebrates Vine and Wine Day

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors on February 1, the Day of Saint Trifon, the patron of vine-growers, wine-producers and tavern-keepers.

Society | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 1824

Bulgaria Launches First Ever Online Census

A national census kicked off in Bulgaria at midnight, making it the first EU country to hold a population count in 2011 and one of only seven member states with an online option.

Society | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 07:46 | Viewed: 2696

Bulgaria's Far Left Rises against Remembrance of Communism Victims

The Bulgarian Left political party has denounced the decision of the center-right government to declare February 1 to remember the victims of the communist regime (1944-1989).

Society | January 31, 2011, Monday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1546

Bulgarian Minister: Tobacco Growers to Get Funding in Any Case

Payments of state funding to tobacco growers will not be tied with budget 2011, Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, announced Monday.

Society | January 31, 2011, Monday // 20:12 | Viewed: 2621

Ethno-Pop Diva Ishtar Arrives to Bulgaria with 12-Member Crew

Israeli-born ethno-pop singer Ishtar will arrive with a crew of 12 musicians, backing vocalists and dancers for her three gigs in Bulgaria, the organizers of the concerts, ART BG, announced.

Society » Culture | January 31, 2011, Monday // 19:29 | Viewed: 3703

18 Bulgarian Districts under Flu Epidemic

The Bulgarian cities of Ruse, Yambol and Montana announced flu epidemic on Monday, the Health Ministry informed.

Society » Health | January 31, 2011, Monday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2260

Half of Bulgaria's First Graders Have Other Mother Tongue

As many as 48% of the Bulgarian first graders do not have Bulgarian as their mother tongue, the country's Educational Minister, Sergey Ignatov claimed on Monday.

Society » Education | January 31, 2011, Monday // 16:58 | Viewed: 3735

Rock Legends Whitesnake Announce Sofia Concert

English rock legends Whitesnake will stage a concert in Bulgaria on July 8, according to their official website.

Society » Culture | January 31, 2011, Monday // 15:06 | Viewed: 5529

Bulgarian President Backs Govt-Stifled Science Academy, Research

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov vowed to veto a controversial bill amending the law on the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and called for a boost of funding for research.

Society » Education | January 31, 2011, Monday // 15:05 | Viewed: 2259

Bulgarian Astronomers Discover New Binary Star - Report

A new object in the Andomeda galaxy has been discovered by Bulgarian scientists working at the National Astronomy Observatory.

Society | January 31, 2011, Monday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1969

Bulgaria's Largest Kukeri Festival Breaks All Records

The 20th edition of Bulgaria's largest and most impressive "Kukeri" event – the Surva Festival in Pernik – broke all of its previous attendance and participation records.

Society » Culture | January 31, 2011, Monday // 08:12 | Viewed: 2807

Bulgarian Skating Champs Denkova-Staviiski Become Parents

Bulgarian world ice-dancing champion, Albena Denkova, gave birth to a healthy baby boy Sunday in the St. Sofia hospital.

Society | January 30, 2011, Sunday // 15:15 | Viewed: 3941

UK Colleges Remain Top Choice for Bulgarian Students

Colleges and universities in Great Britain are again the top choice of Bulgarian students who wish to continue their education abroad.

Society » Education | January 30, 2011, Sunday // 14:07 | Viewed: 8385

Bulgarian Tobacco Growers Fulfill Protest Warning

About one thousand tobacco growers gathered in the village of Hadzhidimovo, near the southern town of Gotse Delchev Saturday, to protest against the low buy-up prices for their production.

Society | January 30, 2011, Sunday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2147
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