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Bulgarian President Calls for State Support of Education, Research

President Georgi Parvanov met and congratulated on their success Bulgaria's four medalists in the 2010 International Olympiad in Informatics.

Society » Education | August 27, 2010, Friday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1309

2.8 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Bulgaria Capital

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake shook the Bulgarian capital Sofia shortly after 13 pm on Friday, rattling homes and the nerves of many who were unsure of what they had just experienced.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2010, Friday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1589

Bulgarian Wins World Whiskey Challenge

A 28-year-old Bulgarian has won a global Bushmills challenge to help create a new blend of the whiskey, Irish media reported.

Society | August 27, 2010, Friday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1962

First World Conference in Organic Beekeeping Kicks off in Bulgaria

The world's first ever conference in organic apiculture kicks off in Bulgarian Black Sea resort Sunny Beach Friday.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2010, Friday // 08:45 | Viewed: 2923

Bulgaria's Sozopol to Host Traditional Apollonia Fest

Bulgaria's traditional Apollonia Festival of Arts will launch is 26th edition in the southern Black Sea resort town of Sozopol Saturday.

Society » Culture | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 20:48 | Viewed: 1840

94% of Bulgarians Claim Bad Economic Situation in May

Almost 94% of the Bulgarians have assessed the economic situation in the country in May as bad, shows a new Eurobarometer survey.

Society | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 18:34 | Viewed: 2306

Bulgarian Oligarchs Invade Bulgarian Mountains

Notorious Bulgarian businessmen are pressuring the Bulgarian Tourist Union to transfer to them ownership rights to mountain huts and chalets, stated the Union's executive secretary.

Society » Environment | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 15:45 | Viewed: 3758

Bulgaria's Greatest Mosque Vandalized

The greatest mosque in Bulgaria, Shumen's Tombul Cami, was vandalized overnight, it was reported Thursday.

Society | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 15:08 | Viewed: 3267

Scandal Breaks upon Deported Roma Arrival in Bulgaria's Varna

A taxi cab driver stirred a huge scandal Thursday at the airport in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna by accusing a Roma family of stealing his wallet.

Society | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 13:59 | Viewed: 2577

Education Minister: Bulgaria in Dire Need of Reform

Bulgaria urgently needs a fundamental reform in higher education and science, Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, said Thursday.

Society » Education | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1517

Bulgarian Doctors Ready for Countrywide Strike

All medical professionals in Bulgaria are getting ready to go on strike in mid-September, the Chair of the Bulgarian Doctors' Union, Tsvetan Raychinov, informs.

Society » Health | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1576

Bulgarian Archeologists Uncover Trojan War Burial Sites

A burial site with three funeral mounds is researched by Bulgarian archeologists near the southern city of Yambol.

Society » Archaeology | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 10:18 | Viewed: 3793

Sofia Chief Architect Denies Plans to Destroy Protected Area

Petar Dikov, the chief architect of Sofia, has denied reports of plans to finance the construction of a summer village, threatening a unique spot on the Bulgarian coast, the site of Irakli.

Society » Environment | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 2004

US Republican Party to Honor Bulgarian Doctor

The Chair of the Americans of Bulgarian Descent Federation (ABDF), Rumen Hitchev, was the first Bulgarian in the US history to receive Order of Merit form the US Republican National Committee.

Society | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 2165

Bulgarian Police to Check Meat Products for Violations

The Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov has announced the beginning of a new police operation, which will check whether meat producers use raw materials intended for disposal.

Society » Health | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 2345

Bulgaria Govt Case for John the Baptist Relics Dealt Heavy Blow

A German historian has denied his comments on the relics recently unearthed in Bulgaria and purported to be John the Baptist, were made on behalf of the Vatican, discrediting the euphoric government.

Society » Archaeology | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 3200

UK Expert on Bulgaria's John the Baptist Relicts: Saints Don't Have DNA Profiles

The relics, recently unearthed off Sozopol on Bulgaria's southern coast and purported to be John the Baptist, had been acquired by the island's early monastic settlers in the genuine belief they were holy, a British expert said.

Society » Archaeology | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 3423

Bulgaria's Sofia to Renovate Schools, Kindergartens

173 kindergartens and schools in the Bulgarian capital Sofia will be renovated by the fall, Sofia's Deputy Mayor for investments and construction, Irina Savina, has announced.

Society » Education | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 2264

Number of Bulgarian Passport Offices Report New Problems

The regional passport offices in the Bulgarian cities of Gabrovo, Razgrad and Ruse inform Wednesday they are experiencing serious problems with the issuing of the new biometric passports.

Society | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 3958

Greek Archaeologists Claim They Discovered Odysseus' Palace

Greek archaeologists have claimed they have found the palace of Odysseus during excavations on the Ithaca island in the Ionian Sea.

Society » Archaeology | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 18779

Sofia University President: Bulgaria Doomed by Cabinet’s Education Policy

The rector of Sofia University Prof. Ivan Ilchev has expressed dim views of Bulgaria’s overall future should what he sees as non-commitment of the state to education continue.

Society » Education | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1907
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