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Bulgaria to Perform Trial Online Census

The Bulgarian nation will undergo an online census for the first time in September 2010, the National Statistics Institute has announced.

Society | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1722

US-Funded Program Offers New Opportunities to Bulgaria's Youth

Bulgarian youth from around the country will have a new opportunity to develop computer and English language skills thanks to the launch of a new Educational Public-Private Partnership named "Pathways".

Society » Education | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1926

5 Dead, 116 Infected with West Nile Virus in Russia

Five people have died and at least 116 have been infected with the West Nile virus in Russia.

Society » Health | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 2316

Veterinary Service Confirms Anthrax Case in Northern Bulgaria

The Bulgarian National Veterinary-Medical Service confirmed Tuesday that the anthrax sample from the village of Brestovene was positive.

Society » Health | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 3022

Bulgaria Late Banker Wife, Sofia Architect Eye Protected Area

The wife of a late Bulgarian top banker and Sofia chief architect plan to build a tourist complex on the beach of Irakli, a protected coastal area, which has turned over the last few years into an emblem of Bulgaria's nascent environmental movement.

Society » Environment | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 10:49 | Viewed: 2860

Bulgarian Eco Activists Clean up Seven Rila Lakes

Bulgarian environmental activists are launching on August 24 a cleanup of trash in the area of the famous Seven Lakes in the southwestern Bulgarian mountain of Rila, which will continue by the end of the week.

Society » Environment | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 08:27 | Viewed: 1555

Bulgarian Deputy PM Teaches Leadership to European Union of Jewish Students

Bulgaria's Interior Minister and Deputy PM Tsvetan Tsvetanov has opened the Summer University of the European Union of Jewish Students.

Society | August 23, 2010, Monday // 21:15 | Viewed: 1990

Bulgarian Drug Agency Warns of Expired Drugs

The Bulgarian Drug Agency has warned customers to be careful because a check has established that some pharmacies are selling drugs past their expiration dates.

Society » Health | August 23, 2010, Monday // 18:07 | Viewed: 2529

Bulgarian Man with Hepatic Crisis to Undergo Liver Transplantation

The 19-year-old man, who suffered a hepatic crisis and was transferred from Greece to Bulgaria on Sunday, will undergo a lifesaving transplantation of a liver.

Society » Health | August 23, 2010, Monday // 17:25 | Viewed: 3020

Health Authorities: No Anthrax Case in Northern Bulgaria

Health authorities in Bulgaria have refuted earlier suspicions that two people taken ill over the weekend in the region of northern town of Razgrad suffer from anthrax.

Society » Health | August 23, 2010, Monday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1943

Light Earthquake Felt in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered in southern Bulgaria early Monday, the Seismological Center of the Geophysical Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences reports.

Society » Environment | August 23, 2010, Monday // 09:08 | Viewed: 1355

Bulgarian Health Ministry to Cut Funding for Prophylactic Tests

The Bulgarian Health Ministry is planning amendments, which envision cut of the types and funding for prophylactic examinations.

Society » Health | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 18:33 | Viewed: 1423

Body Found in Cyprus Not Bulgarian, Lawyer Suspects Murder

The body, found floating off the coast of Ayia Napa in the Famagusta district of Cyprus, has not been recognized by the sister of the man, who was believed to be the victim.

Society | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 17:35 | Viewed: 1806

Bulgarian Veterinary Service to Vaccinate Villages over Anthrax Alert

Veterinarians have started vaccinating against anthrax all herbivores in two villages near the Bulgarian cities of Yambol and Razgrad.

Society » Health | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 16:56 | Viewed: 3176

Bulgarian Youngster with Hepatic Crisis Transported from Greece

A specialized medical team has left for Greece's Thessaloniki in order to transport a Bulgarian citizen with a hepatic crisis, the Bulgarian Health Ministry has announced.

Society » Health | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1756

Bulgaria FinMin: John the Baptist Relics Genuine, Vatican Says So

Bulgaria’s finance minister has expressed confidence the relics, recently unearthed near the coastal town of Sozopol and purported to be John the Baptist, are authentic, apparently looking to the discovery for salvation of a financial sort.

Society » Archaeology | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 11:40 | Viewed: 4749

Body Found in Cyprus Believed to be Missing Bulgarian

Police in Cyprus believe a body found floating off the coast of Ayia Napa in the Famagusta district belongs to a Bulgarian man reported lost at sea near Limassol earlier this month, local media said.

Society | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 1315

Bulgarian Civil Defense Rescues Lost French Tourists

Teams of the Civil Defense and the police from the cities of Gabrovo and Stara Zagora in Central Bulgaria took part in the rescue operation of two French tourists, the Stara Zagora police informs.

Society | August 21, 2010, Saturday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1616

Anthrax Alert Rattles 2 Bulgarian Villages

A shepherd from the village of Stefan Karadzhovo is listed at the hospital in the Bulgarian southern city of Yambol after being diagnosed with a form of skin anthrax, Darik radio reports Saturday.

Society » Health | August 21, 2010, Saturday // 15:28 | Viewed: 3286

President Lauds Bulgarian Student Prodigies International Success

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, congratulated Saturday the team of Bulgarian students and coaches for their outstanding results in the 22nd International Informatics Olympiad held in Canada.

Society » Education | August 21, 2010, Saturday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1656

Bulgarian Nature-lovers Clean 7 Rila Lakes

Scores of Bulgarian nature-lovers gathered Saturday in the beautiful Rila Mountain to clean the area of the Seven Rila Lakes, the Bulgarian National Radio, BNR reported.

Society » Environment | August 21, 2010, Saturday // 13:36 | Viewed: 2744
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