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More Bulgaria GPs Join Strike, Sofia Doctors Back at Work

More Bulgarian doctors have joined the GP strike on Wednesday over the government's health reform plans.

Society | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 08:45 | Viewed: 1567

Bulgaria Bomb Disposal Crews Work to Defuse Dumped Tank Mines

Bulgarian bomb disposal experts are still working in a bid to defuse 7 powerful anti-tank mines found near a river in South Bulgaria.

Society | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 8610

Bulgaria Electricity Provider Safeguards Nesting Storks

Bulgaria's electricity distribution company CEZ has installed over 500 safety platforms for stork nests on its power poles during the past three years.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 3554

Romanian Bus Crashes in Bulgaria, No Injuries

A bus, carrying Romanian nationals, crashed Monday night near the western town of Pernik, after sliding on a slippery road and falling into a by-road gutter.

Society | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 2465

Bulgarian Doctors Pay-Protest Expands

General practitioners from across the country are joining the strike, launched on Monday, over non-payment of fees by the federal health ministry and lack of reform plans.

Society | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1471

Bulgaria Buried in Snow after Heavy Blizzard

As a reminder that the winter is still very much in full swing, Bulgaria awoke Tuesday morning buried in snow with the mercury far below zero and numerous reports of electricity blackouts or telephone cuts.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 08:04 | Viewed: 3304

Fake Gay Parade Posters with Bulgarian Politicians Scandalize Sofia

Posters advertising what seems to be a fake gay pride parade featuring ex two political leaders and a top singer have appeared all over Sofia.

Society | March 8, 2010, Monday // 20:35 | Viewed: 4227

Heavy Snowfall Paralyzes Much of Bulgaria

Large parts of Bulgaria are experiencing transportation problems as a result of a snow blizzard lasting the entire day on March 8.

Society » Environment | March 8, 2010, Monday // 20:32 | Viewed: 2191

Bulgaria Turns Clocks to Daylight Saving Time March 28

The summer daylight saving time will be introduced on March 28, the National Metrology Center announced Monday.

Society | March 8, 2010, Monday // 18:26 | Viewed: 5200

Bulgaria Socialists Express Full Support for Striking Medics

Bulgaria’s Socialist Party (BSP) has come out in full support of striking medical staff, encouraging them to continue their struggle to the end.

Society | March 8, 2010, Monday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1398

Bulgaria Defense Minister Praises Women Militia on March 8

Bulgaria Defense Minister Anyu Angelov has praised the contribution made by women militia to the success and strength of the Bulgarian armed forces.

Society | March 8, 2010, Monday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1812

Bulgaria GPs Strike over Delayed Funds, Health Reforms

General Practitioners from Kyustendil, Dupnitsa and Razgrad have gone on strike Monday over unpaid funds and the Bulgarian government's health reform plans.

Society | March 8, 2010, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1959

Bulgaria Celebrates International Women's Day

Bulgarian women celebrate International Women's Day Monday - a holiday that celebrates ladies' economic, political and social achievements.

Society | March 8, 2010, Monday // 08:57 | Viewed: 7772

Bulgaria Registers Slight Drop in Unemployment

Bulgaria's unemployment figures have dropped slightly, for the first time in 15 months.

Society | March 6, 2010, Saturday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1414

Bulgaria Doctors Lose Patience, Threaten Strike Action

Bulgaria's National Association of General Practitioners are losing patience with constantly delayed funding and reforms, and some are threatening to go on strike.

Society | March 6, 2010, Saturday // 12:12 | Viewed: 2207

Bulgaria Social Workers Announce Campaign to Target Child Abuse

The Bulgarian State Agency for Social Assistance in the north eastern town of Popovo has launched a major campaign to target child abuse.

Society | March 6, 2010, Saturday // 11:37 | Viewed: 5789

Sofia International Festival Presents 100 Feature Films

The 14th edition of the Sofia International Film Festival will open on Friday at the National Palace of Culture

Society » Culture | March 5, 2010, Friday // 16:52 | Viewed: 2001

Foreign Ministry: No Bulgarian Injuries on Mediterranean Cruise

Bulgarian nationals have not been on board of the cruise liner "Louis Majesty" which was hit by rogue wave in the Mediterranean Wednesday.

Society | March 5, 2010, Friday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1055

Bulgaria Culture Minister Awarded for 'Lifetime Achievements'

Bulgaria Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov is to be celebrated in Moscow for his lifetime artistic achievements.

Society » Culture | March 5, 2010, Friday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2802

Bulgaria’s Bregovo Remains under State of Emergency

The situation in the north eastern Bulgarian town of Bregovo remains critical, with further recent rainfall adding to the flooding experienced over several days.

Society » Environment | March 5, 2010, Friday // 12:53 | Viewed: 2684

Bulgaria Prosecutor to Question Macedonian Killer Boat Crew

Bulgaria's Prosecutor's Office is requesting permission to question the crew of the ill-fated "Ilinden" boat along with several representatives of the Macedonian authorities.

Society | March 5, 2010, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1455
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