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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: 1817

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: 2687

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

Communist Ties Drive Honorary BAS Member away

The Bulgarian journalist and philanthropist, Dimitar Panitza, is resigning as Honorary Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society | March 5, 2010, Friday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1836

Miracle of Bulgaria Opera Voices Voted Top 20 Century Event

The miracle of the Bulgarian opera voices was chosen Thursday evening as the most important event of the 20th century.

Society | March 5, 2010, Friday // 08:23 | Viewed: 2703

Bulgarian Injured on Mediterranean Cruise Liner - Report

A Bulgarian woman, 64, has been seriously injured in the incident with the cruise liner "Louis Majesty" in the Mediterranean Sea Wednesday.

Society | March 4, 2010, Thursday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1748

Bulgaria Prosecutors Investigate 'Mother House' Elevator Incident

The Sofia Prosecutor's Office has already started pre-trial procedures in regard to the crashed elevator at the "Mother House".

Society | March 4, 2010, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1895

Bulgaria Judiciary Fires 2nd Magistrate over Corruption Scandal

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has fired a second magistrate over contacts with the infamous Krasimir Georgiev aka "Krasio from Pleven.

Society | March 4, 2010, Thursday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2173

100 000 Expats Celebrate Bulgarian National Holiday in Chicago

The Bulgarian national flag was hoisted exactly at noon Wednesday in downtown Chicago to mark Bulgaria's National Holiday, March 3.

Society | March 4, 2010, Thursday // 12:45 | Viewed: 3024

Bulgaria's Sliven District Prosecutor Dies Suddenly

The District Prosecutor in the southern Bulgarian city of Sliven, Peycho Hitov, died suddenly Sunday evening.

Society » Obituaries | March 4, 2010, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 2029

Bulgarians Write 1 700 Letters Monthly to Prime Minister

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has received nearly 12 000 letters during the first 7 months of the term of the cabinet of his GERB party.

Society | March 4, 2010, Thursday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1352

Macedonia Authorities Close Investigation into Killer Boat 'Ilinden'

Macedonian authorities have closed the investigation into the sinking of the Macedonian tourist boat 'Ilinden', which killed 15 Bulgarian tourists on Lake Ohrid in September 2009.

Society | March 4, 2010, Thursday // 08:50 | Viewed: 1719
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