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Bulgaria Welcomes Top Israeli Writer Amoz Os

Amoz Os, the prominent Israeli writer, novelist and journalist, will pay his first visit to Bulgaria on December 5 to present his new book "Life and Death in Rhymes" in the framework of Sofia book fair.

Society » Culture | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1763

Revenue Agency Probes Bulgaria Music Legends over Tax Evasion

Bulgarian music stars Lili Ivanova and Vasil Naydenov are among the first 16 singers who are being investigated by the National Revenue Agency (NRA) for tax evasion, the Agency confirmed Tuesday.

Society | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 4331

Bulgaria Takes Part in World AIDS Day

Bulgaria joins Tuesday many countries all over the world in marking Worlds Aids Day.

Society | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1661

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Tempted to Move Christmas in Time

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church may decide in favor of restoring the Julian Calendar, which means that Christmas will have be celebrated on January 7 instead of December 25.

Society | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 5301

Fire Breaks Out on Sofia-Burgas Express Train

A fire broke out on the express train from Bulgaria's capital Sofia to the Black Sea city of Burgas at 18:40 causing the train to be evacuated.

Society | November 30, 2009, Monday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1880

'Bulgarian Christmas' Charity Launched for Seventh Year

The ‘Bulgarian Christmas’ charity has launched its seventh appeal on Monday. Set up by President Georgi Parvanov in 2002, it exists “to give a child hope”.

Society | November 30, 2009, Monday // 18:48 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria Media Watchdog Slams Hit Show 'The Price of Truth'

Nearly a week after the first season of 'The Price of Truth' TV show finished on Nova TV, the Council for Electronic Media (CEM) announced that it should not be shown before 23:00.

Society | November 30, 2009, Monday // 18:43 | Viewed: 1724

Neonatology Chair: 10,3 % of Bulgarian Babies Born Prematurely

The Chair of the Bulgarian Association of Neonatology, Professor Emil Hristov, has stated that 10,3% of newborn babies in 2008 were born prematurely.

Society | November 30, 2009, Monday // 16:46 | Viewed: 4705

Bulgaria's Second-Biggest City Welcomes Capital Garbage

A total of 100,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia will be heading from Tuesday to the second biggest city of Plovdiv, located in Southern Bulgaria.

Society | November 30, 2009, Monday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1959

Director: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Is in Survival Mode

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences currently functions in a "survival mode", according to its Director, Professor Nikola Sabotinov.

Society » Education | November 30, 2009, Monday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1984

1 000 Schoolchildren Evacuated in Bulgaria’s Kavarna over Earthquake

A light earthquake which occurred in Northeastern Bulgaria Monday morning has led to the evacuation of 1 000 schoolchildren in the Black Sea town of Kavarna.

Society | November 30, 2009, Monday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1896

New Education Minister: Bulgaria Scholars Hostile to Change

Any urges to reform Bulgaria's education system are met with an impenetrable stone wall erected by resisting academia.

Society » Culture | November 30, 2009, Monday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1815

Minor Earthquake Registered in Northeastern Bulgaria

An earthquake with magnitude of about 3,7 on the Richter scale was registered in Northeastern Bulgaria at 7:48 am Monday.

Society | November 30, 2009, Monday // 08:57 | Viewed: 1432

Bulgaria PM Borisov Scores Twice in Anti-AIDS Charity Match

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, scored two goals in a anti-AIDS charity football match in Sofia Sunday.

Society | November 29, 2009, Sunday // 19:48 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgaria Science Academy Set to Shut down Inefficient Institutes

The Bulgarian Academy of Science is most likely going to close down some of its institutes, which have received the lowest assessment by EU expert who carried out a recent audit.

Society » Education | November 29, 2009, Sunday // 19:09 | Viewed: 1998

Actual Number of HIV-Positive Bulgarians Estimated at 4 000

Dr Tonka Varleva, head of Bulgaria's Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS program, said Sunday that the real number of HIV-positive people in the country was about 4 000.

Society | November 29, 2009, Sunday // 17:28 | Viewed: 2394

Bulgaria Marks 90 Years since Disastrous Neuilly Treaty after World War I

Various gatherings and initiatives around Bulgaria on Friday were dedicated to remembering the 90th year since the signing of the Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Society | November 27, 2009, Friday // 20:12 | Viewed: 12325

Father of Bulgaria Finance Minister Djankov Reveals Long-time Family Drama

76-year-old Dencho Djankov, father of Bulgaria's Finance Minister Simeon Djankov, has not seen his son since in 22 years.

Society | November 27, 2009, Friday // 08:21 | Viewed: 3379

50% of Bulgarians Willing to Become Foster Parents

The majority of Bulgarians - 70% believe foster care is a positive measure while 50% are willing to become foster parents.

Society | November 26, 2009, Thursday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1549

Crisis Causes Collapse of Bulgaria Kurban Bairam Market

Bulgarian demand for rams and sheep for sacrifice in preparation for the forthcoming Kurban Bairam celebration has dropped by almost a half.

Society | November 26, 2009, Thursday // 16:58 | Viewed: 4325

Poachers’ Catch Donated to Underprivileged Elders in Bulgaria’s Burgas

Yancho Yanev, the new Director of Bulgaria's Fishing and Aqua Cultures Agency, has donated 500 kg of fish seized from poachers to the municipal institution for underprivileged elders in Burgas.

Society | November 26, 2009, Thursday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1426
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