World Bank Warns: Bulgaria's Eurozone Accession at Risk!

Bulgaria's aspirations to join the Eurozone in 2025 face significant hurdles as economic slowdown and political uncertainty pose formidable challenges, according to a recent analysis by the World Bank

Business » Finance | April 13, 2024, Saturday // 16:43 | Viewed: 3225

Robert De Niro Opens Two Hotels in Bulgaria

Renowned actor and co-founder of Nobu Hospitality, Robert De Niro, is set to make waves in Bulgaria's hospitality scene with the opening of two luxury hotels under the Nobu brand

Business | April 13, 2024, Saturday // 16:36 | Viewed: 3632

Bulgaria's Balchik Airport Welcomes Over 20 Planes from Romania to Mark Schengen Entry

In a momentous occasion marking the entry of Bulgaria and Romania into the Schengen area by air and sea, Balchik Airport is set to witness a remarkable gathering of more than 20 planes from Romania

Business » Tourism | April 13, 2024, Saturday // 09:10 | Viewed: 5012

Most Bulgarians Living Abroad Invest in Property Purchases in Their Homeland

Many Bulgarians living and working abroad are actively purchasing properties in their homeland

Business » Finance | April 12, 2024, Friday // 16:38 | Viewed: 2714

European Commission Partners with Bulgaria to Promote Euro Adoption

In a significant move toward Bulgaria's integration into the Eurozone, the European Commission (EC) has pledged support for the country's efforts to promote the adoption of the euro

Business » Finance | April 12, 2024, Friday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2757

Greek Electricity Giant Acquires Bulgarian Solar Parks

The Greek national electricity company, PPC, has announced plans to acquire 500 megawatts of photovoltaic capacity in Bulgaria

Business » Energy | April 12, 2024, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2760

Bulgarian Honey Industry Struggles with Import Woes, Says Local Producer

Manol Todorov, a leading figure in the Strandzha honey industry, has expressed optimism about the 2024 harvest for mann honey

Business | April 11, 2024, Thursday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1960

Oil Prices Surge Amid Middle East Tensions

Oil prices have surged due to renewed concerns about the Middle East conflict. Brent crude futures increased by 0.32% to 90.80 USD per barrel, while American WTI crude rose by 0.3% to 86.50 USD per barrel

Business » Energy | April 11, 2024, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1949

Bulgargaz Loses 27% Market Share Due to Contract with 'Botas

Bulgaria's state-owned energy company, "Bulgargaz," has suffered a significant setback, losing 27% of its market share as a result of a contract with the Turkish company "Botas"

Business » Energy | April 11, 2024, Thursday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1897

Bulgarians Demand Ban on 'Mixed Change' Amid Eurozone Transition Talks

As Bulgaria gears up to join the Eurozone, citizens are voicing their concerns and expectations regarding the transition

Business » Finance | April 10, 2024, Wednesday // 14:14 | Viewed: 5490

Bulgaria Appoints New Director for Customs Agency in Government's First Decision

Marking the inaugural decision of Bulgaria's new caretaker government, the Customs Agency welcomes a new director, as announced by acting Finance Minister Lyudmila Petkova

Business » Finance | April 10, 2024, Wednesday // 09:24 | Viewed: 2708

New for Summer 2024: Bulgaria Air Offers Direct Flights to Lisbon

The flights will operate every Wednesday and Saturday.

Business » Tourism | April 9, 2024, Tuesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 2156

Bulgaria's New Finance Minister Prioritizes Eurozone and Full Schengen Membership

The newly appointed Acting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Lyudmila Petkova, has reaffirmed the country's commitment to joining the Eurozone, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and achieving full-fledged Sche

Business » Finance | April 9, 2024, Tuesday // 13:42 | Viewed: 2616

Vatican Condemns Gender Reassignment and Surrogacy as "Threats" to Human Dignity

The Vatican has issued a strong condemnation of gender reassignment surgery and surrogacy, labeling them as "serious threats" to human dignity

Business | April 9, 2024, Tuesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1805

Bulgaria Braces for Easter Tourism Boom: Over a Million Trips Expected

As the Orthodox Easter coincides with May this year, Bulgaria is gearing up for an unprecedented surge in travel, predicts Rumen Draganov, director of the Institute for Analysis and Forecasting of the Information Environment in Tourism, in an interview wi

Business » Tourism | April 9, 2024, Tuesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 2639

Georgia's Proposed 'Foreign Agents' Law Sparks Presidential Veto Amid Controversy

Amidst mounting controversy, the Georgian government's push for a law on "foreign agents" has ignited fierce debate, prompting President Salome Zourabichvili to assert her authority with a promised veto.

Business | April 9, 2024, Tuesday // 09:19 | Viewed: 1352

Will New Zealand Regulate the Online Gambling Market?

Online gambling and casinos are becoming quite the attraction for players and enthusiasts alike.

Business » Industry | April 8, 2024, Monday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1798

Bulgarian Customs Officers Play Key Role in Combating Migrant Trafficking to Britain

Customs officer Georgi Gospodinov keeps a vigilant eye out for unusual cargo at Bulgaria's Kapitan Andreevo border crossing, a critical checkpoint in the fight against migrant trafficking to Britain

Business | April 8, 2024, Monday // 12:52 | Viewed: 2939

Gold Prices Reach New High Amidst Fed Rate Cut Speculation

Gold prices surged to a new all-time high of 2,353 USD per ounce during early trading on Monday, continuing a rapid ascent witnessed over the past two weeks

Business » Finance | April 8, 2024, Monday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1742

Bulgaria Air Resumes Flights to Milan for the Summer Season of 2024

In March 2024, the national carrier commenced operations on flights to Malpensa Airport via the restored regular route to Milan – a beloved and popular destination for all Bulgarians

Business » Tourism | April 5, 2024, Friday // 14:29 | Viewed: 2945

Advanced AI Cameras to Monitor Crime in Sunny Beach

In preparation for the upcoming summer season, authorities in Sunny Beach have unveiled a state-of-the-art video surveillance system comprising nearly 100 cameras, with four equipped for facial and license plate recognition

Business » Tourism | April 4, 2024, Thursday // 16:13 | Viewed: 3255
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