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  • International Conference on Future of Online Mediation

    November 16 (BTA) - Seventy per cent of entrepreneurs are ready to use mediation in dispute resolution. Opening an international conference on online mediation and the future of online dispute resolution, Blagovest Pounev, President of the Arbitration Court with the Bulgarian ...

  • International Conference on Future of Online Mediation

    Sofia, November 16 (BTA) - Seventy per cent of entrepreneurs are ready to use mediation in dispute resolution. Opening an international conference on online mediation and the future of online dispute resolution, Blagovest Pounev, President of the Arbitration Court with the Bu...

  • Labour Migration Agreement with Moldova Takes Effect

    Sofia, October 5 (BTA) - An agreement on labour migration between Bulgaria and Moldova takes effect after being gazetted Friday. The agreement aims to provide opportunities for employment of workers for those sectors of the Bulgarian economy which are experiencing a shortage o...

  • PM Borissov: Bulgarians in Ukraine Will Always Be Bridge for Cooperation between the Two Countries

    Odessa, October 5 (BTA) - The Ukrainian citizens of Bulgarian origin will always be a bridge for understanding and cooperation between the two countries, said here on Friday Prime Minister Boyko Borissov during a meeting with Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko, the gove...

  • Academy of Sciences Fires Director of Institute of Meteorology

    Sofia, August 30 (BTA) - The leadership of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has terminated the mandate of the head of the BAS Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Prof. Hristomir Brunzov. He told BTA that he is not aware of the official motives but he had seen the de...

  • Poll Shows Bulgarians Dissatisfied with Quality of Roads

    Sofia, August 30 (BTA) - Bulgarians are largely dissatisfied with the quality of roads in their country. A poll by Gallup International among 822 respondents found that the average mark they give to the quality of roads is 3.15 on a scale from 2 to 6, six being the highest. Th...

  • This Year's World Meeting of Bulgarian Media to Be Held in Skopje October 24-28

    Sofia, August 29 (BTA) - The 14th World Meeting of Bulgarian Media will be held in the Macedonian capital of Skopje between October 24 and 28, said here on Wednesday BTA Director General Maxim Minchev at a news conference. This year's meeting, organized by BTA and the Ass...

  • Meteorologists Resume Protests Demanding Exit from Academy of Sciences over Inadequate Financing

    Sofia, August 29 (BTA) - Meteorologists with the Institute of Hydrology and Meteorology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) resumed their protests Wednesday demanding to leave BAS over what they see as inadequate distribution of the BAS budget and insufficient financing...

  • Expert Expects Less Wheat and More Corn and Sunflower in This Year's Harvest Campaign

    Sofia, August 29 (BTA) - Radoslav Hristov of the National Association of Grain Producers in Bulgaria told BTA that he expects less wheat and more corn and sunflower in this year's harvest campaign compared to last year. The official figures for the winter crops are still d...

  • Renowned Bulgarian-French Artist Nicolas Manev Dies at 78

    Sofia, August 28 (BTA) - Renowned Bulgarian-French artist Nicolas Manev died in Paris Saturday a couple of days before turning 78, his family told BTA. Born in the southern town of Pazardjik, he studied at Sofia's Art Academy. He had his first exhibition at home in 1961....

  • Underwater Fortress Discovered near St Thomas Island

    Bourgas, on the Black Sea, August 19 (BTA) - An unknown fortress has been discovered in the area of St Thomas Island during an underwater expedition of the National History Museum, Sozopol Municipality said in a press release Sunday. The expedition is funded by the Minis...

  • Ancient Tomb at Maltepe Turns out to Be of Unprecedented Dimensions, Likely Belonged to Roman Emperor

    Manole, Southern Bulgaria, August 18 (BTA) - A burial pyramid found in a mound in the southern village of Manole, which was initially thought to be 4 m high and belonging to a Thracian dignitary, has turned out to be of unprecedented scale and is now seen as the likely tomb of...

  • Expert Presents Results of Excavations in Perperikon

    Sofia, August 17 (BTA) - Archaeologist Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov presented the results of the latest excavation works in the ancient rock city of Perperikon at a BTA-hosted news conference here Friday. In his words, the Thracian royal palace and sanctuary of Perperikon is unique....

  • NGOs Blame Environment Ministry for Bad State of Seven Rila Lakes, Law Violations

    Sofia, August 14 (BTA) - For the Nature coalition of environmental organizations blames the Environment and Water Ministry for the illegal entry of a group of dancing people in one of the protected Seven Rila Lakes and for the violation of the Rila National Park Management Pla...

  • Trade Union Bashes WB Spending Review on Policing and Firefighting in Bulgaria

    Sofia, August 2 (BTA) - The influential Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) slammed Thursday a World Bank report on the efficiency of spending for policing and firefighting and more particularly its conclusions about the level of personnel costs. "Bu...

  • Pharmaceutical Companies Invested LV 24 Mln in Training of Medical Professionals and Health Organizations in 2017

    Sofia, August 2 (BTA) - Pharmaceutical companies invested 24 million leva last year in training of medical personnel and in health organizations in Bulgaria. Of these, 16 million leva went to medical professionals and 8 million into professional organizations. This transpires ...

  • Interior Ministry Agrees with Some Conclusions in WB Policing and Firefighting Spending Survey, Finds Others Incorrect...

    Sofia, July 31 (BTA) - The Bulgarian Interior Ministry agrees with some of the conclusions in a World Bank (WB) Spending Review on Policing and Firefighting in Bulgaria published recently but finds some things outdated as they are based on 2015-16 data, Interior Minister Vale...

  • Parliament Reports Performance in Past Session

    Sofia, July 31 (BTA) - During the past session, the 44th National Assembly adopted 43 bills and 51 resolutions at 43 regular and two emergency meetings, said the parliamentary press office Tuesday. The Parliament adopted its performance on its first full week of summer recess ...

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    For a ninth year in a row, the management of the Vrachanski Balkan Natural Park in the western Balkan Range is organizing treks for local people. Guides show them the mountain and teach them basic mountaineering skills. Breath-taking vistas and the aroma of wild berries and he...

  • Positive Assessment of Bulgarian Role Prevail among Western Balkans Societies - Poll

    July 17 (BTA) - After the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU in the first half of 2018, people in the Western Balkan countries feel Bulgaria closer to their heart even though the EU did not give very clear accession prospects for these countries. This transpired in the...