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  • New Lev Banknote Series Put into Circulation

    December 14 (BTA) - The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) puts into circulation a new series of lev banknotes of the same overall design and main elements as the paper currency in circulation, but using new security features. The first banknote of the new series is denominat...

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    The Police Officer of the Year 2018 awards are presented at Sofia's NDK Convention Center. The awards were initiated and developed by the Interior Ministry and the Doverie i Zakrila (Trust and Protection) Foundation. Police officers and teams who have achieved exemplary p...

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    The National History Museum presents at a special exhibition the archeological finds of 2018. In photo: the treasure discovered in the Kaliakra Fortress, which consists of a small earthen pot hidden under the floor of a room that was burned in the late 14th century. The find c...

  • Vice President Iotova Meets with Bulgarian-Kazakh Chamber of Commerce Representatives

    Sofia, December 13 (BTA) - Bulgarian Vice President Iliyana Iotova conferred with representatives of the Bulgarian-Kazakh Chamber of Commerce here on Thursday. On behalf of the Bulgarian Ethno-Cultural Centre Zlata in Astana, they informed Iotova of the Bulgarian community in ...

  • Pope Francis to Visit Bulgaria May 5-7

    Sofia, December 13 (BTA) - Pope Francis will make an apostolic journey to Bulgaria between May 5 and 7, 2019. The news was announced by Bulgaria's Council of Ministers and the President's Press Secretariat, quoting an official press release by the Holy See. Accepting ...

  • Bulgaria Invited to Join World Free Zones Organization

    Sofia, December 13 (BTA) - Bulgaria has been invited to join the World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) during a meeting between Deputy Economy Minister Alexander Manolev and Samir Hamrouni, World FZO Chief Executive Officer, the Economy Ministry said in a press release on ...

  • Around 118 Mln Lv Distributed as Bonuses in State Administration

    December 11 (BTA) - Around 118 million leva was distributed as bonuses for the state administration over the past year, Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) member Dragomir Stoynev said Tuesday at a news conference held by his party. The data is based on inquiries with the government ...

  • Bulgarian Women Spend 20 Years More in Employment Compared to Three Decades Ago - Expert

    December 11 (BTA) - In the last two to three decades, the retirement age for Bulgarian women has increased by ten years and, when you add another ten years for the postponement of their first childbirth, it turns out that they spend by 20 years more in employment. This deprives B...

  • Bulgaria Last in EU for Material Living Standard - Economists

    December 10 (BTA) - Bulgaria is at the bottom of the EU for material standard of living: between 2010 and 2017 the quality of life indicators for Bulgaria were by four- to sixfold lower than those in the EU28, shows a study by Prof. Vassil Tsanov and Prof. Georgi Shopov f...

  • NSI Survey: Quarter of Bulgarians Have Never Used Internet

    December 7 (BTA) - Despite the dynamic development of information and communication technologies (ICT) in Bulgaria, more than a quarter (26.7 per cent) of people have never used the Internet, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) reported Friday. More than half of Bulgarians a...

  • Parliament Passes Conclusively Personal Care Act

    December 6 (BTA) - Parliament Thursday passed conclusively the Personal Care Act, which is part of the new regulatory framework concerning people with disabilities. The passage of the bill, along with the passage on Thursday of a new People with Disabilities Act, came aft...

  • Bulgarians Spend 90-100 Lv on Plastic Christmas Trees Producer's Survey

    Sofia, December 4 (BTA) - A Bulgarian Christmas tree factory found in a survey that Bulgarians spend between 90 and 100 leva on average to buy a plastic Christmas tree. The factory based in the southern town of Rakovski carried out its research in eight countries: Bulgari...

  • Bulgarians Spend LV 90-100 on Plastic Christmas Trees

    December 4 (BTA) - A Bulgarian Christmas tree factory found in a survey that Bulgarians spend between 90 and 100 leva on average to buy a plastic Christmas tree. The factory based in the southern town of Rakovski carried out its research in eight countries: Bulgaria, Romania, Hun...

  • Black Sea MAP Project Places Bulgaria on Maritime Archaeology Map - Experts

    Sofia, November 27 (BTA) - With the series of shipwrecks it has discovered, the Black Sea MAP maritime archaeology project has placed Bulgaria on the map of maritime research. Such finds are very few and extremely rare, and they cannot be found elsewhere, the head of the Centr...

  • 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...