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20.05.2022 10:04

COVID-19 Update: 262 New Cases, 4.6% Test Positivity Rate

There were 262 new coronavirus cases in Bulgaria on Thursday after 5,655 tests, according data published on the national platform coronavirus.bg on Friday. The test positivity rate is 4.6%. Seven people lost the battle to COVID and they add up to

19.05.2022 20:59

Interior Ministry Reports Significant Increase in Migrant Pressure since Early 2022

Since the beginning of the year, the Ministry of Interior has prevented over 34,000 attempts to smuggle migrants across the southern Bulgarian border, Chief Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Petar Todorov, told journalists after a hearing on the topic of migrant pressure, held together with State Agency for National Security head Plamen Tonchev before the Parliamentary Committee for Control of Security Services. For comparison, Todorov gave an example with the first quarter of 2021, when the number of prevented attempts to cross the Bulgarian border from the south was about 7,500.

19.05.2022 19:57

Labour Minister for BTA: Proposed Anti-crisis Measures Are Not Anti-Inflationary, but Social

Approached by BTA on Thursday, Labour and Social Policy Ministry Georgi Gyokov said that the anti-crisis measures proposed Wednesday by the ruling coalition in support of citizens and businesses are not anti-inflationary, but social and are supposed to support people at a time of crisis. He said that he agrees with a criticism of the opposition that they promote inflation but added that people can’t be left to cope on their own. 

Economy

19.05.2022 12:54

Ministry, Business Experts to Discuss Road Toll System on Friday

Meeting on Thursday, Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Regional Development and Public Works Minister Grozdan Karadjov and transport industry executives agreed that Ministry and industry experts will discuss the carriers' proposals concerning the road toll system.

18.05.2022 16:50

Bering Yachts Begins Production of Luxury Vessels in Burgas

US-based expedition vessels producer Bering Yachts begins work in the Bulgarian coastal city of Burgas this year. The company will unveil a shipyard here that will specialize in the full cycle of production of luxury transatlantic yachts and smaller speed boats.

Culture

08.05.2022 18:28

Kurt Rydl to Give Opera Master Class in Sofia

The world-renowned operatic bass Kurt Rydl will teach a master class in Bulgaria after he was invited here by stage director and opera manager Prof. Plamen Kartaloff. Rydl has performed on some of the most prestigious stages in the world, including the Vienna State Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, the La Scala, the Paris Opera, and the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.

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