News archive of February 2019

BDZ Will Provide Over 8000 Additional Seats For National Holiday of Bulgaria - March 3

BDZ will provide over 8 000 additional seats in the trains of some trains traveling on the main routes in the country. This is made for the convenience of the passengers during the weekend for the national holiday of Bulgaria - March 3rd, the company said.

From March 1st to March 4th, including, trains will travel on the following routes:

Reuters: Bulgaria Resumes EUR 1.4 bln Gas Pipeline Tender

Bulgaria's gas network operator Bulgartransgaz has resumed a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 billion) tender to build a gas pipeline expected to transport mainly Russian gas from Bulgaria's border with Turkey to Serbia, it said Thursday, quoted by Reuters. 

Bulgartransgaz said it was seeking offers by March 6.

WWF: Population of White Bears Sharply Decreases

To date, the population of white bears is between 22 and 31 thousand, with 60% of them on Canadian territory.

The World Wildlife Fund warns that if global warming continues to spread at such a rate, the polar bears will drop by 30% over the next 35 years.

128-year-old tile factory continues to promote Turkish porcelain

Turkey's 128-year-old chinaware factory, Yıldız Tile Imperial Factory, continues to promote Turkish porcelain with its crescent and moon emblem, since its establishment under Sultan Abdulhamid II's reign in 1891.

Hospital workers, cleaners protest expiring contracts in Athens rally

Members of the national union of public hospital workers (POEDIN) and cleaners from Dromokaitio psychiatric hospital held a protest rally outside the Parliament on Thursday, requesting the renewal of their expiring contracts.
One lane on main Vassilisis Sofias avenue was blocked, disrupting traffic on Syntagma square.