Country: Bulgaria
Burgas Province
Population: 199 873

Extreme Fire Danger Warning for Dobrich Region in Bulgaria on 2 July

A warning for extreme fire danger conditions has been issued for some areas in Dobrich region for 2 July, according to the website of the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH). The extreme fire danger rating indicates rapid spread of very strong fires, difficult to control, with conditions for crown fires.

First-ever Ferry Services between Bulgaria and Turkey Launched

The first-ever sea bus transportation between Turkey and Bulgaria was started Tuesday, as a ferry carried passengers from the Bulgarian city of Burgas to the northwestern Turkish province of Kırklareli, reports Daily Sabah. 

Istanbul's Sea Bus Operators (IDO) initiated the services with an aim to boost tourism along Turkey's Black Sea coastline.

Only Half of Asthmatics in Bulgaria are Diagnosed According to an Allergist

Only 50% of asthmatics are diagnosed in Bulgaria. This was reported by the Alexandrovska Hospital, quoting the Chief of the Clinic of Allergology at the medical institution Assoc. Prof. Maria Staevska. Patients with asthma do not associate their symptoms with poor disease control.

New Book in Exchange for Kilogram of Plastic Initiative in Five Bulgarian Cities

On 11 and 12 May, residents of five cities will be able to take a new book if they hand over one or more kilograms of recyclable plastic.

The seventh edition of the Waste Books initiative will take place in the cities of Sofia, Plovdiv, Burgas, Veliko Tarnovo and Stara Zagora. The idea of ​​the organizers is to stimulate the decrease of the use of plastic in Bulgaria.

Five Bulgarian Cities to Be Investigated for Fraud with European Funds

In five cities in the country, prosecutors, MoI and DANS have launched an investigation into fraud involving EU funds in the country.

The prosecutor's press release does not indicate whether these actions are the result of checks on guest houses that started these days.