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2.1 billion Tons of Solid Waste is Generated on the Planet For a Year

Every year, 2.1 billion tons of solid waste is generated on the planet. This is enough to fill 822,000 Olympic-size pools. Of these, only 16% are recycled completely. This concludes a report by Verisk Maplecroft, quoted by bTV.

The United States leads the ranking as the most inefficient country in terms of production-recycling ratio.

BSMEPA will Work Close with the International Bank for Economic Cooperation

The opportunities for joint projects were discussed at a meeting today with representatives of the International Bank for Economic Cooperation and Dr. Boyko Takov, Executive Director of Bulgarian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Promotion Agency. The talks were attended by Mr. Boyko Kotsev, member of IBEC Managing Board, Dr. Ivan Hristov, Deputy Managing Director of IBEC and Mr.

Donald Trump Sent an “Excellent” Letter to the North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un

The U.S. President Donald Trump sent an "excellent" letter to the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the Korean Central News Agency reported.

The existence of such a letter was confirmed by The White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, who said Trump sent a letter and "correspondence between the two leaders has been ongoing."

20% Of Women Working In The IT Sector Leave Their Work Due To Gender Pay Inequalities

According to an international study conducted by Tek Experts, a significant number of women are considering leaving the IT sector because of unfair remuneration and gender prejudices. In Bulgaria, one in five women (19.3%) is about to give up their IT career because of the gender pay gap.

UN: By 2050, There Will be More Plastic in the Seas Than Fish

According to a UN report, 30% of fish are already poisoned by plastic, and by 2050 there will be more plastic in the seas than fish. 

How many times have we been out of the store with a plastic bag, and later we are loosing it without thinking that it will remain on our planet longer than us?

Bulgarian Exports to Vietnam in 2018 Amounted to $ 33.0 million in 2018

,,In 2018 between Bulgaria and Vietnam, a total turnover of USD 88.8 million was achieved. The increase compared to 2017 is about 10%, but I think we have a higher potential to realize.'' This was said by the Minister of Economy Emil Karanikolov during a meeting with the Vietnamese Ambassador HE. Mr.

Greek PM to attend Belt & Road Forum

Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) to be held from April 25 to 27 in Beijing, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced on Friday.
Leaders including heads of state and government from 37 countries will attend the forum's round-table summit, Wang told a press briefing.

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