Latest News from Bulgaria

Almost 12 million Passengers Have Passed Through Bulgarian Airports in 2018

2018 was a successful year for Bulgarian aviation, characterized by consolidation of market positions and addition of production capacities on the other. This was reported by the chairman of the Association of Bulgarian Airlines Svetoslav Stanulov during the annual report of the association for the state of the sector, writes

Bulgarian Citizens Will Pay More For Driving Courses

Higher fees for driving courses are foreseen by the industry, reported

The reason is a decision of the Council of Ministers to change the way of training of those who want to get permission to drive a motor vehicle, Bulgaria ON AIR reported.

Foreign Minister Zaharieva in Tokyo: Bulgaria and Japan are Deepening their Cooperation in a Number of Areas

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva held a number of meetings on the first day of her visit to Japan where both countries expressed their readiness to exchange expertise in different areas, to support the Western Balkans with concrete projects, to deepen their cooperation in education, culture, sport and equality between men and women, the Ministry of Forei

Scientists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences have Discovered Anti-tumor Properties of Cannabis

In vitro experiments prove a strong anti-tumor activity of cannabis extract, said Prof. Iva Ugrinova, Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Her team started working on the national scientific program "Innovative Low-Toxic and Biologically Active Means for Precision Medicine" - BioActiveMed and can now deliver first results.

Bulgarian Head of State: There Should be no Doubt About the Transparency and Honesty of the Upcoming European Elections

"Free, honest and transparent elections are one of the biggest conquests of democracy and we have to stand up for every vote, and there should be no doubt about the transparency and honesty of the forthcoming vote for the representatives of Bulgaria in the European Parliament." This was stated by President Rumen Radev at his meeting with the leadership of the new composition of the Central Elec

It will no Longer be Possible to Buy Bulgarian Passport with Investments

After a series of scandals involving granted Bulgarian citizenship to businessmen sought out by various anti-criminal agencies around the world, the justice ministry proposes changes to the Bulgarian Citizenship Act. It eliminates the possibility of taking a passport against investments.

Illegal Logging in Bulgaria is Estimated at BGN 150 Million Per Year

The annual volume of illegal logging in Bulgaria reaches 2.4 - 2.7 million cubic meters. This is between a quarter and a third of the total yield, which forms a shady business of nearly 150 million leva per year. World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said.

Clear Sky until Noon, some Clouds later Today in East Bulgaria, Highs Between 14-19°C

Mostly sunshine before noon today and then more cloud for some time in Eastern Bulgaria, but no rain. This is what meteorologist Georgi Tsekov, National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, told Focus News Agency. Light northern wind. This will be a warmer day with highs between 14°C and 19°C.

Bulgarian MFA: No Injured Bulgarians in the Bus Incident in Istanbul

According to information from the Consulate General of Bulgaria in Istanbul today, a bus driver in the Beyazit district, who lost control of the bus, has hit about 10 parked cars and pedestrians. Two Bulgarian citizens were in the place of the accident, but they are in good health.

Sofia Innovation Workshop Will Solve Important City Problems

Innovation Workshop will be organized from March 29 to March 31 at the Sofia City Art Gallery, announced by the Association for Development of Sofia.
The initiative is part of the pilot project of the Joint Research Center of the European Commission "Science meeting Regions / Parliaments".