All News on Social Issues in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Parliament Allocates BGN 16 Million to Modernize Classrooms in 160 Schools

A day before the extraordinary session of the parliament with a request for updating the state budget, the cabinet allocated more money for the crisis in the economy. Ministers met online amid ongoing 35-day protests. A decision was made to support Bulgarian pupils, students, young families and working people.

The Good News: A Man from Ruse Makes Wheelchairs for Dogs and Cats

A man from Ruse, Bulgaria, makes wheelchairs for dogs and cats.

Walkers are a donation for sick, old or victims of human cruelty animals. Wheelchairs are donations for sick, old or victims of human cruelty animals.

 

Roro is 12 years old dog - too old for his breed. The puppy was completely immobilized, and the doctors could no longer find a way out.

Unemployment in Bulgaria Soars to 9% Due to Covid-19 Crisis

84,568 people became jobless during the state of emergency in Bulgaria between March 13 and June 15. Meanwhile, 65,535 people were employed, this country's Minister of Labor and Social Policy Denitsa Sacheva said.

EP Transport Committee Rejects Bulgarian Amendments to Mobility Package

The Transport Committee of the European Parliament on June 8 rejected the amendments to the Mobility package, introduced after its first reading, among which was the proposal of the Bulgarian MEPs to drop the return of lorries and drivers in the country.

Bulgaria: 48 Workers in Dospat Tested Positive for COVID-19

A total of 48 workers from a workshop in the town of Dospat in southern Bulgaria have tested positive for coronavirus infection, according to updated data from the Regional Health Inspectorate.

Bulgaria: 90 000 People Lost Their Jobs, 57,000 Have Found a New One

Since the start of the state of emergency in Bulgaria, 90,000 people lost their jobs, while almost 57,000 have found new jobs. Every day there are people who lose their jobs and find new employment. The good thing is that in the last two weeks there are more people who find a job than those who lose theirs, Bulgaria's Minister of Social Affairs Denitsa Sacheva told Nova TV.

Denitsa Sacheva: 60/40 Wage Support Scheme will be Amended

The 60/40 wage support scheme used by the state to pay 60% of the social security contributions and 60% of the salaries will be amended and will continue from July 1 until September 30, Bulgaria's Minister of Labor and Social Policy Denitsa Sacheva said. 

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borrisov: New Children's Hospital will be Built in Sofia

The building, intended for a children's hospital in Sofia, will be demolished and a new, specially designed one will be built in its place, Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on May 27 after a meeting with representatives of protesters against the idea to complete an old unfinished building and use it for the National Multi-profile Children's Hospital.

Government of Bulgaria Grants Financial Assistance to Western Balkans and Vietnam

The government of Bulgaria approved the granting of EUR 112,000 of financial assistance to the countries of the Western Balkans and Vietnam.

The money is for coping with the consequences of Covid-19 and will be used for the implementation of 6 projects in fulfillment of the Team Europe initiative - the global EU response to Covid-19.

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