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BSMEPA will Support the Printing Industry in Bulgaria

Workshop was held in the building of the Executive Agency for Promotion of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises by Dr. Boyko Takov, Executive Director of BSMEPA, Mr. Borislav Dimitrachkov, Director of the Internationalization of Small and Medium Enterprises Directorate with Eng.

Bulgarian Business is Interested in Projects in Saudi Arabia

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva talked in Brussels with Adele Al-Jubiere, State Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the foreign ministry press service said.

Lidl will Оpen at least 5 New Stores in Bulgaria in 2019

The Lidl chain continues its sustainable expansion in Bulgaria in 2019. The company plans to open at least 5 new stores, focusing on the big cities and the Black Sea coast. A few days ago, the 94th store of the chain opened in the resort of St. St. Constantine and Helena, followed by Pomorie, Tsarevo and several shops in Sofia.

Bulgarian PM, Chinese ambassador honored on Statehood Day

The ceremony in the Presidency was attended by ministers Ivica Dacic, Nebojsa Stefanovic, Zlatibor Loncar, Aleksandar Vulin, Vladan Vukosavljevivic, chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina Milorad Dodik, and Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov, who is among the recipients.

Prime Minister Ana Brnabic is today taking part in the ceremonies in Orasac, central Serbia.

17 Cases of Measles in Bulgaria

17 cases of measles have been registered in Bulgaria so far, Radosveta Filipova, expert at Bulgaria's Ministry of Health announced, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio.

In her words, we cannot speak of measles epidemic, but of an outbreak only. 145 Bulgarians who were in contact with people infected by measles were placed under medical supervision.

Bulgaria's Unemployment Rate For Q4 is 4.7%

Bulgaria's unemployment rate dropped to 4.7% in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 5.6% in the same period 2017, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on Thursday, quoted by SeeNews. 

Youth unemployment, covering persons in the age bracket 15-29 years, dropped to 7.4% in the period under review from 9.4% in the fourth quarter of 2017, NSI said in a quarterly labour force survey.

296 Boxers From 39 Countries Participated in a Boxing Tournament in Bulgaria

The 70th edition of the Strandja International Boxing Tournament kicked off here in the Sofia hall on Thursday, reported

As many as 296 boxers from 39 countries and regions, including China, participate in the six-day competition.

The semifinals will be on Monday and the finals are scheduled for Tuesday.

Bulgarian PM is on a Working Visit to Serbia

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov is on a working visit to Serbia, reported the Bulgarian National Television. 

"I arrived in Belgrade, where I met Ivica Dačić, Foreign Minister of Serbia", he wrote in facebook. The prime minister also met with President Alexander Vucic. He honored Borisov with the "Order of the Republic of Serbia".

Snowfall in some Areas in Bulgaria, Highs between 1-6°C

Cloudy weather over the country today. Snowfall is expected in some places, more considerable in the mountainous regions. Mostly rain and wet snow along the Black Sea coast and the Danube. By the end of the day the precipitation will end and the cloud will be breaking up. Light to moderate wind will blow from north-northeast, in Eastern Bulgaria strong at times.

WWF: All Rivers in Bulgaria are Damaged

There is no single river in Bulgaria that is not damaged, either alone or with its tributaries, from pollution, from drying up, from barriers to the migration of species in it, from digging for aggregates or from sewerage. That's why the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is signalling the problem. 

Minister of Agriculture: The Wine Sector is One of the most Stable in Bulgaria

The wine sector is one of the most stable in Bulgaria, commented Agriculture Minister Rumen Porozhanov. In the "Byalata Prast" area near Svilengrad, together with the Director of the Executive Agency for Wine Krasimir Koev, he participated in the traditional ritual of triforing vineyards for Trifon Zarezan holiday.