Latest News from Bulgaria

Bulgarian Dr. Argirova: Mutations occur in People who do not have Antibodies to COVID-19

What do we know about the new SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant identified by the WHO as "alarming"? The answers are given by the President of the Bulgarian Society of Medical Virology and a member of the Expert Council of Virology under the Minister of Health - Prof. Dr. Radka Argirova, MD.

 

Why does the coronavirus mutate?

Can Bulgaria impose Mandatory Vaccination for COVID-19

"The European Commission says 1/3 of Europe's population has not been vaccinated. A pandemic of the unvaccinated awaits us. According to the national legislation of each country, it can be considered whether vaccines against COVID-19 will become mandatory.

Kiril Petkov: It is Time to put Meaning into the words “Member of Parliament”

It is time to put meaning into the words "Member of Parliament", it is our duty to serve the Bulgarian people. Unfortunately, most of the MPs before us have not done a good job and that is why Bulgaria is facing huge challenges. This was said from the parliamentary rostrum by the leader of "We Continue the Change" Kiril Petkov.

Greenpeace Distributed Coal Water to Bulgarian MPs

The environmental organization Greenpeace was active in front of the National Assembly with a call to stop the exploitation and pollution of water in Bulgaria. They are handing out bottles of water from pools exposed to pollution.

Greenpeace commented that so far most MPs have accepted the bottles of water, which they call "coal water".

Gazprom Increases Gas Supplies to Bulgaria by Nearly 44%

Gazprom increased its gas exports to Bulgaria by 43.8%.

The company's deliveries to foreign countries have increased to 171.5 billion cubic meters, which is 6.6% (10.6 billion cubic meters) more than in the same period in 2020.

Political Negotiations: the Speaker of Parliament to be Changed every year

The Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament should be rotated every year.

The four formations negotiating the formation of a government have agreed on this - "We Continue the Change", BSP, "There Is Such a People" and "Democratic Bulgaria", BNR reports.

The idea is for each of the four formations to have a parliamentary speaker for a full term.

Outbreak of Meningitis in a Kindergarten in Sofia, One Child Died

An outbreak of meningitis has been discovered in Sofia's 37th "Valshebstvo" Kindergarten in the Pavlovo district. As of yesterday, the children's institution has suspended classes, BNT reported. So far, 16 children and two adults have been infected. A 5-year-old child died.

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Government offers the minimum Wage to become BGN 710

We propose to introduce in the next budget an increase in the minimum wage and it will become BGN 710, said today in the Council of Ministers the Minister of Finance Valeri Belchev.

Over 750 thousand people in our country work on the minimum wage. They now receive BGN 650, which, according to Belchev, are extremely insufficient to support a household.

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