Latest News from Bulgaria

The Emirates Apart Residence, Luxury from Abu Dhabi in Sofia

Emirates Apart Residence is the most exclusive and only aparthotel in Bulgaria.

It combines incomparable architectural style, luxury and vision, which one cannot find in any other 5-star hotel in Bulgaria. Its design and style are inspired by Abu Dhabi’s architecture.

Bulgarian Businessman of Dubious Reputation Shot Dead in Sofia

Borislav Mandzhukov, 39, businessman of dubious reputation, was shot dead in Sofia on Monday evening. 

He was found by the residents of a building on the “Bulgaria” boulevard who called the police. 

Bulgaria's National Stadium To Be Renovated

Bulgaria's national stadium “Vasil Levski” will be partially renovated this year. 

According to the director of National Sports Bases Mario Primdzhanov, the renovation will start in the end of April and will be completed by the start of the European football tournaments in July. 

Construction At Bulgaria's Karadere To Start In September

The construction of the Black Sea Eco Garden Resort at the Karadere area will start in September 2014, said Minister of Economy and Energy Dragomir Stoinev.

The construction will continue through September 2017, according to Stoinev who presented the project at the Monday meeting of Bulgaria's government. 

Bulgaria's Varna to Be Granted BGN 70 M This Year

Bulgaria's city of Varna could be granted up to BGN 70 M until end-2014, an MP from the ruling Socialists announced.

In Varna, which is his hometown, Borislav Gutsanov announced funds are to be allocated for the construction of a new court building and a Faculty of Pharmacy at the Medical University.

Sofia To Have 100 km New Bike Paths

Bulgaria's capital Sofia will have 100 km of new bike paths by the end of 2015. 

Thus the city will have a total of 140 km of bike paths. 

The new facilities will be built along the renovated main boulevards, as a part of the city hall's policy to encourage bicycle transport. 

Tuberculosis on the Drop in Bulgaria

The number of tuberculosis cases in Bulgaria has dropped by 15% in 2013 compared to the previous year.

Last year, 1,938 cases of tuberculosis were registered around the country, while in 2012 the number was 2,280, according to preliminary data of the National Tuberculosis Prevention Program.

Grigor Dimitrov Loses To Nishikori, Out Of Miami Masters

Bulgaria's tennis player Grigor Dimitrov lost to Japan's Key Nishikori in two sets and dropped out of the Masters tournament in Miami. 

This was the second loss of Dimitrov against the Japanese player.

Bulgaria, China to Sign 8 Cooperation Agreements at Business Forum

Eight cooperation agreements between Bulgarian and Chinese companies are expected to be signed during a business forum in the city of Plovdiv, Monday.

The CEOs and managers of more than 50 leading Chinese companies will take part in the Bulgarian – Chinese business forum, Standart news reports.