Latest News from Bulgaria

MES to Make a Strategy for Higher Education

The Ministry of Education and Science is preparing a Strategy for Higher Education after 2020, which will try to reduce the absence of students at state universities, and most likely resort to the introduction of dual-level education in secondary education, Minister Krasimir Valchev explained during a round table "Higher Education in Bulgaria - Challenges and Solutions" organized by Sofia Unive

The Official Visit of Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva to Angola Has Begun

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva arrived from Windhoek in Luanda. She will be on a two-day official visit to the Republic of Angola at the invitation of Foreign Minister Manuel Domingos Augusto, the first of its kind since 1989, the Foreign Ministry said.

For Kosovo, England Match More than Just Football

While Sterling and Co were met with monkey chants and Nazi salutes from the terraces in Sofia, Bulgaria, last month, they face being feted as heroes by the home fans in Kosovo on Sunday, where Britain remains revered for its role in 11 weeks of NATO air strikes that drove out Serbian forces two decades ago and for its work in cementing Kosovo statehood since the territory declared independence

Junior Achievement Romania starts NEETs in Entrepreneurship training sessions

The first youth not in employment, education or training (NEETs) have participated in training courses for labour market insertion, organized by Junior Achievement Romania in the NEETs in Entrepreneurship hub, a transnational project that facilitates the professional insertion of young people from Bulgaria, Italy, Romania and Spain.

The Low-Cost Carrier Ryanair Opens a New Route to Bulgaria

Europe's largest low-cost carrier, Ryanair, is opening a new route to and from Bulgaria.

In June, the carrier will start operating flights between Burgas and the Polish city of Katowice. They will be twice a week.

Tickets can now be purchased with dates to August.

Record: Bulgarians Abroad Have Sent over 1 Billion in the Country

Bulgarians abroad broke the record by the amount of money they sent to their homeland.

For the first time in history, just over a billion and 100 million euros is the money which migrants transferred to Bulgarian accounts, NOVA reported.

According to statistics, about 80% of the money comes from EU countries. The exact amount is EUR 833 million.

Mitsotakis to meet with Zaev, Borisov in Thessaloniki on Thursday

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is to meet with North Macedonia's Zoran Zaev and Bulgaria's Boyko Borisov on Thursday on the sidelines of the Thessaloniki Summit 2019, a business event organized by the Federation of Industries of Greece.

Mitsotakis' first meeting with Zaev was on September 24 in New York, on the sidelines of a United Nations meeting.

The Real Estate Market in Sofia Is Stable

In 2019 the real estate market in Bulgaria's capital Sofia is stable and housing prices have seen insignificant changes, the analysts of the leading real estate company Bulgarian Properties note, BNR reported.

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