Latest News from Bulgaria

Bulgaria is Applying for the Seat of the European Labor Authority

The government has approved the intention to nominate the Republic of Bulgaria as the seat of the European Labor Authority, the government's press service announced.

The discussions on the creation of the new structure began in March 2018 during the Bulgarian European Presidency.

Bulgarian Police Arrested 30 People in an Operation Against Telephone Fraudsters

In a specialised operation in the town of Gorna Oryahovitsa on 18th of April, the authorities broke up the biggest telephone fraud scheme in Bulgaria, Bulgaria's deputy chief prosecutor Ivan Geshev said, reports BNT. 

A total of 30 people have been detained, 25 of them in Romania. The boss of the crime group is among the arrested.

Bulgaria Seizes 288 Kg of Heroin in Truck From Iran

Bulgarian customs officials confiscated more than 288 kilograms (635 pounds) of heroin hidden on a truck from Iran, prosecutors announced Thursday.

The haul was the biggest amount of heroin seized at Bulgaria's borders this year, the customs agency said.

The Bulgarian Government Proposes to Unify all of the Administration's Websites

Adoption of current institutional identity rules that the administration's websites should meet. This envisages a draft amendment to the Ordinance on the general requirements for information systems, registers and electronic administrative services, which was published for public discussion on the government portal

Bulgaria is the Fourth in Europe in Respect to Price Growth

Inflation in Bulgaria is again gaining momentum in March, and our country ranks fourth in the European Union to raise prices, according to data from the European Statistical Office.

In the third month of the year, prices rose by 2.8 percent over the same period last year. As of February 2019, the consumer basket is 0.2 percent more expensive.

10% Decline in Early Bookings For the Southern Black Sea Coast

,,So far, there is a decrease of 10%  in the early registration of tourists from Russia and Germany for the Southern Black Sea coast.'' This was said by Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova in Burgas.

,,Two of the main markets that determine Bulgaria in the summer season are Russia and Germany, said Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Bulgarian Vulture Detained for Espionage in Yemen

Vulture marked in Bulgaria became hostage to the Yemeni army. The story begins in the autumn of 2018 when the vulture starts its traditional autumn migration. Flying through Yemen where currently is war conflict happening, though, caught by local people. Once the authorities understand that there is a transmitter, the Griffon Vulture, which is a protected species, is captured.