Latest News from Bulgaria

Bulgaria Develops as Year-Round Tourist Destination

Bulgaria has been developing steadfastly as a year-round tourist destination, this country's Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova said at the traditional annual meeting with the Ambassadors to Bulgaria, reported the Bulgarian National Radio. 

Bulgarian Beekeepers are Protesting on December 10th

Beekeepers from all over Bulgaria are protesting on Monday, December 10th. This was announced to Darik by the chairman of United Bulgarian Apiculture Union Mikhail Mihaylov. Dissatisfaction with the industry is related to aid to the sector. 

Sweden's Storytel Starts Operations in Bulgaria

Swedish streaming and publishing company Storytel said on Tuesday that it has launched operations on the Bulgarian market, its fifteenth globally, reports SeeNews. 

Bulgarian Border Police: Heavy Truck Traffic to Romania, Turkey and Greece

As of 6.00 am, there is heavy truck traffic from Bulgaria on the borders with Romania, Turkey and Greece, Border Police said. On the border with Greece, there is considerable truck traffic at exit on Kulata checkpoint. The same is the situation on the checkpoints of Kapitan Andreevo, Lesovo, Danube Bridge Ruse and Danube Bridge Vidin.

EU Road Transport Mobility Package Adopted, Bulgaria Votes NAY

According to Jordan Arabadjiev during the discussion in Brussels some of the states which we hoped of taking our side "betrayed us for the sake of agreements on other issues they were interested in", reports BNT.

Mariya Gabriel will Present the Project "Evening of the European Cinema"

Mariya Gabriel, EU Commissioner for European Digitization, Cyber ​​Security and Copyright, will personally present "European Cinema Evening", a first edition of a project created on the initiative of the Creative Europe - MEDIA Program, which provides access to over 7000 European citizens and is organized in partnership with the pan-European "Europe Cinemas" chain.

Another Day of Significant Air Pollution in Major Bulgarian Cities

Higher levels of air pollution have again been registered in the major cities in Bulgaria, according to the Air Quality Index. This morning's data shows that the particulate matter (PM10) concentration in the large cities is above the limit, reports Focus News Agency. 

Bulgarian Prosecutors Present Case For Crypto Regulation

Law enforcement in Bulgaria has scored another win in the case for mainstreaming cryptocurrency. On the heels of government action across the globe, a team of three in Bulgaria has been arrested for schemes resulting in the illegal attainment of over million worth of cryptocurrencies. Prosecutors have been tracking the team since June, according to a NextWeb article.

FXCM Opens New Office in Bulgaria

The company's new location in Sofia is on track to become the broker's largest base of operations globallyAs FXCM is getting close to celebrating its 20th anniversary, the company continues to open new locations across the globe. The broker just opened its newest office in Bulgaria. The event marked six years for the company in the country, reports Finance Magnates. 

Chinese Ambassador Named Ambassador of Year 2018 in Bulgaria

Chinese Ambassador to Bulgaria Zhang Haizhou here on Monday evening received the award for Ambassador of the Year 2018 by the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), reports Global Times. 

Public Transport in Sofia Today Will Cost Only BGN 1

On December 4, Sofia citizens will be traveling by public transport with a special "green ticket" for BGN 1, the Sofia Municipality announced. It is valid all day for all lines.

Price of Public Transport Ticket in Sofia will be Slightly Decreased due to the Dirty Air

On 4th of December the ticket for all public transport lines will cost 1 leva, due to the high levels of fine particulate matter in the air in Sofia. The measure "green ticket" is introduced by the municipality, after the levels of the main pollutant in Sofia reached 7 times the norm according to the official data. High values ​​of fine particles were found in 16 other cities in Bulgaria.

Bulgarian President Radev: If we Want Green Energy, Europe Should not Interfere with Russian Gas Supplies to Bulgaria

President Rumen Radev presented the Bulgarian position of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, which takes place in the Polish city of Katowice, the press-secretariat of the head of state announced. In it he linked ecologically clean energy to the supply of Russian gas to Bulgaria, reports Dnevnik.