Latest News from Bulgaria

Why Bulgaria does not have a Scientific Research Vessel?

The Bulgarian base in Antarctica is an international scientific laboratory. There are also scientists from many different parts of the world, including Colombian scientists this year. Two Portuguese, Turks and a Cypriot scientist , said Hristo Pimpirev,  Prof. , Director of the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute and Head of Bulgarian Expeditions on the South Continent on Darik's "The Week".

Bulgaria is the EU Leader in the Growth of Jobs in Trade

The European Commission has published two new studies highlighting the growing importance of EU exports for job opportunities in Europe and beyond. EU exports to other countries around the world are more important than ever. They provide over 36 million jobs across Europe - two-thirds more than their number in 2000, with 14 million of them employed by women.

Bulgaria Extradites Graft Suspect to China in EU First

A former Chinese official accused of taking bribes has been extradited from Bulgaria to China in the first such move by an EU member state, Beijing's top graft buster said, reported AFP

Yao Jinqi, 62, was sent back to China after it was established he would not face the death penalty, according to Sofia authorities.

President Rumen Radev will not Support Call For Stopping Coal Mining

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said at a meeting with heads of major trade unions in Bulgaria, Plamen Dimitrov and Dimitar Manolov and representatives of coal mining trade unions that a clear commitment from the state for the development of coal mining and the Bulgarian TPPs was necessary.

The National Day Military Parade begins

Bucharest, Dec 1 /Agerpres/ - The Military Parade on the National Day of Romania has begun on Saturday in Bucharest, with 4,000 Romanian and foreign servicemen to march under the Arch of Triumph.

The start of manifestations was done by the review of the Honor Guard by President Klaus Iohannis, after which the National Anthem was sung.

National Day Military Parade;4,000 Romanian and foreign servicemen to parade under the Arch of Triumph

Bucharest, Dec 1 /Agerpres/ - Approximately 4,000 servicemen and specialists of the Ministry of National Affairs (MApN), Ministry of Internal Affairs (MAI), Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI), Protection and Security Service (SPP) and the National Penitentiary Administration, along 200 military vehicles and 50 aircraft, with 500 foreign servicemen from allied or partner countries among them, w

18 Billion Euros in Exports for 8 Months in Bulgaria

Bulgaria exported goods and products for nearly 18 billion euros in the first eight months of 2018. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Economy Alexander Manolev during a Discussion Forum on "Digital Challenges for Modern Companies".

For the First Time in Bulgaria Interest on Business Deposits has a Negative Return

In the last two years interest rates on deposits in the banking market in Bulgaria have steadily declined, and in 2016 for the first time they have fallen below 1%. October brought a new record in this direction as for the first time in Bulgaria a negative return on deposits was reported, according to

US Visas For Bulgarians are not Going to be Dropped in the Short Term

US ambassador to Bulgaria Eric Rubin stated in Veliko Turnovo, that the question of diversification of Bulgaria's energy sources was very important in the discussions between the US and Bulgaria, and that it reinforces the positions of the EU and its unity.

China Extradites Duty Crime Suspect from Bulgaria

Yao Jinqi, a duty crime suspect and former deputy head of Xinchang County in east China's Zhejiang Province, was extradited Friday to China from Bulgaria, reports Ecns. 

Yao, who fled abroad in December 2005, became the first former civil servant China extradited from an EU member state.