Latest News from Bulgaria

Do Buildings in Cities Have Lightning Protection?

After the tragic incident, in which a lightning killed a man, the question, if the buildings in cities have lightning protection arises. The incident occurred between the blocks in the bc. "Lyulin." The man walked his dog.

It Will be Mostly Sunny Today

 It will be mostly sunny today.

In the afternoon, mainly in western and central Bulgaria, cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds will form, bringing some brief rain showers accompanied by thunder and sudden increase of wind, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology announced.

The First Dog Bath Opened in Sofia

The first dog bath opened in the capital. It is built on the principle of self-service, with coins of 1 and 2 levs.

It gives a dog owner the opportunity to bathe him and save him even from the heat out, says Bulgaria on Air.

Bulgarian PM Borisov Talked with the UN Secretary-General

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expressed his full support for UN Secretary General Antony Guterres' ambition to become the leader in achieving climate-neutral levels of emissions by 2050, the government's press service said.

European Court Organizes Round Table on Effective Investigations into Killings and ill-treatment in Sofia, Bulgaria

On 20 and 21 June the Department for the Execution of the European Court's Judgments is organising a round table in Sofia on the Strasbourg Court's judgments against Bulgaria concerning ineffective investigations into violations of the right to life and the prohibition of torture and other forms of ill-treatment, including the need to ensure that investigations targeting a Chief Prosecutor are

A Forum for Pre-clinical Research was Held with the Participation of BSMEPA

Tighter regulations on food supplements have been requested by Biotech and Health Cluster Bulgaria. The issue was pointed out during a discussion forum on „Bulgaria's Opportunities to Become an European Hub for Preclinical Studies and Phases 1,2,3 and 4". Further options for certification of biotechnology laboratories and mapping of preclinical testing centers were discussed.

Opportunities for Partnership between BSMEPA and America for Bulgaria Foundation were Discussed on a Meeting with Representatives from the Two Institutions

„The common goals and projects of Bulgarian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Promotion Agency and the America for Bulgaria Foundation are a chance for development of the entrepreneurial environment in our country", said Dr. Boyko Takov, Executive Director of BSMEPA during a meeting today with representatives of the Foundation.

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Participates in the Council for Foreign Affairs

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva leads the Bulgarian delegation to participate in the Council for Foreign Affairs and the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg, reports BNT. 

On 17th of June, EU's Foreign Ministers discussed current global issues. A discussion on the EU's Global Strategy takes place three years after its inception.

Over 200 Groups will Participate at Rozhen 2019 National Folklore Fair

Over 200 groups will participate at Rozhen 2019, the National Folklore Fair, which this year will take place from 19 to 21 July, Smolyan Mayor Nikolay Melevov told Focus Radio. In his words, over 30,000 people have attended the major event in previous years, which requires an efficient organisation that began in February.

Until June 30th, Turkey Won't Export Electricity to Bulgaria

Due to problems in the Turkish power system, the Turkish operator TEIAS reduces the transmission capacity towards Turkey to Bulgaria to 0 MW between 17.06.2019 and 30.06.2019 and there will be no imports of electricity from Turkey to Bulgaria for this period. This was announced by the Electricity System Operator (ESO), quoted by BTA.

By 2025 Between 10 and 15% of All Jobs Will Disappear

Expectations are that by 2025 between 10 and 15% of all jobs, will disappear, according to BTA. This is what Bulgarian Deputy Speaker Georgi Gyokov told a conference on "The future of labor - a future for the workers or a future for the capital"? in Sofia Hotel Balkan. The Forum is organized by the Solidarity Society Foundation and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.