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The Construction of a Railway Section between North Macedonia and Bulgaria has been Launched

The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia, Galab Donev and Dimitar Kovachevski, launched the construction of the railway line from Kumanovo to Beljakovce in our southwestern neighbor. The line should reach the border with Bulgaria and is part of the trans-European corridor number 8 - a project more than two decades old.

There is a Dire Need for Labor in Bulgaria: Cooks and Tailors are in High Demand

The business has an urgent need for nearly 240 thousand workers and specialists in various fields. The biggest shortages are of tailors, salespeople, machine operators and cooks. Over 70% of employers in Bulgaria find it difficult to find staff in these areas. The data are from a study by the Employment Agency.

700 Students in Sofia have COVID-19

Today the second school term begins, and the students from 1st to 6th grade, as well as those from 8th, 9th and 11th grade, are returning to school in Sofia. As of yesterday, 700 students were diagnosed with coronavirus.

This was stated by Vanya Kastreva, head of the Regional Education Management in the capital, on BNT.

Bulgarians Living Abroad have Started Sending Less Money to their Relatives in Bulgaria

The pandemic melted 7 times the money that our compatriots abroad send to their relatives in Bulgaria. For the first 7 months of the year, they transferred only 98 million euros, according to BNB data. For comparison, in 2019 Bulgarians abroad sent home a record over 1 billion euros.

Top 7 Universities in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a lovely country for both tourists and international students who want to further their education. Many people who've had the opportunity to study in Bulgaria often praise the country's amazing ski resorts, mountains, beaches, warm welcoming people, and cities. Bulgaria has a long and proud history that goes as far back as the year 681.

Bulgaria: Economist Vladimir Karolev Found in Pirin Mountain in Grave Condition

Prominent Bulgarian economist Vladimir Karolev, who disappeared on May 9 under the Todorka peak in Pirin Mountain, was found on May 10 a little after midnight, the Mountain Rescue Service in Bansko told BNR-Radio Blagoevgrad. Karolev was found in a critical condition near Zhabeshko Lake. He was unconscious and carried down the mountain by the mountain rescuers.

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