Dimitar Dimitrov

6,986 Candidates for Bulgaria's 45th National Assembly, 2,073 Women and 4,913 Men

Of the 6,986 candidates for Bulgaria's 45th Parliament, 2,073 are women and 4,913 are men. A total of 1,035 candidates have been registered in two regions, well over the 668 in the previous parliamentary elections in 2017, Dimitar Dimitrov, a member and spokesman for the Central Election Commission, told reporters on Sunday.

Grigor Dimitrov to Play Against Kyle Edmund in Washington Tomorrow

Our best tennis player Grigor Dimitrov will play against Kyle Edmund (UK) in the second round of the tournament in Washington, according to bTV. Dimitrov is placed under number 4 in the main scheme.

2-year-old Edmund is number 41 in the world rankings. He secured a match against the Bulgarian tennis player after a victory in the first round 6: 3, 6: 1 over the Korean Hion Chun.

Parliament Grants State money Prizes For Special Merits to the Bulgarian State and Nation to 15 People

The Bulgarian Parliament granted state money prizes for special merits to the Bulgarian state and nation to 15 people, according to FOCUS News Agency.

173 MPs voted "for" the proposal, 0 voted "against," and 1 "abstained," with which the decision passed.

Stanishev's Proposal of Early Elections in July Divides Opinions

BSP leader Sergey Stanishev's comments that early elections should be called in July prompted mixed reactions as to whether elections could be held within such a period.

Mihail Konstantinov, a mathematician and former Deputy Chair of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC), told online agency OFFNews he was "astonished" at what Stanishev said Tuesday.

Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Owners Worried by Shortage of Staff

The Bulgarian hotel and restaurant owners at the coast are worried by the shortage of staff this summer, reports Focus agency. 

According to Dimitar Dimitrov, chairperson of the Association of hotel and restaurant owners in the northeastern region, this year there is serious shortage of staff for all positions – from dishwashers to qualified personnel.