Social Issues

PSD Congress/ PSD's Dancila: I started a fight against criminality and I won't stop

Romania's Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila stated on Saturday after being designated the party's candidate in the presidential elections that she will "fight with all her strengths" in order to combat human trafficking, domestic violence and child abuse. "I started a fight against criminality and I will not stop.

NSI: Record Low Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria

The National Statistical Institute reports record low unemployment in Bulgaria. For the second quarter of the year the coefficient is 4.2 percent and compared to the second quarter of 2018 decreased by 1.3 percentage points. The total number of unemployed for the period is 142.0 thousand, of which 82.7 thousand (58.2 percent) are men and 59.3 thousand (41.8 percent) are women.

We must be permanently aware of importance to fight racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, president Iohannis says

President Klaus Iohannis on Friday sent a message on the occasion of the commemoration of the Roma genocide day, stressing the necessity of permanent awareness of the importance of fighting racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism, specifying that this day is a good opportunity for the authorities to re-assert commitment for an inclusive society.

Tough guy act

Verbal bullying, chest-thumping, crass populism veiled as blunt honesty, and divisive poison: Former alternate health minister Pavlos Polakis pulled out every weapon in the arsenal that defined his time in government.

Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia Will Cooperate Against Human Trafficking

The Governments of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Northern Macedonia will sign a protocol on cooperation in the fight against human trafficking in Ohrid.

The document provides for cooperation on the support and protection of victims of human trafficking and the exchange of experience between the competent institutions of the two countries.