Southeastern Bulgaria is at the Bottom in the EU of Young People with Secondary Education

The south-eastern Bulgarian region is among the 23 regions in the EU with the smallest share of young people who have completed secondary education, according to Eurostat data for 2021.

There, less than three-quarters of the 20- to 24-year-old population have a high school diploma.

LIVE: Bulgaria Ranks Second in EU in COVID-19 Mortality Rate

"The clinical situation in Europe is quite complicated. The 14-day morbidity is 554 per 100,000 population. We are in 9th place in the EU on this indicator. According to this indicator, Bulgaria ranks 3rd in the Balkans. This was stated during the weekly briefing of the health authorities by Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev.

Mayor Talks About many Advantages of Investing in Bulgaria's Sliven Region

There are many advantages of investing in the Sliven region, Mayor of Sliven Stefan Radev told Focus Radio in relation to a memorandum signed between the municipality and the Industrial Zones National Company. In his words, in addition to outside investors, the local city companies also are expanding their projects.

The Bulgarian State will Allocate BGN 27 Million for Completion of the Hospital in Yambol

The state will allocate BGN 27 mln for the completion of the building of the new hospital in Yambol, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced during his visit to the city. Together with him were Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev and Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov.

Yambol Municipality is Working to Create an Integrated Tourism Product

The municipality of Yambol is working to create an integrated tourism product, Mayor Georgi Slavov told Focus Radio. He said the biggest challenge was to spark interest in local heritage. Bulgaria's great contribution to Europe's cultural and historical heritage is visible, he said. "We have so much history, so much potential, but we have to find the way to present it.