Showing posts with label Bulgaria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bulgaria. Show all posts

30% of individuals and a quarter of businesses in Bulgaria reported increased pressure and involvement in corruption

 


Apr 17, 2024. Posted by  Periscope - Hellas

Sofia.

In 2023, 30% of individuals and a quarter of businesses reported increased pressure and involvement in corruption, according to the latest report of the Center for the Study of Democracy. Against this background, the law enforcement system has an efficiency of 0.01%.

Bulgaria: A historic building in downtown Sofia to become a hotel from the chain co-owned by Robert De Niro

 


Apr 13, 2024.Posted by   Periscope - Hellas

 An American luxury hotel brand co-founded by actor Robert De Niro will open two hotels in Bulgaria. The company announced this on its website.

February 21, Bulgaria: Varna Municipal Council votes against wind farms in the Black Sea

 


Feb 21, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Varna City Council has adopted a statement demanding the withdrawal of the draft law on the installation of wind farms in the Black Sea.

February 20, Women's salaries in Bulgaria remain lower than men's

 


Feb 20, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Sofia.

 In 2022, women's average hourly earnings were 12.6% lower than men's, according to the latest National Statistical Institute data on the gender pay gap.

February 15, Bulgaria’s Defence Minister: We are among Nato countries meeting criterion of 2% of GDP for defence

 


Feb 15, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Sofia.

Bulgaria is among the 18 Nato countries that meet the criterion of allocating 2 per cent of GDP to defence, Defence Minister Todor Tagarev said on February 15 in Brussels, where he is participating on a meeting of the alliance’s defence ministers.

February 14, Over 30 migrants were returned to Bulgaria under the Dublin Regulation

 


Feb 14, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Sofia.

Eighteen migrants from Austria and 14 detained in other EU countries were returned to Bulgaria today, February 13, under the Dublin Regulation. Some of the migrants arrived by charter flight.

February 13, Bulgaria: Agricultural producers and farm animal breeders protest in the centre of Sofia


Feb 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

26 agricultural organisations blocked the square in front of the Council of Ministers in Sofia on February 13. The main demand of the organisers is for the resignation of Minister of Agriculture, Kiril Vatev. 

February 8, Bulgaria- Third day of farmers' protests: Straw bales set on fire, road blockades across the country

 


Feb 8, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The protests of the farmers in the country continued with full force today, February 8. Burnt straw bales, dumped produce and key roads across the country blocked by heavy farming machinery marked the third day of discontent.

 

February 7, Bulgaria -Second day of farmers' protests: Blockades on main roads in the country

 


Feb 7, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

For the second day in a row, protesting farmers blocked key locations across the country. The roadblocks will be extended by another hour tomorrow.

 

February 2 - Bulgaria commemorates the victims of communist rule


Feb 2, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The date marks a decision by a Bulgarian communist “People’s Court” on 1st of February, 1945 to sentence to death, without the right to appeal three Regents of the then King of Bulgaria, Simeon II - king's uncle Prince Kiril, prime minister Bogdan Filov, and general Nikola Mihov; 67 MPs and 22

January 29 - Bulgaria's Finance Minister: Greece supports Bulgaria for Schengen

 


Jan 29, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Finance Minister, Asen Vassilev, said that there was a very fruitful cooperation with the Greek Minister of State, Stavros Papastavrou, after bilateral talks that took place in Sofia on January 29.

January 27 - Bulgaria: The new seventh unit of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant will be ready by 2034

 


Jan 27, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Sofia.

Within a month Bulgaria is expected to conclude an agreement with the US on the future construction of the seventh and eighth units at Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, said Energy Minister Rumen Radev, who explained that today he received a mandate from the government to conclude the agreement.

 

January 24 - Bulgarian's Kozloduy NPP with a permit to store RWFA-type nuclear fuel

 


Jan 24. 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Nuclear Regulation Agency (NRA) has issued Kozloduy NPP with a permit to store fresh RWFA-type nuclear fuel produced by Westinghouse, the agency said on January 24. 

January 19 - Prime Minister Denkov: Bulgaria’s goal for joining the euro area is January 1, 2025

 


Jan 19, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Bulgaria’s goal for joining the euro area is 1 January ,2025, Prime Minister Acad. Nikolay Denkov said after a meeting with Eurogroup President Paschal Donohoe, the government information service said on January 18.

January 16 - Bulgaria: Three Seas Initiative is of strategic importance for Europe and the world

 


Jan 16, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Three Seas Initiative is of strategic importance for Europe and the world, said Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mariya Gabriel, who took part in the panel discussion "Three Seas as a driver of European growth" within the 54th edition of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 16. 

PM Denkov from Athens: Bulgaria and Greece have excellent strategic relations

 


Jan 4, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

In a meeting in Athens on January 4, the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Greece, Acad. Nikola Denkov and Kyriakos Mitsotakis, discussed infrastructure, transport and energy.

Bulgarian National Bank releases gold commemorative coins

 


Jan 2, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

On 2 January, the Bulgarian National Bank issued gold commemorative coins on the theme "St. Mary - Golden Apple" with denominations of BGN 10, 20, 50 and 100. 

Bulgaria: President Radev Meets with Kosovo PM Kurti, Pristina Mayor Rama

 


Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev arrives on an official visit to Pristina, December 22, 2023 (BTA Photo)

Dec 22, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev Friday met with Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti and with Pristina Mayor Perparim Rama.