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Legislative changes to ease hiring of highly skilled experts outside EU
Sep20

Legislative changes to ease hiring of highly skilled experts outside EU

Legislative changes are being prepared, aiming to ease the hiring of highly skilled experts from countries outside the EU – the so-called Blue Card, used by such experts to work in Bulgaria. The card is proposed to be available for any occupation and to be issued for four years instead of one, Vice Premier Valeri Simeonov voiced to public. The...

Sofia concerned that education law in Ukraine may affect study of Bulgarian language in schools
Sep15

Sofia concerned that education law in Ukraine may affect study of Bulgarian language in schools

We have sent a joint letter with the Foreign Ministers of Romania, Greece and Hungary to our Ukrainian counterpart on occasion of legislative amendments in that country that limit language teaching in mother tongue after the 5th grade, Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva said on Thursday. The Foreign Ministers of...

Bulgarians join NATO exercise in Ukraine
Sep11

Bulgarians join NATO exercise in Ukraine

Twenty-five military from the Land Forces of Bulgaria are in Ukraine to take part in the Rapid Trident 2017 NATO exercise. Other countries to have joined the exercise include USA, Canada, Estonia, Italy Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Turkey and Great Britain. The exercise aims to achieve full interoperability between the units...

Have a piece of Banitsa in Transnistrian village of Parcani
Sep10

Have a piece of Banitsa in Transnistrian village of Parcani

I took a bite from a juicy and delicious piece of banitsa (cheese pastry) and realized how perfectly that traditional Bulgarian food was made in the village of Parcani (Moldova). Making banitsa here is a real art and part of the ritual to meet dear guests. Housewife Valentina Nikolaevna Obruchkova explains that when she makes banitsa she does not...

Two Injured in Explosion in Central Kiev
Aug25

Two Injured in Explosion in Central Kiev

Two people were injured on Thursday in an explosion near government headquarters in the center of Kiev, Ukraine’s capital, on the Independence Day holiday, police said, quoted by Reuters. Olena Gitlyanska, spokeswoman for Ukraine’s state security service, said the blast, at around 2 p.m., was most likely an act of hooliganism. The...

A Specialized Team in Burgas Destroyed the Naval Mine Near the ‘Coral’ Beach
Aug21

A Specialized Team in Burgas Destroyed the Naval Mine Near the ‘Coral’ Beach

A specialized team in Burgas yesterday destroyed the naval mine which was found near the Coral beach in Tsarevo, the Ministry of Defense announced, quoted by BGNES. The actions of the team were lead by Captain lll rank Krasimir Ivanov. The naval mine is from type ‘’mining defender” and was about 30 meters away from the coastline....

Russia Prepared to Supply Gas to Both Greece, Bulgaria if Necessary

Russia is prepared to supply gas from the TurkStream pipeline to both Greece and Bulgaria if necessary, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters, quoted by Kiev Post. “We are constantly discussing these matters with countries that are interested in receiving Russian gas, including with Greece and Italy. Bulgaria is now again part of...

Bulgaria doubles humanitarian aid money: statistics
Aug20

Bulgaria doubles humanitarian aid money: statistics

In 2016 figures from Eurostat Bulgaria has considerably increased funding of humanitarian aid which has exceeded 1.2 million euro, BTA reports. Statistics have been released in connection with World Humanitarian Day, 19 August. For the past five years Bulgaria has allocated 0.09% of its gross national income – up from 0.04% in 2010, to...

Honey Prices Go Up by 20% in Bulgaria
Aug16

Honey Prices Go Up by 20% in Bulgaria

Price of honey in Bulgaria has gone up by 20% because of the high mortality rate of honeybees, which reaches 60% and even 100% this year. According to beekeepers, about a third of the products on the market do not have the necessary qualities because they are mixed with Ukrainian and Chinese honey, reported the Bulgarian National Television....

Ports of Burgas, Varna, Nesebar increasingly popular among cruise tourists
Aug12

Ports of Burgas, Varna, Nesebar increasingly popular among cruise tourists

Cruise tourism has become more accessible to tourists lately, Iliyan Ivanov from the Bulgarian Cruise Society told the National Radio. It is not surprising then that Bulgaria’s transport strategy until 2030 envisages tangible growth of this kind of tourist business. In 2017 cruise tourism is estimated to attract 25 million passengers. In...

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