Chess Bulgaria’s Euro Membership Not Before Mid-2022: EU’s Dombrovskis

Bulgaria will need to wait at least until mid-2022 to join the euro, the EU commissioner in charge of the common currency said on Friday, according to Reuters.  The country meets the nominal criteria to adopt the euro, with low inflation, healthy public finances

Chess The Independent: Attempt to Turn Bulgarian National Park into Ski Resort Defeated in Court

Environmentalists have achieved a major victory after a court battle to stop a Bulgarian national park being turned into a ski resort, reported the Independent.  Bulgaria’s top court ruled that Pirin National Park, a world heritage site and home to bears and wo

Chess Turkish Interior Minister Pays Visit to Bulgaria

Turkey's interior minister and his delegation on Friday paid an official visit to the Bulgarian capital Sofia, reported Yenisafak News. During the visit, S?leyman Soylu met with his Bulgarian counterpart Mladen Marinov and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. Both meetin

Chess Bulgaria Extradites Russian Hacker to US: Embassy

Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said Saturday, reported AFPThe Russian embassy, in a statement on its VK social network, said Alexander Zhukov ha

Chess Bulgarian National Bank 2018 Indicators Report

Bulgaria’s balance of trade until November 2018 is negative, and stands at 167.2 million euro, with a deficit of 119.5 million euro for November 2017, the Bulgarian National Bank says, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio.  In the January-November 2018 perio

Chess The week in energy: Clearing the smog

The fight against dirty diesels, the debate over the Green New Deal, and the mystery of interstellar propulsion

Chess Bulgarian Businesses and Trade Unions Request Meeting with PM over High Power Prices on Energy Exchange

 Businesses and trade unions have requested a meeting with the prime minister over the high electricity prices on the energy exchange. In a letter, the national employers’ organisations and trade unions insist on outlining, together with state institutions,

Chess The Weather Today in Bulgaria will be Cloudy, with Occasional Rainfall and Snow

Cloudy weather will prevail today. Slight rain and snow will fall in some places. It will blow moderate eastern, in the Danube plain and on the Black Sea - northeastern wind. The minimal temperatures this morning will be between minus 3 ° and 2 °, and the maximal

Chess Bulgarian Court Fails to Proceed with Case Against Two Former Ministers and Influential Businessman

The court failed to proceed with the case against former finance minister, Simeon Dyankov, former minister of the economy Traicho Traikov, businessman Ivo Prokopiev, the Executive Director of investment intermediary “Bulbrokers”, Radoslav Rachev, and two of hi

Chess Flu Epidemic Declared in Smolyan District

Flu epidemic is declared for the territory of Smolyan district, South Bulgaria as of 18th of January. The number of flu cases reached 253 per 10,000.The threshold for epidemic levels is 220 people per 10,000, reports BNT.  Visits in hospitals, prophylactic immuni

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