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Smart information panels inform of tram schedules
Wednesday, 2 Sep, 2009 – 17:01 | No Comment
Smart information panels inform of tram schedules

Talking electronic panels announce the time left until the arrival of a public transport tram in Sofia. The devices are installed by the Center for urban mobility at the stops on “Slaveikov” square and the …

Universities should serve their primary purpose – teaching
Wednesday, 2 Sep, 2009 – 13:09 | No Comment
Universities should serve their primary purpose – teaching

Universities should serve their primary purpose in society and that is teaching. They should be free of any sort of bureaucracy, even if it concerns renovation of the university buildings, the campaign of candidate-students or …

August 30th: Stefka Kostadinova sets the world record
Monday, 31 Aug, 2009 – 20:06 | No Comment
August 30th: Stefka Kostadinova sets the world record

On this day back in 1987, Stefka Kostadinova set the still reigning world record in the women’s high jump with 2.09 m which she jumped at the World Championships in Athletics in Rome.
Other important Bulgarian …

MVR after the Madonna concert: Thank you for the civilized behavior
Monday, 31 Aug, 2009 – 17:05 | No Comment
MVR after the Madonna concert: Thank you for the civilized behavior

The Ministry of the interior (MVR) thanked all fans that attended the Madonna concert last Saturday for the civilized behavior that didn’t leave any room for excess that could ruin the event.
The public of the …

There will be no freezing of the minimum wages
Wednesday, 26 Aug, 2009 – 16:06 | No Comment
There will be no freezing of the minimum wages

During the economic crisis, the Ministry of labor and social politics has to hold it’s positions regarding the most vulnerable groups of the population.
This was stated by Totiu Mladenov, minister of labor and social politics, …

The New Bulgarian university with a new Rector
Tuesday, 25 Aug, 2009 – 15:09 | No Comment
The New Bulgarian university with a new Rector

According to the announcement of the New Bulgarian university (NBU), docent dr. Liudmil Georgiev is the new rector of the university. He takes the position from Sergei Ignatov, who became the vice-minister of education.
Docent dr. …

BDZ drops prices by 30%
Monday, 24 Aug, 2009 – 14:04 | No Comment
BDZ drops prices by 30%

The Bulgarian Railways (BDZ) announced new fast trains and a new schedule that takes into consideration the intense flow of people to and from the Black Sea coast. The company announced their promotional prices, which …

Three earthquakes felt in Bulgaria
Wednesday, 19 Aug, 2009 – 15:07 | No Comment
Three earthquakes felt in Bulgaria

The European seismology center announced that an earthquake with a magnitude of 3,3 on the Richter scale was registered in Bulgaria.
The earthquake was felt at 13:49 h. in the region of the cities Petrich and …

2/3 of Bulgaria satisfied by the new prime minister’s first steps
Monday, 17 Aug, 2009 – 15:09 | No Comment
2/3 of Bulgaria satisfied by the new prime minister’s first steps

Two thirds of the Bulgarians approve of the first steps of the new prime minister Boiko Borisov. This was concluded by the research of the National center for research of the public opinion. The new …

Danka Panchova arrives in Bulgaria
Monday, 17 Aug, 2009 – 14:01 | No Comment
Danka Panchova arrives in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Danka Panchova, who was in captivity of Somali pirates for nine months, arrives in Bulgaria tomorrow. This was announced by the Ministry of foreign relations.
She was abducted by Somali extremists in November 2008 …

Revision of the posts in BNB
Sunday, 16 Aug, 2009 – 18:05 | No Comment
Revision of the posts in BNB

During their meeting, the parliamentary budget commission decided to dismiss Nikolay Nenovski from his posts as an assistant-manager of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) and leader of the “Emission” department.
The members of the budget and …

The freed Bulgarian hostage will arrive in Paris tonight
Saturday, 15 Aug, 2009 – 18:08 | No Comment
The freed Bulgarian hostage will arrive in Paris tonight

Tonight Danka Panchova and her colleagues from the humanitarian organization “Action against hunger” will return to European soil after spending nine months in captivity in Somalia.
The EU airplane will land in Paris, where the former …