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Busy traffic at the major customs offices
Saturday, 15 Aug, 2009 – 13:09 | No Comment
Busy traffic at the major customs offices

The traffic through the Major customs offices in Bulgaria is very intensive. The traffic situation is worst at the customs offices “Kalotina”, “Kulata”, “Captain Andreevo” and Danube bridge. The flow of gastarbeiters coming home for …

Somali extremists freed the Bulgarian Danka Panchova
Tuesday, 11 Aug, 2009 – 17:06 | No Comment
Somali extremists freed the Bulgarian Danka Panchova

Somali extremists have freed the six foreigners, which include the Bulgarian citizen Danka Panchova, that were kidnapped in November 2008 in the central parts of the turbulent African country, announced Reuters citing witnesses. According to …

Clothing shops in Sofia offer discounts up to 90%
Monday, 10 Aug, 2009 – 16:04 | No Comment
Clothing shops in Sofia offer discounts up to 90%

Shops on the big shopping streets in the Bulgarian capital offer advantageous discounts on clothing and shoes. Bargain sells however, extend only to summer merchandise, reports the Agency “Focus”. Because of the great discounts, the …

Rear admiral Hristo Hristov is a honorary citizen of Burgas
Friday, 7 Aug, 2009 – 17:02 | No Comment
Rear admiral Hristo Hristov is a honorary citizen of Burgas

The mayor of the municipality of Burgas Dimitar Nikolov awarded the rear admiral Hristo Hristov with the title honorary citizen of Burgas for his long and faithful service to the Navy of the Republic of …

Owners of lands in the way of “Trakia” highway – compensated
Thursday, 6 Aug, 2009 – 14:08 | No Comment
Owners of lands in the way of “Trakia” highway – compensated

The sum that will compensate the owners of lands in the region of Sliven is 219 000 leva. The money are provided by the National agency “Road infrastructure” (NAPI).
The affected properties are in the villages …

Celebration for the 130th anniversary of the Bulgarian naval fleet
Friday, 31 Jul, 2009 – 19:07 | No Comment
Celebration for the 130th anniversary of the Bulgarian naval fleet

The Celebrations for the 130th anniversary of the Bulgarian naval fleet begin in Ruse.
The schedule includes an official ceremony, laying of wreathes in front of the Monument of the sailor and a concert by the …

The match CSKA – Derry City blocks Sofia
Friday, 31 Jul, 2009 – 17:03 | No Comment
The match CSKA – Derry City blocks Sofia

A huge traffic jam brought the center of Sofia to a grinding halt, announced the news agency “Focus”.
The traffic on the main boulevards “Vasil Levski”, “Oborishte”, the area around the Sofia University, the boulevard “Tzar …

The new urbanization plan of Burgas was presented
Friday, 31 Jul, 2009 – 13:06 | No Comment
The new urbanization plan of Burgas was presented

The new urbanization plan of Burgas was officially presented. The main goal of this plan is to turn Burgas into one of the greenest cities in Europe.
The planned changes include changing the transport layout of …

New swimming complex in the Sea garden of Burgas
Thursday, 30 Jul, 2009 – 17:03 | No Comment
New swimming complex in the Sea garden of Burgas

The construction of a new urban swimming complex begain in Burgas.
The swimming complex will be built over an old pool that was located on the very same spot behind the domes of the colorful exhibition …

Nighttime transport in Sofia – until October 1st
Wednesday, 29 Jul, 2009 – 15:07 | No Comment
Nighttime transport in Sofia – until October 1st

The nighttime lines of the urban transport in Sofia will be active until October 1st. The extension of the active period was announced by the Center for urban mobility.
The nighttime buses will circle the three …

Bulgarians grew poorer as economy boomed – Open Society Institute
Monday, 27 Jul, 2009 – 8:53 | One Comment
Bulgarians grew poorer as economy boomed – Open Society Institute

The lack of investments in human resources and education, health care and social reforms has blocked the Bulgarian economy from the path of sustainable development, and as the economy powered ahead in the past years, …

Four Bulgaria hikers climb Himalaya Eight-Thousander
Sunday, 26 Jul, 2009 – 19:01 | No Comment
Four Bulgaria hikers climb Himalaya Eight-Thousander

Four Bulgarians managed to climb the Himalaya eight-thousander Gasherbrum-1 or the so called Hidden peak (8069 m above sea-level).
Nikolay Petkov, Doychin Boyanov, Boyan Petrov, and Nikolay Valkov reached the peak Sunday, July 26 around 8 …