Week in Review (06.08-10.08)

If you have missed some important news this week, we made a selection of the most important events.

Monday, 6.08.2018

MI: Migrants Entering Bulgaria - Less Than Those Who Are Leaving

According to the data of the Ministry of Interior, in the last two months, migrants entering Bulgaria are less than those who are leaving the country. 

English, Italians, Chinese, and Bulgarians to Buy Medieval Houses in Bulgaria

A complex of 120 Bulgarian medieval houses is being built next to the historical park near Varna, which building also is in progress. The purpose of building the houses is to help the visitors of the park to immerse themselves completely in the world of the Bulgarian medieval past.

Dali, Picasso, and Monet at the Street Art Festival 2018 in Staro Zhelezare, Bulgaria

The fourth edition of "Street Art Festival 2018" will gather again artists in the small village of Staro Jelezare, Bulgaria.

Tuesday, 7.08.2018

Injured Bulgarian Students After the Explosion in Bologna, Italy

Four Bulgarian students have suffered after the explosion in Bologna and stayed in a hospital. 

Kosovo President Criticized by Albanians Over Border Correction Proposals

The recent proposals for correction of the borders between Kosovo and Serbia by the President of Kosovo Hashim Thaçi were met with criticism by the Albanian President Bujar Nishani.

The Employment Agency Launches a Survey On the Business Needs

The Employment Agency is preparing a new survey on the needs of the business executives. Until September 17, 2018, employers can directly outline the scope, occupations, competencies, knowledge, and skills of their future employees in an online inquiry form.

Bulgarians Pessimistic About the Future of the Economy

The survey of the National Statistical Institute in July compared to the one made at the end of the previous quarter shows that the Bulgarian citizen looks at the authorities with greater distrust.

EU Court: Online Photos Can’t Simply Be Re-Published

The European Court of Justice ruled, that Internet users must ask for a photographer’s permission before publishing their images, even if the photos were already freely accessible elsewhere online.

Wednesday, 8.08.2018

Bulgaria to Spend 1.6 Million For an Embassy in Saudi Arabia

The Bulgarian Ministry Council announced that BGN 1,612,510 will be spent for establishing a Bulgarian embassy in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia.

Thursday, 9.08.2018

Fuel Prices in Bulgaria Almost BGN 2.40/Liter

Prices of gasoline and diesel in Bulgaria are already higher than BGN 2.30/liter for petrol A-95 and ordinary diesel. 

Borisov Responds to Zaev's Ilinden–Preobrazhenie Uprising Comments

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov answered the recent comments of Macedonia’s PM Zoran Zaev, who stated that the Ilinden–Preobrazhenie Uprising was a purely Macedonian.

Cigarette Smuggling in Bulgaria at Its Lowest Levels Since 2007

A survey of five cigarette companies in connection with the illicit cigarette trade shows that the buttlegging has fallen to its lowest levels since 2007 in the first quarter of 2018.

Wizz Air With a Direct Flight from Sofia to Eilat, Israel

Direct flights from Sofia to Eilat, Israel, starts to operate the low-cost airline Wizz Air. The first scheduled flight will be on November 10th.

Friday, 10.08.2018

Bulgaria with the Fastest Melting Population in the World

Business Insider, published a paper devoted to the countries with serious demographic problems. The ranking includes Bulgaria as the country with the fastest melting population and the Bulgarians to be soon as few as after the end of the Second World War.

Attempt for a Guinness Record for the Largest Mountain Horo in the World

On Saturday, August 11, an attempt to set a Guinness record in the Seven Rila Lakes region will be made. It will be the largest mountain Horo (Bulgarian traditional dance) in the world.











Bilyana Ninova

Bilyana Ninova is a Marketing specialist, content creator and hobby photographer.

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