Week in Review (13.08-17.08.18)

It is easy to miss some important news during the working week, keep up with the recent events with our Week in Review. 

Monday, August 13, 2018

Italian Man Sets His Bulgarian Ex-Girlfriend on Fire in Sicily

A 57-year-old Italian man poured gasoline and set his 49-year-old Bulgarian ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend on fire.

Bulgarian Man Assaulted a Gay Couple in Belgium

A Bulgarian man and his Croatian girlfriend assaulted a neighboring gay couple in Belgium.

Increase in Palm Oil Consumption in Bulgaria

Bulgarians consume an increasing amount of palm oil in their milk products according to Ivan Grancharov from the Association of Dairy Processors in Bulgaria.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Effect of the Turkish Lira Collapse on the Bulgarian Market

The Turkish authorities began an investigation into a suspected plot because of the record decline of the Turkish Lira. The collapse continues - only in the last month, the drop of the Turkish lira compared to the dollar is 29%.

Bulgarians Developed a Smartphone Payment Application

Bulgarians created a mobile application with which users can directly pay on a POS terminal. In addition, in real time the users can track the balance on their accounts.

Frontex: Large Drop in Migratory Flows Across the Four Major Routes to the EU

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) reported a large drop in migratory flows across the four major routes to the European Union.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Bulgarian Truck Driver Survived After the Collapse of the Genoa Bridge

A Bulgarian truck driver survived at the collapse of the Genoa bridge, says the Italian edition of "Genova today".

The New Bulgarian ID Cards will Contain Electronic Carrier with Biometric Data

Today, the Ministry of Interior is expected to announce the new public procedure for the new Bulgarian identity documents, which originally started 2 years ago, but was terminated after the Prime Minister intervened.

Bulgarian Commercial Register Restores Its Work After the Collapse

According to the Registry Agency, the collapse in the database is due to a technical problem.

178 EUR will be the Poverty Line in Bulgaria in 2019

The government decided that the poverty line in Bulgaria in 2019 would be BGN 348 (EUR 177.91). The amount is BGN 27 higher than in 2018.

Austrian Tourist With a Fine After Hitting Bulgarian Maid

The incident happened on Monday. The maid was cleaning a room when the tourist came out from the neighboring room and made a scandal because of the noise.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

EU: Do you Want to Remove the Summer Time?

Summertime arrangements in the EU require that the clocks are changed twice a year in order to cater to the changing patterns of daylight and to take advantage of the available daylight in a given period.

Nova TV Cancels Milen Tsvetkov’s Hour

Nova TV pulls the talk show “Milen Tsvetkov’s Hour” out of their program after years on the air.

New "Citizen Education" Subject Introduced in the Bulgarian Schools

The Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Culture announced the new education plans for 11 and 12 grade.

Kubrat Pulev to Fight Hughie Fury on October 27, in Sofia, Bulgaria

Pulev’s official Facebook profile states: “IT’S FINAL: KUBRAT PULEV AGAINST HUGHIE FURY ON OCTOBER 27TH.

Friday, August 17, 2018

5,249 Illegal Migrants Captured by the Turkish-Bulgarian Border

During the first eight months of 2018, Turkish border authorities seized 13,900 illegal migrants trying to cross the border with Bulgaria and Greece near Edirne.

11th Traditional Folklore Costume Festival in Zheravna, Bulgaria

On 17 August begins the event, which has no analog in the Bulgarian festival folklore calendar. From today until Sunday near the village of Zheravna, the 11th edition of the Traditional Folklore Costume Festival will be held.








Bilyana Ninova

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

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