EUScoop Feed The latest articles on Bulgaria from EUScoop EU Scoop logo Bulgarian President Opens a Vasil Levski Monument Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev attended the inaugoration ceremony of a new monument to Vasil Levski in the Bulgarian village of Ruen. The monument was built using funds from donations of locals. July 18th marks the 181th anniversary of the birth of the Apostle of Freedo... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:33:09 GMT Alex Dimchev 2018-07-18T16:33:09Z Macedonian PM to Discuss Name Referendum Law Changes With Party Leaders Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev will meet with party leaders to discuss the upcoming referendum for changing the country’s name to North Macedonia. BGNES reported on the meeting. The premier invited the leaders of parliamentary groups with more than one member, incl... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:29:27 GMT Alex Dimchev 2018-07-18T16:29:27Z Stefan Stambolov's Grave Vandalized The grave of the Bulgarian Prime Minister, revolutionary, poet, and journalist Stefan Stambolov was vandalized. The tombstone was broken and a bronze bust of Stambolov was stolen. The ordeal occurred on June 16. BGNES reported on the incident, stating that the police are ... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:27:10 GMT Alex Dimchev 2018-07-18T16:27:10Z World Premiere to Open "One dance week" in Plovdiv, Bulgaria The performance #Minaret is coming to Bulgaria! World Premiere will open the 11th edition of "One dance week" on September 21 at 19:30 at the "Boris Hristov" House of Culture in Plovdiv. #Minaret is a brave and influential play with Omar Rajeh for a choreographer. The per... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:45:54 GMT Petya Petrova 2018-07-18T13:45:54Z 57-Year-Old Austrian Disappears in Sofia, Bulgaria A 57-year-old deaf-mute Austrian citizen by the name of Fahro Begovic disappeared in Sofia, Bulgaria. The Ministry of Internal Affairs is conducting a search. The man was last seen in the Sofian district of Musagenitsa. Begovic was last seen on June 9, at 4:50 PM on the e... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:43:37 GMT Alex Dimchev 2018-07-18T12:43:37Z 0.4% Decline in Bulgarian Construction Sector Eurostat data shows that in May 2018 Bulgaria registered a slight decrease of -0.4% in the construction sector on an annual basis. The increase of 0.3% in production in construction in the euro area in May 2018, compared with April 2018, is due to civil engineering rising... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:33:56 GMT Petya Petrova 2018-07-18T12:33:56Z Bulgaria in Cooperation with the ECB for the Banking Sector Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov announced today at a briefing in the Council of Ministers that Bulgaria is working closely with the European Central Bank to synchronize the legislation and to supervise the banks to the enter ERM II, with the ECB deciding which banks wi... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:55:16 GMT Petya Petrova 2018-07-18T11:55:16Z An Increase for the Excise Duty on Smokeless Cigarettes and Draft Beer Members of the Parliament adopted at first reading amendments to the Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act - raising the excise duties on smokeless cigarettes and draft beer. The bill was adopted with 101 votes "in favor" and 63 "against". The first draft law provided for ... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:47:28 GMT Petya Petrova 2018-07-18T10:47:28Z AEJ Criticizes Recent Newspaper's Title The Association of European Journalists in Bulgaria has commented on a recently published article in the "Trud" newspaper, and in particular - placing as a headline the on July 16, a dubious opinion that: "The plague is brought by refugees from Turkey." The article made i... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:09:56 GMT Petya Petrova 2018-07-18T10:09:56Z Workload of Teachers in Bulgaria Continues to Grow A survey by the Syndicate "Education" with "Podkrepa" Confederation of Labor shows that the workload of teachers continues to grow. The results show that teachers work almost 20 hours a week above the normal - respondents admit that their working week sometimes reaches 59... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:09:02 GMT Petya Petrova 2018-07-18T08:09:02Z