May 2017

Share this: Prime Minister Boiko Borissov?s coalition Cabinet appointed Petar Haralampiev as the new head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad. The decision, taken at a scheduled meeting of the Cabinet on May 31 2017, is the latest in a succession of changes of the head of the agency in recent years, as governments […]

Share this: If price is your only consideration in renting an umbrella and chaise longue ? a deckchair, if you will ? on a Bulgarian beach this summer, your best option is the Nestinarka camping area near Tsarevo on the country?s south-eastern Black Sea coast. There, the rental fee is 36 stotinki for an umbrella […]

German storage operator Astora is planning to build another connection linking its Haidach storage facility in Austria to the German grid and its use will be linked to summer and winter temperatures, it said May 30. The additional transmission capacity for injecting and withdrawing gas in the Haidach facility will be available from the beginning […]

On May 23, the Trump administration requested that Congress close the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, the premier government organizations for funding arts, scholarship, and culture in the United States. The NEH and the NEA, despite commanding a tiny fraction of the federal government?s budget, have long been […]

In 1968, the inventor and environmentalist R. Buckminster Fuller wrote an essay in Playboy envisioning the city of the future. The new metropolis would consist of a giant tetrahedron?a pyramid made of equilateral triangles?a shape that Fuller, the popularizer of the geodesic dome, admired for its stability and symmetry. Each edge of the pyramid would […]

The Mutual UFO network headquarters issued a ?non-pology? saying they can?t police people?s personal views after PA Director, John Ventre, posted a racist rant on his personal Facebook page about a Netflix series. Note the five ?likes? on this post. UFOlogy is dominated by conspiracy ideas and run almost entirely by older white men. From […]

The European Union?s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) and Slovak transmission system operator (TSO) Eustream have agreed on funding for a study into the planned Eastring gas pipeline project. The study will be funded under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) with the sum up to ?1mn ($1. Thank you for appreciating great fact based […]

Share this: Moody?s credit ratings agency has confirmed Bulgaria?s credit rating at Baa2 with a stable outlook, citing Bulgaria?s resilient economy and the government?s strong balance sheet among the factors for its decision. The country?s economy, which had ?robust medium term growth prospects supported by predictable macroeconomic policies?, had done well in the past two […]

Janie Osborne / Getty Images Greg Gianforte’s victory, after assaulting an America reporter, should horrify anyone who cares about the strength of our political institutions. May 26, 2017 Republican Greg Gianforte defeated Democrat Rob Quist in a special election Thursday for Montana?s lone congressional seat, a six-point victory that should horrify you because he won […]

Oman Oil, Eni Sign MoU

May 26, 2017

The Oman Oil Company and Italian Eni have finalised a memorandum of understanding to explore cooperation opportunities in the oil and gas sector, Eni said May 25. The ministry of oil & gas of Oman has also granted Eni and Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production exploration rights in Block 52, an area of 90,000 […]

Sydney O’Meara/Getty Images A new book looks at the triumphs and challenges of the renegade housing movement. 25 mai 2017 I do not know how to mend a ripped seam, patch a leak in a roof, or replace a burst pipe. I have never hung a door, taken down a door, framed out a wall, […]

Share this: Wizz Air started connecting Sofia and Frankfurt with daily flights this week. This is a clear advantage for most travellers, since Frankfurt Airport has far more connecting flights, compared to Frankfurt-Hahn, which is a much smaller airport in the Rhineland-Palatinate province, located some 120 kilometers from Frankfurt. Also, Frankfurt Airport, does have a […]

Share this: Bulgaria Air, the flag carrier of Bulgaria, just relaunched its website. The nice and shiny looking site contains a lot more information, it is more comprehensive than the old site, and booking flights seems to be easier. In addition, Bulgaria Air has added more offers, including rental car reservations and insurances. In the […]

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