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  • From 70 million to 100 million people will fall into extreme poverty because of the Covid-19 pandemic. This will be the result of the widest of all economic recessions since 1870, the World Bank found in its June report on the global economic outlook, BNR reported.
    World Bank: 70-100 million falling into extreme poverty due to COVID-19
    2020-06-10 07:30:15
    From 70 million to 100 million people will fall into extreme poverty because of the Covid-19 pandemic. This will be the result of the widest of all economic recessions since 1870, the World Bank found in its June report on the global economic outlook, BNR reported.
  • Russia is considering allowing regular domestic flights from July 1, and international ones from July 15. From Rosaviation propose partial opening of air borders initially to the countries of Europe and Turkey, as well as China and South Korea. The final list of countries will depend on the current situation and the decision of the countries concerned whether to allow flights to and from Russia.
    Russia launches flights to Europe from 15 July (Obzor)
    2020-06-10 06:30:18
    Russia is considering allowing regular domestic flights from July 1, and international ones from July 15. From Rosaviation propose partial opening of air borders initially to the countries of Europe and Turkey, as well as China and South Korea. The final list of countries will depend on the current situation and the decision of the countries concerned whether to allow flights to and from Russia.
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos showed off an Instagram email as an example of the type of customers he was “happy to lose.”
    Jeff Bezos to client: I'd be happy to lose you
    2020-06-10 05:30:04
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos showed off an Instagram email as an example of the type of customers he was “happy to lose.”
  • I strongly recommend not to conceal information about irregularities, but also not to boast about what we find. This was stated on bTV by Agricultural Minister Desislava Taneva on the occasion of the distributed recording from the website “Bivol”, in which she says “I suggest you stick that we do not have such scams and everything is fine, because otherwise this will stop us...”. It reiterated that inspections were on 50% of the areas claimed and 5% was the requirement under regulation.
    Taneva: We increased 50% of the checks, subject to 5. I don't think I should brag about them.
    2020-06-10 04:30:17
    I strongly recommend not to conceal information about irregularities, but also not to boast about what we find. This was stated on bTV by Agricultural Minister Desislava Taneva on the occasion of the distributed recording from the website “Bivol”, in which she says “I suggest you stick that we do not have such scams and everything is fine, because otherwise this will stop us...”. It reiterated that inspections were on 50% of the areas claimed and 5% was the requirement under regulation.
  • For the entire heating season, on average, the returned money per customer will be below or about 20%. This was stated on bTV Kremen Georgiev from the Association of Heating Companies and energy expert Ivan Khinovski. Key for the amount of return amounts will be the new lower price, which EWRC will set this Wednesday, Georgiev.Returning the money to customers will not be a problem, because the district heaters have already worked out a mechanism for this with reimbursement in the equalisation accounts, said Khinovski.
    Experts: The returned money for heating will be below or about 20%
    2020-06-10 03:30:16
    For the entire heating season, on average, the returned money per customer will be below or about 20%. This was stated on bTV Kremen Georgiev from the Association of Heating Companies and energy expert Ivan Khinovski. Key for the amount of return amounts will be the new lower price, which EWRC will set this Wednesday, Georgiev.Returning the money to customers will not be a problem, because the district heaters have already worked out a mechanism for this with reimbursement in the equalisation accounts, said Khinovski.
  • Yesterday, a press conference of the Chinese government was held at which a “General Plan for Construction of the Hainan Free Trade Port” was presented. With this, the country sends a clear signal that against the background of the economic recession caused by the epidemic of the new coronavirus and the intensification of protectionist and anti-globalization trends, it will continue to implement its plan to open its market at a higher level, will strongly support multilateralism and will drive economic globalization, broadcasts Radio China.
    Radio China: Hainan port to bring new opportunities for global economic growth
    2020-06-10 02:30:17
    Yesterday, a press conference of the Chinese government was held at which a “General Plan for Construction of the Hainan Free Trade Port” was presented. With this, the country sends a clear signal that against the background of the economic recession caused by the epidemic of the new coronavirus and the intensification of protectionist and anti-globalization trends, it will continue to implement its plan to open its market at a higher level, will strongly support multilateralism and will drive economic globalization, broadcasts Radio China.
  • Dredging is carried out along the Danube River, in the area of Vardim Island. The work of the fairway depressions teams will last about three weeks. This was reported by the Executive Agency “Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River” in Ruse, quoted by BTA.
    New stretch of Danube dredges to improve shipping
    2020-06-10 00:30:14
    Dredging is carried out along the Danube River, in the area of Vardim Island. The work of the fairway depressions teams will last about three weeks. This was reported by the Executive Agency “Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River” in Ruse, quoted by BTA.
  • Funds managed by the insurance companies amounted to BGN 8.775 billion at the end of March, reported by the Bulgarian National Bank.
    The funds of the insurance companies at the end of March are 8.775 billion BGN
    2020-06-09 23:30:17
    Funds managed by the insurance companies amounted to BGN 8.775 billion at the end of March, reported by the Bulgarian National Bank.