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Support for the Socialists falls seriously by about 120,000 votes
The loss at the European Parliament elections has led to rising conflicts in the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), including the resignation of its leader Kornelia Ninova. After the European elections, the BSP has one more MP in Brussels and the p...
3 million people could be affected by the superannuation changes
New laws, designed to ensure superannuation balances are not being eaten up by insurance premiums and fees, could see some Australians actually lose money. New laws to be introduced in July will see superannuation accounts that had no contributio...
Nationalism is the spectre that has haunted Europe and contributed to the wars of the 20th century
The European Parliament elections have reinforced the continent's political battlelines. The pro-European Union forces may say they have held the line, but nationalist-right populists say the wind is in their sails. Voters have abandoned centre-r...
Some banks refused to pass on the full cut in official interest rates
The Reserve Bank of Australia has reduced the cash rate to a record low 1.25 per cent Political leaders have told bank bosses they should pass on the full cut in official interest rates to customers or risk Australians doubting they've changed th...
GERB conducted a simple but effective campaign that brought them the desired result
The Central Electoral Commission (CEC) in Bulgaria officially announced the results of the European elections. Bulgarian parties and coalitions that will have their representatives in the new European Parliament are GERB, BSP, DPS (MRF), VMRO (IM...
In 2019 we’ll focus on Truth Telling
It's a week dedicated to reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. National Reconciliation Week is celebrated across Australia each year between 27 May and 3 June. This year the focus is on truth telling and what role it c...
Bulgarians are part of the European Civilization
Journalist–writer Plamen Asenov talks about the importance of knowing our cultural roots. Plamen believes, Bulgarians need to be more aware of the common European cultural and spiritual heritage derived from the Greco-Roman antiquity to the Mode...
The virtual reality experience improve reaction times and the numbers of people willing to attempt CPR
St John Ambulance has launched its ground breaking new virtual reality CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation course in Melbourne. The CPR module is the first of its kind, as the first aid provider explores new ways to teach people how to save a life....
The Ignite Multicultural Women's Business Scholarship will assist women from migrant backgrounds build their own business
Refugee and migrant women living in Australia are being supported in their entrepreneurial ventures by a scholarship scheme introduced by a non-profit organisation's CEO, Violet Roumeliotis. The Ignite Multicultural Women's Business Scholarship o...

Pope Francis on Bulgarian soil

What were the reactions after Pope Francis’ visit to Bulgaria? 
Following Pope Francis’ three-day apostolic journey to Bulgaria, country Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said, “In the person of Pope Francis, we have a great friend of Bulgaria”. His Holiness said he was very satisfied with the visit and thanked B...
PM Boyko Borisov: Bulgarians don’t care much about European issues
The EU agenda has never been able to find resonance in Bulgaria. European elections are seen as a vote of confidence, or no confidence, vis-à-vis the government. That’s why campaign topics are of local significance – the incomes, corruption, the...
No rentals аre affordable for a single person on Newstart or Youth Allowance in any major city or regional centre
New housing analysis has described Australia's private rental market as "failing" people earning the minimum wage and receiving income-assessed government support payments. It comes just weeks out from the federal election and as calls come from ...
Reaching out for help is strength - never a weakness!
New research shows young men are seeking help from one of Australia most prominent youth counselling services in declining numbers and at a rate much less than young women. The Kids Helpline Insights Report 2018 shows only one in five contacts re...
Bulgarian vote could also indicate the outcome of the future parliamentary elections in the country
The election campaign for the European election held on May 26 has started. Bulgaria elects 17 MEPs to the 751-seat European Parliament. The CEC let 13 parties, 8 coalitions and 6 initiative committees into the race. A total of 318 candidates wil...
Former leader Stanishev was going to contest Ninova’s seat if he was not included in the party’s electoral list
The leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, Kornelia Ninova, has failed in her attempt to exclude Party of European Socialists president Sergei Stanishev from the BSP list of candidates for Bulgaria’s May 26 2019 European Parliament elections....