Have you ever wondered which country has the biggest contribution to humanity’s development and the planet? The very first Simon Anholt's Good Country Index gives you all the answers.
The idea of the project is to measure different countries’ contribution to the common good of societies, using 35 indicators collected from the U.N., the World Bank and other international organisations’ data.
So, which is the best country among all the 125 that participated?
According to the Index, it’s Ireland! Finland, Switzerland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, the UK, Norway, Denmark and Belgium are next in the list.
Bulgaria is 32nd in the overall rankings. ...more
Heavy rains hit Bulgaria on Thursday, June 19. Floods hit the Black Sea resort city of Varna and the eastern regions of the country, killing at least 10 people, damaging houses, blocking roads and cutting off electricity.
Cars were smashed and houses were flooded by the heavy rainfall. It’s a state of emergency in the suburbs of Varna where electricity was cut off.
The tragedy is enormous and Monday, June 23rd was declared a National Day of Mourning for the victims of the floods.
Distressed Bulgarians need your help!
A fundraising campaign has already started on June 20 by the Bulgarian Donors’ Forum and ...more
A magnificent garden appeared in the village of Bilin, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, as a symbol of peaceful protest against the never-ending violence of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
A Palestinian woman planted a garden full of flowers that grow from used tear gas grenades which were collected from the clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians.
The unusual garden was created on a land that Palestinians were able to reclaim after a court battle two years ago to re-route Israel's controversial security wall.
The peculiar garden of flowers created there is, without any doubt, a beautiful act by the people living right ...more
Advanced Nutrients owner and founder Michael Straumietis creates history in the Eastern European country of Bulgaria. The Holiday Heroes charity campaign entered the news with its innovative and transparent techniques…
Advanced Nutrients owner Michael Straumietis reporting directly from the Holiday Heroes warehouse – the place where the charity magic in Bulgaria is developing. During the Easter 2014 campaign volunteers, sponsors,…