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  • #VoteForDance!

    #VoteForDance!

    From 9 to 21 May a committed and active, yet non-political election campaign will be held in Sofia: the 12th edition of Antistatic International Festival for Contemporary Dance and Performance. Under the dense political agenda of today, Antistatic is raising its voice through #VoteForDance! A vote FOR art as a dimension not merely knowing well the past and understanding the lines of the present, but as one that can and does create a better future.

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  • China's new rules on video games released

    China's new rules on video games released

    At the end of last year, the Chinese government ended its nine-month freeze on approving new video games after a major government re-organisation shifted the approval process to the propaganda-focused State Administration of Press and Publication. Now the official details on the new restrictions and requirements for games entering that lucrative market, have been released, with things not looking great for Mortal Kombat 11.

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  • Sefcovic to hold talks with young climate activists 

    Sefcovic to hold talks with young climate activists 

    European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic has invited 6 youth climate activists from across Europe for a live broadcast conversation inside an autonomous e-bus, driving around the Berlaymont building - the headquarters of the Commission. The autonomous electric vehicle is part of the EU-funded AVENUE Project (funded under the framework research programme Horizon 2020).

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  • 3rd phase of India's national elections' voting begins

    3rd phase of India's national elections' voting begins

    Indians are voting in the third phase of the general elections with campaigning by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party and the opposition marred by bitter accusations and acrimony. The voting for 117 parliamentary seats in 13 states and two Union Territories on Tuesday means polls are half done for 543 seats in the lower house of Parliament.

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  • Tesla unveils Robotaxi concept

    Tesla unveils Robotaxi concept

    Tesla’s billionaire CEO, Elon Musk, laid out a vision for a huge fleet of self-driving electric vehicles that owners could share with friends or other riders, with Tesla getting a cut of the proceeds. The Robotaxi concept, as described by GeekWire, relies on the ability to make Tesla cars fully autonomous, to the point that the steering wheels can be removed. The cost to run a Robotaxi would be less than 18 cents per mile, compared with 62 cents per mile for US ownership cost and $2 to $3 per mile for traditional ride-sharing models.

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  • Five bidders competing for Sofia Airport concession

    Five bidders competing for Sofia Airport concession

    Five internationally known investors have submitted bids for the Sofia Airport concession, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) said in a press release. Bids are being checked for compliance with the tender requirements, and the technical and financial offers will be opened in a public ceremony on May 9, 2019. All project documents have been published on the project website, www.concession-sof.bg, and are accessible to the public to ensure transparency and legality of the process.

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