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Bulgarian Government Dismisses Director of Employment Agency

The Bulgarian government dismissed the director of the National Employment Agency Asen Angelov.

Politics » Domestic | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 358

Bulgaria, Switzerland to Cooperate on Raising Motivation of Prosecutors

Bulgarian Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov presented on Friday a project on “increasing the integrity and motivation of prosecutors in the context of the new challenges presented to the fight against organised crime”.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2015, Friday // 21:00 | Viewed: 514

Bulgaria Has Capacity To Host More Refugees

Merely 61% of the capacity of Bulgarian refugee accommodation centers is currently used, stated Tatyana Kulinova, senior counsel to the State agency for the Refugees (DAB) on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2015, Friday // 15:08 | Viewed: 494

Bulgaria Shows no Progress in Addressing Prison System Deficiencies - Report

Ill-treatment of individuals both by the police and prison staff in Bulgaria remains a serious problem which require urgent action by the authorities, the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) has said.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2015, Friday // 09:49 | Viewed: 655

Yane Yanev to Advise Bulgaria’s PM Borisov on Fight against Corruption

Yane Yanev, leader of the marginal conservative Order Law and Justice (RZS) party, has been appointed advisor at the Council of Ministers.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2015, Friday // 08:21 | Viewed: 563

Lozan Panov Elected as Bulgaria’s Top Judge

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council on Thursday elected Lozan Panov as chairman of the Supreme Court of Cassation.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 19:08 | Viewed: 895

Three in Five Bulgarians Want Current Government to Complete Its Term - Poll

Sixty-one percent of Bulgarians believe the minority coalition government led by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov should complete its four-year term of office, a new survey showed on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 17:22 | Viewed: 698

Bulgaria's Judicial Council to Seek Election Court of Cassation Chair Thursday

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to make another attempt at electing a Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 08:53 | Viewed: 745

Bulgarian MPs Reject Proposal for Limiting Sanctions Against Russia

The Bulgarian Parliament rejected on Wednesday to include the proposal, which calls for limiting the extension of sanctions against Russia, for discussion in its weekly agenda.

Politics » Domestic | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1251

Incumbent, Former Bulgarian Presidents Gather in Council

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is to chair the Council of Presidents on Wednesday for the third consecutive year.

Politics » Domestic | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 08:54 | Viewed: 918

Consultations on Bulgaria's Pension Reform Continue

The second round of consultations on the parameters of Bulgaria's pension reform will take place on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1054

Finance Ministry Reverses Controversial Changes to Pension Insurance

Bulgaria's Finance Ministry reversed its decision regarding the social insurance contributions of newly insured persons.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2015, Friday // 19:57 | Viewed: 1407

Bulgarian Cabinet Makes Governance Programme Public

The Bulgarian Council of Ministers published its detailed governance programme on the government's website on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2015, Friday // 18:58 | Viewed: 1357

Bulgaria Foresees New Investments for Municipalities Hosting Refugees

Bulgarian municipalities with refugee accommodation centers and those involved in integration programmes will receive significant subsidies.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2015, Friday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1138

Proposal to Increase Social Insurance Could Lead to Higher Unemployment - CEIB

According to a survey conducted among representatives of Bulgaria's CEIB, businesses will be more likely to resort to reducing their workforces instead of paying higher social insurance contributions to employees.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2015, Friday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1191

Bulgaria’s ATAKA Party Leader Proposes to Relax Smoking Ban

The leader of Bulgarian opposition ATAKA party Volen Siderov on Thursday proposed to Parliament to relax the total ban on indoor smoking in public spaces.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1138

Bulgaria's DPS Threatens Government with Censure Motion

Bulgaria's oppositional Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) threatens to initiate a vote of no confidence against the coalition government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1082

Bulgaria Moving toward Judicial Council Reform through Constitutional Changes - Minister

Bulgarian Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov has underscored that the judicial reform strategy had been backed by almost ¾ of MPs.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1061

Ex-Head of Bulgaria's State-Owned IT Company Reappointed

Prof Mihail Konstantinov has been heading the Board of Directors at Information Services since January 8, the state-owned IT company's website shows.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 07:55 | Viewed: 834

Bulgarian Citizenship Applications Drop, Vice-President Popova Says

The number of foreign nationals applying for Bulgarian citizenship fell by a quarter last year, Vice President Margarita Popova said on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1202

Bulgarian Cabinet Adopts Governance Programme

The Bulgarian Cabinet adopted on Wednesday the government's programme on stable development of the country for the period 2014-2018.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 14:02 | Viewed: 709