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Bulgarian Trade Union Seeks Minimum Wage Increase to BGN 400

The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) has demanded that retirement age remain unchanged in 2015.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2014, Monday // 18:59 | Viewed: 627

KTB Majority Shareholder to Demand Int'l Expertise on Bank Insolvency

Bromak, the major shareholder at Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB), is to request an international report on whether the bank's capital is a negative equity, the company's lawyers said on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2014, Monday // 13:24 | Viewed: 584

Bulgaria PM Renews Calls on C-Bank Governor to Resign

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has demanded that Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) Governor Ivan Iskrov step down.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2014, Monday // 12:54 | Viewed: 649

Coalition Partners to Negotiate over Controversial Appointment

The Reformist Block (RB) is to seek talks with the leader of the Patriotic Front (PF) Valeri Simeonov in an attempt to resolve the issue with the appointment of the Deputy Minister of Defence Orhan Ismailov.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2014, Monday // 10:36 | Viewed: 530

Bulgaria is Starting to Emerge from 2-year Political Chaos – Right-Wing Leader

Bulgaria is beginning to emerge from a 2-year political chaos, according to Radan Kanev, Chair of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party and Co-Chair of the Reformist Bloc.

Politics » Domestic | November 23, 2014, Sunday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1109

Bulgarian Politicians Renew Dispute over Turkish-Language News

The nationalist coalition called Patriotic Front (PF) will give the ruling axis 100 days to have Turkish- language news off the air.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1636

Bulgaria Gov't Seeks to Reinstate Rumen Porozhanov as Agriculture Fund Head

The candidacy of former interim Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov to take over the State Agriculture Fund (SFA), Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 13:03 | Viewed: 950

Court Re-appoints ex-Head of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund

Sofia Regional Court has ruled that Miroslav Nikolov, the former head of State Fund Agriculture (SFA), should once again take over the post from which he was dismissed.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1044

Bulgarian Police Cars to Be Equipped with GPS by end-2014 - IntMin

Patrol cars of police officers are to have GPS devices installed by the end of 2014, Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 11:15 | Viewed: 937

ABV 'Provides for Stability' of Bulgaria's Govt - Leader

Left-wing ABV is ensuring the stability of Bulgaria's new government, its leader, President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 10:41 | Viewed: 951

Bulgaria's Minimum Wage Remains BGN 340 Next Year

The minimum monthly wage in Bulgaria will remain BGN 340 next year, the head of the interim parliamentary committee on budget and finance Menda Stoyanova told journalists.

Politics » Domestic | November 21, 2014, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1136

Tanya Raykovska Elected Interim Chair of Bulgaria’s Supreme Court of Cassation

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has elected Tanya Raykovska interim Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS).

Politics » Domestic | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 13:51 | Viewed: 912

Bulgaria PM to Oversee State Security, Deputy PMs Get Coordinative Functions

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced Thursday his deputies would be in charge of ministries' oversight, instead of having only coordinative functions as previously stated.

Politics » Domestic | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 12:40 | Viewed: 953

Judicial Council Moves to Elect Chair of Supreme Court of Cassation

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to launch a procedure for the election of a Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 722

Patriotic Front Backtracks on Ultimatum to Bulgarian Gov't

The Patriotic Front (PF) will not put into question the integrity of Bulgaria's ruling coalition, leaders of the front have announced.

Politics » Domestic | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 08:25 | Viewed: 1024

Nationalist Party NFSB May Withdraw Confidence in Govt in 24 Hours

The two main parties constituting nationalist formation the Patriotic Front (PF) – NFSB and VMRO – clash over the recently appointed Deputy Minister of Defence Orhan Ismailov.

Politics » Domestic | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1303

Stanimir Florov Nominated to Head Automobile Administration Executive Agency

Stanimir Florov, former head of the Interior Ministry’s Chief Directorate "Combating Organized Crime" (GDBOP), has been nominated for the post of Director of the Automobile Administration Executive Agency (AAEA).

Politics » Domestic | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 888

Bulgarian MPs Pass 2014 State Budget Update

Lawmakers have approved the government's proposal to overhaul this year's state budget.

Politics » Domestic | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 18:20 | Viewed: 1012

GERB's Menda Stoyanova Calls For Responsibility From Central Bank Chiefs

GERB MP Menda Stoyanova, chair of the parliamentary budget committee, urged the managerial board of Bulgaria's Central Bank (BNB) to assume the moral responsibility for the problems of Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB).

Politics » Domestic | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 764

Nationalists Threaten to Withdraw Support for Borisov Cabinet

The Patriotic Front (PF) might withdraw its support for the coalition government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, announced Valeri Simeonov, co-chairman of PF.

Politics » Domestic | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 875

Bulgaria’s President to Arrive in Poland on 2-Day Official Visit

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will pay an official visit to Poland on November 18-19.

Politics » Domestic | November 17, 2014, Monday // 10:55 | Viewed: 4967