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Tsvetan Vasilev: KTB Employees Have Been Unlawfully Fired

Former Chair of the Corporate Commercial Bank, Tsvetan Vasilev has issued a statement to his employees on his official website, thanking them for the hard and dedicated work.

Politics » Domestic | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 270

Bulgarian PM Pledges Support for State Customs Agency Chief

Director of the State Customs Agency Vanio Tanov will not be substituted if income collection reaches at least BGN 1,6 B.

Politics » Domestic | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 325

Bulgaria’s Army to Assist Border Police Officers as of Monday

As of Monday, Bulgaria’s Armed Forces will assist police officers patrolling the border with Turkey in a bid to cope with the refugee flows increase.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2015, Saturday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1072

Alternative for Bulgarian Revival Votes to Elect Party Chair

The left-wing ABV party (Alternative for Bulgarian Revival) of former two-term President Georgi Parvanov is holding an internal party vote to elect a leader.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2015, Saturday // 10:37 | Viewed: 723

Bulgaria MPs Recognize 'Mass Extermination' of Armenians

Lawmakers in Bulgaria's Parliament have moved to recognize what they have called "mass extermination" of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in the 1910s and early 1920s.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2015, Friday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1343

Bulgaria Could Only Recognize 'Mass Extermination' or Armenians - PM

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said naming "mass extermination" the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Armenians caused by action of the Ottoman Empire was the only viable option.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2015, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1190

Bulgarian Deputy PM Proposes Introduction of Flexible Working Time

The Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister for Demographic and Social Policies Ivaylo Kalfin proposed on Thursday the introduction of flexible working time.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1076

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Plans Restructuring, Closure of Agencies

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva announced on Thursday that there were plans for restructuring and closure of agencies, which were under the authority of the ministry.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 19:05 | Viewed: 919

Mayor of Bulgaria's Pazardzhik Faces Corruption Accusations

In the period between 2007 and 2014, over 5,000 deals connected to selling of municipal properties and assets at prices lower than the market ones have been contracted in Pazardzhik.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1183

Bulgaria MPs Reschedule Agenda before Armenian 'Genocide' Vote

Lawmakers in Bulgaria's Parliament have moved to change the agenda of their vote on Friday, when they are to adopt a stance on the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in 1915.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1253

Bulgaria's Reformist Bloc Demands National Security Service Closing

Center-right formation and current member of the government Reformatorski Bloc (RB) stated that it will not support the proposed amendments to the Law regarding the National Security Service (NSO) in the format currently presented.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1154

Bulgaria PM Gives Up Customs, Revenue Agency Merger

Bulgaria's Customs Agency and its National Revenue Agency will not merge into a "super-body", according to comments by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 19:13 | Viewed: 958

Bulgarian MPs to Discuss Recognition of Armenian Genocide

The Bulgarian Parliament will discuss on Friday a motion on whether to recognise the mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as a genocide.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 1289

Bulgarian Parliament to Hold First Sitting after Easter Recess

The Bulgarian Parliament is to hold its first plenary sitting on Wednesday after the Easter recess, which lasted for twelve days.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1017

Report on Activities of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security Missing

The report on the activities of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) in 2013 containing information on the financial stability of Bulgaria has not been presented in the Council of Ministers to the National Asembly.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 21:30 | Viewed: 1096

Electronic Government - Key Element of Reforms, Bulgarian PM Borisov says

Fast development of the electronic government is among the priorities of the current center-right GERB administration, as stated by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 15:40 | Viewed: 1079

Poll: 2nd Term of Bulgarian PM Borisov Has Higher Approval Rating

According to the latest opinion poll of Exacta, the first months of the second term of Boyko Borisov as Prime Minister garnered a higher approval rating among Bulgarians than his first tenure.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1100

Bulgarian PM Borisov Receives High Public Approval Rating

Bulgarians deem most successful the government policies connected to infrastructure (38%), culture (29%) and foreign policy (25%).

Politics » Domestic | April 20, 2015, Monday // 13:57 | Viewed: 2087

Regional Minister Expects No More Delays to Launch of Maritsa Motorway

Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova announced on Saturday that no more delays were expected to the completion and launch of the Maritsa Motorway.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1352

Bulgaria's Nedelino Has New Mayor as Court Removes Former Holder

Rumen Rusanov from the Reformist Bloc (RB) became the new mayor of the Nedelino municipality in the region of Smolyan after his predecessor was removed from office.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 11:14 | Viewed: 1254

Bulgaria’s Environment Ministry Files BGN 180 000 Lawsuit against Concessionaire of Bansko Ski Zone

Bulgaria’s Environment Ministry has initiated a lawsuit against Yulen AD, the concessionaire of the Bansko ski zone, and is seeking BGN 178 482 in unpaid sums from the company.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2015, Friday // 21:03 | Viewed: 1713