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Bulgarian Dairy Producers Unlikely to Be Awarded Compensations by EC

The European Commission has currently no intention of paying pay compensations to Bulgarian dairy producers due to the decrease in the price of the raw material and the losses caused by the Russian embargo, according to Agriculture Minister Desislava Tane

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1107

Bulgaria’s Tax Agency to Extend Media Sector Inspections to Online Editions

Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency (NRA) said on Monday it will likely widen the scope of its financial inspections of media outlets to include online editions.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1081

Bulgaria Would Profit from EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement – Deputy PM Kuneva

Bulgaria is very interested in the signing of a Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Japan, according to Deputy Prime Minister for European Policies Coordination and Institutional Affairs Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 3, 2015, Monday // 19:30 | Viewed: 1724

Bulgaria Opens 1st Procedure under Operational Program Environment 2014-2020

The Bulgarian Managing Authority of operational program Environment 2014-2020 has launched the first grant-awarding procedure.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 3, 2015, Monday // 18:30 | Viewed: 1279

Bulgarian Tax Authorities Inspecting Print Media

All print media outlets are going through inspections concerning their financial activities over the last five years, the National Revenue Agency (NRA) has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 3, 2015, Monday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1576

EU Commissioner Georgieva Urges Bulgaria to Improve Disaster Prevention

Bulgaria should work harder on preventive measures to avoid natural disasters, EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 3, 2015, Monday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1712

EU 'Launching Procedure' against Bulgaria over Treatment of Debtors

The EU Commission has started an infringement procedure against Bulgaria over legislation which allows fast-track cases for debtors, a Bulgarian solicitor has claimed.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 1, 2015, Saturday // 13:59 | Viewed: 3036

Bulgaria's 6th Largest Parliament Group Dissolved

The sixth-biggest group in Bulgaria's Parliament dissolved itself on Friday after five of the MPs belonging to it submitted requests to leave it.

Politics » Domestic | August 1, 2015, Saturday // 08:40 | Viewed: 2328

Rejection of Referendum Questions 'Blow to Half Million Citizens' - Bulgarian President

Direct democracy will happen in Bulgaria sooner or later, President Rosen Plevneliev said in a Friday interview.

Politics » Domestic | August 1, 2015, Saturday // 07:52 | Viewed: 2254

EU Adopts Bulgaria-Serbia Cross-Border Program worth EUR 34 M

The European Commission has approved the Interreg IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bulgaria-Serbia 2014-2020.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 31, 2015, Friday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2235

Bill on Establishing Single Anti-Corruption Unit in Bulgaria Fails to Pass 1st Reading

A bill proposing the establishment of a single National Office for Prevention of Corruption uniting all existing anti-corruption entities has failed to pass first reading in Bulgaria’s Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2015, Friday // 14:29 | Viewed: 2141

Bulgarian Parliament to Discuss Anticorruption Law at First Reading

The Bulgarian Parliament will discuss at first reading the law on preventing corruption among high-level public officials on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2015, Friday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1495

Maya Manolova Elected Bulgaria's National Ombudsman

Bulgarian lawmakers have elected socialist party MP Maya Manolova National Ombudsman, the chairman of her party has said.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 12:10 | Viewed: 2372

Anti-Corruption Inspectorate to Be Established at Bulgaria’s Customs Agency

Changes to the rules of procedure of Bulgaria’s Customs Agency envisage the establishment of an inspectorate tasked with analyzing the corruption risk and proposing measures targeting vulnerable points of the system.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 2070

Five Bulgarian MPs to Quit Party Group

Five Bulgarian lawmakers from the Bulgarian Democratic Center (BDC)'s parliamentary group are to submit their requests to leave it, one of the MPs has said.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1921

Bulgaria PM 'Utterly Disappointed' with Referendum Questions

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said he is "utterly disappointed" by a voting in Parliament in which MPs rejected two of the three questions to be put forward in a referendum on election rules.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 11:03 | Viewed: 2089

Bulgarian Parliament to Elect New Ombudsman

The Bulgarian Parliament is to hold an election of the country's new ombudsman on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1841

Roderick Moore to Serve as Interim US Chargе d’Affaires in Sofia

The US Embassy in Sofia announced on Wednesady that Roderick Moore will assume duties as the interim charge d'affaires on August 5.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2810

Bulgaria to Participate in EU Operation on Tackling Human Traffickers in Mediterranean

The Bulgarian government approved on Wednesday the participation of one serviceman in the EU Naval Force Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR MED) operation.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 2170

Bulgarian Parliament Approves Pension Reform at Second Reading

The Bulgarian Parliament approved at second reading on Tuesday the amendments to the Social Insurance Code.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2071

Bulgaria's Future Ambassador to Turkey to Place Emphasis on Border Security

Former Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nadezhda Neynsky has said one of her main goals as incoming Ambassador to Turkey will be to look for bilateral solutions on how to bolster control at the common borders.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1948