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Bulgaria MPs' Appointments to Permanent Committees Get Mixed Reception

Lawmakers in Bulgaria's Parliament have set up all Permanent Committees, amid controversy over how seats are allocated.

Politics » Domestic | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 529

PM Borisov Calls Emergency Cabinet Meeting on Monday

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told lawmakers on Friday he was calling in an extraordinary government session next week over the country's preparedness for new flash floods in the spring.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2014, Friday // 13:00 | Viewed: 471

Bulgaria's GERB Has No Plan B in Case Patriots Withdraw Support

Bulgaria's main ruling party GERB has not considered an alternative plan in case the Patriotic Front (PF) withdraws its support for the coalition government.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2014, Friday // 11:53 | Viewed: 374

Bulgaria's DPS Expels 2 MPs over Use of Preference Vote

Two lawmakers have been expelled from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS)'s group in Parliament for having availed of the preferential vote during the October 5 yearly elections.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2014, Friday // 11:47 | Viewed: 351

National Security Head: No Direct Terror Threat to Bulgaria

There is no direct terror threat to Bulgaria even though the risk exists, State Agency for National Security (DANS) Chair Vladimir Pisanchev said on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 12:37 | Viewed: 615

Bulgaria’s Labor Minister to Push for Minimum Wage Hike

Ivaylo Kalfin, Minister of Labor and Social Policy, has argued that an increase in the monthly minimum wage will give a boost to the economy.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 10:25 | Viewed: 406

Bulgarian Nationalists Threaten Gov't over Appointment of Sofia Governor

A co-leader of the Patriotic Front (PF) has said the coalition has no good move other then to withdraw its support from the Bulgarian minority government.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 07:48 | Viewed: 557

Ivaylo Kalfin Appointed Chair of National Council for Tripartite Cooperation

Ivaylo Kalfin, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labor and Social Policy, has been appointed Chair of Bulgaria’s National Council for Tripartite Cooperation.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 19:33 | Viewed: 400

Bulgarian Cabinet Dismisses Nearly All District Governors

Bulgaria's government has decided to replace twenty-four out of twenty-eight district governors.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 630

Bulgaria Deputy DefMin 'Threat to National Security' - Patriotic Front

Orhan Ismailov, an ethnic Turk who has been appointed Deputy Minister of Defense, could disclose secret information to the Turkish intelligence, a nationalist leader has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 08:50 | Viewed: 643

Bulgarian MPs to Have Final Vote on 2014 Budget

A second vote whether to update this year's state budget is scheduled for Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 07:26 | Viewed: 426

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: 762

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: 714

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: 751

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: 626

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: 1184

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: 1711

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: 1014

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: 1107

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: 1004

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: 1023