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Bulgaria Had 72.6 Hospital Beds, 40.6 Physicians per 10,000 People in 2015

There were 726 hospital beds per 100,000 persons on average in Bulgaria at the end of last year, the country’s statistical office NSI announced on Friday citing preliminary data.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2016, Friday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1955

Bulgarian Parliament Votes to Set up E-Government State Agency

Bulgaria’s Parliament gave the green light to the establishment of a state agency in charge of electronic government, public radio broadcaster BNR reported on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 19:40 | Viewed: 2782

Hot Weather Expected in Bulgaria on Friday

Hot summer weather has come to Bulgaria with maximum air temperature expected at between 34 and 39 degrees Celsius on Friday, June 17, Darik Radio has reported.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 19:00 | Viewed: 3609

Bulgaria MP Committee Rejects Tighter Rules for Disclosing Ex-Security Agents

The Internal Affairs Committee with Bulgaria's Parliament has turned down a proposal to abolish an institution disclosing names of people who worked with or were affiliated to the Soviet-era security apparatus.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2367

Sunny and Warm Weather Expected across Bulgaria on Thursday

Weather in Bulgaria will be mostly sunny on Thursday with mild winds blowing predominantly from the west.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 23:58 | Viewed: 2262

Bulgarian Parliament Adopts Country-Wide Ban on Face-Covering Veils

The Bulgarian parliament approved at first reading on Wednesday a bill proposing a ban on the wearing in public places of garments concealing entirely or partially the face.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 8085

Bulgaria's Ruling Party, Opposition in War of Words over EU Funds

Lawmakers on Wednesday exchanged harsh rhetoric following the opposition socialist party's claims that Bulgaria might be prevented from using more than a billion of BGN in EU funding.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1323

Bulgarian Cabinet Adopts Second Package of Changes to Judicial System Act

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government adopted the second package of amendments to the Judicial System Act.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 2328

Bulgaria's Ex-Deputy Transport Min 'Lied about Urgent Repair' of Train Station

There was no urgent need to carry out repair works at the railway station of Ruse sanctioned by former Deputy Transport Minister Anton Ginev, the prosecution said on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 09:22 | Viewed: 5338

GERB Has Not Discussed Nominating Kristalina Georgieva for Bulgarian President

The nomination of European Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva as candidate of Bulgaria's largest ruling party GERB to run in the forthcoming presidential elections in the autumn has not been discussed.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 2329

Bulgarian Deputy Transport Minister Resigns

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov accepted the resignation submitted by Deputy Transport Minister Anton Ginev earlier on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 2331

Cloudy, Rainy Weather Expected in Bulgaria on Monday

The weather will be mostly cloudy across Bulgaria on Monday, 13 June, Darik radio has reported.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1646

Maverick Bulgarian Socialist Georgi Kadiev Inaugurates New Political Party

A new Bulgarian political party led by outspoken Socialist dissident Georgi Kadiev was set up on Sunday, vowing to crack down on corruption and promote entrepreneurship.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 15:36 | Viewed: 4066

Bulgaria’s Meglena Kuneva Rules out Running for President

Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva said on Sunday that she would not run for president in the forthcoming elections and will back the nomination of a candidate put forward by the right-wing Reformist Bloc.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1753

Bulgaria Expects Mostly Sunny Weather over the Weekend; Rain on Monday

Thunderstorms, heavy rainfall and a spell of cool air are expected to mark the weather at beginning of next week in Bulgaria, bTV reported on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2016, Friday // 22:15 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council Rejects Draft Changes to Judiciary Act

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) rejected on Thursday the draft amendments to the Judicial System Act which had been prepared by the justice ministry.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2016, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1559

Bulgaria’s Main Opposition Party Demands Resignation of Road Agency Chief

The largest opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) demanded on Thursday the resignation of the head of the Road Infrastructure Agency (API), Lazar Lazarov.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2016, Friday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1596

Bulgaria’s Governing GERB Party Retains Lead in Voter Support: Survey

Centre-right GERB party, the dominant partner in Bulgaria’s minority coalition government, has retained its lead in public opinion polls about a year and a half after coming to power, a new survey by Exacta Research Group has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 21:54 | Viewed: 1630

Bulgaria’s DBG Proposes Talks on Single Presidential Nomination within Reformist Bloc

Bulgaria of Citizens Movement (DBG), a party within the Reformist Bloc, has proposed to hold consultations about the nomination of a single candidate of the bloc for the forthcoming presidential elections by the end of July.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 5504

Bulgaria's Patriotic Front Strips MP off All Parliamentary Committee Posts

The Patriotic Front (PF) has decided to strip its MP Polina Karastoyanova off all posts held by her in parliamentary committees.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgarian Democratic Centre to Keep Its Parliamentary Group

The parliamentary group of the Bulgarian Democratic Centre (BDC) will not be dissolved.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 2150