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Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Replaces 3 More District Governors

Bulgaria's caretaker government has replaced three more district governors, thereby reaching a score of eight new district governors since August 13.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1049

Austrian Der Standard: Borisov Is Organizing a Comeback

Austrian daily Der Standard has published an article arguing that Boyko Borisov, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and current leader of the GERB party, is organizing a comeback.

Politics » Domestic | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1923

Bulgaria Mulls Raising Minimum Wage in 2015

Bulgaria's Ministry of Labor and Social Policy will propose an increase in the minimum wage in 2015, according to caretaker Minister Yordan Hristoskov.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2014, Monday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1392

Ex Foreign Minister Solomon Passy Quits Bulgaria’s NDSV Party

Former Foreign Minister Solomon Passy has left liberal party NDSV (National Movement for Stability and Progress) and called for its dissolution.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1195

Ex-PM Vows 10 Muslim Deputy Ministers if GERB Wins Early Elections

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB and former Prime Minister, has argued that Bulgaria’s next government should have at least 10 Muslim Deputy Ministers.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1430

Bulgaria's Caretaker PM Appoints 8 Deputy Ministers at 6 Ministries

Bulgarian caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has appointed eight deputy ministers at six ministries.

Politics » Domestic | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1453

New Customs Agency Head Vows Prosecutors' Probe into its Affairs

Vanyo Tanov, Customs Agency head, has vowed a probe of the prosecuting authority into the entity.

Politics » Domestic | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1217

Pleven Is Bulgaria's Fastest Depopulating City

Only 35 Bulgarian cities/towns have increased their population, according to the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Politics » Domestic | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2466

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Replaces 5 District Governors

Five new district governors are to be appointed at the proposal of Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki.

Politics » Domestic | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1412

Vanyo Tanov To Return to Bulgaria's Customs Agency

Vanyo Tanov will be reappointed as a head of Bulgaria's Customs Agency, said the interim Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov at a news conference.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1320

President Plevneliev for FT: Our Oligarchs Are Addicted to State Money

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev has leveled strong criticism at the country’s politicians and oligarchs for relying too heavily on public funds, the FT reports.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 2028

Bulgaria's Caretaker PM: Budget Update Is Inevitable

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has suggested that a budget update is unavoidable.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1917

Bulgaria's Caretaker PM Appoints Deputy Ministers

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has appointed the first batch of caretaker deputy ministers.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2014, Monday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1358

GERB Party Proposes Reducing Number of Bulgarian Municipalities by 1/3

Center-right party GERB has proposed a reduction of the number of municipalities in a bid to save financial and administrative resources and facilitate EU funds absorption.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2014, Monday // 13:02 | Viewed: 939

Social Minister Wants Criminalisation of Default on Social Insurances

Bulgaria's caretaker Minister of Social Policies and Labour Yordan Hristoskov said he will propose again the criminalisation of non-payment of social insurances.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2014, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 785

Bulgaria's Caretaker Government to Appoint Deputy Ministers

Bulgaria's interim Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki is expected to announce the names of the caretaker deputy ministers and political advisers on Monday, August 11.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2014, Monday // 11:12 | Viewed: 850

Bulgarian Road Infrastructure Agency Head Resigns

Stefan Chaikov, Chair of the Management Board of the Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA), has resigned.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2014, Friday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1065

Bulgaria's PM Bliznashki Dismisses Deputy Ministers

All Bulgarian Deputy Ministers from the cabinet of Plamen Oresharski were discharged as of Wednesday, August 6, authorities revealed.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1201

Reformist Bloc to Elect Chair in September

Leaders of parties that forged the right-wing Reformist Bloc last year have announced they are to decide on a single Chair next month.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 12:03 | Viewed: 917

Bulgaria's Caretaker PM Vows to Disclose Information on South Stream

Ekaterina Zaharieva, caretaker Deputy Prime Minister, has vowed to make as much information as possible on the South Stream gas pipeline project publicly available.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1359

Bulgaria's Caretaker Ministers

Full list of Bulgaria's caretaker Government, appointed by President Rosen Plevneliev on August 5.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 2709