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Toll Fee for Cars on Bulgarian Motorways to Amount to BGN 0.10/km

Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has informed that the motorway toll for cars will amount to around BGN 0.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1156

Bulgarians Show Political and Economic Pessimism in Gallup International Survey

Gallup International presented a survey on the first 100 days in office of the second Boiko Borisov government on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1004

Sofia City Court Acquits Alexander Tomov on Embezzlement Charges

The Sofia City Court found the owner CSKA football club and former owner of Kremikovtsi Alexander Tomov.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 13:45 | Viewed: 931

State-Owned Establishments Owe BGN 20 M in Unpaid Taxes

Over BGN 20 M in old debt on account of garbage collection and property taxes that have remained outstanding are owed by state-owned establishments in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 804

Bulgaria Top Officials Gather in Unprecedented Meeting on Judicial Reform

A first-of-a-kind meeting is due on Tuesday between Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov, newly-elected cassation court head Lozan Panov and Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 09:36 | Viewed: 967

Bulgaria’s Regional Development Ministry Seeks Concessionaires for 22 Beaches

Bulgaria’s Regional Development Ministry is looking for concessionaires to manage 22 beaches for 5-year periods.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2015, Monday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1094

Bulgaria ex-Interim PM Says He Was Subject to Wiretapping

Prof Georgi Bliznashki, who was caretaker PM between August and November 2014, claimed on Monday there had been eavesdropping on some of his phone conversations during the 2013 anti-government protest.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2015, Monday // 10:31 | Viewed: 970

Highway between Bulgaria's Ruse, Veliko Tarnovo to Be Finished by 2020

Bulgaria's Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has confirmed that the government is working on the construction of a major thoroughfare between the cities of Veliko Tarnovo and Ruse.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2015, Monday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1156

Bulgaria President, PM Clash over Chief of State Security Body

President Rosen Plevneliev has urged the replacement of Vladimir Pisanchev as head of Bulgaria's main counter-intelligence unit, the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2015, Sunday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1352

Bulgaria's Maritsa and Struma Motorways to be Completed in October

The construction of the northern portion of the Sofia bypass road will start on February 18, Minister of Regional Development Liliana Pavlova announced on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 20:13 | Viewed: 1662

Bulgaria’s Govt Seeks to Launch All 2014-2020 Operational Programs by mid-2015

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has said that he expects all EU operational programs included in the 2014-2020 programming period to be launched by mid-2015.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1120

New Border Crossing Points on Macedonian Border Still on Agenda - Bulgarian Minister

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry considers the opening of three new border crossing points on the border with Macedonia a very important initiative, according to Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1166

Deputy PM: Cabinet Overcame International Isolation in First 100 Days

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva stated on Friday that in its first three months the government has managed to overcome the international isolation.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1105

Bulgarian Deputy Ministers to Report on Govt’s First 100 Days in Office

Deputy Ministers Rumyana Bachvarova, Meglena Kuneva, Ivaylo Kalfin, and Tomislav Donchev are to present Friday the achievements of the government in its first 100 days in office.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 07:34 | Viewed: 902

Sofia Municipality Approves BGN 1,49 B Budget

The Council of Sofia municipality has approved the budget for 2015, amounting to BGN 1,49 B.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 15:28 | Viewed: 844

Bulgarian Parliament Finally Approves Amendments to IntMin Act

The Bulgarian Parliament finally approved on Thursday the amendments to the Interior Ministry Act.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 15:07 | Viewed: 967

Bulgarian MPs Are to Hold Extraordinary Parliamentary Control Session

The Bulgarian MPs are to hold an extraordinary sitting on February 17, the majority of which will be dedicated to parliamentary control.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 11:06 | Viewed: 931

Over BGN 122 M in Funding Provided for Bulgarian Stock Breeders

The Ministry of Agriculture and Foods is set on providing more funds for stock breeders, without requirements on the number of animals or what their kind should be.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 09:41 | Viewed: 784

Bulgaria's Deputy PM Kalfin To Discuss Legislative Changes With Labor Unions

Bulgarian Minister of Labor and Social Policy Ivaylo Kalfin has announced in a press release.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 09:06 | Viewed: 872

Ex-IntMin Dismisses Accusations of Wire-tapping During 2014 Protests

Tsvetlin Yovchev, an Interior Minister in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, dismissed the accusations that the 2014 anti-government protests were accompanied by wiretapping.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 885

Makaza Border Crossing Point May Be Expanded by 2 Truck Lanes

The Makaza border crossing point may be expanded by two truck lanes, one in each direction, according to Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2015, Monday // 16:47 | Viewed: 819