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Bulgaria Has Readiness to Deal with Increasing Migratory Pressure

The State Agency for Refugees assured that it has readiness to deal with the increasing migratory pressure towards Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 3572

Mayor of Bulgaria's Varna Prohibits Drinking Alcohol in Public

The mayor of Varna Ivan Portnih has issued a ban on the consumption of alcohol at outdoor public spaces on the territory of the Bulgarian Black Sea capital and the nearby resorts.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2015, Monday // 19:04 | Viewed: 2885

Trade Union Leader Foresees Tensions in Sectors of Bulgarian Economy in Autumn

The chairperson of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (KNSB) Plamen Dimitrov expects tensions in many sectors of the economy to occur in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2015, Saturday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2521

Bulgaria's C-Bank, State Security Agency to Cooperate on Tackling Crimes

The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) and the State Agency for National Security (DANS) are to cooperate on countering and preventing money laundering and financing of terrorism.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2015, Saturday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2659

Some 10,000 Migrants Have Sought Refuge in Bulgaria This Year

A total of 9,870 migrants have crossed into Bulgaria this year seeking refuge at the specialized centres, the deputy head of Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees Vasil Varbanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 13, 2015, Thursday // 16:11 | Viewed: 3161

Bulgarian Cabinet Allocates BGN 15.8 M for Natural Disaster Relief, Prevention

The Bulgarian government approved on Wednesday the allocation of BGN 15.8 M to cover additional expenses of ministries and transfers to municipalities amounting.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2015, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1607

Bulgaria's Local Elections, Referendum to Be Held October 25

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has set October 25 as the date for both local elections and a referendum on remote electronic voting.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2015, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 2512

Bulgaria 'Cannot Base Economy on Low Salaries' - Social Minister

Bulgaria cannot develop its economy by merely keeping salaries low, Deputy PM and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2015, Monday // 10:41 | Viewed: 2605

Bulgaria's ABV 'Ready for Early Elections'

Left-wing ABV party, which is part of the government, is ready to run in snap elections if these are called, its Deputy Chair has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2015, Monday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1830

Bulgaria's Church Wants Its Opinion on Some Draft Laws to Be Considered

Bulgarian Patriarch Neofit has sent a letter to Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva wherein he demands that bills concerning healthcare, education, morals, and cultural heritage be handed to the Holy Synod for an opinion.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 15:53 | Viewed: 2336

Bulgaria PM Says New Navigation Centers Will Tackle Fuel Smuggling

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has cut the ribbon of a new coast guard navigation center in the Black Sea city of Burgas.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 13:58 | Viewed: 2232

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: 1981

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: 2229

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: 2569

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: 2579

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: 2330

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: 1712

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: 2577

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: 2254

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: 2220

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: 2243