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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: 1811

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: 1317

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: 1107

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: 1356

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: 1400

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: 1187

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: 1873

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: 1359

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: 1241

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: 1832

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: 1103

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: 1189

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: 868

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: 748

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: 791

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: 1006

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: 1142

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: 863

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: 1299

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: 2470

Bulgaria's Government 'Was Led by People's Interest' - Oresharski

The outgoing Bulgarian cabinet's actions were led by the benefit of the people, though everyday resistance was not insignificant, Plamen Oresharski said.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 11:43 | Viewed: 908
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