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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: 2250

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

Bulgarian Parliament to Elect New Ombudsman

The Bulgarian Parliament is to hold an election of the country's new ombudsman on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 07:55 | Viewed: 2005

Bulgarian Parliament Approves Pension Reform at Second Reading

The Bulgarian Parliament approved at second reading on Tuesday the amendments to the Social Insurance Code.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2236

Bulgarian President Criticises Parliament for Ignoring Citizens' Will

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said on Tuesday that the decision of the parliament to include only the question on electronic voting in the forthcoming referendum, did not take into full account the will of the nation to define the rules on the elec

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 18:56 | Viewed: 2016

Bulgarian MPs Decide Only Question on E-Voting to Appear on Referendum

The referendum, which has been proposed by Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, will feature only the question concerning the introduction of remote electronic voting.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 17:42 | Viewed: 2373

Bulgarian Deputy PM: Anticorruption, Judicial Reform Are Two Sides of Same Coin

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva said on Tuesday that the fight against corruption and the judicial reform represented the two sides of the same coin.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 2006

Reform of Voting Rules, Judiciary Key to Solving Bulgaria's Problems – President

Nearly all of Bulgaria's problems have their origin in the judicial system and electoral law, President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1850

Bulgaria’s President to Present Referendum Questions in Parliament

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev will present his proposal for referendum questions on election legislation on Tuesday in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 07:35 | Viewed: 1788

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Officials to Hold Protest in Downtown Sofia

Officials of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry from all over the country are expected to gather at a protest, which will take place in Sofia on Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 12:39 | Viewed: 2671

Three Quarters of Bulgarian MPs Submit Draft to Change Constitution

Proposed changes to Bulgaria’s constitution meant to push forward a reform of the judicial system have been backed by 75% of the members of parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2015, Friday // 19:09 | Viewed: 2606

Protests to Continue as Bulgarian MPs Table Joint Project for Judicial Reform

Two protests will take place in front of the parliament building, as Bulgarian MPs are to debate the judicial reform on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2015, Friday // 09:33 | Viewed: 2188

Bulgarian PM Foresees Accession to Schengen Area in October

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov pointed to the importance of the consensus on the judicial reform, which was reached by most of the parliamentary represented parties on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2015, Friday // 08:04 | Viewed: 3639

Bulgarian Political Leaders Agree on Joint Project to Change Constitution

Political parties in Bulgaria’s parliament have agreed to submit a joint project for changing the constitution to move forward with reform of the judiciary.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2674

Bulgarian MPs to Hear Candidates for Ombudsman, C-Bank Deputy Governors

Two committees of the Bulgarian Parliament will hold on Thursday hearings of the candidates for ombudsman and deputy governors of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB).

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2847

President: Bulgaria Has No Time To Waste as Regards Judicial Reform

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has urged MPs to back the set of proposed amendments to the Constitution on Friday so that the implementation of the judicial reform is not delayed further.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 08:44 | Viewed: 2045

Bulgaria's Two Largest Parties Fail to Reach Agreement on Changes to Constitution

The two largest parties represented in the Bulgarian parliament – GERB and BSP failed to reach an agreement on the tabled constitutional amendments.

Politics » Domestic | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 10:08 | Viewed: 2604

Two Protests Call for Genuine Judicial Reform in Downtown Sofia

Two protests calling for genuine judicial reform are taking place near the building of the Bulgarian Parliament on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 09:14 | Viewed: 2254

Bulgaria's GERB, BSP to Seek Consensus on Constitutional Amendments

The talks on garnering parliamentary majority for the amendments to the Bulgarian constitution will continue on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 2268

Bulgarian Parliament Lowers Threshold for Initiating Referendum

The Bulgarian Parliament adopted at second reading on Tuesday the amendments to the law on direct participation of citizens in the government.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2015, Tuesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1747