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Bulgarian Parliament Moves to Cap Enforcement Agent Fees

The fees charged by private enforcement agents (PEAs) will be capped, most probably at 10% of the amount of the debt, according to legal amendments passed at first reading in Parliament on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 13:03 | Viewed: 444

Bulgaria's Far-Right Enraged over Scrapped Belene NPP

Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party has expressed its disappointment over the government's decision to quit the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 16:46 | Viewed: 640

Bulgarian President Cares for 'The Big Picture', Not Belene NPP

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has stated that he is not interested in "particular projects", referring to the fate of his country's potential second nuclear power plant in Belene.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 618

Bulgaria Illegal Assets Law to Target Parties Too - Report

Bulgaria's long-delayed bill authorizing widespread confiscation of illegal assets will probe the financing of parties, as well as participants in public procurements, insiders say.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 737

Belene NPP Crucial for Bulgaria's Next Coalition Govt - Right-Winger

Bulgaria's right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party will only agree to a coalition with ruling centrist-right GERB if it scraps the Bulgarian-Russian Belene nuclear power plant project, it has been made clear.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 519

Ruling Party MP to Head Bulgarian Health Fund

Bulgarian ruling GERB party MP Plamen Tsekov is the most probable next head of Bulgaria's National Health Insurance Funds (NZOK), according to reports.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2012, Tuesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 613

Ex EU Commissioner: Bulgarian Govt Cannot Afford to Play Game of Early Elections

The GERB government should not waste time playing games of early elections but should focus on improving the living standards in the country, according to former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2012, Tuesday // 13:14 | Viewed: 663

Director of Large Taxpayers Tax Directorate in Bulgaria Dismissed

Sfetan Trichkov, Director of the Large Taxpayers and Insurers Territorial Directorate of the National Revenue Agency (NRA), was dismissed Monday by the NRA CEO.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2012, Monday // 17:22 | Viewed: 771

Bulgaria's Socialist Leaders Shoot One Another in Hit YouTube Video

Bulgaria's Socialist Party leaders who are now battling for the chairmanship – ex President Georgi Parvanov and ex PM Sergei Stanishev – have ended up dueling in a hit YouTube video.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2012, Monday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1141

Bulgaria's Turkish Leader: Morals in Politics Are Detrimental

Striving for morals in politics is detrimental for the State, according to Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish leader, Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2012, Monday // 11:16 | Viewed: 834

Spaska Mitrova Joins Bulgaria's New Nationalist Party

Bulgarian mother, Spaska Mitrova, who was thrown in Macedonian jail for three months in 2009 for preventing her former husband from meeting their child, has joined the new party of MEP, Dimitar Stoyanov.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2012, Monday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1059

Bulgarian PM to Resign if MPs Don't Pass Illegal Assets Law

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said he will immediately file the resignation of his cabinet if the Bulgarian Parliament does not pass a controversial law on forfeiture of assets with unclarified origin.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1325

Bidders to Head Bulgarian Socialists Clash on Election Method

Bulgarian ex-President and contender for Socialist Party leader Georgi Parvanov has suggested that the party's next leader be elected on an open vote by all party members.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 18:10 | Viewed: 591

Bulgaria ex-PM Set to Solve Theseus' Paradox

Former Bulgarian PM Reneta Indzhova, who was recently appointed head of Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute, likened her new job to mending the Ship of Theseus.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 17:35 | Viewed: 610

Bulgarian Ex-President: Successor Yet to Confront Cabinet

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has striken an active figure during his first months in term, commented predecessor Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 16:17 | Viewed: 599

Bulgarian MEP Stoyanov Founds New Nationalist Party

Bulgarian MEP Dimitar Stoyanov, together with fellow MPs who left nationalist Ataka party, founded Sunday a new political party in Bulgaria, the National Democratic Party.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 14:41 | Viewed: 2728

Bulgarian Socialists Flex Muscles for Congress

The upcoming Bulgarian Socialist Party congress in May is important not only for the party, but for Bulgaria as a whole, said socialist leader Sergey Stanishev Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 14:20 | Viewed: 799

Bulgarian Nationalists Rally against Romania, Dissenters, Govt

A protest was carried out in front of the Romanian embassy in Sofia by Bulgarian nationalist Ataka party, who rallied against claims by Romania on a disputed Black Sea economic zone segment.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1230

Bulgarian Right-Wingers Outraged with New Owner of Gorubso Mines

Bulgarian right-wing party Union of Democratic Forces has criticized the news that businessman Nikolay Valkanov is taking over the concession of the Gorubso Madan metal mines.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2012, Saturday // 18:38 | Viewed: 864

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Lashes Out at Dissenters

Volen Siderov, leader of the far-right Bulgarian Ataka party, has condemned the new political formation that is to be created on Sunday by former Ataka members.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2012, Saturday // 16:38 | Viewed: 667

Sacked Bulgarian EconMin Strikes Back at PM

Bulgaria's recently dismissed Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, says he is ready to face Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, to discuss the latter's accusations towards him.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2012, Saturday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1081