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Bulgaria Ex-EU Commissioner Goes for New Party on Europe Day

Former European Commissioner and former Bulgarian Presidential runner Meglena Kuneva announced officially the transformation of her civic movement to a political party on Europe day, May 9.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2012, Wednesday // 13:54 | Viewed: 1018

Bulgarian Ex-EU Commissioner to Found New Party Wednesday - Report

Former European Commissioner and former Bulgarian Presidential runner Meglena Kuneva is set to announce the transformation of her civic movement to a political party on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 991

GERB Still Bulgaria's Leading Party Despite Disappointment - Poll

A total of 26.1% of all Bulgarians would vote for ruling centrist-right GERB party if general elections were to take place now, according to a poll conducted by the Mediana agency.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 852

Former Bulgarian President Withdraws Support from Rightist Coalition

Former Bulgarian President Petar Stoyanov, one of the emblematic figures of the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) and the country's transition to democracy, has said he will not vote for a coalition uniting the UDF and the Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DS

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 727

Ex Bulgarian President Awarded International Drug Smuggler

Former Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, has bestowed a State order to an international illegal drugs dealer.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1060

Bulgaria's President Demands e-Govt Agency on His 100th Day

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has demanded that a single state agency be set up in order to be in charge of the development of the long anticipated but apparently highly elusive e-government services.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2012, Monday // 16:49 | Viewed: 585

Bulgaria's Biggest Black Sea Cities Vie to Host Fisheries Watchdog

The municipal administration in the southern Black Sea city of Burgas has insisted that the Executive Agency on Fisheries and Aquaculture (EAFA) should be moved to Burgas rather than Varna.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2012, Monday // 15:12 | Viewed: 730

Bulgarian Vice President Granted 1st Pardon

Bulgaria's Vice President Margarita Popova has granted a first and one single pardon since the beginning of her term in office.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2012, Monday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1086

Bulgarian President Accounts for 1st 100 Days in Office

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, is giving Monday an account for the activities of his institution during the first 100 days since taking the oath of office.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2012, Monday // 10:02 | Viewed: 536

Socialist Leader: More GERB Rule Will Ruin Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Socialist Party has the responsiblity to act out quick and muster forces to oust ruling center-right GERB from power for the good of Bulgaria, argued leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2012, Saturday // 15:26 | Viewed: 670

FinMin: Bulgaria's GERB Plan Long Future in Rule

Bulgaria's ruling center-right GERB party plans to be in government well ahead in the future, and cabinet plans extend beyond the end of the mandate in 2013, said Bulgarian Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2012, Saturday // 14:30 | Viewed: 669

Bulgarian President Contemplates Corridors to Togetherness

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has welcomed the first visitors to the day of open doors at Bulgaria's Presidency in central Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2012, Saturday // 11:55 | Viewed: 739

Bulgarian President Holds Open Doors Day

Saturday is a day of open doors at Bulgaria's President's Office during which citizens will be able to freely enter and view the premises and gain insight into the institution's functioning.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2012, Saturday // 10:50 | Viewed: 509

PM Brags about Increasing Life Expectancy of Bulgarians

For the last three years since the center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, has been in power, the average life expectancy in Bulgaria went up by one year.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2012, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgarian MPs Turn Confiscation Bill into Law

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, thanked late Thursday evening the Members of the Parliament from his ruling party GERB for turning the controversial bill authorizing confiscation of illegal assets into law.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2012, Friday // 08:53 | Viewed: 975

Bulgarian MPs Pass More of Confiscation Bill at Midnight

Bulgaria's ruling majority in the Parliament has adopted another part of a controversial bill authorizing confiscation of illegal assets at midnight Wednesday and the debates are continuing full force Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 694

Bulgaria to Relocate 2 Ministries to Plovdiv by September

Bulgaria will move its Agriculture Ministry and the tourism unit of the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism to the country's second largest city of Plovdiv by September 2012, a local official has stated.

Politics » Domestic | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 13:16 | Viewed: 674

Bulgaria Seeks Investor for Romania-Turkey Road

Bulgaria will seek public-private partnership for the construction of the Ruse-Veliko Tarnovo-Svilengrad-Istanbul fast toll road, according to Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova

Politics » Domestic | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1270

Bulgarian Trade Unionists Welcome Finance Minister with Boos

Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has argued that an increase in pensions and salaries in the public sector in 2013 is achievable, provided that all efforts are concentrated on the task.

Politics » Domestic | May 2, 2012, Wednesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 879

Stanishev ahead of Parvanov in Bulgarian Socialists' Leadership Battle

Ex Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev appears to be in a stronger position to retain the leadership of the Bulgarian Socialist Party vis-a-vis former President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | May 2, 2012, Wednesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 791

Bulgaria to Move 20 Govt Agencies Away form Capital

Bulgaria will move around 20 government agencies away from the capital Sofia by the summer of 2013, the country's Finance Minister Simeon Djankov said Wednesday, elaborating on a move already announced by the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | May 2, 2012, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 859