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WSJ: Bulgaria's Govt Shifts toward Populist Economic Policies

The dismissal of Bulgaria's finance minister foreshadows a shift toward more-populist economic policies ahead of national elections set for July, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 809

Bulgarian PM Reappears, Set to Address Media amid Tensions

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his recently appointed deputy, Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova, are to address a press conference on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 601

Bulgarian PM Disappears from Public Space

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, who is known for his frequent media appearances, at least several times a day, is nowhere to be seen for over 70 hours now.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 703

Stunned Bulgarian Ruling Party Issues 'Guidelines' to Media

The press center of ruling Bulgarian party GERB has mistakenly mailed media outlets with guidelines for speaking about the ongoing political crisis in the country.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 19:45 | Viewed: 944

Bulgarian Opposition Urges Cabinet to Resign amid Protests

All of Bulgaria's opposition parties have requested a step down of PM Boyko Borisov's cabinet following huge protests and the resignation of Vice-PM and FinMin Simeon Djankov.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 18:48 | Viewed: 1118

Bulgaria President Backs Protesters, Opposes Snap Elections

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has spoken up against early election and nationalization of power utilities in a special address Monday.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1259

Bulgarian Grain Producers Get Subsidies after FinMin Sacking

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, announced that nearly BGN 1 B will be wired by 3:30 pm Monday to the country's grain producers.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 15:39 | Viewed: 751

Bulgaria Ruling Party Backs Govt, Anti-Govt Protests

The parliamentary group of ruling Bulgarian GERB party has issued a statement of support for PM Boyko Borisov's cabinet, amid huge protests, which the party has also backed.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgarian FinMin Sacked for Delaying Grain Producers Pay

The official grounds for the ousting of Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, is his decision to delay with up to two months the payment of subsidies to grain producers.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1200

FinMin Djankov Is Borisov Cabinet's Scapegoat, Ex Bulgarian PM Deems

The resignation of Bulgaria's Deputy PM and Finance Minister Simeon Djankov on Monday is an attempt to use him as a scapegoat for the failures of the Borisov Cabinet, deems Ivan Kostov, Prime Minister of Bulgaria in 1997-2001 and leader of the rightist De

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1131

Bulgaria's Top Cop to Be Ousted Too - Report

The resignation of Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, is pending, according to unconfirmed reports.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1418

Bulgarian PM Reshuffles Cabinet in Protests Wake

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is going to nominate Regional Minister, Lilyana Pavlova, as his new deputy.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgarian Finance Minister Djankov Resigns

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, has resigned from the post.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 11:25 | Viewed: 2825

Bulgarian Socialists Snub Coalition with Ruling Party GERB

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will never and under no circumstances agree on a coalition with center-right ruling party after the elections in summer, according to BSP MP Rumen Ovcharov.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2013, Saturday // 17:52 | Viewed: 587

Bulgarian Socialists Urge Citizens to Oust GERB Govt, Reclaim State

Bulgarian socialists have stated their support for ousting center-right party GERB from power and implementing a radical left policy during the 48th congress of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) taking place in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2013, Saturday // 15:45 | Viewed: 775

Bulgarian Socialist Party Launches Key Pre-election Congress

The largest opposition party in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Socialist Party, is set to host its 48th congress on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2013, Saturday // 11:51 | Viewed: 737

Bulgarian Ruling Party Would Lose Elections - Polls

For the first time since assuming power in 2009, Bulgarian ruling center-right GERB party has dropped second in opinion polls.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2013, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2064

Bulgaria's New Energy Watchdog Head Admits to Illegal Cigarette Trade

Yuliana Ivanova, the new Chair of Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR), has admitted publicly to being the owner of an online store selling cigarettes illegally.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2013, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1731

Bulgarian Remains Only Language for Election Campaigns

Following an hour-long debate, Bulgarian MPs rejected a proposal to introduce a possibility for interpretation in other languages during election campaigns.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2013, Thursday // 12:23 | Viewed: 769

Sofia Municipal Councilors to Vote 2013 Budget

The Sofia Municipal Council is to review and adopt Sofia's budget for 2013 at a Thursday sitting.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2013, Thursday // 08:21 | Viewed: 613

Bulgaria Eases Citizenship Terms for Foreign Investors

Bulgaria has passed a law that will ease even further the process of granting citizenship to foreign investors in a bid to boost the country's ailing economy.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2013, Wednesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 3513
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