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Bulgarian PM Vows Forestry Act Consensus

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared he is halting the controversial Forestry Act until full consensus is reached.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2012, Monday // 08:15 | Viewed: 591

Bulgarian Govt Blocks Road to Greece to Push Forestry Act

Lyuben Tatarski, MP from Bulgaria's ruling GERB party, was at the helm of Sunday's blockade of the E-79 international road to Greece in support of the controversial new Forestry Act.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2012, Sunday // 18:30 | Viewed: 836

Bulgaria Govt Orchestrates Rallies to Support Controversial Law

Citizens from the Bansko, Razlog and Simitli municipalities of south-western Bulgaria are coming out to protest in support of Bulgaria's controversial and vetoed Forestry Act.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2012, Sunday // 11:26 | Viewed: 748

PM Labels Forestry Act Veto 'Beneficial' for Bulgaria

The veto, imposed by President Rosen Plevneliev on the Forestry Act is a chance to achieve what is best for Bulgaria, Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, now says.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2012, Saturday // 19:27 | Viewed: 883

Bulgarian Interior Minister: Rallies Serve Organized Crime

The discontent of environmentalists has been used to serve political and extremist interests and to an extent even organized crime, says Bulgarian Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2012, Saturday // 18:15 | Viewed: 722

Bulgarian AgriMin Firm behind Controversial Forestry Act

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, has reiterated his firm conviction that the controversial Forestry Act, passed by the Parliament earlier during the week, is beneficial for the country and its citizens.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2012, Saturday // 17:06 | Viewed: 894

Bulgarian President Vetoes Entire Forestry Act

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, imposed Saturday a veto on the entire text of the controversial Forestry Act, passed by the Parliament earlier during the week.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2012, Saturday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1700

Bulgarian Right Wing Asks AgriMin Ousting over Forestry Act

The right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria party, DSB, demanded Saturday the resignation of Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, over the controversial Forestry Act.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2012, Saturday // 12:49 | Viewed: 509

Relocation of Bulgarian State Bodies to Use Up BGN 120 M

Plans of the Borisov Cabinet to relocate state agencies and bodies away from Sofia will cost at least BGN 120 M, according to representatives of the National Revenue Agency (NRA) and the Customs Agency.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2012, Friday // 13:58 | Viewed: 549

Bulgarian President Vetoes Judiciary Act Amendments

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has imposed a veto on a set of amendments to the Judiciary Act, according to a press statement issued by the President's Office on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2012, Friday // 10:11 | Viewed: 845

Bulgaria PM Makes U-Turn on Amendments to Judiciary Act

Slightly after the adoption of amendments to the Judiciary Act, Prime Minister and leader of center-right ruling party GERB Boyko Borisov made a U-turn on the matter, encouraging President Rosen Plevneliev to impose a veto.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 16:21 | Viewed: 15277

PM: No Rallies Will Stop Us from Advancing Bulgarian Tourism

The Forestry Act is indeed lobbyist, but for the benefit of snowboarders and skiers and all winter sports lovers, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 14:45 | Viewed: 787

Bulgaria's Ruling Party Approval Ratings Erode - Poll

Approval for Bulgaria's ruling center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, continues to erode, according to a recent poll.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 14:00 | Viewed: 919

Mobility Center Opened in Bulgaria's Varna under SEE Mobility Management Project

The first of its kind Mobility Center started work in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna under an EU project.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 13:28 | Viewed: 956

Nationalists Rally against Sofia Mosque Loudspeakers

Two Bulgarian far-right nationalist parties - Ataka (Attack) and VMRO staged Thursday the latest protest against the volume of the loudspeakers of Sofia's Banya Bashi mosque.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1605

Bulgarian Right Wing Demands Veto on Forestry Act

Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, is going to approach President, Rosen Plevneliev, with a request to veto the controversial Forestry Act, passed by the Parliament Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 12:22 | Viewed: 530

Bulgarian Left Wing Alerts EC about Controversial Forestry Act

The opposition left-wing Coalition for Bulgaria is going to notify the European Commission about the amendments to the Forestry Act, passed by the Parliament Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 11:03 | Viewed: 620

Bulgaria's Ex Defense Minister Acquitted of Malfeasance

The Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) has cleared former Defense Minister Nikolay Tsonev of malfeasance charges for alleged crimes committed in 1999.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 20:47 | Viewed: 831

Bulgarian Socialists Call for Inquiry Committee on Wiretapping Abuse

Bulgarian socialists will table a proposal next week for the creation of a parliamentary inquiry committee tasked with investigating abuse of data obtained via special surveillance devices for political purposes.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 692

Bulgarian Far-Right to Stage New Protest against 'Loud' Sofia Mosque

Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party is to stage a new protest against volume of the loudspeakers in Sofia's Banya Bashi mosque, it has been announced.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1104

Bulgarian MPs Pass Controversial Forestry Act

The Bulgarian Parliament passed definitively Wednesday the controversial Forestry Act, allowing construction of ski tracks and lifts without changing the status of the land.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 641