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Bulgarian PM Fulfilled Less Than 10% of His Promises since Taking Over - Site

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made a total of 228 promises since assuming office back in 2009, fulfilling 27 of them, according to an NGO.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 835

Bulgaria's National Security Deputy Chief Released from Post

The Deputy Chief of Bulgaria's National Security Services, NSO, Brigadier General Stoyan Tomchev, has been released from his post and from all military duties.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1377

Bulgarians Get Small Cash Compensations for Quake Damage

People who sustained property damage from the 5.9 magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake that shook western Bulgaria on May 22 will receive a onetime compensation of BGN 325 starting Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 694

Bulgaria Has Alarmingly Low Share of Young Entrepreneurs - President

Bulgarian youths are the last to enter the labor market in Europe, the main reason being their lack of hands-on experience, according to Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 813

Borisov: Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Leader Losing Ground, Panicking

Bulgarian ethnic Turkish leader Ahmed Dogan is panicking as he is rapidly losing political ground, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | May 28, 2012, Monday // 17:02 | Viewed: 989

Earthquake Damages in Bulgaria's Sofia Estimated at BGN 1.3 M

The damages caused by the 5.8-6.0-magnitude earthquake in the Bulgarian capital Sofia are estimated at BGN 1.3 M, announced Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Politics » Domestic | May 28, 2012, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 2923

Bulgaria's Energy Sector Sees Further Reshuffling

The head of Bulgaria's Sustainable Energy Development Agency Kolyo Kolev has been dismissed, the economy and energy minister announced on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | May 28, 2012, Monday // 15:20 | Viewed: 864

Bulgarian Customs Agency Head to Root Out Political Appointments

Political appointments at the Customs Agency are over, according to Customs Agency chief Vanyo Tanov.

Politics » Domestic | May 28, 2012, Monday // 12:23 | Viewed: 532

Stray Dogs Attack German Citizen in Sofia's Lyulin Quarter

A pack of stray dogs has attacked a German citizen of Turkish origin in Sofia's Lyulin residential district.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2012, Sunday // 14:38 | Viewed: 1109

Bulgaria Detains 2 Afghans Hidden in Double-Bottom Trailer

Bulgarian border police have detained a Greek citizen and two Afghan nationals hidden in a freight truck.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2012, Sunday // 11:29 | Viewed: 552

Failing to Pay Wages Not Criminal Offence - Bulgarian Parliamentary Chair

Bulgarian Parliamentary Chair Tsetska Tsacheva believes that employers who fail to pay their employees' wages in time should not face criminal trials.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2012, Saturday // 18:13 | Viewed: 552

Ethnic Turkish Leader Bodes Stalemate after Bulgaria's 2013 Elections

Bulgaria's 2013 general elections may result in a Greece-like stalemate, with no party willing to form a cabinet, according to Ahmed Dogan, leader of Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2012, Saturday // 17:05 | Viewed: 644

Dozens of Bodies Inspecting Bulgaria's Quake-Hit City

A total of 55 emergency committees have started assessing the condition of buildings in the Southwestern Bulgarian town of Pernik that was jolted by a 5.9 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2012, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 648

Bulgaria's Buildings to Have Seismic Passports by 2016, Govt Says

Large buildings in Bulgaria are to have technical passports by 2014 and all other buildings by 2016, according to Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2012, Friday // 15:51 | Viewed: 983

Bulgarian Govt Grants BGN 325 in Aid to Quake-Affected Families

Each Bulgarian household affected by the 5.8-6.0 magnitude earthquake in Western Bulgaria on Tuesday will receive a one-time aid allowance of BGN 325 from the government, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced.

Politics » Domestic | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 19:12 | Viewed: 634

Pernik Quake Caused Hundreds of Millions Worth of Damage - Mayor

The 5.8 magnitude earthquake that shook the Bulgarian city of Pernik on Tuesday has caused hundreds of millions of BGN worth of damage, according to the city's Mayor, Rositsa Yanakieva.

Politics » Domestic | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 866

Bulgarian Govt Forms New Body for Disaster Protection

Bulgaria's government has established a consultative council that is supposed to help it form national policies for protection against disasters.

Politics » Domestic | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 354

FinMin to Inform Bulgarian MPs on Post-Quake Measures

Bulgarian Finance Minister and Deputy PM Simeon Djankov is to inform the Parliament about the measures undertaken by the cabinet in the aftermath of the earthquake that shook the country Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 262

Bulgarian PM Visits Quake-Hit Region

The high school and middle school matriculation exams in Bulgaria's western region of Pernik have been postponed from Wednesday, May 23 to May 29, in the aftermath of the strong earthquake that hit Tuesday morning.

Politics » Domestic | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 423

Bulgarian Govt Reassures Nation after 5.9-Magnitude Earthquake

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov spoke to journalists early on Tuesday to alleviate fears after the strong earthquake that hit Sofia and its surroundings.

Politics » Domestic | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 08:16 | Viewed: 1001

Bulgarian Deputy EconMin Released from Duty

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has released from her duty the Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Zhulieta Hubenova.

Politics » Domestic | May 21, 2012, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1020