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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: 1281

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: 885

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: 860

Bulgarian PM: May 1 Is for Real Workers, Not Whiny Socialists

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov slammed an anti-government rally carried out Tuesday, and at the same time honored May 1, International Labor day

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2012, Tuesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1011

Socialists: GERB Makes Bulgaria Home to Ugly Records

Over 5,000 supporters of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party have assembled on a Day of Rage rally against the cabinet of center-right GERB party Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2012, Tuesday // 12:45 | Viewed: 973

Bulgarian Socialists Rally for 'Day of Rage' on May 1

People are assembling Tuesday in front of Parliament in Sofia for a protest rally against the center-right GERB cabinet organized by the main opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2012, Tuesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 600

Son of Gunned Down Bulgarian PM Enters Politics

Karlo Lukanov, the son of former Bulgarian Prime Minister Andrey Lukanov, is entering the executive council of a Bulgarian political party called United Social Democracy.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2012, Monday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1213

President Plevneliev to Meet Bulgarian Diaspora in Chicago

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will meet Bulgarians living in Chicago and its surroundings on May 19.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2012, Monday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1079

Bulgarian Socialists to Stage Protest against Govt's Failed Social Policy

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will stage a protest against "the policy of robbing the people" pursued by center-right ruling party GERB on May 1, the International Workers' Day, according to BSP leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2012, Monday // 10:07 | Viewed: 575

Bulgaria to Move Several Govt Agencies Away from Capital

Several central government agencies in Bulgaria will no longer operate from Sofia, but will be based in other cities, revealed Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2012, Sunday // 18:42 | Viewed: 1001

PES Leader Announces 'Day of Wrath' in Bulgaria

Bulgarians will go out on a large-scale protest against government policy on May 1, stated Party of European Socialists and Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2012, Sunday // 15:42 | Viewed: 713

Bulgaria to Move Tourism Agency to Plovdiv

The Tourism Unit of Bulgaria's Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism will be moved to second-larges city Plovdiv from capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2012, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 929

9517 Bulgarians Gave Up on Bulgaria in 2011 - Official Data

In 2011, a total of 9517 people declared a change of their current address in Bulgaria with an address abroad, according to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2012, Friday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria Passes Controversial Illegal Assets Law in Dark of Night

Bulgaria's ruling majority in parliament adopted part of a controversial bill authorizing confiscation of illegal assets minutes before midnight on Thursday, surprisingly banning anonymous tip-offs.

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2012, Friday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1751

Bulgaria's New Nationalist Formation Ends Up Stillborn

Bulgaria's "National Democratic Party", which has been initiated by MEP Dimitar Stoyanov and his mother Kapka Siderova, has ended up still born.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2012, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 995

Bulgarian PM Extremely Disappointed with Anti-Corruption Unit's Work

Bulgarian Prime Minister has expressed strong criticism towards the work of the country's Center for Prevention of Organized Crime and Corruption (BORKOR).

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2012, Thursday // 15:32 | Viewed: 820

Bulgaria's President, Govt Move to Relocate Institutions to Provinces

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has supported an initiative of Finance Minister Simeon Djankov to move the headquarters of some state institutions outside of the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2012, Thursday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1032

Party of Bulgaria's Ex PM Kostov Hit by Wave of Defectors

The right-wing party of former Prime Minister Ivan Kostov has seen another batch of members quit.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2012, Wednesday // 12:39 | Viewed: 811

Bulgaria Ups Highway Speed Limit in Controversial Move

Bulgaria's MPs have approved at first reading proposed legislative amendments that allow the country's highway speed limit to grow from 130 km/h to 140 km/h (87 mph).

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2012, Wednesday // 07:39 | Viewed: 1306

Deputy Chair of Bulgaria's Financial Supervision Commission Resigns

Dimana Rankova, Deputy Chair of the Financial Supervision Commission (FSC) in charge of the Investment Activity Supervision unit, has resigned.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2012, Tuesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 570