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Bulgarian Right Wing Head: Court Hinders Lukoil Probe

The Court is obstructing the probe if Lukoil Neftohim is involved in Value Added Tax (VAT) and excise draining and in tax evasion.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2011, Friday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1429

Bulgarian Customs Agency Head Expects Lukoil Court Battle to Drag On

Bulgarian Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has said that he expects the Lukoil case to drag on for a very long time.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2011, Thursday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1191

Bulgarian Ombudsman Calls for Fair Administration of Garbage Fee

Bulgarian Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev has vowed to seek a suspension of the current garbage fee calculation method involving the property's taxable value.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2011, Thursday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgaria Top Court: No Halt to Operations for Lukoil

Bulgaria's top court upheld Wednesday a previous ruling providing that the Lukoil Neftochim should stay in operation until the legality of its revoked tax warehouse operator license is finally decided.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1751

Bulgarian Socialists Seek to Regain Ownership of Buzludzha Monument

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has submitted a petition, calling for the free-of-charge transfer of ownership of the Buzludzha monument, which is currently state property.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 2310

Lukoil License Saga Boosts Bulgarian PM Ratings

Every second Bulgarian (53%) approves of the decision of the Bulgarian Customs Agency to revoke the license of the Lukoil Bulgaria company to operate excise fuel storage facilities.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1517

Bulgarian Creator of Torrent Tracker Faces Court

 Pre-trial proceedings for an offense against intellectual property have been opened against a 31-year-old citizen of the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1948

Controversial Sofia Court Head Drops Property Case

Vladimira Yaneva, the controversially appointed head of the Sofia City Court (SCC) boasting a family friendship with Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has withdrawn from the notorious Sofia Properties case.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1669

Bulgarian Interior: EU Funding Wrongly Listed as Donations

Donations received by the Bulgarian Interior Ministry in the first half of 2011 amount to BGN 3 871 000 or 40% less, compared to the same period of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1713

Sofia to Defend Garbage Tax before Supreme Court

Sofia Municipality will appeal the decision of Administrative Court Sofia City (ACSC) on household waste tax, according to Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2011, Monday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1726

Bulgarian Police Set New Donations Record

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry has set a new record of donations, collecting another BGN 9 M in the second quarter of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2011, Monday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1867

Bulgaria's Whistle-Blowing Traffic Cop Faces Court Trial

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry is set to file a Court claim against traffic police officer, Konstantin Ivanov, who revealed the umbrella policy of the institution towards traffic violations committed by its donors.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2011, Sunday // 13:44 | Viewed: 2371

Notorious Bulgarian Ethnic Turk Stages Pre-Election Circus

The sidewalk in front of the office of Bulgaria's Central Election Committee, CEC, became Friday the witness of a real crowd of presidential hopefuls wishing to register.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2011, Friday // 13:36 | Viewed: 2012

Key Bulgarian Presidential Candidate Challenges PM to Run Against Her

Representatives of the initiative committee that endorses Bulgaria's ex-EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva for President expressed their certainty she would defeat every runner the ruling centrist-right GERB comes up with.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2011, Friday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1241

Bulgarian PM Hints He Might Enter Presidential Race

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, offered yet another controversial statement regarding his possible run for the presidential office in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2011, Friday // 11:45 | Viewed: 1386

Bulgaria's Electoral Body Starts Accepting Presidential Bids

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) starts accepting registration documents of political parties, coalitions and initiative committees for the presidential elections on August 05.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2011, Thursday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1165

Traffic Police Officer Pressured to Resign After Uncovering Donations Scandal at Bulgarian Interior Ministry

Traffic Police officer Konstantin Ivanov, who revealed the umbrella policy of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry towards traffic violations committed by its donors, has been forced to resign after 20 years on the job.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2011, Thursday // 16:52 | Viewed: 2063

Bulgarian Court Snubs Garbage Tax Formation Principles in Sofia

The Sofia Administrative Court has declared Sofia Municipality's method of calculating garbage tax illegal.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2011, Tuesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1560

Bulgarian Court Suspends Tree Felling Ban in Ex Tsar's Properties

Administrative Court Sofia- District (ACSD) has revoked the tree felling ban in the forests of former Bulgarian Tsar and former Prime Minister, Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his sister Maria-Louisa.

Politics » Domestic | August 1, 2011, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 2127

Bulgarian Socialists Hold Traditional Mount Buzludzha Festivities

The traditional Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) meeting at Mount Buzludzha is being held Saturday, under the motto "After 120 Year – Contemporaries of the Future.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2011, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1795

Bulgarian Interior Ministry to Gradually Phase Out Donations

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has said that the Interior will gradually stop accepting donations.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2011, Friday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1079