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Bulgaria's Parliament Puts Off Debates on Budget Overhaul

Lawmakers have decided to postpone discussions on budget act amendments proposed by the government, MPs say.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 977

Bulgarian Parliament Passes Tougher Driving Under Influence Penalties

Bulgaria's Parliament adopted at first reading amendments to the Criminal Code, for increased penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1236

Bulgarian MPs Approve Tough Measures for False Bank Info

Lawmakers are due to have a first-reading say on changes to the Penal Code envisaging up to 10 years of imprisonment for spreading misleading information on banks.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1323

Political Consultations on Bulgaria's KTB Affair Kick Off

Leaders of political parties have arrived at Bulgaria's Presidency to attend consultations with head of state Rosen Plevneliev over the latest developments in the banking sector.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2014, Monday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1439

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev Holds Financial Consultations

President Rosen Plevneliev will hold consultations with the parliamentary represented political parties and the executive power on the financial situation in Bulgaria, Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2014, Monday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1621

Korneliya Ninova Also in Bulgarian Socialist Party Chairperson Race

Lawmaker Korneliya Ninova has said she is to place her bid for the presidency of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2014, Sunday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1714

Mihail Mikov Blames BNB, Parliament For the KTB Crisis

Bulgaria's Speaker of Parliament Mihail Mikov blamed the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) and Parliament for the crisis with the Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB).

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2014, Saturday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1519

President Plevneliev Calls In Consultations On Financial Situation

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev calls on Monday consultations on the financial situation in the country, said the President's press office.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2014, Saturday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1461

Nine Russian Millionaires Granted Bulgarian Citizenship in 2013

Nine Russian citizens, each of whom has invested over BGN 1M in Bulgaria have requested to receive Bulgarian citizenship in 2013.

Politics » Domestic | July 11, 2014, Friday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1444

Bulgarian Opposition MP Deposits His Resignation

Georgi Elenkov, a lawmaker from center-right GERB, has decided to step down.

Politics » Domestic | July 11, 2014, Friday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1131

Parliamentary Represented Parties Reach Agreement, Go Back To Work

The parliamentary represented parties, minus Ataka, reached an agreement on the priorities in the remaining days of the outgoing parliament and will not boycott its work.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2014, Tuesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1348

PM Oresharski: Bulgaria's Main Indicators Are Fine

The main macroeconomic and financial indicators of Bulgaria are not worse than last year, according to Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, quoted by his press office.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2014, Tuesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1156

Parliamentary Represented Parties to Discuss Priorities

The whips of Bulgaria's parliamentary groups will have a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the priorities in the remaining days of the outgoing parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2014, Tuesday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1049

GERB to Return to Parliament 'if MPs Update Budget'

Bulgaria's opposition GERB would end its boycott of Parliament if ruling-party lawmakers agree to review the 2014 budget, a message to Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov shows.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2014, Monday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1191

Bulgaria's Customs Collect BGN 350M Less Than Forecast in Q1 2014

Bulgaria's Customs Agency has recorded a total of BGN 350M underperformance from VAT and excise duty revenue compared to the monthly estimates set by the treasury in Q1 2014.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2014, Monday // 14:55 | Viewed: 994

President Plevneliev Urges Outgoing Parliament to Review Budget

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has called on Parliament, which is to dissolve August 6, to initiate an urgent revision of the budget for 2014.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2014, Monday // 11:42 | Viewed: 1390

Energy Minister Appointed Deputy Chair of Bulgarian Socialist Party

Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev has been appointed member of the Executive Bureau of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and Deputy Chair of the BSP National Council.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2014, Saturday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1235

Stanishev to Give Up Post of Bulgarian Socialist Party Chair July 27

Sergey Stanishev has announced that the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) is to adopt a new platform and elect a new Chair at its congress on July 27.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2014, Saturday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1947

Bulgaria PM Expects Pronounced Economic Growth by end-2014

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has expressed optimism that 2014 may be the first year with a more pronounced economic growth after five years of economic depression.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2014, Saturday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1084

Trade Union Insists on Swift Adoption of Laws before Early Elections

The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) has insisted on the urgent adoption of key laws before the dissolution of Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 4, 2014, Friday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1010

Bulgarian Interior Minister Refers Predecessor to Prosecutor's Office

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has submitted a tip-off to the prosecuting authority against his predecessor Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 4, 2014, Friday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1065
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