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Bulgarian Parliament to Elect New C-Bank Governor

The Bulgarian Parliament will elect at an extraordinary plenary sitting on Tuesday the new governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB).

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2015, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2095

NDK Pavement Renovation Reaches BGN 300

The total value of the renovation works taking place near the National Palace of Culture (NDK) continues to grow.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2015, Monday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1973

Turnout in Bulgaria’s 2015 Local Elections Likely to Top 50% - Poll

Over half of Bulgarian voters are expected to cast ballots in the local elections in October, a survey conducted by Sofia-based Gallup International Balkan showed on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2015, Monday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1713

Bulgaria Deputy PM Warns Delay of Judicial Reform 'Would Be Bad Sign'

Work on reforms in Bulgaria's judicial system should be underway before local elections this autumn, Deputy PM Meglena Kuneva has said.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2015, Sunday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2113

European Human Rights Court Asks Bulgaria to Stop Demolition of Illegal Houses in Garmen

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has asked the Bulgarian government to stop the demolition of illegal dwellings in the Roma neighbourhood of the village of Garmen until housing has not been provided for the vulnerable families.

Politics » Domestic | July 11, 2015, Saturday // 15:53 | Viewed: 3405

Bulgarian Parliament to Elect New Central Bank Governor on July 14

The Bulgarian Parliament will elect the new governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) on July 14.

Politics » Domestic | July 10, 2015, Friday // 11:45 | Viewed: 2192

Bulgaria's Judicial Reform Debates Marked by Tension

The rhetoric exchanged between the executive, magistrates and prosecutors is sharpening amidst a debate on a judicial reform aimed at boosting the efficiency of the justice systems.

Politics » Domestic | July 9, 2015, Thursday // 14:09 | Viewed: 4478

Bulgaria Reports 28.5% Rate of Implementation of Decentralization Measures under 2014 Plan

A report on the implementation of decentralization measures in Bulgaria informs that the program for 2014 was 28.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1653

Bulgarian Police Detains 66 Illegal Immigrants in Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian police officers detained 66 illegal immigrants in downtown Sofia on Monday evening.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1873

New Referendum Law Reviewed in Bulgarian Parliament

Bulgarians will now be able to vote on referendums.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1444

Bulgaria MP Committee Turns Down Constitutional Changes

Lawmakers in the Legal Affairs Committee with Bulgaria's Parliament have rejected constitutional changes supported by the Justice Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 18:13 | Viewed: 4399

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Loses Case for Sitnyakovo Palace at Second Instance Court

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and his sister Maria-Louisa have lost the case for the Sitnyakovo royal residence at the court of second instance, according to a media statement of the Sofia Appellate Court.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 15:05 | Viewed: 4620

Bulgaria 'Should Avail Itself of Developments in Greece'

Bulgaria should be ready to make use of the new situation in Greece, the co-chair of junior coalition partner Reformist Bloc (RB) said on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 14:24 | Viewed: 2000

Bulgaria C-Bank's Outgoing Chair 'Was Reelected Under Pressure' - Former FinMin

Ivan Iskrov had been reelected on his position as a Chair of the Bulgarian National Bank under pressure during the first Boiko Borisov cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 5201

Salaries in Bulgarian Administration Will Not Rise in 2016

Salaries of people emplyed in administrative positions across Bulgaria will not be raised in 2016.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 5130

Bulgarian Interior Ministry to Stage New Protests

Officers from the Bulgarian Interior Ministry are getting ready to stage yet another protest.

Politics » Domestic | July 4, 2015, Saturday // 14:38 | Viewed: 2046

Bulgaria MPs Pass Bill Allowing Expats to Vote in Referendums

Bulgarian lawmakers on Friday passed amendments to grant Bulgarians living abroad the right to vote in referendums held in the country.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2015, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1967

Nationalist Alliance Patriotic Front to Keep Supporting Bulgaria’s Government

Nationalist formation the Patriotic Front (PF) has made clear that it will continue to back the government.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2015, Friday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1736

Bulgaria Needs to Focus Efforts on Completing Motorway Ring – Minister

Bulgaria needs to focus efforts on the completion of the motorway ring so that traffic along smaller roads can be alleviated, according to Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 17:42 | Viewed: 2061

Bulgaria Raises Retirement Age as Part of Pension Reform

The normal retirement age in Bulgaria will gradually rise to reach 65 years for both men and women in 2037, parliament has decided.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 17:35 | Viewed: 2608

Bulgaria Sets Up Animal Police Service

Bulgaria has made its first steps toward the creation of an animal police service, MEP Emil Radev has said.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2278