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Bulgaria Has Better Financial Outlook for 2016, PM Says

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has insisted that higher state revenues over the past months suggest next year will be better in budgetary terms.

Politics » Domestic | August 22, 2015, Saturday // 14:12 | Viewed: 3415

Bulgaria's Deputy PM Warns of 'Surprising Inspections' at Fuel Stations

Part of forthcoming inspections at petrol stations will be surprising so that the state performs successfully its functions in the fuel market, Deputy Prime Minister Domislav Donchev has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 22, 2015, Saturday // 12:29 | Viewed: 3559

Customs Agency Head Hints at Existence of Fuel Cartel in Bulgaria

The head of the Bulgarian Customs Agency Vanyo Tanov hinted on Friday at the possible existence of price cartel between the petrol stations in the country.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2015, Friday // 13:08 | Viewed: 4122

Authorities Start Razing Illegal Roma Buildings in Bulgaria's Varna

Sixty-one illegally built dwellings in the Roma ghetto of Maksuda, Varna (in NE Bulgaria) are to be demolished starting Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2349

Bulgarian PM Calls for Imposing Stricter Control on Petrol Stations

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov called for urgent measures imposing stricter control on the trade with fuels after an inspection last week established serious violations by petrol stations.

Politics » Domestic | August 19, 2015, Wednesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2084

Bulgaria Has Readiness to Deal with Increasing Migratory Pressure

The State Agency for Refugees assured that it has readiness to deal with the increasing migratory pressure towards Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 3995

Mayor of Bulgaria's Varna Prohibits Drinking Alcohol in Public

The mayor of Varna Ivan Portnih has issued a ban on the consumption of alcohol at outdoor public spaces on the territory of the Bulgarian Black Sea capital and the nearby resorts.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2015, Monday // 19:04 | Viewed: 2949

Trade Union Leader Foresees Tensions in Sectors of Bulgarian Economy in Autumn

The chairperson of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (KNSB) Plamen Dimitrov expects tensions in many sectors of the economy to occur in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2015, Saturday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2578

Bulgaria's C-Bank, State Security Agency to Cooperate on Tackling Crimes

The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) and the State Agency for National Security (DANS) are to cooperate on countering and preventing money laundering and financing of terrorism.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2015, Saturday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2738

Some 10,000 Migrants Have Sought Refuge in Bulgaria This Year

A total of 9,870 migrants have crossed into Bulgaria this year seeking refuge at the specialized centres, the deputy head of Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees Vasil Varbanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 13, 2015, Thursday // 16:11 | Viewed: 3262

Bulgarian Cabinet Allocates BGN 15.8 M for Natural Disaster Relief, Prevention

The Bulgarian government approved on Wednesday the allocation of BGN 15.8 M to cover additional expenses of ministries and transfers to municipalities amounting.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2015, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1625

Bulgaria's Local Elections, Referendum to Be Held October 25

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has set October 25 as the date for both local elections and a referendum on remote electronic voting.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2015, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 2825

Bulgaria 'Cannot Base Economy on Low Salaries' - Social Minister

Bulgaria cannot develop its economy by merely keeping salaries low, Deputy PM and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2015, Monday // 10:41 | Viewed: 2635

Bulgaria's ABV 'Ready for Early Elections'

Left-wing ABV party, which is part of the government, is ready to run in snap elections if these are called, its Deputy Chair has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2015, Monday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1849

Bulgaria's Church Wants Its Opinion on Some Draft Laws to Be Considered

Bulgarian Patriarch Neofit has sent a letter to Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva wherein he demands that bills concerning healthcare, education, morals, and cultural heritage be handed to the Holy Synod for an opinion.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 15:53 | Viewed: 2364

Bulgaria PM Says New Navigation Centers Will Tackle Fuel Smuggling

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has cut the ribbon of a new coast guard navigation center in the Black Sea city of Burgas.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 13:58 | Viewed: 2244

Bulgaria’s Tax Agency to Extend Media Sector Inspections to Online Editions

Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency (NRA) said on Monday it will likely widen the scope of its financial inspections of media outlets to include online editions.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 2012

Bulgarian Tax Authorities Inspecting Print Media

All print media outlets are going through inspections concerning their financial activities over the last five years, the National Revenue Agency (NRA) has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 3, 2015, Monday // 14:05 | Viewed: 2318

Bulgaria's 6th Largest Parliament Group Dissolved

The sixth-biggest group in Bulgaria's Parliament dissolved itself on Friday after five of the MPs belonging to it submitted requests to leave it.

Politics » Domestic | August 1, 2015, Saturday // 08:40 | Viewed: 2614

Rejection of Referendum Questions 'Blow to Half Million Citizens' - Bulgarian President

Direct democracy will happen in Bulgaria sooner or later, President Rosen Plevneliev said in a Friday interview.

Politics » Domestic | August 1, 2015, Saturday // 07:52 | Viewed: 2604

Bill on Establishing Single Anti-Corruption Unit in Bulgaria Fails to Pass 1st Reading

A bill proposing the establishment of a single National Office for Prevention of Corruption uniting all existing anti-corruption entities has failed to pass first reading in Bulgaria’s Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2015, Friday // 14:29 | Viewed: 2377