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Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Replaces 5 District Governors

Five new district governors are to be appointed at the proposal of Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki.

Politics » Domestic | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1403

Vanyo Tanov To Return to Bulgaria's Customs Agency

Vanyo Tanov will be reappointed as a head of Bulgaria's Customs Agency, said the interim Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov at a news conference.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1304

President Plevneliev for FT: Our Oligarchs Are Addicted to State Money

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev has leveled strong criticism at the country’s politicians and oligarchs for relying too heavily on public funds, the FT reports.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1999

Bulgaria's Caretaker PM: Budget Update Is Inevitable

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has suggested that a budget update is unavoidable.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1572

Bulgaria's Caretaker PM Appoints Deputy Ministers

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has appointed the first batch of caretaker deputy ministers.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2014, Monday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1343

GERB Party Proposes Reducing Number of Bulgarian Municipalities by 1/3

Center-right party GERB has proposed a reduction of the number of municipalities in a bid to save financial and administrative resources and facilitate EU funds absorption.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2014, Monday // 13:02 | Viewed: 933

Social Minister Wants Criminalisation of Default on Social Insurances

Bulgaria's caretaker Minister of Social Policies and Labour Yordan Hristoskov said he will propose again the criminalisation of non-payment of social insurances.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2014, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 777

Bulgaria's Caretaker Government to Appoint Deputy Ministers

Bulgaria's interim Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki is expected to announce the names of the caretaker deputy ministers and political advisers on Monday, August 11.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2014, Monday // 11:12 | Viewed: 844

Bulgarian Road Infrastructure Agency Head Resigns

Stefan Chaikov, Chair of the Management Board of the Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA), has resigned.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2014, Friday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1054

Bulgaria's PM Bliznashki Dismisses Deputy Ministers

All Bulgarian Deputy Ministers from the cabinet of Plamen Oresharski were discharged as of Wednesday, August 6, authorities revealed.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1194

Reformist Bloc to Elect Chair in September

Leaders of parties that forged the right-wing Reformist Bloc last year have announced they are to decide on a single Chair next month.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 12:03 | Viewed: 908

Bulgaria's Caretaker PM Vows to Disclose Information on South Stream

Ekaterina Zaharieva, caretaker Deputy Prime Minister, has vowed to make as much information as possible on the South Stream gas pipeline project publicly available.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1356

Bulgaria's Caretaker Ministers

Full list of Bulgaria's caretaker Government, appointed by President Rosen Plevneliev on August 5.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 2702

Bulgaria's Government 'Was Led by People's Interest' - Oresharski

The outgoing Bulgarian cabinet's actions were led by the benefit of the people, though everyday resistance was not insignificant, Plamen Oresharski said.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 11:43 | Viewed: 942

Interim Gov't Takes Over from Oresharski Cabinet

The Bulgarian caretaker government appointed by President Rosen Plevneliev has assumed office at a special ceremony on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1747

Bulgaria's 42nd Parliament Dissolved, Elections on October 5

President Rosen Plevneliev has dissolved the Bulgarian Parliament with a decree, his press office said on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2291

President 'Not Entitled' to Assign Tasks to Gov't - Deputy Speaker

Outgoing Deputy Parliament Speaker Maya Manolova has criticized Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev over his actions on appointing the caretaker government.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 09:48 | Viewed: 745

Spending Cuts, Revenue Hikes Should Dominate Govt’s Agenda-Analyst

Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet should first and foremost address the issue of unplanned budget deficits, a local economist has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 661

A New Bulgarian Coalition - The Rightwingers - Set up

The political formations Blue Unity, Bulgarian Democratic Forum and Unified People's Party and ex-members of the Democrats for Strong Bulgaria, will set up a new coalition.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 762

EUR 1.6M Allocated to Integration of Immigrants in Bulgaria in 2014

A total of nearly BGN 1.6 M has been provided for the integration of immigrants in Bulgaria in 2014 so far.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 784

Caretaker Government to Draft Budget Revision

Bulgaria’s caretaker government will draft a revision of the state budget to avert risks to the economy, President Rosen Plevneliev said.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1309