Politics

Stepped-up Measures as Road Accidents at the Bulgarian Coast Increased

The State Agency for Road Safety on August 9 called an extraordinary meeting in Varna because of the frequent road accidents on the Black Sea coast.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2019, Friday // 20:00 | Viewed: 2711

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister: There will be Personnel Changes in Food Safety Agency

There will undoubtedly be staffing and organizational changes in the Food Safety Agency, but we cannot make them at the peak of the African Swine Fever (ASF) infection when we need people on the sites, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Desisl

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2019, Friday // 19:58 | Viewed: 3349

Bulgaria and EU Share Road Funding

The Bulgarian government has promised almost €380 million to fund the construction of a 23.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 9, 2019, Friday // 19:38 | Viewed: 4031

New Cases of ASF in Smolyan and Shumen Have Been Confirmed

The BFSA urges the public to implement prevention and biosecurity measures.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2019, Friday // 13:04 | Viewed: 2408

Sofia Gets Railway Resignalling Contract

Infrastructure manager NRIC has awarded the ERTMS CA Voluyak DZZD consortium of local company AER and CAF Signalling a  contract to modernise signalling and telecoms on the 12 km route from Sofia to Obelya and Voluyak.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2019, Friday // 08:40 | Viewed: 2128

Azerbaijan Sends Note of Protest to Bulgarian Foreign Ministry

The visit of the Bulgarian MPs Valeri Simeonov and Yordan Apostolov to the occupied territory of Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh and their meeting there with representatives of the illegal separatist regime is a direct violation of international law, Azerbaij

Politics » Diplomacy | August 9, 2019, Friday // 08:38 | Viewed: 2751

Bulgarian Defence Ministry Invites Four Companies to Bid to Supply Armoured Vehicles

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Defense announced that, on August 5, it had sent formal Requests for Proposals (RFP) to four companies invited to bid to supply armored infantry carriers.

Politics » Defense | August 9, 2019, Friday // 08:35 | Viewed: 3895

Bulgaria Continues Airbase Modernisation

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence published a BGN5.

Politics » Defense | August 9, 2019, Friday // 08:31 | Viewed: 2960

Bulgaria's Data Breach Suspect Sent Back to Custody

The owner of a Bulgarian cybersecurity company has been sent back into custody, a court said on Thursday, as part of an investigation into the nation’s biggest data breach, reports Euronews.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2019, Friday // 08:29 | Viewed: 2990

In Four Locations in Sofia - Free Mineral Water Due to the Hot Weather

Due to the expected high temperatures, the Sofia Municipality will distribute mineral water free of charge to four locations in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2019, Friday // 08:19 | Viewed: 2346

Expert: The Risk For Fraudulent Loans after the NRA Data Leak Is the same that Existed before

The personal data leak from the NRA system does not increase the risk of fraudulent loans, Nikolai Tsvetanov, of the Association for Responsible Non-Bank Lending, said in an interview with Horizon on BTR.

Politics | August 9, 2019, Friday // 07:02 | Viewed: 1808

Boris Johnson Wants Brexit on October 31st

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged lawmakers to support Brexit on October 31st and said they had promised to respect the result of the 2016 referendum for the UK's exit from the European Union, Reuters reported.

Politics | August 9, 2019, Friday // 07:01 | Viewed: 2030

Deputy Director of the ECFR Vessela Tcherneva: EU Should Make Clear that the Western Balkans Needs Act Responsibly

SOFIA – France’s and Germany’s main message for the Western Balkans is clear: countries in the region should prioritise efforts to demonstrate a sufficient level of political governance – and they will be permitted to begin the technical processes of EU a

Politics | August 8, 2019, Thursday // 15:22 | Viewed: 2058

Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov Ordered an Inspection of the BFSA

Following a documentary entitled "War for Carcasses" by investigative journalist Genka Shikerova, Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov has ordered an immediate investigation into the allegations of official misconduct and unfavourable contracts concluded by

Politics | August 8, 2019, Thursday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1854

Japanese Foreign Minister Arrives on a Working Visit to Bulgaria

At the invitation of the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva, the Foreign Minister of Japan Tarō Kōno will arrive on an official visit to Bulgaria on August 12 and 13, the Foreign Ministry said.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 8, 2019, Thursday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2921

Part of Downtown Sofia Without Hot Water From Midnight Until August 20

Part of downtown Sofia without hot water from midnight until August 20.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2019, Thursday // 09:34 | Viewed: 2749

Bulgaria and Egypt to Cooperate in Development of SMEs

The government has approved a draft Memorandum of Understanding between the Executive Agency for Promotion of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) with the Bulgarian Minister of Economy, and the Egyptian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Developmen

Politics » Diplomacy | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 19:48 | Viewed: 3186

Bulgarian Government Assigned Deputy PM Donchev to Plan and Coordinate Local Elections

Bulgaria’s government on August 8 approved a decision on the planning and conduct of the upcoming elections for municipal councilors and mayors on October 27.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1864

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Discussed Measures for Eradication of African Swine Fever

A strategy for control and eradication of African Swine Fever was discussed in the city of Stara Zagora on August 7 by Bulgaria’s Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva and representatives of the scientific community and veterinary experts.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 19:37 | Viewed: 3239

Maya Manolova: My Decision Whether to Run for Mayor of Sofia Will Be Dictated by the Interest of the Citizens

My decision whether to run for mayor of Sofia will be dictated by the interest of the citizens.

Politics | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2159

Bulgarian Parliament's New Website will Cost BGN 25 000

The National Assembly will have a new and more modern website.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 08:43 | Viewed: 1996
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