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Bulgaria Government Approaches Constitution Court on Amnesty Law

The Bulgarian Government has approached the Constitutional Court on the content of article 1 of the Amnesty Law passed by the previous ruling coalition.

Politics » Domestic | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1451

Bulgaria Finance Minister to Present 2010 Budget in October

Bulgaria's Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, will present to the Council of Ministers the 2010 State budget project by October 19.

Politics » Domestic | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1510

Bulgaria to Lose BGN 30 M from Government Jets Deal

Bulgaria may suffer financial losses of up to BGN 30 M if the contract for buying two government jets is broken.

Politics » Domestic | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1305

Bulgaria Banks to Loan Money to Farmers

Bulgarian banks will be allowed to give loans to farmers who have already signed contracts for financial support under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

Politics » Domestic | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1455

Internet Bloggers Unveil Candidate for Sofia Mayor Elections

A committee of bloggers and internet forum users has unveiled its candidate, Teodor Dechev, for the Sofia Mayor elections on November 15.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 2143

Bulgaria Hemus Highway to Be Given on Concession

The construction of Bulgarian Hemus highway that crosses the northern part of the country will be given on concession.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2009, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1827

Bulgaria Justice Minister Demands Supreme Council Resignations

Bulgaria's Justice Minister, Margarita Popova, announced she would seek the resignations of members of the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS), who are not willing to cooperate in the justice reform.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2009, Sunday // 19:36 | Viewed: 2386

Bulgaria Parliament Orders Audit of Agriculture Fund

The parliamentary budget committee has assigned the National Audit Office (NAO) to check the Agriculture Fund, the NAO Director, Valeri Dimitrov, informs.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2009, Sunday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1764

Bulgaria Health Insurance to Undergo Drastic Reforms

A Bulgarian citizen, who failed to pay his last six monthly health insurance contributions, might soon not be able to travel abroad.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2009, Sunday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1843

Bulgaria Prosecutor to Probe 5 Hospitals

Five Bulgarian hospitals will be investigated by the Prosecutor's Office, Health Minister, Bozhidar Nanev informed.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2009, Sunday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1462

Bulgaria Parliament Speaker Approves BGN 183 000 Data System

Bulgaria Parliament Speaker, Tsetska Tsacheva, has approved a BGN 183 000 data system to stop MPs voting with other MP's cards.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2009, Friday // 19:49 | Viewed: 1612

Bulgaria to Revise Retirement Age after Crisis

Bulgaria will not introduce any reforms in the retirement age in times of crisis, Social Minister, Totyu Mladenov, declared.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2009, Friday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1609

Bulgaria President: I Will Support Unpopular Economic Measures

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, declared Friday he would support unpopular measures if they are justifiable.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2009, Friday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1431

Bulgaria to Rescind Limitations on Maximum Pension Amount

The retirees' pensions in Bulgaria will no longer be limited to the maximum of BGN 700, beginning January 1, 2010.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2009, Friday // 10:31 | Viewed: 1626

Bulgaria MPs to Be Fined BGN 200 for Voting Frauds

The leader of the rightist Blue Coalition, Ivan Kostov, will propose MPs whose card is used for voting without their presence in the parliament to be fined with BGN 200.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2009, Thursday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1631

Bulgaria Government Presents 200 Files with Corruption Cases

The Bulgarian Government has presented to the Prosecution in the last fifty days over 200 files with alleged corruption cases.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2009, Thursday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1865

Bulgaria Court Head: Judicial System Appointments Must Stop

The chair of the Supreme Administrative Court, Konstantin Penchev, has pronounced himself to be against recent appointments of high level judicial system personnel.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2009, Thursday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1341

Bulgaria Govt Shuts down 10 Customs, Sacks 553 Agents

Bulgaria's cabinet announced Wednesday significant reforms in the Customs Agency in order to fight corruption and increase revenues.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2009, Wednesday // 19:01 | Viewed: 2295

Bulgaria's Vratsa Top Cops Resign over Police Racketeering

Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, accepted the resignations of two top police employees in northwestern Bulgaria over a racketeering scheme carried out by local policemen.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2009, Wednesday // 15:42 | Viewed: 2051

Bulgaria Cabinet Makes Interior Changes, Cuts FBI Powers

The Bulgarian State Agency for National Security (DANS) will no longer have undercover agents and the power to make arrests.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2009, Wednesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1358

Bulgaria Cabinet Attacks Amnesty Act as Anti-Constitutional

The Bulgarian cabinet is going to submit next week with the Constitutional Court a demand to declare the Amnesty Act anti-constitutional.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2009, Wednesday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1829
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