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Bulgaria Govt to Give BGN 50 000 Bonuses for Solving Top Crimes

Bulgaria's law enforcement authorities are ready to award bonuses of up to BGN 50 000 to joint prosecution and police teams who solved top crimes.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 18:40 | Viewed: 1794

Three Deputies Enter Bulgaria Education Ministry

Bulgaria's new Education Minister Yordanka Fandakova presented her three deputies on Thursday, confirming earlier reports about their number and names.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1594

Bulgaria Loses BGN 1,3 B from Corruption in Public Procurement

Around BGN 1-1,3 B are the loses for Bulgaria from corruption in public procurement procedures.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1592

Bulgaria Finance Minister Appoints 2 Young Experts for Deputies

Bulgaria's new Finance Minister Simeon Djankov will be assisted in his work by only two deputies, young experts, it emerged on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 15:53 | Viewed: 2230

Bulgarians Abroad Urged to Boycott Secret Agent-Turned-Minister

An association has called on Bulgarian migrants abroad to boycott the new minister without portfolio Bozhidar Dimitrov, Director of the National History Museum and former collaborator of the secret services.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2188

Calls for Electing Prime Minister Borisov for Bulgaria's President Gain Momentum

Bulgaria's first democratically elected president has joined a chorus, calling for turning the country into a presidential republic with recently elected prime minister Boyko Borisov leading the nation.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 13:46 | Viewed: 2593

New Bulgaria Interior Minister Restores Organized Crime Unit

Bulgaria's new Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, announced Thursday he was going to re-create the former Main Directorate for Fighting Organized Crime (GDBOP).

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2107

Bulgarians Gain Full Access to New Government Decisions

All decisions of the government, which are not promulgated in the State Gazette, will be accessible for the citizens and the representatives of the business, the cabinet press office announced.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1244

Bulgaria Justice Minister Picks Judge, Prosecutors for Deputies

A judge and two prosecutors with long years of experience and proven expertise have been appointed Bulgaria's deputy justice ministers, it emerged on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1931

Bulgaria Rightist Leader Dimitrov Heads Parliament Economy Committee

One of the leaders of the rightist Blue Coalition, and leader of the United Democratic Forces (UDF), Martin Dimitrov, became the Chair of the Parliament Committee on Economy, Energy, and Tourism.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1462

Bulgaria Parliament Announces Three Week Summer Vacation

The Bulgarian parliament has voted in favor of having a summer holiday for MPs from 1-21 August.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1286

Former PM Kostov: Bulgaria National Security Agency Must Change

Bulgaria's former prime minister and one of the leaders of the rightist Blue Coalition, Ivan Kostov, stated that the State Agency for National Security (DANS) is currently "hanging in the air".

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1465

Bulgaria New Government Starts to Present Deputy Ministers

Experts and businessmen, not political figures, have reportedly been invited as deputy ministers in Bulgaria's new center-right government of GERB party, some of whom will be presented on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1784

New Bulgaria Govt Gives Scandalous Forestry Agency Head the Axe

Bulgaria's new government of PM Borisov and the GERB party removed from office Wednesday the scandalous director of the Bulgarian State Forestry Agency, Stefan Yurukov.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1775

Bulgaria Government to Revoke Ministers Salaries Cut

The new government of the Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, will revoke the last government's decree to cut ministers' salaries by 15%.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1119

Die-Hard Rightist Heads Control of Bulgaria FBI

Bulgaria's former prime minister and leader of the die-hard rightists in parliament Ivan Kostov will head the committee to monitor the State Agency for National Security, dubbed the country's FBI.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1352

New Education Minister Ready to Cut Ministry Expenditure

New Bulgaria Education Minister, Yordanka Fandakova, has stated that an analysis regarding what expenditure can be cut at the Ministry has already taken place.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1454

Bulgaria Parliament Gives Thumbs Down to Corruption-Tainted MP

A former Bulgarian deputy minister, who has had one of the most scandalous and corruption-tainted careers in the recent history of the country, will not be member of the parliamentary body for corruption combat, parliament decided.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1701

New Bulgaria PM Borisov: Sofia Is One of Main Priorities

New Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has stated that Sofia is one of his government's priorities after standing down as Sofia Mayor on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1308

New Bulgaria Cabinet Set for First Official Meeting

The new Bulgarian cabinet led by PM Boyko Borisov will hold its first official meeting Wednesday after being sworn in on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 08:52 | Viewed: 1097

Bulgaria Socialists Attack Restrictions for Secret Service Agents

Bulgaria's Socialist Party is considering to challenge a parliamentary regulation, which says MPs who collaborated with the communist secret service will not be allowed to assume key posts in the national assembly.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2009, Tuesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1337
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