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Bulgaria Right-Wingers Pile Pressure for Probes into Ousted Socialists

A total of seventy members of parliament from the ruling GERB party and their right-wing allies have proposed that a commission be set up to probe deals, expenses and appointments made during the last year of the ousted Socialist government term.

Politics » Domestic | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1265

Bulgarians' Hype over Borisov Beats Saxe-Coburg Craze - Survey

The recently elected Prime Minister Boyko Borisov enjoys unprecedentedly high approval rates among Bulgarians, exceeding those of former king Simeon Saxe-Coburg from the times of his much expected and jubilant return to the country in 2001.

Politics » Domestic | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1679

Bulgaria Seeks to Clean up Tainted Road Agency Act

Bulgaria's parliament will debate on Thursday a proposal for streamlining the operations of the National Road Infrastructure Agency by making it again part of the regional development ministry.

Politics » Domestic | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1342

Bulgaria Trakiya Highway Public Bid to Be Over by End of 2009

The Bulgarian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works hopes that the public procurement procedure for the Trakiya Highway will be completed until the end of 2009.

Politics » Domestic | August 26, 2009, Wednesday // 20:39 | Viewed: 1631

Bulgaria Mayors Warn of Civil Disobedience over Frozen Projects

Many Bulgarian Mayors have reacted angrily to The Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works' suspension of 60 projects in the fields of water sewerage and public works.

Politics » Domestic | August 26, 2009, Wednesday // 20:33 | Viewed: 1507

Bulgaria PM Borisov Forbids the Words "Freeze" and "Stop"

The Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has forbidden the use of the words "freeze" and "stop".

Politics » Domestic | August 26, 2009, Wednesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1595

Minister of Labor Wants Increase in Bulgaria Minimum Wage

Bulgaria's Minister of Labor and Social Works, Totyu Mladenov, has announced that the minimum wage in the country will not be frozen for the next four years.

Politics » Domestic | August 26, 2009, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1417

Double Agents in Bulgaria State Security Agency - Report

Some of the agents in the Bulgaria State Security Agency DANS are open to bribes, have worked against their country and for other agencies.

Politics » Domestic | August 25, 2009, Tuesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 1407

Bulgaria Regional Ministry Halts 60 Projects

The Bulgarian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works has temporarily stopped 60 projects in the fields of water sewerage and public works.

Politics » Domestic | August 25, 2009, Tuesday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1293

PM Borisov: Bulgarians Will Understand Me if They Want

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, said that his government might increase the salaries and retirement pensions in 2010 if the economy manages to overcome the crisis.

Politics » Domestic | August 24, 2009, Monday // 19:24 | Viewed: 1984

Bulgaria's Culture Ministry Left with Money for Salaries Only

Bulgaria's Culture Ministry is barely going to make it financially to the end of the 2009 as it is only left with enough funds to cover salaries of its employees.

Politics » Domestic | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 18:59 | Viewed: 1964

Police Head in Bulgaria's Kardzhali Resigns Prompted by Minister

The Regional Interior Ministry Director in the southern Bulgarian city of Kardzhali, Commissar Stefan Angelov, has resigned.

Politics » Domestic | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1796

Bulgaria Starts Non-Stop Monitoring of 9 Border Crossing Points

Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency and the Customs Agency have started 24-hour monitoring of nine key border crossing points of the country.

Politics » Domestic | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 14:44 | Viewed: 3524

2 000 Bulgarian Farmers Got Illicit Milk Subsidies since 2008

Over 2 000 Bulgarian farmers have received unauthorized milk subsidies totally BGN 2 M since the fall of 2008.

Politics » Domestic | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1645

Former PM Stanishev: GERB Govt Has No Plan for Bulgaria

Bulgaria's former Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev, declared Sunday that the government of the GERB party had no clear vision for the country.

Politics » Domestic | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1426

Bulgaria Govt with Plan to Raise Wages by 5%-10% in 2010

The Bulgarian government of the GERB party might be able to raise the state sector salaries by 5%-10% in 2010.

Politics » Domestic | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1582

Bulgaria Regional Tax Director Fired over VAT Abuses

The Executive Director of the Bulgarian National Revenue Agency, Krasimir Stefanov, fired Friday the regional tax administration head in the Eastern city of Sliven, Petko Dyulgerov.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2009, Friday // 20:49 | Viewed: 1356

More Resignations Shake Bulgaria's National Security Agency

Two more key officials of Bulgaria's State National Security Agency DANS have submitted their resignations on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2009, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 2054

Bulgaria Minister Rashidov: Ethnic Turkish Regions Shake off Fear from DPS

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, said Friday that the ethnic Turkish minority regions had started to shake off their fear of the monopoly of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2009, Friday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1986

Bulgaria Interior Minister Announces New Border Police Head

The new head of the Bulgarian Border Police will be Zahary Penov, the Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov said Friday.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2009, Friday // 15:06 | Viewed: 2344

Justice Minister: Bulgaria Obeyed Law in Poland Custody Case

The Bulgarian-Polish custody case that involved a court decision for the returning of two Bulgarian children to their Polish mother is clear from juridical point of view.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2009, Friday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1857
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