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Bulgaria Ethnic Turkish Party DPS Allegedly Funded by Drug Lords

Three well-known drug traffickers fund the organization of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party DPS in the southern city of Plovdiv.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2009, Wednesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 2164

Bulgaria Parliament to Probe Ousted Socialists Dodgy Deals

Members of parliament from the ruling GERB party and their right-wing allies have approved the creation of a commission to probe deals, expenses and appointments made during the last year of the ousted Socialist government term.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2009, Wednesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1431

Bulgaria Ex Agriculture Minister Quits Right-Wing Group

Ventsislav Varbanov, Bulgaria's former agriculture minister in the right-wing government of Ivan Kostov, has left the parliamentary group of the right-wing Blue coalition.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2009, Wednesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1490

Rightist Allies Demand 4-Year Program by Bulgaria Ruling Party

The Democrats for Strong Bulgaria party, which part of the right-wing Blue Coalition, supporting the Bulgarian cabinet of the GERB party, has demanded a 4-year government program.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2009, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1721

Diaspora Minister Promises Citizenship to Bulgarian Minority in Serbia

Bulgaria's Minister without Portfolio, Bozhidar Dimitrov, visited Monday the town of Bosilegrad, which is one of the centers of the historic Bulgarian minority in Serbia.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2009, Monday // 19:14 | Viewed: 2806

Bulgaria Rightists Call for Action over Health Budget Deficit

The rightists Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), have proposed the government to make an update to the budget to save the Bulgaria health system from collapse.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2009, Monday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1129

New District Governor of Bulgaria's Kardzhali Reveals Gross Violations

The newly appointed Governor of the southern Bulgarian District of Kardzhali, Ivanka Taushanova, has uncovered scandalous violations of the previous district administration.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2009, Monday // 15:39 | Viewed: 2029

Bulgaria Security Agency, Interior Ministry Ready for Cooperation

Bulgaria Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has stated that the legal framework for the elimination of competition between DANS and the Interior Ministry is now ready.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2009, Monday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1140

Bulgaria New Government to Shut Down All State Agencies

Bulgaria's new finance minister has announced plans to close all state agencies, to be replaced by directorates with the ministries, it emerged on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2009, Monday // 08:41 | Viewed: 2047

Bulgaria Health Ministry with BGN 350 M Budget Deficit

The budget deficit in the Bulgarian health sector is BGN 350 M, Health Minister Bozhidar Nanev stated Sunday after meeting with Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2009, Sunday // 18:11 | Viewed: 2316

Bulgaria Ministry, Agencies Join Forces in Anti-Tax Frauds Coalition

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry, the Customs Agency, the border and criminal police will unite their forces in fighting value added tax (VAT) faruds.

Politics » Domestic | August 28, 2009, Friday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1180

Bulgaria's Stanishev Govt Spent BGN 650 M in Its Last Week

Bulgaria's former government of Socialist PM Sergey Stanishev has spent BGN 650 M in the last week of its term.

Politics » Domestic | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 20:09 | Viewed: 2040

Bulgaria Agriculture Minister Cuts Additional Rewards, Fees

The Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture and Foods has cut the additional rewards and fees for the members of working groups, committees, and science councils.

Politics » Domestic | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1486

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: 1283

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: 1728

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: 1447

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: 1683

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: 1553

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: 1636

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: 1459

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: 1457
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