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Bulgaria Health Budget to Treat Less Patients in 2010

Bulgaria Health Minister, Bozhidar Nanev, has stated that the underlying funds in the health budget will be less for next year.

Politics » Domestic | October 23, 2009, Friday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1269

Bulgarian Socialists Slam New GERB Cabinet over 'Lack of Action'

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) issued a statement before Friday’s parliament session in which they criticized the actions of the new rightist GERB cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | October 23, 2009, Friday // 12:27 | Viewed: 1435

Bulgaria PM: Kidnappers Should Receive 30 Years in Jail

Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has proposed that the punishment for should be 30 years in prison.

Politics » Domestic | October 23, 2009, Friday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1882

Bulgaria to Offer Easier Citizenship Procedure to Foreign Students

Foreign nationals who have completed higher education in Bulgaria may soon be able to acquire Bulgarian citizenship through a simplified procedure.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2009, Thursday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1973

Bulgaria Regional Development Minister Defends 'Secret' Bonus

Bulgaria's Regional Development Minister, Rosen Plevneliev, has defended the giving of a bonus salary to the Ministry's employees as a stimulus measure.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2009, Thursday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2054

Bulgaria Parliament Rejects Discrimination Commission Report

The Bulgarian parliament has rejected Thursday the 2008 activities report of the Commission for Protection against Discrimination.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2009, Thursday // 13:09 | Viewed: 2292

Bulgaria Supreme Magistrates Corruption Scandal Gets New Twists

The member of Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council, (VSS), Ivan Dimov, retracted Thursday his week-old decision to resign from his post.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2009, Thursday // 13:04 | Viewed: 2434

Bulgaria, Capital Sofia Get Infrastructure Aid from EIB

The Sofia Municipality and the European Investment Bank signed Thursday a EUR 43,5 M loan, which will be used to improve the road infrastructure of the Bulgarian capital.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2009, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 3871

Father of Kidnapped Bulgaria Student Gives up Mayoral Bid

The father of Bulgaria’s latest kidnapping victim has officially withdrawn his bid to run for Mayor of the town of Pravets near Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2009, Thursday // 08:39 | Viewed: 2220

Bulgaria Ministry: We Gave Bonuses for Constructor's Day

Bulgaria’s Regional Development Ministry issued a statement Wednesday regarding the bonuses that it gave to its employees.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2009, Wednesday // 21:40 | Viewed: 2275

Bulgarians Unwavering in Support for GERB Cabinet

The approval for the cabinet of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, reached 62% in October, growing by 11% from the 51% right after its appointment.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2009, Wednesday // 19:34 | Viewed: 1548

Bulgaria Ex-Justice Minister Faces Legal Charges

Bulgaria's Justice Minister, Margarita Popova, has sent to the Prosecutors Office evidence of unprofitable contracts for BGN millions, signed by her predecessor, Meglena Tacheva.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2009, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1477

Bulgaria Ex-Interior Minister: GERB Is Giving Secret Bonuses

The employees at the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works have received bonuses disguised as an additional reward for the upcoming Day of the Builder.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2009, Wednesday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1631

Bulgaria Road Agency Director Dismissed over Lack of Leadership

The Director of Bulgaria's Road Agency, Dimitar Ivanov, was released from his duties Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2009, Wednesday // 16:13 | Viewed: 2039

18 Candidates Ready for Sofia Mayor Elections

There are 18 candidates to become Sofia Mayor the Municipal Election Commission announced on Wednesday in the Bulgarian capital.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2009, Wednesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1576

Bulgaria Prosecutor Probes Galeria Newspaper over Classified Leak

Bulgaria's Prosecutor's Office has initiated a probe against the daily “Galeria” for leaking state secrets.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2009, Wednesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 2360

Rightist Leader Kostov Calls for Bulgaria Gambling Ban

Former PM and leader of the Bulgarian rightist DSB party, Ivan Kostov, has called for a ban on all forms of gambling in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | October 20, 2009, Tuesday // 20:04 | Viewed: 2271

Bulgaria PM Borisov: I Am Ready for No Confidence Vote, Elections

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Tuesday he was ready for both a no confidence vote in the Parliament, and new general elections immediately after that.

Politics » Domestic | October 20, 2009, Tuesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1488

Bulgaria FBI Questions Galeria Newspaper Editors Team

The Editor-in-Chief of Bulgaria's sensational daily "Galeria," Zoya Dimitrova, was called for questioning at the National Agency for State Security (DANS) Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 20, 2009, Tuesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 3385

Bulgaria PM Proposes Introduction of Anti-Kidnapping Law

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Tuesday that there is an urgent need to introduce an anti-kidnapping law in the country.

Politics » Domestic | October 20, 2009, Tuesday // 13:42 | Viewed: 2796

Bulgaria Transport Minister Replaces Head of Ailing Railway Company

Bulgaria's Transport Minister, Alexander Tsvetkov, has fired Anton Ginev, Executive Director of the heavily indebted National Company "Railway Infrastructure" (NKZI).

Politics » Domestic | October 20, 2009, Tuesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 1965
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