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Bulgaria Socialists Hold Party Congress over Election Loss

The Bulgarian Socialist Party is holding Sunday its 47th Party Congress, which was summoned early over the staggering loss of the July Parliamentary Elections.

Politics » Domestic | October 18, 2009, Sunday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1351

Bulgaria Nationalists VMRO Elect New Leader

The Bulgarian nationalist VMRO party is holding its Congress Saturday and Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2009, Saturday // 13:07 | Viewed: 3006

Bulgaria Rightist UDF: Leader Lost Our Trust

The rightist Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) is holding Saturday a conference to discuss the party performance in the summer elections.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2009, Saturday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1363

Bulgaria Socialists Admit Defeat, Potentially Irreversible Crisis

The National Council of the Bulgarian Socialist Party adopted Friday a draft declaration raising alarm over the party’s current crisis, which may become “irreversible”.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2009, Friday // 20:48 | Viewed: 1921

Ex-PM Stanishev Only Bidder to Chair Bulgarian Socialist Party

The acting Chair of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, former Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev, is the only bidder for his current position before the party congress scheduled for Sunday, October 18, 2009.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2009, Friday // 20:30 | Viewed: 1987

Bulgaria Ex-PM Stanishev to Borisov: Stop Fighting Former Govt

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev, stated Friday that his successor, Boyko Borisov, and the GERB government behave as election runners not as a government.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2009, Friday // 17:37 | Viewed: 2288

Bulgaria PM: No Christmas Bonuses, We Are Just out of Money

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, reiterated Friday the words of Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, that the state budget could not afford to give out Christmas salaries.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2009, Friday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2348

Bulgarians Can Start Business with EUR 1 from Monday on

The legislation amendments that will allow people to star a business in Bulgaria with initial capital of BGN 2 (EUR 1) will come into force Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2009, Friday // 15:17 | Viewed: 2219

Bulgaria Interior Minister Dismisses 5 Regional Police Chiefs

Bulgaria’s Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, issued Friday an order for the discharge of the Chiefs of 5 Regional Police Directorates.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2009, Friday // 12:53 | Viewed: 2038

Bulgaria Ex Social Minister Threatens Libel Suits

The former Bulgarian Minister of Labor and Social Policy, Emiliya Maslarova, declared Friday she was going to file defamation suits against anyone smearing her name.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2009, Friday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1567

Bulgaria Parliament Strips State Security of Undercover Officers

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament (MPs) voted through the amendments of the National States Security Agency (DANS) Act on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2009, Friday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1379

National Revenue Agency to Probe Bulgaria Ex-Social Minister

The parliamentary anti-corruption committee assigned Thursday the National Revenue Agency (NRA) to investigate several signals against former Social Minister, Emiliya Maslarova.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2009, Thursday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1632

2 Bulgaria Supreme Magistrates Resign over Corruption Scandal

Two of the three Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) magistrates, whose names came up as people, who have possibly been involved in an alleged corruption scheme, announced they are resigning from their positions.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2009, Thursday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1441

Bulgaria Parlaiment Majority Falls out over Interior Ministry Act

The "Order, Law, Justice" (RZS) party stated that it would leave the Parliament hall while the amendment in the Interior Ministry Law were being voted.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2009, Thursday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1350

Bulgaria Ex-Transport Minister: We Improved Railways Immensely

Bulgaria’s former Transport Minister, Petar Mutafchiev, has refuted the claims of his successor, Alexander Tsvetkov, that his administration has left the state-owned railways in a disastrous condition.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2009, Thursday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1954

4 Large-Scale Violations Uncovered in Bulgaria Transport Ministry

Bulgaria’s Transport Ministry has submitted to the Prosecutor’s Office four reports on large-scale violations committed by the previous administration.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2009, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1998

MP: Bulgaria FBI Was Alerted over Corruption of Ex-PM Stanishev

Bulgaria’s Conservative MP, Yane Yanev, said Thursday he had information that the State National Security Agency DANS had received corruption alerts against former Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2009, Thursday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1489

Bulgaria Transport Minister: Former Government Sabotaged State Railways

The disastrous situation in Bulgaria's state-owned railway companies has been brought about by spending the state subsidy in advance.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2009, Thursday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1320

Bulgaria Ex-Minister Etem Spent BGN 735 000 M on Fake Damages

Emel Etem, Bulgaria’s Minister of Emergency Situations in the Stanishev government, allocated sizable sums of state budget money for fake damages.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2009, Thursday // 09:26 | Viewed: 2293

Fuels for Agriculture Purpose in Bulgaria to Be Colored

Fuels imported in Bulgaria for usage in the agriculture will be colored as an anti-contraband measure from January 1, 2010.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2009, Wednesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1288

Drastic Administrative Layoffs in Bulgaria State Railroad Company

Immediate and drastic layoffs in the administrative structures of the Bulgarian state owned railroad company BDZ will be made.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2009, Wednesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1282
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