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Aug 14, 2014

GERB Leads The Polls By 7% - Survey

If elections for Bulgaria's parliament were held now, GERB would get 23% of the votes, shows a Gallup survey.  The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) would get nearly 16% and their former coalition partner from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS)... #Bulgaria #Georgi Parvanov #Gallup #Socialist Party

Aug 22, 2014

Radan Kanev 'Ready to Fight' for Reformist Bloc Leadership

Former Reformist Bloc Spokesman Radan Kanev has said he considers himself fully capable of leading the right-wing coalition which is to elect its leader in September . In an interview with private national channel bTV, he said his party, Democrats fo... #Bulgaria #Boyko Borisov #Socialist Party

Aug 11, 2014

Rediscount loans fall in Jan-July on ample liquidity – BSP

Loans taken out by Philippines banks under the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas rediscount facility continued to fall significantly in the first seven months year-on-year as money in the financial system remained robust, Bangko Sentral said in a statement... #Bulgaria #Boyko Borisov #Socialist Party

Aug 15, 2014

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Starts Reshuffle at Energy Companies

Bulgaria's caretaker government has initiated a reshuffle at key energy companies. Georgi Hristozov has been removed from the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) and is to be replaced by Anton Pavlov, caretaker Deputy Minister of... #Bulgaria #Socialist Party #Lukoil

Aug 13, 2014

Bulgaria PM Urges PES Head to Back Georgieva’s Nomination to New EC

Bulgaria’s caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki has called for broad non-partisan support for the nomination of Kristalina Georgieva as the new EU’s foreign policy chief. Bliznashki said at a news conference in Sofia that he has signed an open letter to th... #European Union #World Bank #European Commission #Bulgaria #Jean-Claude Juncker #European Parliament #Socialist Party

Aug 13, 2014

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Replaces 5 District Governors

Five new district governors are to be appointed at the proposal of Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki. In Blagoevgrad, Dimitar Dimitrov, Director of cigarette manufacturer Blagoevgrad-BT in the period 1999-2000, will replace Musa P... #Bulgaria #Socialist Party

Aug 18, 2014

Coalition of Bulgaria's GERB, DPS 'in Preparation' – BSP Chairman

It is "obvious" that an alliance between conservative GERB and liberal DPS is in the making, socialist party leader Mihail Mikov said on Sunday. Mikov made his comments after Boyko Borisov, leader of Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GER... #Bulgaria #Facebook #Boyko Borisov #Socialist Party

Aug 14, 2014

GERB Leader Warns of Caretaker Govt Scenario after Early Elections

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB, has said he is firmly opposed to a coalition with the right-wingers from The Reformist Bloc. In a Thursday interview for the morning broadcast of the Bulgarian National Television (BNT), he emphasized... #Bulgaria #Boyko Borisov #Ivan Kostov #Socialist Party

Aug 07, 2014

BSP allows conversion of Libyan dinar to PHL peso

Overseas Filipino workers who were repatriated from strife-torn Libya will soon be allowed to convert their Libyan dinars to Philippine peso... #Bulgaria #Boyko Borisov #Ivan Kostov #Socialist Party

Aug 09, 2014

Bulgaria's Socialist Party May Run in Elections Under New Name

Bulgarian socialists may run in the upcoming elections under the name BSP – Left Bulgaria, instead of the former Coalition for Bulgaria. During Friday's plenum socialists introduced changes to the party's leadership. Krasimir Yankov, Borislav Gutsano... #Bulgaria #Sergey Stanishev #Socialist Party