All posts in Bulgaria

  • Bulgarian President vetoes Judiciary Act
    June 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev vetoed the Judiciary Act, asking Parliament to remove the provision referring to “career advancement bonuses” for outgoing members of the Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC), but not […]

  • Bulgarian Holy Synod bashes Sofia gay pride parade
    June 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church said on June 14 that it was opposed to the annual Pride Parade in Sofia, scheduled for June 30. In a statement, […]

  • Bulgarian prime minister Boiko Borissov photo by european peoples party
    Bulgarian PM in turnabout on Judiciary Act amendments
    June 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A week, to the day, after Parliament passed controversial amendments to the Judiciary Act that have been harshly criticised both domestically and from abroad, Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said he […]

  • Bulgarian PM defends Forestry Act amendments
    June 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov defended the amendments to the Forestry Act, passed by Parliament on June 13, saying that the legislative changes were meant to develop winter tourism in […]

  • QBP celebration at UK ambassador’s residence in Sofia
    June 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    UK ambassador Jonathan Allen and his wife Elizabeth hosted an extremely well-attended celebration of the Queen’s Birthday Party at the British Residence in Sofia on June 12 2012. This year […]