Shumen’s Excess Money – the city wrote its name with onyx letters in a garden, for BGN 500 thousand.

13:18, 11 Jul 19
Diana Jeliazkova

Exactly BGN 500 per sq.m. - that is how much it costs to renovate the garden in front of the Courthouse in Shumen. The green space, located on area just over one decare, “swallowed” BGN 500,000 for renovation. The price is calculated for replacement of only part of the park pavement, for the fountain, for lighting and new flowers. And an inscription "Shumen" against the background of the City Courthouse, written in 20 kilograms onyx letters. Read more »

“Circumstances for possible crime”, or how to loose of stubbornness

9:00, 22 Feb 19
Emiliya Dimitrova

On February 13th, the District Prosecutor's Office - Gabrovo sent to the Specialized Prosecutor's Office a case file containing "circumstances for possible crime" under Art. 219 of the Criminal Code, performed by the Mayor of Dryanovo Miroslav Semov. The text indicated, refers to abeyance of official that is leading to dissolution of property and lack of control over the work of employees responsible for public property. The punishment provided for in these cases is imprisonment of two to eight years or fine of up to BGN 5,000. Read more »

Freedom of expression in Bulgaria is endangered by the new amendments of the Law for Protection of Personal Data

13:40, 12 Feb 19
За истината

On the 23rd of January 2019, the Bulgarian Parliament adopted amendments to the Law for Protection of Personal Data in its effort to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). However, some particular amendments raise serious concerns among journalists, artists, writers, bloggers and scientists. Which the Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria addressed back in […] Read more »

Money for nothing, or how Stara Zagora runs a project for BGN 14.7 million

9:00, 4 Feb 19
Venelina Popova

Stara Zagora together with Plovdiv, Varna, Rousse and Pleven absorb BGN 196 million from the EU Regional Development Operational Program for modernization of urban transport. The funds are allocated between them on the basis of the number of inhabitants, the population that uses public transport and the tourist flow. Read more »

How officials from four municipalities have absorbed BGN 700,000 on EU projects

9:00, 3 Jan 19
Emiliya Dimitrova

Municipal employees in the four municipalities of Gabrovo District, who participated in project management teams with European and national funding, have earned nearly BGN 700,000 over their salaries. The report is for a three-year period - from the beginning of 2015 to the autumn of 2018. In some cases the bonuses are tens of thousands of BGN and their size is not proportional to the value of the projects. Read more »