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

13:40, 12 февр. 19

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 […] Четете още

The price of the shiny image

16:39, 5 сеп. 18

The municipal administration in Sevlievo is serviced by an external PR agency but the rules of this partnership proved to be a deep secret Four months ago, “Pro Veritas” requested a reference for payments from Sevlievo Municipality budget for external PR services. They refused to prepare it arguing that this information could be found in […] Четете още

Indigo reports for four working days on the French Riviera

9:22, 29 юни 18

The municipal administration in Sevlievo hid the names of 28 municipal councilors and officials who traveled to Nice for „exchange of good practices“ and they copied their reports from each other. At the end of April this year 28 municipal employees and councilors from Sevlievo were four days in one of the most luxurious resorts […] Четете още

Four days, 28 municipal employees from Sevlievo worked diligently on the French Riviera and held … one „workshop“

16:48, 9 май 18

With taxpayers’ money, 23 municipal councilors, the four deputy mayors and the secretary of the Municipality of Sevlievo visited the luxury resort of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin Four days – between April 27th and April 30th, 23 municipal councilors, the four deputy mayors and the secretary of the Municipality of Sevlievo were on a visit to Nice announced […] Четете още

For me the costs – for you the profit, or how Smolyan is (not) managing its waste

14:40, 29 мар. 18

Municipality Smolyan has built with a credit the separation waste disposal facility to save money from a garbage fee. Now the municipality spends more to support it, but still does not meet the requirements of the law. When approving the National Waste Management Plan, the government aims to recycle at least 40% of household waste […] Четете още

The Mystery „Smolyan – Madan bypass“, or how 8 million BGN sank into a landslide

свлачището край Влахово

17:15, 22 мар. 18

The construction of the bypass road near the village of Vlahovo on the road Smolyan – Madan is about to become a mystery for millions of levs against the background of paralyzed institutions, absent state and overruled public interest The idea to circumvent the landslide with a bypass was first announced in the public space […] Четете още

Former Minister and MP from GERB in the shadow of 360 cut poplars

10:37, 12 мар. 18

In mid-December, the municipal enterprise „Forests and lands“ in Sevlievo has commissioned, by direct agreement, to the company „Private Forest Enterprise Gabrovo“ to cut 360 poplars along the Rositsa River. All the documentation on the tender and the price of the activities carried out were deeply classified by the director of the municipal structure, Alexander […] Четете още

The Head of “Social Assistance” Directorate in Gabrovo directs patients to his daughter’s home for elderly people

9:49, 8 февр. 18

Two months after „Pro Veritas” filed a signal in the Gabrovo Directorate for conflict of interest, there is no answer from the Agency for Social Assistance if they have assigned an inspection and if not – why? The Director of Social Assistance Directorate in Gabrovo – Radostina Bratovanova is the actual manager of a private […] Четете още

„Elementary mistake“ deprived the business in Sevlievo of BGN 4 mln investments

8:22, 8 ян. 18

The fact that the municipality of Sevlievo will not get money under the Rural Development Program is a heavy shock to the local business Not a penny will enter the municipality of Sevlievo under the Rural Development Programme, sub-measure „Implementation of operations within the framework of community-led local development strategies“. The reason is negligence and […] Четете още

Another BGN 6 mln flow along the Sevlievo water main to “old acquaintances”

16:56, 6 дек. 17

The municipal administration in Sevlievo has assigned the repair of a water main in the town to a company that offered a higher price for the implementation of the project than the company ranked second in the tender and only 16 years warranty period of the facility against 54 years determined by its competitors. Четете още