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Plevneliev: Root Cause of Major Problems Lies in Judiciary, Election Process

Addressing Parliament on Tuesday, President Rosen Plevneliev said the root cause of almost all major problems in Bulgaria lay in the judiciary and the election process. "That is why I strongly support a deep, comprehensive judicial reform and a national referendum on election rules," he said. In June Plevneliev submitted a proposal to Parliament that a national referendum on some of the main principles of the Bulgarians' election rights be held at the same time as the October 25 local elections. He suggests three questions: about the election of MPs in accordance with the majority voting system; the introduction of compulsory voting in elections and national referendums; and the introduction of electronic voting.

Кметът на Русе Пламен Стоилов: През последните четири години размразихме важни за Русе проекти

Headlines 29 July 2015

News + 29 July 2015

  • Wheat Harvest Nears Completion, Average Yield at 4,400 kg/ha

    Sofia - July 24 (BTA) - The wheat harvest is nearing completion a month after it started. The crop has been gathered in from about 80 per cent of the area under wheat. Nearly 200,000 hectares less were cropped due to the poor weather, which will affect the wheat balance, BTA learned from Roumyana Angelova, Chairperson of the National Grain Producer Association.

  • Razgrad Hosts Yogurt Fair and Festival of Folk Traditions

    Razgrad, Northeastern Bulgaria - July 22 (BTA) - A Yogurt Fair and a concurrent Festival of Folk Traditions and Craft Arts are taking place in Razgrad between July 22 and 24, said Tsvetana Benonova, Head of the Culture, Sport and Tourism Directorate at Razgrad Town Hall. For the 15th consecutive year Razgrad is bringing together producers and distributors of yogurt, which is a traditional Bulgarian food, as well as folk acts from across the world and around 100 practitioners of craft arts from Bulgaria and abroad. Various cultural events are planned during the festival.

  • Environment Minister, BAS President Present Latest Edition of Bulgaria's Red Book of Endangered Species

    Sofia - July 17 (BTA) - The latest three-volume edition of Bulgaria's Red Book of endangered species was presented here on Friday by Environment and Water Minister Ivelina Vassileva and President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Acad. Stefan Vodenicharov. The Red Book includes 808 plant and fungus species, 287 animal species and 166 natural habitats. Over 200 scientists have contributed to the new three-volume edition.