• MRF launches new proposal: media to declare revenue from EU projects and loans

      MRF launches new proposal: media to declare revenue from EU projects and loans

      All media are to declare funds received under EU projects and from bank loans. These are the amendments prepared by the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) that will be introduced between the first and second reading of the draft bill on the mandatory deposit of print and other materials act. This transpired from the commentary on the act by MRF MP Yordan Tsonev for the Bulgarian National Radio.

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    • Parliament supports media transparency act

      Parliament supports media transparency act

      The National Assembly has supported the media transparency act moved by MPs of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) Delyan Peevski, Yordan Tsonev, Hamid Hamid and Velislava Krasteva. The amendments passed first reading with 92 to 12 votes and 28 abstained. Apart from the MRF, the amendments were supported by the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) and the United Patriots (UP), while the votes of the MPs of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) were divided between those “for” and “abstained”.

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    • Bulgaria to apply for Eurozone entry in mid-July

      Bulgaria to apply for Eurozone entry in mid-July

      Bulgaria will most likely apply to join the Eurozone on 14 July. Bulgarian PM Boyko Borissov said on the sidelines of the EU summit last Friday that he would present Bulgaria's bid to join the ERM-2 - the two-year obligatory waiting room for membership - to the leaders of the Eurogroup.

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