Archives / 10 November 2017

  • Constitution to be amended because of privatisation

    Constitution to be amended because of privatisation

    MRF lawmakers Delyan Peevski, Yordan Tsonev and Hamid Hamid will propose the necessary legislative measures

    The ruling party GERB is set to propose amendments to the Constitution, which will scrap the time limit for bringing legal proceedings regarding offences connected to the privatisation process. The news came from GERB MP and Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Legal Affairs Danail Kirilov. Just a day earlier, MRF insisted on similar changes that would allow for the criminal privatisation to be investigated.

  • Prokopiev turns on lie machine

    Prokopiev turns on lie machine

    The oligarch Ivo Prokopiev has put his media machine for lies to work in a bid to protect his property from being distrained by the Commission for Illegal Assets Forfeiture (CIAF). In the early morning of 14 November his publications Dnevnik and Capital, as well as their like-minded website Mediapool, published a hysterical open letter penned by the publishers of the Economedia media group. It says that the head of CIAF Plamen Georgiev is being “strongly pressured by the prosecutor general” and by our publisher MP Delyan Peevski to put Prokopiev’s property under distraint.

  • Mediapool heaps slander on Peevski

    Mediapool heaps slander on Peevski

    Stoyana Georgieva, once spokesperson for former PM Ivan Kostov, obviously decided to take the short cut in her latest lampoon targeting our publisher MP Delyan Peevski. From the moment that the bill amending the Bank Insolvency Act with the view of stopping the secondary looting of CorpBank assets was introduced, the Fake News Factory has amped up its vicious attacks against Peevski, who is among the proponents of the bill.

  • Vassil Petrov opens Sardinia jazz festival

    Vassil Petrov opens Sardinia jazz festival

    The 35th edition of the most popular jazz festival in Sardinia, Jazz in Sardegna, was opened by Bulgarian jazz legend Vassil Petrov on 6 November. Under the accompaniment of the Paolo Nonnis Big Band, Petrov delivered renditions of some of Frank Sinatra’s timeless hits. The performance was received exceptionally well by a rather particular international audience and the night’s success became undisputable after three encores.