International Herald Tribune BY Joseph Fitchett
The Times By Michael Evans
It is generally accepted that Bulgaria and Romania will not be included in the first round of EU entry because they are the poorest candidates, and political and structural factors would make it difficult for them to meet the criteria set by the EU, Ian B
Guenter Verheugen, EU Enlargement Commissioner statement that it would not be good for Bulgaria and Romania if they received double refusal from NATO and EU is not a threat as it was commented, Meglana Kuneva, Bulgaria’s EU Chief Negotiator said. Accordin
“The future of the Nuclear Power Plant Belene depends primarily on the political will of the rulers,“ Petur Simeonov, manager of the National Electricity Transmission Company told a local newspaper. “If a decision is taken for the finishing of the constru
The image of all politicians goes down except for the reputation of Foreign Minister Passy, survey conducted by the Sociological Institute MBMD shows. The popularity of almost all ministers and politicians goes down.
Bulgaria can double its export to Russia, and Russia is interested in this, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Kudrin told a news conference after the end of the 7th Session of the bilateral Commission for Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooper
The Associated Press The shut-off of electricity was only the triggering spark that unleashed riots in the Gypsy slums of this town, people here say.
January 2002 unemployment stood at 17.99%, down by 0.
“Macedonia's and Bulgaria's politicians should concentrate on the future and continue the positive tendencies in bilateral relations,” Bulgaria’s President Georgi Parvanov said in an interview for the independent "Dnevnik" Skopje daily. The special inter
Xinhua News Agency Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Nikolai Vassilev and his visiting Russian counterpart, Aleksei Kudrin, declared their countries' shared ambition to invigorate bilateral economic cooperation, on Friday.
Foreign investments in Bulgaria can be given a positive assessment, Nikolay Marinov, Executive Director of Foreign Investments Agency said, citing Solvey and American Standard as examples of this. In his opinion the large-scale foreign projects create new
Abstracted from the Associated Press An unprecedented gathering in Prague this Spring will address new financing tools for the intensifying urban and infrastructure development needs of the nations of Central and Eastern Europe.
Bulgaria does not avail itself fully of the traditional opportunities for trade with Russia," Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Kudrin who co-chairs the Bulgarian-Russian intergovernmental commission for trade, economic, scientific and technical cooper
The economic recovery in 2000 did not result in a tangible improvement in Bulgaria's human development, a term that covers health, life expectancy, education and living standard, Development Cooperation Report - Bulgaria 2000, says. According to data rep
The percent of the people supporting Bulgaria’s entry into NATO has increased for the last three years, a survey of the Sociology Institute with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences shows. According to the survey entitled “Bulgaria and NATO – dynamics of pub
Guenter Verheugen, EU Enlargement Commissioner said that it would be nice if Europe had a system for security that is not fragmentary so that the countries in EU are also NATO members, radio BBC reported. Bulgaria and Romania countries are excluded from t
Reuters Russia's biggest oil firm LUKOIL is planning a 14-fold jump in natural gas production by 2010 with the aim of raising exports 50 times over, according to a senior company executive.
EUR 550 M for the reconstruction of the Balkans after the damages inflicted by the war – that is the essence of the bill presented by the Greek government in Parliament, the Italian news agency ANSA reported.The bill emphasizes on the procedures and crite
VOA News A Libyan court for national security cases has dropped conspiracy charges against six Bulgarians and a Palestinian accused of deliberately infecting Libyan children with the virus that causes AIDS.
Direct Investment into Bulgaria on the Rise Y/Y
A Third of Bulgarians Facing Energy Poverty