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Bulgaria Ranks Last But One in Perceived Juducial Independence, EU Justice Scoreboard

Bulgaria ranked in the last but one spot in terms of perception of the judicial system's independence, according to the EU's Justice Scoreboard, released Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 9, 2015, Monday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1382

Bulgaria's Bond Sales Plan Causes No Concern - EU Budget Commissioner Georgieva

The European Commission isn’t concerned by Bulgaria’s decision to issue up to BGN 16 B (EUR 8 B) in new debt, Commission Vice-President for Budget and Human Resources said on Sunday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1278

Bulgaria to Seek Funding under Juncker Plan for Stara Zagora Airport Upgrade

Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry has proposed three new projects to be included on the list of projects seeking funding under the Investment Plan of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 6, 2015, Friday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1470

National Campaign in Support of Bulgaria's Schengen Accession Launched

Deputy PM Meglena Kuneva, Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov and Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov joined efforts Thursday in the opening of Bulgaria in Schengen. It's Time! campaign.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 6, 2015, Friday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1890

Save Sofia NGO Alarms Brussels on Poor Renovation Works Funded by EU

The non-governmental organization Save Sofia has sent a signal to Brussels on account of low quality renovation works in Bulgaria's capital. The project was executed with EU funds.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 6, 2015, Friday // 07:41 | Viewed: 1337

Bulgaria Shows Gender Pay Gap Below EU Average

The gender pay gap varies significantly across EU Member States, the bloc’s statistical office said on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1356

European Commission Celebrates Bulgaria's Liberation Day

The national holiday of Bulgaria – Liberation Day, which is celebrated on March 3, will be marked in the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2015, Monday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1974

Unemployment Registered Slight Drop in Bulgaria in January

Bulgaria registered an unemployment rate of 10.8 % in January, but still remains above the EU average of 9.8 %.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2015, Monday // 16:53 | Viewed: 1151

Tackling Poverty Requires Holistic Approach- Romania’s EU Commissioner

EU Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Crețu has insisted that poverty betrays a systematic error of society that can only be remedied through a holistic approach.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2015, Monday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1832

Bulgaria Is Not Among Worst Performers in EU Funds Absorption – President

Bulgaria’s operations with EU funds have improved substantially over the past few years, according to President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 27, 2015, Friday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1345

Bulgaria Gov't 'Wants to Jail at Least 30 Politicians'

At least thirty politicians and administration officials involved in corruption affairs should be sent to prison, under a new anti-corruption strategy cited by Bulgarian media outlets.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 27, 2015, Friday // 09:08 | Viewed: 1805

EU Commission Warns Bulgaria on Implementation of Three Directives

The European Commission made three demands towards Bulgaria in terms of complying with the legislative norms of the Union Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1374

EU Steps Up Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure Against Bulgaria

The European Commission will step up its procedure against Bulgaria due to the excessive macroeconomic imbalances the country has experienced.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1450

European Commission to Present Energy Union Blueprint

The European Commission is to present Wednesday a blueprint for the future Energy Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1005

European Commission Restarts Payments to Bulgaria under Regional Development OP

The European Commission has notified Bulgaria that payments under operational program Regional Development 2007-2013 can now restart.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 23, 2015, Monday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgaria 23rd in EU by EU Funds Absorption

Bulgaria ranks 23rd by EU funds absorption in the 28-nation bloc, according to statistics published by the European Commission's Directorate General for Regional Policy on the 2007-2013 programming period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 22, 2015, Sunday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1857

Bulgaria Climbs 2 Places Up in EU Funds Absorption Ranking

Bulgaria has outpaced Italy and the Czech Republic in the rate of EU fund absorption, EU statistics show.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 20, 2015, Friday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1427

EC OKs Bulgaria’s Good Governance, Science&Education Operational Programs

The European Commission has approved operational programs Good Governance and Science and Education for Smart Growth for the 2014-2020 programming period, according to the press office of the Bulgarian government.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 20:32 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgaria to Be Granted EUR 336 M for Addressing Judicial, Administrative Reforms

The EC approved on Thursday the Operational Programme Good Governance, which foresees the allocation of EUR 336 M for improving the public administration and transparency of the judiciary in Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1221

Bulgaria to Attend White House Anti-Terror Summit

Nine states including Bulgaria will represent the EU at a summit on countering terrorism, to be held in Washington, D.C.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1380

EU Commission Approves EUR 216 M Program On Romania and Bulgaria's Border Regions

EU Commissioner on Regional Policy Corina Crețu has approved the new Interreg trans border program, aimed at assisting 15 border regions across Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2015, Friday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1603