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EC: Bulgaria Should Abolish Regulated Electricity Prices

The European Commission has recommended that Bulgaria abolish regulated electricity prices in a report on the internal energy market.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 13, 2014, Monday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1075

Bulgaria Granted EU Flood Damage Aid of EUR 10.5 M

The EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) has allocated a total of EUR 10 500 000 to Bulgaria in aid for flood damage.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 10, 2014, Friday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1034

Bulgaria May Restore Payments under Frozen EU Programs by end-October

Iliyana Tsanova, caretaker Deputy Prime Minister in charge of EU funds, has suggested that Bulgaria may recover blocked payments under the EU operational programs Environment and Regional Development by end-October.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 907

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Govt Fast-Tracks Preparations for EUR 500 M Loan from EIB

Bulgaria’s caretaker government is fast-tracking preparations for signing an agreement for a EUR 500 M loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1036

Non-Nationals Account for 1% of Sofia’s Population - Eurostat

Eurostat has published statistics on the share of non-nationals of the total population of EU cities.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 08:56 | Viewed: 1103

Bulgaria's IM, Prison Employees to Get EU Human Rights Convention Handbooks

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry, prison and other administrative organizations employees will be given a European Convention on Human Rights handbook for non-specialists, the Ministry of Justice reports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 780

Bulgarian Project Wins Award in European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2014

The “Brandiko” project of Bulgaria’s Ministry of Economy and Energy has won a prize in the category “Investing in entrepreneurial skills” at the 8th annual edition of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 3, 2014, Friday // 15:50 | Viewed: 977

Bulgaria to Select Certifying Authority for Rural Development Program by Direct Agreement

Bulgaria’s Agriculture Ministry will select a certifying authority for the Rural Development Program through a procedure by direct agreement in a bid to save time.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 3, 2014, Friday // 14:32 | Viewed: 751

Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva Unanimously Approved For EC VP

Bulgaria's nominee for the European Commission Kristalina Georgieva was unanimously approved for EC VP for Budget and Human Resources by the group representatives in the European Parliament committees, reports the Club Z website, quoting sources in Brusse

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 20:46 | Viewed: 1305

MEPs Grill Bulgaria's Georgieva at EU Parliament

The hearing of Kristalina Georgieva, the incoming EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, is to take place in Brussels on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1488

EU Envoy Confident Canada Working to Resolve Bulgaria Visa Concerns

The EU has been assured Canada is working to address concerns from Bulgaria and Romania over its entry visa requirement for their nationals, the EU’s envoy to Canada has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1293

Bulgaria May Lose EUR 1.2 B in EU Funding by End-Year

Bulgaria should absorb EUR 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 09:24 | Viewed: 3216

Bulgaria Sends Firearms, Ammo to Iraqi Government

Bulgaria has granted arms and ammunition worth about BGN 6 M to Iraq as part of an international effort to back the Iraqi government in its fight against Islamic State militants.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1219

Bulgaria’s President Calls for Fair Distribution of Immigration Burden in EU

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has underscored the need for an integrated European approach to refugee issues at an informal meeting of the Arraiolos Group in Braga, Portugal.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 839

EU Offers Further EUR165 M in Aid to Farmers Hit by Russian Sanctions

The European Commission is providing EUR 165 M under a new scheme to help fruit and vegetable producers hurt by the Russian ban on EU agricultural imports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 772

Bulgarian Attar Of Roses Gets EU Protection Of Geographical Indication

Bulgarian attar of roses gets a status of protected geographical indication, said the European Commission in a press statement.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 26, 2014, Friday // 09:12 | Viewed: 3455

EC Urges Bulgaria to Amend Water Legislation

The European Commission said on Thursday it is sending Bulgaria two reasoned opinions related to water legislation.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 1040

EBA Investigates Possible Breach Of EU Law In Bulgaria

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has launched an investigation of possible breach of EU law in Bulgaria, in connection to the situation with the troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB), said the authority in a press statement.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1549

EC Opens Infringement Proceedings Against Bulgaria over KTB

The European Commission (EC) said on Thursday it is opening infringement proceedings against Bulgaria for its failure to allow clients of troubled Corpbank (KTB) access to their money.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2184

EC May Start Treating Bulgaria, Romania Separately in Justice, Home Affairs Reports

Caretaker Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov has warned about the risk of Bulgaria being treated separately from Romania in the EC monitoring in the sphere of justice and home affairs.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 11:40 | Viewed: 4042

Bulgaria OKs BGN 2.136 B Budget of Human Resources Development OP 2014-2020

Bulgaria’s caretaker government has adopted a draft of Operational Program "Human Resources Development" 2014-2020.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1016