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Romania May Decrease Ferryboat Taxes

Romania may drip the ferryboat taxes that it gathers from the Oryahovo-Bechet line that connects it to Bulgaria, Transport Minister Petar Mutafchiev told journalists in Brussels. Passengers have been complaining of the high taxes for a while now and Roma

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1157

Bulgaria Joined Euro Controle Route

Bulgaria became Thursday a full-fledged member of the Euro Controle Route, EU's press centre informed. The country is an observer in the organization since the beginning of 2007, when it joined the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 959

EU Legal Action Against Bulgaria over Missing Info on Greenhouse Emissions

The European Commission is taking legal action against six member states, Bulgaria among them, for failing to provide information required as part of the EU's efforts to combat climate change, the European executive said on Thursday. Bulgaria will receiv

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 957

Rehn: Failure on Kosovo to Trigger Chaos in the Balkans

EU enlargement chief Olli Rehn has warned of "instability and even chaos in the Balkans" if the UN Security Council fails to agree on a solution for the controversial Kosovo issue, dpa reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1070

European Transport Ministers Discuss Air Agreement with US

Transport and telecommunications ministers from the 27 EU member states will meet on Thursday to discuss the progress reached on the air transport agreement with the US. The open-skies agreement will allow European airlines, for the first time, to run tr

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 723

Eastern Europeans "Harder Working" than Scottish Counterparts

Most construction industry managers think Eastern Europeans work harder than their Scottish counterparts and many believe they are more skilled, according to a new survey, cited by the Herald.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 838

Michael Humphreys: Bulgaria Gets EUR 7 B from EU Until 2014

Bulgaria is to receive EUR 7 B form the EU during the first seven years after the country's accession to the block, said the Head of the European Commission Representation Michael Humphreys on Wednesday. "Bulgaria was ready to join the European family bu

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1469

Bulgaria Opens 6 Offices for Biometrical Data in North Africa

Bulgaria's envoys to six countries in North Africa will open officesers for biometrical data, EU Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova announced on Wednesday. She announced the news upon delivering her report for her work as a deputy foreign minister for

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 994

Most Bulgarians Unaware How to Vote for MEPs - Survey

The biggest part of Bulgarians is totally unaware of the preferential voting for MEPs on May 20, a survey of Barometer info has showed. It was carried out among 909 Bulgarians in the period March 17-19.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 957

Arte TV Airs Bulgaria-Dedicated Series

French-German Arte TV has aired a series of films dedicated on Bulgaria to mark the country's EU accession.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 899

Bulgaria's Election Body Frowns at "Jailed Nurses for MEPs" Idea

Officials from the Central Election Committee firmly objected to the recently hatched idea that the five nurses, jailed in Libya, are nominated for MEPs in Bulgaria's first upcoming elections for European parliamentarians.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1986

Bulgaria's Fin Min Shares EU Integration Experience with Turkish Counterpart

Bulgaria's financial minister conferred Tuesday with the Turkish state minister on the process of Euro-integration as Turkey is currently a candidate country to the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1088

Bulgaria, Slovenia Sign Scientific Coop Agreement

Bulgaria and Slovenia signed an agreement setting up a framework for scientific cooperation between the two countries, Darik News reported on Tuesday. The agreement was signed in Sofia by Bulgaria's Education Minister Daniel Valchev and his Slovenian cou

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1002

Bulgarians Want Libya-Jailed Nurses for MEPs, Law Forbids It

Citizens from Bulgaria's seaside city of Varna have started gathering signatures in support of nominating the five Libya-jailed Bulgarian nurses as MEP candidates. Officials from the Central Election Commission, however, have countered them explaining th

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 879

Bulgaria Among EU Countries Least Liked by Germans - Poll

Bulgaria is one of the five countries least liked by Germans, according to a poll by German TV network ZDF, BTA news agency reported on Monday. Poland remains the least liked country among Germans, with 23% of the 1,235 respondents in the poll picking it

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1685

MEP Elections to Cost Bulgaria BGN 12 M

The upcoming elections for Bulgarian members of the European Parliament may cost the country up to BGN 12 M, State Administration Minister Nikolay Vassilev predicted. Vassilev said he expects that the BGN 8 M that the government has planned to allocate t

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 779

Bulgaria 3rd in High Inflation Rates in EU - Survey

Bulgaria is among the countries with highest inflation in the EU, results of an Eurostat survey show. The Euro area annual inflation is stable at 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1736

Bulgaria's Rightists Warn of Russian Trojan horses in EP

The right-wing hard-liners from Democrats for Strong Bulgaria warned of the danger of vesting what they called Russia's "Trojan horses" with the power of European parliamentarians. "We need MEPs who know how to read and understand Bulgaria's interests, u

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3012

Bulgaria's Commissioner: EU Must Expand Further

The EU should continue enlarging so that to preserve the hopes of those countries, which want to access to it, the consumer affairs commissioner, Bulgarian Meglena Kuneva said at a lecture at the Sofia University on Friday. The block's enlargement helps

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1096

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party Sure to Win 3 MEP Seats

Bulgaria's Turkish ethnic Movement for Rights and Freedoms party is sure to get three MEP seats on the forthcoming votes, party's leader Ahmed Dogan announced Friday. The party will try to win another, fourth seat, Dogan said before the central committee

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 965

Michael Humphreys: Bulgaria Doing Well in the EU

The first two months of Bulgaria's EU membership can be considered a success, Michael Humphreys, Head of the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria, said during a visit to the southwestern town of Sandanski. Bulgaria is taking her role seriously

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1082