Bulgaria's National Bank issued a coin to mark its EU entry on January 1, 2007. The silver commemorative coin with a nominal value of BGN 0.
Bulgaria and Romania will sign Friday a plan for developing cooperation between their border institutions in 2007. The agreement will regulate the execution of the new system for border patrol and the cooperation between the representatives of the two co
The head of the European integration directorate with the cabinet will temporarily assume the office of Bulgaria's EU Affairs Minister. This was announced by Meglena Kuneva, who served as EU Affairs Minister in the last two governments and was approved i
Bulgaria, as well as all EU member states, will ban the import and production of dangerous cigarette lighters in May next year, the new consumer protection commissioner announced. Meglena Kuneva, who served as Bulgaria's EU Affairs Minister, will take ov
Bulgarian citizens may apply for new health insurance cards as of January 3, 2007, allowing them to receive help in the case of emergencies while they are visiting EU countries.
Bulgaria's villages are not ready for the country's EU Accession, Borislav Borissov, head of the Bulgarian Villages' Association has announced. In a survey taken last week, 79% of the 800 village mayors queried by the Association have admitted that they
Italy will open its labour market for migrant workers from Bulgaria and Romania in just several sectors starting January 1, 2007. Tourism, agriculture and house help will be the areas open to Bulgarians and Romanians.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has issued a statement, congratulating Bulgaria on its EU Accession. The statement was issued through the Europe by Satellite Audiovisual service of the Commission on Thursday.
Bulgaria and Romania are countries to which I have dedicated special attention, European Parliament President Josep Borrell said as he entered his last weeks in office.
Bulgaria's first EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva awarded Wednesday journalists for their contribution for the country's European integration. The official ceremony of the awards, named "Europe - pass it on", took place in the Ministry of Interior.
The Slovenian government decided to leave its labour market open for newcomers Bulgaria and Romania joining the EU on January 1. The decision is in line with Slovenia's endeavours towards free flow of labour in the EU, a statement of the government said
European Union countries are split over whether to impose labour market restrictions on workers from Romania and Bulgaria when the Black Sea states join the EU on Monday, the FT wrote five days ahead of the watershed date.
Bulgaria's citizens will be able to leave the country with their identity cards only after January 1, but they will have to pay a fee of EUR 50 when passing through Serbia. Despite the fact that they wouldn't need their international passport to travel w
Luxembourg government decided to restrict the number of Romanians and Bulgarians allowed to work in the country after joining the EU on January 1. The same restrictions were applied to migrant workers from the eight other eastern European states, which j
Romania's government will announce in the next several months whether the country would impose counter-measures to the EU block on Romanian or Bulgarian migrant workers. A decision on reciprocal administrative or legislative measures will be taken in the
"France will open its market for 62 professions in seven sectors. In doing this, France implements the same approach to Bulgaria as to the countries that acceded to the European Union in 2004, but two years in advance," the French Ambassador to Sofia said
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