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Bulgaria's Security Agency to Work with OLAF against Financial Frauds

Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security DANS is going to cooperate actively with the European Anti-Fraud Office in order to prevent financial malfeasance.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1359

Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor Vows to Improve Communication with OLAF

After his meeting Monday with the OLAF Director Franz-Hermann Br??ner, Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Boris Velchev said his office was going to make efforts to perfect its communication with the European Anti-Fraud Unit. "Obviously, if the Bulgarian instit

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1713

OLAF Director Arrives in Sofia

A delegation of the European Anti-Fraud Office OLAF, led by OLAF's General Director Franz-Hermann Bruner arrived in Sofia Thursday, according to OLAF's press center. The official visit will last two days days while the delegation is going to meet with th

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 21, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1508

EC to Decide About Bulgaria Milk Producers Subsidies in Few Weeks

The European Commission (EC) is going to decide in a few weeks if the subsidy payments made to the Bulgarian milk producers could be considered "state aid or not," according to an EC source, cited by the Bulgaria Information Agency (BTA). The EC must dec

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 18, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1207

OLAF Director General Expected to Arrive in Sofia in Days

The Director of the European Anti-Fraud Office OLAF is going to arrive in Sofia Thursday, according to Sunday publications in the Bulgarian media Franz-Hermann Br??ner is expected to spend two days in Bulgaria and is going to have meetings with the Bulga

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 17, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1001

EC Approves Bulgaria's SAPARD Action Plan

The European Commission approved the action plan on SAPARD program in Bulgaria, as its execution will be carried out by the new management of the State Agriculture Fund. The announcement was made Thursday by the Deputy Finance Minister Dimitar Ivanovski.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1775

Bulgaria Budget to Pay "Decent" SAPARD Projects

Money of the national budget will be used to finance the SAPARD projects that meet all requirements, Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Plugchieva announced. Ms.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1512

EU Smokers to Enjoy "Fire-safe" Cigarettes since 2011

All cigarettes to be sold in the EU member states since 2011 will be fire-safe, the European Commission announced Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 5, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1948

Over 80% of Bulgarians Lack Interest in EU Programs

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Plugchieva announced Tuesday that over 80% of the citizens of the country were uninterested in any information about the programs and funding opportunities of the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 5, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1730

Serbia to Learn from Bulgarian EU Woes

Bulgaria's EU woes and its leaving without financial assistance because of misuse of European funds and corruption should serve as a lesson to Serbia, Serbian broadcaster B92 quoted Nemanja Nenadic from Transparency Serbia as saying.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 3, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1983

Bulgaria Received Over BGN 1 B from EU in 2008

For the first seven months of the year 2008, Bulgaria has received BGN 1,297 B from the European Funds, according to statements coming from Finance Minister Plamen Oresharski. At the same time the country had made a deposit of BGN 392 M in those funds.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1510

Bulgaria Minister Denies Freezing of EUR 1,6 B from EU Transport Program

Bulgaria's Transport Minister Petar Mutafchiev denied Monday the recent publications in the Bulgarian press that the EC had frozen EUR 1,6 B for Bulgaria under the Transport Operative Program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1609

Bulgaria Ranks Last in EU in Fight Against Corruption - Report

Bulgaria is still a corruption State and has not registered any progress in the fight against corruption since 2001, according to research data of "Transparency International Bulgaria."

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2487

Brussels' Blow Might Be Much Heavier than what Bulgaria Knows - Report

Brussels' blow on Bulgaria might be twice as heavier than what the public learned during the past week, according to dariknews.bg citing the Bulgarian daily newspaper "Sega" ("Now").

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 26, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2065

Bulgaria PM Dines with EU Ambassadors in French Embassy

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev participated in a working lunch Friday with the Ambassadors of the EU member states to Sofia. The event took place in the French Embassy at the invitation of the French Ambassador Etienne de Poncins, and was

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1471

The Economist: Balkan Blushes

The European Union softened its criticisms of Bulgaria and Romania, according to the British magazine "The Economist". The publication makes further comments that even by Brussels' polite standards, the criticism has been quite tough.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1840

Bulgaria PM Meets EU Ambassadors

Bulgaria's PM Sergey Stanishev is to meet Friday with ambassadors of EU member states as the working lunch is organized at the invitation of French ambassador to Bulgaria Etienne de Poncins. The meeting is in the frame of the French presidency of the Eur

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1273

Bulgaria Farmers Block Road over Stopped SAPARD Funding

Dozens of Bulgarian farmers blocked a road outside the southern city of Kurdzhali Thursday in protest against the decision of the European Commission to freeze EUR 121 M of SAPARD funds, which was confirmed with the monitoring report on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 24, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1541

Bulgaria Deputy PM: We Could Unfreeze EU Money by Redirecting Projects

Bulgaria could use some of the money from the EU funds by redirecting projects from the agencies stripped off accreditation to allocate EU funds to similar bodies in other ministries, Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Plugchieva said Wednesday. "As the recen

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2438

Bulgaria Interior Min: EC Evaluations Will Stimulate Govt's Work

The evaluations indicated in the current critical report of the European Commission on Bulgaria will stimulate the harder work of the country's government, Interior Minister Mihail Mikov said Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1574

Bulgaria President: EC Reports Should Not Create Negativism

The EC reports on Bulgaria, which were released on Wednesday should not lead to negativism and neglecting the work done by the country's institutions and society, said President Georgi Parvanov in a statement. "Bulgaria is going on its European way and t

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1503
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