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Eurozone Leaders Agree on Joint Plan to Tackle Financial Crisis

The leaders of the Eurozone states agreed late Sunday night in Paris on a joint package to deal with the consequences of the raging global financial crisis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 13, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1413

Bulgaria Famous Rose to Be Planted in France

Oleaginous roses from the Bulgarian region of Kazanlak are going to be planted in front of the City Hall in the French suburb of Saint Herblain on October 12. Saint Herblain is the largest suburb of the city of Nantes, and lies adjacent to its west side.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 9, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1658

Bulgaria Road Fund Has Abused EU Funds in 21 Projects

The former Bulgarian "Road Fund," which has been transformed into an Agency under the management of the Bulgarian Prime Minister has illegally approved 21 projects form the European Union "Regional Development" program. The information was announced Tues

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3345

Over Hundred Bulgarians Work for EC

A total of 143 Bulgarians currently hold administrative jobs at the European Commission (EC) in Brussels with a hiring goal of 227 by 2011, according to the EC. 102 Bulgarians have assistant positions with a quote of 133, which must be filled by 2011.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1565

Bulgaria Deputy PM Defines Work of New Road Agency as Unsatisfactory

The Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Plugchieva has ordered weekly monitoring of the work of the National "Road Infrastructure" Agency due to serious delays in projects from the European Union PHARE and ISPA programs. The Deputy Prime Minister def

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 6, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1726

Bulgaria PM Inaugurates Informational Campaign for Rural Areas Development

Bulgarian farmers are going to receive EUR 5 B for the seven year period between 2007 and 2013, as announced Friday by the Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev. Stanishev spoke at the official ceremony to inaugurate the start of the informational ca

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 3, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2300

Bulgaria Establishes Special Unit to Deal with Misuse of European Funds

A special unit composed of five prosecutors is going to deal with the misuse of European funds from the SAPARD, ISPA, PHARE and "Leonardo da Vinci" programs, according to the spokesperson of the Chief Prosecutor. The order of the Chief Prosecutor establi

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 3, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1640

European Delegation Sends Mixed Message about Bulgaria Progress

Bulgaria has made good progress in the development of its macroeconomics and in the fight against corruption, according to Members of the European Parliament from the Budget Control Commission. The delegation is visiting Bulgaria on the initiative of Bul

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 1, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2162

EP Delegation to Supervise EU Funds' Absorption in Bulgaria

A delegation from the European Parliament, led by the Regional Development Committee's head Gerardo Galeote, is to supervise the way the EU funds are absorbed in Bulgaria. The aim of the officials, who arrived in Sofia on Tuesday, is to check whether the

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 30, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2579

EC to Impose Sanctions on Bulgaria over Unreal Electricity and Heating Bills

The EU Commissioner for consumer protection Meglena Kuneva announced Monday the European Commission was going to start a penal procedure against the country if it was discovered that the electricity and heating bills were larger than the actual consumptio

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 29, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2510

EC Representatives Inspect Construction of Danube Bridge II

Representatives of the European Commission are visiting the northwest Bulgarian city of Vidin on Friday and Saturday in order to inspect the construction of the so called Danube Bridge II, which will connect Bulgaria to the Romanian town of Calafat across

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 26, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1882

Sofia Mayor Meets EU Commissioners in Brussels

The Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov met Wednesday in Brussels with the European Commissioner for Environment Stavros Dimas, and the European Commissioner for Justice, Freedom and Security Jacques Barrot.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 24, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2317

Sofia Hosts Conference Focused on Misuse of EU Funds

Bulgaria must prove that it deserves its European membership, according to the statement of Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Plugchieva at the official opening Wednesday of a conference focused on the misuse of European funds. The conference is held in Sofi

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 24, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1722

Bulgaria Under EU Pressure Over Corruption and Organized Crime - Report

The European Union (EU) continues their watch over the Bulgarian authorities, who are dragging their feet when putting alleged gangsters on trial, according to an article published in the British daily "Guardian" on Friday. The publication talks about Bu

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 19, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2680

EC Speeds up Procedures for Construction of Nabucco Pipeline

The European Commission is taking measures to accelerate the start of the construction of the Nabucco gas transit pipeline, the Greek TV station EPT 3 announced Thursday citing Ferran Tarantella, the speaker of the EU energy commissioner.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7616

EC Postpones Trial Against Bulgaria Over Emergency Hot Line

The European Commission (EC) has decided Thursday to postpone by three months the initiation of legal proceedings against Bulgaria before the Court of Justice of the European Communities in Luxembourg, over the 112 emergency hot line. The EC has also pos

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1584

EU Agriculture Commissioner Meets with Bulgarian Milk Producers

The European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Mariann Fishel Boel is going to meet with representatives of the Bulgarian milk producers in Brussels on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3535

Bulgaria Expected to Block EU Sanctions against Russia - Report

Russia's Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov stated Wednesday that he expected that Bulgaria would veto any potential EU sanctions against Russia, mediapool.bg reported citing Chizhov's interview with the Brussels correspondent of the Bulgarian National

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2654

Bulgaria Ranked Third in EU in Tax Evasion

Bulgaria ranks third in the European Union in tax evasion, according to a report prepared by Associazione Contribuenti Italiani and the Klrs Network of Business Ethics.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 16, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3043

EU Foreign Ministers Ask Bulgaria, Romania to Speed up Combating Corruption

The Foreign Ministers of the 27 EU member states asked Monday Bulgaria and Romania to accelerate the pace of their fight against corruption.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 15, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2693

Bulgaria Ranks Fifth in EU by Compliance with European Legislature

Bulgaria ranks fifth among the 27 countries members of the European Union (EU) by the percentage of the EU directives included in the national legislature, according to Gergana Grancharova, Bulgarian Minister for the EU Affairs. Grancharova spoke Saturda

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 13, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2702
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