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EC May Stop EUR 58 M for Bulgaria under ISPA - Report

The European Commission may stop financing modernization of Sofia's sewerage system under the ISPA programme, if Bulgaria's utilities regulator DKEVR fails to accept the investment plan of the capital's water utility, EC Regional Policy DG officer Carsten

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1610

UK Granted 30,000 Work Permits to Bulgarians, Romanians in 07

More than 30,000 Bulgarians and Romanians have been granted their applications to work in the United Kingdom after the countries' accession to the European Union on January 1, 2007, according to official figures.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 26, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2507

The Netherlands Give EUR 350,000 to Bulgaria to Prevent Disasters

Bulgaria is to receive EUR 350,000 from the Kingdom of the Netherlands for prevention of disasters, Finance Minister Plamen Oresharski announced. The agreement on bilateral support in the framework of the Beautiful Bulgaria programme was signed Tuesday b

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 26, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1487

Bulgaria Inspection Report with Positive Assessment of Road Agency Work

Bulgaria's Finance Minister Oresharski announced Monday that the report on the inspection of Bulgaria's road agency made positive conclusions. After the meeting of the Infrastructure Projects Council, Oresharski said the inspection report gave a rather "

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 25, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1541

Bulgaria, Slovenia: Serbia Not to Give up on EU

Bulgaria and Slovenia called upon the Serbian authorities not to put off the European integration of the country. The urge was voiced on Thursday after the meeting of Bulgaria's PM Stanishev with the Slovenian PM Jansa in Slovenia's capital Ljubljana.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 21, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1766

Bulgaria Absorbed Only 20% of EU Infrastructure Funds

Bulgaria has absorbed about one fifth of the funds for infrastructure from EU's pre-accession ISPA program. According to data published on Tuesday by the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance the total sum for ISPA projects is EUR 1,5 B but so far only EUR 347 M

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 20, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1974

Bulgaria to Reach EU Innovation Level in 20 Years - Report

Bulgaria is expected to reach the level of innovation performance of the developed EU member states within 20 years, a new report on innovations claims. The seventh edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS), an instrument developed at the initi

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 14, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2169

Bulgaria FM Discusses "Black Sea Synergy" in Ukraine

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ivailo Kalfin participates at the first joint meeting of foreign ministers from the European Union and the Black Sea Region states in Kiev, Ukraine.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 14, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1340

EC Urges Wage Moderation in Bulgaria

The European Commission has called on Bulgaria to moderate wages in line with productivity gains and continue tight fiscal policies to safeguard macroeconomic stability amidst rising external imbalances and high inflation. The critique came as part of th

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2304

EC to Criticize Bulgaria over Growth of Salaries in 2007

The European Commission is expected to criticize Bulgaria Wednesday for economy "overheating" with respect to the growth in salary rates in 2007.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1630

Inner London is EU Richest, Poorest Live in Romania, Bulgaria

People in inner London are the richest in the European Union, while the poorest live in regions in Bulgaria, Poland and Romania, according to figures published on Tuesday by Eurostat, the EU's statistical office.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 12, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3270

Bulgaria Finance Minister Visits Brussels for ECOFIN Meeting

Bulgaria's finance minister Plamen Oresharski will take part in the Ecofin meeting of EU finance ministers on Tuesday, the ministry's press service said. The Council is to discuss implementation of the measures under the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP)

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 12, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1261

48 Bulgarian HR Projects Granted EU Money

A total of 48 Bulgarian human resource projects have been granted financing under the Administrative Capacity Operational Programme of the European Union. Bulgaria's State Administration Minister Nikolay Vassilev announced the beneficiaries and presented

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1427

EU Starts Procedure against Bulgaria over Emergency Phone

The European Commission initiated a punitive measure against Bulgaria because of the delay of the putting into operation of the unified emergency phone 112.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1661

Parents Petition EU Parliament over Bulgaria Drug Boss's Sentence

The National Parents Association "Anti-Drugs" (NORA) tabled a protest petition to the European Parliament expressing its deep resentment with the recently pronounced sentence of the drug boss Dimitar Zhelyazkov, aka Mityo Ochite. This was announced by Ve

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 10, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1538

Bulgaria MEPs Deprived of Privileges

Bulgarian Parliament voted legislation on Friday, which deprives Bulgarian members of the European Parliament of the right to use parliamentary cars, state-owned apartments, government holiday houses as well as the VIP service at Sofia Airport. These cha

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 8, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1552

Bulgaria Magistrates Play Down Brussels Warnings

The body, which is in charge of the self-administration and organisation of Bulgaria's judiciary, has shrugged off Brussels criticism over the lack of reforms to fight corruption and crime.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1686

Bulgaria Receives EUR 18 M for Vineyard Restructuring

Bulgaria is to receive about EUR 18 M in 2008 under the EU programme for restructuring and conversion of vineyards, Agriculture Minister Nihat Kabil announced Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 6, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1389

Frattini Mulls Quitting the European Commission - Reports

The European Commission Vice-President Franco Frattini, who hails from Italy, is reportedly considering participation in his country's pre-election campaign on the side of centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi. Frattini - also in charge of justice, secur

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 6, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1216

UK Warned of Bulgarian Roma Influx - Report

Britain has been warned to brace itself for an influx of Bulgarian gypsies planning to plunder the country's benefits system, the Daily Express wrote in its latest issue.

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

Bulgaria Minister Tables EU Reform Treaty for Ratification

The European Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova and Parliament Chair Georgi Pirinski held a special meeting on Tuesday at which the recently signed Treaty of Lisbon was presented for ratification. Earlier the same day, Minister Grancharova opened a con

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 5, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1750
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