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Bulgarian Mins, EU Ambassadors Discuss Funds Management at Working Breakfast

Several Bulgarian ministers had Tuesday a working breakfast with the ambassadors of some EU member states to the country. The Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Plugchieva introduced before the EU officials the methods the European funds are currently managed

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 2, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1493

EU Leaders Hold Emergency Summit over Russia - Georgia Conflict

EU leaders, including Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev, are to hold an emergency summit in Brussels to discuss the crisis between Georgia and Russia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 1, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1803

EC Vice President Verheugen: I have Three Great News about Bulgaria

The citizens of Bulgaria must realize that they should not allow the image of their country to be discredited by a handful of individuals, who are the foundation of organized crime in Bulgaria, according to the Vice President of the European Commission G?

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 28, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2723

Verheugen: Bulgaria Can Contribute to EU Position on Caucasus Conflict

The Vice President of the European Commission G??nter Verheugen said Wednesday he believed Bulgaria could make a significant contribution to the position of the EU on the conflict in Georgia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1768

EC Vice President Verheugen: Bulgaria's Economic Progress Is Impressive

The Vice President of the European Commission G??nter Verheugen, who is also the Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry, praised Bulgaria for its impressive economic progress during his visit to Sofia on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1428

OLAF Experts Arrive to Bulgaria for Further SAPARD Inspections

Experts of the European Anti-Fraud Office OLAF arrived to Sofia Monday on a mission to inspect payments to Bulgarian firms made under EU's SAPARD Program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 25, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1388

OLAF Director Expects Stricter State Control over EU Funds in Bulgaria

The Director of the European Anti-Fraud Office Franz-Hermann Br??ner said Friday he expected the Bulgarian state institutions would exert stricter control over the absorption of EU funding.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1708

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: 1389

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: 1742

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: 1530

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: 1219

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: 1024

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: 1782

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: 1537

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: 1976

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: 1744

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: 1998

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: 1519

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: 1621

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: 2510

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: 2124
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