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Bulgarian MEPs Filiz Husmenova and Evgeni Kirliov were elected vice-chairs in the Committee on Regional Development (REGI) on Wednesday.
Husmenova, who is now third vice-chair of REGI, was nominated for the post by the Group of the Alliance of Liberals
Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov will deliver a speech in the European Parliament, which is part of the program during his official visit to Brussels on Wednesday.
Parvanov will also meet the EP President Hans-Gert Poetering.
Bulgarian authorities have opened a hot line for issues concerning the citizens and their rights in the European Union.
Dialing 0800 1 2007 for free the callers are invited to leave automatic messages with their requests and may expect official response
Bulgaria's education minister opened a two-day conference dedicated to the start of the EU Seventh Research Framework Programme 2007-2013 (FP7).
Minister Daniel Valchev opened the conference on Wednesday in Sofia's Sheraton Hotel.
Bulgarian customs authorities have disassembled the border signs and the barriers that once separated the territory of neighboring Bulgaria from Romania and Greece, now all EU members.
On January 1, the three states' customs officials officially removed
Universities in the Netherlands will be reducing tuition taxes for Bulgarians, now that they are part of the EU, Willem van Ee, the country's Ambassador to Sofia explained at a press conference on Tuesday.
The briefing presented the Dutch educational sys
Cyprus has confirmed Bulgarian workers will continue to be favored for work on the island after the Balkan country entered the EU.
Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin met Monday with his Cypriot counterpart Yiorgos Lillikas in Sofia.
The European Commission's employees tower to more than 54,000, researchers at the Westminster think tank Open Europe claim, as cited by Daily Telegraph.
Only a quarter of the citizens in the big eurozone countries have a positive view of the entry into the European Union this year of Bulgaria and Romania, according to an FT-Harris poll.
The survey showed that most adults in the largest European countries
Bulgaria might join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM) in the summer of 2007, EU officials said.
The ERM is a two-year monetary test for stability of the country before it enters the Euro zone.
Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces party will participate on the MEPs elections independently, its leader Petar Stoyanov announced on Sunday.
EU's Health Commissioner Markos Kyprianou will call for a ban on smoking in public places throughout the Union.
Kyprianou will table a paper for discussion on Tuesday, suggesting that such a ban be introduced in all EU country members.
Bulgarians could get European salaries in 2230 at the earliest, Institute for Market Economics survey shows.
The results show that if the pays rise by 5% or 8% annually they will be the same as the European ones respectively in 2080 and in 2043.
Ministers from 17 European Union countries, including Bulgaria, are due to meet in the Spanish capital, Madrid, to raise their voices in support of the idea of an EU constitution.
The countries sending ministers to the meeting are: Austria, Belgium, Bulg
The European Commissioner for Energy recommended that Bulgaria bury hopes for reopening two decommissioned units of its only nuclear power plant at Kozloduy.
At a press conference in Brussels Andris Piebalgs said a reopening of Kozloduy's units 3&4 could
Turkish nationals will be allowed to travel free across Bulgaria with a Schengen visa under changes to the visa agreement between the two countries.
The European Commission quoted for the first time Thursday figures from the funds collected in the international health fund raised for HIV-infected children from Benghazi.
A total of EUR 120 M are collected in the fund, European Commissioner for Externa
Bulgaria's "action plan" for saving Units 3&4 of the Nuclear Power Plant in Kozloduy includes one big event per month, Economy and Energy Minister Rumen Ovcharov said Wednesday.
The fact that Bulgaria is dwelling hard on into the issue doesn't mean that
The African Union called on the European Union not to put under pressure Libya in its bid to free the six medics sentenced to death there.
An official reception on the occasion of Bulgaria and Romania's EU accession took place in the residence of the German consul in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
The reception was organized on the initiative of Bulgaria and Romania's consuls and gathered repres
Bulgaria's energy minister is expected to introduce an action plan for the saving of Kozloduy NPP's units 3 and 4 on Thursday.
Energy Minister Rumen Ovcharov is supposed to bring in the plan on Wednesday's meeting of the council of ministers.
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