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Lithuania Opens Labour Market to Bulgarians

The Lithuanian government has decided to leave its labour market open for newcomers Bulgaria and Romania joining next January. The official statement released on Monday confirmed earlier intentions of Vilnius towards opening its labour market.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 20, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1486

EC Spends EUR 17 M on Bulgaria, Macedonia Transborder Co-op

The European Commission will grant EUR 17 M for transborder cooperation between Bulgaria and Romania, Darik News reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 20, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 976

Bulgaria "Threatens" Greek Market

After January 1, 2007 the Greek market will be flooded with cheap Bulgarian goods, similar to the Chinese ones, Athens' daily Vima has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 20, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1586

Romania's FM: The Sun Report on AIDS Denigrating, Xenophobic

Romania's foreign minister called on the British government to officially decry a report published by a British tabloid newspaper.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 19, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1659

EC Delegation Head: Bulgaria is Ready for EU, but with a Caveat

The newly appointed head of the European Commission Delegation in Bulgaria Michael Humphreys repeated his initially voiced optimism about the country's readiness to join the European Union, but added a few caveats.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 18, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1014

Brok: Bulgaria, Romania, Western Balkans to Overstretch EU

The head of the European Parliament's foreign affairs committee is preparing a scathing response to the European Commission's recently -published strategy on how to deal with enlargement in the future, EUobserver reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 18, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1364

Greece Surprisingly Clamps down on Bulgarian, Romanian Migrants

Greece has decided to curb immigration from Bulgaria and Romania after the two countries join the European Union in January, local reports said, contrary to all expectations in neighbouring Bulgaria. "Stop for Bulgarians and Romanians on Greece's labour

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1600

Iceland Closes Labour Market for Bulgarians, Romanians

Iceland announced officially that they will be closing the labour market doors for Bulgarian and Romanian migrant workers. The spokeswoman of Romania's Foreign Ministry Corina Vintan told BNR that Iceland had made its decision final.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1452

Bulgaria Splurges BGN 3 M on EU Entry Festivities

Bulgaria will spend more than BGN 3 M for the celebrations of the country's EU entry on January 1, 2007. The Cabinet decided to spare BGN 2.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 991

EU Presidency 2008 Tables Joint Agenda

Germany, Portugal and Slovenia have coined agreement on their joint agenda for the next three turns at the helm of the European Union's rotating presidency. The news was announced by Portugal's secretary of state for European affairs, Manuel Lobo Antunes

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 828

Italy to Let in Romanians on a Condition

Italy may open its labour market to workers from Romania if Bucharest agrees to co-operate on combating organised crime, EurActiv reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1104

Bulgarian, Romanian Migrants to Bring "AIDS Epidemic" to UK

Britain is facing an AIDS epidemic due to immigrants, a problem, which will hit a critical point when Romania and Bulgaria join the EU next year, the British The Sun wrote in its latest issue.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3160

Head of EC Delegation: Bulgaria is Going the Right Way

Bulgaria's PM Sergey Stanishev held his first meeting on Wednesday with the newly appointed head of the European Commission Delegation in Bulgaria Michael Humphreys. Stanishev and Humphreys discussed the challenges the country will face after its EU acce

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 15, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 999

ID Cards - All Bulgarians Need to Travel in EU

Bulgarian citizens will be allowed to travel in EU member states only with their ID cards and in line with the Schengen agreement as of 2007, when the country will join the European block.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 15, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8461

UK to Rethink Closed Doors Policy for Bulgaria, Romania

The UK government will rethink the labour market situation and it may bring down the restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian migrant workers after the first year. The labour market doors may only stay shut for a year instead of for two, UK's Minister for

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 15, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2305

MEPs Frown at "Scanty Portfolio" of Romanian Commissioner

MEPs seem to be disgruntled with the new multilinguism portfolio assigned to Romania's candidate for EU Commissioner, Leonard Orban. Two weeks ahead of a thorough test for the nominee, Socialist MEP Martin Shultz doubted the efficiency and need to have s

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1501

Denmark Votes Bulgaria's EU Accord Nov 21

Denmark will line the rest of EU member states with ratification of the Accession Treaty of Bulgaria and Romania on November 21. The date for final approval of the key accord was fixed at the end of a second reading of the law on ratification passed Tues

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 834

Estonia Confirms Open Doors for Bulgarian, Romanian Jobseekers

Estonia will not impose any measures to curb the free movement of labour force from Bulgaria and Romania, the country's prime minister said in Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 996

Bulgarian Diehard Democrats Replace EP Observer

The Democrats for Strong Bulgaria have decided to replace their observer to the European Parliament, despite reports Dimitar Abadzhiev may stay as an independent. MP Konstantin Dimitrov will leave for Strasbourg, the diehard rightists decided at a meetin

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 722

Italy Labour Policy May Discriminate between Bulgaria, Romania

Italy will decide in the next few weeks whether to let in Romanian and Bulgarian workers from January or curb immigration from the EU's two newest member states, an unnamed source from the Interior told AFP. The decision may not be uniform for the two co

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1204

Van Orden: I Never Asked for Nuke Closure Delay

Geoffrey Van Orden, rapporteur for Bulgaria in the European Parliament, vehemently denied to have requested the extension of the lifetime of Kozloduy nuke units 3 and 4.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 803
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