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Bulgaria Marks BGN 1,5 B Anual Losses in Agriculture

Bulgaria incurs an annual loss of about BGN 1,5 B and 500,000 employment opportunities on account of not producing enough agricultural products with added value, the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 15, 2015, Monday // 17:59 | Viewed: 1920

Bulgaria Marks 10% Increase in EU Fund Absorption

Bulgaria has marked a 10% increase in EU funds absorption over the first 5 months of 2015, according to a statement made available through a specialized Directorate to the Bulgarian Council of Ministers.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 12, 2015, Friday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1651

President Warns Bulgaria to be Most Affected by Eventual Greek Default

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev warned on Thursday that Bulgaria will be the most affected country in the event of a Greek default and deepening of the sovereign debt crisis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 21:53 | Viewed: 3034

Bulgaria’s New Public Procurement Law to Reach Parliament in mid-July – Deputy PM

A new Public Procurement Act is expected to reach Parliament in mid-July, according to Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 09:53 | Viewed: 3991

Bulgaria's GDP Growth Surpassed EU Average in First Quarter of 2015

According to the second estimate of Eurostat, which was released on Tuesday, Bulgaria's GDP growth surpassed the EU average in the first quarter of 2015.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 4963

Bulgaria’s President to Attend EU-CELAC Summit in Brussels

Over 60 heads of state and government meet Wednesday in Brussels for the June 10-11 bi-annual summit in Brussels between the European Union and the Community of Latin America and the Caribbean States (CELAC).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1790

Unemployed People to Join Disaster Alleviation Program Near Kardzhali

Close to 164 new employability opportunities will now open in Bulgaria's Kardzhali.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 9, 2015, Tuesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 3998

Bulgaria to Press for Cut in Proposed Migrant Quota

Bulgaria on Monday called for a cut in the proposed migrant relocation and resettlement quotas allocated to the country by the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 8, 2015, Monday // 18:55 | Viewed: 4878

Bulgarian Producers of Oil-Bearing Rose to Get Support under Rural Development Program 2014-2020

Producers of the traditional Bulgarian oil-bearing species of rose will receive additional support via compensatory payments under the Rural Development Program 2014-2020 for the first time, according to Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1864

Bulgaria Needs to Absorb BGN 1.4 B under 2007-2013 Rural Development Program

Rumen Porozhanov, CEO of Bulgaria’s State Fund Agriculture, has described the completion of the 2007-2013 Rural Development Program as a real challenge.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1847

Moody's Affirms Bulgaria's Baa2 Rating

International rating agency Moody's has confirmed Bulgaria's rating in terms of government securities - Baa2, noting a stable prospective developments.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 6, 2015, Saturday // 16:34 | Viewed: 2789

Bulgaria Could Lose EU Funding for 32 Projects under Regional Development OP

32 projects under operational program Regional Development 2007-2014 worth a total of BGN 66 M could lose the EU funding allocated to them, according to Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 5, 2015, Friday // 21:36 | Viewed: 2664

PM Points to Commission Vice-President Bulgaria's Political Will to Fight Corruption

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov pointed to EU Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans the political will of the government to fight corruption in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 4, 2015, Thursday // 21:02 | Viewed: 2305

Bulgaria Launches Activities under Operational Program Environment 2014-2020

Activities related to the implementation of operational program Environment 2014-2020 have started before the official approval by the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 4, 2015, Thursday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1843

Bulgaria 3rd in EU by Completed EU Funds Fraud Investigations - OLAF

Bulgaria is third in the EU by investigations into the use of EU funds concluded in 2014, according to an annual report of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1716

Bulgaria Could Save EUR 700 M through Mediation in Civil, Commercial Disputes - EP

Bulgaria could save around EUR 700 M through mediation in civil and commercial matters, provided that 50% of the cases are settled through the method, according to a survey of the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1512

Bulgarians Often Become Victims of Labor Exploitation Abroad – EU-wide Study

Bulgarians often become victims of labor exploitation abroad, according to a report of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1738

Bulgaria 23rd in EU by EU Funds Absorption

Bulgaria remains 23rd among the 28 EU Member States by EU funds absorption, according statistics of the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 07:36 | Viewed: 1751

Bulgarians Have Lowest Levels of Life Satisfaction in EU – Eurostat

According to the new Eurostat flagship publication on the quality of life in Europe, which was released on Monday, Bulgarians had the lowest levels of life satisfaction in the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 1, 2015, Monday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2137

Bulgaria’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Boasts about Great Interest in Rural Development OP

Bulgaria’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Vasil Grudev has reported a great interest in the 2014-2020 edition of the EU operational program Rural Development.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 31, 2015, Sunday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1584

Bulgaria’s Ilian Vassilev Put on Russia’s Travel Ban List

Bulgaria’s former ambassador to Russia Ilian Vassilev is on Moscow’s list of 89 European Union politicians barred from entering Russia, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said on Saturday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 30, 2015, Saturday // 14:24 | Viewed: 3139