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EP Committee on Budgetary Control to Present Report about Bulgaria

The Committee on Budgetary Control at the European Parliament (EP) is preparing a report about Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Information Agency (BTA) reported. The report is a follow-up of the official visit of the EP delegation in the country between Septembe

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 3, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1876

EC Forecasts Economic Slow Down and High Inflation for Bulgaria

Buoyant growth to slow down, large external imbalances and high inflation are in the forecast for Bulgaria, according to the business prognosis of the European Commission released on Monday. Economic activity has so far remained robust and resilient to

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 3, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3074

EP Draft Report: Bulgaria's Macroeconomic Stability Impressive

The Committee on Budgetary Control of the European Parliament is preparing a report on Bulgaria, which accounts for the country's macroeconomic stability, the Darik Radio reported Sunday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 2, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2508

Bulgarians with Highest Economic Confidence in EU

The confidence of Bulgarians in their country's economy is the highest in the EU, according an index of the European Commission reflecting the economic confidence levels in the Union member states.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 31, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2045

Euro Area Unemployment Stable at 7.5%

The euro area unemployment rate remains stable and stood at 7.5% in September 2008,according to data published by Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 31, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1499

Euro Area Inflation Down to 3.2%

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 3,2% in October 2008 according to a preliminary estimate issued by Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 31, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 943

EC to Sanction Bulgaria Over Environmental Violations

The European Commission (EC) is the authority that could file a lawsuit against Bulgaria for environmental violations, according to David Hammerstein, member of the European Parliament (EP) from the Green Party. Hammerstein sated that the EC would be pre

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 30, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1358

EU, IMF, World Bank Loan Hungary EUR 20 B amidst Global Financial Turmoil

The European Union, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank are ready to provide Hungary with loans of the total amount of EUR 20 B in order to prop up the country's economy amidst the raging global financial crisis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 29, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1510

EU Delegation Visit Bulgaria's Rila over Illegal Construction

As more than 170,000 people have signed a petition against the ongoing illegal construction in Bulgaria's mountains, a delegation of 6 members of the European Parliament went Tuesday to the Rila mountain to check the problem on the spot. The delegation i

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1541

EU Research Institutes Launch European Energy Research Alliance

EU Commissioners for Research and Energy, Janez Potocnik and Andris Piebalgs welcomed Tuesday the initiative of leading research institutes in the European Union to found the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1936

Bulgaria Risks Becoming EU Cautionary Tale - Report

"Bulgaria risks becoming EU cautionary tale," states the title of an article published Monday in the electronic edition of International Herald Tribune. "When Bulgaria joined the European Union last year, this was supposed to mark the start of an ambitio

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1835

European Court of Justice Head: New Members Best at Applying EU Law

The newly accepted EU member states apply the block's law system even better than the older ones, the President of the European Court of Justice, Vassilios Skouris, said Monday. The statement was made during Mr.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 27, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1763

OLAF Spokesman: Bulgaria Shows Political Will to Cooperate with Us

The spokesman of the EU Anti-Fraud Office OLAF Alessandro Buttice stated Monday there were strong trends showing that Bulgaria's authorities had the political will to cooperate increasingly with his institution.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 27, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2614

EU, Asian Leaders Agree to "Stick Together" amidst Financial Crisis

The leaders of the 27 EU members and of 16 Asian states, including the states from the ASEAN, have agreed to cooperate in order to tackle the effects of the raging global financial crisis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 25, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1997

European Parliament Awards Sakharov Prize to Chinese Political Activist

The European Parliament's awarded Thursday its 2008 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to the Chinese political activist, prominent human rights activist and dissident Hu Jia. Hu Jia has embraced a wide range of causes, including environmental issues,

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2566

European Parliament Declares 1930s Ukrainian Famine Crime Against Humanity

The Members of the European Parlaiment (MEP) issued a resolution Thursday describing the artificial famine in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as "an appalling crime against the Ukrainian people, and against humanity". According to the resolution, the Holodomor fami

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1844

Bulgaria Govt Hires Belgian Lobbyists over Post-EU-Accession Troubles

Bulgaria's government has hired the Brussels law firm Alber & Geiger as consultants as it lobbies the European Commission over its decision to freeze significant amounts of its EU funding, the UK publication Legal Week reported Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2002

PM Reports on Bulgaria's Role in EU Decision-making Process

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev presented Wednesday the first official report on the country's role in the decision-making process in the EU under the Slovenian and French Presidency. "During the past two years since Bulgaria became a member o

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 22, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1814

EU to Give EUR 4.5 B to Western Balkans, Turkey - Report

The EU is to provide EUR 4.5 B in financial aid coming under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) programme for eight southeastern European countries until 2010.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 21, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1446

Annual Meeting of Chief Auditors of EU Structural Funds Held in Cardiff

The annual meeting of the "Homologues' Group" of European auditors opened Monday in Cardiff and is hosted this year by the Welsh Assembly Government as announced in apr??s release of the European commission. Danuta H??bner, Commissioner for Regional Poli

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 20, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2116

European Council Sets up Mechanism to Deal with Financial Crisis

The European Council declared Thursday that the European Union (EU) leaders had agreed on the need for coordinated economic policies to deal with current and future financial crises. At the two-day summit in Brussels, the 27 EU member states agreed to ba

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 16, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1883
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