80% of the base stations of the second GSM operator, about 50% of the network of Cosmo Bulgaria Mobile (CBM) is now ready, GloBul`s CEO Nikos Avgerinos said. At the end-week the installation works will begin.
aheadCouncil on European Integration adopted positions on 3 chapters of the EU accession negotiations – Agriculture, Free Movement of People and Social Policy and Employment, Vladimir Kissyov, Bulgaria`s Chief Negotiator with the EU and Deputy Foreign Min
Bulgarian airline carrier `Balkan` is again listed in the computer reservation system Amadeus, after it was taken out in February, when it stopped flying. Re-opening of the flights to Frankfurt and Berlin is expected to take place at the end of June, wher
There is no immediate threat to Bulgaria`s national security arising from the complicated situation in Macedonia and suspected Bulgaria`s involvement in the attack against Macedonian President Boris Traykovsky`s office on Wednesday, was an attempt to prov
PM Ivan Kostov convened an emergency sitting of the Security Council because of the complication of the crisis in Macedonia. Bulgarian Minister of Defense, Boiko Noev, commented that the introduction of martial law in Macedonia was not a solution of the p
The owner of the car from which an unknown attacker shot twice at the office of Macedonian President Boris Trajkovsky on the second floor of the Parliament in Skopje on Wednesday, was not a Bulgarian citizen, Bulgarian Internal Minister, Emanyil Yordanov
Members of the King`s movement expressed apprehensions that the vote may turn out to be corrupt. The Election law is composed so that 4 to 7% of the votes may be changed in favor of a certain party, Dimitar Kerin, Chairman of the Bulgarian Association for
The gun attack to Macedonian presidency last night was done from a black Opel Vectra with Bulgarian registration label, was announced this morning. Skopie police said the car was registered by Macedonian firm in Bulgaria, but prefer to keep the name of th
Bulgaria`s population numbered 8 149 500 by December 31, 2000, the data from National Statistical Institute (NSI), showed. The population figure dropped by 41 408 in 2000 due to the difference between the number of births and deaths.
Balkanpharma Holding, Bulgaria`s biggest pharmaceutical manufacturer loses the right to export drugs to Russia, the Standart newspaper reads. The licensing contracts between the works in Troyan and Doupnitsa and Pharmachim Holding were canceled immediatel
In end-July 2000, the Moody`s credit agency shifted from a `positive` to `stable` the prospects under the B2 rating of Bulgaria. Bulgaria will be assessed when the next government voices its program, Plamen Oresharski, Deputy Finance Minister, said after
King`s pronouncement yesterday sent such an obviously socialist message to the people that even George Purvanov (from Bulgarian Socialist Party) became enthusiastic, Bulgarian PM Ivan Kostov commented ex-monarch statement.
Macedonia`s PM Ljubco Georgievski has called for a state of war to be declared following the killing of five soldiers by ethnic Albanian rebels. Declaring a state of war would allow the military to call up all able-bodied men to fight against ethnic Alba
Well-bred, well-connected and impeccably tailored, ex-King Simeon II is by most accounts a prince of a fellow and many people in Bulgaria think he would make an excellent president or prime minister for their beleaguered country, article in Chicago Tribun
The Brussels Airport, the fifth largest in Europe, will suggest a new business plan for the Varna Airport by mid-June, the airport`s Deputy CEOHerman Hoekermanns, said. About that time the team the consulting firm Spiekerman Engineering Co will prepare th
The reshuffles in the Russian-based company Gazprom will lead to a sharp rise of the prices of the natural gas, Sasho Donchev, CEO of Overgaz, reported. Currently its price in Bulgaria is the lowest one in Europe.
US AMBO Corporation is ready to invest in the construction of the Burgas-Vlyora oil pipeline, Corporation`s CEO Edward Fergusson, said after a meeting with Vice PM and Economy Minister Petar Jotev. The project, together with financial analyses on the faci
Spokesman of Bulgarian Foreign Ministry, Radko Vlaikov is going to sue for calumny the laywer of the Bulgarian medics in Libya detained in infecting 393 children with HIV virus, Vladimir Sheitanov. The laywer has accused Mr.
In a joint statement the Presidents of Bulgaria and Macedonia, Peter Stoyanov and Boris Trajkovski, say that warranty of the stability and prosperity in the entire region is possible only by solving all existing problems peacefully, through a political di
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