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KING`S PARTY OPENS OFFICE

National movement Simeon II, which will run for the forthcoming elections and was launched a week ago opened today office at Tsar Shishman Street downtown Sofia. The chief of staff will be Nikolay Matinov, Bulgarian living for the past 27 years in the USA

Business | April 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 494

BG GOVERNMENT REPORTS TO BUSINESSMEN

Bulgarian government held an open session in Sofia with more than 450 participants in Business Easter discussions. Ministers reported to the business representatives, some of them Bulgarian living abroad, on their activities.

Business | April 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556

NETHERLANDS TO GRANT FL 17.8 M TO BG

BG Deputy Prime Minister P. Jotev and Dick Benschop, Dutch State Secretary for Foreign Affairs signed a memorandum of understanding on development of projects between BG and the Netherlands.

Business | April 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 553

TELECOM STRATEGY ALMOST READY

Strategy for the sale of the Bulgarian Telecom (BTC) is almost ready and will be submitted for approval to the government before general elections June 17, Transport and Telecom Minister A. Slavinski stated.

Business | April 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 612

IMG DIRECTOR FOR BG ARRIVED IN SOFIA

Johannes de Beaufort Wijnholds, director of the IMF `Dutch Group`, responsible also for Bulgaria arrived in Sofia. A new agreement with Bulgaria will be discussed after the elections, he said at the airport.

Business | April 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1261

KOSTOV TO US INVITED BY VP CHANEY

Bulgarian prime minister I. Kostov will pay visit to the United States in May to meet vice president R.

Business | April 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 576

NATO TO BUILD MEDICAL AIR BASE IN BG

NATO will provide equipment for a modern air base center for airborne emergency medical help in the vicinity of Plovdiv. The new medical center will be built on the site of the existing military hospital and it will be equipped with most sophisticated app

Business | April 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 657

BUSINESS EASTER WITH MORE THAN 1000

More than 1000 participants joined Bulgaria Easter business discussions all around Bulgaria. Some 50 to 70 of them are Bulgarian living abroad, who were invited to share their opinion on the current issues.

Business | April 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 560

KING`S PARTY ALONE AT THE ELECTIONS

National movement Simeon II will participate in the forthcoming elections with no coalitions with other parties, a press announcement from King`s office said. The movement launched by the living in exile BG king Simeon is expecting registation in the cour

Business | April 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 702

DUTCH PM KOK ON A VISIT TO BULGARIA

Dutch prime minister Wim Kok arrives to Sofia for official visit on Tuesday.He will meet BG PM I.

Business | April 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 502

STOCK EXCHANGE LOW PERFORMANCE

Turnover on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange-Sofia is comparatively low: the sale of 3,347 shares worth slightly over BGN 5,200. No bonds were sold.

Business | April 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 597

FRUIT COMPANY CONTRACT CANCELED

Deputy PM P. Zhotev canceled contract for Bulgarplod, a fresh and canned fruit large exporter privatization.

Business | April 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 539

PRIVATIZATION SPEED UP EXPECTED

The Bulgarian government set up six working groups in charge of the privatization of state telecom BTC, tobacco producer Bulgartabac, Boyana movie center, Navigation Maritime Bulgare, Bulgarian River Fleet and the energy sector. It is an obvious attempt t

Business | April 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 525

ENERGY COMITTEE VIOLATIONS DISCLOSED

A number of financial violations were discovered during an audit at the National Electric Company for the period January 1, 1997 to April 30, 2000, control officials announced. The company wrongly claimed BGN 44 million in tax credit for inputs in electri

Business | April 14, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 541

KING`S PARTY STRONGLY CRITISIZED

The myth of Simeon II will fade away very soon, a UDF (ruling party)partner stated. The economic progress cannot be achieved by superficial rhetoric, secretary of Popular Union S.

Business | April 14, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 583

20% MORE RUSSIAN TOURISTS IN 2001

20 % more tourists will be at the Black sea resorts this year. Leonid Basnin, Russian consul to Varna predicts at a press meeting today.

Business | April 14, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 425

HELIOS AIRWAYS START FLIGHTS TO SOFIA

Cyprus Helios Airways launched regular flights along the destination Larnaka-Sofia-Larnaka. The first one was executed on April 5.

Business | April 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 514

VARNA SHIPYARD`S BUYER WENT BANKRUPT

Varna Shipyard`s candidate buyer Cammell Liard declared insolvency and called in receivers. There are suspicions that the company failed to guarantee the instalment on the contractual loan of EUR 125 M.

Business | April 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4317

INTERNATIONAL TENDER FOR ARDA CASCADE

State Agency for Energy will announce in a month an international tender for an investor to hold construction of the water power stations of the `Upper Arda` cascade. The investors will have to engage with the rehabilitation of the three existing water po

Business | April 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 639

BG HOST OF NATO GLOBALIZATION CONFERENCE

Sofia will host the international conference on `NATO Globalization in XXI Century` and a youth conference `Youth of United Europe and NATO` held on April 24 and 26. The Atlantic Club and the Youth Euro-Atlantic Club will organize the events.

Business | April 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 601

BG PARLIAMENT HELD ITS LAST SESSION

The 38th National Assembly held its last session on April 12, 2001 after a 4-year mandate. During its tenure the Parliament approved a total of 600 legislative texts, 135 of which were related to entirely new acts.

Business | April 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 627
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