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MACEDONIA FACES STATE OF WAR

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

Business | June 7, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 562

CHICAGO TRIBUNE ON ELECTIONS

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

Business | June 7, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 436

BELGIANS INTERESTED IN VARNA AIRPORT

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

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 495

CHANGES IN GAZPROM TO AFFECT GAS PRICES

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.

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

US AMBO INTERESTED IN PIPELINE

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

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 523

LAYWER ON LIBYAN TRIAL TO BE SUED

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.

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 438

BULGARIA SUPPORTS DIALOGUE IN MACEDONIA

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

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 450

USD 10 M FOR BALKAN AIRLINES

The government has allocated BGN 10 M for financial rehabilitation and aid of Balkan Airlines, which is declared insolvent, Pari Daily said. The money has been directed for launching regular flights to new destinations and for leasing new planes.

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 477

IMF LAST TRANCHE TO BULGARIA

International Monetary Fund (IMF) allocated the last 12th tranche, amounted to $ 65 M under the three-years agreement with Bulgaria, the Ministry of Finance, reported. The three-years agreement between IMF and Bulgaria was concluded in September 1998 for

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

EXPERTS DISCUSS KING`S PROGRAM

Some 50 businessmen, investors, representatives of world renowned consulting firms and of the foreign embassies in Bulgaria gathered yesterday in the Hilton hotel in Sofia to hear the economic strategy of the king`s coalition. Prince Cyril organized the m

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 472

KING`S COALITION WITH UDF POSSIBLE

NMS II shall coalesce with the UDF only if they accept our economic program, the king`s economy expert Vladimir Karolev, said. The free enterprising spirit and morality in business are among the priorities in the king`s program.

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 532

POLITICAL PARTIES ON KING`S ADDRESS

King Simeon II did not confirm in his address the basic principals of the pre-election program of the NMS II, PM Ivan Kostov commented on the second address of the king. According to the Premier, the campaign of the king`s party presents incoherent messag

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 522

BBA WAP SERVICE APPLAUDED AT SHERATON

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Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 714

AES DECLINES TO COMMENT ACCUSATIONS

US investor AES declined comments on the position, expressed by the economic team of NMS II about the deal on the TPP Maritza-East 1 being fully non-transparent and dubious with regard to Bulgaria`s economic interest. The company wants to built a coal-fir

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 488

RUSSIA CUTS 6 CHARTER LINES TO BULGARIA

The licensing commission of the Russian Transport Ministry rejected the applications for chartered flights to Bulgarian Black Sea of 6 Russian aviation companies, the Vedomosti newspaper announced. Most of them have already signed contracts with tour oper

Business | June 6, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 462

PM KOSTOV MET MACEDONIAN PRESIDENT

Bulgaria supports the political dialogue in Macedonia and is encouraged by the plan of Macedonian President to settle the conflict, Bulgarian PM Ivan Kostov said after a working breakfast with Boris Traykovsky. Bulgarian Premier emphasized that the dialog

Business | June 5, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

KING ANNOUNCED BUSINESS PRIORITIES

King Simeon II made his second address to Bulgarian people today. The first one was on April 6, when he declared his intentions to enter into political race.

Business | June 5, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

BSP BRINGS DEAL WITH AES TO PROSECUTOR

Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will bring to the prosecutor the deal with the US investor AES, for TPP Maritza-East 1. Last week the Cabinet approved the finalization of the deals for TPPs Maritsa-East 1 and 3 with US companies Entergy and AES.

Business | June 5, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 456

TWO PARTIES TO REPLACE AGENTS

King`s party and UDF requested from the Personal Files Commission information about the former State Security agents in their lists. Yesterday NMS II announced its intentions to withdraw 8 MP candidates disclosed as informers.

Business | June 5, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 513

TRADE MARK BACK TO PHARMACHIM

The Russian Patent Office issued an order on May 31, 2001 which adjudges the trademark Pharmachim to the state-owned venture Pharmachim Holding, Assen Stoyanov, Chairman of the Board of Directors, said. This document entirely rehabilitates Pharmachim, whi

Business | June 5, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 917

BILLA WITH 5 NEW HYPERMARKETS

The Austrian hypermarket network BILLA invests some BGN 10 M in each of its hypermarkets in Bulgaria. The amount of the investments depends on the cost of the land.

Business | June 5, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 580
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