New Conservative party called EKIP was officially launched today in Sofia and declared to participate in the forthcoming General elections, June 17, 2001. The leader was elected H.
Highways in Bulgaria will be paid starting January 2002, Road Agency sources said. Sofia-Botevgrad, on the way to the Black sea and Sofia-Orizovo, on the way to Turkey will be the first two highways to bill the travellers.
Oxford Consortium is going to bid for Gorna Arda energy project, the most important for BG, was announced today. US Bechtel signed an agreement as a general contractor, ABSA bank is a shareholder and will provide funds for the project also, Israeli, Turki
The National Bank is changing the rules for grouping the banks. According to the new rules a bank will need to have a balance figure of over BGN 800 M, 500 M previously to be considered as a bank in first group.
BG is economiccally stable and should use the EU financial instruments, such as the ISPA Program, with maximum efficiency, Michel Barnier, EU Regional Policy Commissioner, announced. Barnier, who is on official visit to BG, addressed a seminar on regional
In a resolution the members of the Association of Balkan News Agencies confirmed their commitment to the principles of freedom, respect for human rights and solving any kind of conflicts through peaceful means. The heads of the 9 news agencies (NA) in ABN
Prime minister Ivan Kostov will meet soon key international investors in Bulgaria and is going to address them on the crisis in Macedonia. Kostov will assure them that there is no dnger to any exisiting or potential investor concerning the crisis.
An US company was suspected on Firday in Sofia for illegal software ussage, Business Software Alliance local office said. The police made an official check in the office of the design and architecture BJY company, owned by the US citizeb Greg V.
Russian citizens can enter Bulgaria with no visa regime until October 1, 2001, BG government decided. It is an atempt to save the already signed tourists contracts, as the government decided previously to impose visas for Russians due to the EU decision t
Funds amounting to EUR 5,4 M have been provided for the fulfillment of two social projects in Northwestern Bulgaria. EUR 4 M of the total amount will be invested in the development of the labor market and in the education field on behalf of the Social Min
In April the Greek Parliament will vote for a non-resource loan of EUR 54,3 M to Bulgaria. The funds will be used for the implementation of the recovery plan for the Balkans and in particular for the fulfillment of projects for development of the infrastr
50% more Chinese Tourists in Bulgaria
Potentially Defective Aluminum was used by All Car Manufacturers in Japan