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MORE POWER FOR THE GOVERNMENT PROPOSED

The ruling party UDF proposed the government to have extraordinary power to take decisions between the desolving of the parliament and the general election, to be held June 17, 2001. The abilities to take extraordinary decisions will be only for decisions

Business | April 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 685

BALKAN COUNTRIES SET UP COUNCIL

The chiefs responsible for protection of the population in case of natural disasters and major accidents in BG, Macedonia, Slovenia and Croatia signed an agreement setting up a Council for Civil-Military Emergency Planning of the countries of Southeastern

Business | April 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 645

EU INVESTS DEM 5 M

The EU will provide DEM 5 M for a program for special medical aid to the prostitutes working at high-traffic highways. Preliminary data says that at about 200 women prostitute in Southwest Bulgaria.

Business | April 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

$950 M FOR PLOVDIV AIRPORT

Israeli Dora International is ready to invest $950 M in the Plovdiv airport. The US-based Israeli company submitted the offer to the relevant municipalities.

Business | April 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 617

BG RESPONSE TO EU COMPETITION

40% of the total 221 BG companies expect that the EU integration of BG economy will make their production more competitive; 20% think that the EU markets will affect their position on the domestic market, a survey of the Association of the EU Chambers of

Business | April 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 549

BILLA HYPERMARKET IN HASKOVO

Austrian company Billa will invest in a hypermarket in Haskovo. Construction works will start in 3 months and will provide 120 job positions.

Business | April 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 15979

FRENCH SOGEA TO INVEST $500 000

French company Sogea is ready to invest $ 500 000 in a project for upgrading the water and sewerage system of the city of Vratsa. The upgrading aims at eliminating hidden leaks along the pipe network.

Business | April 3, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

ERICSSON MIGHT SUPPLY SECOND GSM

Unexpextedly Ericsson might substitute Motorola of supplying the equipment for the second GSM operator in Bulgaria. Motorola was announced as preffred supplier by P.

Business | April 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 664

EPAYMENT SECURITY IMPROVED

Digital certificates are being introduced in the Internet payment system ePay.bg.

Business | April 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 757

BLACKSEAFOR TO BE FORMED

Petar Petrov, BG navy commander, Foreign Ministers of Turkey and Georgia, and Deputy Foreign Ministers of Russia, Romania and Ukraine signed a contract in Istanbul for the formation of a naval group for operational cooperation in the Black Sea, under the

Business | April 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

$380 M INVESTED IN KOZLODUI NPP

The total amount of investments in the modernization of the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and the 6th units of the Kozlodui nuclear power plant for Y 2001 will reach $380 M. The funds for the units` decommissioning and for the radioactive waste depots are already gather

Business | April 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 839

THIRD OFFER FOR VARNA SHIPYARD

Italian financial company Gibar International Ltd. is interested in buying Varna Shipyard.

Business | April 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 704

NEW RIGHTIST PARTY LAUNCHED IN BULGARIA

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.

Business | April 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 596

42 WITH NO BANK SECRETS IN PLOVDIV

Bank accounts of 42 businessmen from Plovdiv, second largest city in BG, were opened by the regional prosecutor. The accounts belong to people suspected for bribes or illegal business incomes.

Business | April 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 630

FIVE PRIME MINISTERS TO MEET IN SOFIA

Five prime ministers are coming to Sofia for a meeting as a part of a European People`s Party Forum. PMs of Spain H.

Business | April 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 598

HIGHWAYS PAID AFTER JANUARY 2002

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.

Business | April 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 643

BECHTEL TO BID FOR ENERGY PROJECT IN BG

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

Business | April 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 591

800 M FOR FIRST GROUP BANK IN BULGARIA

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.

Business | April 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 605

BG OPENS 3 NEW EU CHAPTERS

Bulgaria opened three new chapters at the regular round of accession negotiations with the EU: fishery, free offering of services and competition. So far 14 chapters have been opened, which is nearly 50% of all.

Business | March 31, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

BG ECONOMICALLY STABLE

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

Business | March 31, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 745

ABNA TO DISCUSS SITUATION ON BALKANS

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

Business | March 31, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 692
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