Politics

BULGARIAN PRIME MINISTER VISITS BELGIUM

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg pays a two-day working visit to the Kingdom of Belgium, starting September 12. This will be the first foreign visit of the newly appointed prime minister.

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 277

RUSSIAN INVESTMENTS WELCOME TO BULGARIA

Russian capital is welcome in the Bulgarian tourism business, Deputy Minister of Economy Dimitur Hadzhinikolov said at the Bulgarian Russian business forum in Moscow. The chairman of the Union of Employers in Bulgaria, Vassil Vassilev, invited the Russian

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

FOREIGN MINISTER SEEKS EU SUPPORT IN BELGIUM

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy held a series of bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Lithuania, Denmark, Turkey, Greece, Germany, France, Austria and Belgium in Genval, near Brussels. All meetings focused on Bulgaria`s bid for non-perma

Politics | September 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 273

INTERNATIONAL ORTHODOX CONFERENCE STARTED IN SOFIA

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew opened a two-day international conference on `Changing the Culture of Teaching on the Balkans` on September 9. The forum is within the framework of the Educational Project, which is the second part of the VLATADON initiati

Politics | September 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 374

SIMEON II MOVEMENT WITH NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT

The Simeon II National Movement most probably will not support Peter Stoyanov candidacy for second presidential term. It is widely exoected that Simeon II National Movement and its leader, Simeon Saxe-Coburg will promote their own candidate for the presid

Politics | September 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 434

USAID RECOMMENDS `ANTI CORRUPTION` AGENCY

Bulgaria should have an anti-corruption agency or commission. It should be like the one, which the British government established years ago in Hong-Kong.

Politics | September 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 285

PM TALKED TO BARTHOLOMEW ON BULGARIAN CHURCH

Prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg visited Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Sunday. The Patriarch received him in the presidential suite of the `Hrankov` Palace hotel.

Politics | September 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 299

BELGIAN MINISTER CONCEALS EU VISAS CONTRABAND

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belgium, Louis Michel, was accused of concealing a scandal for corruption connected with the mass sales of entry visas for the European Union, the British Daily Telegraph reported. On Wednesday the minister testified in

Politics | September 9, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 414

SYNDICATES THREATEN WITH NATION WIDE STRIKE

The Confederation of the Independent Syndicates in Bulgaria will organize a nation-wide strike in case of unreasonable state administration layoffs. The confederation also demands at least 10% increase for the budget salaries.

Politics | September 9, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 319

INCREASE IN STATE SUBSIDIES FOR CULTURE DEMANDED

Culture Minister Bozhidar Abrashev will demand 3% for culture from the state budget for 2002 in order to get at least half. Deputy Culture Minister Roumen Dimitrov said that the current state subsidy of 0.

Politics | September 9, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

FOREIGN MINISTER VISITS BRUSSELS

Minister of Foreign Affairs Solomon Passy is in Brussels for an informal meeting with the foreign ministers of the EU countries and of the 13 candidate–countries. He is also invited to an official lunch with the Chairman of the EU Council, Louis Michel.

Politics | September 9, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 375

CLINTON CONSIDERS `REMAKE` OF HIS BULGARIAN VISIT

Former US president Bill Clinton can come to Bulgaria to open an International Conference on tourism, Bob Miller, Nevada governor (1989-1999) announced. Governor Miller had a dinner with the former president in Las Vegas last week and Clinton expressed h

Politics | September 9, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 319

ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH MET PM SAXE-COBURG

The world spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians said he strongly supports efforts of Bulgaria`s patriarch to mend a rift in the country`s main Orthodox church, AP reported. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew joined Bulgaria`s Patriarch Maxim in serving a

Politics | September 8, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 310

GEORGE MARKOV STORY FIRST TIME ON TV

A new documentary features the murder and searchings for the truth of writer`s Georgi Markov death. The show of `Files `Wanderer` scripted by Hristo Hristov will start on Monday at 8.

Politics | September 8, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 449

BARTHOLOMEW BACKS REUNION OF BULGARIA`S CHURCH

The world spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said he strongly supports efforts of Bulgaria`s patriarch to mend a rift in the country`s main Orthodox church. The dispute the Bulgarian Orthodox church began a decade ago

Politics | September 8, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 378

MUNICIPALITIES WILL DECIDE ON THE LOCAL FEES

The municipalities will fix the fees for kindergardens, the use of pavements, the markets and the street roadways - that was announced yesterday by the Financial Ministry at a seminar entitled `Financial Negotiations between the Central and the Local Powe

Politics | September 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

PM REFUSES SPECIAL `FALCON` FOR BRUSSELS VISIT

On his first visit abroad the premier will most likely leave for Brussels by an ordinary plane. His visit to Belgium begins on Tuesday.

Politics | September 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 330

DAEWOO TO SELL SHERATON SOFIA FOR $ 23.5 M

Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co. said in a disclosure to the Korea Stock Exchange that it agreed Wednesday to sell its hotel unit in Bulgaria for $23.

Politics | September 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

INTERNATIONAL TOURISM ELITE TO COME TO SOFIA SOON

International tourism conference will be held second week of January in Sofia, Bob Miller, former Nevada governor announced is Sofia. Business elite from all wround the world will attend the event.

Politics | September 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 367

BARTHOLOMEW MEETS PRESIDENT AND SAXE-COBURG

`I am very happy that I am in Bulgaria again and then in several hours I will meet my dear brother Maxim` Oecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said upon his arrival in Bulgaria. He said he brings a message for

Politics | September 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 310

EU INSTITUTIONS POSITIVE ON BULGARIA`S ADOPTION

The European Parliament expressed the strong support of the European institutions for Bulgaria EU candidacy by adopting a resolution on a report about its progress in the pre-accession negotiations. In the document, the European Parliament appraises the s

Politics | September 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444
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