Politics

PURVANOV: NEXT CABINET WILL BE CENTER-LEFT

“My success at the presidential elections will be the beginning of a new just, social and left-oriented governance,” Georgi Purvanov, candidate president and leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, said at a press conference in Varna on October 27. Accor

Politics | October 28, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 336

PRESIDENT STOYANOV VISITED PAZARDZHIK

President Petur Stoyanov visited the town of Pazardzhik on October 27. The visit was at the invitation of the local Writers’ Society on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

Politics | October 28, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 256

THE HIGH WAY `TRAKIYA`, THAT IS TO RUN FROM SOFIA TO BURGAS WILL BE RE...

The high way `Trakiya`, that is to run from Sofia to Burgas will be ready by October 3, 2003, Minister of Regional Development Kostadin Paskalev said for Darik radio. On October 3, 2003, the first 800 days since the Cabinet is in power will end.

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 304

"THE NEW BULGARIAN VISAS ARE AMONG THE BEST PROTECTED AGAINST COUNTERF...

"The new Bulgarian visas are among the best protected against counterfeiting," Solomon Passy, Bulgarian Foreign Minister, said at a press conference on the new visas on October 26. “The new visas will cost BGN 1 or 2 more than the old ones,” Lyubomir Todo

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 410

THE BULGARIAN VESSEL "HAN ASPAROUH" OF THE NAVIGATION MARITIME BULGARI...

The Bulgarian vessel "Han Asparouh" of the Navigation Maritime Bulgarian fleet caught fire on leaving Port Novorossiisk in the morning of October 27. Six persons got injured in the incident.

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 303

BULGARIAN DOCTORS WILL LAUNCH A NEW FORUM AT WWW.DIR.BG ON OCTOBER 29....

Bulgarian doctors will launch a new forum at www.dir.

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 731

THE EUROPEAN UNION EXTENDED EUR 2 M UNDER THE PHARE PROGRAM TO BULGARI...

The European Union extended EUR 2 M under the PHARE program to Bulgarian experts in management. The money is going to be used for consultations on management and organization in the Bulgarian companies.

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 281

THE PRIVATIZATION AGENCY (PA) CHOSE MEDIATORS FOR THE SALE ?F MINORITY...

The Privatization Agency (PA) chose mediators for the sale ?f minority packages of seven privatized companies on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange. It also announced competitions for mediators of yet another nine companies.

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 299

A “SABENA” AIRPLANE ON A REGULAR FLIGHT FROM SOFIA TO BRUSSELS LANDED ...

A “Sabena” airplane on a regular flight from Sofia to Brussels landed at Sofia airport with an hour’s delay on October 26 due to a technical failure. The problem prevented the Belgium plane from taking off.

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321

CABINET TO DISCUSS EURO INTEGRATION IN BOROVETS

An unofficial two-day meeting of the ministers started on October 27 at “Tsarska Bistritsa” residence in Borovets, Darik radio announced. The meeting is at the invitation of the Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg.

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 289

BULGARIA ON THE LIST OF TOP SOFTWARE PIRATES

Ways to curb software crime in Bulgaria were discussed at a meeting between Bozhidar Bozhinov, Chairman of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and Jan Muehlfeit, Microsoft Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe. Different posib

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

VISA REGIME FOR RUSSIA, UKRAINE:"MOST RELAXED"

`Bulgaria introduces unilaterally the most relaxed visa regulations for tourists from Russia and Ukraine,` the Economy Ministry announced on October 26. Visa applicants need to submit at the consular office a copy of the Russian or Ukrainian tour operator

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 372

OPPOSITION AGAINST EARLY PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS

The Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) will try to act as an alternative to the incumbents and will not press for early parliamentary elections, UDF leaders said after their working meeting in Italy, which was attended by representatives of the European Peo

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 294

BG PARLIAMENTARY SPEAKER: BSEC FACES CHALLENGES

“The fight against organized crime and international terrorism is a top priority,” Ognyan Gerdzhikov, Bulgarian Parliamentary speaker, said at the 5th session of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation's Council of Foreign Ministers on October 26. He noted tha

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 400

BULGARIA CLOSED THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CHAPTER

The latest round of negotiations on Bulgaria's accession to the European Union ended on October 26. The country closed the chapter on Telecommunications and Information Technologies and opened two new chapters – Social Policy and Employment and Freedom of

Politics | October 27, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 388

ACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH RUSSIA TO BE MAINTAINED

"Bulgaria has proposed to Russia that the intergovernmental commission convene in Sofia in early December for a comprehensive discussion of bilateral relations. A positive answer is expected," Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said in the Bulgarian Parliament on

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 323

THE GERMAN DAIRY COMPANY MEGGLE WILL OPEN A NEW PLANT IN SOFIA, WHICH ...

The German dairy company Meggle will open a new plant in Sofia, which is the first one on the Balkans and the seventh in Eastern Europe, the press center of the company announced. The company will invest DEM 20 M.

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 415

ASKED WHETHER THE RUMOURS THAT HE IS TO FORM A NEW RIGHT PARTY, SOFIA ...

Asked whether the rumours that he is to form a new right party, Sofia mayor Stefan Sofianski said that he will answer to this question at his 50th anniversary, the Bulgarian National Radio reported. His birthday is on November 7.

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

PM PRESENTED GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM IN PARLIAMENT

`Stable macroeconomic framework and higher living standards are the topmost aims of the Government of the Simeon II National Movement,` Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said as he presented the governmental program in Parliament on October 26. `The principal go

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 400

PRESIDENT: I WISH SUCCESS TO THE GOVERNMENT

The Bulgarian President Stoyanov attended the ceremony during which the National Guards were sworn in. Defense Minister Svinarov also attended the ceremony in front of the "Alexander Nevski" cathedral in Sofia.

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

THE MINISTER OF STATE ADMINISTRATION DIMITUR KALCHEV MET FOR THE FIRST...

The Minister of State Administration Dimitur Kalchev met for the first time all regional governors. He told them that the 2002 draft budget for the municipalities is 10% less than this year`s budget.

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 261
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