Politics

SIMEON: EU ACCESSION IS BULGARIAN TOP PRIORITY

Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg is in Brussels for his first official visit abroad since he took office three months ago. `Bulgaria`s accession to European Union is not easy, it is a challenge for us but we are aware of its importance and see it as o

Politics | October 23, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 541

BULGARIAN JOURNALISTS IN AFGHANISTAN NOT IN DANGER

`Following the Foreign Ministry`s quick reaction, the problem of the three Bulgarian journalists in the Afghani village of Astana has been solved,` the Foreign Ministry announced. Astana is located in the valley of Pandjshir, controlled by President Rabba

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 706

IMF MISSION ARRIVED IN SOFIA

The mission of the International Monetary Fund to Bulgaria arrived in Bulgaria. Upon the mission`s arrival, the leader of the mission Jerald Schiff said that the negotiations with the Bulgarian Government will continue after the talks in Washington.

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 492

TOP US MILITARY OFFICIALS TO TRAIN ARMY COMMANDERS

Top US army officials will train members of the Bulgarian army as part of the program of the International NGO `Campus Crusade International. ` That was announced by Paul John and John Tyrel, the organization`s coordinators.

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 470

ACCORDING TO FORMER FINANCE MINISTER MURAVEY RADEV, THE CURRENT FINANC...

According to former finance minister Muravey Radev, the current financial minister Velchev is not comptenet enough to run the negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. According to him, the Bulgarian team that negotiates with IMF should be change

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341

AFTER THE INDIVIDUAL FINALS AT THE WORLD RHYTHMIC GYMNASTIC CHAMPIONSH...

After the individual finals at the World Rhythmic Gymnastic Championship in Madrid, Spain, 16-year-old Simona Peycheva will leave with three bronze medals. She won them with the hoop, ball and pins.

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 334

MORE BULGARIANS FAVOR NATO AND EU ACCESSION

45.5% of the Bulgarians do not approve the US operation in Afghanistan and 40.

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 573

FINANCE MINISTER MILEN VELCHEV DOES NOT THINK THAT THERE ARE DISAGREEM...

Finance Minister Milen Velchev does not think that there are disagreements with the International Monetary Fund that cannot be negotiated. He told journalists that the IMF mission will stay in Bulgaria four days.

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

ACCORDING TO NIKOLAY CHUKANOV, MP FROM THE SIMEON II NATIONAL MOVEMENT...

According to Nikolay Chukanov, MP from the Simeon II National Movement parliamentary group, there will be two rounds in the coming presidential elections. He believes that the movement cannot impose on the electorate to vote for the candidate presidential

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 310

PM: TO JOIN EU BULGARIA SHOULD WORK HARD

Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg is in Brussels for his first official visit abroad since he took office three months ago. `Bulgaria`s accession to European Union is not easy, it is a challenge for us but we are aware of its importance and see it as o

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 639

CABINET PROGRAM TO BE MADE PUBLIC OCTOBER 23

`The Movement for Rights and Freedoms has not been ignored during the drawing up of the governmental program, called `People are Bulgaria`s asset`, Lutfi Mestan, MP from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, said in Kurdzhali. The program will be official

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 595

SURVEY: 50% WILL VOTE FOR STOYANOV AT FIRST ROUND

Petur Stoyanov who is to run for second presidential mandate has the biggest opportunity to win the coming presidential elections, according to a representative survey, conducted by the National Center for Public Opinion. Dta from the survey showed that 6

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 440

THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC DISEASES OPENED AN HO...

The National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases opened an hot line for anthrax suspicions on October 22. The number of the telephone is 4347241.

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 507

THE MINISTER OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATERS DOLORES ARSENOVA DEMANDED A...

The Minister of the Environment and Waters Dolores Arsenova demanded a meeting with the Finance Minister Velchev. Arsenova will propose to Velchev to itroduce taxes for the buyers of old automobiles.

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 510

NATIONAL PROTEST AGAINST POVERTY ON NOVEMBER 1

The common consultative body of the `Confederation of the National Syndicates in Bulgaria` and `Podkrepa` decided to send a letter to the General Secretary of the International Confederation of the Free Syndicates, stating that there is no social dialogue

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 544

A PUBLIC DISCUSSION FOR THE PROPOSED BY THE NON-GOVERNMENTAL SECTOR CH...

A public discussion for the proposed by the non-governmental sector changes in the tax legislation for solving the problems with the frauds with VAT started in Sheraton hotel in Sofia.

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 427

IRENA PETRUNOVA WAS ELECTED DIRECTOR OF THE SUPERVISORY BOARD OF THE E...

Irena Petrunova was elected Director of the Supervisory Board of the Encouragement Bank at the shareholders` general meeting. Petrunova presides over the Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 507

GERMAN OFFICIALS TO ASSIST IN BORDER COOPERATION

The German Hans Seidel Foundation will help the state bodies and administrations in the towns of Vidin in Bulgaria, Calafat in Romania, and Zaicar and Negotin in Serbia to develop the border cooperation and security improvement. Hans Seidel representative

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 640

62% APPROVE BULGARIAN POSITION IN THE CONFLICT

46.2% of the respondents in a poll, conducted by the sociological team of the Military Clubs and Information Executive Agency with the Defense Ministry, think that the strikes by the US and their allies against Afghanistan will have a negative effect on t

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 591

MOST BULGARIANS AGAINST THE IMF TERMS

The latest round of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) begins with the public opinion sharply divided on two key issues, a survey conducted from 6 to 13 October, 2001 by the agency `Alpha research`, published by Dnevnik Daily shows. M

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 552

THE CANDIDATE FOR VICE PRESIDENT FROM `COALITION FOR BULGARIA`, ANGEL ...

The candidate for Vice President from `Coalition for Bulgaria`, Angel Marin, said for Trud Daily that the concept `national security` should be redefined because as it stands, it only points to armed attack, political dictatorship and economic pressure. M

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 466
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