Politics

FIFTY DECEIVED WITH VISAS FOR CANADA

50 citizens of Stara Zagora complained in the regional police that the company `Infosens` deceived them with promises to arrange for them working visas, work and green cards. For more than a year, the company published ads in the regional press that it gu

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

NATIONAL SURVEY: 63% APPROVE THE GOVERNMENT

More than 37% approve what has been done by the Bulgarian Parliament so far, according to a survey, conducted by the National Center for Research of the Popular Opinion. The survey was conducted from September 7 to September 17 among 1004 Bulgarians.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 401

PARLIAMENTARY COOPERATION DISCUSSED IN SKOPJE

The two day official visit of the Bulgarian delegation to Skopje ended on September 25. Foreign Policy, Defense and Security Parliamentary Committee Chairman Stanimir Ilchev led the delegation.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

ELECTORAL CHAIR WITH SALARY EQUAL TO MINISTER PAY

The Parliament voted on September 26 the salaries to be paid to the members of the Central Electoral Commission. The salary of the Chairman of the Commission will be equal to that of the ministers – BGN 1150.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 555

LEFTIST CANDIDATE MAY CHALLENGE STOYANOV

In case that the Simeon II National Movement does not announce a candidate for President, Coalition for Bulgaria will accept the proposal of the Euro Left Party for a separate strong leftist candidature. That became clear after the Socialist leader Georgi

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 275

DEPUTY PM: MEDIA EXAGGERATE ECONOMY`S BAD STATE

`The economy growth will be about 5% this year, i.e.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 762

POLITICS IN BRIEF

`The budget of the Sofia municipality for 2001 will be closed with a deficit,` mayor Stefan Sofianski said. He asked the finance minister to cancel the free of charge use of public transport by some government officers as part of their bonus package.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

THE FOREIGN INVESTMENT AGENCY CHIEF RELEASED

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg released Georgi Tabakov from the position Chairman of the Agency for Foreign Investments, publication in the government` s web site said according to Dnevnik Daily. The order is based on Art.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 363

FORMER MINISTER CRITICIZES CURRENT ECONOMIC POLICY

After the meeting of the Executive National Council of the United Democratic Forces, Former Finance Minister Muravey Radev criticized the economic policy of the current government. According to him, the leaders of UDF are concerned with the remarks of the

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 330

US DEMANDS AIR CORRIDOR FOR NON MILITARY FLIGHTS

`The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry will most probably give to the US Embassy in Bulgaria a note that Bulgaria grants to the United States an air corridor for non military flights on September 26, ` the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy announced after the mee

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

AGRICULTURE MINISTER TO VISIT BRUSSELS

The Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme leaves for Brussels on October 1. Dikme will meet European Union agriculture commissioner Franz Fischler to discuss the upcoming negotiations on the Agriculture chapter from the acquis communautaire.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT WEB SITE LAUNCHED

The Bulgarian government launched its web site. `The aim of the web site is to give quick, short and useful information,` Tsvetelina Uzunova, Director of `Information and Public Relations` department said, quoted by Info Radio.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1259

RUSSE TEACHERS ENDED THE STRIKE

The strike of the Russe teachers ended on September 25, Info Radio reported. The protesting teachers and the government reached a compromise for the payment of the teachers` unpaid salaries for June, July and August.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

US AMBASSADOR MILES MET BG CHIEF MUFTI

The US Ambassador to Bulgaria Richard Miles met Selim Mehmed, Chief Mufti of the Muslims in Bulgaria. The two officials discussed the tragic events in the US and the results from them.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

EUROPEAN INDUSTRIALISTS MET THE GOVERNMENT

Members of the European Round Table of Industrialists met members of the Bulgarian Cabinet on September 25 in Sofia. Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev led the Bulgarian delegation.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

SOCIALIST ORGANIZATIONS WITH PRESIDENT NOMINATION

Socialist Municipality Organizations nominated Academic Blagovest Sendov for President candidate at the elections on November 11. General Lyuben Petrov will run for Vice President together with Sendov.

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 330

DEPUTY PM: WE SHOULD TIGHTEN THE MEASURES

`The Bulgarian GDP for 2002 will be almost half lower compared to the envisaged 6.5%,` the Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev confessed at the Plovdiv Fair.

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 304

ENGLISH LORD TO TRAIN BULGARIAN MAGISTRATES

A delegation of British judges arrives at a working visit to Bulgaria. The aim of the visit is to establish a program for International law cooperation between judges and jurists from Great Britain and Bulgaria.

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

57TH PLOVDIV INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL FAIR OPENED

The 57th International Technical Fair started on September 24 with an official ceremony. President Petur Stoyanov, Parliament Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov and Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev participated in the opening of the fair

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

RUSSIA MAY LAUNCH VISAS FOR BULGARIA

Russia will most probably initiate visa regime with Bulgaria, starting October, a representative from the Russian Embassy to Bulgaria said. That will happen in case that the Bulgarian government does not continue the agreement for visa free regime, signed

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

MUSLIM CHIEF: ARABS PROCLAIM LADEN`S IDEAS IN BG

`Sixty Arab organizations, registered in Bulgaria, proclaim fundamentalist ideas and implant agents of the Afghanistan terrorist Bin Laden in the country,` according to the Chairman of the `Right Way to the Bulgarian citizens with Muslim origin` foundatio

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321
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