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BULGARIA REDUCES DEBT BY $80M

By Theodor Troev in Sofia Bulgaria has reduced its debt by $80m (E91m) after swapping about a quarter of its total Brady debt of $4.

Views on BG | March 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 318

GOVERNMENT ENVISAGES 10% INDUSTRIAL GROWTH IN 2002

The industrial growth in Bulgaria will go up with 10%, a draft program “Industry 2002” for revival of the industry envisages.

Views on BG | March 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 340

ALTADIS EYES PRIVATISATIONS IN BUY SEARCH

Reuters Franco-Spanish tobacco group Altadis will look at several potential opportunities to buy state tobacco monopolies that are coming up for sale, its co-chairman said in Monday's L'Agefi newspaper.

Views on BG | March 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

PM: “CERTAIN INTERESTS” MAY BE INVOLVED IN CROWN AGENTS SCANDAL

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg announced that he expected to receive more information on the internal investigation on the so-called shorthand report, disclosed in Trud daily last week on March 26 the latest.

Views on BG | March 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 365

EX-PRESIDENTS OF EAST EUROPEAN COUNTRIES MEET IN SLOVAK CAPITAL

TASR web site, Bratislava The former presidents of Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia met at the Primatial Palace in Bratislava on Sunday [24 December] and remembered 1989 in the context of current developments.

Views on BG | March 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

ARIES (Mar.

Views on BG | March 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 271

EU SUPPORTS EFFORTS TO REFORM THE CUSTOMS

“The customs union is one of the most important chapters from the EU negotiations and that is why we support Bulgaria’s efforts to reform its customs,” Michael Leigh, EU Chief Negotiator with Bulgaria told Bulgaria’s bTV. According to him, the purpose of

Views on BG | March 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 250

AL-QAIDA PLOT REVEALED IN SARAJEVO

The Associated Press By ALEXANDAR S.

Views on BG | March 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 371

CHILDREN- MEANING OF LIFE FOR 67% OF BULGARIANS

Children are the meaning of life for 66.5 percent of the Bulgarians, 11.

Views on BG | March 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 325

FT: BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT ACCUSED OF BIAS

By Theodor Troev in Sofia Bulgarian opposition leaders on Friday said the government led by Simeon Saxe-Coburg, the former King Simeon, should leave office if it was proved that it had violated the law by favouring a British company.

Views on BG | March 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 260

FITCH RATES BULGARIA EUROBONDS BB-MINUS

Following is the original text of the press release of Fitch Ratings: NEW YORK, March 22 - Fitch Ratings has today assigned a Long-term foreign currency rating of 'BB-' (BB minus) to the Republic of Bulgaria's new euro and US dollar-denominated eurobonds

Views on BG | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 460

ROMANIA'S PM: SUPPORT OF WAR AGAINST TERROR HELPS NATO BID

The Associated Press Romania's prime minister said Friday his country's commitment in the fight against terrorism has enhanced its chances of becoming a NATO member later this year.

Views on BG | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341

ECB CALLS FOR CAUTION IN EU CONVERGENCE POLICY

ABSTRACTED from Reuters By Justyna Pawlak

Views on BG | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

FT: BULGARIA TO REVEAL BRADY SWAP RESULT

Financial Times By Arkady Ostrovsky

Views on BG | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

BULGARIA'S TELECOM MONOPOLY SALE STRATEGY

Following are the key points of Bulgaria's strategy for the privatisation of state telecoms monopoly BTC, as published by Reuters. SUBJECT OF SALE

Views on BG | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 347

NEW SCANDAL OVER CROWN AGENTS CONTRACT

The government should leave office in case that the disclosed data from the meeting of the Council of Ministers is true, Nadezhda Mihaylova, floor leader of the rightist opposition United Democratic Forces declared. “If what has been disclosed is true, it

Views on BG | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 522

OSTSEE-ZEITUNG: EXPORTS HOLD OUT HOPE FOR BULGARIA

Despite the high unemployment rate and the EUR 5 BLN of debt, the European Union still hold out hope of recovery for Bulgaria, German newspaper Ostsee-Zeitung writes in its special series of articles, featuring its of the EU candidates. Now it is importan

Views on BG | March 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 211

RULING PARTY’S POPULARITY HAS FALLEN PRECIPITOUSLY

Following is an excerpt, dedicated to the developments in Bulgaria, from the latest weekly report of the Economist Intelligence Unit. The excerpt is entitled "King makers, King breakers":

Views on BG | March 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 236

EU SURVEY FINDS HIGH SUPPORT FOR MEMBERSHIP IN CANDIDATE COUNTRIES

The Associated Press Support among Europeans living in candidate countries on joining the European Union (news - web sites) was high as two thirds approved of membership, a survey released Monday said.

Views on BG | March 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 337

PUBLIC IN CANDIDATE STATES HOPE TO BE EU CITIZENS BY 2004

Following are the key results from the Eurobarameter survey conducted in October 2001 in the 13 candidate countries: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey. The survey i

Views on BG | March 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 426

LATE APOLOGY FROM BULGARIA

Turkish Daily News Bulgaria deputy state head, retired Gen.

Views on BG | March 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 283