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FUTURE OF N-PLANT IN BELENE DEPENDS ON POLITICAL WILL, EXPERT SAYS

“The future of the Nuclear Power Plant Belene depends primarily on the political will of the rulers,“ Petur Simeonov, manager of the National Electricity Transmission Company told a local newspaper. “If a decision is taken for the finishing of the constru

Views on BG | February 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 304

TRUST IN ALL POLITICIANS GOES DOWN ONLY IMAGE OF FOREIGN MINISTER UP

The image of all politicians goes down except for the reputation of Foreign Minister Passy, survey conducted by the Sociological Institute MBMD shows. The popularity of almost all ministers and politicians goes down.

Views on BG | February 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 363

BULGARIA CAN SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASE EXPORT TO RUSSIA, KUDRIN CLAIMS

Bulgaria can double its export to Russia, and Russia is interested in this, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Kudrin told a news conference after the end of the 7th Session of the bilateral Commission for Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooper

Views on BG | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

INCREASING POVERTY SPARKS UNREST AMONG BULGARIAN GYPSIES

The Associated Press The shut-off of electricity was only the triggering spark that unleashed riots in the Gypsy slums of this town, people here say.

Views on BG | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 404

UNEMPLOYMENT IN JANUARY 2002 VERY SLIGHTLY DECREASED

January 2002 unemployment stood at 17.99%, down by 0.

Views on BG | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 227

PRESIDENT: GOOD RELATIONS WITH MACEDONIA SHOULD BE ENHANCED

“Macedonia's and Bulgaria's politicians should concentrate on the future and continue the positive tendencies in bilateral relations,” Bulgaria’s President Georgi Parvanov said in an interview for the independent "Dnevnik" Skopje daily. The special inter

Views on BG | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 331

BULGARIA, RUSSIA SET TO INVIGORATE ECONOMIC TIES

Xinhua News Agency Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Nikolai Vassilev and his visiting Russian counterpart, Aleksei Kudrin, declared their countries' shared ambition to invigorate bilateral economic cooperation, on Friday.

Views on BG | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 352

FOREIGN INVESTMENTS AGENCY CHIEF: BUSINESS CLIMATE FAVOURABLE

Foreign investments in Bulgaria can be given a positive assessment, Nikolay Marinov, Executive Director of Foreign Investments Agency said, citing Solvey and American Standard as examples of this. In his opinion the large-scale foreign projects create new

Views on BG | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 363

NEW CAPITAL BRINGS RENEWED VIGOR TO A NEW EUROPE

Abstracted from the Associated Press An unprecedented gathering in Prague this Spring will address new financing tools for the intensifying urban and infrastructure development needs of the nations of Central and Eastern Europe.

Views on BG | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

RUSSIAN DEPUTY PM: POTENTIAL IN COOPERATION REMAINS UNTAPPED

Bulgaria does not avail itself fully of the traditional opportunities for trade with Russia," Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Kudrin who co-chairs the Bulgarian-Russian intergovernmental commission for trade, economic, scientific and technical cooper

Views on BG | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 216

UNDP REPORT: STANDARD NOT IMPROVED DESPITE ECONOMIC PICK UP

The economic recovery in 2000 did not result in a tangible improvement in Bulgaria's human development, a term that covers health, life expectancy, education and living standard, Development Cooperation Report - Bulgaria 2000, says. According to data rep

Views on BG | February 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 219

MAJORITY OF BULGARIANS SUPPORT NATO ENTRY

The percent of the people supporting Bulgaria’s entry into NATO has increased for the last three years, a survey of the Sociology Institute with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences shows. According to the survey entitled “Bulgaria and NATO – dynamics of pub

Views on BG | February 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 337

VERHEUGEN: NATO MEMBERS SHOULD BE PART OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TOO

Guenter Verheugen, EU Enlargement Commissioner said that it would be nice if Europe had a system for security that is not fragmentary so that the countries in EU are also NATO members, radio BBC reported. Bulgaria and Romania countries are excluded from t

Views on BG | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 266

RUSSIA'S LUKOIL PLANS 14-FOLD GAS OUTPUT HIKE

Reuters Russia's biggest oil firm LUKOIL is planning a 14-fold jump in natural gas production by 2010 with the aim of raising exports 50 times over, according to a senior company executive.

Views on BG | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

GREECE MAY GRANT EUR 550 M FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE BALKANS

EUR 550 M for the reconstruction of the Balkans after the damages inflicted by the war – that is the essence of the bill presented by the Greek government in Parliament, the Italian news agency ANSA reported.The bill emphasizes on the procedures and crite

Views on BG | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

LIBYA DROPS AIDS CASE AGAINST BULGARIANS AND PALESTINIAN

VOA News A Libyan court for national security cases has dropped conspiracy charges against six Bulgarians and a Palestinian accused of deliberately infecting Libyan children with the virus that causes AIDS.

Views on BG | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

IMF CALLS FOR MUTUALLY ACCEPTABLE TAXES TO BE FIXED

The inflation rate for January was unexpectedly high, Piritta Sorsa, Head of the Bulgarian mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said. According to her it is still early to say to what an extent the increased patent tax accounted for that high

Views on BG | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

RUSSIAN OIL COMPANIES EYE EUROPE MOVES

Financial Times By DAVID BUCHAN and ANDREW JACK

Views on BG | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 355

BULGARIA EXPANSION STRENGTHENS UMICORE COPPER ARM

Reuters By Amanda Cooper

Views on BG | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 951

LIBYA REDUCES CHILDREN'S HIV CASE

CNN Six Bulgarian medics accused of infecting nearly 400 children with HIV-contaminated blood in a Libyan hospital have had their case downgraded by a judge.

Views on BG | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 511

BULGARIA’S IMAGE ABROAD IS POOR ACCORDING TO READERS OF NOVINITE.COM

The majority of the readers of novinite.com say that Bulgaria’s reputation abroad is poor.

Views on BG | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 296