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INVESTORS IN EU CANDIDATES MUST WEIGH GREATER RISKS*

Financial Times By Robert Anderson and Stefan Wagstyl

Views on BG | February 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 441

WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

ARIES (Mar.

Views on BG | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 405

POLL AT NOVINITE.COM:N-PLANT KOZLODUY SHOULD NOT BE CLOSED

Bulgaria should not close the nuclear power plant Kozloduy according to the majority of the people who participated in the last poll of novinite.com.

Views on BG | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

BULGARIAN LEV CLOSES FIRMER VS EURO AND DOLLAR

Bulgaria's lev closed at 1.9505/1.

Views on BG | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 703

32% OF BULGARIANS CONSIDER PM SAXE-COBURG “HISTORICAL PERSONALITY”

30% of the Bulgarians think that the Simeon Saxe-Coburg manages with his duties as prime minister worse than they have expected, results from a poll, conducted by polling agency LINKS show. 23% of the surveyed say that the prime minister manages badly wit

Views on BG | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 263

GOVERNMENT’S FOREIGN DEBT FALLS IN 2001

Government’s foreign debt fell by USD 457,8 M in 2001 to preliminary USD 8,513 BLN on December 31, figures of the Central bank show. In comparison with November foreign debt marked a fall of USD 100 M and accounted for 67% of GDP at end-2001.

Views on BG | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 295

FOREIGN MINISTER: FUTURE OF BULGARIAN-RUSSIAN RELATIONS OPTIMISTIC

The state of Bulgarian-Russian relations could not be positively appraised at the moment, but the future is optimistic, the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy said in an interview for the Russian newspaper "Nezavisimaia gazeta".

Views on BG | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 415

BULGARIA RANKS SECOND IN AGRICULTURE EMPLOYEES

The number of people employed in the agriculture sector is highest in Romania, followed by Bulgaria, Litva, Poland, Financial Times writes.

Views on BG | January 31, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 231

MALEEVA HAS SEEN IT ALL

The Yomiuri Shimbun/Daily BY JIM ALLEN

Views on BG | January 31, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 328

BANKS’ ASSETS UP 25% IN 2001

The assets of Bulgarian banking system rose by 25 % in 2001 and reached BGN 12,2 BLN (USD 5,4BLN), figures of the Bulgarian National Bank, show. Confidence in the country’s banking system has been slowly recovering, after the severe financial crisis in 19

Views on BG | January 31, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 340

EU ANNOUNCES PLAN TO DEVELOP ECONOMIES OF NEW MEMBERS

ABSTRACTED from Associated Press By PAUL AMES

Views on BG | January 30, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 284

SMALL COUNTRIES COULD DERAIL EU ENLARGEMENT

BY Roger Wilkison VOA News

Views on BG | January 30, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 291

65% SUPPORT POSTPONING RULING MOVEMENT CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY

65% of the Bulgarians define as “right” the decision to postpone the constituent assembly of the Simeon II National Movement, data from a telephone poll, conducted by the sociological agency MBMD show. According to 14% of the interviewed, the Constituent

Views on BG | January 30, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 338

REUTERS: BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT SHOWS "FATIGUE" SIGNS

The Bulgarian government shows signs of fatigue after the life standard continues to drop, an analysis by Reuters reads. According to the analysis, the image of General Boyko Borissov, chief secretary of the interior ministry casts shadow over the prime m

Views on BG | January 29, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

CONFIDENCE IN CABINET DROPPED BY 13%, SURVEY DATA SHOW

Confidence in the Bulgarian government, headed by Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg fell with 13% in January compared to results in November, results from a conducted survey by the sociological agency Alpha Research between January 11 and January 18 show.

Views on BG | January 29, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 314

WORK ON FIFTY STABILITY PACT PROJECTS TO CONTINUE IN 2002

Work on fifty short-term projects will continue this year in the framework of the Working Table on Democratisation and Human Rights under the Stability Pact, Deutsche Welle announced. A total of EUR 50 M have been released for the projects by the donor co

Views on BG | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 374

NATO IN PLAN TO ADMIT FIVE STATES AS MEMBERS

Financial Times By JUDY DEMPSEY

Views on BG | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

MINISTERS SEE NO INDICATION OF CABINET CHANGES IN PM SPEECH

Ministers and MPs of the Simeon II National Movement (SIINM) described Saturday's speech of leader of Simeon II National Movement and Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg as just criticism but said it was not a sign of forthcoming cabinet changes. They belie

Views on BG | January 27, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

PM REFUSED TO RUN FOR LEADER OF PARTY SIMEON II NATIONAL MOVEMENT

“Our purpose today is not to establish a new political party but to find legal mechanisms that would guarantee the democratic nature of the movement," Simeon Saxe-Coburg said after announcing he would not run for leader of the party Simeon II National Mov

Views on BG | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 331

LOCAL COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT NEEDS IMPROVEMENT, SURVEY SHOWS

Competitive markets in Bulgaria emerged thanks to the importers rather than the local producers, the majority of Bulgarian and foreign companies representatives claim in a poll conducted by the Economic Development Centre. According to them the major obst

Views on BG | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341

JAN.-NOV. 2001 CURRENT ACCOUNT DEFICIT MARKS AN INCREASE

Current account deficit for January-November 2001 marked an increase of USD 206 M over 2000 and reached USD 771.5 M, or 5.

Views on BG | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 254