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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: 237

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

‘ARGUMENTS IN FAVOUR’ BULGARIA'S NATO ENTRY SEEM TO PREVAIL

Following is an excerpt from the report "Nato’s Enlargement and European Security" of the Wilton Park, agency with Britain's Foreign Office for discussion of international issues: For those advocating entry of the Balkan candidates, Bulgaria and Romania,

Views on BG | March 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 334

IRAN, BULGARIA AGREE TO DIVERSIFY TIES IN 15 AREAS

Iranian news agency IRNA Iran and Bulgaria in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) have agreed to promote mutual economic, industrial, agricultural and trade relations in some 15 areas, announced the minister of roads and transport, Ahmad Khorram, here Sa

Views on BG | March 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 323

DIE PRESSE: EU ASPIRANTS ECONOMIES NOT SERIOUSLY HIT BY SEPT. 11TH

Rather surprisingly EU aspirants economies were not seriously hit by the September 11th events, Austrian newspaper Die Presse writes. The outlook for the economic growth of the applicant states is very promising, the article pointes out, underlining that

Views on BG | March 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 226

CHRISTO IMAGINES CENTRAL PARK IN SAFFRON

The New York Times By AMEI WALLACH

Views on BG | March 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 359

OPPOSITION LEADERS CRITICIZE RULERS

The governance of the Simeon II National Movement more and more turns into part of the problems of the people and becomes harmful, Sergey Stanishev, Socialist leader said in Gabrovo. Asked what are his party's requirements and demands from the government,

Views on BG | March 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 345

“BULGARIA DREAM” SEEKS TO TRAIN YOUNG ECONOMISTS ABROAD

Nearly 400 students, studying business and economics have applied for the new program of the Economy Ministry “Bulgaria Dream”, Irina Burova, expert with the ministry, responsible for the project told novinite.com.

Views on BG | March 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 355

WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

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Views on BG | March 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 310

MORE BULGARIANS USE INTERNET, SURVEY SHOWS

The number of Internet users in Bulgaria has doubled for the period August 2001 – January 2002, data of an Alpha Research show. Internet users increased from 7.

Views on BG | March 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 220

EU ENTRY SPECIFIC DATE SHOULD BE TOLD TO 2D WAVE APPLICANTS

The following interview with Bulgaria's Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg was taken by Bulgaria's correspondent for Spanish ABC Rafael Alvarado before the meeting of the European Council in Barcelona. Q: What are the Cabinet’s priorities in accelerating the EU

Views on BG | March 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 361

FOREIGN MINISTER ENJOYS HIGHEST APPROVAL IN CABINET, SURVEY SHOWS

Foreign Minister Passy has the highest rating in the Cabinet with 54%, a survey of MBMD shows. President Parvanov is the only politician, whose rate of approval goes up, still he ranks just third with 52% of approval among Bulgaria’s most popular politici

Views on BG | March 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 324

GERMANY’S DIE WELT: BULGARIA AMONG POOREST EU CANDIDATES

Bulgaria with its population of 8,2 million has absolutely no chances to join EU with the first wave of countries, the German newspaper die Welt writes. The article announces that for the first time ministers from all EU candidate states participate in th

Views on BG | March 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 375

BULGARIA AND THE BALKANS WITH COMMON INTERESTS, PARDEW SAID

Statement of James W. Pardew, ambassador-designate to the Republic of Bulgaria, before the senate committee on foreign relations

Views on BG | March 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 323

EU GOVTS AGREE TO RAISE FOREIGN AID TO 0.33 PCT OF GDP BY 2006

BARCELONA (AFX) EU governments agreed to raise their average Official Development Assistance (ODA) to developing countries to 0.

Views on BG | March 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

LUKOIL-BULGRIA ROSE FUELS PRODUCTION PRICES

LUKoil - Bulgaria raised the production prices of fuels, starting from March 14, the company announced. The change in prices is prompted by the situation on the oil products market, the company explained.

Views on BG | March 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 238

IMF REPORT: CABINET CONSISTENT IN PURSUING ITS ECONOMIC PROGRAM

The International Monetary Fund expressed approval of the Cabinet’s consistency in pursuing its economic program in its latest report to IMF President Horst Koehler issued at the beginning of March. The report, which presents Bulgaria’s two-year stand-by

Views on BG | March 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 333