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RUSSIAN GREENS RAISE ALARM OVER NUCLEAR SAFETY

By BAGILA BUKHARBAYEVA The Associated Press

Views on BG | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 426

MESSAGES FROM DETAINED IN LIBYA MEDICS TO THEIR RELATIVES RECORDED

A recording of the voices of the two of the medics, charged with intentionally infecting Libyan children with HIV was made by an official from Bulgaria’s Embassy in Libya. The recording was played on the Bulgarian national radio.

Views on BG | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

STOYAN GANEV FOR BBC: I WAS NOT DISMISSED

It is not a question of dismissal, or resignation, but organizational changes Prime Minister's Chief of Staff Stoyan Ganev said for BBC, following reports he has been dismissed by Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg. He said that many things need to be impr

Views on BG | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2591

WHO IS WHO: STOYAN GANEV

Stoyan Ganev was appointed August 21st Chief of the Cabinet of Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg. He is a former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, former President of the 47th UN General Assembly and Adjunct Professor of Social Scien

Views on BG | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

OVER 50% DO NOT APPROVE OF PARLIAMENT’S, GOVERNMENT’S WORK, POLL SHOWS

More than 70% of Bulgarians disapprove of the work of Parliament and 61.2% do not approve of the work of the Government, according to the results of an express sociological poll conducted by the National Public Opinion Centre.

Views on BG | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 319

IMF MISSION HEAD: BGN 1,2 B NEEDED FOR 5,5% GROWTH

In a presentation, delivered in the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG), Piritta Sorsa, Head of the Bulgarian mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) assessed the IMF role in Bulgaria as preserving the macroeconomic stability, due to which the

Views on BG | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

PM: DIALOGUE CRUCIAL FOR SUCCESSFUL GOVERNING

In all democratic societies, including the Republic of Bulgaria, holding a serious public and professional dialogue on the main principles of its policy guarantees successful governing, Prime Minister said, following the rejection of the non-confidence vo

Views on BG | February 13, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 371

GROSS EXTERNAL DEBT WENT DOWN

Bulgaria's gross external debt totalled USD 9,894.4 M(73.

Views on BG | February 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

BULGARIA STILL PLAGUED BY CORRUPTION

AFP Bulgaria remains plagued by corruption, while the black economy makes up between 27-35 percent of its gross domestic product, the Bulgarian NGO Coalition 2000 warned in its annual report Monday.

Views on BG | February 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 335

INFLATION IN JANUARY – 2,8, PRELIMINARY RESULTS SHOW

The inflation rate for January is set at 2,8%, preliminary results of the National Statistics Institute, show. Prices by sector went up from December 2001 as follows: foods 3.

Views on BG | February 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

BULGARIA THIRD IN PARLIAMENTARY CORRUPTION ON THE BALKANS

The Customs tops the list of institutions people consider corrupt, Coalition 2000 report states. The same opinion holds true of the customs officials as well.

Views on BG | February 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 218

PM ENJOYS HIGH APPROVAL RATE, SURVEY SHOWS

Every second Bulgarian does not believe the situation in the country would have been better if another political organization had won the elections, survey of Mediana polling agency, conducted by the phone, Feb. 8 – 9 shows.

Views on BG | February 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 314

UN CREATES 5,000 JOBS IN BULGARIA

Extracted from AFP The UN Development Programme (UNDP) aims to create 5,000 jobs in Bulgaria to help cut the unemployment toll which afflicts 17% of the impoverished country's workforce.

Views on BG | February 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 506

FOREIGN MINISTER FOR CNN: OUR LOYALTY MAY BE DULY REWARDED

What is important for us are not the concrete dates of Bulgaria’s entry into NATO, but the speeding up of the efforts in this direction, Foreign Minister Passy said for CNN, broadcast live from the studio in London. Minister Passy pointed out that the Bul

Views on BG | February 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 347

MINERAL WATER – BULGARIANS’ SHOPPING BASKET FAVORITE FOR 2001

Purchases in Bulgarian households marked a 4% rise in 2001 over the previous year, inflation for 2001 deducted, data of GfK agency Bulgaria show. Mineral water proved to be Bulgarians’ favorite when doing shopping, with a 18% growth in bought quantities,

Views on BG | February 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

OPPOSITION CLAIMS CURRENT GOVERNMENT IS THREAT TO BULGARIA

VAT introduction on medicines dealt a heavy blow the pharmaceutical industry and all Bulgarian citizens, United Democratic Forces floor leader Nadezhda Mihaylova said during the parliamentary debates on the non-confidence vote against the Cabinet February

Views on BG | February 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

FOREIGN MINISTER: NATO ENTRY WILL COMPLETE A NATURAL PROCESS

The doors of the Alliance must remain open, Foreign Minister Passy pointed out in his lecture “NATO’s enlargement role in anti-terror war – global and regional dimensions”. He said that after the September 11 events, NATO should change its prospect and th

Views on BG | February 8, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

FARMERS USE A THIRD OF SAPARD FUNDING

Bulgarian farmers use just one-third of funding extended under the EU pre-accession program SAPARD, which aims at supporting the development of the agrarian sector and rural regions, data from the Agrarian Economy Institute show. Among the reasons for thi

Views on BG | February 8, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 355

LA LIBRE BELGIQUE: PRESIDENT DETERMINED TO SPEED UP EU, NATO ACCESSION

”We were not chosen because of the past,” President Georgi Parvanov was quoted as saying in an interview for the Belgium Daily newspaper “La Libre Belgique”, published in its February 7 edition. Asked how his being member of the Socialist Party may influe

Views on BG | February 7, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

MORE THAN HALF OF BULGARIANS WERE ECONOMICALLY NON-ACTIVE IN DECEMBER

The economically active Bulgarians numbered 3,264,700 Bulgarians (48,1% from the Bulgarian population older than fifteen years old), a survey conducted by the national Statistical Institute shows. In December, 2001 636,500 people have been unemployed.

Views on BG | February 7, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

RELATIVES OF MEDICS IN LIBYA INFORMED ABOUT RELAXED DETENTION STATUS

The Foreign Ministry has informed in details the relatives of the detained Bulgarian medics in Libya about everything that concerns the fact that the medics have been moved from the prison “Judeyda” to a guarded house, Elena Poptodorova, foreign ministry

Views on BG | February 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408