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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

HUNDREDS ATTEND MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR THE BULGARIAN, KILLED IN US

More than 400 people attended a memorial service in the Syracuse University (SU) for the Bulgarian student Simeon Popov, 27, who was shot and killed during a robbery attempt on January 20, the Syracuse daily The Post-Standard reported. A framed photograph

Views on BG | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 283

FRIEND RECALLS A PEACEFUL, JOYOUS MAN

By Sean Kirst, Syracuse Post-Standard Columnist

Views on BG | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 405

CENTRAL BANK HEAD: BIOCHIM PRICE TOO LOW

The minimum price of BGN 95 M, set by the Cabinet for the sale of Biochim bank, is too low, Svetoslav Gavriiski, Central bank head, said at a conference, quoted by Reuters. He expressed the hope that good bids may exceed that price.

Views on BG | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 284

BULGARIANS ABROAD DEMAND TRANSPARENCY IN OPEN LETTER TO CABINET

The Bulgarians, working in foreign and Bulgarian institutions and companies in Bulgaria and abroad welcome the Cabinet’s idea of establishing Consultative Council on Economic Growth issues, an open letter to the Cabinet from members of Bulgarian Velikden,

Views on BG | January 24, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 954

CRIMES COMMITTED IN 2001 DOWN BY 4% OVER 2000

More than 137,300 crimes were committed in the country in 2001, which is down by 4% over the previous year, the annual report of the National Police Service Directorate (NPSD) reads.

Views on BG | January 24, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 373

N-PLANT UNITS CLOSURE WILL LEAD TO 10% DECREASE IN BG ENERGY CAPACITY

The closure of the third and fourth units of the Nuclear Power Plant Kozloduy will lead to chain raise in the prices of the electricity producers in Bulgaria, Stefan Vodenicharov, chairman of the Kozloduy Protection National Committee said. According to h

Views on BG | January 24, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

BULGARIA STRUGGLES TO SELL STATE TELECOM MONOPOLY

Reuters By Galina Sabeva

Views on BG | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 403

DRIVER CHARGED WITH KILLING BULGARIAN STUDENT AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

The Associated Press Police charged a 21-year-old man with murder and accused him of driving the getaway car in a botched robbery that led to the shooting death of a pizza delivery man.

Views on BG | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

RUSSIA TO RETURN TO BULGARIA VITRIFIED NUCLEAR WASTE

Itar-Tass By Vladimir Rogachov

Views on BG | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 447

BULGARIA HOPES FOR ONE BLN DOLLARS IN RUSSIAN INVESTMENTS

Itar-Tass Bulgaria hopes to attract one billion dollars in Russian investments in its national economy within the next few years, Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev who is paying a working visit to Moscow said in an exc

Views on BG | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 320

BULGARIAN STUDENT AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY SHOT DEAD

Published in the News section of the Syracuse University web site: http://sunews.syr.

Views on BG | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 465

MARSHALL CENTER ASSOCIATE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT BULGARIA’S NATO ENTRY

“Nobody can say yet unequivocally whether Bulgaria and Romania will be among the countries that will join NATO first and be invited at the Prague summit,” Richard Cohen, former senior officer in NATO headquarters, and associate of George Marshall Center

Views on BG | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

I LOVE BULGARIA TOO!!!*

BY Martina Krejcova I love Bulgaria too! Not only Bill Clinton - as he said through videotape on tourism conference.

Views on BG | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 528

BERLINER ZEITUNG: BULGARIA MAY BE INVITED FOR NATO ENTRY IN PRAGUE

NATO is to invite no more than seven countries for entry into the alliance at the Prague summit in November, German newspaper Berliner Zeitung wrote, citing informed sources in Brussels.

Views on BG | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 282