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BULGARIA POSTED USD 1,600 M TRADE DEFICIT FOR 2001

A trade deficit of nearly USD 1,600 M was reported by the National Statistical Institute at a news conference on Wednesday.

Views on BG | February 27, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

OBESITY SEEN RISING IN EAST, CENTRAL EUROPE

Reuters By David Brough

Views on BG | February 27, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

SPAIN’S EU PRESIDENCY PREDICTS OBSTACLES IN EU ENLARGEMENT

The EU eastern enlargement is the major project for the final healing of the wounds between the two Europes, and even the wounds between the Christian and Muslim worlds, Daily Spanish newspaper El Pais wrote. Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar is to

Views on BG | February 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 268

NATO SEES A 'BIG BANG' ENLARGEMENT TO THE EAST

International Herald Tribune BY Joseph Fitchett

Views on BG | February 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 221

BULGARIAN REFORMERS UNDER FIRE AS AUSTERITY BITES

Reuters By Anna Mudeva

Views on BG | February 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 278

BALTIC STATES "ARE US FAVOURITES" IN RACE TO JOIN NATO

The Times By Michael Evans

Views on BG | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

INDEPENDENT: BULGARIA AND ROMANIA TOO POOR FOR EU ENTRY

It is generally accepted that Bulgaria and Romania will not be included in the first round of EU entry because they are the poorest candidates, and political and structural factors would make it difficult for them to meet the criteria set by the EU, Ian B

Views on BG | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

EU CHIEF NEGOTIATOR: FERHEUGEN’S STATEMENT IS A WARNING NOT A THREAT

Guenter Verheugen, EU Enlargement Commissioner statement that it would not be good for Bulgaria and Romania if they received double refusal from NATO and EU is not a threat as it was commented, Meglana Kuneva, Bulgaria’s EU Chief Negotiator said. Accordin

Views on BG | February 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 323

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: 305

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: 365

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: 405

UNEMPLOYMENT IN JANUARY 2002 VERY SLIGHTLY DECREASED

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

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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: 318

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: 218

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: 220

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