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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

RUSSIA'S LUKOIL PLANS 14-FOLD GAS OUTPUT HIKE

Reuters Russia's biggest oil firm LUKOIL is planning a 14-fold jump in natural gas production by 2010 with the aim of raising exports 50 times over, according to a senior company executive.

Views on BG | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

GREECE MAY GRANT EUR 550 M FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE BALKANS

EUR 550 M for the reconstruction of the Balkans after the damages inflicted by the war – that is the essence of the bill presented by the Greek government in Parliament, the Italian news agency ANSA reported.The bill emphasizes on the procedures and crite

Views on BG | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

LIBYA DROPS AIDS CASE AGAINST BULGARIANS AND PALESTINIAN

VOA News A Libyan court for national security cases has dropped conspiracy charges against six Bulgarians and a Palestinian accused of deliberately infecting Libyan children with the virus that causes AIDS.

Views on BG | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

IMF CALLS FOR MUTUALLY ACCEPTABLE TAXES TO BE FIXED

The inflation rate for January was unexpectedly high, Piritta Sorsa, Head of the Bulgarian mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said. According to her it is still early to say to what an extent the increased patent tax accounted for that high

Views on BG | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 318

RUSSIAN OIL COMPANIES EYE EUROPE MOVES

Financial Times By DAVID BUCHAN and ANDREW JACK

Views on BG | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 355

BULGARIA EXPANSION STRENGTHENS UMICORE COPPER ARM

Reuters By Amanda Cooper

Views on BG | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 964

LIBYA REDUCES CHILDREN'S HIV CASE

CNN Six Bulgarian medics accused of infecting nearly 400 children with HIV-contaminated blood in a Libyan hospital have had their case downgraded by a judge.

Views on BG | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 513

BULGARIA’S IMAGE ABROAD IS POOR ACCORDING TO READERS OF NOVINITE.COM

The majority of the readers of novinite.com say that Bulgaria’s reputation abroad is poor.

Views on BG | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 296

POLITICIANS HOPEFUL ABOUT MEDICS CASE IN LIBYA

"The decision of the Libyan court is an encouraging news. The case against the Bulgarian medics is indeed a complex one and this adjournment is an expression of the Libyan side's good will to establish the truth," Bulgaria’s President Purvanov said in a s

Views on BG | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 288

WB:BG CAN BOOST SOCIAL WELFARE BY EFFICIENT ENERGY RESOURCES USE"

"Bulgaria could boost its competitiveness and social welfare through the more efficient use of its energy resources," says a World Bank report entitled "Bulgaria: Energy and Environment Review (EER)."

Views on BG | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

RUSSIAN GREENS RAISE ALARM OVER NUCLEAR SAFETY

By BAGILA BUKHARBAYEVA The Associated Press

Views on BG | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 429

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: 2594

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: 346

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: 320