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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

SUCCESS OF SKOPJE-SOFIA PROJECTS HINGES ON JOINT LOBBYING

The World Bank will participate in the construction of a Skopje-Sofia railway and other transport communications between Macedonia and Bulgaria with technical assistance, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy said in an interview for Skopje newspaper Vecher, s

Views on BG | March 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 288

FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG: BULGARIAN PARLIAMENT HAUNTED BY GHOST

The Bulgarian Parliament is haunted by a ghost – the influence of Former PM’s Chief of Staff Stoyan Ganev, the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung wrote. According to the article the same ghost roams in the ruling Simeon II National Movement a

Views on BG | March 13, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 248

INDUSTRIAL EXPORTS MARKED A FALL IN JANUARY

January receipts from industrial exports fell by 11,6 % over the previous year, mainly due to a drop in exports of metals and chemicals, data of the National Statistics Institute show. In January receipts from metals and metal products were down by 23,9%

Views on BG | March 13, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 203

DEMAND FOR CREDITS ON THE RISE

Demands for credits rose slightly in the last week of February as interest rates fell, data of the Bulgarian National Bank shows. Between February 23 and March 1 the banks extended new credits amounting to BGN 55,5 M, up 7,98% compared to the week before.

Views on BG | March 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 304

GREEK JUDICIARY WILL INVESTIGATE OTE DEAL IN BULGARIA

The Associated Press ATHENS, Greece - Judicial investigators will make a full probe of alleged improprieties by Greece's main telecommunications firm to secure a deal for a mobile telephone license in Bulgaria, the government said Tuesday.

Views on BG | March 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 359

INTELLINEWS: BRADY-EUROBOND EXCHANGE RUNS MANY RISKS

The assessment of the planned Brady-Eurobond exchange depends on details, which are yet to be clarified and the success of the deal on the market, Piritta Sorsa, Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund, said. She pointed out that IMF su

Views on BG | March 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

BULGARIA TO RESTRUCTURE ITS FOREIGN DEBT

The Financial Times By Theodor Troev

Views on BG | March 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 288

THE ECONOMIST: INTERNAL STRESSES EXPECTED IN BG RULING COALITION

“The coalition between the Simeon II National Movement (SNM) and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) will have a comfortable enough majority to pass legislation, but will increasingly divided over unpopular policy measures increase, “ The Economist

Views on BG | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 277

BBC: FORMER FM TO LEAD BULGARIA OPPOSITION

From the newsroom of the BBC World Service Bulgaria's largest opposition party, the centre-right Union of Democratic Forces UDF, has elected a former foreign minister as its leader.

Views on BG | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 257

STABILITY PACT COORDINATOR CALLS FOR NEW OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR BALKANS

The Associated Press The head of the EU reconstruction program for the Balkans urged the European Union Monday to draft a new outreach strategy for these eight nations in the coming years, when 10 other East European nations will join the union.

Views on BG | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 270

WHO IS WHO: NADEZHDA MIHAYLOVA

Nadezhda Mihaylova was born on 9 August 1962 in Sofia. Married, with two daughters.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

BBC: BULGARIA AND ROMANIA DISCUSS NATO MEMBERSHIP

From the newsroom of the BBC World Service The Bulgarian Prime Minister, Simeon Saxe-Coburg, who is in Romania for a two-day visit, has discussed the prospects of Nato membership for the two countries with his host, President Ion Iliescu.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 298

PRELIMINARY ELECTIONS –POSSIBLE CRISIS OUTCOME, UDF RESOLUTION READS

“Preliminary elections are the possible outcome from the crisis, “ the political resolution of the thirteenth national conference of the union of Democratic Forces (UDF) reads.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 352

PRESIDENT: POLITICAL STABILITY IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT NOW

Bulgaria’s President Georgi Parvanov said that preserving political stability is extremely important since 2002 is decisive for Bulgaria. According to him new political tension would lead to dramatic consequences.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

RELATIONS WITH RUSSIA-UNCHANGED, NOVINITE.COM MAJORITY READERS SAY

According to the majority of the readers of the news provider novinite.com Bulgarian-Russian relations are unchanged.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293