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IMF OFFICIAL: PRIVATISATION DELAY WILL AFFECT FOREIGN INVESTMENTS

If the veto on the Privatisation Act delays the process of privatisation, this will reflect negatively on the interests of foreign and revenues on the budget, Piritta Sorsa, Resident Representative of International Monetary Fund to Bulgaria, said at third

Views on BG | March 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

NEWSWEEK DID NOT MEAN TO OFFEND BULGARIANS

“We regret that some Bulgarians and other readers were offended by the phrase we used. Our intent was to convey that the media, and sometimes the Olympic officials, seem to treat certain nationalities with more respect and affection than others, " reads t

Views on BG | March 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 404

TURKISH GANGS CONTROL HEROIN TRADE

Kathimerini By Stavros Tzimas

Views on BG | March 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1739

BULGARIAN POPULATION AGING, DATA SHOW

The proportion of the Bulgarian population aged over 60 has increased from nearly 15 % to 22% in 30 years, according to the National Health Information Centre with the Health Ministry. The ageing of the population is a demographic process, which brings in

Views on BG | March 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 525

PARLIAMENTARY SPEAKER: DIALOGUE IN SOUTHEAST EUROPE CRUCIAL

Maintaining regular dialogue between Southeast European countries and between other European states is a valuable achievement in the process of cooperation in the region, Bulgarian Parliamentary Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov told the participants in the 3rd c

Views on BG | March 5, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 214

US DEPARTMENT OF STATE ANNUAL REPORT ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN BULGARIA

Extracts HUMAN RIGHTS DEVELOPMENTS

Views on BG | March 5, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321

MORE EUROPE FOR WHOM?

Abridged from Associated Press By MIREN GUTIERREZ

Views on BG | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 315

AFP: BULGARIA GIVES PENSION TO MAN WHO SHOT POPE

Bulgaria said Thursday that it plans to award a pension to a man who was jailed over the 1981 assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II and later released through lack of evidence. "Sergei Antonov's health has been destroyed" since the trial in which "h

Views on BG | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 296

MORE JOBS WILL IMPROVE TRUST IN GOVERNMENT, NOVINITE.COM POLL SHOWS

Most readers of novinite.com say the creation of more new jobs will improve public trust in the government.

Views on BG | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321

32 LICENSED INSURANCE COMPANIES ON BG MARKET

A total of 32 insurance companies and 103 insurance brokers, licensed according to international requirements, operate on the Bulgarian insurance market, Yordan Choukov, Insurance Supervision Agency Chief Secretary, said. Foreigners participate in half of

Views on BG | March 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 226

BULGARIANS MUST STRIKE BACK, JOURNALIST COMMENTS NEWSWEEK ARTICLE

“If we are consider ourselves highly-educated, self-confident people we are obliged to react to such publications, “ Violeta Simeonova, Bulgarian journalist, said for novinite.com, commenting an insulting Newsweek magazine publication.

Views on BG | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 506

BULGARIA POSTED USD 877 M CURRENT ACCOUNT DEFICIT FOR 2001

Bulgaria posted a USD 877.9 M current account deficit for 2001, up from USD 701.

Views on BG | March 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 328

POLITICIANS APPROVE OF AGREEMENT WITH IMF

MPs of various political forces described the two-year, USD 300 M stand-by loan approved by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in support of Bulgaria's economic programme as "positive" and "necessary."

Views on BG | March 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 278

BULGARIA C/A GAP MAY FALL ON EU REBOUND, LOWER IMPORT

Abridged from Reuters Bulgaria's current account deficit worsened in 2001 as a result of global slowdown, data showed on Thursday, but analysts said it was likely to improve this year as the European economy recovers and because imports may stall.

Views on BG | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 331

BUSINESS CLIMATE INDEX UP BY 6.2 POINTS IN FEBRUARY

The overall business climate index went up 6.2 points in February, which is almost entirely due to greater optimism for the business climate in construction.

Views on BG | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 312

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: 318

OBESITY SEEN RISING IN EAST, CENTRAL EUROPE

Reuters By David Brough

Views on BG | February 27, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 384

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: 270

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: 222

BULGARIAN REFORMERS UNDER FIRE AS AUSTERITY BITES

Reuters By Anna Mudeva

Views on BG | February 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 282

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: 368