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40% OF BULGARIA’S WOMEN SAY THEY SUFFERED HARASSMENT AT WORK

Up to 40% of Bulgarian women have suffered harassment at their workplace, data from a national representative survey conducted by the Agency for Social Research (ASR) show. 2.

Views on BG | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

OPPOSITION TO ELECT LEADER DURING SECOND DAY OF NATIONAL CONFERENCE

The thirteenth two-day national conference of the rightist Union of Democratic Forces opened on January 9th. Over 4000 delegates participate.

Views on BG | March 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 231

PRESIDENT: EU AND NATO REFUSAL NOT TO CHANGE BG POLITICAL ORIENTATION

EU and NATO refusal to accept Bulgaria won’t change the political orientation of Bulgaria, President Parvanov said, it emerged after a meeting of his with a delegation of the European Socialists Party. According to Parvanov, if both EU and NATO do not acc

Views on BG | March 8, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 254

EU REPORT ON BULGARIAN DAIRY, MEAT PRODUCERS READY SOON

EU veterinarians made an inspection to find how the Bulgarian system of mad cow disease prevention and control works. The official report will be ready within 20 days.

Views on BG | March 8, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 425

ITALIAN L'ESPRESSO WEEKLY: BULGARIA’S EU ENTRY TURNS INTO A DREAM

Bulgaria’s political and economic situation received diametrically opposite reflection on the pages of two Italian newspapers – Il Sole 24 ore Daily and L'Espresso Weekly. While the Italian business daily approves of the new Privatization Act, L'Espresso

Views on BG | March 7, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1332

PARTS OF CLASSIFIED CROWN AGENTS CONTRACT ILLEGALLY DISCLOSED

Extracts from the contract of the Finance Ministry and the British private company Crown Agents on the Bulgarian Customs were circulated illegally by an unknown agents in Parliament. The classified information has been written on sheets of paper and put

Views on BG | March 7, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

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: 293

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: 407

TURKISH GANGS CONTROL HEROIN TRADE

Kathimerini By Stavros Tzimas

Views on BG | March 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1743

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: 531

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: 215

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: 323

MORE EUROPE FOR WHOM?

Abridged from Associated Press By MIREN GUTIERREZ

Views on BG | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 316

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: 227

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: 508

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: 329

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: 279

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: 332

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: 313