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CABLE TELEVISION STAKE IN ADS MARKET INCREASES

The share of the cable television networks in the Bulgarian advertisement market has increased due to the attractive tariffs, local market analysts said.

Views on BG | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 483

U.S. FUND EYEING MORE CABLE TV FIRMS IN BULGARIA

Reuters The Southeast Europe Equity Fund (SEEF), a U.

Views on BG | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 256

WB: BARRIERS FOR NEW FIRMS OBSTACLE FOR GROWTH IN TRANSITION STATES

Barriers to the creation of new firms are a critical obstacle to sustained growth in the transition countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, according to a new report by the World Bank entitled "Transition: The First Ten Years."

Views on BG | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 237

NATO TELLS CANDIDATES THEY MUST PULL THEIR WEIGHT

Associated Press NATO chief Lord Robertson warned eastern European nations hoping to secure membership in the alliance this year that they will have to pull their weight in the mutual defense pact.

Views on BG | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 520

RUSSIA SEEKS TO EXPAND COOPERATION WITH BULGARIAN BUSINESS

Itar-Tass By Andrei Naryshkin

Views on BG | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 219

SECOND EURO BONDS ISSUE POSTPONED

“If we have to issue new Bulgarian euro bonds, that will take place in the second half of the year. It is very probable though that such issue won’t be necessary since now the basic macroeconomic indicators are better than it was expected,“ deputy finance

Views on BG | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 180

WB REPORT HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF ENTREPRENEURS IN BRIDGING PLAN AND MARKET

Financial Times; Jan 16, 2002 By ROBERT ANDERSON and STEFAN WAGSTYL

Views on BG | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

NOVEMBER GROSS FOREIGN DEBT MARKS DECREASE OVER END-2000

Gross foreign debt totalled USD 10,024 BLN at end-November, preliminary figures of Bulgarian Central Bank show. Compared to figures of the end of 2000, gross foreign debt was down by USD 339.

Views on BG | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 290

BULGARIA IS WELL PREPARED FOR ITS WORK IN UN SECURITY COUNCIL

UN Security Council is a standing body of the international organization, which means that it can be convened any time, Vladimir Sotirov, Bulgaria’s representative to the UN, said, commenting the Security Council work. He added that its program is very in

Views on BG | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 344

GERMAN SOCIAL DEMOCRAT: GERMANY NEEDS PARTNERS SUCH AS BULGARIA

BY Milena Hristova “Bulgaria has long traditions, it is a stable element in a non-stable region,” Gernot Erler, deputy floor leader of the German Social Democratic Party, said in his lecture on Germany’s policy in Southeastern Europe after the events of

Views on BG | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 355

SOFIA GETS ON TO THE BUSINESS MAP*

Financial Times; Jan 15, 2002 By THEODOR TROEV

Views on BG | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 280

BG STABILITY PACT COORDINATOR: BULGARIA FAVORS REGIONAL COOPERATION

“I believe that Mr. Busec likes our country, which does not mean that it will be privileged in any way in his future work,“ Vladimir Filipov, coordinator of the Stability Pact for Bulgaria said for the Bulgarian National Radio.

Views on BG | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 494

FITCH RATING AGENCY SAYS UPS RATINGS FOR BULGARIA

(Text, released by the rating agency) LONDON, Jan 14 - Fitch, the international rating agency, today upgraded the Republic of Bulgaria's Long-term foreign currency ratings to 'BB-' (BB minus) from 'B+'.

Views on BG | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 749

TOURISM IN BULGARIA HAS FUTURE, POLL AT NOVINITE.COM SHOWS

Almost 90% of the readers who cast their votes in the latest poll of novinite.com answered positively the question “Does Tourism in Bulgaria Have Future?” Out of all 142, 125 voters were positive only 17 expressed the opinion that the tourism sector in Bu

Views on BG | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

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Views on BG | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 416

BULGARIA FEELS ECONOMIC JITTERS

AFT In 1997 Bulgaria, on the verge of hyperinflation, introduced a currency board, a system that linked the Bulgarian currency, the lev, to the German mark in a one-to-one exchange parity, on the advice of the IMF.

Views on BG | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 486

ORTHODOX LEADER CALLS FOR TOLERANCE AMONG FAITHS

Abstracted from Associated Press By ALI AKBAR DAREINI

Views on BG | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 413

BULGARIAN CHILDREN WIN MEDALS IN INTERNATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION

Bulgarian children, students at the art school in the northern town of Pleven, were awarded medals at an international painting competition in Macedonia. Their works were selected from among 4,500 painted by children from three continents, the school dire

Views on BG | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 867

ECONOMIST CLAIMS BULGARIA MISSED UNIQUE CHANCE FOR EURO INTRODUCTION

The Currency Board in Bulgaria can be compared to a strait jacket, Krasimir Angarski, economic advisor to the President, said in a radio program. According to him the system is imposed so that the printing of more money for covering social expenses can be

Views on BG | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 301

ECONOMY MINISTER: VARNA SHIPYARD’S PRICE WILL BE FIXED BY THE BUYER

It is the fourth successive year that Bulgaria’s biggest shipyard ‘s operations have been stopped operating and is covered with snow, while several thousand employees lost their jobs, Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev said during the parliamentary co

Views on BG | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 469

BRITAIN MAY YIELD PEACEKEEPER ROLE

Associated Press By JANE WARDELL

Views on BG | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 481