The Yomiuri Shimbun/Daily BY JIM ALLEN
The assets of Bulgarian banking system rose by 25 % in 2001 and reached BGN 12,2 BLN (USD 5,4BLN), figures of the Bulgarian National Bank, show. Confidence in the country’s banking system has been slowly recovering, after the severe financial crisis in 19
ABSTRACTED from Associated Press By PAUL AMES
65% of the Bulgarians define as “right” the decision to postpone the constituent assembly of the Simeon II National Movement, data from a telephone poll, conducted by the sociological agency MBMD show. According to 14% of the interviewed, the Constituent
The Bulgarian government shows signs of fatigue after the life standard continues to drop, an analysis by Reuters reads. According to the analysis, the image of General Boyko Borissov, chief secretary of the interior ministry casts shadow over the prime m
Confidence in the Bulgarian government, headed by Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg fell with 13% in January compared to results in November, results from a conducted survey by the sociological agency Alpha Research between January 11 and January 18 show.
Work on fifty short-term projects will continue this year in the framework of the Working Table on Democratisation and Human Rights under the Stability Pact, Deutsche Welle announced. A total of EUR 50 M have been released for the projects by the donor co
Ministers and MPs of the Simeon II National Movement (SIINM) described Saturday's speech of leader of Simeon II National Movement and Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg as just criticism but said it was not a sign of forthcoming cabinet changes. They belie
“Our purpose today is not to establish a new political party but to find legal mechanisms that would guarantee the democratic nature of the movement," Simeon Saxe-Coburg said after announcing he would not run for leader of the party Simeon II National Mov
Competitive markets in Bulgaria emerged thanks to the importers rather than the local producers, the majority of Bulgarian and foreign companies representatives claim in a poll conducted by the Economic Development Centre. According to them the major obst
Current account deficit for January-November 2001 marked an increase of USD 206 M over 2000 and reached USD 771.5 M, or 5.
More than 400 people attended a memorial service in the Syracuse University (SU) for the Bulgarian student Simeon Popov, 27, who was shot and killed during a robbery attempt on January 20, the Syracuse daily The Post-Standard reported. A framed photograph
The minimum price of BGN 95 M, set by the Cabinet for the sale of Biochim bank, is too low, Svetoslav Gavriiski, Central bank head, said at a conference, quoted by Reuters. He expressed the hope that good bids may exceed that price.
The Bulgarians, working in foreign and Bulgarian institutions and companies in Bulgaria and abroad welcome the Cabinet’s idea of establishing Consultative Council on Economic Growth issues, an open letter to the Cabinet from members of Bulgarian Velikden,
The closure of the third and fourth units of the Nuclear Power Plant Kozloduy will lead to chain raise in the prices of the electricity producers in Bulgaria, Stefan Vodenicharov, chairman of the Kozloduy Protection National Committee said. According to h
The Associated Press Police charged a 21-year-old man with murder and accused him of driving the getaway car in a botched robbery that led to the shooting death of a pizza delivery man.
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