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KOZLODUY SMALL UNITS LICENSE EXTENSION NECESSARY

`It is much more prudent and efficient to modernize and relicense existing nuclear facilities than close them down before their technological time has expired and then build brand new ones,` Genadii Shasharin said at the 20th session of the international

Business | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

DEPUTY PM: MEDIA EXAGGERATE ECONOMY`S BAD STATE

`The economy growth will be about 5% this year, i.e.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

POLITICS IN BRIEF

`The budget of the Sofia municipality for 2001 will be closed with a deficit,` mayor Stefan Sofianski said. He asked the finance minister to cancel the free of charge use of public transport by some government officers as part of their bonus package.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

The Bulgarian Central Bank issued qualification licenses to the newly elected members of the board of DSK Bank /State Savings Bank/: Krassimir Angarski, Raiko Karagyozov, Ognyan Yordanov and Stoyan Penkov. The Israeli company Ashtrom was awarded one more

Business | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ISRAELI BILLIONAIRE TO INVEST IN PLOVDIV AIRPORT

Israeli billionaire Sasson Naim who is among the world 30 top rich men, is ready to invest $2 billion in the reconstruction of the Plovdiv-based airport, Standart Daily reported. A project on the reconstruction of the airport to turn it into the most mode

Business | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA: OPPOSITION CONCERNED ABOUT AGREEMENT WITH IMF

BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom Report by BTA, Bulgarian news agency - It is crucial for this country that it sign an agreement with the IMF since economic growth depends on it.

Views on BG | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BARON JANSSEN: A LOT TO BE DONE IN BULGARIA

`Bulgaria has great potential and must improve its image abroad, but also there are lot of changes to happen in the administration and economy` Baron Daniel Janssen, Solvay S.A.

Business | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

THE FOREIGN INVESTMENT AGENCY CHIEF RELEASED

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg released Georgi Tabakov from the position Chairman of the Agency for Foreign Investments, publication in the government` s web site said according to Dnevnik Daily. The order is based on Art.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

INTERNATIONAL MEETING IN THE KOZLUDUY N PLANT

The Kozluduy Nuclear plant hosts the 20th meeting of the international working group on the nuclear power plants modernization. The meeting is under the aegis of the Interatomenergo International Commercial Association.

Business | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FORMER MINISTER CRITICIZES CURRENT ECONOMIC POLICY

After the meeting of the Executive National Council of the United Democratic Forces, Former Finance Minister Muravey Radev criticized the economic policy of the current government. According to him, the leaders of UDF are concerned with the remarks of the

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

US DEMANDS AIR CORRIDOR FOR NON MILITARY FLIGHTS

`The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry will most probably give to the US Embassy in Bulgaria a note that Bulgaria grants to the United States an air corridor for non military flights on September 26, ` the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy announced after the mee

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

EBRD SHAREHOLDERS STATE BANK`S PRIORITIES IN BG

`The interests of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Bulgaria are primarily in the areas of the privatization in the energy and banking sectors and in municipal services,` EBRD director for Southeast Europe Olivier Descamps said. He m

Business | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

MOBILTEL REDUCES M/TEL PRIMA PRICES

MobilTel will considerably reduce the prices of the services in the M/Tel Prima package, starting October 1. This package will become one of the cheapest phone packages in Bulgaria, MobilTel`s CEO Rumyana Kyuchukova said in Plovdiv.

Business | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

GERMANY WITH SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 115 BULGARIANS

`The German Services for Academic Exchange` granted 115 scholarships for Bulgarian students and scientists. The qualified will be able to study in different fields and to improve their qualification in the 2002-2003 academic year.

Business | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

CHIMCO STARTS PRODUCTION

Chimco restored the production cycle and started to gradually load the plant`s facilities. During the months when the plant remained idle a capital repair of the installations was made.

Business | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

HEALTHCARE SECTOR FUNDING STILL NOT CLARIFIED

The financial macro-framework for the healthcare sector for 2002 is still not clear. That emerged after the start of the negotiations on the national framework agreement for 2002 on September 24.

Business | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

AGRICULTURE MINISTER TO VISIT BRUSSELS

The Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme leaves for Brussels on October 1. Dikme will meet European Union agriculture commissioner Franz Fischler to discuss the upcoming negotiations on the Agriculture chapter from the acquis communautaire.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT WEB SITE LAUNCHED

The Bulgarian government launched its web site. `The aim of the web site is to give quick, short and useful information,` Tsvetelina Uzunova, Director of `Information and Public Relations` department said, quoted by Info Radio.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTER MET STANDART& POOR REPS

The Bulgarian Finance Minister Milen Velchev met representatives of the Standard&Poor`s rating agency for an overall review of the economic situation in Bulgaria. Velchev presented the tax code and budget policy of the government and talked about the exte

Business | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

RUSSE TEACHERS ENDED THE STRIKE

The strike of the Russe teachers ended on September 25, Info Radio reported. The protesting teachers and the government reached a compromise for the payment of the teachers` unpaid salaries for June, July and August.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

US AMBASSADOR MILES MET BG CHIEF MUFTI

The US Ambassador to Bulgaria Richard Miles met Selim Mehmed, Chief Mufti of the Muslims in Bulgaria. The two officials discussed the tragic events in the US and the results from them.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00
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