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PRESIDENT GAVE HIS SUPPORT TO UDF GOVERNMENT

The reforms implemented during the 4 years mandate of UDF were in the right direction, President Petar Stoyanov stated today at a special press conference. President expressed also his support for UDF political and economic policy implemented during UDF g

Politics | June 12, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

KING REFUSED TO APPEAR IN A TOP TALK SHOW

King Simeon II refused to appear in the most popular talk show in Bulgaria, Dnevnik daily reported. Slavi`s show is transmitted each work day at the private national wide bTV with approximately 3 millions of viewers.

Politics | June 12, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

ROLLS ROYCE TO INVEST IN HEAT STATIONS

British corporations Rolls Royce and International Water are deeply interested to invest in Bulgarian heat stations. At the moment it is strategic profitable step to invest into energy sector in the country, Austrian EPIC experts said also at an internat

Business | June 12, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

MRF WITH TWO SCENARIOS AFTER JUNE 17

Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) forecasted short mandate to the next parliament. Two political scenarios are envisaged by MRF experts –King`s coalition to win the majority in the next parliament, if not to coalesce with UDF or MRF.

Politics | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

POLITICIANS UNITED ON CRIME FIGHT

Representatives of the main political forces and the chief prosecutor Nikola Filtchev have signed a common declaration on crime fight yesterday. The prosecutor`s office should be independent from the ruling party and government, representatives of UDF, NM

Politics | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

UDF CONGRATULATED KING FOR INFORMERS REMOVAL

UDF congratulates the courage of King`s coalition to withdraw and replace 16 MP nominees from its tickets disclosed as collaborators with former State Security. Yesterday NMS II took out of its nominee lists two more MP candidates from Stara Zagora.

Business | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

KING`S PROGRAM UNCLEAR PROF. HANKE SAID

Economic adviser to Bulgarian President prof. Steve Hanke expressed his concern about the vagueness of the economic platforms of the main political forces in Bulgaria.

Politics | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ADDITIONAL POLLING STATIONS IN TURKEY OPENED

45 additional polling sections will be opened in Turkey for the Parliamentary elections in Bulgaria on June 17. The additional sections will be located outside the Bulgarian diplomatic missions in cities where many Bulgarian emigrants reside.

Politics | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARTABAC ON TENDER UNTIL THE END OF JUNE

Privatization`s Agency CEO Levon Hampartsumian will organize a meeting with representatives of world-known tobacco producers to draft the privatisation strategy. British American Tobacco, Philip Morris, Sokotab are among interested in Bulgartabac privatis

Business | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

500 PROJECTS SUBMITTED UNDER SAPARD

For one-week period 500 projects for funding under SAPARD program were submitted to the regional departments of the State Fund “Agriculture”, Ventsislav Varbanov, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, announced in Pleven today. The first meeting with shor

Business | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO EXPORT ELECTRICITY TO THE REGION

Kosovo starts to import electricity from Bulgaria, National Electric Company (NEC) announced. The offer encompasses the period June 25-July 9 and from July to September.

Business | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

112 EX INFORMERS DISCLOSED AMONG CANIDATES

Personal Files Commission has disclosed today 34 more MP nominees as agents to former State Security. The total number of MP candidates disclosed as ex-informers running for the next parliament count 112.

Politics | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

WITHDRAWN KING`S NOMINEE TO SUE NMS II

Accused as collaborator with former State Security and withdrawn from king`s tickets nominee Ventzislav Dimitrov made a complaint against his removal. He declared his intentions to sue Bulgaria in Strasbourg court for calumny.

Politics | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

STATE INSURER PRIVATISATION TO BE FINALIZED

The deal on the State Insurance Institute (DZI) will be finalized by this week`s end, Privatisation`s Agency CEO Levon Hampartsumyan, said. Consortium between TBI Holding and DZI 2000 MEBO will become owner of 67% of the state insurer.

Business | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

HACKERS ATTACK UDF ELECTION WEB SITE

Hackers crashed the election web site of the ruling UDF coalition during the weekend and distorted the available information. PM Ivan Kostov `appealed` electorate not to vote at the elections but to go to watch sheep at villages because of their abundance

Politics | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

UK TOUR OPERATORS TO VISIT SEA RESORTS

Annual visit of over 100 tour operators from UK to Bulgarian Black Sea resorts is organized by `Balkan Holidays` agency. Potential of Bulgaria as a tourism destination will be presented.

Business | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PHARE TO INVEST EUR 800 000 IN BUSINESS INCUBATOR

PHARE program will invest EUR 800,000 in a project for construction of business incubator and industrial park in Haskovo. The project`s objective is to ensure premises for local entrepreneurs.

Business | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

AREMISSOFT TO INVEST ADDITIONAL USD 40 M

The US based AremisSoft, a leading software supplier listed at Nasdaq (AREM), USD 525 M market capitalization, are ready to invest additional USD 40 M in the Bulgarian Healthcare system, Vassil Kolev, country manager announced. AremisSoft won a tender at

Business | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

MARITSA EAST SAGA NEAR END

The contracts with the US investors AES and Entergy on the rehabilitation and construction of new units of TPPs `Maritsa-East` 1 and 3 will be sealed on June 13 in a non-public ceremony, was announced today. In the meantime AES announced that the company

Business | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

KING CAREFUL TO MENTION ANY FUTURE MINISTERS NAMES

King`s coalition will not name the future ministers before the vote. `I`m not going to shoot in the air as the other politicians do`, HM Simeon II declared.

Business | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00

JAPAN TO PROVIDE USD 104 M GRANT

Japanese Bank for International Cooperation grants another $104 M for the construction of the metropolitan, Sofia Mayor Stephan Sofiyanski said. The loan is under intergovernmental agreement and has a grace period of 10 years, the Mayor elaborated.

Business | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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