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MAJORITY FOR SEPARATE SEASIDE MUNICIPALITY

A referendum on the separation of Ahtopol, Varvara, Sinemorets, Rezovo and Brodilovo from the Tsarevo municipality was carried out in the five settlements on October 28. A total of 1571 citizens took part in the referendum, which is 80 % of all people who

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ALL EU ACCESSION CHAPTERS MAY BE OPENED BY 2002

`Bulgaria has the ambition to open all 29 chapters of the acquis communautaire by the end of the year,` Meglena Kuneva, Deputy Foreign Minister and Chief Negotiator with the European Union (EU) announced on October 29. So far, Bulgaria has opened 23 chapt

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BOMB THREAT STOPPED THE WORK OF THE US CONSULATE

A telephone threat for a bomb stopped the work of the American Consulate in Sofia, the national bTV announced. Shortly before 9m a telephone signal was received that till one hour a bomb is to explode.

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BG ENVOY GIVES CREDENTIALS TO IRANIAN PRESIDENT

Iranian news agency IRNA The new Bulgarian Ambassador to Iran Dubrov Georgiev presented his credentials to President Khatami here Sunday [28 October].

Views on BG | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE BULGARIAN PRESIDENT STOYANOV AWARDED WITH THE HONORARY MEDAL `STAR...

The Bulgarian President Stoyanov awarded with the honorary medal `Stara Planina` the Turkish ambassador to Bulgaria on the occasion of his term`s end.

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE PRIVATISATION AGENCY /PA/ AND THE MINISTRY OF DEFENSE ARE EXPECTED...

The Privatisation Agency /PA/ and the Ministry of Defense are expected to appoint a new privatisation procedure for Khan Asparuh military repair works, Pari Daily wrote. No candidate turned up at the public tender for 80% of the enterprise's capital which

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE PROFIT OF POST BANK HAS RISEN 30% FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 200...

The profit of Post Bank has risen 30% for the first nine months of 2001, was announced at a meeting of the procurators of the bank's branches last week. The bank has extended a total of BGN 250 M credits, of which BGN 100 M to citizens and small enterpris

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

US CORPORATION MAY BUILD THIRD PLANT IN BULGARIA

“American Standard, santaryware producer, plans the building of a third factory in Bulgaria in 2003,” Vassil Kunev, American Standard Director for Eastern Europe and Bulgaria, said. The condition is that its daughter companies Vidima and Ideal Standard in

Business | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

`THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE MAY BE AMENDED TO MAKE THE REMAND IN C...

`The Code of Criminal Procedure may be amended to make the remand in custody of offenders with 2 or more pending trials compulsory,` Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov said going in for an extraordinary meeting of the Cabinet on October 29. This regulatory

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CABINET ASSESSES POSITIVELY ITS FIRST 100 DAYS

The Bulgarian Ministers assessed highly the work of the Saxe-Coburg Cabinet during the first 100 days since it stepped in power. According to them the fall of confidence in the Cabinet is normal, Info Radio reported.

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

DIVIDEND PAYMENTS PROCEDURE MAY BECOME EASIER

Amendments to the Bulgarian Public Offering of Securities Act were drafted by Simeon II National Movement MPs. Shareholders will be able to authorize investment intermediaries to collect their dividend under the amendments.

Business | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

IMF UNAWARE OF FOREIGN DEBT RESTRUCTURING

The representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were not informed about the foreign debt restructuring, carried out by the government, IMF representative to Bulgaria Piritta Sorsa announced. According to the Bulgarian weekly Capital, in Septe

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SIXTH EDITION OF BAIT EXPO 2001 OPENS IN SOFIA

The sixth edition of BAIT Expo 2001, organized by the Bulgarian Association for Information Technologies (BAIT),opens on October 30 in the Sofia International Exposition Center. A record number of companies will participate with computers, software, inter

Business | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE SALARIES OF THE BULGARIAN POLICEMEN SHOULD BE AT LEAST BGN 1,000, ...

The salaries of the Bulgarian policemen should be at least BGN 1,000, Boyko Borissov, Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry said on October 26, quoted by Standart Daily. According to him, the salaries will stimulate the policemen and will increase the

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARTABAC INITIAL PRICE SET AT USD 100 M

“The state set the bottom price for the privatisation of Bulgartabac Holding at USD 100 M”, Lyubka Kachakova, Deputy Economy Minister and President of the Board of Directors of the holding, announced on October 29. According to Kachakova the planned priva

Business | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

EMPLOYERS, PAYING WORKERS` FOOD TO PAY LESS TAXES

The 2002 budget will earmark BGN 30 M for the gap in the Social Security Institute budget, caused by the introduction of tax relieves for employers paying the food of their employees, the Bulgarian Industrial Chamber announced. At the last sitting of the

Business | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

LUKOIL BECAME MAIN SPONSOR OF FC NEFTOCHIMIK

The Bulgarian branch of the Russian oil company LUKoil became major sponsor of the Burgas football club Neftochimik. LUKoil however did not buy the club’s controlling stake.

Sports | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

MOTORWAY TOLLS TO BE INTRODUCED IN 2006 OR 2007

“Bulgaria will introduce motorway tolls in 2006 or 2007,” Ivan Saev, Deputy Minister of Regional Development, said. During the negotiations with the European Commission on the transport policy, the Bulgarian Government will insist on a transition period f

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

AIR BULGARIA MAY ARGUE ON BALKAN TRADE MARKS

The Bulgarian national carrier and Air Company Bulgaria may dispute about the trademark of the Balkan Airlines airline, Dnevnik Daily wrote. Air Company Bulgaria is newly established.

Business | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SIMEON DISCUSSED EU INTEGRATION AT A PRIVATE LUNCH

Main topic of the meeting of prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg with his ministers in the Tsarska Bistritsa residence during the weekend was European integration, foreign minister Solomon Passy said. It was a private meeting of all the ministers lunch time

Business | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00

VASSILEV: BUSINESS TO PAY LOWEST TAXES SINCE 1990

“These are going to be the lowest taxes which have been imposed on Bulgarian business as a whole since 1990,” Nikolay Vassilev, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, said on Sunday. He added the highest level of the income tax would fall to 2

Business | October 28, 2001, Sunday // 00:00
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