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SIMEON II NATIONAL MOVEMENT (SNM) SECRETARY AND FLOOR LEADER PLAMEN PA...

Simeon II National Movement (SNM) secretary and floor leader Plamen Panayotov told the Austrian People Party floor leader Friedrich Koenig that the movement wishes to become member of the European People's Party (EPP) after its transformation into a party

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BANKS PROFITS EUR 10 M FOR SEPTEMBER, 2001

The banking sector profits for September, 2001 registered again an upward trend, Bulgarian National Bank statistics showed. The banks’ total profit for September reached BGN 19, 5 M which brings the total profits for the first nine months of 2001 to BGN 2

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

160 ENGINES OF THE BULGARIAN STATE RAILWAYS WILL BE EQUIPPED WITH HIGH...

160 engines of the Bulgarian State Railways will be equipped with high-tech Alkatel systems from Austria. The new systems improve the safety of the traffic and facilitate servicing.

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

AN INTER-INSTITUTIONAL COUNCIL ON TOURISM WILL COORDINATE AND IMPLEMEN...

An inter-institutional council on tourism will coordinate and implement the state policy in the sector, it emerged during the discussions on the draft of the new Tourism Act. The council will include ministers and heads of institutions and will be chaired

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA-EU PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE TO MEET OCT 29

The 13th session of the Bulgarian-EU joint parliamentary committee will take place October 29 and 30. The participants in the meeting will hear the positions of the Cabinet and the leadership of the EU Council and the European Commission on issues related

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA ACCUSED OF ARMS EXPORTS TO TERRORISTS

The US proposals for US-European Union (EU) cooperation on counter-terrorism were presented in Brussels last week. Bulgarian supplies of arms and missile parts to certain countries were reported, Dnevnik Daily wrote, quoting Reuters.

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA RESPONDENT IN 60 CASES IN STRASBOURG

`At the moment Bulgaria is respondent in 60 cases, including 40 pending ones, with the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg,` Galina Samaras, the only agent of the Bulgarian Government in Strasbourg, said. Samaras spoke during a two-day seminar on

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

DEPUTY PM:IMF APPROVED SOCIAL SPHERE DRAFT BUDGET

`The International Monetary Fund has approved the 2002 draft budget,` Deputy Prime Minister and Labour and Social Policy Minister Lydia Shouleva said on October 25. Speaking at a meeting of the parliamentary Labour Committee Shouleva said that this is the

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

FORESTS OWNERS TO RECEIVE FORESTS

The Cabinet approved the amendments to the Act for Restoring Ownership in Forests and Woodland Stock Plots on October 25, 20001. Original forest owners in Bulgaria will receive forest plots on the same territorial unit where their original plot was or in

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

NEW BUYER TO BE SOUGHT FOR STATE INSURER

The Bulgarian Privatization Agency (PA) will open a new procedure for the privatization of the state-owned insurer State Insurance Institute (SII). `The selected buyer – the consortium between the Dutch-based TBI and the SII 2000 management-employee buy-o

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

MINISTER DISCUSSES COOPERATION IN BUCHAREST

NATO enlargement and cooperation within the Vilnius group were discussed during the talks between Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy and his Romanian counterpart Mircea Dan Geoana. The two ministers met on October 25 in Bucharest within the two-day

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

NEW ENVIRONMENTAL TAX TO BE INTRODUCED

The Bulgarian government adopted an Ordinance on vehicle pollution, which will come into force on January 1, 2001. About three million car owners will have to pay BGN 80 once–off environmental tax, which will be valid regardless of ownership changes.

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

GRAND TOURISM CONFERENCE JANUARY 10, 2002

`We rely very much on our Las Vegas experience and we do believe the tourism in this beautiful country Bulgaria will grow up very soon and it will become a magnet for million of European and US citizens `, former Nevada governor (1989-1999) Bob Miller sai

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

ELECTION OFFICIAL DOUBTS INDZHOVA`S RIGHT TO RUN

“The Central Electoral Commission (CEC) and the Cabinet have been misled during the competition for scrutineer at the presidential elections,” Mikhail Kostantinov, CEC member from the United Democratic Forces quota, announced. Kostantinov claims that the

Politics | October 25, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

ELECTRONIC MEDIA COUNCIL TO BE ESTABLISHED

An Electronic Media Council will be established after Parliament passed conclusively amendments to the law on radio and television. Within two weeks after the amendments become effective, Parliament and the President of Bulgaria have to choose and appoint

Politics | October 25, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CHRIS PATTEN, MEMBER OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION RESPONSIBLE FOR EXTERN...

Chris Patten, Member of the European Commission responsible for External Relations, said during the Stability Pact meeting in Bucharest that Bulgaria and Romania have made substantial progress, Info Radio reported, quoting the Romanian Agency Media Fax.

Politics | October 25, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

RUSSIA'S TYUMEN, BP SIGN CRUDE EXPORT DEAL

Reuters The third largest Russian oil producer Tyumen Oil said on Thursday it had signed a deal with global oil giant BP Plc to sell 1.

Views on BG | October 25, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

REUTERS MADE A FIVE-PAGE PHOTO REPORTAGE, DEDICATED TO THE BULGARIAN R...

Reuters made a five-page photo reportage, dedicated to the Bulgarian Roma and launched it in the worldwide information network. The Sofia photo correspondent Dimitur Dilkov went to Ivailovgrad, 330km away from the border to capture typical pictures of th

Politics | October 25, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

THE GOVERNMENT WILL PRESENT ITS PROGRAM IN PARLIAMENT. STILL, DEBATE I...

The Government will present its program in Parliament. Still, debate is not planed.

Politics | October 25, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

TWO NEW CHAPTERS IN EU NEGOTIATIONS MAY BE OPENED

Bulgaria is expected to open two new chapters on its accession to the EU at the next session of the Intergovernmental Conference in Brussels. The Conference will be held at the level of chief negotiators on October 25 and October 26, the Foreign Ministry

Politics | October 25, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SOLBES:BG STILL NEEDS REFORMS TO JOIN EU

AFX;BRUSSELS Bulgaria needs to take further structural measures to establish a fully functioning market economy, but it has nevertheless made substantial economic progress and advanced towards EU accession, EU economic and monetary affairs commissioner

Views on BG | October 25, 2001, Thursday // 00:00
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