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FOREIGN MINISTER PASSY MET THE RELATIVES OF THE BULGARIAN MEDICS, CHAR...

Foreign Minister Passy met the relatives of the Bulgarian medics, charged in intentionally infecting Libyan children with the HIV virus. The aim of the meeting was to assure the relatives of the medics that all efforts are being made for the positive outc

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

MINISTER:IMF PRO SALARIES AND PENSIONS INCREASE

Deputy Prime Minister and Labor Minister Lidia Shuleva and Jerald Schiff, Head of the IMF mission to Bulgaria discussed the Bulgarian social policy on October 24. The doubled amount of child benefits, tax preferences for employers creating jobs for the lo

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ITALY SUPPORTS BULGARIA`S MEMBERSHIP IN NATO

Italy` s position is that Bulgaria`s NATO membership is very important for the consolidation of the so-called `southern enlargement` of NATO. The Italian ambassador to NATO expressed his country`s position at a meeting with the Bulgarian Prime Minister Sa

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

THE NEW VERSION OF THE MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP OPERATIONAL SYSTEM WAS PRE...

The new version of the Microsoft Windows XP operational system was presented to Bulgarian journalists one day before its world premiere in the Sofia Sheraton hotel. The Managing Director of Microsoft Bulgaria, Teodor Milev, presented the advantages of the

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

`NELLY KOPDOVSKA, PROCURIST OF THE BANK CONSOLIDATION COMPANY /BCC/, A...

`Nelly Kopdovska, procurist of the Bank Consolidation Company /BCC/, and Deputy Minister of Finance Krassimir Katev will be the new members of the Board of Directors of the Bank Consolidation Company (BCC), if the shareholders of the holding vote for the

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ANTHRAX BACTERIA WERE NOT FOUND IN ANY OF THE 100 CASES WITH SCATTERED...

Anthrax bacteria were not found in any of the 100 cases with scattered white powder in Bulgaria. That was announced by the Deputy Health Minister Dr.

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

RUSSIAN DELEGATION TO ATTEND BLACK SEA FORUM

Itar-Tass A Russian delegation, led by Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Fedotov, went to Turkey on Wednesday to take part in the work of the Foreign Ministers Council of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Group (BSECG), which is to be held at Antalya on O

Views on BG | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG MET THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF BIAC – THE HO...

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg met the Executive Director of BIAC – the holding that manages the international airport in Brussels. The representatives of the Belgian corporation presented an investment project for reconstruction and modernization of the Varn

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

SYNDICATE:CABINET`S PROGRAM NOT GOOD FOR WORKERS

The governmental program is liberal and positive for the businessmen but is not good enough for the workers, according to the Confederation of the National Syndicates in Bulgaria. The syndicate representatives believe that the state is distanced from the

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

THE THREE BULGARIAN JOURNALISTS WHO SPENT SEVERAL DAYS IN AFGHANISTAN ...

The three Bulgarian journalists who spent several days in Afghanistan passed the border with Tajikistan and are to go by car to the capital Dushambe. That was announced by the Bulgarian National Radio.

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN AND US EXPERTS ATTENDED A CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS EFFICIENT AN...

Bulgarian and US experts attended a conference to discuss efficient anti-money laundering strategies based on the confiscation and freezing of assets and income derived from illegal activities. Representatives of the banking, insurance and gambling busine

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

THE MYSTERY OF THE BULGARIAN VOICES*

Irish Times BY VICTORIA WHITE

Views on BG | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

GREENPEACE PROTESTS TRANSIT OF NUCLEAR WASTE

Text of report by Russian NTV on 24 October [Presenter Aleksey Sukhanov] At this very moment, activists of the Greenpeace environmental movement are starting a protest demonstration in Novosibirsk.

Views on BG | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

TRADE WITH CHINA INCREASED

`Bulgarian-Chinese trade from January to August this year totaled USD 77 M, or up by 30 % from the same period last year,` the commercial secretary of the Chinese Embassy in Sofia, Li Lianzhong, said during a trip to Haskovo (Eastern Bulgaria). The Bulgar

Business | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO RENEW INTERNATIONAL CARRIER MEMBERSHIP

`Bulgaria will renew its membership in the international carrier Interlichter through the Bulgarian River Shipping Corporation (BRSC),` Dimitar Stanchev, the corporation`s manager said. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Denubian River Shipping Co

Business | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PARTS OF THE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM WERE SEPARATELY PRESENTED BY THE BUL...

Parts of the governmental program were separately presented by the Bulgarian ministers in the Parliament. Earlier, the parliamentary groups of the United Democratic Forces and the Bulgarian Socialist Party insisted that the governmental program is discuss

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

JAPANESE TO BUILD CAR RECYCLING PLANT

`A plant for recycling old cars will be built near Lom,` the Deputy District Governor of Montana Ivo Filipov after a meeting with representatives of the Japanese association for trade with Russia, Central and Eastern Europe. USD 216 M will be invested in

Business | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NEW PLANT OPENED IN SOUTHERN BULGARIA

A new dressing plant of Medika AD of Sandanski opened on October 23. EUR 2 M were provided by EBRD in its capacity as a shareholder in Medika.

Business | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NEW DRAFT AMENDMENTS ENVISAGE THE CONFISCATION OF PROPERTY AS A PENALT...

New draft amendments envisage the confiscation of property as a penalty for money laundering, MP Panayot Panayotov announced.

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER TO AWARD BULGARIAN AUTHOR

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will award a prominent Bulgarian author on November 1- the day of the leaders of the Bulgarian National Revival. The award `Paissii Hilendarsky` is given for big achievements in the sphere of art, culture and history.

Society | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

THE SECOND LARGEST METAL SMELTER INCREASED ITS ZINC PRODUCTION BY 6% I...

The second largest metal smelter increased its zinc production by 6% in comparison with the previous year. Its lead production is down 11%.

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00
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