Two containers with 22 stud bolts in them fell off a platform during their transportation to the reactor space of the 1,000 MW Unit Five of the Kozlodouy Nuclear Power Plant on October 10. Nobody was injured.
President Stoyanov had an official meeting with the Palestinian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Nabil Shaat. Shaat invited, on behalf of the Palestinian leader Yassir Arafat, President Stoyanov and Foreign Minister Passy to visit Palest
The Bulgarian President Petur Stoyanov said that the international patent system has to be reformed so that it becomes accessible for inventors and companies of the transition economy states. Stoyanov is in Geneve where he attended a session of the Politi
Officials from the Environmental Ministry met representatives of 12 large companies that apply for permits for pollution prevention and control. LUKoil Neftochim Burgas, Kremikovtzi, Neochim, Orgachim, Promet, Stomana Industry and Sofia Med have applied f
Employers, banks, insurance and educational institutions will inquire into citizens` personal data only after registration and permission by a commission. This is provided by the new protection of personal data bill, adopted by the Bulgarian parliament on
The world wrestling championships scheduled for New York last month but postponed after the terrorist attacks will now take place in Bulgaria and Greece, the international wrestling federation announced. FILA, wrestling`s world governing body, said the fr
`BGN 10, 194 M were granted from the government for the financing of the presidential elections, the Minister of the States Administration Dimitur Kalchev announced. 6, 380 M are to be used for the first round of he elections.
`The Bulgarian Government intends to privatize the Bulgartabac holding as a whole entity, not in separate parts, `the Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev announced. He explained that it is obligatory to sell 51% of the holding`s capital t
The journalists who cover the work of the government were not allowed for the first time in the building of the government for the beginning of the regular meeting of the ministers. The operators and the photo reporters could not take, on their own, proto
`14 US and NATO transport aircraft flew over Bulgaria on October 10th, `Nova TV reported, quoting General Stefan Popov, Chief of the Bulgarian Air Forces. The aircraft flew over the country in connection with the decision of the Government to grant access
Romanian Interior Minister Ioan Rus proposed that the Bulgarian and Romanian Interior Ministries cooperate and set up unified border teams to avoid double checks on the Bulgarian and on the Romanian border. That was announced at a news conference after a
The US ambassador to Bulgaria Richard Miles granted over USD 250,000 humanitarian aid to 17 Bulgarian non-profit organizations, Dnevnik Daily wrote. Representatives of the hospitals, orphanages and schools which, will be financed by the US donation, atten
The Regional Governor of Pleven Nikolay Marinov required the chief prosecution to investigate two deals, signed by the former agriculture minister Ventsislav Varbanov. Marinov said that there were obvious indications of corruption in the deals.
Representatives of the German companies RWE and Stadtwerke expressed interest in the completion of the construction of the Haskovo thermal power station /TPP/ and the urban central heating piping network. The project was frozen years ago.
Tourist agencies and hotels that participate in the first Tourism 2001 Fair in Sofia complained of a reservations decrease after the start of the war in Afghanistan. `Some of the tourists cancelled their holidays because of flight security reasons, `the B
50% more Chinese Tourists in Bulgaria
Potentially Defective Aluminum was used by All Car Manufacturers in Japan