ARCHIVE - 19 December 2012
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The President of Kuwait's Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ali Al-Ghanem has discussed with Bulgarian Ambassador to Kuwait Alexandar Olshevski ways of bolstering economic cooperation and activating cooperation protocols signed between the two chambers.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 20:25
Organic food appears to be gaining in popularity among Bulgarians - traders have described the steady rise in clients going for organic products as one of the trends in food industry this year.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 11:38
Bulgaria's government seeks talks with Russia on amending a gas transit agreement from 1986.
The Ministry of Environment has given the green light to the Bulgarian section of the Nabucco gas pipeline project.
The Sviloza Thermal Power Plant in Bulgaria's Danube town of Svishtov has won the concession contract for the Vidin-South port terminal, according to a decision of the Bulgarian government.
Bulgarian Deputy PM Tsvetan Tsvetanov and Serbian PM Ivica Dacic, who are both the Interior Ministers of their countries, have opened a joint police and customs call center.
Bulgaria's Cabinet has granted a mandate to Defense Minister Anyu Angelov to negotiate without a tender the purchase of new fighter jets for the Bulgarian Air Force.
The European Commission has approved the application form for the second stage of the construction of the waste treatment plant in Sofia.
Bulgaria observed EU's largest year on year increase of construction production in October 2012 (+5.
The European Commission (EC) has approved a Greek and a Bulgarian scheme aimed at supporting urban regeneration projects through the Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas (JESSICA) initiative.
Taking a cue from Australia, the European Union is considering shock tactics on the cigarette market, including ban on menthol and electronic cigarettes and graphic anti-smoking warnings, according to reports.
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has answered only 27 questions of Members of Parliament during the so called parliamentary control sessions throughout the entire 2012.
Bulgaria's Cabinet has formally allocated a total of BGN 13.8 M for the holding of a referendum on the future of the construction of a second nuclear power plant in Bulgaria in January 2013.
Bulgaria's lawmakers have voted themselves a nice big winter holiday break, local media inform.
Bulgarians will not enjoy a snow blanket during their Christmas holiday and temperatures will be freezing cold, according to forecasts.
Georgi Ikonomov, Mayor of Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko, has submitted a petition with the Council of Ministers requesting the launch of legal proceedings for the extension of the ski zone in the town.
A total of 13 Bulgarian regions have been placed under Code Orange due to severe winter conditions, according to the Bulgarian National Radio.
Men look set to have a one in two chance of developing cancer in their lifetime, UK experts predict.
Bulgaria's national football team will finish 2012 as the world's 50th strongest, according to the latest FIFA/Coca Cola World Ranking.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 12:27
The scope of the illegal assets probe in Bulgaria has been shortened from 15 to 10 years by Parliament.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 12:20
Four Bulgarians accused of forging ATM cards have been convicted in Uganda.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 09:17
A Bulgarian court is to hold a new hearing Wednesday in the trial against thirteen religious leaders accused of preaching radical Islam.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 08:08
22-year-old Bulgarian Zhana Yaneva will compete in the Miss Universe 2012 beauty pageant on Wednesday.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 10:18
A pensioner from Sofia calls an elderly friend in the town of Kyustendil.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 18:02
Tajikistan has signaled readiness to join the Customs Union of the ex-Soviet republics of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 19:02
Park Geun-hye has made history by becoming the first female President of South Korea after defeating Moon Jae-in in elections Wednesday.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 17:21
Britain will slash its military force in Afghanistan by nearly 4,000 troops in 2013 as local security forces become increasingly capable, UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 16:29
Time magazine has named the re-elected President Obama its "Person of the Year" for 2012.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 15:55
Uzbekistan has officially suspended its membership in a Russian-led collective security organization, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Wednesday.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 15:31
Security at the US consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi was "grossly inadequate" when an attack killed the US ambassador, an official report says.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 14:43
Park Geun-hye of the ruling Saenuri Party has a very slim lead in South Korea's tight presidential race, according to an exit poll by three main television stations .
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 13:31
The two main Catalan seperatist parties have agreed to stage a referendum on the independence of the region in north eastern Spain in 2014.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 11:43
Greek public sector employees are striking on Wednesday against new austerity measures and planned layoffs.
December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 09:52
Now, prior to Elections 2013, it is all about whether the former Sofia mayor will become a former prime minister as well.
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