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THREE OFFERS FOR 51% OF HEMUS AIR

Three offers were delievered today for 51 per cent of Hemus Air - the only state airline company in Bulgaria. The companies are Pirin Tourists, Leasing Company and Albanian Airlines.

Business | May 14, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 492

EU AMBASSADORS BACKED PRIME MINISTER

Many postiive things were done during this term of the government and we beleive it brought the country into a good direction, Swedish Ambassador to Sofia Sten Ask said today hosting Ambassadors lunhc with Prime Minister Kostov. Sweden chairs EU until end

Business | May 14, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 572

PM FIRED DEPUTY MINISTER

Justice Deputy Minister Maria Serkedzhieva was released today by the Prime Minister with ezplanation of lack of professionalism. Mrs.

Business | May 14, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 469

BALKAN AIRLINES TO RESTORE ATR 42

Balkan Airlines will restore the ATR-42 aircraft at the beginning of June. The BG national carrier will pay warranty and initially only one plane will be restored to it.

Business | May 14, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 541

FOUR MEN INJURED IN A NEFTOCHIM ACCIDENT

Four workers received burns in an accident in LUKoil-Neftochim. The accident took place the day before yesterday during welding and repair works in the `Catalytic Cracking` production.

Business | May 14, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 462

TRIAL OF BULGARIAN MEDICS POSTPONED

The People`s Court of Libya postponed until June 2 the trial of the six Bulgarian medics charged with deliberately infecting hundred of Libyan children with the HIV virus. The Court allowed medical experts to examine them and give them treatment if necess

Business | May 14, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 606

DRUGS FOR USD 800 000 SEIZED

Turkish police seized 170 000 pils captagon esitmated at the amount of 800 000 USD in a Bulgarian car at Kapakule cross point. The two passengers in the car are Syrian citizens and were immediately arrested, border police sources said.

Business | May 13, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 638

GERMAN TOUROPERATORS TO PREPAY

Neckerman, TUI & ITS - German largest touroperators prepay all services in Bulgaria for the season and that is the way to credit local tourism, Hristo Kolev, Neckerman country manager said. It is two way benefit: hotels are guranteed all rooms will be occ

Business | May 13, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 560

INTERNET NEW VISION IN BULGARIA

The state understands its responsibility and will put all efforts to stimulate and motivate the use of Internet, Deputy minsiter of telecommunications Aleko Konstantinov said at the roundtable during Business in Internet conference in Sofia. The disscusio

Business | May 12, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 668

BOMB THREATS AGAINS FINANCE MNISTER

Bomb threat was received today in Roousse, Northern Bulgaria just before a meeting with voters, organized by Finance Minister Mouravey Radev. The meeting was plan to be held in the Rousse University and started with serious delays because of the police ch

Business | May 12, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 634

WAP NEWS SERVICES PRESENTED AT SHERATON

The first WAP News Service in Bulgaria was presented today at Sheraton Sofia during the Third International Conference Business in Internet. They are provided by the largest Bulgarian business portal - www.

Business | May 12, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 594

MONTRAN TO DELIVER RTGS FOR CENTRAL BANK

Montran was selected to deliver the real-time payments software for the Bulgarian Central Bank, was announced today. The system is widely known as RTGS.

Business | May 11, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 897

MICHELIN TO INCREASE SELLS IN BULGARIA

Michelin announced today its plans to Bulgaria at a special press conference, first corporate in the country ever. M.

Business | May 11, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1317

SECRET POLICE SPIES ON THE INTERNET

The spies for the secret police during the communist regime in Bulgaria will be announced on the Internet next Thursday, Metody Andreev, special Parliamentary comission boss told. It is not clear yet what will be the criteria for selection of the list, bu

Business | May 11, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 619

KING SIMEON TO RUN AT THE ELECTIONS

The Hign Court allowed to living in exile king Simeon to run at the forthcoming General elections to be held June 17, 2001. King`s party called National Movement Simeon the Second passed through a long a complicated registration procedure, but at the end

Business | May 11, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 735

FIRST BILL E`SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT

President Petar Stoyanov signed officially today the Law for electronic signature in a special ceremony on his personal computer. The key and the system for signature were provided by Global Sign.

Business | May 11, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 522

242 837% INFLATION FOR 11 YEARS

242 837% is the total accumultated inflation for the past 11 years in Bulgaria, national statistics stated. Expert said that after the fallling of the comunism life became 2428 times more expensive.

Business | May 10, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 613

IGE TO RECEIVE DONATION OF USD 200 000

The Institute of Genetic Engineering in Kostinbrod will receive tomorrow a donation of USD 200 000 under a program of the US Ministry of Agriculture. The institute of genetic engineering is famous throughout Europe for the high quality of its research.

Business | May 10, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 515

KOKKALIS WITH SERIOUS PLANS IN BULGARIA

Sokratis Kokkalis, the president of the Greek Intracom, may visit Bulgaria and will communicate his serious intentions for investments in the region, Niki Tzavella, Vice President of the company said. Intracom is the biggest private company in Greece with

Business | May 10, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 551

WB TO PROVIDE EUR 7 M TO THE CUSTOMS

Chief department Customs will receive in days a loan of EUR 7,730,000 from the World Bank under the programme for facilitation of trade and transport in Southeast Europe. The two customs stations in Gueshevo and Rousse, as well as the customs in Sofia are

Business | May 10, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 546

30 TO 50% STAFF DISMISSAL IN BALKAN

Balkan`s syndics offer between 30 and 50% staff dismissal in three of the air-company`s structures. Dismissals are expected in the finance-accounting sector, the technical sector and the general administration.

Business | May 10, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 532
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