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BULGARIAN TANKER BLOWN UP IN BLACK SEA

Bulgarian tanker Mesta suffered heavy fire close to the Romanian port of Constantsa. Fire was caused by explosion on board, was reported.

Business | May 8, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 669

NEW BIBA CHAIRMAN ELECTED

Bulgarian International Business Association members elected new chairman at a general membership meeting. Kirko Kirkov, Union Miniere CEO in Bulgaria was voted to replace John Munnery from Mobikom, a Cable & Wireless NMT mobile operator.

Business | May 8, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 508

BALKAN TO FLY TO TELL AVIV AGAIN

Balkan Airlines will restore its flights to Tel Aviv soon, was announced today. The current managers agreed with Deputy Minister of Transport A.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

RULING UDF ANNOUNCED ELECTION PROGRAM

The delegates at the UDF national conference in Sofia adopted the election program of the United Democratic Forces (UtDF), a coalition of UDF, the Popular Union, the Bulgarian Social Democratic Party and the National Movement for Rights and Freedoms. The

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 701

EUR 3 M FOR BUSINESS INCUBATORS

EUR 10 B have been allocated by the PHARE program for different projects in Central and East Europe for 10 years. Hundreds of small and medium sized BG companies have started their activities with financial aid by the PHARE program.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 483

CONTROL ON THE INSURANCE MARKET

The 3 biggest insurance companies in BG: DZI (State Insurance Institute), Bulstrad and Alianz Bulgaria control 56.94% of the market, the data of the Association of BG Insurers for Y 2000 show.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 575

DEM 2.291 M PROFIT OF VARNA PORT

The net profit of the port of Varna rose to DEM 2.291 M in 2000.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 576

SOFIA TUBE READY BY 2007

The Sofia tube will be ready till 2007 the latest. Till then it should connect all the outlying districts of Sofia.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 627

1.232 COMPANIES IN THE FAIR IN PLOVDIV

Petar Jotev, BG Deputy PM and Minister of Economy, will open today the 21st International Fair for Consumer Goods and Technologies in Plovdiv. 1.

Business | May 7, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 524

SUCCESS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF KOSTOV

We will support BG for the next NATO enlargement, Fridberg Pflueger, the German Bundestag Christian democracy Party deputy, said at his speech at the 12 UDF`s National Conference. According to him the UDF `s government with PM Ivan Kostov is one of the mo

Business | May 6, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 612

MACEDONIAN CRISIS MAY AFFECT ELECTIONS

There are certain risks that the Macedonian crisis situation in its escalation might influence on the neighboring countries, BG PM Kostov said. According to him currently in BG there is no active Parliament and the escalation of the tension in Scopije cou

Business | May 6, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 622

MOBIKOM: PARTNER OF CISCO SYSTEMS

Cisco Systems chose Mobikom for its first business partner in Bulgaria by the `Cisco powered network services` program, Mobikom officials announced. Status like this is given only to high class Internet suppliers that offer Internet services via networks

Business | May 6, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 477

FRENCH EXPERTS TO ADVISE SOCIALIST

team of French PR experts lead by Jacques Segella will advise Bulgarian Socialist Party for the general election in June, was announced today. Segella advised the ruling Union of Democratic Forces during the 1990 elections in Bulgaria.

Business | May 5, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 470

PM KOSTOV POSITIVE FOR ELECTIONS

Union of Democratiic Forces will run the country again after the elections, Prime minister Ivan Kostov, rulung party chairman said today. The party held its last general conference after it was in power 4 years and before June 17 general elections.

Business | May 5, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 548

FM SAYS IT`S DANGEROUS IN MACEDONIA

Bulgarian Ministry of foreign affairs said appealed today to the Bulgarian citizens not to travel to Macedonia as it is dangerous. It is the first ever appeal to the Bulgarians not to travel to a neighbouring country since two years, experts said.

Business | May 5, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 543

DEM 8 M BUDGET FOR JUNE ELECTIONS

A total of DEM 8,310,000 will be budgeted for the organizational and technical preparation of the general elections to be held on June 17, according to the chart of account of election expenditures the Government approved yesterday. The expenditures of th

Business | May 4, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 514

BG/SWISS COOPERATION

Among the priorities in BG-Swiss cooperation are small and medium-sized businesses, dairy production, environment, water supply and tourism. In the past 4 years Switzerland released to BG over 30 M Swiss francs.

Business | May 4, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 971

DEM 20 M ANNUALLY FOR ECOLOGICAL FARMING

One third of the sources of the Fund `Protection of the environment` at the Ministry of environment and water resources are annually allocated for development of ecological agriculture. The budget of the fund is DEM 70 M.

Business | May 4, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 688

BTC SALE POSTPONED

Bulgarian Telecommunications Company`s privatization would be finished within the preliminary fixed term (2001), it was declared in the beginning of the governmental mandate. Recently the experts from BTC, SCT and the Transport Ministry started talking th

Business | May 4, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 493

BG WANTS REVISION OF STABILITY PACT

BG called for review of a stability pact set up to aid Balkan reconstruction, saying it needed to be redefined to reflect changes in the region. The pact`s spokesman responded by saying some aspects could be reviewed but that the pact was dismayed by Sofi

Business | May 4, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 599

FOREIGN EXPERTS ORGANIZE KING`S CAMPAIGN

Famous foreign experts in election campaigns and strategies will consult the National Movement Simeon II. Several outstanding foreign specialists have already offered their assistance.

Business | May 4, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 549
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