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TWO MINOR PARTIES TO RUN TOGETHER

Two minor Bulgarian parties - VMRO and Gergjovden signed an agreement to run together at the General elections June 17. VMRO is a small party fighting to prove that Macedonia is a part of Bulggaria, Gergjovden (St.

Business | May 1, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 562

BULBANK`S BIGGEST SHAREHOLDER

33% of the investments in Bulbank are back in `Unicredito`. The Italian financial institution is the new owner of the biggest Bulgarian bank in consortium with `Alliance`.

Business | May 1, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

$30 M INVESTED IN GOLDEN SANDS RESORT

The Hotel owners in `Golden sands` resort have invested $30 M for this summer seasons` preparation, which is $10 M more compared to last year investments. The first tourist group arrived in the resort on April 28.

Business | May 1, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 714

NEAR 50 KG HEROIN SEIZED AT THE CUSTOMS

Bulgarian customs seized almost 50 kilograms of heroin hidden in a Romanian truck traveling from Turkey to Romania. The haul of 99 packages was found at the Russe border point with Romania on the Danube river, North Bulgaria.

Business | May 1, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 593

CZECH PLANE WITH ARMS DETAINED IN BG

An Ukrainian plane, owned by Volare Air was seized by Bulgarian border police on the runway of the port of the Burgas, Black sea coast. The plane was seized when landed to refuel at Burgas airport en route from the Czech Republic to Eritrea, officials sai

Business | May 1, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 655

KING`S PARTY POSTPONED FOR REGISTRATION

The National coalition King Simeon II was postponed for registration today by the Election comition, the spokeslady Raltisa Negentsova announced. Leftist coalition, headed by the Socialist party was also rejected.

Business | April 30, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 654

SECURTY COUNCIL CALLED TO MEET PM

Bulgarian security council met today in the office of the Prime Minister. Ivan Kostov, PM, foreign minister, ineterior and defence ministers discussed for several hours today the situation in the reagion after 8 police officers were killed in Macedonia la

Business | April 30, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 689

SOFIA MAYOR CHAIRS HEALTH SECURITY

Sofia`s mayor Stefan Sofiyanski remained chairmen of the health security comittee despite he announced resignation earlier this month. He was reported backed by the trade unions and changing his decision not to make any problems of the health security sys

Business | April 30, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 585

BULGARIAN WHEAT GRANTED TO MACEDONIA

20 000 tons Bulgarian wheat will be granted to neighbouring Macedonia, Agricultural Ministry reported today. Minister V.

Business | April 30, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 882

KING`S PERSONS PUT PRESSURE ON COURT

It was anprecedented pressure on the court to register King Simeon movement, Ivan Grigorov, chairman of the High Court in Bulgaria, said. The court rejected on Saturday the registration and King decided to join two other small political movements.

Business | April 29, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 496

ISRAELI ARKIA ASKS ON BALKAN

Israeli private airline company was interested again to study the possibility to aquire Bulgarian airline career Balkan, which went bankrupt a couple of months ago. Arkia was in a joint venture with Zeevi Group initialy, but then withdrew from the project

Business | April 29, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 682

SHELL PRESENTS V POWER RACING 99+

A unique new Shell fuel was introduced in Sofia with an attractive presentation for media and internal staff. V-Power Racing 99+ assures brilliant acceleration, it has no analogue on the market and will cost slighly less than 2 DEM per liter.

Business | April 29, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 589

18% AVERAGE UNEMPLOYMENT IN BG

Unemployment rate in capital Sofia is 10 %, almost twice lower than the average for the country. The highest unemployment is in Dolna Bania 34.

Business | April 29, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 562

KING TO RUN WITH WOMEN`S PARTY

Kinf will run for the June`s general elections with a women`s party and a recival mevement, announced he in an emotional speech at Hilton Sofia. Earlier the High Court in the country rejected the King`s National movement registration and pushed him to loo

Business | April 29, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 571

EU IS BEST BULGARIAN TRADE PARTNER

Almost 52% export and 44 % import of the total in 2000 was with European Union, statistics said. The main Bulgariam trade partners are Italy, Germany, Greece and Belgium.

Business | April 29, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 766

FLUENT DAILY MIGHT BE SOLD ABROAD

Ownership of Monitor, the fourth largest daily in Bulgaria, was officially transfered to a offshore company, registered in Portugal. Petyo Blaskov, editor-in-chief of the paper and starter of several other successful media projects in the country refised

Business | April 28, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 626

MS OFFICE XP LAUNCH IN BG FORTHCOMING

`Office XP, the new desktop applications suite from Microsoft, will be launched in Bulgaria on May 31, 2001, simultaneously with the worldwide launch of the product`, Teodor Milev, MS BG CEO, said at the first live demonstration of Office XP in BG at the

Business | April 28, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 738

GRAND TOURISM CONFERENCE IN SOFIA

A grand tourism conference will be organized by the Nevada`s Governor Bob Miller together with M3 Communications Group, Inc. Big financial institutions and investment banks will be invited for presenting different ways of tourism project financing.

Business | April 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 637

5% GROWTH IN BG ECONOMY

The International Currency Fund report forecasts 5% growth in BG economy. The document shows the important development in the stabilization and structural reforms in BG since 1997.

Business | April 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 780

EUR 1.2 M FOR HEALTHCARE PROJECT

The Euro Commission lends EUR 1.2 M to a project for the development of human resource and information capacity of the BG health insurance system.

Business | April 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 693

EIB TO BECOME BG LARGEST CREDITOR

Investment banks will gradually replace the IMF and EBRD as creditors for BG, BG Finance Minister M. Radev upon his return from the EBRD annual meeting.

Business | April 26, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 642
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