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REGISTRATION FOR ELECTIONS BEGAN

5 BG parties claimed the orange ballot in the first 3 hours after the registration for participation in the June 17 parliamentary elections at the Central Electoral Commission began. First to submit documents was the Party of the Greens followed by the Un

Business | April 23, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 889

DEPUTY PM BLAMED PRORUSSIAN

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Zhotev was blamed as pro Russian today by close to the PM I. Kostov political analysts becuase two US deals delayed.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 828

SECRET FILES MAY REMAIN CLOSED

Secret services files about the spies may remain closed, Constitutional court sources stated. The law all former spies to be disclosed was voted about a month ago and now the highest court is the only one which might stop it.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 907

MUNICIPALITY SELLS ITS SHARES IN HILTON

Sofia Municipality Council decided to sell its shares in the newly built business centre downtown Sofia. During the next session will be also discussed withdrawl from other major projects, where Sofia municipality is a shareholder - Hilton Hotel and Halit

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 937

DEPUTY PM: FIGHT CORRUPTION NOW

`We are in position to fight corruption everywhere in the country`, Deputy PM Peter Zhotev declared in Blagoevgrad, SW Bulgaria. He said the government realizes how deep is the problem among civil servants and will take measures to fight against it.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 792

MASSIVE TAX RAIDS IN BULGARIA

Massive raids of tax authorites were provided during the weekend in hundreds of markets in Bulgaria. Many street traders were fined, others received notice to be sued for selling goods with no documents, especially invoices and papers of origin.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 805

PM KOSTOV WILL NOT MEET US PRESIDENT

BG PM Ivan Kostov will not meet US President Bush during his week long visit to US. Kostov left today on a visit to the US invited by VP Richard Cheney.

Business | April 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 818

KING MET US AMBASSADOR TO SOFIA

King Simeon met US ambassador to Sofia Richard Miles, officials reported. This is part of several meetings with ambassadors to Sofia, during which the King is trying to explain his strategy in the forthcoming elections.

Business | April 21, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 800

TAX RELEIFS FOR GREENFIELD INVESTORS

The initial barrier for VAT registration of the greenfield investros in Bulgaria will be much lower starting 2002, N. Georgiev, Deputy finance minitser said.

Business | April 21, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 823

TOP SEA RESORT FOR SALE ANNOUNCED

One of the best Black sea resorts, located at Primorsko, South Bulgaria will be announced for sell soon, Deputy PM Peter Zhotev said today. The set includes the former international youth centre with 100 hektars, 3 big hotels and tens other smaller.

Business | April 21, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 686

US EXPERT: KING IS A POPULIST

Steve Hanke, US expert and adviser of the BG President Stoyanov, accused King Simeon of populism and of use of cheap pre elections promises. Living in exile the King came back to the country a month ago and will run for the elections with his political f

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1055

MOBILE OPERATOR WITHDRAW POPULAR ADS

Mobikom, the NMT mobile operator in Bulgaria decided to stop the ad campaign in the most popular TV talk show in the country, transmitted daily in the largest private bTV. The state has 51% in Mobikom and the CEO John Munnery said there was a political pr

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 730

KING ALLOWED TO RUN IN JUNE

King`s party was allowed today to run for the forthcoming general elections in June. The State Election Commission decided to publish the decision of the court, announcing the registration of the National Movement Simeon II.

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 741

FOREIGN TRADE TURNOVER INCREASED BY 15%

The foreign trade turnover of BG will increase by more than 15% in the first months of the year compared to the same period last year, Deputy Minister of Economy Hristo Mihailovski said. The increase of trade will generate rise of production.

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 762

EBRD TO INCREASE CREDITS TO BG

The EU Bank for Reconstruction and Development intends to increase the financing of projects in BG due to the optimistic forecasts for development of business in the country. `We are hopeful about Bulgaria.

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 834

TECHNOLOGICAL AID TO BG PARLIAMENT

Yordan Sokolov, Parliament Speaker, and USAID representatives signed a project for renovation of the IT systems used in BG Parliament. Projects have been discussed for building of an automated system for verifying the compliance of new bills with the eff

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 752

$50 M FOREIGN INVESTMENTS IN TOURISM

According to the report of the Foreign Investments Agency the amount of foreign investments in tourism will exceed $50 M in Y 2001. The report was promulgated yesterday at the forum `Tourism - the Profitable Investments`.

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 831

BG TO SUPPLY AIRCRAFT TO GEORGIA

BG will provide the Georgian armed forces with 2 aircrafts that can carry up to 200 troops each and will train Georgian officers under a programme for cooperation signed in Tbilisi. During his visit to Tbilisi General Miho Mihov, Chief of the BG General S

Business | April 20, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 719

PARLIAMENT DISOLVED BEFORE ELECTIONS

Bulgarian parliament was desolved today officially, heading the forthcoming elections June 17. The term is 4 years, starting the date of previous elections, Constitutional court stated recently.

Business | April 19, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 804

RADISSON SAS OPENED IN SOFIA

Radisson SAS Grand Hotel opened in the heart of Sofia by the corporate president and CEO Kurt Ritter and mayor of Sofia Stefan Sofianski. The perfect location of the hotel - in the center of the town makes it a perfect meeting point for the local communit

Business | April 19, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 848

US AMBASSADOR PUSHES EXPORT

Bulgarian export should increase rapidly, US ambassador to Bulgaria Richard Miles said at the opening of a conference on competitiveness of the Bulgarian economy, organised by the US Agency for International Development. The state usually fails to point o

Business | April 19, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 770
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