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ROMANIAN, BULGARIAN PREMIERS ENVISAGE `TANDEM FORMULA` IN EU, NATO BID

Text of report by Romanian radio on 14 August [Announcer] EU and NATO integration are at present Bulgaria`s and Romania`s joint priorities - these issues represented the nucleus of today`s talks held by Prime Ministers Adrian Nastase and Simeon Saxe-Cob

Views on BG | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 688

THE IRISH TIMES: MACEDONIA ON A KNIFE EDGE

(Editorial Comment) Macedonia is on a knife edge between war and peace, following last week's agreement on a peace deal involving the main political parties, due to be signed formally today, and a dangerous escalation of violence between government troop

Views on BG | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 628

AP: GDP UP 5 % IN EU CANDIDATES

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Associated Press) - Growth surged last year in the 13 countries seeking membership in the European Union, increasing by a combined rate of 5%, the EU's statistical office reported Monday.

Views on BG | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

WHO’S WHO: EMIL DIMITROV

Emil Dimitrov – newly appointed Customs Agency Director - 39, graduated from the University of National and World Economics (UNWE) in 1992, majoring in Economics and Domestic Trade Management. He specialized in two subjects, Corporate Finance and Accounta

Views on BG | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 903

BULGARIAN EXTERNAL DEBT UP TO USD 10 B

Bulgaria`s external debt rose in July mainly due to the remittance of the last, 12th, tranche under the three-year agreement with the International Monetary Fund, central bank data show. As of end-June Bulgaria`s external debt amounted to USD 10.

Views on BG | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

GOVERNMENT TO STRENGTHEN ANTICORRUPTION UNIT

BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom Sofia, 12 August: The Interior Ministry anti-corruption unit will be reinforced and the corruption tip offs will be checked once again.

Views on BG | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 645

BULGARIA URGES MIDDLE EAST TO STOP VIOLENCE

BBC Monitoring Service The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry calls on all sides involved in the Middle East conflict to stop violence and hostilities, urgently complying with the recommendations of the Mitchell plan for peace, the office of the Foreign Ministr

Views on BG | August 12, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 617

REQUISITE FROM FAMOUS BULGARIAN MOVIES SHOWN

An exhibition, devoted to the Bulgarian cinema was opened with a garden-party of the `Boyana Film` film studio. The exposition will turn into a base for the future Cinema Museum.

Views on BG | August 11, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 934

BOB BALLARD AT HIS SECOND BLACK SEA MISSION

Doctor Robert Ballard, who discovered the exact location of the remains of the Titanic` and the `Bismarck`, will search for evidence that the Biblical deluge started in the Black Sea some 7,500 years ago. Ballard has already gathered evidence that a great

Views on BG | August 11, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2713

CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS`S USAGE STILL LOW

Only 10% of Bulgarians use debit cards and 7 000 have credit cards. According to information of the Bank Organization for Payments Initiated by Cards (BORICA), 34 217 cards were issued in July, brining their total number to 799 079; 32 327 of the issued c

Views on BG | August 10, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 565

INDUSTRIAL SALES INCREASE 4 PER CENT IN 2001

BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom Sofia - Industrial sales in the first six months of 2001 increased 4 per cent from a year earlier, the National Statistical Institute said.

Views on BG | August 10, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 514

GOVERNMENT REJECTS GREEK DAILY PAPER REPORT

The Council of Ministers issued an official statement in which it rejects the accusations published by the Greek daily Ethnos, according to which Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg is supporting and financing a newly-founded organization that demands the r

Views on BG | August 10, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 627

BULGARIA - THE COUNTRY OF EMPLOYED PAUPERS

Velitchka Rangelova, Dr.

Views on BG | August 8, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 509

WORKFORCE IN BULGARIA REACHED 50.4%

In June, the workforce in Bulgaria totalled 3,412,600 persons (50.4% of the population aged 15 or older).

Views on BG | August 8, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

MINISTER VASSILEV: I FORBID DISCUSSIONS ON POLITICAL SUBJECTS

Standart Daily Nikolay Vassilev

Views on BG | August 8, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 497

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE GROWS TO RECORD-HIGH FIGURE

Consumer confidence peaked to minus 18.9% in July 2001, the highest figure since July 1995, the National Statistical Institute reported.

Views on BG | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 639

NEWSWEEK INTERNATIONAL: A ROYAL LEAP OF FAITH

How Simon and his bankers will rebuild Bulgaria By Owen Matthews

Views on BG | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 728

YOUNG BULGARIANS` HIGHER EDUCATION ASPIRATIONS: FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE RIDICULOUS

The Bulgarian Telegraph Agency Over the last ten years half of the applicants seeking admission to Bulgaria`s largest and oldest higher educational establishment, the St Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, have flunked their entrance exams in Bulgarian

Views on BG | August 6, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 689

TEN PRESIDENTS TO CLIMB HIGHEST SLOVAK PEAK

BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom Text of report in English by Czech news agency CTK

Views on BG | August 6, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 500

STANDART: SEMINAR`GATES COMING SOON*

The Interior Ministry, headed by Yordanov and controlled by ex-PM Kostov, kept 10 bugged rooms in the `Samokov` hotel in the resort of Borovets, well-informed sources from the IM told `Standart`.

Views on BG | August 6, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 629

DE STANDAARD, BRUSSELS: EU ENVIRONMENT AGENCY ACCEPTS SIX CANDIDATE EU MEMBER STATES

The European Environment Agency accepted the membership of six EU candidate member countries. The Environment Agency is the first European institution to integrate candidate member countries.

Views on BG | August 5, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 584
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