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REUTERS: NEW BULGARIAN OFFICIALS PLAN ECONOMIC RECOVERY

By REUTERS Two market reformers put in charge of the economy in Bulgaria's new government on Tuesday outlined a bold plan of speeding up reforms in one of the poorest European Union aspirants.

Views on BG | July 25, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 757

BBC: BULGARIA’S EX-KING SWEARS OATH TO REPUBLIC

By BBC Central Europe correspondent Nick Thorpe The former King of Bulgaria, Simeon II, has been sworn in as the country's prime minister after his newly formed cabinet won an overwhelming vote of confidence in parliament.

Views on BG | July 25, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 708

SIMEON II: NEW GOVERNMENT SETS PRIORITY ON EU AND NATO MEMBERSHIP

`Integration with the EU and NATO, a resolute fight against corruption, fast and steady economic growth are the main priorities of the new Bulgarian government`, Simeon Saxe-Coburg said in Parliament before the cabinet was voted into office on Tuesday. `O

Views on BG | July 24, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 706

INDEPENDENT: CITY BANKERS DITCH THE HIGH LIFE TO REBUILD BULGARIA'S ECONOMY

By Andrew Jivkov Two young former City investment bankers are giving up pay packets worth ?500,000 a year to join the government of Bulgaria, a country where the average salary is only about ?100 a month.

Views on BG | July 24, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1517

CAPITAL WEEKLY: HILL & KNOWLTON STEPS INTO BULGARIA

The company might acquire shares from its Bulgarian associate M3 Communications Group, Inc.

Views on BG | July 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1317

CNN: BULGARIA ANNOUNCES NEW CABINET

CNN EUROPE - SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Bulgaria's prime minister designate, former King Simeon II, has named businessmen rather than professional politicians in his Cabinet to tackle his country's woes.

Views on BG | July 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 709

EKATERINA MIHAILOVA (UDF LEADER): `THE NEW CABINET IS A WEIRD MIXTURE`

`According to me the presence of emblematic figures from the Bulgarian Socialists Party, occupying key positions in the new cabinet, is significant. No matter how hard the socialists try to keep distance from what the new cabinet is, I think that its comp

Views on BG | July 22, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 837

OPPOSITION LEADER SEES COALITION AGREEMENT AS "BARGAIN"

Reported by Bulgarian National radio [Announcer] During her visit to Plovdiv, ODS [United of Democratic Forces] leader Ekaterina Mikhaylova commented on the coalition agreement between the SND [Simeon II National Movement] and the DPS [Rights and Freedo

Views on BG | July 21, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 723

BULGARIA: NUCLEAR PLANT REPORTS "RAPID" PRODUCTION GROWTH IN FIRST SIX MONTHS

BBC Monitoring Service Vratsa, northwestern Bulgaria, 20 July: The Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant reports a rapid growth of production in the first half of 2001.

Views on BG | July 21, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 640

SOCIALISTS OPPOSE REVISION OF CONSTITUTION

`Coalition For Bulgaria believes that the Constitution should not be revised`, the Socialists` Deputy Floor Leader Kornezov said, commenting on the idea of Yunal Lyutfi of the ethnic Turks` Movement that the Constitution should be revised to reflect the f

Views on BG | July 18, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 681

NYT: PLANTS FROM AMERICAN STANDARD BOLSTER BULGARIA'S ECONOMY

New York Times, By JOHN TAGLIABUE SEVLIEVO, Bulgaria — Much like a Martian spacecraft, a huge new factory that makes porcelain bathroom fixtures is a startling sight on the farmland outside this worn-down city of 25,000 in a remote corner of the Balkans.

Views on BG | July 18, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 993

BBC: EX-KING STRIKES COALITION DEAL

BBC-The former King of Bulgaria, Simeon II, who won last month`s elections, has struck a coalition deal with a party representing the country`s ethnic Turkish minority. The Movement for Rights and Freedoms is due to sign the deal with the Simeon II Nation

Views on BG | July 18, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 660

UDF DISAPPROVES CHANGING THE ETHNIC MODEL

`The idea of changing the Bulgarian ethnic model poses certain risks to this country and should be subject to a very serious discussion`, Nadezhda Mihaylova, deputy chair of the UDF, said referring to statements by senior members of the Bulgarian ethnic T

Views on BG | July 18, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 606

REUTERS: BULGARIA`S SIMEON II IN DEAL WITH ETHNIC TURKS

SOFIA, Bulgaria (Reuters) - Bulgaria`s prime minister designate, former King Simeon II, reached agreement on Tuesday on the formation of a coalition government, the first in the Balkan state to include an ethnic Turk party. No names of the future cabinet

Views on BG | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 614

MACEDONIAN DAILY COMMENTS ON ELECTION OF SIMEON II AS BULGARIAN PM

BBC Monitoring Service The Bulgarian king who was never crowned made history on the international political scene when he became the first person with royal blood to participate in parliamentary elections, to win the elections (convincingly), and after

Views on BG | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 682

FT: TITLES GALORE FOR SIMEON II

Financial Times; Jul 17, 2001 Romano Prodi, boss of the European Commission, is sometimes a bit too quick off the mark.

Views on BG | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 713

HOOVERS ONLINE: NEW CENTRE-LEFT PAPER IN BULGARIA STARTS PUBLICATION

The first issue of the new Republika daily, with a print run of 20,000, came out on Saturday [14 July]. Its publisher, Europress, is the same that published the Socialist Duma daily which stopped coming out recently.

Views on BG | July 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 748

24 HOURS: KOKKALIS IS COMING BACK AGAIN

by Violetta Simeonova In spite of numerous disappointing attempts over the years to enter the market of Bulgarian telecommunications and the Sports Lotto, Socrates Kokkalis has not given Bulgaria up completely.

Views on BG | July 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1065

PARLIAMENTARY SPEAKER OGNYAN GERDZHIKOV FOR PARI DAILY: STATE ADMINISTRATION IS PLAGUED THROUGHOUT BY CORRUPTION

King`s party will introduce competition as a fundamental principle in employing high ranking officials Mr Gerdzhikov, how will you proceed in developing parliamentarism within your mandate?

Views on BG | July 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 669

PREDICTIONS FOR THE NEXT GOVERNMENT

According to Trud Daily: Ahmed Dogan-Deputy Prime Minister

Views on BG | July 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1324

THE TIMES: `KING REJECTED BY BULGARIA IS WELCOMED BACK AS PRIME MINISTER`

BY RICHARD BEESTON, DIPLOMATIC EDITOR THE former King Simeon II of Bulgaria yesterday became the first Balkan monarch to return to power when he was named as the country`s new Prime Minister.

Views on BG | July 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 600
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