Politics

THE STATE SUBSIDIES ENVISAGED IN BUDGET 2002 FOR HEATING COMPANIES SHO...

The state subsidies envisaged in budget 2002 for heating companies should be more than BGN 37 M, members of the Parliamentary Energy Committee said on November 14. The fact that the subsidies are not sufficient than needed will lead to “Bulgargas’ losses,

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PROJECTS FOR OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING AND UNEMPLOYMENT FUND (OTUF)FINANCI...

Projects for Occupational Training and Unemployment Fund (OTUF)financing are to be submitted to the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy by the end of 2001. The projects are to be submitted by the Regional Employment Councils and will be included in the 2

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PARLIAMENT PASSED AT FIRST READING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT. IT ENVI...

Parliament passed at first reading the Telecommunications Act. It envisages the closure of the State Telecommunications Commission.

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AMERICAN MILITARY AIRCRAFT TO USE CIVIL AIRPORTS

After the act on US troops overflight, transit passage and stay on Bulgarian territory is implemented, the US military aircraft will use the civil airports, Defense Minister Svinarov said before the regular weekly meeting of the Bulgarian Government. Four

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AN ANNUAL TOLL OF BGN 80 IS TO BE IMPOSED ON CAR OWNERS IN BULGARIA AS...

An annual toll of BGN 80 is to be imposed on car owners in Bulgaria as of 2003. The introduction of the road toll comes as a consequence of Bulgaria’s future opening of the Transport Policy Chapter in its negotiations with the European Union.

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BULGARIA AND CROATIA WILL SIGN A FREE TRADE AGREEMENT IN TWO OR THREE ...

Bulgaria and Croatia will sign a free trade agreement in two or three weeks, Croatian Ambassador in Bulgaria Tonci Stanicic said during the presentation of Croatia at the 18th Tourism and Leisure Time Fair held in the Black Sea port of Varna.

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MACEDONIA AND BULGARIA TO COOPERATE IN EDUCATION

The Bulgarian Education Minister Vladimir Atanassov and his Macedonian counterpart Nenad Novkovski signed an intergovernmental program for cooperation in education and science in 2001 - 2003. The program legitimizes the education and scientific traditions

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MBMD:68%-PRESIDENT MUST GUARANTEE SOCIAL SECURITY

A survey, conducted by the sociological agency MBMD, shows that 68% of the Bulgarians believe that the most important role of the President is to guarantee social security. Much less – 22%- consider that the most important role of the President is to repr

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A BULGARIAN PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION LEFT FOR BRUSSELS AT THE INVITATI...

A Bulgarian parliamentary delegation left for Brussels at the invitation of NATO's information service. The delegation will get acquainted with NATO's latest position on fighting terrorism.

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THE UNION OF THE MINORS AT THE CONFEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT TRADE UNIO...

The Union of the Minors at the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria /CITUB/ demanded the resignation of Deputy Economy Minister Kaloyan Ninov in a special letter to the Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg. The unreasonable replacements m

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PARLIAMENT SPEAKER MET JAPANSE EMPEROR

The Bulgarian Parliament speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov met Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko Shod? on November 14. Gerdzhikov called on the Japanese businessmen to invest in Bulgaria.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 308

BULGARIAN MINISTER OF JUSTICE ANTON STANKOV LEFT FOR BELGIUM TO TAKE P...

Bulgarian Minister of Justice Anton Stankov left for Belgium to take part in a three-day conference on “Integrated security in Europe – a democratic perspective”. European ministers of justice and of interior, members of the European Parliament and lectur

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MINISTER OF LABOR AND SOCIAL POLICY LIDIIA SHULEVA WILL PARTICIPATE IN...

Minister of Labor and Social Policy Lidiia Shuleva will participate in the session of the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Geneva.The subsidiary bodies of the ILO Administrative Council will present reports within the session.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

GOVERNMENT TO ANALYSE EC REPORT IN DETAILS

Dimitris Kourkoulas, Head of the EC delegation to Bulgaria submitted the EC report to the Bulgarian Parliament. Meglena Kuneva, Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister and Chief Negotiator with the European Union and Kourkoulas gave a joint press conference.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 329

THE BULGARIAN MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS AND THE PRIVATI...

The Bulgarian Ministry of Transport and Communications and the Privatization Agency (PA) are willing to negotiate with Gad Zeevi, owner of a 75% stake in Balkan Airlines, under certain conditions. This was announced by Plamen Petrov, Minister of Transport

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 458

THE BULGARIAN PARLIAMENT PASSED AT FIRST READING THE ENERGY AND ENERGY...

The Bulgarian Parliament passed at first reading the Energy and Energy Efficiency Act on November 14, 2001.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

US TROOPS OVERFLIGHT ACT RATIFIED WITH CONSENSUS

The Bulgarian Parliament ratified with consensus the agreement between Bulgaria and the United States for the overflight, transit passage and stay on Bulgarian territory of US troops. All parliamentary groups supported the agreement and the Government in

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UDF: CONTEMPORARY BULGARIA NEEDS STOYANOV

The choice of contemporary Bulgaria needs to be responsible and consistent, the Union of the Democratic Forces (UDF) declared in an address of November 14, 2001, signed by Ekaterina Mihaylova, the Union of Democratic Forces leader. The UDF called on its m

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AGRICULTURE PEOPLE'S UNION SUPPORTS STOYANOV

The Bulgarian Agriculture People’s Union - People's Union supported with a declaration the candidature of Stoyanov-Kutskova for President and Vice President. “Today Bulgaria faces an extremely important choice – we have to decide who will be the first Pre

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600 IMRO MEMBERS MOBILIZED FOR STOYANOV’S CAMPAIGN

The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization mobilized 600 members to fully participate in the campaign of the candidate presidential couple Stoyanov – Kutskova. The members took unpaid leave on that occasion.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

THE GAS PROVIDERS DECIDED TO POSTPONE THEIR PROTESTS WITH ONE WEEK BEC...

The gas providers decided to postpone their protests with one week because of the political situation in the country, namely the coming presidential run-off.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326
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