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EC REPORT: BULGARIA WITH TANGIBLE PROGRESS FOR EU

According to the European Commission report on the membership applicants, Bulgaria has made tangible progress in its preparation for EU membership. Bulgaria is getting close to achieving a functioning market economy that can in the short-term withstand th

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CHANGES IN STATE ADMINISTRATION TO BE MADE

“The Cabinet will choose its speaker among six or seven applicants for the position,” Dimitur Kalchev, Bulgarian Minister of State Administration, announced at a press conference on November 13. The Minister added that all of them are eminent journalists,

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NO BULGARIANS ON THE AIRBUS THAT CRASHED IN NY

“There were no Bulgarians among the passengers aboard the Airbus-300 of the American Airlines that crashed after it had taken off from John F. Kennedy airport in New York on November 12,” Elena Poptodorova, spokeswoman of the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign

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PRIME MINISTER SIMEON SAXE-COBURG ORDERED THE APPOINTMENT OF A WORKING...

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg ordered the appointment of a working expert group to inspect the documentation of the hydro power-plants (HPP) Maritsa Iztok 1 and 3.The working group has to inspect the documentation under the projects for construction o

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“DEMETRA” TO COUNT THE VOTES AFTER THE SCANDAL

“The company Demetra will complete the votes’ counting from the first round of presidential elections and will count the votes at the second round, “ the Central Electoral Commission spokesperson Tsveta Markova announced. Demetra will receive 40% of the t

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PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG LEFT FOR NEW YORK

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg left for New York with a regular flight of the Austrian Airlines. His visit to the United States will last for five days.

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BILATERAL RELATIONS WITH JAPAN TO BE BOOSTED

“The Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and the Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov agreed on the need to boost bilateral relations,” a Japanese government official said, quoted by Japanese media. In a brief meeting at the official resid

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SIMEON MOVEMENT SUPPORTED STOYANOV AGAIN

The Simeon II National Movement issued an official declaration with which it again "categorically supported Petur Stoyanov's candidature for President". According to the declaration, Stoyanov is able to guarantee the realization of the national ideals.

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UNDP PROPOSES TO DEVELOP IT PROJECT

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg had a meeting with Marta Ruedas, the newly-appointed resident representative of the United National Development Programme (UNDP).Saxe-Coburg and Ruedas discussed the possibility to launch an IT project to serve the country's de

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BG:GEOGRAPHY INDICATIONS HAVE TO BE MORE PROTECTED

The Bulgarian position at the World Trade Organization conference in Doha was that there is need for greater protection of geographical indications under the Convention on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. Switzerland, India and Bulga

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EVEN ONE BUYER DID NOT PARTICIPATE AT THE AUCTION OF BANKRUPT BUSINES...

Even one buyer did not participate at the auction of bankrupt Business Bank. The

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TRADE EXCHANGE IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE BETWEEN BULGARIA AND ROMANIA WI...

Trade exchange in agricultural produce between Bulgaria and Romania will be activated, was agreed Bulgarian minister Mehmed Dikme and his Romanian counterpart during the meeting of agricultural ministers of the CEFTA countries in Bucharest.

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RULING PARTY PARTNER FAVORED PARVANOV

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms will support the candidate presidential couple Stoyanov - Kutskova. The leaders of the movement explained their decision with the fact that it is time to overcome the negativism of the past and that the Bulgarian Socia

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EU OFFICIAL: BULGARIA EXCLUDED FOR NOW

European Commission officials said on Monday for Financial Times they saw no reason why up to 10 countries could not be ready to join the European Union by 2004. The remarks mean that the 15-member EU is contemplating its biggest enlargement since it was

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ON NOVEMBER 12 SOFIA MAYOR STEFAN SOFIANSKI WITHDREW HIS MEMBERSHIP FR...

On November 12 Sofia Mayor Stefan Sofianski withdrew his membership from the Union of the Democratic Forces (UDF) at the local UDF club in Oborishte district. Later he commented that the forthcoming second round of the presidential elections, and not his

Politics | November 12, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

US TROOPS TO STAY AND FLY OVER BULGARIA

The Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy and the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Euro-Asian Affairs Janet Boug exchanged notes on overflight, transit passage and stay on Bulgarian territory of US troops.

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PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE IN `SLAVI’S` TALK SHOW NOV. 16

The private nationwide televion bTV announced that in connection with the coming run offs, there a debate between the presidential candidates Parvanov and Stoyanov is to be broadcasted in the air of the television. The debate will take place in “Slavi’s s

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BULGARIA RANKS FIRST IN EUROPE AND SECOND IN THE WORLD IN SMOKERS PER ...

Bulgaria ranks first in Europe and second in the world in smokers per capita, data of the World Health Organization show. Bulgaria is preceded only by Cuba in the black statistics.

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PM'S VISIT TO NEW YORK NOT CANCELLED SO FAR

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg has not cancelled his visit to New York in spite of the extraordinary circumstances due to the crash of the airbus with 255 passengers aboard in Queens, New York. The Bulgarian President Stoyanov does not plan to s

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CNN:COMPUTER CRASH DELAYS BULGARIA POLL

CNN A computer crash has thrown Bulgarian elections into chaos with officials saying they will not be able to announce a result until Tuesday.

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THE INDEPENDENT:ELECTION RUN-OFF IN BULGARIA

The Independent - United Kingdom The Bulgarian President, Petar Stoyanov, will face the Socialist Party leader, Georgi Parvanov, in an election run-off next Sunday, exit polls indicate.

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