Politics

EU ACCORDS TO BE SIGNED FOR DANUBE AIR MONITORING

By the end of 2001, Bulgaria and Romania will sign agreements with the EU on the supply of equipment for a project for a joint system for air quality monitoring in the Bulgarian and Romanian border cities along the lower Danube. The Bulgarian and Romanian

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SISECAM HOLDING OF TURKEY IS PLANNING TO BUILD A PLANT FOR ORNAMENTAL ...

Sisecam Holding of Turkey is planning to build a plant for ornamental and reinforced glass in Razgrad. Executives of the world leader in the glass industry said they are willing to invest USD 15 M in a new facility.

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“THE MAIN TASK OF THE SOCIAL MINISTRY IS TO RAISE THE LOWEST INCOME LE...

“The main task of the Social Ministry is to raise the lowest income levels. This has been achieved by increasing the minimal monthly pay and the benefits for the payment of heating expenses,” Social Minister Lidia Shuleva said.

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US GRANTED USD 10 M TO BULGARIA FOR NATO ACCESSION

The United States House of Representatives supported the Bulgarian accession to NATO and granted USD 10 M to the country for that purpose. On November 7, the House of Representatives granted USD 55,5 M in total for the faster and easier accession to NATO

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DEPUTY TRANSPORT MINISTER NIKOLAY NIKOLOV SAID PROJECTS FOR RESTRUCTUR...

Deputy Transport Minister Nikolay Nikolov said projects for restructuring of Bulgarian Posts are being considered. Negotiations are conducted with the Canadian Mail and Post Bank about joint ventures.

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A MODEL FOR TRUNK ROAD TOLLS AND CHANGES IN THE ROAD AND FUEL TAXES AR...

A model for trunk road tolls and changes in the road and fuel taxes are being prepared by the Transport and Communications Ministry. Discrimination against foreign hauliers, which pay higher fees than the Bulgarian ones should be eliminated, according to

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HEALTH MINISTRY READY WITH PRIVATISATION SCHEMA

The Bulgarian Health Care Minister presented a strategy for the privatization of the health care establishments. According to experts from the Health care Ministry, the Privatization Agency should be involved in this process.

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THE BULGARIAN COMMISSION ON SECURITIES AND STOCK EXCHANGES ANNOUNCED M...

The Bulgarian Commission on Securities and Stock Exchanges announced MG Elite Holding capital increase to be illegal. Fines from BGN 2,000 to BGN 10,000 are to be imposed according to the Public Offering of Securities Act.

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LYBIA HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICIALS MET THE BG MEDICS

The six Bulgarian medics, convicted in intentionally infecting 393 Libyan kids with the HIV virus were visited in the prison by representatives of the Libyan Association for Human Rights. The Association is a member of the International Charity Foundation

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EX OFFICIAL:BONEV THREATENS RELATIONS WITH RUSSIA

In an open letter, Vladimir Filipov, former Foreign Policy Secretary of the President accused the presidential candidate Bonev that he can threaten the Bulgarian relations with important partner countries, Dnevnik Daily wrote. Recalling that he left his p

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 488

GALABIN BOEVSKI FROM BULGARIA WON THE GOLD MEDAL IN THE MEN'S 69KG CAT...

Galabin Boevski from Bulgaria won the gold medal in the men's 69kg category at the World Weightlifting Championship in Antalya, Turkey, November 6, 2001. Boevksi won two gold medals, lifting 190kg in clean and jerk and 340 kg total.

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 685

AUSTRIA CONTINUES TO FUND CLOSURE OF N-PLANT UNITS

The Austrian Foreign Minister Dr Ferrero-Waldner said that she is expecting the stand of the Bulgarian Government on the closure of generating units three and four of the Kozloduy Nuclear Plant after she met the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy. She recal

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

LEFTIST MP:STOYANOV SHOULD NOT BE ON THE ELECTIONS

The MP from Coalition for Bulgaria Boyko Rashkov said that Petur Stoyanov should withdraw his candidature from the presidential elections, Info Radio reported. The candidature should be withdrawn because of concealing secret documents for crimes of the fo

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DEPUTY MINISTER OF ECONOMY SOFIA KASSIDOVA WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE PRE...

Deputy Minister of Economy Sofia Kassidova will participate in the presentation of the Bulgarian Eurobond issue in Athens, Frankfurt and London the road show began on November 7 and will continue till November 10.

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RETIRED PEOPLE FROM YAMBOL SENT A LETTER TO PRESIDENT STOYANOV, IN WHI...

Retired people from Yambol sent a letter to President Stoyanov, in which they stated that they do not want the too small 6% increase of the pensions. They deman free medical treatment and funeral services.

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CHILDREN FROM THE ORPHANAGE IN TRUN, WESTERN BULGARIA FREEZE BECAUSE T...

Children from the orphanage in Trun, Western Bulgaria freeze because there is no money to provide for heating, the Hygiene Institute announced. Fouth week the cildren haven't taken a bath because it is not possible to warm up the water.

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PRESIDENT SAYS NEW PARTY WON'T SPLIT OPPOSITION

“Fifty is a mature age, and such decisions at that age are not easy,” President Petur Stoyanov commented on the intention of Sofia Mayor Sofianski to leave the Union of Democratic Forces Stoyanov does not expect a split in the United Democratic Forces aft

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BG COMMUNITY IN HUNGARY TO RECEIVE GIFTS FROM PM

The Bulgarian Prime Minister leaves on November 9 to Hungary. There he will attend the 25th European Meeting of the Trilateral Commission.

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MEASURES FOR PEACEFUL ELECTIONS TAKEN

All necessary measures for peaceful presidential elections have been taken, the Ministry of Interior announced. 1,600 policemen will guard the Information Center of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia and the sections of the Central Electoral Commissi

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UDF CLAIMS IT’S NOT THE RIGHT TIME FOR NEW PARTY

Sofianski’s move to form another political organization will “disperse” the votes for the coming presidential elections, according to the United Democratic Forces (UDF) leaders. “ The presidential elections are not the exact time to create noise within th

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PRESIDENT APPROVED MEDIA LAW AMENDMENTS

President Petur Stoyanov signed a decree on the promulgation of the amendments to the Law on Radio and Television in the State Gazette, the President press secretary announced on November 6. According to the amendments, the Bulgarian Parliament and the Pr

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