Politics

PM PROMISES JUDICIAL SYSTEM BUDGET INCREASE

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg attended the session of the Supreme Judicial Court on October 31. He promised to the magistrates that the budget of the judicial system will be increased with BGN 15 M.

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BG OFFICIAL FOR THE 1ST TIME AT EU SECURITY FORUM

The working group of the national police chiefs in the 15 European Union member states opened its fourth meeting in Brussels on October 30. It is the first meeting that is attended by representatives of EU applicant states.

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THE BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT DECIDED TO POSTPONE THE INTRODUCTION OF VALUE...

The Bulgarian Government decided to postpone the introduction of value added tax on attorney services until the new draft bill on defense lawyers is enforced.` Judicial fees will not be raised next year,` Finance Minister Milen Velchev said.

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BULGARIAN - KUWAITI COOPERATION TO BE ENHANCED

A Kuwaiti parliamentary delegation arrived in Bulgaria on October 29. Mehmed Dikme, the Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture, confirmed his invitation to the Amir of Kuwait, during his meeting with the Kuwaiti officials on October 30.

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BG INCLUDED IN SWISS FUNDED TRANSBORDER PROJECT

The Bulgarian municipalities Montana, Berkovitsa, Chiprovtsi, Chuprene, and Belogradchik, all in Northwestern Bulgaria, have been included in a Balkan Range Transborder Project. The Yugoslav side is represented by the authorities of Knjazevac, Dimitrovgra

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EU OFFICIAL: 2006 A REALISTIC ACCESSION DEADLINE

`2006 may have looked like an overly optimistic accession deadline five years ago, but today it seems very realistic,` Venceslas de Lobkowitz, head of the Information Department at European Commission's Enlargement Directorate General said. He delivered a

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AROUND 30,000 BULGARIAN EMIGRANTS IN TURKEY HAVE ENTERED BULGARIA IN T...

Around 30,000 Bulgarian emigrants in Turkey have entered Bulgaria in the last six months. They were forced back to Bulgaria by the economic crisis in Turkey and their illegal status there.

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NEW AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL CEO TO BE APPOINTED

Plamen Petrov, Bulgarian Transport and Communications Minister, is to appoint a new CEO of the state-owned company Air Traffic Control (ATC), sources form the ministry said, quoted by Dnevnik Daily. There are several lists of potential candidates for the

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ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TO IMPROVE PARLIAMENT WORK

A memorandum was signed for an assistance program to the Bulgarian Parliament. The memo was signed by the Bulgarian Parliament and the administration of the United Nations Development Programme, the Embassies of Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdo

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ALL MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF INCOMS TELECOM HOLDING WILL K...

All members of the Board of Directors of Incoms Telecom Holding will keep their positions, the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy announced after the general meeting of the company’s shareholders on October 30. They motivated their decision with the advanced s

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THE BULGARIAN PARLIAMENT RATIFIED TWO DOCUMENTS IN LINE WITH THE CONVE...

The Bulgarian Parliament ratified two documents in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the participation of children in war conflicts, children prostitution and trade with children.

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THE BULGARIAN FIRST INVESTMENT BANK (FIB) APPLIED FOR A PERMISSION TO ...

The Bulgarian First Investment Bank (FIB) applied for a permission to dematerialise its shares at the Central Depository, informed sources said, quoted by Dnevnik Daily. After the shares are transformed into electronic ones will, it will become easier to

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THE EUROPEAN UNION SAPARD PROGRAM THAT SUPPORTS THE AGRICULTURAL SECTO...

The European Union SAPARD program that supports the agricultural sector will provide funds for six new measures, the Bulgarian Agriculture and Forestry Ministry announced on October 30. The funds will be used for the establishment of farmer’s organization

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BULGARIA`S MAGDALENA MALEEVA LOST IN THREE TOUGH SETS FROM JENNIFER CA...

Bulgaria`s Magdalena Maleeva lost in three tough sets from Jennifer Capriati at the Sanex Championships. Capriati took a big step toward ending the year at No.

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 374

HUNGARY SUPPORTS BULGARIA'S ENTRY TO NATO

The Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy met the Hungarian Defense Minister Janos Szabo on October 30. The two ministers discussed the army reform, terrorism, and the new global challenges at the meeting.

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OPPOSITION CRITICIZES FIRST 100 DAYS OF GOVERNMENT

The Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) and the Bulgarian Socialist Party criticized the first one hundred days of the Bulgarian Government. Deputy Chairman and former Finance Minister Muravei Radev said that the Cabinet's first 100 days in office can be cha

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UDF DEMANDS PARLIAMENT DEBATE ON IMF AGREEMENT

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg had a meeting with Ekaterina Mihailova, leader of the United Democratic Forces (UDF) on October 30. The meeting was on the occasion of the recent numerous violations against UDF leaders.

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BONEV: MY CANDIDATURE IS IN PM’S INTEREST

“My aim in the coming presidential elections is to help Simeon Saxe-Coburg to realize his pre-election promises,“ candidate president Bogomil Bonev said at a meeting in Haskovo. He underscored the importance of the president’s opinion in crucial for the c

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TURKISH MINORITY REPRESENTATIVES SUPPORT STOYANOV

Residents from the Turkish minority in Haskovo, Ivailovgrad, Harmanli, Madzharovo and Stambolovo municipalities set up an Initiative Committee supporting the candidate presidential couple Stoaynov-Kutskova. The new organization’s headquarters is in the to

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THE EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT (EBRD) WILL EXTEN...

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will extend USD 30 M to Central European Initiative (CEI) member states. Bulgaria joined the CEI in 1996.

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BULGARIA- EU COMMITTEE ENDED WITH LONG DEBATE

The second session of the 13th meeting of the Bulgaria-EU Joint Parliamentary Committee ended with a debate on the final document and on the recommendations to Bulgaria for meeting EU membership criteria. Many corrections were made in the draft final docu

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