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TWO TRANSIT CENTERS FOR REFUGEES ARE TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN BULGARIA SOO...

Two transit centers for refugees are to be constructed in Bulgaria soon. The centers are necessitated from the future accession of Bulgaria in the European Union and the country’s borders becoming external border of the Union.

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SIXTH PARTNERSHIP FOR PEACE CONFERENCE OPENED

The Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov opened in residence Boyana the sixth international conference “Security policy and defense – the challenges of the new millennium.” “The five day forum is unique because of the participation of scientists and experts,

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THE CABINET’S PROGRAM FOR 2002 ENVISAGES THE PRIVATIZATION OF BULGARIA...

The Cabinet’s program for 2002 envisages the privatization of Bulgarian hemodialysis wards by groups independent of the medical institutions. According to Health Ministry officials the joint funding of the treatment by the state and the municipalities hin

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REPAIRS’ DELAY OF THE DUPNITSA-KULATA MOTORWAY MAY BLOCK THE TRAFFIC T...

Repairs’ delay of the Dupnitsa-Kulata motorway may block the traffic to the Greek border during the winter. Italian company Todini is in charge of the reconstruction of the section.

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THE BULGARIAN ENVIRONMENTAL MINISTER DOLORES ARSENOVA HEADS A DELEGATI...

The Bulgarian Environmental Minister Dolores Arsenova heads a delegation that is at an official visit to Romania. Arsenova is to meet her Romanian counterpart.

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PATENT TAXES WILL BE INCREASED AS OF 2002 IN ORDER TO COMPENSATE FOR T...

Patent taxes will be increased as of 2002 in order to compensate for the accumulated inflation since 1997. The increase will range between 30% and 40% in the cities of Sofia, Varna, Burgas and Plovdiv.

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GREEK TOUR OPERATORS PROPOSE COOPERATION

Deputy Economy Minister Dimiter Hadjinikolov visited the international travel fair in Thessaloniki and discussed possibilities for cooperation in projects financed under the Phare Programme with George Paschalides, Minister for Macedonia and Thrace. Tour

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MINISTER TALKS ON EU, NATO ACCESSION IN SLOVENIA

The Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy is at an official visit in Slovenia. The prospects for cooperation between Bulgaria and Slovenia in the process of their integration into the European Union and NATO and security problems in Southeastern Europe

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MBMD:MANY PEOPLE ARE DISAPPOINTED, WILL NOT VOTE

According to a survey, conducted by the sociological agency MBMD, the presidential campaign entered its decisive stage. According to the data of the survey, Petur Stoyanov is still the most possible presidential candidate to win the elections with 46%.

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ANNUAL NATIONAL PROGRAM PRESENTED IN BRUSSELS

Sophia Kassidova, Deputy Economy Minister, presented the economic and financial aspects of the Annual National program 2001-2002 in Brussels. The program is part of the NATO Membership Action Plan.

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”THE SIMEON II NATIONAL MOVEMENT WILL BE RE-CONSTITUTED AS A POLITICAL...

”The Simeon II National Movement will be re-constituted as a political party under the act on political parties and building a network of local and regional organizations across the country, Daniel Vulchev,” Deputy Chairman of the ruling party parliamenta

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THE BULGARIAN PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG WILL TALK IN FRONT OF THE UNI...

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will talk in front of the United Nations officials on November 15, Stoyan Ganev, Director of the Prime-Minister`s Cabinet announced upon his arrival from the United States., quoted by 24 Hours Daily.

Politics | November 4, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 327

CUSTOMS OFFICIALS INTERROGATED FOR BRIBE DOUBTS

Policemen and the head of the Customs Agency Emil Dimitrov conducted a surprise action of the National Service for Organized Crime Combat in the Russe customs at the Danube-Bridge, 24 Hours Daily wrote. The reason for the unprecedented action is a signal

Politics | November 4, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 367

STOYANOV VALUES HIS CAMPAIGN OF DEM 500 000

The costs for my campaign will not exceed BGN 500 000 (same amount in DEM), all of them collected through donations by decent businessmen, said incumbent Petar Stoyanov in Varna yesterday, commenting the allegations about his second mandate campaign being

Politics | November 4, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

VATICAN DENIED TO CONFIRM POPE’S VISIT

The Vatican denied to confirm the information that Pope John Paul II is to pay a visit to Bulgaria next year, Standart wrote. For now, there is no official stand, a spokesman of the Holy See said for DPA.

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STOYANOV ACCUSED OF TAKING M 1, 5 DEM FROM CHERNOY

President Stoyanov was accused by his opponent and former interior minister Bogomil Bonev of taking 1,5 DEM from the Russin businessmen Michael Chernoy for the grand gathering in Rogen region next to Pamporovo resort last year. President gathered then abo

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ANTHRAX PREVENTIVE MEASURES AT ALL BG EMBASSIES

The Bulgarian Government has sent instructions to all Bulgarian Embassies abroad to take preventive measures in the processing of postal packages. The measures are ordered in connection with the possibility for anthrax contamination.

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DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND SOCIAL MINISTER LIDIA SHULEVA ANNOUNCED THAT...

Deputy Prime Minister and Social Minister Lidia Shuleva announced that a bill on social assistance is being prepared and is expected to be approved by the end of the year.

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THE REGIONAL GOVERNORS WILL HELP FOR THE COMPILING OF THE “WHITE BOOK”...

The regional governors will help for the compiling of the “White Book” that the current Cabinet prepares for the violations of the Ivan Kostov’s government. The Minister of State Administration Dimitur Kalchev gave instructions to the governors on that.

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“THE INTRODUCTION OF VALUE ADDED TAX ON BULGARIAN-MADE MEDICINES WILL ...

“The introduction of Value Added Tax on Bulgarian-made medicines will equalize the taxes charged on imported ones and those manufactured in this country, eliminating the inequality among taxpayers,” Finance Minister Milen Velchev said “This change in the

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FOREIGN MINISTER: EU COUNTRIES LOBBY FOR OTHERS

“ There are member countries of the European Union, which categorically lobby for the accession of other countries, not Bulgaria, “ Foreign Minister Passy said for Darik radio. Passy refused to say which these countries are, but pointed out that the bigge

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