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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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“THE BULGARIAN-GERMAN PROJECTS IN AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY WILL CONTIN...

“The Bulgarian-German projects in agriculture and forestry will continue next year, too,” Erich Stater, Secretary with Germany's Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, said at a meeting with Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme. Deputy Agr

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FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES OPERATE ILLEGALLY

Branches of twelve foreign universities operate illegally in Bulgaria., the Ministry of Education announced.

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VICE PRESIDENT CANDIDATE:US CAMPAIGN "UNTENABLE"

“The war in Afghanistan is politically and militarily untenable as a stated aim,” General Anguel Marin, presidential candidate, supported by Coalition For Bulgaria said in Smolyan. "My opinion is that the strikes on Afghanistan are a US governmentalal re

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PM HOPES REOPENING OF DANUBE TO REVIVE ECONOMY

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg visited Silistra on November 3. At a meeting with the town's municipal and regional leaders, Saxe-Coburg expressed his hope that the re-opening of the Danube at Novi Sad will improve the communications and the econ

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CHINESE OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS COOPERATION IN SOFIA

A delegation of the Committee for Internal and Judicial Affairs (CIJA) of the National People's Congress (NPC) of China is to visit Bulgaria. Gu Jinchi and Liu Heng, members of the NPC Standing Committee and CIJA Vice Chairmen, and CIJA's Chen Mingshu wil

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VICE PRESIDENT TO SUPPORT ANTI TERRORISM COALITION

The Bulgarian Vice President Todor Kavaldjiev will attend a conference of the Presidents from Central and East Europe on November 6 in Warsaw, Poland. The conference is dedicated to the fight against international terrorism..

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SURVEY SHOWS THAT BONEV LEAVES BEHIND PURVANOV

By November 1, the supporters of the candidate for President Bogomil Bonev increased sharply with 11.4% and already represent 19.

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ACADEMY OF SCIENCES TO STOP WORK FOR LACK OF FUNDS

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences is suspending operations until the end of this year for lack of funds, an official said Friday, AP reported. "There is no cash left for heating, electricity, literature and scientific research," said Academy Chairman Ivan Y

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DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND ECONOMY MINISTER NIKOLAY VASSILEV PROJECTED ...

Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev projected a considerable rise in proceeds from privatization as early as the first six months of 2002. “USD 300 M of privatization proceeds are projected in the 2002 budget,” Vassilev told the Bu

Politics | November 3, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 303

DESPITE THE CHANGES TO THE STRUCTURE OF THE BULGARIAN ARMY THAT ARE BE...

Despite the changes to the structure of the Bulgarian Army that are being discussed in light of the new international situation, the length of the conscription service will not be altered. “Antiterrorist reaction forces will be created,” Defense Minister

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GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM DISCUSSED AT HARVARD

"The Boston business community is intrigued by the new economic policy of the government," the Economy Ministry announced after Deputy Economy Minister Sofia Kasidova returned from a conference at Harvard University. The conference on "Bulgaria and Romani

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FRANCE HAS NEVER INSISTED ON CLOSURE OF N-PLANT

“The French authorities, whilst honoring the deadlines specified in the memorandum signed by Bulgaria and the European Commission in November 1999, have never insisted on the closure of the Kozloduy N-plant nor on the decommissioning of all of its reactor

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BILLS APPROVED BY CABINET TO HELP EU ACCESSION

“The recently-approved by the Government bills on the Audit Office, the state aids and the aliens are very important for Bulgaria's European integration,” Bulgaria's chief negotiator with the EU Meglena Kouneva told journalists. She added that these bills

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PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG WILL VOTE FOR BULGARIAN PRESIDENT IN BUDAPE...

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will vote for Bulgarian President in Budapest, Trud Daily wrote, quoting governmental sources. According to the daily, Saxe-Coburg will make an unofficial visit there and will vote in the Bulgarian Embassy in Budapest.

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MEASURES WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST POSSIBLE THREATS FOR ANTHRAX IN THE BAL...

Measures will be taken against possible threats for anthrax in the ballot-boxes during the November 11 presidential elections, Interior Minister said in the lobby of the Parliament. The Central Electoral Commission demanded the measures.

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BULGARIA PARTICIPATES IN THE 34TH EDITION OF THE BAGHDAD INTERNATIONAL...

Bulgaria participates in the 34th edition of the Baghdad International Fair, which started under the slogan: "Towards Broader Arab and International Relations Under the Leadership of the Victorious Leader Saddam Husayn". Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yasin Ra

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