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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.

Politics | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 268

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

Politics | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 988

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

Politics | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

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: 379

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.

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 432

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

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 319

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.

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321

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

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 323

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

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 438

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.

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 240

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

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

THE BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT HAS COMPILED A LIST OF 186 COMPANIES, WHICH W...

The Bulgarian Government has compiled a list of 186 companies, which will not be divested after the new law on privatization is enforced. These companies include the Kozlodoui Nuclear Power Plant, natural gas distributor Bulgargaz, Bulgarian State Rail

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 395

EUROPEAN UNION READY TO DONOR FUNDS FOR APPLICANTS

The European Union is ready to become a donor of projects to an aggregate value of EUR 10,000 M in connection with the integration of the countries applying for EU membership. That was announced at the annual meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the C

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 349

HOTEL OWNER PLAMEN HRANKOV HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH A SERIOUS FINANCIAL O...

Hotel owner Plamen Hrankov has been charged with a serious financial offence which, upon conviction, carries 3 to 12 years' imprisonment and a fine of BGN 10,000 to BGN 30,000. The charge was brought on October 25 by the Special Investigations Services, w

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 417

A DRAWING OF THE PUPIL FROM SILISTRA SONYA PETROVA WILL BE DISPLAYED A...

A drawing of the pupil from Silistra Sonya Petrova will be displayed at the Tate Gallery in London. She was awarded the first prize in the 9th-12th grade age group at the national round of the international competition for child artists entitled "Nature-E

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2106

EIGHTEEN COMPANIES HAVE BOUGHT INFORMATION MEMORANDUMS FOR THE SALE OF...

Eighteen companies have bought information memorandums for the sale of 78% of Energoproekt of Sofia, the Privatisation Agency announced, quoted by Pari Daily. The company will be sold via public competition.

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 310

THE THREE BIGGEST FERTILISER PRODUCERS IN BULGARIA, NEOCHIM AD OF DIMI...

The three biggest fertiliser producers in Bulgaria, Neochim AD of Dimitrovgrad, Agropolychim and Chimco of Vratsa, will set up an association of fertiliser works, Pari Daily wrote. The association was set up to protect the interests of the chemical works

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

DISCUSSIONS ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION-BULGARIA JOINT PARL...

Discussions on the first day of the European Union-Bulgaria Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) centred on the progress Bulgaria has made so far and the accompanying difficulties. Among the most urgent problems that the country must overcome members of th

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

CABINET TO DISCUSS NATO REPORT

The Cabinet is to discuss the edited version of the “Structural Review of Bulgarian Armed Forces” report in a few days, Dnevnik Daily wrote. The report, together with many critical notes, was sent back to Bulgaria from NATO headquarters in Brussels a mont

Politics | October 30, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 323

THE BULGARIAN PRIME MINISTER SIMEON SAXE-COBURG DELIVERED A WELCOMING ...

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg delivered a welcoming speech to the participants in the thirteenth conference of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) Bulgaria-European Union (EU). He recalled that the Bulgaria`s accession to the Europea

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 286

PRESIDENT AND MINISTERS DISCUSS CABINET PROGRAM

The Bulgarian President Stoyanov met Finance Minister Milen Velchev and Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev on October 29. The meeting took place on the initiative of President Stoyanov.

Politics | October 29, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 322
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