Politics

THE PRIVATISATION AGENCY /PA/ AND THE MINISTRY OF DEFENSE ARE EXPECTED...

The Privatisation Agency /PA/ and the Ministry of Defense are expected to appoint a new privatisation procedure for Khan Asparuh military repair works, Pari Daily wrote. No candidate turned up at the public tender for 80% of the enterprise's capital which

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THE PROFIT OF POST BANK HAS RISEN 30% FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 200...

The profit of Post Bank has risen 30% for the first nine months of 2001, was announced at a meeting of the procurators of the bank's branches last week. The bank has extended a total of BGN 250 M credits, of which BGN 100 M to citizens and small enterpris

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`THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE MAY BE AMENDED TO MAKE THE REMAND IN C...

`The Code of Criminal Procedure may be amended to make the remand in custody of offenders with 2 or more pending trials compulsory,` Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov said going in for an extraordinary meeting of the Cabinet on October 29. This regulatory

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CABINET ASSESSES POSITIVELY ITS FIRST 100 DAYS

The Bulgarian Ministers assessed highly the work of the Saxe-Coburg Cabinet during the first 100 days since it stepped in power. According to them the fall of confidence in the Cabinet is normal, Info Radio reported.

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IMF UNAWARE OF FOREIGN DEBT RESTRUCTURING

The representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were not informed about the foreign debt restructuring, carried out by the government, IMF representative to Bulgaria Piritta Sorsa announced. According to the Bulgarian weekly Capital, in Septe

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THE SALARIES OF THE BULGARIAN POLICEMEN SHOULD BE AT LEAST BGN 1,000, ...

The salaries of the Bulgarian policemen should be at least BGN 1,000, Boyko Borissov, Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry said on October 26, quoted by Standart Daily. According to him, the salaries will stimulate the policemen and will increase the

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MOTORWAY TOLLS TO BE INTRODUCED IN 2006 OR 2007

“Bulgaria will introduce motorway tolls in 2006 or 2007,” Ivan Saev, Deputy Minister of Regional Development, said. During the negotiations with the European Commission on the transport policy, the Bulgarian Government will insist on a transition period f

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CABINET SUFFERS FALL IN PUBLIC CONFIDENCE

The public confidence in the new government plummeted rapidly by 20-25% since it took office. The data was announced on the Bulgarian National Radio by Boryana Dimitrova of “Alpha research” agency.

Politics | October 28, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 355

MURAVEY RADEV, FORMER FINANCE MINISTER, EXPECTS THE NEGOTIATIONS OF TH...

Muravey Radev, former Finance Minister, expects the negotiations of the Bulgarian government with the International Monetary Fund to collapse. “The failure could be avoided only if the Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg chairs personally the negotiations,”

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THE SIX SAILORS WHO WERE INJURED DURING THE FIRE AT THE BULGARIAN VESS...

The six sailors who were injured during the fire at the Bulgarian vessel `Han Asparuh ` in Novossibirsk are expected to return to the vessel from the hospital on October 29.

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UDF LEADER ASKS TO MEET PM AFTER GOVERNOR`S ATTACK

The Chairman of the Varna Municipality Council Steliyan Sevastiyanov was beaten very badly and seriously injured on October 27. The Police investigate the case.

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MINISTER TO MEET ROMANIAN PRESIDENT OCT.29

The Bulgarian Minister of State Administration Dimitur Kalchev will meet the Romanian President Ion Iliescu on October 29. Kalchev is officially invited to visit Romania by his counterpart in Bucharest and the Euro-integration Minister.

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THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT HASAN HASAN WILL NEGOTIATE...

The Deputy Minister of Regional Development Hasan Hasan will negotiate on behalf of Bulgaria and will sign the memorandum for trilaterla cooperation for research and construction of the oil pipe Burgas – Alexandrupolis, the Government decided. The Cabinet

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THE CHIEF SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR MINISTRY BOYKO BORISSOV BECAME A MEMBER OF THE INTERDEPARTMENTAL COUNCIL AGAINST SMUGGLING

The Chief secretary of the Interior Ministry Boyko Borissov became a member of the Interdepartmental Council against Smuggling. The new body is to enhance the cooperation among the `Customs` agency, The Higher Prosecutor`s Office and The Interior Ministry

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ON OCTOBER 28, AT 4AM, BULGARIA CAME BACK TO THE WINTER ASTRONOMICAL T...

On October 28, at 4am, Bulgaria came back to the winter astronomical time. The clock hands turned back with one hour.

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ZHELEZCHEV: SIMEON II MOVEMENT MEMBERS SUPPORT US

“Our preelection headquarters work in cooperation with members of Simeon II National Movement,” Atanas Zhelezchev from the candidate presidential couple of the Civic Party for Bulgaria Bonev-Zhelezchev, said at a press conference in Dobrich. He stressed t

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CHANGES PROPOSED IN BULGARIA’S LEGAL SYSTEM

“Bulgaria is the country with the greatest number of lawyers per capita. We have to be sure however that only people who perform their duties well are appointed as magistrates,” Mario Dimitrov, Deputy Minister of Justice, said October 27 after a two-day n

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INDZHOVA PREDICTS UNPRECEDENTED ELECTIONS

“The presidential elections will be unprecedented just like the election of Prime Minister was,” candidate president Reneta Indzhova said in Haskovo. She expressed the opinion that if politicians managed to make people understand the importance of the pre

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YOUNG POLITICIANS WRITE NEW BALKAN HISTORY

More than 30 leaders of Balkan Youth Non-governmental Organizations attended the two-day seminar “The Balkans in Europe” in the town of Veliko Turnovo, situated in Northern Bulgaria. The goal of the project discussed on October 27 is to build a new image

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PURVANOV: NEXT CABINET WILL BE CENTER-LEFT

“My success at the presidential elections will be the beginning of a new just, social and left-oriented governance,” Georgi Purvanov, candidate president and leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, said at a press conference in Varna on October 27. Accor

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PRESIDENT STOYANOV VISITED PAZARDZHIK

President Petur Stoyanov visited the town of Pazardzhik on October 27. The visit was at the invitation of the local Writers’ Society on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

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