Politics

FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES OPERATE ILLEGALLY

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

Politics | November 4, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

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

Politics | November 4, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

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: 309

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

Politics | November 3, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 356

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

Politics | November 3, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 396

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

Politics | November 3, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

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

Politics | November 3, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 355

PARLIAMENT REQUIRED CABINET TO REPORT ON BUDGET

Parliament passed a resolution on November 2 that requires from the Cabinet to present to the MPs information on the implementation of the national budget and the impact of this implementation on the negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. The

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BULGARIAN CONSUL IN TRIPOLI MET THE SIX MEDICS

The Bulgarian consul in Tripoli Sergey Yankov had a meeting with the six Bulgarian medics, convicted in infecting Lybian children with the HIV virus. The meeting took place on November 1 in the Judeyma prison in Libya, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs anno

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BGN 640 M HIDDEN BUDGET DEFICIT

"The former government handed down a very bad legacy - over 640 million leva (same as DEM – editor’s note) of hidden deficit," said Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg in a statement on the 100 days of the cabinet. "We introduced a new style of wo

Politics | November 3, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

STOYANOV CLAIMS BONEV HAD TO NAME THE CORRUPT

“The fight against corruption is an obligation of the Interior Minister and not the President,” Petur Stoyanov, who is running for second presidential mandate, said in Chirpan. He voiced his opinion in answer to Bonev ’s accusations of having covered corr

Politics | November 2, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

PM:BULGARIA HAS THE POTENTIAL TO OVERCOME CRISIS

Bulgaria should be realistic as far as the heavy measures within budget 2002 are concerned, according to the Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg, the National Radio reported. Saxe-Coburg said that during his first conversation with the Mayor of Razgrad V

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ACADEMY OF SCIENCES TO CLOSE FOR LACK OF FUNDS

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) is suspending operations until the end of this year because of lack of funds, an Academy official announced. "There is no cash left for heating, electricity, literature and scientific research," Ivan Yuhnovski, the

Politics | November 2, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386
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