Politics

PM: BULGARIA IS A POTENTIAL TECHNOLOGICAL LEADER

?Bulgaria is a potential technological leader considering the exceptional specialists in the IT sector. These experts are Bulgaria?s biggest richness.

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 485

PRESIDENT ELECT TO BE CONSULTED ON SECURITY CHIEF APPOINTMENT

Interior Minister Petkanov said that he will consult President elect on the appointment of new National Security Service Director at a meeting next week. Petkanov expressed his conviction that Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg, President-elect Parvanov and incum

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

EIGHTEEN FEATURE FILMS, DOCUMENTARIES AND ANIMATED CARTOONS WILL BE SH...

Eighteen feature films, documentaries and animated cartoons will be shown during the the Macedonian Cinema Week that opened in Plovdiv on November 30.

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 304

THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY FOUNDATIONS WILL NOT BE CHARGED WITH VAT (VAL...

The services provided by foundations will not be charged with VAT (Value Added Tax), the budgetary committee with the Parliament decided.

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

THE HUNGARIAN AMBASSADOR TO BULGARIA AND THE GOVERNOR OF VARNA REGION ...

The Hungarian Ambassador to Bulgaria and the governor of Varna region will open on December 3 the first in the country Bulgarian-Hungarian business club.

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 333

TALKING ON CELL PHONES WHILE DRIVING TO BE FINED

Drivers talking on their cell phones without a hands free device while driving will be fined BGN 50 leva, according to amendments to the Road Traffic Act passed at first reading in Parliament. The amendments provide for drivers driving with a blood alco

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

BULGARIA AND IRAN ARE GOING TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT ON CUSTOMS COOPERATIO...

Bulgaria and Iran are going to sign an agreement on customs cooperation. Talks on expert level are already underway between working groups of the two countries' customs administrations.

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 278

EXPELLED FROM UDF LEADER CONSTITUTED A NEW POLITICAL ORGANIZATION

A new pollitical organization was constituted on December 1 under the name Bulgarian Democratic Union-Radicals. Evgeny Bakurdzhiev, who was expelled from the Union of Democratic Forces for unethical behavior was elected Chairman of the Constituency Assemb

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393

INCUMBENT PM – THE FIRST BULGARIAN PM DECLARED TO BE MILLIONAIRE

Simeon Saxe-Coburg is the first Bulgarian Prime Minister in the newest Bulgarian history to be a millionaire. He declared 14 realties, DEM 4,5 M, USD 172,000 and BGN 65 150.

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

DEFENSE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION CLAIMS ARMS EXPORT DECLINED TEN TIMES

Bulgaria does not have a national system of civil control over national security, representatives of the Defence Industry Association claimed. In light of this, the dialogue between society and state regarding the future of the defence industry should be

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 372

NATIONAL EMERGENCY INSTITUTE “PIROGOV” CELEBRATED ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY...

National Emergency Institute “Pirogov” celebrated its 50th anniversary on November 30.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 331

FRENCH OFFICIAL WILL VISIT BG TO DEMONSTRATE FULL EU ENTRY SUPPORT

Pierre Moscovici, Minister Delegate, attached to the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, with the responsibility for European Affairs will visit Bulgaria on December 5-6. He will meet Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg and President Stoyanov.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 275

ACTIVE SOCIAL DIALOGUE WITH TRADE UNIONS PROMISED

“The Ministry of Labor and Social Policy commits to granting assistance for solving problems in enterprises with collective bargaining,” Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labor and Social Policy Lidia Shuleva, announced after a meeting with the Execut

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 315

BY DECEMBER 10, THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA COUNCIL WILL DECIDE ON THE LEGALI...

By December 10, the Electronic Media Council will decide on the legality of the Bulgarian National Radio and Bulgarian National Television Directors’ mandates.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 368

LAY-OFFS IN BULGARIAN ARMY WILL BE MADE EARLIER THAN ENVISAGED

The lay-offs in the Bulgarian armed forces will be made in 2002 and 2003, instead of in 2004 as envisaged by Plan 2004, Defense Minister Svinarov announced. According to the minister, lay-offs delay will lead to decrease of motivation in the army.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

THE SOFIA MAYOR STEFAN SOFIANSKI AND STEFAN LUENKER, INTERNATIONAL DEV...

The Sofia mayor Stefan Sofianski and Stefan Luenker, International Development Director with the German Lindner Group 1 Company, opened the biggest specialized hypermarket in Bulgaria and South East Europe Technopolis.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 322

MINISTER OF FINANCE MILEN VELCHEV WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE MEETING OF M...

Minister of Finance Milen Velchev will participate in the meeting of Ministers of Finance from the Council of Ministers of the EU member-countries and G-13 (candidate member countries) in Brussels at the beginning of next week. In Brussels Velchev will me

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 404

LAWYERS WILL JUDGE THE MANDATES’ LEGITIMACY OF THE DIRECTORS OF THE BU...

Lawyers will judge the mandates’ legitimacy of the directors of the Bulgarian National Radio and the Bulgarian National Television. This is provided for by the amendments to the Radio and Television Act.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 345

ONE HUNDRED BULGARIAN COMPANIES OWE THE NATIONAL SECURITY INSTITUTE A ...

One hundred Bulgarian companies owe the National Security Institute a total of BGN 217 M, Nikolay Vassilev, Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister, announced on November 30 at the parliamentary control session. Bulgarian metallurgical plant Kremikovtz

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 330

UNITED BULGARIAN MASONS WITH FIRST JOINT CONFERENCE IN SOFIA

A three-day annual conference attended by representatives of fourteen Bulgarian mason lodges began on November 30. That is the first joint forum of the Bulgarian masons since April 23 when both Grand Lodges in Bulgaria united in one.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 536

PM HOPES BULGARIA WILL ENTER EU BY 2003

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said in Parliament that the Cabinet relies on the efforts of all political parties in achieving Bulgaria?s top priorities ? EU and NATO-entry and fiscal stability in the country. Saxe-Coburg confirmed the Cabinet?s plan to finis

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 281
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