Politics

PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG WILL NOT BE NOMINATED FOR LEADER OF THE SIM...

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will not be nominated for leader of the Simeon II National Movement(SNM)after the movement becomes a party, Info Radio reported, quoting MPs from the parliamentary group of the SNM. They added that most probably Saxe-Coburg`s na

Politics | October 24, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 384

DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER PASKALEV FILED HIS RESIGNATION AS MAYOR OF BLAGO...

Deputy Prime Minister Paskalev filed his resignation as Mayor of Blagoevgrad.

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OSMAN OKTAY, CURRENTLY INDEPENDENT MP, FILED A CLAIM FOR BGN 1 IN THE ...

Osman Oktay, currently independent MP, filed a claim for BGN 1 in the Sofia District Court against the leaders of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms Ahmed Dogan and Emel Etem. The claim is for slander, harming his prestige as citizen and politician.

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FOREIGN MINISTER PASSY MET THE RELATIVES OF THE BULGARIAN MEDICS, CHAR...

Foreign Minister Passy met the relatives of the Bulgarian medics, charged in intentionally infecting Libyan children with the HIV virus. The aim of the meeting was to assure the relatives of the medics that all efforts are being made for the positive outc

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MINISTER:IMF PRO SALARIES AND PENSIONS INCREASE

Deputy Prime Minister and Labor Minister Lidia Shuleva and Jerald Schiff, Head of the IMF mission to Bulgaria discussed the Bulgarian social policy on October 24. The doubled amount of child benefits, tax preferences for employers creating jobs for the lo

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ITALY SUPPORTS BULGARIA`S MEMBERSHIP IN NATO

Italy` s position is that Bulgaria`s NATO membership is very important for the consolidation of the so-called `southern enlargement` of NATO. The Italian ambassador to NATO expressed his country`s position at a meeting with the Bulgarian Prime Minister Sa

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THE NEW VERSION OF THE MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP OPERATIONAL SYSTEM WAS PRE...

The new version of the Microsoft Windows XP operational system was presented to Bulgarian journalists one day before its world premiere in the Sofia Sheraton hotel. The Managing Director of Microsoft Bulgaria, Teodor Milev, presented the advantages of the

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`NELLY KOPDOVSKA, PROCURIST OF THE BANK CONSOLIDATION COMPANY /BCC/, A...

`Nelly Kopdovska, procurist of the Bank Consolidation Company /BCC/, and Deputy Minister of Finance Krassimir Katev will be the new members of the Board of Directors of the Bank Consolidation Company (BCC), if the shareholders of the holding vote for the

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ANTHRAX BACTERIA WERE NOT FOUND IN ANY OF THE 100 CASES WITH SCATTERED...

Anthrax bacteria were not found in any of the 100 cases with scattered white powder in Bulgaria. That was announced by the Deputy Health Minister Dr.

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PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG MET THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF BIAC – THE HO...

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg met the Executive Director of BIAC – the holding that manages the international airport in Brussels. The representatives of the Belgian corporation presented an investment project for reconstruction and modernization of the Varn

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SYNDICATE:CABINET`S PROGRAM NOT GOOD FOR WORKERS

The governmental program is liberal and positive for the businessmen but is not good enough for the workers, according to the Confederation of the National Syndicates in Bulgaria. The syndicate representatives believe that the state is distanced from the

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THE THREE BULGARIAN JOURNALISTS WHO SPENT SEVERAL DAYS IN AFGHANISTAN ...

The three Bulgarian journalists who spent several days in Afghanistan passed the border with Tajikistan and are to go by car to the capital Dushambe. That was announced by the Bulgarian National Radio.

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BULGARIAN AND US EXPERTS ATTENDED A CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS EFFICIENT AN...

Bulgarian and US experts attended a conference to discuss efficient anti-money laundering strategies based on the confiscation and freezing of assets and income derived from illegal activities. Representatives of the banking, insurance and gambling busine

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PARTS OF THE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM WERE SEPARATELY PRESENTED BY THE BUL...

Parts of the governmental program were separately presented by the Bulgarian ministers in the Parliament. Earlier, the parliamentary groups of the United Democratic Forces and the Bulgarian Socialist Party insisted that the governmental program is discuss

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NEW DRAFT AMENDMENTS ENVISAGE THE CONFISCATION OF PROPERTY AS A PENALT...

New draft amendments envisage the confiscation of property as a penalty for money laundering, MP Panayot Panayotov announced.

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THE SECOND LARGEST METAL SMELTER INCREASED ITS ZINC PRODUCTION BY 6% I...

The second largest metal smelter increased its zinc production by 6% in comparison with the previous year. Its lead production is down 11%.

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DOUBLE UNIVERSAL FUND APPLICATIONS COMPRISE ABOUT 10% OF ALL 1,218,320...

Double Universal Fund applications comprise about 10% of all 1,218,320 applications submitted to the National Insurance Institute. The campaign ended up successfully - 85% of all subject to insurance selected a fund.

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ROTARIANS MARKED 10TH ANNIVERSARY

The 10th anniversary of the restoration of the rotary movement in Bulgaria was celebrated on October 22 in Sofia. There are two Rotary clubs in the Bulgarian capital, and a third one will be opened on October 24.

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NATO REPS MARK HIGHEST BULGARIAN FOREIGN POLICY

`The nineteen representatives of the NATO member states in the North Atlantic Council were unanimous that the foreign policy of the Bulgarian Government deserves the highest mark,` Foreign Minister Solomon Passy told to the journalists at the Sofia Airpor

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WHITE BOOK ON FORMER CABINET ACTIVITIES READY SOON

`White Book will be made public by the end of October,` Dimitar Kalchev, State Administration Minister announced. He admitted that the preparation of the document on the activities of the previous government was a bit delayed.

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GOVERNMENT PRESENTED OFFICIALLY ITS PROGRAM

At a special press conference, the Bulgarian Government presented its program, called `People are Bulgaria`s Asset.` The 195 pages long document was presented to parliamentary groups floor leaders, representatives of the syndicates and journalists.

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