Politics

BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT WEB SITE LAUNCHED

The Bulgarian government launched its web site. `The aim of the web site is to give quick, short and useful information,` Tsvetelina Uzunova, Director of `Information and Public Relations` department said, quoted by Info Radio.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1260

RUSSE TEACHERS ENDED THE STRIKE

The strike of the Russe teachers ended on September 25, Info Radio reported. The protesting teachers and the government reached a compromise for the payment of the teachers` unpaid salaries for June, July and August.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

US AMBASSADOR MILES MET BG CHIEF MUFTI

The US Ambassador to Bulgaria Richard Miles met Selim Mehmed, Chief Mufti of the Muslims in Bulgaria. The two officials discussed the tragic events in the US and the results from them.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

EUROPEAN INDUSTRIALISTS MET THE GOVERNMENT

Members of the European Round Table of Industrialists met members of the Bulgarian Cabinet on September 25 in Sofia. Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev led the Bulgarian delegation.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

SOCIALIST ORGANIZATIONS WITH PRESIDENT NOMINATION

Socialist Municipality Organizations nominated Academic Blagovest Sendov for President candidate at the elections on November 11. General Lyuben Petrov will run for Vice President together with Sendov.

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 330

DEPUTY PM: WE SHOULD TIGHTEN THE MEASURES

`The Bulgarian GDP for 2002 will be almost half lower compared to the envisaged 6.5%,` the Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev confessed at the Plovdiv Fair.

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 304

ENGLISH LORD TO TRAIN BULGARIAN MAGISTRATES

A delegation of British judges arrives at a working visit to Bulgaria. The aim of the visit is to establish a program for International law cooperation between judges and jurists from Great Britain and Bulgaria.

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

57TH PLOVDIV INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL FAIR OPENED

The 57th International Technical Fair started on September 24 with an official ceremony. President Petur Stoyanov, Parliament Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov and Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev participated in the opening of the fair

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

RUSSIA MAY LAUNCH VISAS FOR BULGARIA

Russia will most probably initiate visa regime with Bulgaria, starting October, a representative from the Russian Embassy to Bulgaria said. That will happen in case that the Bulgarian government does not continue the agreement for visa free regime, signed

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

MUSLIM CHIEF: ARABS PROCLAIM LADEN`S IDEAS IN BG

`Sixty Arab organizations, registered in Bulgaria, proclaim fundamentalist ideas and implant agents of the Afghanistan terrorist Bin Laden in the country,` according to the Chairman of the `Right Way to the Bulgarian citizens with Muslim origin` foundatio

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321

MORE MACEDONIANS WANT TO RECEIVE BG CITIZENSHIP

The number of Macedonians who want to buy Bulgarian property and receive Bulgarian citizenship is increasing, the private national BTV announced, quoting the independent Macedonian newspaper Dnevnik. According to the newspaper, the prices of the apartment

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 398

BULGARIA TO DESTROY CC 23 MISSILES

`Bulgaria will destroy its CC-23 missiles,` high level military representatives announced, quoted by Dnevnik Daily. The missile complex, located in a central Bulgarian region is a highly risk zone for the future NATO operation after the terrorist assaults

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 428

FREE TRADE AGREEMENT WITH YUGOSLAVIA IN 2002 END

`At the end of 2002 the latest Bulgaria and Yugoslavia will sign a free trade agreement,` Yugoslav Ambassador to Bulgaria Cedomir Radojkovic said during a visit in Vidin. Joint regional projects between Bulgaria and Macedonia should be developed.

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 372

BULGARIAN MPS VISIT MACEDONIA

A Bulgarian parliamentary delegation, led by Stanimir Ilchev, Chairman of the Foreign Policy and Security Committee, will visit Macedonia on September 24 and September 25. Ilchev`s Macedonian counterpart Jordan Bozkov invited the Bulgarian Members of Parl

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 340

EUR 7 M EC GRANT FOR BG ROMANIAN BORDER POINT

The European Commission /EC/ grants EUR 7 M for the construction of the Bulgarian Romanian Makaza border checkpoint, the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works announced. The priority projects of the ministry are the infrastructure project of M

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 427

LIBYAN MEDIA WITH SPECIAL ATTENTION ON MEDICS CASE

Reports on the postponement of the verdict against the six Bulgarian medics in the Libyan AIDS case came immediately on TV after the 22 September hearing. The Libyan central radio and the country`s leading newspapers also reported the adjournment.

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

BULGARIA TO OPEN TWO MORE CHAPTERS

`Chapter 13 on social protection and employment as well as the free movement of people will be included in the EU accession negotiations by the end of this year, ` Deputy Prime Minister and Social Minister Lidia Shouleva said. Shouleva participated in a E

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 399

POLITICS IN BRIEF

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg will personally take care of the organization of the finishing works on the Kyustendil dam. 70% of the dam is currently completed.

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 371

EUROPEAN INDUSTRIALISTS TO MEET THE GOVERNMENT

Delegation on a membership level of the European Round Table of Industrialists arrives in Sofia on Monday to meet the new Bulgarian government. Baron Daniel Janssen, Chairman of the Board of Solvay, will lead the industrialists` delegation.

Politics | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

THE DEFENDANT MEDICS IN LIBYA MET THEIR RELATIVES

The Bulgarian medics accused of injecting 393 children with the AIDS virus were allowed to meet with their relatives for two hours on September 23. The meeting started at 1 p.

Politics | September 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 362

NEW GOVERNING BODY OF THE YOUTH UDF ELECTED

Miroslav Borshosh is the new chairman of the Youth Union of Democratic Forces, his first deputy is Stefan Furnadzhiev, and the Chief Secretary of the Union is Viktoria Velitchova. The new governing body was elected during the two-day conference of the You

Politics | September 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366
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