Politics

TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT AMENDMENTS PROPOSED

Amendments to the Telecommunications Act were proposed and were released on the Transport and Communications Ministry web site. Changes have to be made because according to the European Union criteria the executive power interferes too much with the regul

Politics | September 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 435

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT BACKS BULGARIA`S EU ACCESSION

The European Parliament expressed the strong support of the European institutions for Bulgaria EU candidacy by adopting a resolution on a report about its progress in the pre-accession negotiations. The European Parliament appraises the support of all Bul

Politics | September 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

LONG WEEKEND IN BULGARIA STARTED TODAY

Due to the National Holiday today, recently the Bulgarian government decided to declare non-working days from September 6 to September 9. No state and private civil and business institution will be opened these days.

Politics | September 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 336

PM SAXE-COBURG READY TO VISIT LIBYA

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg is ready to make even a personal visit to Libya, provided there is a sign to do so from the Libyan side, Parliament Chairman Ognyan Gerdzhikov said on Wednesday after a meeting with the Prime Minister. Gerdzhikov met w

Politics | September 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 502

A HEAVY SOCCER LOST MADE BULGARIANS SAD

Denmark beat Bulgaria 2-0 here on Wednesday thanks to two goals by Jon Dahl Tomasson to relaunch their bid for a World Cup finals place in South Korea and Japan next year. On a night when Bulgaria could have earned their berth had results gone their way,

Politics | September 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

BULGARIAN COOPERATION WITH SERBIA

Mayors of eight Bulgarian and four Serbian border region municipalities signed a cooperation protocol. The aim of the protocol is to develop joint projects and apply for international financing.

Politics | September 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 425

KUCHMA MET BULGARIAN PRIME MINISTER

Ukranian President Leonid Kuchma had a private meeting with Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg. The topics that were discussed between the two politicians were not disclosed.

Politics | September 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

HARD NEGOTIATIONS ON RUSSIAN DEBT

The negotiations on the settlement of the USD 150 M Russian debt will be hard and several months long, Minister Nikolai Vassilev announced for journalists. Two repayment schemes have already been stipulated: settlement through supply of heavy machinery fo

Politics | September 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 433

MINISTERS RECEIVE E SIGNATURE SMART CARDS

State Administration Minister Dimitur Kalchev and Finance Minister Milen Velchev received their e-signature smart cards from Information Services, JSC at the official presentation of the first Bulgarian e-signature certificate system. IT development is on

Politics | September 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 483

ELECTION LAW AMENDMENTS PASSED

Amendments to the president and vice-president election act were passed on first reading by the National Assembly. Plamen Panayotov, Simeon II National Movement floor leader made a motion for the changes.

Politics | September 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 411

REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS TO MEET IN SOFIA SOON

International Real estate conference entitled `B2B Now` will take place at Sheraton Sofia October 17-20. The event will be the first and the largest ever happened in this region with the Annual meeting of the Central European Real Estate Association Netwo

Politics | September 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 463

DISMISSED CUSTOM OFFICIALS BACK TO WORK

About 30 fired customs officials were brought back to work. The new director of Svilengrad customs Nikolay Prodanov rehabilitated the former employees, giving them a new chance to prove their professionalism.

Politics | September 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 388

NEW PRIVATIZATION AGENCY CHIEF APPOINTED

Apostol Apostolov is the new Privatization Agency Executive Director at the place of Levon Khampartsumyan, the Council of Ministers decided. Apostolov, 33, was born in Plovdiv.

Politics | September 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

UKRANIAN PRESIDENT KUCHMA VISITS BULGARIA

Ukranian President Kuchma arrived in Bulgaria on a two-day official visit at the invitation of Peter Stoyanov. Foreign Minister Anatoliy Zlenko, Interior Minister Yuriy Smirnov, Industrial Policy Minister Vasyl Hureyev and Social Minister Ivan Sakhan part

Politics | September 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

FORMER CABINET VIOLATIONS WHITE BOOK

The ministers of the Simeon Saxe-Coburg government prepare reports on the violations, committed by the Cabinet of Ivan Kostov. They will be included in a special White Book.

Politics | September 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 404

UNDER AGED LABOR CODE VIOLATIONS

Labor code violations that involve employment of people under 18 are unreasonably many, Krasimir Totkov, executive director of Labor Directorate General (LIG) said. 17,333 labour code violations were detected in the first half of 2001.

Politics | September 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 450

BULGARIAN DELEGATION TO WORLD CONFERENCE IN DURBAN

Deputy Foreign Minister Petko Draganov headed the Bulgarian delegation at the World Conference Against Racism in Durban. He had meetings with his counterparts of the participating countries.

Politics | September 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

DEFENSE MINISTER VISITS SOLDIERS IN KOSOVO

Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov met the Bulgarian engineering platoon in Kosovo that is there as part of the German KFOR contingent. He will check the performance of the Bulgarian soldiers and the level of cooperation with the German units.

Politics | September 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

GERDZHIKOV MET BULGARIANS IN LIBYA`S PRISON

The Bulgarian parliamentary speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov had a thirty minutes meeting with the five nurses and one doctor, sued for deliberate infection of 393 Libyan children with the HIV virus. The meeting took place in a cell in the `Judeyma` prison.

Politics | September 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 462

GOVERNMENT AND BBLF DISCUSSED BUSINESS ETHICS

The official presentation of the Code of Business Ethics gathered on Monday representatives of the Bulgarian business and the government. Prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg was also present and delivered a short speech emphasizing the importance of the eth

Politics | September 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 330

PARLIAMENTARY SPEAKER MET THE ACCUSED MEDICS

The Bulgarian parliamentary speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov had a thirty minutes meeting with the five nurses and one doctor, sued for deliberate infection of 393 Libyan children with the HIV virus. The meeting took place in a cell in the `Judeyma` prison.

Politics | September 3, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 498
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