Politics

VENTZISLAV DIMITROV RESTORED IN KING`S TICKET

Bulgarian Supreme Administrative Court restored the withdrawn MP nominee Ventizlaz Dimitrov from King`s coaltion one day before the general elections on Sunday. Dimitrov was withdrawn by the National Movement after was accused of being informer for the co

Politics | June 15, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 902

LAST ELECTIONS POLLS: KING MAY HAVE UP TO 36%

King`s movement may have 36 % in the future parliament, the last possible to be published opinion polls before the elections say today. It was done by MBMD, one of the leading marketing research agency in the country.

Politics | June 15, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 699

STATE INSURER PRIVATIZATION POSTPONED

The negotiations on the sale of National Insurance Institute (DZI) won`t be finalized before the general elections on June 17, Privatization Agency CEO, Levon Hampartzoumyan said. The consortium of TBI and DZI 2000 MEBO submits the offer for 67% of DZI ca

Politics | June 15, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 873

ELECTION NEWS IN BRIEF

Bulgaria achieved remarkable macroeconomic results during the past 4 years, but did not paid enough attention to the development of small and medium-size enterprises, Bulgarian President Petar Stoyanov said in an interview for Dutch magazine `Internationa

Politics | June 15, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 717

BULGARIA FACES REFUGEE INVASION

Bulgaria is expecting refugee movements due to intensifying conflict in Macedonia, Bulgarian PM Ivan Kostov said yesterday. Few days ago Defense Minister Boiko Noev denied such threat but Foreign Minister Nadejda Mihailova expressed Bulgaria`s readiness t

Politics | June 15, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 813

SIMEON II: MONARCHY IS NOT ON MY SCHEDULE

`I have no ambition to restore the monarchy in Bulgaria. My sole ambition is to improve the living standard in the country.

Politics | June 15, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 790

SPANISH ABC ON BULGARIAN ELECTIONS

Fluent Spanish daily ABC published a special survey on elections in Bulgaria this week. `Bulgaria is preparing for elections on Sunday, 17 June 2001.

Politics | June 15, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 748

KING`S EXPERT APOLOGIZES TO THE MEDIA

King`s economical expert Vladimir Karolev apologized in an open letter to the media for misbehaved with BTA and 24 Hours correspondents in the North Eastern city of Shumen. ‘Wait for a couple of days and then I will send journalists to dig out’, Karolev w

Politics | June 15, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 728

PM KOSTOV: UDF IS GOING TO WIN

Prime Minister and chief of the ruling party Ivan Kostov stated for Trud daily that UDF will win general elections this Sunday. Questioned about the latest ranking that shows UDF as second political force, Kostov stated: `This polls are old 5 to 6 days an

Politics | June 15, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 821

EX PATS INVOLVED IN WAR OF LETTERS

More than 70 Bulgarian ex-pats said in a letter forthcoming elections on Sunday give the country a chance for a historical change. They welcomed the appearance of young professionals with international education and experience in Bulgarian politics.

Politics | June 14, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 676

EIU PREDICTS COALITION GOVERNMENT AFTER ELECTIONS

The latest analyses of Economist Intelligence Unit shows that National Movement Simeon II will lead on the general elections June 17 with a small margin. The next parliament is predicted to be a coalition between NMS II, currently ruling UDF and Movement

Politics | June 14, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 744

DOGAN: THE NAME OF FUTURE PM BEGINS WITH `S`

The name of the future Prime minister of the country will begin with `S`, Ahmed Dogan, leader of the Freedom for rights and freedom, the third largest party in Bulgaria said in a popular talk show last night at private national-wide bTV. The question of t

Politics | June 14, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 812

ELECTION NEWS IN BRIEF

Pre-election press center opens today at National Palace of Culture by Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Election results and press conferences will be broadcasted live on Bulgarian National Television, Nova TV and bTV.

Politics | June 13, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 742

ELECTIONS NEWS IN BRIEF

NMS II tax reform aims to take out of the shady economy 400,000 Bulgarians working in it, King`s expert Vladimir Karolev, said in a public dispute on Bulgarian National Radio.

Politics | June 12, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 865

SOCIALISTS LEADER ATTACKS AES AGAIN

Roumen Ovtcharov, deputy chairman of Bulgarian Socialist Party appealed to US company AES, which will invest in the construction of the new capacities of TPP Maritsa-East 1, to reveal the source of capital of company 3C. According to Ovcharov 3C is offsho

Politics | June 12, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 853

FINANCIAL TIMES ON BULGARIAN ELECTIONS

Former king Simeon II has returned in Bulgaria and now campaigning ahead of this week`s general election, article in Financial Times reads. While other former east European royals have made sentimental journeys to their homelands since the fall of Communi

Politics | June 12, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 793

PRESIDENT GAVE HIS SUPPORT TO UDF GOVERNMENT

The reforms implemented during the 4 years mandate of UDF were in the right direction, President Petar Stoyanov stated today at a special press conference. President expressed also his support for UDF political and economic policy implemented during UDF g

Politics | June 12, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 889

KING REFUSED TO APPEAR IN A TOP TALK SHOW

King Simeon II refused to appear in the most popular talk show in Bulgaria, Dnevnik daily reported. Slavi`s show is transmitted each work day at the private national wide bTV with approximately 3 millions of viewers.

Politics | June 12, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 976

MRF WITH TWO SCENARIOS AFTER JUNE 17

Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) forecasted short mandate to the next parliament. Two political scenarios are envisaged by MRF experts –King`s coalition to win the majority in the next parliament, if not to coalesce with UDF or MRF.

Politics | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1057

POLITICIANS UNITED ON CRIME FIGHT

Representatives of the main political forces and the chief prosecutor Nikola Filtchev have signed a common declaration on crime fight yesterday. The prosecutor`s office should be independent from the ruling party and government, representatives of UDF, NM

Politics | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1139

KING`S PROGRAM UNCLEAR PROF. HANKE SAID

Economic adviser to Bulgarian President prof. Steve Hanke expressed his concern about the vagueness of the economic platforms of the main political forces in Bulgaria.

Politics | June 11, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1226
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