Politics

SOCIALISTS DEMAND INQUIRY INTO KOSTOV`S CABINET

Coalition for Bulgaria submitted Wednesday a request on an inquiry into the activities of the government of Kostov between April 10 and July 5, 2001, i.e.

Politics | July 19, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 509

BG AIRPORT TO HOST NATO EXERCISE

`Graf Ignatievo Airport, which will host the NATO exercise codenamed `Cooperative Key`, is making good progress. The construction work must be completed on schedule for the exercise`, General Miho Mihov, Chief of the Bulgarian General Staff, announced.

Politics | July 18, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632

ONE MINUTE VOTING TIME IN PARLIAMENT

Voting time in parliament was set at one minute, the temporary commission of the 39th National Assembly decided on Tuesday. The 15 seconds option proposed by the commission`s chairman Georgi Petkanov was not accepted by the caucuses of the Coalition for B

Politics | July 18, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556

POLITICS IN BRIEF

`432 proposals for CABINET members have been submitted`, Antoniya Purvanova from the King`s movement announced, adding that large number were made by members of the public. The SNM MPs were given the opportunity on Tuesday to put forth candidacies for cab

Politics | July 18, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 486

NORWAY TO OPEN EMBASSY IN SOFIA

`Norway plans to open an embassy in Sofia`, Lyubomir Todorov, who is in charge the bilateral consular relations, said after meeting Arnt Rindol, Norwegian Ambassador to Romania. According to Rindol the emigration of Bulgarian Roma form the Rousse region a

Politics | July 18, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 536

KING`S PARTY AND MRF REACHED COALITION AGREEMENT

`The King`s movement and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms reached an agreement Tuesday for coalition governance of the country`, the movement`s floor leader Plamen Panayotov announced. It includes consensus on the priorities in the country`s governanc

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 564

REGULATIONS FOR REPORTERS IN PARLIAMENT

The Journalistic Union and the parliamentary leadership agreed on Monday to work out general regulations on the activities of reporters in the parliament. They will be effective from mid-September.

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 477

BRITAIN`S DEFENCE CHIEF VISITS BULGARIA

Admiral Sir Michael Boyce, Britain`s Chief of the Defence Staff, arrives Tuesday on a three-day official visit at the invitation of General Miho Mihov, Chief of the Bulgarian General Staff. Admiral Boyce will revise the progress of the reform in the arme

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

MTG REPRESENTATIVE TO SUE NOVA TV

Kevork Kevorkyan, former TV anchor, the most famous in Bulgaria and currently Swedish Modern Times Group representative will sue private Nova TV, he stated officially. Nova TV was deprived this weekend national-wide telecommunications license after Kevork

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 824

SMOKING IN THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING BANNED

Smoking in the building of parliament was banned today with order signed by newly elected chief of staff Ognjan Avramov. Members of parliament can smoke only in the caf? bar of the parliament and in the press center.

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 541

SOCIALISTS EXPERTS INVITED TO THE GOVERNMENT

At least two of our socialists experts were invited to join the new cabinet, Georgi Parvanov. BSP leader said.

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 492

BULGARIA TO OPEN 7 CHAPTERS DURING BELGIUM TERM

Diring its six-month presidency of the European Union Belgium intends to open another seven chapters of Bulgaria`s accession negotiations with the EU. This is included in the programme of the presidency on enlargement, which was presented in Brussels yest

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 588

PLOVDIV DEMANDS EQUAL STATUTE WITH THE CAPITAL

Plovdiv Mayor Dr Ivan Chomakov demanded the town to be granted a special statute while forming the budget and the territorial structuring by analogy of Sofia. It took place yesterday during a meeting between the mayor and Plovdiv MPs from all political fo

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 626

SIMEON REMAINS THE DOOR OPEN TO UDF

The outgoing ruling partyu United Democratic Forces believes at this point that there are grounds to discuss possible political support for some of the main points of the policy of the Simeon II National Movement without its participation in a coalition g

Politics | July 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 585

SNM PROMISES 100 000 JOBS ANNUALLY

`The King`s coalition (SNM) plans to create 100,000 jobs annually`, Nikolai Vassilev, in charge of the economic team of the SNM and possible Minister of Economy, told the national radio on Sunday. In his view it is fully feasible.

Politics | July 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 520

US MILITARY TO INSPECT BG ARMY

A team of US military specialists arrives in Bulgaria Monday to check up whether our army is fulfilling the NATO standards. `The next few months will be crucial for Bulgaria`s membership in NATO`, outgoing Minister of Defence B.

Politics | July 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 654

SIMEON TO INSTALL 800 DAYS COUNTDOWN CLOCK

Simeon II is ready to install 800 days countdown clock somewhere in Sofia to count every day of his ruling, prime minister designate promised on Sunday. Couple of months ago announcing his decision to enter the politics Simeon II promised that he will cha

Politics | July 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 663

MEDIA IN TURKEY: DOGAN IS THE VICE-PM

Nihal Yozergan especially for `Standart Daily`

Politics | July 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 607

GOVERNMENT WILL BE READY UNTIL THIS THURSDAY

The new cabinet will be formed before Thursday, said yesterday the chief of the economic team of King`s party, Nikolai Vassilev for Standart daily. Final meeting will take place between the ruling majority, UtdDF and MRF on Wednesday, From the very first

Politics | July 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 589

`MR. SAXE-COBURG` RECEIVED PM MANDATE

President Peter Stoyanov offcially delivered to Simeon II, leader of the Simeon II National Movement, a mandate to form a government on Sunday. `Mr.

Politics | July 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 591

QUEEN MARGUERITE ARRIVED TO STAND BY HER HUSBAND

Queen Margarita arrived in Sofia yesterday to stand by his husband King Simeon, who announced last week that he accepts to be the prime minister of the country after his movement won the general election June 17. She landed at 2 p.

Politics | July 14, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 523
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