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"BAD OMENS" FOR EU ENTRY HELP CURRENT GOVERNMENT -HUNGARIAN COMMENT

Hungarian Radio A Hungarian radio commentator has said that "bad omens" have appeared for those who support quick entry to the EU.

Views on BG | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

IMF MISSION ARRIVES TO CONTINUE NEGOTIATIONS THIS WEEK

The International Monetary Fund mission arrives on December 5 to further the negotiations on the three-year agreement with Bulgaria. Jerald Schiff, head of the International Monetary Fund mission will be in Bulgaria just when the most heated discussions o

Business | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER: EU, NATO MEMBERSHIP WILL BRING STRATEGIC INVESTORS

“The expected Bulgarian membership in EU and NATO will be achieved and it will bring in Bulgaria strategic investors,” Foreign Minister Passy said in an interview for the Athenian Daily Katimerini. Commenting on the situation on the Balkans, the Bulgarian

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

BALKAN SCIENCE OFFICIALS DISCUSS WAYS FOR COOPERATION IN SOFIA

Senior government officials in charge of science of six Balkan countries participate in a two-day informal meeting in Sofia that opened on December 2. Science Ministers of Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina and representatives

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

LESS THAN 10% CUSTOMS STAFF RELEASED

The Customs Agency announced that 258 employees of the agency have been fired since August 13. That represents less than 6.

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

ELECTIONS OBSERVER: THERE WERE CASES OF DOUBLE VOTING

There were cases of double voting during the presidential elections according to Iliya Bozhilov, Secretary of the Civic Initiative for Free and Democratic Elections. In his opinion the fact that the Bulgarian Prime Minister voted in a section different fr

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

INTELLECTUALS PROTESTED AGAINST ARREST OF FAMOUS SCULPTOR

Well-known intellectuals protested against the arrest of the Sofia councillors Vezhdi Rashidov and Emil Dodov. The two officials were arrested after a fight with the policeman Ventsislav Pavlov and were accused of hooliganism.

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTER MILEN VELCHEV SAID THAT THE PREVIOUS GOVERNMENT HAS S...

Finance Minister Milen Velchev said that the previous government has spent BGN 200 M for an additional investment program in a vain attempt to help itself at the parliamentary elections. “Now we are just that BGN 200 M short for the provision of 13th sala

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

A MEETING OF THE REGIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME COMBAT UNITS WILL TAKE PLACE...

A meeting of the regional organized crime combat units will take place on December 5-6, Boyko Borissov, Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry announced.

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

STRICTER ACT ON CARRYING GUNS TO BE ADOPTED

New law, regulating guns carrying, will be tabled in the Cabinet till the end of the year, Interior Minister Georgi Petkalov announced. The amendments to the law are ready, Petkanov explained The bill is provided to the other ministries and institutions f

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER: EU, NATO MEMBERSHIP WILL BRING STRATEGIC INVESTORS

“The expected Bulgarian membership in EU and NATO will be achieved and it will bring to Bulgaria strategic investors,” Foreign Minister Passy said in an interview for the Athenian Daily Katimerini.

Views on BG | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

MOTOROLA PRESIDENT CLAIMS BULGARIANS ARE TALENTED EMPLOYEES

“We see progressive government and economy in Bulgaria. Looking ahead we are sure that Bulgaria will become a member of the European Union.

Business | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

BULGARIANS THIRD IN JAPANESE ICE SKATING COMPETITION

Bulgaria's Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski won the bronze in free skating competition in Kumamoto, Japan Marina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat of France won the gold medal. Margarita Drobiazko and Povilas Vanagas of Lithuania took the silver medal.

Sports | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

SOFIA STOCK EXCHANGE INDEX ROSE LAST WEEK

Abstracted from the Bulgarian Press Agency Sofix, the index of the Sofia Stock Exchange (SSE), rose by nearly four points in a week,

Views on BG | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

FRANCE BACKS ROMANIA AS WELL FOR EU ENTRY

Romanian news agency Rompres Romanian Prime Minister Adrian Nastase returned to Romania late [on] Friday [30 November] from a three-day official visit to Paris.

Views on BG | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTER: RUMORS FOR DISMISSAL OF CUSTOMS DIRECTOR NOT TRUE

Customs Director Emil Dimitrov will not be dismissed, Minister of Finance Milen Velchev said for Darik Radio. ”We expect to see whether Dimitrov will be willing to work in cooperation with the British Company Crown Agents, which Ministry of Finance hired

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

THRACIAN ASSOCIATION NOMINATES THREE AMBASSADORS

General Todor Boyadzhiev, MP from “ Coalition for Bulgaria” will be nominated for Ambassador to the United States. His candidature will be proposed by the Thracian Association to President-elect Parvanov.

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

December 1-7,2001 ARIES

Society | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

STANIMIR ILCHEV, CHAIRMAN OF THE PARLIAMENT FOREIGN POLICY, DEFENSE, A...

Stanimir Ilchev, Chairman of the Parliament foreign policy, defense, and security committee will participate in the Transatlantic Forum of the Parliament Assembly of NATO. The two-day forum, which starts on December 3d is organized with the assistance of

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

RAILWAYS COMPANY EMPLOYEES THREATEN WITH STRIKE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Employees from the Bulgarian State Railways are to go on a strike on December 10, if not assured that their salaries and food allowances will be paid. In this way, the entire country will be paralyzed.

Business | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

CHIMIMPORT TO BUY COOPERATIVE BANK STATE SHARE

The Board of Directors of the Bank Consolidation Company (BCC) decided to sell its share of the Central Cooperative Bank (CCB) to the only candidate buyer Chimimport. The state share of CCB is 32.

Business | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00
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