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CHATEAU RUCO WINERY OPENED DOORS IN THE VILLAGE OF HADJI DIMITROVO (IN...

Chateau Ruco winery opened doors in the village of Hadji Dimitrovo (in the Yambol region). SAPARD provided 50% of the BGN 2,854,867 needed for the project.

Politics | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

ENRON SECURITY GUARDS WERE STATIONED ON THE 19TH AND 20TH FLOORS OF TH...

Enron security guards were stationed on the 19th and 20th floors of the company's building here Tuesday to prevent further shredding of documents, company lawyers said during a federal court hearing.

World | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

MARITSA EAST MAY SIGN COAL SUPPLY CONTRACT WITH US ENTERGY IN MARCH

Maritsa East coal mining company announced it would sign in March a coal supply contract with US based Entergy Corp. that is going to modernise the Maritsa Iztok 3 coal-fired power plant.

Business | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

GREECE’S NATIONAL BANK TO SEEK GROWTH IN BULGARIA

Greece's National Bank will seek to grow in Bulgaria and Macedonia, where it owns most of United Bulgarian Bank (UBB) and Stopanska Bank, respectively, Reuters reported. The bank has also been slowly adding branches in Albania and has a small presence in

Business | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

LUKOIL MAY INVEST IN BULGARIA’S ENERGY, GAS SECTORS

Russia’s Lukoil announced it was considering investing in Bulgaria’s electricity and gas industry as well as in a planned 300 km pipeline to carry Russian crude oil to the Aegean Sea through Bulgaria. Vagit Alekperov, Lukoil President and Bulgarian Deputy

Business | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

ANALYSTS: BULGARIA FACES TOUGH TIMES ATTRACTING FOREIGN INVESTORS

“The new Bulgarian government has considerably improved its reputation in the West but still faces tough times in attracting substantial foreign investments that are vital to ensure European Union entry, “ Reuters said quoting analysts. According to the a

Business | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

STATE OWNED STATE INSURANCE BANK DSK TO BE SOLD IN 2003

The Bank Consolidation Company (BCC) announced that it planned to privatize the state-owned State Insurance Bank DSK in the second half of 2003. “I expect the privatization procedure to begin in the second half of 2002 and that we could have a deal in the

Business | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

A RED CROSS SPOKESMAN SAID TUESDAY THE GROUP HAS HAD COMPLETE ACCESS T...

A Red Cross spokesman said Tuesday the group has had complete access to Afghan war detainees at the U.S.

World | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS AND BANKS TUESDAY URGED ARGENTINA TO GET ITS ACT T...

Foreign governments and banks Tuesday urged Argentina to get its act together and defuse a chaotic financial crisis, as Spain's biggest bank set itself up to shut local operations if needed. The statement turned up the heat on Argentine President Eduardo

World | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER ASSURED OF DENMARK’S SUPPORT IN BULGARIA'S EU BID

Bulgaria's accession to the EU and NATO was the topic discussed at Foreign Minister Passy's first meeting in Denmark with his counterpart Per Stig Moller. Denmark, which takes over the EU presidency in mid-2002, will do everything possible to bring Bulgar

Politics | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

GREEK PM AND PRESIDENT UNANIMOUS AGAINST RESHAPING BALKAN BORDERS

Bulgaria’s new President Georgi Parvanov will carry on the tradition of trilateral meetings with his Greek and Romanian colleagues, it emerged after the first international appointment of the new Head of state with Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis. The

Politics | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIANS ARE TO BE ALLOWED TO CARRY ONLY A SINGLE GUN FOR SELF-DEFEN...

Bulgarians are to be allowed to carry only a single gun for self-defence, Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov said, quoted by Standart daily. According to him the citizens have too many guns and that illegal weapons should be seized by all possible means.

Politics | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

A SCANDAL BROKE OUT IN THE TOWN OF TSAREVO, FOLLOWING REPORTS OF STAFF...

A scandal broke out in the town of Tsarevo, following reports of staff being appointed at a refugee camp in the Black Sea resort. Tsarevo Mayor Daniel Kolev disclosed a secret plan of military bases in Burgas district where refugees from Afghanistan will

Politics | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

TURKEY CALLS ON BULGARIA TO JOIN NATURAL GAS ROUTE TO WESTERN EUROPE

Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Mesut Yilmaz called on Bulgaria to join the Turkish - Romanian agreement on transit of natural gas. Deputy PM Mesut Yilmaz arrived in Bulgaria January 22 for the two-day session of the Bulgarian - Turkish Intergovernmental C

Politics | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

TURKEY CONFIRMED SUPPORT FOR BULGARIA'S EU AND NATO ENTRY

Bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Turkey in the economy field, transport, communications, industry, energy sector and infrastructure were on the agenda of the 15th session of the mixed Bulgarian-Turkish Intergovernmental Committee for Economic and

Politics | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

A GUNMAN OPENED FIRE ON PEDESTRIANS IN CENTRAL JERUSALEM TUESDAY, THE ...

A gunman opened fire on pedestrians in central Jerusalem Tuesday, the Jerusalem police chief said, wounding as many as 11 people before he was killed. Earlier Tuesday, Israeli troops raided what they called an explosives laboratory in the West Bank town o

World | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FIVE COMPANIES FILED BIDS FOR MIG-29 FIGHTERS UPGRADING

Five companies filed bids for upgrading the army's 20 Soviet-built MiG-29 fighters in an international tender aimed at bringing Bulgaria’s air force up to NATO standards. The five offers, opened at the defence ministry came from Russia's RSK MiG, Israel's

Business | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

RUSSIA TO RETURN TO BULGARIA VITRIFIED NUCLEAR WASTE

Itar-Tass By Vladimir Rogachov

Views on BG | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

KMART CORP. ON TUESDAY FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION AFTER A DISMAL ...

Kmart Corp. on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy protection after a dismal holiday sales season and stiff competition from rivals Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

World | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

“POLITICAL WILL” FOR SETTLING RUSSIAN DEBT TO BULGARIA EXISTS

“The matter of Russia's debt to Bulgaria could be decided as early as the next meeting of the inter-governmental economic cooperation commission due in early February,” Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said after his meeti

Politics | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

TRILATERAL COOPERATION COUNCIL APPROVES ACTION PLAN ON EMPLOYMENT

The National Trilateral Cooperation Council adopted an Action Plan on Employment at the meeting January 22. The possibility of a future updating of the plan is not ruled out because of the dynamic changes the country goes through, representatives of the C

Politics | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00
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