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KOSTADIN PASKALEV, DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF STATE ADMINIS...

Kostadin Paskalev, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State Administration and Richard Miles, US Ambassador to Bulgaria, will open a local administration forum today at the Sheraton Hotel.

Politics | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SOCIAL MINISTER: PENSIONS, SALARIES MAY BE ABOVE THE ENVISAGED IN 2002

The Consultative Council for Legislation Initiatives with the Parliamentary Committee for Labor and Social Policy discussed the Budget Bill 2002 and the amendments to the Compulsory Social Security Code at its session on November 27. The Employment Encou

Politics | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

ACCOUNT DEFICIT REACHED USD 493.2 M FOR JAN-SEPTEMBER

Bulgarian Press Agency The current account deficit for January-September reached 493.

Views on BG | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SPANISH IDEMSA CLAIMS HEALTH MINISTRY BIASED

Spanish-based Idemsa company, which participated in the tender for hemodialysis solution supplies, accused the Bulgarian Health Care Ministry of partiality. Dutchmed, aonther foreign company that turned up at the tender for delivering DEM 4-5 M supplies i

Politics | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN ISSUE DEPARTMENT RETURNS FOR LAST WEEK

Bulgarian Press Agency The Issue Department's Total Assets increased by 603.

Views on BG | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

THE BULGARIAN RED CROSS MARKED THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST ORGAN...

The Bulgarian Red Cross marked the 60th anniversary of the first organized voluntary blood donation in Bulgaria. The first mass donation on April 7, 1941 provided blood for civilian casualties after the railway station in Kyustendil (Southwestern Bulgaria

Politics | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

JUPITER INSURANCE SHAREHOLDER WARNS WITHDRAWAL

Jupiter Insurance Company’s main shareholder, Austrian Garant-Vienna, insist that the insurance company improve its financial performance by the end of 2001. In case the company’s management fails to do this, Garant will no longer have shares in Jupiter.

Business | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

TWO BANKS READY TO FINANCE BALKAN FLAG CARRIER

Two Bulgarian banks have agreed to give as loan USD 5 M to the Balkan Airlines, Olga Milenkova, the flag carrier’s receiver, announced. She did not name the banks.

Business | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

40 TO 45 TRAMS WILL BE MODERNISED, WHICH WILL REDUCE THE ELECTRICITY U...

40 to 45 trams will be modernised, which will reduce the electricity used by them by 30-35%, Vasil Naydenov, head of Sofia's urban transport company, said. The necessary financing will be provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development /E

Politics | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

MOST OF THE FUNDS FOR SECOND DANUBE BRIDGE PROVIDED

The Bulgarian-Romanian joint committee in charge of all issues related to the design, financing and construction of the second bridge across the Danube said that the European Investment Bank has allocated EUR 70 M to the project, and the French Developmen

Business | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

CHOREOGRAPHY WITH A TOUCH OF THE OLYMPICS

New York Times By ANNA KISSELGOFF

Views on BG | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

NYT: TWIN KINGDOMS – A CURIOUS SHOW FROM THE BALKANS

New York Times published a long review of the premiere of “Twin Kingdoms,” that was staged in New York at the City Center on November 24th. The newspaper writes that the event is a “curious show from Bulgaria that combined Balkan folk dances and elements

Society | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

UNICREDITO FUND INTERESTED IN BULGARIA

Pioneer Investments, an investment fund owned by Italian financial group UniCredito, plans to start operations in Bulgaria. According to Levon Hampartzoumian, Bulbank’s Executive Director, the fund has shown keen interest in the Bulgarian market.

Business | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

EU TO INSPECT BULGARIAN DAIRY, MEAT PRODUCERS

European Union veterinarians will check the working conditions in Bulgarian farms and meat processing facilities in December, Yanko Ivanov, head of the National Veterinary Service said. The initiative is part of the Balkan countries preparation for EU ent

Politics | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SOFIA WILL HOST THE 18TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMB...

Sofia will host the 18th General Assembly of the Parliamentary Assembly for Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) on December 5 and 6 at the National Palace of Culture. Bulgaria has a statute of full-right member of PABSEC since June 1997.

Politics | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FRENCH MINISTER,BULGARIAN OFFICIALS WILL DISCUSS EU ENTRY SUPPORT

The French Defense Minister Alen Richard will visit Bulgaria on November 28 on the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Nikolay Svinarov. Nikolay Svinarov and Alen Richard will discuss the basic aspects of bilateral cooperation in the spheres of secur

Politics | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FERTILIZER PLANT CHIMKO STOPPED PRODUCTION

Vratsa fertilizer Plant Chimko closed down due to the high price of natural gas and the mass import of cheap Ukrainian carbamide via Romania. The production proved to be loss-making, while the liabilities to suppliers increased.

Business | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

NEARLY 600 BULGARIANS, MAINLY FROM THE TOWN MEZDRA, ARE TO LOSE THEIR ...

Nearly 600 Bulgarians, mainly from the town Mezdra, are to lose their jobs and professional qualification, since the management of the metallurgical plant Eliseina announced that production stops. The overall debts of the plant are BGN 18 M.

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

LONG NEGOTIATIONS RESULTED IN LOWER PROPANE BUTANE EXCISE DUTY

MPs from the parliamentary committees of economy and budget and finance had six hours long negotiations with representatives of the organizations, protesting against the introduction of excise duties on propane-butane. The proposed BGN 180 per ton excise

Business | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIAN BUSINESSMEN WILL INVEST BGN 750 M IN THE ECONOMY

Bulgarian businessmen from the business club Vuzrazhdane plan to invest BGN 750 M in the economy next year - in tourism, the energy sector, infrastructure, construction and privatization. Representatives of the business club met Prime Minister Saxe-Cobu

Business | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER: BULGARIA’S WAY TO EUROPE PASSES VIA YUGOSLAVIA

“Bulgaria's road to Europe passes via Yugoslavia. Yugoslavia's stability is the key to regional stability and we will support the stabilization of our western neighbour," Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy said after meeting his Yugoslav counterpart

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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