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MOBIKOM SYSTEM TO BE USED FOR GSM NETWORK AFTER TELECOM SALE

The system of analogue mobile phone operator Mobikom could be used to build a third GSM network by the future owner of the BTC state telecom monopoly, Reuters announced, citing representatives of the company. "Transition to a GSM network is one of the dev

Business | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BELGIUM DEFENCE MINISTER ARRIVES; WILL DISCUSS READINESS TO JOIN NATO

Belgium’s Defence Minister Andre Flahaut arrives on a two-day official visit to Bulgaria today at the invitation of Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolai Svinarov. Bilateral cooperation in the military sphere, the political situation in the Balkans, Bulgaria

Politics | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

AN ISRAELI HELICOPTER FIRED A MISSILE NEAR PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER A...

An Israeli helicopter fired a missile near Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat Wednesday, but he emerged unscathed as Israel retaliated with fury for the killing of six Israeli soldiers in the West Bank. At least 13 Palestinian civilians and security officer

World | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

PRESIDENT BUSH, ECHOING PREDECESSOR RONALD REAGAN'S 1987 CALL ON THE S...

President Bush, echoing predecessor Ronald Reagan's 1987 call on the Soviet Union to tear down the Berlin Wall, urged North Korea Wednesday to open its border to South Korea. "That road has the potential to bring the peoples on both sides of this divided

World | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

ECONOMIC FORUM IN SOFIA AIMS AT ENHANCING TRANS-BORDER COOPERATION

Regional politics and infrastructure projects will be discussed at the second economic forum on trans-border cooperation among Sofia, Skopje and Nis. The forum started on March 20 and will last till March 23 in the International Exhibition Center “Bulgarr

Business | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

HEREWARD VENTURES HOPEFUL ABOUT GOLD EXPLORATION IN BULGARIA’S ROSINO

Britain’s Hereward Ventures PLC announced that the exploration conducted by the company on the gold deposits near the village of Rosino are more than encouraging, the company announced. According to the company, samples indicate high gold concentration.

Business | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

TOBACCO MONOPOLY PLANS EXPANSION IN RUSSIA, UKRAINE

State tobacco monopoly Bulgartabac Holding plans to double its exports in 2002 compared to 2001 and also to expand its market share in Russia and Ukraine, the Middle East and Africa. Svetoslav Slavov, Head of Sales and Marketing department with the holdin

Business | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

A CROWD OF ENRAGED ELECTRICITY DEBTORS RAGED IN THE STOLIPINOVO RESIDE...

A crowd of enraged electricity debtors raged in the Stolipinovo residential area in Plovdiv late on Monday night, following another power cut-off in six blocks of flats for unpaid bills. More than 1000 Gypsies barricaded the thoroughfares by burning garba

Politics | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER PLANS NO CONCRETE CHANGES IN CABINET

No concrete changes in the Cabinet are being planned, Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg said February 19. He attended a meeting of the parliamentary group of the ruling Simeon II National Movement.

Politics | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

AGREEMENT ON SAPARD PROGRAM SIGNED IN BRUSSELS

The second annual financial agreement on pre-accession SAPARD programme was signed in Brussels February 19 by Finance Minister Milen Velchev, the Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Mehmed Dikme and EU Agriculture Commissioner Franz Fischler. D

Politics | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN MEDICS IN LIBYA MET RELATIVES

The Bulgarian medics, charged with intentionally infecting Libyan children with HIV, met their relatives once again February 19. Representatives of the Bulgarian Embassy and Doctor Bezhkov, Director of the National AIDS Laboratory, attended the meeting.

Politics | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE REPORT WITH WHICH VESSELIN STOYKOV WAS ACCUSED OF COLLABORATING WI...

The report with which Vesselin Stoykov was accused of collaborating with former State Security is subject to appeal, Sofia District Court ruled February 19. Following the report Vesselin Stoykov was dismissed from the Council on Electronic Media.

Politics | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

PRESIDENT AND US OFFICIAL DISCUSSED NATO ENLARGEMENT

Bulgaria’s preparation for NATO entry before the crucial Prague summit in November was discussed by President Parvanov and Nicholas Burns, USA Resident Representatives in NATO. President Parvanov assured Burns that Bulgaria understands the decisive role o

Politics | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ITXC AND MOBIKOM EXCHANGE INTERNATIONAL PHONE CALLS

Mobikom, Bulgaria’ s analogue mobile phone operator, and ITXC Corp., the largest US-based wholesale carrier of international phone calls, are exchanging international phone traffic.

Business | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE TRILATERAL COOPERATION COUNCIL ADOPTED UNANIMOUSLY THE ELECTRICITY...

The Trilateral Cooperation Council adopted unanimously the electricity and heating pricing February 26. The drafts envisage regular price rise twice a year on April 1 and October 1.

Politics | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN TELECOM PRIVATIZATION STRATEGY TO BE DISCUSSED FEB.26

The strategy for the privatization of the Bulgarian Telecommunication Company will be discussed February 26, it transpired after the meeting of the Parliamentary Groups of Simeon II National Movement and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms. Despite the p

Business | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

“CUSTOMS” AGENCY OFFICE: EMIL DIMITROV WILL RESIGN ON FEBRUARY 20

The Director of “Customs” Agency will resign on February 20,” the office of the “Customs” Agency announced, quoted by Darik Radio. Emil Dimitrov declared that he did not wish to leave the position with a scandal and explained that the reasons for his resi

Politics | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

JUSTICE MINISTER ANTON STANKOV LEFT ON A TWO-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO ROM...

Justice Minister Anton Stankov left on a two-day official visit to Romania. He has been invited there by his Romanian counterpart Mihaela Rodica Stanoiu.

Politics | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARTABAC CHIEF: NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIR SHOULD BE APPOINTED

“The Economy Ministry should appoint a new chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bulgartabac Holding,” Georgi Popov, Executive Director of the tobacco monopoly said, quoted by Darik Radio. On February 18, Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg dismissed Lyubka Ka

Business | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE: STATE OF BULGARIA’S ECONOMY IS VERY GOOD

The state of the Bulgarian economy is very good according to an analysis of the National Bank of Greece, devoted to a research of the Balkan states. The most positive evaluations were made about Bulgaria’s and Yugoslavia’s economies.

Business | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

NOMINEE FOR NEW MEMBER OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA COUNCIL ANNOUNCED

Ana Hadzhieva, a journalist from Radio Plovdiv, has been nominated member of the Council on Electronic Media (CEM) by Simeon II National Movement and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms. The decision was taken at the joint discussion of the leaderships o

Politics | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00
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