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GOVERNMENT WITH SPECIAL MEETING ON GOVERNORS

The cabinet meets on Tuesday on a called meeting to appoint the district governors, Minister Dimitar Kaltchev said. Before that the much-contested nominations should be ultimately specified.

Politics | August 17, 2001, Friday // 00:00

MINISTERS AND DOGAN DENY PROBLEMS IN COALITION

There are no problems with the appointment of deputy government ministers and deputy district governors on the quota of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF), Agriculture Minister Ahmed Dikme said Thursday answering a reporter`s question before the

Politics | August 17, 2001, Friday // 00:00

SERBIA CLOSES BOARDER CROSSING AT VRUSHKA CHOUKA

`Serbia unilaterally closed the border crossing at Vrushka Chouka and Strezimirovtsi to trucks, buses and minibuses, the deputy chief of the Vidin Customs Administration as of midnight on August 15`, Ivan Ivanov, deputy director of the Vidin customs ann

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CHIEF SECRETARY OF GOVERNMENT APPROVED

Sevdalin Mavrov, judge from the Sofia Court of Appeal, is the new chief secretary of the Council of Ministers. Mavrov was a regional judge and later on deputy chairman of the First Regional Court in Sofia, a judge and deputy chairman of the Sofia City Cou

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

The tender on the unfinished editorial office building of the Rodina printing and publishing house, which was scheduled for Thursday, failed again. None of the three candidates, Overgas Holding of Yambol, Artek A & K of Dubai, and PricewaterhouseCoopers B

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

POLITICS IN BRIEF

The real estate of Bulgaria`s Foreign Ministry in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa will be revised because the ministry has more buildings than the country needs for its diplomatic missions. ***

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

MEGLENA KUNEVA CONFIRMED AS CHIEF EU NEGOTIATOR

Deputy Foreign Minister Meglena Kuneva was appointed chief negotiator with the EU at a regular meeting of the government on Thursday. Deputy Economy Minister Lyubka Kachakova was named Bulgarian representative at the Mixed Committee on the Implementation

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

MACEDONIA EXPECTS MILITARY AID FROM BULGARIA

`Macedonia needs and expects further military aid from various countries, including Bulgaria`, Yordan Boshkov, Chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee with the Macedonian parliament, said Thursday after meeting his Bulgarian counterpart Stanimir Ilchev a

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

WHAT HAPPENS IN MOBIKOM*

Mediapool John Munnery was appointed Managing Director of Mobikom during Jan Vidonov`s mandate after a scandal between Cable & Wireless, which holds 49% of the shares of the mobile operator, and the state representatives - the Bulgarian Telecommunication

Views on BG | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

MOBIKOM`S MANAGING DIRECTOR RESIGNS VIA E~MAIL

John Munnery, Managing Director of the Mobile Telecommunications Company Mobikom, has informed his employees of lodging his resignation via e-mail, e-newspaper Mediapool wrote. At present Munurey is on holiday and is expected to come back to Sofia later t

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

STATE OF EMERGENCY IN IVAILOVGRAD LIFTED

The state of emergency in the fire-stricken Ivailovgrad was lifted on Thursday morning by a decision of the local commission for protection of the population from accidents and disasters. The fire that raged in the area for over 7 days was finally put dow

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

URGENT MAESURES FOR SAFER CIVIL FLIGHTS DEMANDED

Urgent measures to improve the safety of civil aviation flights discussed Transport and Telecommunications Minister Plamen Petrov and Zahari Alexiev, chief of the Directorate of Civil Aviation Administration. On Tuesday Petrov demanded Alexiev`s resignati

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIAN NATIONAL TV ENTIRELY ON PAL

Bulgarian national TV, the state owned television channel will use of today only Pal system, National radio and TV committee announced. PAL is the normal widely used system in Western Europe.

Views on BG | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

OFFICE RENTS GOES UP AFTER TAX INCREASE

Introduction of a higher tax rate for non-residential houses, including rented houses, is being discussed, deputy minister of regional development and public works Belin Mollov said yesterday. This measure will affect mainly the rent prices for offices, s

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

Five Bulgarian companies will participate in the Bilisim `01 fair for information and communications technologies, due to be organised in Istanbul September 4 through 9. The exhibition is part of the German CeBIT fair and is one of the biggest in the Euro

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

WILDFIRES STILL DANGEROUS IN SOUTH BULGARIA

A wildfire in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains has been raging for six days now. Over 6,000

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIAN TROOPS NOT INVITED TO MACEDONIA

For the time being, Bulgaria has not been invited to take part in a mission in Macedonia. `We have not received an invitation so far we are familiar with the President`s statement that if we are requested to do so, the established procedure for introducti

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

HAVEL TO DISCUSS EU AND NATO ENLARGEMENT IN SOFIA

President Vaclav Havel of the Czech Republic will arive on a one-day working visit to Bulgaria on September 14, 2001 at the invitation of Bulgarian President Peter Stoyanov, the President`s Press Office announced. He will discuss with his Bulgarian coun

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

THIRD QUAKE FOR A WEEK 270 KM EAST OF SOFIA

An earthquake measuring 2.8 points on the Richter Scale, epicentred some 270 km to the east of Sofia within Bulgarian territory, was registered at 9:19 a.

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

VASSILEV:ELECTRICITY PRICES POLITICALLY FROZEN

The rise in the power prices is inevitable, Nikolay Vassilev, Deputy Prime minister and Economy Minister said. It was delayed since it was frozen intentionally by a political decision in 1999-2000, he added.

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SPECULATIONS ABOUT ENERGY CHIEF`S SEAT

Gati Al-Jiburi, will known in international business in Bulgaria from his past KPMG Bulgarian leading position might head the Energy Agency if PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg approves him to the office, Standart Daily announced . Al-Jiburi at present is a commercia

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00
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