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THE PARLIAMENTARY GROUP (PG) OF THE UNION OF DEMOCRATIC FORCES (UDF) I...

The Parliamentary Group (PG) of the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) is to decide on Evgeni Bakurdzhiev’s membership in the PG at a meeting on November 28. The leader of UDF Sofia was expelled from the party on November 26.

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

ECONOMY MINISTRY TRIES TO ATTRACT TOP AUTOMOBILE PRODUCERS

“A team from the Ministry of Economy will lobby for the attraction of foreign automobile producers to invest in Bulgaria. Highly qualified and comparatively low paid Bulgarian employees coupled with the low taxes are Bulgaria’s advantages, “ Economy Minis

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

A CHAPTER ON CYBERSPACE CRIMES IS TO BE ADDED TO THE CRIMINAL CODE, JU...

A chapter on Cyberspace Crimes is to be added to the Criminal Code, Justice Minister Anton Stankov, announced on November 27. Cyberspace Crimes include computer frauds, viruses, children’ s pornography, illegal access to computer data.

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

YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT:I HOPE BG WILL CONTINUE TO BE STABILIZING FACTOR

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy and the Yugoslav President Vojislav Kostunica discussed possibilities for bigger cooperation in the border regions of Bulgaria, Yugoalavia and Romania. The officials defined the construction of the Nis-Sofia highway as ext

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

COALITION “ ANTISPIN” ANNOUNCED THAT A FIVE-DAY NATIONAL ANTI-AIDS CAM...

Coalition “ Antispin” announced that a five-day national anti-aids campaign is to start on December 1. The organizers said that 353 Bulgarians are registered as HIV positive.

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

FOREIGN MINISTER TO DISCUSS BILATERAL RELATIONS WITH GREECE IN ATHENS

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy will pay a two-day working visit to Greece on November 29 and November 30. Passy is scheduled to meet Greek President Konstandinos Stephanopoulos, Foreign Minister Yeoryios Papandreou and parliamentary speaker Apos

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

SHIPPING ON THE DANUBE IS TO BE RESTORED IN 2002 TO ITS LEVEL BEFORE N...

Shipping on the Danube is to be restored in 2002 to its level before NATO bombing in April 1999, France press announced. The stopping and subsequent decrease in the Danube navigation affected most of all the countries along the lower reaches of the river.

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

PM: SPANISH BUSINESSMEN MAY INVEST IN TOURISM

“Spanish businessmen may invest in the Bulgarian tourism,” Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said in his address to Bulgarian businessmen and intellectuals in Kurdzali. He visited the Bulgarian town on November 27.

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

ELECTRONIC MEDIA COUNCIL CHAIR ELECTED

Margarita Pesheva was elected chair of the Council on Electronic Media on November 27. Her opponent was Georgi Lozanov, seven members of the Council voted in favor of Pesheva's candidature.

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

CAMMEL LAIRD’S RECONSTRUCTION PLAN FOR VARNA SHIPYARD REJECTED

The Varna Court of Appeal turned down Varna shipyard`s reconstruction plan, prepared by the British shipbuilder Cammel Laird. The plan was rejected due to the British company's bad financial situation.

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

UNICREDITO SATISFIED WITH INVESTMENT IN BULBANK

The Italian Banking Group UniCredito gave positive assessment to the decision to purchase the Bulgarian Foreign Trade Bank Bulbank a year and two months ago and is fully satisfied with the achieved results, BBC announced. Roberto Nicastro, Supervisory Boa

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

RESEARCH PREDICTS 2001 NEGATIVE TRADE BALANCE TO REACH USD 1,9 B

Negative trade balance for 2001 will reach USD 1.9 B a report, presented by Stefan Uzunov, an expert of the Export Encouragement Center, envisages.

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

DATA SHOW BULGARIANS’ DEPOSITS IN SWISS BANKS INCREASE

Bulgarians rank fourth in the world in annual rise in the number of bank deposits in Switzerland, a report of Swissmoney, UK-based industry researchers, shows. A total of CHF 154,5 M have been transferred from Bulgaria to Switzerland in 2000.

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

PRESIDENT PETUR STOYANOV ACCEPTED THE ACCREDITIVE LETTERS OF ABDESALAM...

President Petur Stoyanov accepted the accreditive letters of Abdesalam Garbaui, Maroko ambassador, Mahdi Saleh al-Samarai, Iraq ambassador and Marta Ruedas, ambassador of the UN Development Program.

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

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
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