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VERHEUGEN DENIES ROMANIA, BULGARIA MAY BE IN FIRST WAVE OF NEW MEMBERS

AFX EU commissioner for enlargement Guenther Verheugen said Romania and Bulgaria will "definitely not" be among the countries joining the EU in the first wave of new members.

Views on BG | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

TRANSPORT MINISTER: RAILWAYS COMPANY RESTRUCTURING TOO FAST

“Bulgaria hurried with the restructuring of the State Railways Company when dividing it into two companies – for transportation and for infrastructure maintenance,” Minister of Transport and Telecommunications Plamen Petrov announced upon his return from

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

ALL ELECTRONIC MEDIA COUNCIL MEMBERS ELECTED

The Bulgarian President Stoyanov announced the members to be appointed from his quota in the Electronic Media Council. Georgi Lozanov, Stefan Dimitrov, Yuliana Toncheva and Toma Ivanov will be appointed from the President.

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

SIMEON II NATIONAL MOVEMENT TO BECOME PARTY ON DEC.1

The Simeon II National Movement (SIINM) will be registered as a party on December 1, 2001. According to Stanimir Ilchev, MP of the SIINM this is to be a party of the electoral type.

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PM: EC TO ALLOW POLITICAL ACCESSION OF BULGARIA AND ROMANIA

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said that the European Commission should allow to Romania and Bulgaria to be integrated “ politically” before their economic integration. He said that in his address to the prime ministers of the member states of t

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

LYUBEN DYLOV, JUNIOR ANNOUNCED HE WOULD RESIGN FROM HIS CHIEF POSITION...

Lyuben Dylov, Junior announced he would resign from his chief position in the civil movement “Gergyovden”, following the defeat of the candidate presidential couple Stoyanov-Kutskova. His resignation will be discussed at the National Conference of the mov

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

FIRST TEMPORARY US MILITARY BASE SET IN BURGAS

Six US aircraft are to be hosted by Burgas airport where the first American temporary base was set up in connection with the “Endurable Freedom” operation in Afghanistan. The six KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refueling aircraft will be based in the Bulgaria

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA SIGNED CYBERSPACE CRIME CONVENTION

Justice Minister Stankov signed the Convention on Crime in cyberspace at a ceremony in the Hungarian Parliament on November 23. The ceremony was part of the international conference on crime in cyberspace.

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

AIRPORTS PREPARED FOR US AIRCRAFT LANDING

The first US aircraft lands at the Burgas airport on November 23. “ The airport is technically prepares to receive the first US transport aircraft, according to Dimitur Kaloyanov, airport’s director.

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

SAXE-COBURG: I AM PROUD TO BE BULGARIAN PRIME MINISTER

Italian daily “Corriere della Sera” Q: The presidential elections on November 18 brought victory to the leader of the Socialist Party, that is the former Communist party.

Views on BG | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

SAXE-COBURG: I AM PROUD TO BE BULGARIAN PRIME MINISTER

The Italian daily “Corriere della Sera” published an interview with the Bulgarian Prime Minister on November 22. “I was thrilled that people elected me.

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE GOVERNMENT WILL TRY TO PAY 13TH SALARY AND 13TH PENSION, IN SPITE ...

The Government will try to pay 13th salary and 13th pension, in spite of the bad financial legacy, left from the previous government, Social Minister Lidia Shuleva said during the parliamentary control session. BGN 152 M are necessary for additional renum

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

HEALTH MINISTER BOZHIDAR FINKOV SAID DURING THE PARLIAMENTARY CONTROL ...

Health Minister Bozhidar Finkov said during the parliamentary control session that the prices of the Bulgarian medicines will go up with 3% to 9%.

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THREE CANDIDATE AUDITORS FOR STATE INSURANCE INSTITUTE

Three companies - “Deloitte & Touche”, “Bright Consult” and “KPMG” - have applied for participation in the competition for the evaluation and information memorandum of the Bulgarian State Insurance Institute (SII), the Privatization Agency (PA) announced.

Business | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

CONFEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS: SOCIAL DIALOGUE LACKS

The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria (CITUB) is to present a protest note to Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg, President Stoyanov and Parliament Speaker Gerdzhikov. The dialogue with the syndicates is formal, social dialogue does not exist,

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BIDS FOR COOPERATIVE BANK TO BE SUBMITTED TILL NOV. 23

The deadline for submitting bids for the state-owned 32,77% stake in the Bulgaria’s Central Cooperative Bank (CCB) expired on November 23, 2001 at 1500 GMT. The CCB stake is to be sold through a sealed bid tender, the Bank Consolidation Company, the Cabin

Business | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

ITALY, E.EUROPE VOW TO FIGHT ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

Reuters By Jane Barrett

Views on BG | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA AND OTHER CEI STATES TO FIGHT ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

Bulgaria, as member of the Central European Initiative vowed on November 23 to eliminate illegal immigration and work together to fight terrorism and organized crime. Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg led a Bulgarian delegation to the Central European Initiative

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PARLIAMENT VOTED ITS QUOTA IN MEDIA COUNCIL

Parliament voted Lilia Raicheva, Raicho Raikov, Vesselin Stoikov, Maria Stefanova and Margarita Pesheva to be members of the Council on Electronic Media from the Parliament’s quota. The opposition parties ‘Coalition for Bulgaria” and the United Democratic

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THIRD GSM LICENSE FEES GO DOWN

The initial licensing fees paid annually by GSM operators in Bulgaria will be reduced, the Cabinet decided on November 22. According to the changes to the tariffs of the State Telecommunications Commission the initial licensing fees go down from BGN 9 per

Business | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE CABINET APPROVED A DRAFT OF A FINANCING AGREEMENT BETWEEN BULGARIA...

The Cabinet approved a draft of a financing agreement between Bulgaria and the French Development Agency (AFD), under which Bulgaria is to receive grant aid of EUR 5 M for financing the construction work and the investigations necessary for construction o

Politics | November 23, 2001, Friday // 00:00
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