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PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG CONGRATULATED ON THE PHONE SPAIN’S KING JUA...

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg congratulated on the phone Spain’s King Juan Carlos on his birthday, which was on January 5. On January 6, the wife of the Prime Minister had a birthday.

Politics | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT FINANCED BY DENMARK TO START VERY SOON

A project, aiming at reducing the damaging emissions in the atmosphere, under a special programme of the Danish Environment Agency for assistance to Central and Eastern Europe is expected to be launched very soon. Special equipment for that purpose was p

Business | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

AN AGREEMENT FOR THE PARTICIPATION OF BULGARIA IN THE INTERNATIONAL GA...

An agreement for the participation of Bulgaria in the International Gardening Exhibition “IGA” in 2003 in the German town Rostock was signed in Sofia by the Deputy Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry Boiko Boev, Andriyana Sukova-Tosheva and Franz Josef

Politics | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

EU CHIEF NEGOTIATOR CLAIMS BG MAY COMPLETE EU NEGOTIATIONS IN 2003

Bulgaria has chances to complete the negotiations for European Accession in 2003, if th negotiations keep up the present pace, Meglena Kuneva , Chief Negotiator with EU and Deputy Foreign Minister said. “There is no discrimination towards Bulgaria,” Dimit

Politics | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

NAVIGATION ON THE DANUBE REMAINS DIFFICULT

The vessels on the Danube continue to navigate under extremely bad circumstances. 50% of the Danube near the Bulgarian city Russe is frozen, near Silistra – 70%, data of the Agency for the study and maintenance of the river shows.

Politics | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

BULGARIA MARKED ST. JORDAN’S DAY

Traditionally, at St. Jordan’s Day all units of the Bulgarian army mark with official ceremonies the Christian Orthodox holiday.

Politics | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

CNN ANCHOR SECOND AFTER PM “PERSONALITY OF 2001” AT NOVINITE.COM

Ralitsa Vassileva, anchor of "World News" for CNN International (CNNI) was rated second after Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg in the poll of novinite.com “Personality of 2001.

Politics | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

TEHRAN, SOFIA READY TO PROMOTE TIES

Tehran Times Tehran, Sofia Ready to Promote Ties

Views on BG | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

PM:FRENCH AND SPANISH BUSINESSMEN INTERESTED IN BULGARTABAC

French and Spanish businessmen show interest in Bulgartabac,Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg told governmental reporters. The Spanish company 'Telephonica', however, has decided not to buy the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC).

Business | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

ITALIAN FOREIGN MINISTER RENATO RUGGIERO HAS RESIGNED AFTER A DISAGREE...

Italian Foreign Minister Renato Ruggiero has resigned after a disagreement with other cabinet members over the government's unenthusiastic reception of the new euro currency.

World | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

RESEARCHERS IN JAPAN SAY THEY HAVE SUCCEEDED IN GROWING THE WORLD'S FI...

Researchers in Japan say they have succeeded in growing the world's first artificial eyeball. The scientists at Tokyo University have been experimenting with tadpoles in an effort to develop treatments for the blind.

World | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

A REGIONAL SUMMIT OF SOUTH ASIAN LEADERS HAS ENDED IN NEPAL, WITH NO S...

A regional summit of South Asian leaders has ended in Nepal, with no sign of any breakthrough in the tense military stand-off between India and Pakistan. Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee shook hands with President Pervez Musharraf for a second t

World | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER TO MEET EU AND NATO AMBASSADORS IN IRAN

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy who is on a three-day official visit to Iran is expected to meet the EU and NATO ambassadors in Teheran. The Bulgarian Foreign Minister is scheduled to meet other Iranian officials.

Politics | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

CAMERAS TO BE INSTALLED AT SOFIA AIRPORT TO PREVENT THEFTS

One hundred cameras will be installed in the cargo zone of the Sofia Airport by January 15. “That measure is prompted by the large-scale thefts of shipments from aircraft,” is written in a report of Plamen Petrov, Transport Minister to the management of t

Business | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

NEW BANK TO OPEN DOORS BEFORE THE SECOND HALF OF 2002

The Bulgarian National Bank granted full bank licence in the end of 2001 to a new bank that will work under the name “Hipoferainsbank” - Bulgaria. BGN 29 M will be he capital of the bank upon its establishment and its balance sum will be BGN 240 M.

Business | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

CHANGE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF BULGARIAN TELECOMMUNICATION COMPAN...

Change of the Executive Director of Bulgarian Telecommunication Company BTC Ivan Spassov may take place, governmental sources reported.

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

GREEK PRIME MINISTER COSTAS SIMITIS IS EXPECTED TO PAY OFFICIAL VISIT ...

Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis is expected to pay official visit to Bulgaria at the end of January.

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

PRESIDENT-ELECT PLANS TO VISIT MOSCOW AFTER HIS INAUGURATION

The visit of Georgi Parvavov after his inauguration as Bulgarian President to Moscow is being planned. It is expected that Foreign Minister Passy will arrange the visit after he speaks with Russian officials in Moscow this month.

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BY FEBRUARY THE MINISTERS WILL REPORT ON THEIR WORK

The ministers are expected to report on the work that they have done so far by February, according to Sevdalin Mavrov, Chief Secretary of the Council of Ministers. He clarified that in the beginning of next month, each minister will report to what extent

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

THE LONG-DISTANCE TELEPHONE COMPANY AT&T WILL SET ASIDE $1BN TO PAY FO...

The long-distance telephone company AT&T will set aside $1bn to pay for 10,000 job cuts this year. The company, whose cable television operations are due to be sold to Comcast, said tough competition and a weak economy had forced it to slash costs.

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

THE ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER SAYS HIS GOVERNMENT IS COMMITTED TO THE EU,...

The Italian Prime Minister says his government is committed to the EU, after several ministers are criticised for their negative attitudes.

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00
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