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BULGARIA QUALIFIES FOR VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Bulgarian national women`s volleyball team qualified for the 2002 world championships in Germany, defeating Croatia 3-0 in the third and last match of the qualification tournament in Dubrovnik. `The important thing is that we are the only federation p

Sports | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

US EMBASSY IN SOFIA TEMPORARILY CLOSED

The American Embassy to Bulgaria will be temporarily closed in connection with a campaign, launched by the US government for information of American citizens what security measures to take when they are abroad. The Government campaign is taking place from

Politics | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT DECIDED ON PM`S FORMER GUARD

The government unanimously decided to propose to President Petar Stoyanov to decree the appointment of Boyko Borissov for Chief secretary of the Interior Ministry. During the debate that preceded the vote, the Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme raised the

Politics | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

WHO IS WHO: STANISLAV DASKALOV

The new Bulgarian representative to the EU Stanislav Daskalov, was born in 1952. Daskalov is a graduate of the Moscow Institute of International Economic Relations.

Views on BG | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

GORUBSO WORKERS BLOCKADE AGAIN

The protesting former workers of the mining company Gorubso blocked again the Smolyan - Madan road, Dnevnik Daily wrote. The blockade will last till the salaries of the protestors are paid.

Business | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIA APPOINTS NEW AMBASSADOR TO EU

Bulgaria`s new representative to the EU in Brussels is Stanislav Daskalov, President Peter Stoyanov decreed. Daskalov is a former minister of foreign affairs from the government of professor Berov and deputy minister of trade from in the governments of Di

Politics | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

Finance Minister Milen Velchev met the Lehman Bros and Eurasia Group to familiarize the group with the government intentions for foreign investments attraction and planned changes in the fiscal policy. A joint project on establishing a stability index Leh

Business | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

TRAFFIC CONTROL TIGHTENS

The traffic control will be tightened, higher fines for violations will be introduced and road accident regulations will be amended Vassil Vassilev, Director of the National Police Service Directorate (NPSD) said after a meeting at the Ministry of Interio

Politics | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

NEW LAWS LAUNCHED BY JUSTICE MINISTRY

A team of experts from the Justice Ministry will prepare and propose new laws, concerning the activities of lawyers and notaries. A new Penal Code, a new Code of Criminal Procedure and an Execution of Punishments Bill are expected to be prepared as a harm

Politics | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

NEW TV OWNER MAY BUY VARNA SHIPYARD

The Greek Kiriaku Holding Group, owner of the Bulgarian New Television may purchase the Varna shipyard. Minos Kiriaku, the holding`s boss visited the plant yesterday and said that the Greek offer will be submitted soon to the government.

Business | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BIA PROPOSES CHANGES IN TAX LAWS

The Bulgarian Industrial Association suggested that reinvestment should include instalments on loan borrowed for investment, Dikran Tebeyan, Vice President of the Bulgarian Industrial Association said. The zero profit tax should also apply to self-employe

Business | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BUSINESS ETHICS: TOP ISSUE FOR THE GOVERNMENT NOW

Local and international business will meet next Monday Bulgarian government and officials from the presidency and the parliament to demand more transparency, ethics and clear rules, Maxim Behar, Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum chairman said. It will be t

Politics | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

NUCLEAR PLANT WITH AN OFFSHORE CONTRACT

Yordan Yordanov, head of Bulgaria`s Nuclear Power Plant, has prolonged a contract with the offshore `Energy Invest` company on the transportation of the waste nuclear fuel, Standart Daily announced. It took place on July 11, 2001, at Kozloduy behind the b

Business | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

NO BUSINESS BOARDS FOR CIVIL SERVANTS

All the employees from the Economy Ministry, taking part in boards of directors will be replaced, and the new state representatives in the boards of the ventures are to be selected by competitions, Milen Keremedchiev, chief secretary of the ministry said.

Business | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIA WON`T BUY US PLANES

The Associated Press Bulgaria has scrapped plans to replace some of its Russian-made military aircraft with U.

Views on BG | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

IRON CURTAIN NO AWAY-DAY SPECIAL

BY GLENN GIBBONS The Scotsman - United Kingdom

Views on BG | August 29, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

GABROVSKY WON THE POITOU CHARENTES1ST ROUND

Ivailo Gabrovsky, Bulgarian professional bicyclist won the first round of the Poitou Charentes tour in France. He left behind the German Jens Foigt.

Sports | August 29, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NCRT MEMBER LEAVES TO FACILITATE NEW BODY CHOICE

Alexander Tomov, former acting chairman of the National Council on Radio and Television (NCRT) resigned from the organization with `deep conviction that the other members of the Council should do the same so as to facilitate the choice of a new regulatory

Politics | August 29, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

The Privatization Agency will sell 75% of the capital of the steel-concrete construction manufacturer in Svishtov. The initial bid is BGN 2.

Business | August 29, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO BE ACCENT OF THE 5TH SE ECONOMIC FORUM

The economic program of the cabinet will be presented in details at the two-day long Fifth Economic Forum for Southeast Europe that will start on October 15 in Sofia, George Tabakov, Chairman of the Forum said. Members of the Cabinet, municipality represe

Business | August 29, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

80 TONS TIMBER EXPORTED TO GREECE

More than 80 tons timber were exported through the Svilengrad customs, that manages a substantial amount of Bulgaria’s trade with Turkey and Greece. Only about 4,300 of these were exported to Turkey and the reason for that small quantity is considered to

Business | August 29, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00
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