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CHASSARD TO BE QUESTIONED FOR VISA AFFAIRE

Former French ambassador to Sofia Dominique Chassard will be questioned in Strasbourg, France as a witness on the case of illegal visa issuing in the consulate two years ago, private bTV announced, quoting UK daily Guardian. According to reports Bulgarian

Politics | August 28, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN COMPANIES MAY SUPPLY THE NATO TROOPS

Hans Joerg Eiff, NATO ambassador to Macedonia and Alexander Yordanov, the Bulgarian ambassador there met to discuss the possible supply and logistics of the NATO troops in Macedonia and Kossovo by Bulgarian companies. The two ambassadors talked about the

Politics | August 28, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

ELEVEN EMBASSIES INVESTIGATED FOR FRENCH VISA SCAM

The Guardian, London The French foreign ministry confirmed yesterday that corruption investigations were being conducted at eight of its embassies, after it emerged that the consulate in Sofia had sold tens of thousands of French visas to Bulgarian prost

Views on BG | August 28, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT TO VISIT BULGARIA SEPTEMBER 4

Leonid Kuchma arrives at a two-day official visit of Bulgaria at the invitation of President Peter Stoyanov on September 4. Kuchma will meet President Stoyanov, Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg Foreign Minister Solomon Passy, National Assembly Chairman O

Politics | August 28, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

Bulgaria`s ministry of Defense has started talks with the European EADS consortium for the establishment of a joint venture with the Terem military works. The Plovdiv-based facility could be used for the repair and upgrade to NATO standards of up to 40 fi

Business | August 28, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

THE FRANCOPHONES SUPPORT BULGARIA’S SC UN BID

The International Francophone organization will support Bulgaria’s bid for non-permanent UN Security Council membership, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, La Francophonie Secretary General said in Sofia. The former UN secretary General Boutros Ghali met President St

Politics | August 28, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

COMMERCIAL BANKS WITH DAMAGES OF BGN 73.7 M

The State Agency for Internal Financial Control /AIFC/ established the commercial companies and budget structures incurred BGN 73.7 M financial damages, for the first seven months of 2001.

Business | August 28, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FOREIGN EXPERTS MAY RUN STATE TELECOM

International team may manage the Bulgarian Telecommunication Company (BTC) in case that the company is not soon privatised.`, Plamen Petrov, Transport and Communications Minister said, quoted by Standart Daily.

Business | August 28, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

PM MEETS EC PRESIDENT AND KING ALBERT SEPTEMBER 12

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will meet George Robertson, Secretary General of NATO and Belgium’s king Albert II in Brussels. The visit in Brussels, starting on September 12 and finishing on September 14 will be the first official one abroad of

Politics | August 28, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

ARMY FEARS SLIDE TO WAR IN MACEDONIA

The Sunday Times FEARS were growing last night that the British-led mission to disarm the Albanian rebels in Macedonia will end in failure, leaving the country facing civil war and eventual partition along ethnic lines.

Views on BG | August 28, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

US CONGRESS SUPPORTS BULGARIA`S WAY TO NATO

The majority in the US Congress supports Bulgaria`s candidacy for NATO membership. Chances are that next year Bulgaria is invited to join the pact although there is much to be done yet, said John McCain, a US senator John McCain /R/ after Petar Stoyanov a

Politics | August 27, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SUNDAY TIMES: WAR REFUGEES MAY MOVE TO BULGARIA

The war in Macedonia will become worse and that will result in a lot of refugees to Bulgaria, British Sunday Times predicts this weekend. It will be difficult for NATO to manage the situation in Macedonia and that is why the newspaper says a wave of Maced

Politics | August 27, 2001, Monday // 00:00

NMS II BECOMES A PARTY TILL THE END OF 2001

National Movement Simeon II will become a party till the end of the year the Chairman of the Parliament Professor Ognyan Gerjikov said at a news conference in Burgas, the regional InfoRadio announced. He also said that the most important and urgent laws t

Politics | August 27, 2001, Monday // 00:00

33 KG HEROIN SEIZED AT KAPITAN ANDREEVO

The custom`s officers seized 33.120 kg heroin valued at 2,980,800 leva at the Bulgarian – Turkish border.

Business | August 27, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA RENEWS TIES WITH ARAB WORLD

The Times of India Bulgaria took a first step towards improving links with the Arab world this weekend as Jordan’s King Abdullah II wrapped up an official visit.

Views on BG | August 27, 2001, Monday // 00:00

STOYAN GANEV TO OBSERVE PM ADVISERS

The director of the Prime-Minister`s Cabinet Stoyan Ganev will observe the Foreign Policy and Euro Atlantic Integration consultative councils that will be established in the PM, wrote Standart Daily. The director of the PM`s cabinet will also keep the aut

Politics | August 27, 2001, Monday // 00:00

LESS PROFIT IN THE BANKING SECTOR TILL AUGUST 2001

BGN 229.93 M is the net profit of the banking sector for the first seven months which is with BGN 9.

Business | August 27, 2001, Monday // 00:00

150 000 TOURISTS ON HOLIDAY IN ALBENA SO FAR

150,000 foreigners have already had their vacation in Albena this summer. This number is impressive compared to a total of 120,000 tourists in the 2001 season.

Business | August 27, 2001, Monday // 00:00

400 000 INSURED ON MINIMAL SALARY

400,000 employed are insured on the basis of minimal salary, Lidia Shuleva, deputy prime minister and social minister said for the National Radio. According to her the allegations that there is no labor market in Bulgaria are ungrounded.

Politics | August 27, 2001, Monday // 00:00

TWO NEW CANDIDATES FOR GORNA ARDA PROJECT

Two large Turkish companies expressed interest in the construction of the Gorna Arda, hydro-electric power project, Nikolay Vassilev, Deputy Minister and Minister of economy said without giving further details during his three-day visit in Turkey. Vassile

Business | August 27, 2001, Monday // 00:00

MOBILTEL PRICES DOWN BECAUSE OF GLOBUL

At least 10% reduction of the service tariffs considers the management of the Bulgarian GSM-operator - `MobilTel` from early-September. The reasons for that are the emergence of the new GSM operator `Globul` on the market and the marketing strategy of the

Business | August 27, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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