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UNICREDITO TO LAUNCH NEW OVERDRAFT SYSTEM*

Luigi Lovalio, acting chairman of Bulbank`s board of directors for Pari Daily - Unicredito is the second largest bank in Italy.

Views on BG | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CUSTOMS OFFICE CLOSES ACCOUNTS IN CIBANK

I will close all accounts of the customs offices in Cibank, declared yesterday Emil Dimitrov, chief of the `Customs` Agency. His predecessor on this post, Plamen Minev, who stepped down in October 2000 spoke in defense of the bank before the National Radi

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PAID HIGHER EDUCATION RESTORED

The paid education in the higher schools will be restored because the budget for education is narrow, said Minister of Education Vladimir Atanassov for Standart Daily. On the money only the bills for electricity, heating and wages can be paid.

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER ANNOUNCED START OF RADICAL REFORMS

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg announced first measures of the government to start radical economic reform program. It was done in a dramatical statement to the Bulgarian people, broadcasted by the National radio and television last nigh

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ADDRESS OF PRIME MINISTER SIMEON SAXE-COBURG

Broadcast on Bulgarian National Television and Bulgarian National Radio on August 19, 2001) Dear Compatriots,

Views on BG | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ECOLOGISTS DEMAND SKIING PROJECT STOPPED

Ecologists from 28 Bulgarian non-governmental organizations succeeded in stopping the construction of a new lift between the town of Bankso and the ski tracks in the nearby Pirin mountain. The decision of the Ministry of Environment to accept the ecologis

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

GORUBSO CHECKED UP BY EXPERT AUDITORS

An expert group formed by the five largest auditing companies start an independent audit at the GORUBSO-Madan on Monday, Deputy PM and Minister of Economy Nikolay Vassilev announced after meeting the owner of the mining company, the Russian-Turkish consor

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BGN 3.1 M FOR RENOVATIONS AT BELOIZVORSKI CEMENT

BGN 3.1 M will be invested in environment-oriented renovations at Beloizvorski Cement company by 2003, the Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

45% MORE GERMAN TOURISTS THIS YEAR

The Ministry of Economy expects a 20% increase in proceeds from tourism this summer, compared to the year-ago period. The contribution of tourism to the balance of payments will probably reach $810-850 million.

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

VRUSHKA CHOUKA CHECKPOINT REOPENED

The Serbian authorities reopened the Vrushka Chouka border crossing to two-way traffic at midnight Friday to Saturday. The unilateral ban on the passage of trucks, buses and vans via Vrushka Chouka as well as Oltomantsi and Strezimirovtsi lasted two days

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

DOBRUDJA WITH LOWER YIELD IN 2001

`Some 60% of the fields under maize in Dobrudja (North-eastern Bulgaria), known as Bulgaria`s breadbasket, will produce no harvest, while 25% will yield between 500 and 1,000 kg/ha`, Dimiter Katrandjiev, Chairman of the Union of Grain Farmers in Bulgaria,

Business | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SOCIALISTS WITH NO PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION

`Socialists are not likely to have their own candidate at the upcoming presidential elections`, Socialist Party leader Georgi Purvanov stated before the regular meeting of the Executive Board of the Party`s Supreme Council. He also specified that the part

Politics | August 20, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PRISONERS PROTEST ON THE ROOF IN SOFIA CENTRAL

24 prisoners from the Sofia Central Prison climbed on the roof of its building. They hang signs saying `This is not mutiny, this is a protest` and `We want the media`.

Politics | August 19, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

NEW CHECKPOINTS AT MACEDONIAN BORDER SOON

Iinvestments in the infrastructure can bring lasting peace in the Balkans, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy said ater meeting here with Macedonian Foreign Minister Ilinka Mitreva in Sofia. Passy added he hopes that `the political will expressed b

Politics | August 19, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

ONE SENTENCE WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

August 20 - 26, 2001 ARIES

Views on BG | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

THE RUSSIAN DEBT NEGOTIATED AS EARLY AS SEPTEMBER

Russia starts negotiations on paying off her debt to Bulgaria, the Russian newspaper `Vedomosti` wrote. Russia is to negotiate with creditors outside the London and Paris clubs whom she owes liabilities inherited by the USSR.

Business | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BGN 1.9 FOR USD 1 BY THE END OF YEAR PREDICTED

The exchange rates BGN/US dollar will be down to some 1.9 levs by the New Year, said for Standart daily Bisser Manolov, the Bulbank`s chief dealer on the grounds of the fact that from January 1, 2002, the euro pegged Bulgarian lev will become equal to the

Business | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

SUPERMAN ARRIVES IN BULGARIA TO SHOOT ONCE AGAIN

Dean Cain arrives for a second time in Bulgaria today. The actor who gained popularity with his part in `Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman` arrives for the shooting of `The Dragon`.

Society | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

CELTIC`S PETROV BACK TO BULGARIAN NATIONAL TEAM

Bulgarian coach Stoicho Mladenov included Celtic`s Stilian Petrov, who has recovered from a broken leg, when he named 13 foreign-based players on Friday for World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Denmark next month. `His condition is very good, he has pla

Sports | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

GALATASARAY FANS DENIED BULGARIAN VISAS

At least 400 fans of Galatasaray will not have a chance to cheer up their favorite team during the return game with Levski in Sofia, that will be played on Wednesday at the `Georgi Asparouhov` stadium. The reason is that the fans want to arrange their tri

Sports | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO BE CAREFUL PROVIDING AID TO MACEDONIA

Defence Minister Nikolay Svinarov told reporters that Bulgaria had not been asked to provide military aid to the Republic of Macedonia. He added that the Bulgarian government was prepared to discuss this issue during the 18 August visit of Macedonian Fore

Politics | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00
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