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BUSINESS IN BRIEF

ROSSEXIMBANK opened another office in Sofia, occupying the central office of the bankrupt Mineralbank. Rosseximbank`s total assets amount to BGN 132 M, of them BGN 36 M comprise its credit portfolio.

Business | July 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00

EURO PARLIAMENT CRITICISES BG PROGRESS TO EU

`Despite the record high 5.8% economic growth in 2000 Bulgaria is experiencing some difficulties in maintaining macroeconomic stability`, the commission on foreign affairs at the European parliament said in its latest report on Bulgaria`s progress to EU m

Politics | July 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00

CITIBANK RAISES TOTAL ASSETS TO BGN 200 M

The total assets of Citibank Bulgaria, part of Citigroup Corp., currently amount to BGN 200 M, Citibank managing director for Bulgaria Plamen Ilchev announced.

Business | July 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00

VOA: BULGARIA`S FORMER KING SIMEON II WILL BE COUNTRY`S NEXT PRIME MINISTER.

VOA: Bulgaria`s former King Simeon II will be country`s next prime minister.

Views on BG | July 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA BARS CITIZENS FROM LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Seven thousand Bulgarian citizens have been barred from leaving the country for one year for having violated the laws of the countries they had visited or for using invalid foreign-travel documents, Colonel Stoyan Zahariev from the National Police Service

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SIMEON: `I STAND BY MY WORD`

After his nomination as PM of Bulgaria was officially announced on Thursday, Simeon II commented on the interview he gave the Russian newspaper `Itogi`, saying that `everything was circulated out of context. Let us look at the deeds and in several years`

Views on BG | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

POLITICIANS SATISFIED BY KING`S NOMINATION AS PM

Bulgaria`s political forces are gratified by the nomination of Simeon Saxe-Coburg as prime minister-designate, BTA Press Agency announced. According to the leader of the Union of Democratic Forces and Deputy Floor Leader of the United Democratic Forces Ek

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

PROSECUTOR: WE`LL NOT INVESTIGATE PM KOSTOV

`Prosecutor’s Office did not start an investigation against Kostov`, Nikolai Markov, speker of the prosecutor`s office today. said.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BNB DEMANDS INDEPENDENCE FROM THE GOVERNMENT

`Amendments to some articles of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) Act are necessary to back up its greater independence from the new government`, said Svetoslav Gavriiski, governor of the Central Bank, after his meeting with outgoing PM Kostov yesterday.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

AUDIT OFFICE CHECKS THE PARLIAMENT

The Audit Office had made a total check-up of the activity of the parliamentary administration before the 38th National Assembly dissolved. The ascertainment protocol was submitted to the parliamentary speaker Professor Ognyan Gerdzhikov.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

HISTORY: THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD

February 8, 2001 - The Constitutional Court of Bulgaria ruled that the country`s former king, Simeon II, cannot run for president because he hasn`t resided in the country long enough. According to Bulgarian law, presidential candidates must have lived in

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CNN: FORMER KING TO BE BULGARIA PM

July 12, 2001 Posted: 0928 GMT SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Former King Simeon II has been named Bulgaria`s next prime minister.

Views on BG | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SIMEON II NAMED PRIME MINISTER OF BULGARIA

Simeon Saxe-Coburg was officially nominated Bulgaria`s Prime Minister on Thursday morning.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

POLITICS IN BRIEF

PARLIAMENT sat for 9 minutes yesterday to adopt the resignations of two MPs of the Coalition for Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad mayor Kiril Paskalev and financier Stoyan Alexandrov.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BUISNESS CENTRAL EUROPE: REALITY BITES

by Rob Whitford It wasn't quite a landslide, but it certainly caused an earthquake.

Views on BG | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT GREETS THE KING

European parliament greets the King Simeon’s movement and appreciates its commitment to eradicate corruption. This was noted in a regular report of the Europarliament on the progress of Bulgaria along the path to the EU accession, reported Deutsche Welle.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

KING TO MEET UDF LEADERS FOR NEGOTIATIONS

UDF deputy chairman and outgoing foreign minister Nadezhda Mihailova and Plamen Panayotov, king’s group leader in the parliament talked on the phone, despite the fact that both were on the premises. Leaders of the parliamentary groups of the UDF and NMS I

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SCOTSMAN.COM: SCIENTIST`S TAYSIDE VISIT TO OPEN DOORS IN BULGARIA

Ian Watson, Business Editor at Scotsman.com

Views on BG | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NEPF FINANCED 440 INVESTMENT PROJECTS

The National Environmental Protection Fund /NEPF/ financed 440 investment projects worth BGN 220 M in the past four years, outgoing Environment Minister Evdokia Maneva said in a report. Most of the funds were invested in the construction of waste treatmen

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NESEBAR TO SUE THE PRIVATIZATION AGENCY

The Mayor of Nesebar Nikolay Trifonov has filed a case against the Privatisation Agency /PA/ for offering for sale several buildings in Sunny Beach resort. These are two hotels, a restaurant and a laundry.

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

NOKIA COMMUNICATOR 9210 was presented officially in Hilton Sofia for the media and top level decision makers in Bulgaria. ***

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00
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