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IN BULGARIA, INGENIOUS COUNTERFEITERS STAY ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE LAW

By WILLIAM J. KOLE

Views on BG | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

OVER BGN 50 M EARMARKED FOR ALTERNATIVE AGRICULTURE

More than BGN 50 M will be released for developing of alternative agriculture in the Rhodope Mountain under a Program for Alternative Agriculture Development. The farmers in the region are to apply for the funding at the district units of Agriculture Fund

Business | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

THE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND BUDGET POLICY WILL BE THE MAIN ACCENTS IN THE...

The economic, social and budget policy will be the main accents in the Parliament's autumn session, Ekaterina Mihailova, deputy chair of the rightist Union of Democratic Forces said for the National Radio. She declared that the United Democratic Forces wi

Politics | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

THREE MAIN EU AID PROGRAMS CURRENTLY UNDERWAY

Three main programs are currently being implemented in Bulgaria as part of the pre-accession aid Bulgaria receives from the European Union, Deputy Prime Minister and Regional Development Minister Paskalev told private national TV channel bTV. Among them a

Business | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

YOUNG GIRLS SAVE TWO FROM DROWNING

By Hector Gutierrez and Vladimir Kovalev Rocky Mountain News

Views on BG | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

SOME SIXTY COMPANIES TAKE PART IN AN EXHIBITION-BAZAAR ENTITLED "EVERY...

Some sixty companies take part in an exhibition-bazaar entitled "Everything for the pupil", located at the National Palace of Culture. An exchange for second-hand textbooks is also organized in the framework of the event, which will close on September 15.

Politics | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

NOAH'S ARC MAY BE KEY FOR CULTURE TOURISM IN BULGARIA

The construction of a replica of Noah's arc in Bulgaria could bring at least 500,000 tourists more to this small Balkan country. Up to USD 1 B increase in revenues from tourism in 2003 with a tendency for further rise in the coming years is also possible.

Views on BG | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

HEADS OF MULTI-NATIONAL CORPORATIONS ARE TO MEET POLITICAL LEADERS AT ...

Heads of multi-national corporations are to meet political leaders at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg on Sunday. They are to discuss how businesses can help achieve the goals of reducing poverty and using the earth's resources

World | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FOUR PALESTINIANS HAVE BEEN SHOT DEAD BY ISRAELI SOLDIERS NEAR HEBRON ...

Four Palestinians have been shot dead by Israeli soldiers near Hebron in the West Bank. They were killed in the early hours of Sunday close to the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba.

World | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

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Society | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

GREECE'S AMBASSADOR RAISED BGN 10,000 FOR SICK CHILDREN

Some BGN 10,000 for sick children were raised at a fund-raising ball, initiated and hosted by Greece's Ambassador to Bulgaria Michalis Christidis. Among the guests - about 100 - were ambassadors to Bulgaria, businessmen, Piritta Sorsa, Resident Representa

Society | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

EU ACCESSION DATE REPORTEDLY NOT ON COPENHAGEN AGENDA

Setting date of EU accession for Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey will not be on the agenda of the upcoming European Union summit in Copenhagen, December, despite the pressure from these countries. That was reported by the Bulgarian News Agency, citing ITAR-T

Politics | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

WHO CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL ADOPTED

Eight countries from Southeaster Europe, including Bulgaria, adopted almost fully the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO). This was announced by Deputy Health Minister Slavcho Bogoev after the end of th

Business | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

A MAN ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF PLANNING TO HIJACK A PASSENGER JET IN S...

A man arrested on suspicion of planning to hijack a passenger jet in Sweden had received flying lessons in the United States, officials say. Kerim Chatty, 29, who faces further questioning on Sunday, was arrested three days ago after a gun was discovered

World | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

INLAND CUSTOMS SQUADS START CHECKS

Five inland customs squads started their checks for illegal imports September 1. The mobile squads have been trained by the British company Crown Agents, hired to conduct reforms in the Bulgarian customs system.

Politics | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

PRESIDENT ALSO SHOULD BE HELD RESPONSIBLE, SOFIA MAYOR SAYS

The President should share the responsibility of the government, Sofia mayor Stefan Sofianski said upon his return from Berlin. His comment was prompted by the sharply critical speech President Parvanov made on Friday.

Politics | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

APOLLONIA 2002 EDITION BASKS IN DIVERSITY OF EVENTS

Jazz, pop and classical music concerts, exhibitions, book promotions, theatre and fashion performances feature on the agenda of 2002 edition of Apollonia Art Festival. It will run in the Black sea town of Sozopol until September 8.

Society | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

LIBYAN AMBASSADOR: MEDICS TRIAL WILL BE UNBIASED

The trial against the six Bulgarian medical workers will proceed in an objective manner, Libyan Ambassador to Bulgaria Farag Gibril said. The case is gathering momentum and no factor can influence the court, he underlined.

Politics | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

7-MO CUSTOMS REVENUES TOTALLED BGN 1,4 BLN

Customs revenues for the first seven months of this year totalled more than BGN 1,4 BLN. The revenues from customs duties and fees met the end-year target envisaged in budget 2002 - BGN 100 M - with more than BGN 103 M already collected by the customs adm

Business | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

PEOPLE FROM ACROSS THE UK MARKED SATURDAY'S FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE D...

People from across the UK marked Saturday's fifth anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. Overnight, a small group of people kept a vigil outside Kensington Palace, Diana's former London home, and many more turn up to pay their respects duri

World | August 31, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

UP TO NINE MEMBERS MAY JOIN NATO, SECRETARY GENERAL SAY

The upcoming NATO summit in Prague will turn into a guarantee that the Alliance will enter 2003 with much greater potential for dealing with future challenges, NATO Secretary General George Robertson said in Brussels, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radi

Views on BG | August 31, 2002, Saturday // 00:00
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