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UNDERGROUND PARKING LOT OPENED IN SOFIA CENTER

Mayor Sofianski and the Chief Sofia Architect Stoyan Yanev opened an underground parking lot with an official ceremony in the Sofia center. It will be situated between boulevards `Todor Alexandrov` and `Maria Luiza` and `Washington` street.

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

AFGHAN EMBASSY TO BULGARIA RECEIVED THREATS

The Afghanistan Embassy to Bulgaria, representing the government of President Burhanuddin Rabbani, received threats and letters in the last few days in connection with the terror acts in the United States. The Embassy announced that in a fax addressed to

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SPANISH PM APPEALS FOR ANTI TERRORISM COALITION

The Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar met during his brief visit to Bulgaria Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg. The Spanish Prime Minister appealed for broad international coalition against terrorism.

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SIMEON WITH PRESIDENT CANDIDATE SHORTLY

The National Movement Simeon II will announce its candidate for President very soon, Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg announced, quoted by Darik radio. To a question concerning the recent news that he might apply for President, Saxe-Coburg answered: ` Probably

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CORINTHIA GROUP REPORTED TO ACQUIRE SHERATON

The Malta `Corinthia Group` is to acquire the luxury hotel `Sheraton Sofia Balkan,` Trud Daily wrote. It was announced a week ago that the majority owner Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co.

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

UNLIKELY TO MAKE BOMBS WITH SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL *

Russian news agency Interfax Terrorists are not likely to operate technologies of making A-bombs from used nuclear fuel, Vitaliy Nasonov, deputy head of the Russian Atomic Energy Ministry`s press service told Interfax today.

Views on BG | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE BULGARIAN ARMY HAS A NEW TRAINING CENTER

A new computer-training center was opened in the General Staff of the Bulgarian army building on September 17. Bulgarian army officers will be trained to use the information systems of the Defense Ministry.

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PM: NO CONCRETE THREAT FOR BULGARIA

`There is no concrete threat for Bulgaria after the US terrorist attacks,` Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg told journalists. There is nothing worrying at the moment and panics should not be created with ungrounded information, he also commented.

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

AZNAR PREPARES THE GROUND FOR HIS EUROPEAN MANDATE

Abstract from El Mundo (Spain) Spanish prime minister Jose Maria Aznar began a 24 hour tour of Turkey and Bulgaria on September 16 despite the international tension of recent days in order to prepare for Spain`s presidency of Europe in the next half-year

Views on BG | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SOFIA HOLIDAY NOTED WITH AN OFFICIAL CEREMONY

Sofia`s Municipality Council had an official meeting on the occasion of the Bulgarian capital holiday. The meeting started with one-minute silence in honor of the innocent victims in the US.

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CHANGES IN BANKS MANAGEMENT TO TAKE PLACE

It is most probable that the Deputy Economy Minister Sofia Kassidova, will inherit Petur Zhotev as the consolidation company CEO, Standart Daily wrote. It is not yet clear whether the Deputy Director of the Bulgarian National Bank, Emilia Milanova, will r

Business | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SCHOOL YEAR OPENS WITH SCHOOLS ON STRIKE

Eight schools and three kindergardens in Russe are on strike because of unpaid salaries. 4000 pupils were not let in their schools because of that.

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIAN COMPANIES TO MEMBER BIBA

`The Bulgarian Investment Business Association /BIBA/ will open for Bulgarian companies which observe the international standards,` Nikolay Babev, Executive Director of the Association said. The decision was taken at an extraordinary session of the Board

Business | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

GERGYOVDEN AND VMRO PROPOSE BALKAN SUMMIT SET UP

Bulgaria should initiate a Balkan summit that will determine the regional common politics on the struggle against terrorism, the leaders of Gergyovden and VMRO said that at a press conference on September 16 . According to Gergyovden-VMRO, the forum of th

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

DRAFT ON BUILDING SOCIETIES SIGNED

DSK State Saving Bank and the Bavarian Building Society drafted a joint bill. `The aim of the bill is to invigorate the building societies in Bulgaria,` said Helmut Straubinger, Senior Vice President of the Bavarian Building Society.

Business | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BREACHES IN THE HEALTH INSURANCE FUND DETECTED

The Parliament committee on Health Policy checks in details the National Health Insurance Fund /NHIF/. A working group checks the report on the execution of NHIF`s budget for 2000.

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

DEPOSITS FOR CANDIDATE PRESIDENTS INCREASED

The deposit required for participation in presidential elections is raised from BGN250 to BGN 5,000, the Parliament voted. The new requirement is part of the changes in the President and Vice President Election Act.

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

FORMER PM TRIAL STARTS NOVEMBER 14

The case on the murder of former Prime Minister Andrey Lukanov is to be heard in Court on November 14. Five people were charged with the murder of Lukanov: the Ukrainians Alexey Kichatov and Alexander Roussov, the construction entrepreneur Angel Vassilev,

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

FOUR KILLED IN MIDNIGHT GANGSTERS` WAR

Four people were killed midnight Sunday in a gangster war in Sofia and neighboring village Ivanyane, next to Bankya. A couple were killed in Krasna Polyana district in the city – Leonid (40) and Albena (28) and their two children were witnesses of the mur

Politics | September 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SECOND GSM WITH NO SUBSCRIPTION FEES

The subscibers of Bulgaria`s second GSM operator, GloBul, will pay no monthly fees by New Year, said Radina Ralcheva, of the company`s PR department. Today Cosmo Bulgaria Mobile launches activities in Sofia, Plovdiv, Burgas and Varna.

Business | September 16, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

The state Telecommunications Commission revoked the project submitted by the Bulgarian Telecommunication Company on raising the analogue service tariffs by 6.3%, and 20% up for a single pulse.

Business | September 16, 2001, Sunday // 00:00
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