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EBRD TO ALLOT EUR 2,5 B FOR INVESTMENT PROJECTS

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) plans to allot EUR 2,5 B for investment projects in Bulgaria during the coming couple of years. That was announced by Elisabetta Falcetti, Senior Economist at EBRD in the framework of the interna

Business | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

STIGLITZ CALLS ECONOMIC GROWTH IN BULGARIA “DISAPPOINTING”

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize holder for Economics in 2001 arrived on a three-day visit to Bulgaria on Monday. He was chosen for advisor of President Parvanov in the beginning of the year.

Business | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

AGRARIAN UNION WANTS MISSILES DEBATES BACK TO PARLIAMENT

The Bulgarian Agrarian People’s Union will demand the debates on the demolition of the SS-23 missiles, Scud and Frog to be brought back to Parliament. That was announced by Monyo Hrostov, MP from the union at a news conference in Stara Zagora.

Politics | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

GOVERNORS PROTEST AGAINST CLOSURE OF CENTRAL BANK BRANCH IN BURGAS

Burgas governors, MPs from the rightist United Democratic Forces and the leftist Bulgarian Socialist Party blocked for a while at noon a central street in the Black Sea city as a sign of protest against the decision the central bank to close its regional

Business | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIAN LAWYER OF MEDICS IN LIBYA ALLOWED TO REPRESENT THEM

The Arraignment Chamber that convened in Benghazi on Monday to proceed with the case, in which six Bulgarian medics are charged with intentionally infecting 393 Libyan children with the HIV virus at a local hospital in 1998, postponed again its decision,

Politics | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

GROSS FOREIGN DEBT DOWN USD 217,1 M JAN-MAY

Bulgaria’s gross foreign debt fell by USD 217, 1 M from January to May. In the end of May, the debt amounted to USD 10,408 B, the Bulgarian National Bank announced.

Views on BG | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

PROMINENT BRITISH ANALYSTS SAY PRELIMINARY ELECTIONS ARE POSSIBLE

The forecasts of the London “Economist Intelligence Unit” do not exclude preliminary elections in Bulgaria, Laza Kekic, Director for Central and Eastern Europe with the institute said. According to the expert the biggest risk that the Bulgarian government

Politics | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION CHAIRMAN HARVEY PITT, UNDER HEAVY F...

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Harvey Pitt, under heavy fire as a wave of corporate scandals breaks, said on Sunday there was no need to release the files on a 1991 probe of President Bush's stock sales. Appearing on two television talk shows

World | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

UNEMPLOYMENT IS A BIG PROBLEM IN BULGARIA, EC OFFICIAL SAYS

Unemployment is still very high in Bulgaria and the labor market does not work properly, Martin Hallett from the directorate-general for Economic and Financial Affairs with the European Commission said in his address to the participants in the internation

Business | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA’S ENVIRONMENT MINISTER DOLORES ARSENOVA IS IN VIENNA WHERE SH...

Bulgaria’s Environment Minister Dolores Arsenova is in Vienna where she will seek funding for five environmental projects.

Politics | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

POLICE CARS WITH SPECIALLY INSTALLED VIDEO CAMERAS WILL OBSERVE FOR VI...

Police cars with specially installed video cameras will observe for violations by the Sofia vehicles, starting from Monday. The police cars will drive around the capital during the rush hours and will film the traffic.

Politics | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA’S EU, NATO BID TOPS AGENDA OF FM IN MILAN

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Passy pays an official visit to Milan today. The visit begins with a visit to the Municipal Council of the Lombardia region, a center of which is Milan.

Politics | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

TURKISH PREMIER BULENT ECEVIT, FACED WITH THE PROSPECT OF EARLY POLLS ...

Turkish premier Bulent Ecevit, faced with the prospect of early polls amid a political crisis, said Monday he may step down from office before his three-party government loses its ruling majority. The ailing premier told Milliyet newspaper the possible de

World | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

BUSH CALLS FOR NATO EXPANSION AND REVAMP

Jang Group WASHINGTON: US President George W Bush said Friday that NATO must shift its focus from containing Russia to battling terrorism, and he renewed his conditional support for adding new members to the alliance.

Views on BG | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

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Views on BG | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

ARRAIGNMENT CHAMBER CONVENES IN BENGHAZI TO PROCEED WITH MEDICS CASE

The Arraignment Chamber in Libya is to convene in Benghazi on Monday, July 15 to proceed with a case in which six Bulgarian medics are charged with intentionally infecting 393 Libyan children with the HIV virus at a local hospital in 1998. According to Li

Politics | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG AND MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT DISCUSSED AT ...

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg and members of the government discussed at a working meeting in the Borovets resort during the week-end budget 2003 and measures to overcome the grey economy. That was announced by the Bulgarian National Radio and confirmed by t

Politics | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

ISRAELI AIRCRAFT HAVE DESTROYED A PALESTINIAN BUILDING IN THE SOUTHERN...

Israeli aircraft have destroyed a Palestinian building in the southern Gaza Strip, which the army says was being used as a laboratory for making explosives. Eyewitnesses said they saw several Israeli Apache helicopters and an F-16 fighter plane in the are

World | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

A PAKISTANI COURT HAS SENTENCED BRITISH-BORN MILITANT AHMED OMAR SAEED...

A Pakistani court has sentenced British-born militant Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh to death for abducting and murdering US journalist Daniel Pearl. His three co-accused, Fahad Naseem, Salman Saqib and Sheikh Adil, were also found guilty and sentenced to life i

World | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE POLISH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY BUDIMEX, PART OF THE SPANISH FERROVIAL...

The Polish construction company Budimex, part of the Spanish Ferrovial construction group, is interested in the construction and upgrade of road and railway infrastructure in Bulgaria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Romania, Interfax reported.

Politics | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00

DOMESTIC DRUG MAKERS WANT SHORTER PATENT PROTECTION

Representatives of domestic drug makers and drug importers and of US pharmaceutical companies will lobby with the Health Ministry and the Medicines Executive Agency the inclusion of the so-called Roche Bolar provision in the Human Medicines and Pharmacies

Business | July 15, 2002, Monday // 00:00
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