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`MR. SAXE-COBURG` RECEIVED PM MANDATE

President Peter Stoyanov offcially delivered to Simeon II, leader of the Simeon II National Movement, a mandate to form a government on Sunday. `Mr.

Politics | July 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

TENDER FOR DANUBE BRIDGE BUILDING CONSULTANT

The consultant on the second Danube bridge constriction will be selected by the way of an international tender and will be known till end-2001, Standart daily said. The Management Committee of European Union ISPA program will decide early next week whethe

Business | July 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

QUEEN MARGUERITE ARRIVED TO STAND BY HER HUSBAND

Queen Margarita arrived in Sofia yesterday to stand by his husband King Simeon, who announced last week that he accepts to be the prime minister of the country after his movement won the general election June 17. She landed at 2 p.

Politics | July 14, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

HUSBAND OF OUTGOING FOREIGN MINISTER INVESTIGATED

The Supreme Cassation Prosecutor`s Office will initiate the investigation against Kamen Mihailov, husband of the outgoing foreign minister Nadezhda Mihajlova, Standart Daily announced. Privatization of the former garage of the Central Committee of the Bu

Business | July 14, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

NOVA TV DEPRIVED NATIONAL TELECOM LICENCE

The Supreme Administrative Court deprived Nova Television of its national air licence. The case was initiated following a complaint of the consortium `Media Broadcasting Services` lead by the former famous TV moderator and columnists Kevork Kevorkyan and

Politics | July 14, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

DAEWOO SELLS SHARES IN INTERPRED AND SHERATON

Korea`s DAEWOO Corporation, owner of 70% of Interpred-World Trade Centre of Sofia, and of 67% of Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan, has asked the Privatisation Agency /PA/ for permission to transfer the shares to one of its subsidiaries. A month ago the Korean

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

BALKAN AIRLINES AND VIRGIN ATLANTIC SIGN CONTRACT

Bulgaria`s carrier Balkan Airlines and Virgin Atlantic of the US concluded a contract on Friday for reciprocal recognition of flight fares from Sofia to eight destinations in the United States, the Balkan Airlines press centre announced. Balkan will sell

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

NOMINATION OF SIMEON II AS PM CONFIRMED

The parliamentary group of the Simeon II National Movement and the SNM Coalition Council adopted a special resolution Friday, confirming the nomination of Simeon Saxe-Coburg as Prime Minister, SNM floor leader Plamen Panayotov announced. The vote of the p

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

PREDICTIONS FOR THE NEXT GOVERNMENT

According to Trud Daily: Ahmed Dogan-Deputy Prime Minister

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

OUTBREAK OF SEROUS MENINGITIS IN KURDJALI REGION

Serous meningitis is spreadingin the region of Kurdjali, Tanya Kamenova, chief expert at the Health Ministry, said on Thursday following an epidemiological survey. Twenty-nine children in 13 towns and villages were infected between June 12 and July 12.

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

BULGARIA PRIME MINISTERS STATISTICS

Simeon Saxe-Coburg will be the 48th Prime Minister of Bulgaria since 1879, when this country was liberated from Ottoman domination. He will head Bulgaria`s 88th government (the 24th since the establishment of the republic in 1946 and the 10th since the s

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

THE TIMES: `KING REJECTED BY BULGARIA IS WELCOMED BACK AS PRIME MINISTER`

BY RICHARD BEESTON, DIPLOMATIC EDITOR THE former King Simeon II of Bulgaria yesterday became the first Balkan monarch to return to power when he was named as the country`s new Prime Minister.

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

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
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