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RULING MPS, PRESIDENT AGREE ON CONSTITUTION CHANGES AFTER PRAGUE

Fundamental change in Bulgaria’s constitution will not be made this year, the most necessary amendments will be adopted after the Prague summit this autumn when Bulgaria hopes to get a NATO membership invitation. That is the stand of President Parvanov an

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PARDEW HOPES REAL WORK ON MISSILES DEMOLITION TO START MONDAY

The demolition of Bulgaria’s SS-23, Scud and FROG missiles is of very high importance, US Ambassador to Bulgaria Pardew said at a news conference. He is on a three-day visit to seaside city Burgas.

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE PARLIAMENTARY GROUP OF LEFTIST “COALITION FOR BULGARIA” PREDICTED ...

The parliamentary group of leftist “Coalition for Bulgaria” predicted serious crisis in the agriculture sector in spite of the good crop this year in a special statement made public on Friday. The socialists do not agree with the arguments of the governme

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

AMENDMENTS TO THE BANK ACT, ADOPTED ON SECOND READING, STIPULATE THAT...

Amendments to the bank act, adopted on second reading, stipulate that members of executive bodies of banks in Bulgaria should be university graduates with five-year bank experience.

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

POSSIBLE FAILURE OF BULGARTABAC DEAL SAID TO LEAD TO HUGE LOSSES

“Failure of the Bulgartabac Holding privatisation will lead to a combination of reputation damages, inability to raise the credit rating as well as losses of between USD 700 M and USD 1 B,“ Deputy Finance Minister Krassimir Katev said. He explained that s

Business | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

GERMANY STILL UNDECIDED ON NUMBER OF NEW NATO MEMBERS

“Germany favors Bulgaria’s NATO bid but the government in Berlin still hasn’t decided how many countries it would back at the Prague summit this autumn," Reinhard Schweppe, Head of the European Union Department of the German Foreign Ministry told Info Rad

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRESIDENT AGAINST FUNDAMENTAL CHANGE OF CONSTITUTION

President Parvanov who continues his consultations on the proposed constitution amendments meets today with the leaderships of the parliamentary groups of the ruling Simeon II National Movement, rightist United Democratic Forces, leftist Bulgarian Sociali

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PARDEW: PROTESTS AGAINST MISSILES DEMOLITION ARE OF GOVERNMENT’S CONCERN

The local reaction against the demolition of Bulgaria's SS-23, FROG and Scud missiles is an issue that is only of concern of the government, US Ambassador to Bulgaria James Pardew said in the seaside city Burgas. He underlined that US won't participate in

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

SERBIA'S FORMER SECRET SERVICE CHIEF, RADE MARKOVIC, HAS GIVEN EVIDENC...

Serbia's former secret service chief, Rade Markovic, has given evidence that Slobodan Milosevic knew fully about alleged atrocities being carried out in Kosovo by Yugoslav army and police units. Mr Markovic told the international war crimes tribunal at Th

World | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

AFTER A CONFUSING HEARING IN A US COURTROOM, THE ONLY MAN CHARGED OVER...

After a confusing hearing in a US courtroom, the only man charged over the 11 September terror attacks has withdrawn a guilty plea - shortly after making it. The retraction came after US District Judge Leonie Brinkema ruled that Zacarias Moussaoui was men

World | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

ISRAELI TANKS AND BULLDOZERS HAVE ROLLED INTO GAZA CITY, FLATTENING TH...

Israeli tanks and bulldozers have rolled into Gaza City, flattening three buildings and leaving two Palestinians seriously injured. They destroyed a police post and two metal workshops, in what was the second operation to be carried out in the Gaza Strip

World | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

A GROUP OF OVERWEIGHT AMERICANS HAVE SUED SEVERAL US FAST FOOD GIANTS ...

A group of overweight Americans have sued several US fast food giants accusing them of knowingly serving meals that cause obesity and disease. The lawsuit - filed in New York State Supreme Court in the Bronx - says that McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's an

World | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

EU CANDIDATES FACE MONITORING AND FINES

The Financial Times European Union candidate countries will be subject to fines and penalties under a strict monitoring mechanism that will be stepped up once enlargement negotiations have been completed.

Views on BG | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CORPORATE BANK OFFERS A NEW PRODUCT TO ITS CLIENTS – A PREFERENTIAL DE...

Corporate Bank offers a new product to its clients – a preferential deposit that comes with a deposit certificate. The money raised like this will be invested in mortgage bond issues rated by the leading international rating agencies.

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

INSURANCE POOL COVERS NUCLEAR ACCIDENT CLAIMS WORTH USD 20 M

Eleven domestic companies and the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant signed an insurance policy, which will cover USD 20 M worth of claims in the event of a nuclear accident. The policy covers the cost of collection and safe handling of nuclear contaminants and

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

DZI PRIVATIZATION MOVED FOR APPROVAL AND DISCUSSION

The Executive Board of the Privatization Agency moved for discussion and approval to the Supervisory Board of the agency the parameters of the sake contract for the State Insurance Institute DZI. That is a procedure, which precedes the actual signing of t

Business | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRISTA OIL BEGAN UKRAINIAN PROJECT

Bulgaria’s petroleum company Prista Oil has begun construction work on a 50,000 tonne, USD 2,3 M transshipping complex for storage and processing of industrial oil in Ukraine. In addition to Ukraine, the strategic development map of Prista Oil, 25 percent

Business | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

STATE FUND “AGRICULTURE” UNDERTAKES FUNCTIONS OF INTERVENTION AGENCY

State Fund “Agriculture” will undertake the functions of an intervention agency that will monitor and intervene on the domestic agriculture market under the amendments to the farming subsidies bill approved by the government and moved to parliament. The f

Business | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE ROMANIAN COMPANY NITRAMONIA IS THE COMPANY THAT WAS CHOSEN BY US C...

The Romanian company Nitramonia is the company that was chosen by US Controlled Demolition Inc. to destroy the fuel from the Bulgarian Scud missiles.

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CABINET MULLS RECOVERY PLAN FOR FLAG CARRIER

The government mulls a Swissair type recovery plan for Bulgaria’s flag carrier Balkan Airlines, Dnevnik daily reported, quoting a source from the government. The idea includes setting up of a new air carrier, which will replace the insolvent Balkan Airlin

Business | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CASSATION PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE RAISED CHARGES AGAINST EX-AGRICULTURE MINISTER

The Supreme Cassation Prosecutor’s Office raised three charges against former Agriculture Minister Ventsislav Vurbanov, including criminal breach of trust and embezzlement. Vurbanov went to the Supreme Cassation Prosecutor’s Office together with his lawye

Politics | July 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00
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