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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

AUDIT OFFICE CHECKS THE PARLIAMENT

The Audit Office had made a total check-up of the activity of the parliamentary administration before the 38th National Assembly dissolved. The ascertainment protocol was submitted to the parliamentary speaker Professor Ognyan Gerdzhikov.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

HISTORY: THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD

February 8, 2001 - The Constitutional Court of Bulgaria ruled that the country`s former king, Simeon II, cannot run for president because he hasn`t resided in the country long enough. According to Bulgarian law, presidential candidates must have lived in

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CNN: FORMER KING TO BE BULGARIA PM

July 12, 2001 Posted: 0928 GMT SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Former King Simeon II has been named Bulgaria`s next prime minister.

Views on BG | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SIMEON II NAMED PRIME MINISTER OF BULGARIA

Simeon Saxe-Coburg was officially nominated Bulgaria`s Prime Minister on Thursday morning.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

POLITICS IN BRIEF

PARLIAMENT sat for 9 minutes yesterday to adopt the resignations of two MPs of the Coalition for Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad mayor Kiril Paskalev and financier Stoyan Alexandrov.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BUISNESS CENTRAL EUROPE: REALITY BITES

by Rob Whitford It wasn't quite a landslide, but it certainly caused an earthquake.

Views on BG | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT GREETS THE KING

European parliament greets the King Simeon’s movement and appreciates its commitment to eradicate corruption. This was noted in a regular report of the Europarliament on the progress of Bulgaria along the path to the EU accession, reported Deutsche Welle.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

KING TO MEET UDF LEADERS FOR NEGOTIATIONS

UDF deputy chairman and outgoing foreign minister Nadezhda Mihailova and Plamen Panayotov, king’s group leader in the parliament talked on the phone, despite the fact that both were on the premises. Leaders of the parliamentary groups of the UDF and NMS I

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SCOTSMAN.COM: SCIENTIST`S TAYSIDE VISIT TO OPEN DOORS IN BULGARIA

Ian Watson, Business Editor at Scotsman.com

Views on BG | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NEPF FINANCED 440 INVESTMENT PROJECTS

The National Environmental Protection Fund /NEPF/ financed 440 investment projects worth BGN 220 M in the past four years, outgoing Environment Minister Evdokia Maneva said in a report. Most of the funds were invested in the construction of waste treatmen

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NESEBAR TO SUE THE PRIVATIZATION AGENCY

The Mayor of Nesebar Nikolay Trifonov has filed a case against the Privatisation Agency /PA/ for offering for sale several buildings in Sunny Beach resort. These are two hotels, a restaurant and a laundry.

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

NOKIA COMMUNICATOR 9210 was presented officially in Hilton Sofia for the media and top level decision makers in Bulgaria. ***

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NEW REGULATIONS AT THE BG STOCK EXCHANGE

The Bulgarian stock exchange is to start working according to new regulations, enforced from July 16, officials from the stock exchange announced. The changes will concern the package deals.

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

50.1% OF BUDGETED ANNUAL TAX REVENUES COLLECTED

A total of 50.1% of the budgeted annual tax revenues were collected by June 30, 2001, the Chief Tax Directorate reported.

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

CONSORTIUM TO BACK VARNA SHIPYARD

A Bulgarian consortium of banks and companies is ready to support the rehabilitation program for the Varna Shipyard, proposed by the British Camell Laird, PARI Daily reported. Two weeks ago a meeting has been held among political leaders, representatives

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ITALY INCREASES TRADE WITH BULGARIA IN 1STQ

In the first quarter of 2001, Italy increased its trade with Bulgaria by 17.3% in comparison with the year-ago period, bringing its value to $340.

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

SECOND TRANSPORT OF RELIEF SUPPLIES FOR MACEDONIA

Second transport, carrying emergency relief supplies, left for Macedonia on Tuesday, the Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC) announced. The assistance is provided under a joint project of the BRC and the American Red Cross (ARC) for disaster preparedness and relief

Politics | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NOKIA COMMUNICATOR 9210 FIRST STEPS IN BULGARIA

The newest mobile generation from Nokia: Communicator 9210 will be promoted Wednesday at Sofia Hilton officially and the first sales will go on until the end of the week in the country. Nokia Communicator 9210 comes to implement the news stage of the conc

Business | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ISRAELI TOURIST BEATED POOL LIFEGUARD

Yesterday Israeli ambassador Emmanuel Ziesmann visited the beaten lifeguard from the swimming pool at the `Hrankov` hotel, Standart daily reported. Last Sunday Israeli national Hai A.

Politics | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

UDF ACCUSED TRYING TO DISTANCE MRF FROM THE KING

We fear that UtdDF has been trying to impede and spread a spirit of mistrust at the negotiations between NMS II and MRF, Yunal Lutfi, chief of MRF PG said yesterday after the second round of the official consultations with President Peter Stoyanov. MRF le

Politics | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00
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