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NORWAY TO OPEN EMBASSY IN SOFIA

`Norway plans to open an embassy in Sofia`, Lyubomir Todorov, who is in charge the bilateral consular relations, said after meeting Arnt Rindol, Norwegian Ambassador to Romania. According to Rindol the emigration of Bulgarian Roma form the Rousse region a

Politics | July 18, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

GREECE TO PROVIDE EUR 1.5 M TO KOZLODUY NPP

Greece will provide EUR 1.5 M to the fund for closure of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant, which is run by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Business | July 18, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO PARTICIPATE IN $1 BLN PROJECT

Bulgaria will take part in a joint project for orbiting a television geo-stationary satellite, which will allow broadcasting 37 channels. The project will be carried out by Cyprus and the Vatican and is assessed at some $1 Bln.

Business | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

REUTERS: BULGARIA`S SIMEON II IN DEAL WITH ETHNIC TURKS

SOFIA, Bulgaria (Reuters) - Bulgaria`s prime minister designate, former King Simeon II, reached agreement on Tuesday on the formation of a coalition government, the first in the Balkan state to include an ethnic Turk party. No names of the future cabinet

Views on BG | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

KING`S PARTY AND MRF REACHED COALITION AGREEMENT

`The King`s movement and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms reached an agreement Tuesday for coalition governance of the country`, the movement`s floor leader Plamen Panayotov announced. It includes consensus on the priorities in the country`s governanc

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

REGULATIONS FOR REPORTERS IN PARLIAMENT

The Journalistic Union and the parliamentary leadership agreed on Monday to work out general regulations on the activities of reporters in the parliament. They will be effective from mid-September.

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SOFIA MED GRANTED EUR 32.5 M

Sofia Med received a EUR 32.5 M loan from the World Bank`s International Finance Corporation and the National Bank of Greece, to finance part of the company`s investment program, amounting to some EUR 88 M.

Business | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BRITAIN`S DEFENCE CHIEF VISITS BULGARIA

Admiral Sir Michael Boyce, Britain`s Chief of the Defence Staff, arrives Tuesday on a three-day official visit at the invitation of General Miho Mihov, Chief of the Bulgarian General Staff. Admiral Boyce will revise the progress of the reform in the arme

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

MTG REPRESENTATIVE TO SUE NOVA TV

Kevork Kevorkyan, former TV anchor, the most famous in Bulgaria and currently Swedish Modern Times Group representative will sue private Nova TV, he stated officially. Nova TV was deprived this weekend national-wide telecommunications license after Kevork

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SMOKING IN THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING BANNED

Smoking in the building of parliament was banned today with order signed by newly elected chief of staff Ognjan Avramov. Members of parliament can smoke only in the caf? bar of the parliament and in the press center.

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SOCIALISTS EXPERTS INVITED TO THE GOVERNMENT

At least two of our socialists experts were invited to join the new cabinet, Georgi Parvanov. BSP leader said.

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

MACEDONIAN DAILY COMMENTS ON ELECTION OF SIMEON II AS BULGARIAN PM

BBC Monitoring Service The Bulgarian king who was never crowned made history on the international political scene when he became the first person with royal blood to participate in parliamentary elections, to win the elections (convincingly), and after

Views on BG | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FT: TITLES GALORE FOR SIMEON II

Financial Times; Jul 17, 2001 Romano Prodi, boss of the European Commission, is sometimes a bit too quick off the mark.

Views on BG | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO OPEN 7 CHAPTERS DURING BELGIUM TERM

Diring its six-month presidency of the European Union Belgium intends to open another seven chapters of Bulgaria`s accession negotiations with the EU. This is included in the programme of the presidency on enlargement, which was presented in Brussels yest

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BLAGOEVGRAD BT CAPITAL NOT INCREASED

The capital of Blagoevgrad-BT was not increased, as the announced agenda the shareholders` general meeting envisaged. Ivan Batsarov, representative of Bulgartabac Holding and chairman of the Directors` Board of the Blagoevgrad-based venture, put forward a

Business | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

PLOVDIV DEMANDS EQUAL STATUTE WITH THE CAPITAL

Plovdiv Mayor Dr Ivan Chomakov demanded the town to be granted a special statute while forming the budget and the territorial structuring by analogy of Sofia. It took place yesterday during a meeting between the mayor and Plovdiv MPs from all political fo

Politics | July 17, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SUMMER ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS OPENS IN SOFIA

The 5th Summer Academy of Performing Arts, which opens Monday in Sofia, has attracted over 80 participants from 33 countries of Europe, Asia and Australia. Among others, the Academy has welcomed independent artists from the Balkans and other parts of East

Business | July 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SIMEON REMAINS THE DOOR OPEN TO UDF

The outgoing ruling partyu United Democratic Forces believes at this point that there are grounds to discuss possible political support for some of the main points of the policy of the Simeon II National Movement without its participation in a coalition g

Politics | July 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00

$3 M FOR HEAT INSULATION OF MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS

$3 M will be invested in heat insulation of some 500 municipal buildings in Sofia, including schools and kindergartens, under an energy efficiency project, which will considerably cut heating expenses, BTA announced. The project will be financed by the Bl

Business | July 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00

$550 FOR A TICKET TO NEW YORK

The ticket of `Balkan Airlines` to New York costs $550. It is valid for half a year and is open, announced officials from the national carrier.

Business | July 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PROSECUTORS INVESTIGATE DEAL OF PLOVDIV MAYOR

`The Prosecutor`s Office will resume the check-up against Spas Garnevski, former mayor of Plovdiv, on a scandalous deal during his mandate`, `Standart` Daily published. The investigated deal is about the purchase of 45 new and 48 recycled `Volvo` buses fo

Business | July 16, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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