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DEPUTY PM: BG TELECOM’S PRICE EXTREMELY LOW NOW

“The privatization of the Bulgarian Telecommunication Company (BTC) is an extremely difficult task. If ten years ago, the Telecom could be sold for USD 3 B, four years ago for USD 1,5 B, I do not even want to think for how much it will be sold this year,

Business | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CABINET TO ANNOUNCE TAX POLICY

The Cabinet will announce its tax policy for its whole term, because people must know what taxes will be imposed on them, Kostadin Paskalev, Deputy Prime Minister said. The changes to taxes necessitated by Bulgaria’s future entry into the European Union a

Business | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

MINISTERS: WE DO NOT EXPECT PROBLEMS WITH PARVANOV

Before the meeting of the Cabinet, the Bulgarian ministers told reporters that they do not expect any problems in their joint work with the new Bulgarian President Parvanov. "Yesterday, people similarly to the June elections, voted in favor of change and

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CABINET APPROVES ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY

Bulgarian Cabinet approved a national anti-corruption strategy. Its top priority is reducing the biased judgments of civil servants.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CABINET TO APPROVE FURTHER EXCISE DUTY RISE

The Finance Ministry will move a schedule for gradual increasing of excise duties over the next six years to be approved by the Council of Ministers, Pari Daily wrote. The planned increase complies with the Bulgarian commitments in line with its preparati

Business | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

STOYANOV LEADS IN THE BULGARIAN CITIES

The current Bulgarian President Petur Stoyanov who was defeated at the second round of the presidential elections leads in the biggest Bulgarian towns: Sofia, Varna, Plovdiv, Russe.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BUILDING PERMITS ISSUING TO BE EASED

“Regulations for issuing building permits are to be eased,” Kostadin Paskalev, Deputy Prime Minster and Regional Development Minister announced. The amendments to the Ordinance on the construction sites use are to be prepared by the National Construction

Business | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

74% OF THE BULGARIANS ABROAD VOTED FOR STOYANOV

“The majority of the Bulgarians who voted from abroad have supported Petur Stoyanov,” the spokesman of the Central Electoral Commission Bisser Troyanov announced. 15, 929 Bulgarians voted abroad.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

REFORMS FOR FERTILIZERS COMPETITIVENESS SUGGESTED

Illegally imported fertilizers and high propane-butane price make products of Bulgarian fertilizer industry noncompetitive. The decrease in the foreign demand and internal consumption worsen the situation, experts from the biggest Bulgarian fertilizer pla

Business | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

TAXI DRIVERS MAY BLOCK THE CAPITAL ON WEDNESDAY

Sofia taxi drivers plan a city-wide action Wednesday, Pari Daily wrote. The taxi drivers will protest against the planned introduction of BGN 180 per tonne excise duty on propane-butane gas.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

54,6% OF THE BULGARIANS VOTED ON SUNDAY

The Central Electoral Commission announced that it registered 54,6% electoral turnout during the second round of the presidential elections. Protocols from 11 sections have arrived in the Central Electoral Commission by 11am.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE INDEPENDENT: PARVANOV AHEAD IN BULGARIA VOTE

The Independent Bulgaria's presidential election hung in the balance yesterday after exit polls in the run-off vote showed Socialist Party leader Georgi Parvanov ahead of incumbent Petar Stoyanov.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

STATE-OWNED COMPANIES TO BE SOLD IN ONE ROUND

Amendments to the Ordinance on Competitive Bidding are to be adopted by the Privatization Agency (PA). The current Ordinance does not limit the number of competitions and the sale price increase.

Business | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PARVANOV WINS WITH ALMOST 10 PER CENT

Georgi Parvanov, who won Sunday’s presidential election run-off in Bulgaria has almost 10 per cent more votes than his opponent current president Petur Stoyanov. According to the last results Parvanov, who is the Socialist Party leader has 54, 9 per cent

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

EX-COMMUNIST WINS BULGARIAN ELECTION

Reuters Bulgarians vented their frustrations over poverty and accusations of corruption by ousting President Petar Stoyanov on Sunday and electing a former Communist in his place.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PRESIDENT STOYANOV ACKNOWLEDGES PARVANOV'S WIN

EFE, Spain Although the first official results in the country's runoff presidential elections will not be known until late Monday, Bulgarian President Peter Stoyanov has already acknowledged being defeated by Socialist Georgi Parvanov.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SOCIALIST WINS BULGARIAN PRESIDENCY

United Press International Bulgarian Socialist leader Georgi Parvanov has defeated incumbent president Petar Stoyanov in Sunday's second round of presidential elections.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA'S PARVANOV FAVOURS DEVELOPING RELATIONS

Itar-Tass, Russia Georgi Parvanov, who is expected to be Bulgaria's next president, has told a news conference that he favours Bulgaria's integration into the European Union and NATO.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PARVANOV WINS BULGARIA'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Xinhua, China Bulgaria's Socialist Party leader Georgi Parvanov beat the incumbent Petar Stoyanov in a presidential election runoff held on Sunday.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE YOUNG MEMBERS OF MY STAFF CRIED WITH TEARS AFTER THEY HEARD THE FI...

The young members of my staff cried with tears after they heard the first results, Petur Stoyanov said at the press conference. That’s life, my friends, politicians must know not only how to win, but also how to lose, Stoyanov added.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00

GEORGI PARVANOV IS THE NEW BULGARIAN PRESIDENT

Georgi Parvanov (44) will be the next Bulgarian president with five years term starting January 2002. Parvanov leads with 55 % of the votes current president Petur Stoyanov - first official results say.

Politics | November 19, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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