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SOCIAL MINISTER: MAJORITY OF EMPLOYED DO NOT DECLARE REAL INCOME

The “gray market” in Bulgaria reached 65 percent, Social Minister Lidia Shuleva said in Sliven where she met with representatives of the local authorities. She specified that “gray market” meant people who have labor contracts but declare that receive low

Business | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

CONSTANTA COURT POSTPONED THE HEARINGS OF THE CASE AGAINST THE TWO SKI...

Constanta court postponed the hearings of the case against the two skippers arrested by the Romanian authorities scheduled for July 10. The Bulgarians who hold captain's licences were detained on May 3 and 4 in Romania's exclusive economic zone on charges

Politics | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

FOREIGN SOLDIERS ALLOWED TO STAY IN BULGARIA FOR BREEZE 2002

The Parliament allowed the stay of foreign military ships, planes and military men with their personal weapons on the territory of Bulgaria for a ten-day period, starting July 20. The decision was taken in relation with the naval forces exercise “in the s

Politics | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

OVER 120 UNEMPLOYED START WORKING AT “BEAUTIFUL BULGARIA” SITES IN GAB...

Over 120 unemployed start working at “Beautiful Bulgaria” sites in Gabrovo, the Bulgarian National Radio announced. BGN 340,000 were allotted for six sites.

Politics | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

A HELICOPTER CRASH HAS KILLED THE COMMANDERS OF BOTH THE CYPRUS NATION...

A helicopter crash has killed the commanders of both the Cyprus national guard and the island's air force. The aircraft carrying guard commander General Evangelos Florakis and air force head Vassilis Dervenagas went down near Paphos, in the west of the is

World | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

AGRICULTURE MINISTER SUPPORTED LAND PURCHASE BY FOREIGNERS

Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme voiced support for the proposed amendment to the Constitution, which will allow foreigners to purchase land in Bulgaria. According to the minister this would increase the price of the land and act as an incentive for prod

Politics | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

RULE OF LAW NECESSARY IN BULGARIA, STEVE HANKE SAYS

Bulgaria is far from having functioning market economy, the father of the currency board said in an interview for Radio Free Europe. The country should preserve the currency board arrangement such as it is and to join efforts to achieve functioning market

Views on BG | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

MILITARY ENGINEERING EXERCISE CORNERSTONE 2002 UNDER WAY

An international military exercise, codenamed Cornerstone 2002, is currently under way in the regions of Plovdiv and Pazardzhik as part of an action plan of the multinational peacekeeping forces in Southeastern Europe. Cornerstone is a series of multinati

Politics | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS TO 42 PEOPLE FROM SEVEN COUNTRIES AND ...

Bulgaria granted refugee status to 42 people from seven countries and humanitarian protection status to 418 people from eight countries, including six children, in the first half of 2002, the Agency for Refugees announced. A total of 2,055 persons from 31

Politics | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

REPORT ON HAZARDS FROM MISSILES DEMOLITION DEMANDED

The Mayor of Stara Zagora Evgeni Zhelev, and the Chairman of the Stara Zagora Municipal Council Prof. Ivan Bozhkov declared that they want an environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the SS-23 missiles demolition to be made.

Politics | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT TOPS AGENDA OF EHUD BARAK IN SOFIA

Bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Israel and the situation in the Middle East will be on the agenda of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, who arrives on an official visit to Bulgaria July 10. Meetings with Foreign Minister Passy and Presiden

Politics | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

A PAKISTANI COURT HAS SENTENCED FORMER PRIME MINISTER BENAZIR BHUTTO T...

A Pakistani court has sentenced former prime minister Benazir Bhutto to three years hard labour for corruption. Ms Bhutto was tried in absentia by a court in the city of Rawalpindi for receiving kickbacks for awarding a contract to a Dubai-based company t

World | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

SEVERAL THOUSAND PEOPLE HAVE TAKEN TO THE STREETS OF THE IRANIAN CAPIT...

Several thousand people have taken to the streets of the Iranian capital, Tehran, to mark the anniversary of violent street protests three years ago. The protesters defied a government ban on any gathering to commemorate the riots, which were sparked by a

World | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

AILING TURKISH PREMIER BULENT ECEVIT MET HIS MINISTERS AND COALITION P...

Ailing Turkish premier Bulent Ecevit met his ministers and coalition partners on Wednesday as signs mounted he might yet bow to pressure for the early elections he argues would damage the country's frail economy. Ecevit chaired a meeting of his cabinet, h

World | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BRAVING FREEZING TEMPERATURES, A DISPARATE GROUP OF UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE,...

Braving freezing temperatures, a disparate group of unemployed people, unionists, students and human rights activists gathered for the peaceful demonstration to mark Argentina's Independence Day on Tuesday. A coalition of protesters had called for massive

World | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

THE FIRST SUMMIT OF THE AFRICAN UNION HAS OPENED IN DURBAN, SOUTH AFRI...

The first summit of the African Union has opened in Durban, South Africa, amidst flamboyant celebrations and calls for a new beginning for the troubled continent. South African President Thabo Mbeki, the first chairman of the AU, called the new organisati

World | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

A PUBLIC INTEREST LEGAL GROUP FILED A SHAREHOLDER LAWSUIT ON WEDNESDAY...

A public interest legal group filed a shareholder lawsuit on Wednesday alleging Vice President Dick Cheney and the oil services company he ran for five years, Halliburton Co., as well as accounting firm Andersen, defrauded shareholders through accounting

World | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

AN INTERNET AUDIO CLIP REPORTED TO BE THAT OF AN AL-QAEDA SPOKESMAN HA...

An internet audio clip reported to be that of an al-Qaeda spokesman has claimed that Osama Bin Laden and other leaders are safe and planning their next attacks. The Arabic-language Middle East Broadcasting Company broadcast a message on Tuesday night whic

World | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS VOICED A HOPE THEIR FIRST ROUND OF HIGH-LEVE...

Israelis and Palestinians voiced a hope their first round of high-level talks in many months would help to ease 21 months of violence and eventually clear the way for making Middle East peace. While peace "looks distant at this time, it seems to me that m

World | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

SOME EIGHT BILLION LEVS TO BE SPENT ON WATER UTILITIES UPGRADE

Up to BGN 7,7 B will be spent by 2020 to upgrade Bulgaria’s water mains under a strategy for management of the water sector that is expected to be approved by late July. The state budget will provide only five percent of the necessary funding, Deputy Regi

Business | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

OVER 95% OF DEPOSITS IN THE BGN 1,000 RANGE

More than 95% of all lev-denominated deposits of retail clients do not exceed BGN 1,000, data of the Bulgarian National Bank, shows.

Views on BG | July 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00
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