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ENTERTAINMENT GIANT THE WALT DISNEY CO. ON FRIDAY REVISED A SET OF EAR...

Entertainment giant The Walt Disney Co. on Friday revised a set of earnings calculations provided for 2000 and 2001, to exclude a goodwill charge that should have been stripped out due to a subsequent accounting change.

World | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

FOUR JAPANESE WHALING VESSELS HAVE SET OUT ON AN EXPEDITION WHICH WILL...

Four Japanese whaling vessels have set out on an expedition which will target a whale species environmentalists say is in danger of extinction. The Japanese Government says it plans to kill 260 whales a substantial increase on last year's catch - in the

World | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH IS PREPARING TO OUTLINE SPECIFIC PROPOSALS ...

US President George W Bush is preparing to outline specific proposals aimed at ensuring that company executives do not benefit from corrupt practices. Mr Bush - who will hand over power to the vice-president for several hours while he undergoes a routine

World | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

A NEW LAW THAT GOES INTO EFFECT ON SATURDAY ATTEMPTS TO OUTLAW A POLIT...

A new law that goes into effect on Saturday attempts to outlaw a political party widely accused of being the political wing of the armed Basque separatist group ETA. It is the latest effort by Spanish authorities in their battle against terrorists.

World | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

ISRAELI SOLDIERS ARE SEARCHING THE RUBBLE OF THE PALESTINIAN SECURITY ...

Israeli soldiers are searching the rubble of the Palestinian security headquarters in Hebron for the bodies of up to 15 wanted Palestinians believed to have sought refuge inside the building, the Israel Defense Forces say. At least three explosions late F

World | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

OVER ONE MILLION BULGARIANS WORK WITHOUT INSURANCE AND CONTRACT

Over one million people are employed in the grey economy sector, a survey of the Social Ministry shows. That was announced by Totyu Mladenov, Executive Director of the Labour Inspectorate.

Politics | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

INTERIOR MINISTER GEORGI PETKANOV DISMISSED ALEXANDER VEDAR, EXPERT IN...

Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov dismissed Alexander Vedar, expert in the Interior Ministry. The motive for the dismissal is Vedar’s participation in a human trafficking channel.

Politics | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

DEFENSE MINISTER WANTS PROFESSIONAL ARMY BY 2006

Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov announced that he will insist the Bulgarian army to become professional by 2006. Several days ago the defense minister and the Head of the General Staff of the Bulgarian Armed Forces General Nikola Kolev proposed in the p

Politics | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIAN AND FOREIGN COMPANIES HAVE SHOWN INTEREST IN THE PRIVATIZATI...

Bulgarian and foreign companies have shown interest in the privatization of the Bulgarian River Navigation Shipping Company (BRNSC), State Administration Minister Dimitur Kalchev said.

Politics | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA’S STABILITY ROLE NOTED AT FORUM FOR NATO ACCESSION

Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov opened an international forum “Bulgaria’s NATO accession – challenges and opportunities for strengthening the security and stability in Southeastern Europe” in the town of Tryavna. In his address, the minister noted Bulga

Politics | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

SWISS INVESTMENTS IN BULGARIA INCREASE, DEPUTY PM CLAIMS

“There is a trend for steady increase of the Swiss investments in Bulgaria,” Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister said. He explained that some BGN 12 M have been invested in Bulgaria for the first four months of the year, only in April th

Business | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BORICA, THE BULGARIAN NATIONAL PAYMENT CARD NETWORK OPERATOR CLOSES OP...

BORICA, the Bulgarian national payment card network operator closes operations in the night of June 29 and June 30. The entire system of BORICA is not to work from 00.

Politics | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

CHIMKO SYNDICATES THREATEN WITH STRIKE

The leaders of the three syndicates in Chimko Vratsa Fertilizer plant – Bulgaria’s Trade Union “Podkrepa”, Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) and syndicate “Promyana” signed an agreement to organize a joint protest. The demands

Business | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BG SHOULD LOBBY FOR LATER N-PLANT CLOSURE, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT MP SAYS

Gordon Adam from the European Parliament recommended at a news conference Bulgaria to negotiate for prolonging the terms for exploitations of third and fourth units of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant especially after the positive assessment of the missio

Business | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

RELATIONS WITH TURKEY NOT EXPECTED TO SUFFER FROM GORNA ARDA PROBLEMS

The government is resolute to realize the Gorna Arda project and to employ as many as possible Bulgarian workers in the construction of the hydropower cascade, Deputy Prime Minister and Regional Development Minister Kostadin Paskalev said. He added that t

Business | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA RANKED 97TH IN GLOBAL ECONOMIC FREEDOM REPORT

Bulgaria shares 97th place together with Albania, Niger and Cameroon in the 6th global economic freedom report that ranks 123 nations on 37 variables with data back to 1970. The report is published by The Fraser Institute, the US-based Cato Institute, and

Business | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

SPAIN’S AMBASSADOR: SEVILLE SUMMIT ACKNOWLEDGED BULGARIA’S EU EFFORTS

The European summit in Seville acknowledged the efforts of Bulgaria en route to EU and gave a clear sign for what Bulgaria could expect from the coming years, Spain’s Ambassador H.E Jose Angel Lopez Jorrin said for the Bulgarian National Television.

Politics | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

MINISTER CONFIRMS SOME GOVERNORS MIGHT BE DISMISSED

“It is true that there are problems with the four governors of Silistra, Burgas, Shumen and Dobrich but that does not mean that all of them will be replaced,” State Administration Minister Dimitur Kalchev said for radio NET. He added that the government h

Politics | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA IS ON THE RIGHT TRACK, PM SAYS IN SWITZERLAND

“I want to tell you without any chauvinism that Bulgaria is the country, which possesses most kinds of mineral water in the world, “ the Swiss newspaper Le Temps wrote. "Who is the source of this metaphor? Simeon Saxe-Coburg, the former Bulgarian monarch,

Politics | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

A SOUTH KOREAN PATROL BOAT HAS BEEN SUNK IN A NAVAL BATTLE WITH NORTH ...

A South Korean patrol boat has been sunk in a naval battle with North Korea - the most serious maritime clash between the two countries for three years. At least four South Korean sailors were killed and more than 20 wounded in the battle, and a North Kor

World | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

DENMARK WAVES BIG STICK OVER NEW MEMBERS

By Judy Dempsey in Brussels The Financial Times

Views on BG | June 29, 2002, Saturday // 00:00
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