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EBRD MAY FUND SOFIA PARKING LOTS PROJECT

The Sofia Municipality will apply for funding from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for a study to determine the parking needs of the city, Sofia Mayor Sofianski told Dnevnik Daily. Sofianski is expected to ask the Sofia municip

Business | June 14, 2002, Friday // 00:00

N-PLANT TO BUY NUCLEAR ACCIDENT INSURANCE POLICY

Bulgaria’s Nuclear Power Plant Kozloduy will pay an insurance premium of USD 280,000 this year to the Bulgarian National Insurance Pool under a draft insurance policy against nuclear accident approved by the government on Thursday. The policy is covered w

Politics | June 14, 2002, Friday // 00:00

TURKEY’S CEYLAN DECLINES TO WITHDRAW FROM GORNA ARDA PROJECT

Turkey’s Ceylan Holding declined to withdraw from its join venture with the Bulgarian National Electricity Transmission Company (NETC) that was set to implement the key Gorna Arda project in Southern Bulgaria. Ceylan proposed to draw another Turkish compa

Business | June 14, 2002, Friday // 00:00

NEW INVESTIGATION ON MEDICS CASE SAID TO BE POSITIVE SIGN

The investigation, ordered by the Arraignment Chamber on the case against the six Bulgarian medics in Libya, may start within the next two days, the medics’ Libyan lawyer Osman Bizanti told the Bulgarian News Agency. In his opinion this investigation is a

Politics | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT URGES BULGARIA TO DO MORE TO FIGHT CORRUPTION

The European Parliament urged Bulgaria and Romania to do more to fight corruption at a session on June 13. The European Union's Parliament urged EU governments Thursday to stick to their pledge to conclude membership talks with 10 candidate countries by t

Politics | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

FEES AT STATE UNIVERSITIES WILL GO UP BY MORE THAN 8% IN 2002-2003. TH...

Fees at state universities will go up by more than 8% in 2002-2003. The Cabinet fixed the fees for entrance and education in state-owned institutions for higher education June 13.

Politics | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

ELECTRICITY PRICE HIKE OF 15% LIKELY FOR HALF BULGARIANS

Electricity bills will increase with an average of 15% for half of the Bulgarian population, starting July 1, Energy Minister Milko Kovachev, said. His statement followed syndicates’ reports on planned electricity and heating price hikes.

Business | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

US DEFENCE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD SAYS HE HAS NO DOUBT PAKISTAN WOU...

US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has no doubt Pakistan would take action against al-Qaeda militants if they were found to be operating in Kashmir. But Mr Rumsfeld, apparently rowing back on earlier comments, said he had no direct evidence that

World | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARTABAC CHIEF INTERROGATED AGAIN AT PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE

Georgi Popov, the Managing Director of tobacco monopoly Bulgartabac Holding, and Georgi Tassev, partner in “Soiuzcontract Tabac”, were interrogated by a city prosecutor June 13. This is the second time that Popov comes to the Prosecutor’s Office, after he

Business | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

CUTS IN ARMED FORCES START WITH RELEASE OF 7,000 SERVICEMEN

On June 14, General Kolev, the newly appointed Chief of the General Staff of the Bulgarian Armed Forces, will hand a list of directions for the release of over seven thousand servicemen. That was announced by Kolev himself when he presented to journalists

Politics | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

THE SUPREME CASSATION PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE WILL RECEIVE SIGNALS FOR COR...

The Supreme Cassation Prosecutor’s office will receive signals for corruption from citizens. A special sector with a reception has been established.

Politics | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

N-PLANT SYNDICATES FILED A CLAIM AGAINST EC

The World Council of Nuclear Workers “ WONUC ” and the five syndicates with Bulgaria’s Nuclear Power Plant Kozloduy filed a claim on June 10 against the statement of the European Commission, related to the decommissioning of the N-plant third and fourth u

Politics | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BEHAR* FOR PLAYBOY: SIMPLE TRUTHS, MAVRUD & ADRENALINE

Playboy Magazine, Bulgarian version, Volume #3, 2002 Q: What is the fastest way to turn BGN 100 to BGN 150?

Society | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BG COMPANIES WILL BE SUBCONTRACTORS IN THE MISSILES DESTRUCTION

All elements of the Bulgarian missiles SS-23 will be destroyed on the territory of Bulgaria except for liquid fuel that will be done away with in a special device in Romania, Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov announced before the regular meeting of the Co

Politics | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

FOOD PRODUCTS ON SALE IN BULGARIA ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE LABELS IN BULGA...

Food products on sale in Bulgaria are required to have labels in Bulgarian that are visible, indelible and comprehensible. The requirement became mandatory after the deadline of the one-year transition period envisaged in an ordinance on nutritional label

Politics | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

LICENSES FOR NUCLEAR ENERGY ACTIVITIES TO BE ISSUED

Licenses and permits for the exploitation of nuclear utilities, import and export of nuclear material and transport of radioactive material are to be issued to legal and natural persons, the Safe Use of Nuclear Energy Act envisages. Under the amendments a

Business | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIA’S BIGGEST BANK BULBANK LAUNCHED A NEW BILINGUAL CUSTOMER ORIE...

Bulgaria’s biggest bank Bulbank launched a new bilingual customer oriented website www.bulbank.

Politics | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

THE NEXT EUROPE AT WHAT PRICE A BIGGER EU?

International Herald Tribune BY Thomas Fuller

Views on BG | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

DUTCH BUSINESS FAIR HOPED TO BOOST INVESTMENTS IN BULGARIA

Representatives of thirty Dutch companies gathered at Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan to participate in the business fair “Be in Touch with the Dutch”, officially opened by H.E.

Business | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

GERMAN AND UNITED STATES INVESTIGATORS HAVE IDENTIFIED A GERMAN CITIZE...

German and United States investigators have identified a German citizen of Syrian origin who is believed to have played a key role in the 11 September terror plot. The whereabouts of Mohammed Haydar Zammar, 41, are unknown.

World | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIA COMPLETES TALKS WITH EU ON TAX, TRADE, LABOR MOBILITY

Bloomberg Bulgaria completed talks with the European Union on taxes, trade and free movement of labor, bringing it closer to its goal of joining the bloc in about 2006.

Views on BG | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00
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