All articles - Page 9107

BANK OF THE YEAR TO BE ANNOUNCED BY PARI DAILY JUNE 26

Bank of the year is to be announced for the fourth time by Pari Daily at a ceremony at Hilton Sofia June 26. The winner – Bank of the year 2001 – will be awarded a prestigious certificate and a work of plastic art.

Business | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

DEPUTY PM INTERROGATED AS WITNESS ON BULGARTABAC CASE

Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev was interrogated for more than hour at Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office on “Soiuzcontract Tabac” allegations of bribe against Bulgartabac Managing Director. Upon leaving the building Minister Vassi

Politics | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

GOOD NEWS ON MIDDLE EAST EXPECTED, PERES SAID IN SOFIA

Bulgaria is a very important state regarding its upcoming presidency of the UN Security Council, Israel’s Foreign Minister Shimon Peres said after the one-to-one meeting he had with President Parvanov at the VIP lounge at Sofia Airport. Peres added that h

Politics | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

WORKING GROUP REVIEWS CHANGES IN MUNICIPALITIES’ FINANCING

A working group, made up of representatives of the National Association of Municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria (NAMRB) and the Finance Ministry, is to discuss today the municipalities’ demand for changes in the financing scheme. The experts’ report

Politics | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

SCORES OF DELEGATES TO AFGHANISTAN'S LOYA JIRGA WALKED OUT OF THE GRAN...

Scores of delegates to Afghanistan's Loya Jirga walked out of the grand assembly on Monday, angry about "boring speeches" they say are deliberate delaying tactics aimed at avoiding key issues. One delegate said fresh fighting could erupt if the assembly f

World | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

A JURY IN THE UNITED STATES HAS FOUND ACCOUNTANCY FIRM ARTHUR ANDERSEN...

A jury in the United States has found accountancy firm Arthur Andersen guilty of obstructing justice by shredding documents relating to the failed energy giant Enron. The verdict could be the death knell for the 89-year old company, once one of the world'

World | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE UNITED STATES HAS HANDED OVER TO EGYPT AN EGYPTIAN MAN CONVICTED I...

The United States has handed over to Egypt an Egyptian man convicted in his absence in 1982 during a crackdown on militant Islamists following the assassination of former President Anwar Sadat. In a statement, the US embassy in Cairo said: "Nabil Soliman,

World | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE MAYOR OF BEIJING HAS ORDERED THE IMMEDIATE CLOSURE OF ALL CYBER CA...

The mayor of Beijing has ordered the immediate closure of all cyber cafes in the Chinese capital, after a fire killed at least 24 and injured 13 others in one of the city's internet parlours.

World | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

PRESIDENT JACQUES CHIRAC'S CENTRE-RIGHT COALITION TROUNCED THE LEFT AN...

President Jacques Chirac's centre-right coalition trounced the left and sent the far-right right back to the political margins in a landslide election win on Sunday. The French president, who is to begin assembling his government on Monday, has promised t

World | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

DUTCH-FINANCED PROJECTS TO BE DISCUSSED WITH FINANCE MINISTER ZALM

Dutch-financed projects are to be discussed by Dutch Finance Minister Gerrit Zalm, who is on an official visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Minister Velchev. Cooperation between the two departments and a joint project for upg

Business | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

ALBENA INVEST HOLDING EXPECTS TO GET A LARGE ORDER FOR COMPONENTS FOR ...

Albena Invest Holding expects to get a large order for components for French high-speed trains, Executive Director Boiko Nedyalkov said. The components will be manufactured by Torgoterm of Kyustendil, which is owned by the holding company.

Politics | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

CORPORATE COMMERCIAL BANK’S PROFIT FOR 2001 – ABOUT BGN 35 M - IS TO B...

Corporate Commercial Bank’s profit for 2001 – about BGN 35 M - is to be transferred to the reserves fund, it was decided at the general meeting of the banks’ shareholders. The shareholder structure of the bank will be transformed which will allow natural

Politics | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

SEVEN BIDDERS FOR DANUBE BRIDGE 2 CONSULTANT SHORTLISTED

Seven consortia were shortlisted by the European Commission to bid for the consulting contract for Danube Bridge 2, spanning the river at Vidin and Calafat. The candidates will tour the construction site on July 5 and are expected to submit their offers b

Business | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIAN CONSORTIUM BIDS TO BUILD MOTORWAY IN CROATIA

State-owned Stroitelstvo I Vazstanovyavane, in consortium with two other Bulgarian companies, is among the bidders for the construction of Rijeka motorway in Croatia, the company’s Executive Director Kolyo Todorov said, quoted by Dnevnik Daily. The consor

Business | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT TOPS THE AGENDA DURING PERES VISIT

Bilateral relations and the situation in the Middle East topped the agenda of the one-to-one meeting President Parvanov and Israel’s Foreign Minister Shimon Peres had at the VIP lounge at Sofia Airport. Peres is on a two-day official visit to Bulgaria at

Politics | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

INDONESIAN SIGASCO INSPECTED VARNA SHIPYARD FACILITIES

Representatives of Indonesian gas company Sigasco inspected facilities at Varna shipyard end-week. During the talks of the company’s representatives and Transport Minister Plamen Petrov, scheduled for next week, the re-sale of the shipyard to the Indonesi

Business | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

ECOLOGICAL REPORT PROMISED BEFORE MISSILES DESTRUCTION

The destruction of each of the elements of the SS-23, SCUD and FROG missiles will be tested before the real destruction takes place, Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov explained after his meeting with UDF leader Nadezhda Mihaylova. He pointed out that an e

Politics | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

UDF LEADER CONCERNED ABOUT STATEMENTS OF PRESIDENT ON MILITARY REFORM

The leader of rightist Union of Democratic Forces Nadezhda Mihaylova expressed her concern about the recent statements of the president on the military reform. She did that at a meeting with defense minister Svinarov.

Politics | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

VISIT OF PRESIDENT SEEKS BOOST IN RELATIONS WITH POLAND, SLOVAKIA

Bulgaria’s President Parvanov leaves on official visits to Slovakia and Poland on Monday. Parvanov will be accompanied by a business delegation of representatives of sixteen Bulgarian companies.

Politics | June 17, 2002, Monday // 00:00

FRANCE'S ANTI-IMMIGRANT NATIONAL FRONT, WHOSE LEADER JEAN-MARIE LE PEN...

France's anti-immigrant National Front, whose leader Jean-Marie Le Pen shocked Europe by reaching the runoff round of last month's presidential election, failed to win any parliamentary seats on Sunday, an exit poll showed.

World | June 16, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FIRING ALONG THE TENSE INDIA-PAKISTAN BORDER EASED BUT VIOLENCE WAS UN...

Firing along the tense India-Pakistan border eased but violence was unabated in the rebellion-hit Kashmir region Sunday, the crux of the dispute between the nuclear-armed rivals.

World | June 16, 2002, Sunday // 00:00
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria