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GLOBUL PROJECTS HALF A MILLION SUBSCRIBERS NEXT YEAR

Bulgaria’s second GSM operator Globul expects the number of it subscribers to reach half a million at the beginning of next year, which is twice more than the company’s 270,000 subscribers at the beginning of June. At the beginning of 2003 the company, ow

Business | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

PAKISTAN PRESIDENT PERVEZ MUSHARRAF DECLARED ON THURSDAY HE WON'T STAR...

Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf declared on Thursday he won't start a war with India as diplomacy appeared to be making some head way in averting war between the nuclear-armed foes. "President Musharraf has made it very clear that he is searching for

World | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

TAX BURDEN REDUCTION PLANNED IN 2003 - 2005 BUDGET FRAMEWORK

The Council of Ministers approved at its regular Thursday meeting the budget framework for 2003 – 2005. The bulk of non-interest budget payments in 2003-2005 will be made for social welfare, economic activity and services, defence and security, health car

Politics | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

RUSSIA’S GAZPROM EYES BULGARIAN GAS SECTOR

Russia’s gas company Gazprom plans expansion of its activities on the Bulgarian market, it emerged after a meeting of representatives of the company with Bulgaria’s President Parvanov. The Russian monopoly seeks the state support to set up joint ventures

Business | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

EX-PRESIDENT WARNS AGAINST CORRUPTION THREAT TO DEMOCRACY

Former President Petur Stoyanov assured Nadezhda Mihaylova, leader of the Union of Democratic Forces, that his attitude towards corruption has not changed. At the meeting, during which UDF stand on the reforms in the judicial system was presented, Stoyano

Politics | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS APPROVED THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL AGREEMENT UNDER...

The Council of Ministers approved the annual financial agreement under the SAPARD program. The grant aid for Bulgaria under SAPARD amount to EUR 55 M, the funds have to be used by end-2003.

Politics | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

FOREIGN DEBT SUSTAINS RISE AS INVESTORS SEEK SECURITY

All types of Bulgarian foreign debt paper sustained a rise on the global market as investors sought to park their money in more secure destinations, including Bulgarian debt instruments, Dnevnik Daily reported.

Views on BG | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

SWEDISH CULTURAL DAYS HOPED TO BRING TIES CLOSER

Swedish cultural days were opened in Sofia on the occasion of Sweden’s National Day - June 6 by Sweden’s Ambassador H.E.

Politics | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

THE BULGARIAN ARTIST NATASHA BALABANOVA OPENS HER FIRST EXHIBITION OF ...

The Bulgarian artist Natasha Balabanova opens her first exhibition of photos and pictures on Friday in Sofia’s Russian Cultural Center at 5 pm. Balabanova is also a poet.

Politics | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

FAIR OF DUTCH BUSINESS OPENS NEXT WEEK IN SOFIA

The fourth fair of the Dutch companies in Bulgaria “Keep in touch with the Dutch” opens on June 13 in Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan. “The majority of the participating companies are already investors in Bulgaria but there are others who have only so far sho

Business | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

FM HAD A PHONE CONVERSATION WITH THE MEDICS, SAYS THEY ARE WELL

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Passy confirmed that the next session of the Arraignment Chamber, concerning the case of the six Bulgarian medics, charged with intentionally infecting Libyan children with HIV will take place on July 15. He also announced that

Politics | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

RUSSIA VOWS READINESS FOR BOOSTING COOPERATION

Mutual readiness for boosting cooperation and the relations between the two parliaments was expressed at the meeting of Russian State Duma Genaddy Seleznev and Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg. This was last meeting on the official program of the Bulgari

Politics | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

FRENCH PRESIDENT JACQUES CHIRAC HAS CALLED ON VOTERS TO SUPPORT HIS RI...

French President Jacques Chirac has called on voters to support his right-wing coalition - four days before legislative elections which his forces are tipped to win. Mr Chirac urged them to reject "cohabitation" - the five years of awkward coexistence bet

World | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

TENS OF THOUSANDS MORE FOREIGN VISITORS WILL BE PHOTOGRAPHED AND FINGE...

Tens of thousands more foreign visitors will be photographed and fingerprinted as they enter the US under new anti-terror measures announced by Attorney General John Ashcroft. No one from any country will be exempt from possible checks, expected to take e

World | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

ISRAELI FORCES HAVE PULLED OUT OF PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT'S H...

Israeli forces have pulled out of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's headquarters in the West Bank town of Ramallah, ending a siege of about six hours.

World | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

RUSSIA, BULGARIA AGREE TO SETTLE MOSCOW'S SOVIET-ERA DEBT

The Associated Press Russia will pay its dlrs 100 million Soviet-era debt to Bulgaria with deliveries of nuclear fuel and other goods, Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov said Wednesday.

Views on BG | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

THE 9TH EXHIBITION OF TURKISH PRODUCERS BALKANEXPO 2002 OPENED ON WEDN...

The 9th exhibition of Turkish producers Balkanexpo 2002 opened on Wednesday.59 companies producing textiles, porcelain, glass, sanitary materials, machines for the dairy and food industry participate.

Politics | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

PARLIAMENT PASSED ON FIRST READING THREE OMBUDSMAN BILLS, MOVED BY LYU...

Parliament passed on first reading three ombudsman bills, moved by Lyuben Kornezov MP of the Socialist-dominated Coalition For Bulgaria, the right-wing opposition United Democratic Forces (UDF), and Emil Koshloukov, MP of the ruling Simeon II National Mov

Politics | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

SWITZERLAND RELEASES AID FOR LOCAL GOVERNANCE NETWORK

Swiss government released EUR 100,000 to a network of local governance associations in Southeastern Europe, it emerged at the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe held in Strasbourg. More funding will come later as the network starts to wo

Business | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

THREE MORE COMPANIES TO BE ALLOWED TO EXPORT DAIRY PRODUCTS TO EU

Three more Bulgarian companies Vanela Ltd, based in the village of Tsarimir near Plovdiv (South Central Bulgaria), Buldex in the village of Belitsa near Silistra (Northeastern Bulgaria) and Markelli of Kazanluk (Central Bulgaria) - will get permission for

Business | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

RAIFFEISENBANK BULGARIA OPENS THREE NEW BRANCHES

Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria opened three new branches in the Black Sea resorts Zlatni Pyasutsi and Slunchev Bryag as well as in the town of Smolyan. Thus, the number of the bank’s branches in Bulgaria reached twenty.

Business | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00
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