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PRESIDENT STOYANOV DECREED THE PROMULGATION OF THE PERSONAL DATA ACT A...

President Stoyanov decreed the promulgation of the Personal Data Act and the Amendments and Supplements Act to the Code for the Obligatory Public Insurance in the State Gazette. The Acts were adopted by Parliament on December 21, 2001.

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

THE FIRST CONTINGENT OF FRENCH TROOPS HAVE JOINED THE INTERNATIONAL PE...

The first contingent of French troops have joined the international peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan. The group of 15 soldiers arrived on Wednesday at Bagram Air Base and will join the British peacekeepers, who have been in Afghanistan since mid-Decemb

World | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

SOFIA AIRPORT AUTHORITIES ANNOUNCED THAT EMIL GRIGOROV – DIRECTOR OF “...

Sofia Airport authorities announced that Emil Grigorov – director of “Fuel-Oil Materials” Department with the airport was discharged. His deputy Ivan Todorov was warned for his negligence and bad planning because of which the inventories of anti-ice liqui

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

SHOCK THERAPY WORKS

Abstracted from the Washington Times Anders Aslund, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment, has no illusions about economic reform in the former Soviet bloc countries.

Views on BG | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

THE FIRST BANK ROBBERY OF EUROS TOOK PLACE IN GREECE AFTER A GUNMAN AT...

The first bank robbery of euros took place in Greece after a gunman attacked a bank in Athens.

World | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

GORNA ARDA CASCADE CONSTRUCTION TO START IN 2002

Gorna Arda Cascade construction will begin in 2002, Kostadin Paskalev, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development, said. The upcoming Bulgarian –Turkish summit on the project’s future is scheduled for January.

Business | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

GEORGI PETROV, FORMER MP AND AGRARIAN LEADER WAS APPOINTED CHIEF OF TH...

Georgi Petrov, former MP and agrarian leader was appointed Chief of the State Gambling Committee. Finance Minister Velchev decreed the new appointment on December 29.

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

LONG QUEUES IN NATIONAL BANK ON FIRST DAY OF EURO CONVERSION

Many people lined up in long queues in the Bulgarian National Bank, wanting to exchange currencies in the eurozone for the new euros. Five cash desks serve the citizens in the bank, some of whom had come as early as five o'clock in the morning.

Business | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

VIDAHIM MIGHT BE SOLD FOR USD 1, THE BUYER SHOULD PAY BGN 68 M DEBTS

The Bulgarian company Vidahim might be sold for USD 1, Martin Donchev, Vidin’s governor announced. According to him, this is the only way an investor can be found.

Business | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BILLIONAIRE BUSINESSMAN MICHAEL BLOOMBERG TOOK OFFICE DECEMBER 1 AS NE...

Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg took office December 1 as New York's 108th mayor, vowing to rebuild the city in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks and to build on the successes of his predecessor, Rudy Giuliani.

World | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIANS SUSPECTED OF COUNTERFEITING DEUTSCHE MARKS ARRESTED GERMANY

Seven Bulgarians, suspected of making counterfeit Deutsche Marks, have been arrested in the German province of Baden-Wurttemberg on New Year’s Eve. According to experts the euphoria accompanying the new single currency introduction will lead to more count

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

OLD IDENTITY CARDS AND DRIVING LICENSES NO LONGER VALID

The old identity cards and driving licenses of Bulgarian citizens are not valid as of January 1, 2002. The deadline for issuing new documents, stipulated by Parliament, expired on December 31, 2001.

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

HIGHER FUEL PRICES AFTER LUKOIL NEFTOCHIM RAISED FACTORY PRICES

The car fuels’ prices increased with BGN 0.01-0.

Views on BG | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN PM SPENT THE HOLIDAYS IN SPAIN, COMES BACK TODAY

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will come back to Bulgaria on January 3 after spending Christmas and New Year in his house in Madrid. Saxe-Coburg met Spain’s King Juan Carlos on December 28.

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

MINISTER DEMANDS STRICT REGULATIONS FOR OPENING PRIVATE MUSEUMS

Private museums may be opened in Bulgaria in case the state stipulates strict regulations, Culture Minister, Bozhidar Abrashev said in the Black Sea resort of Albena. He expressed the opinion that the private museums can be reliable partners in protecting

Society | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

NEW DUTY TARIFFS TO BE INTRODUCED JANUARY 3

The duty tariffs for 2002 will be promulgated on January 3, officials from the Finance Ministry announced. The new duty tariffs for the imported goods will be announced immediately to the customs and the traders and thus problems will be avoided, the expe

Business | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

STATE RAILWAYS COMPANY DIVIDED IN TWO COMPANIES

Staring from January 1, the Bulgarian State Railways was divided in two independent companies – one, in charge of the transportation and one in charge of the infrastructure. Georgi Nikolov was appointed director of the infrastructure company;Vladiir Dunch

Business | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

PHARMACIES STARTED TO CLOSE DOWN

Starting from January 1, many pharmacies closed down as a consequence of the governmental decision to increase prices of medicines. Hundreds of people suffering from chronic diseases, who are entitled to have medicines free of charge, toured the pharmacie

Business | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

TAX DECLARATIONS TO BE SUBMITTED TILL JAN.14

All persons subject to the Patent Tax are to submit tax declarations from January 2 till January 14. The payment will be carried out in four equal parts.

Business | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BG COMPANY GUARDING SFOR LEFT FOR SARAJEVO ON JAN. 2

The first 19 military men of the Bulgarian company left for the Bosnian capital on January 2, 2002. The Bulgarian company will be in charge of the security, defence and check-in arrangements for the SFOR Headquarters at Camp Butimir in the Sarajevo area.

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

DISCRIMINATORY REQUIREMENTS IN JOB ADS TO BE FINED

Gender, age, nationality, ethic identity, or physical condition requirements are prohibited in job ads as of January 1, 2002 under the Employment Promotion Act, which passed at second reading in Parliament on December 20. Exceptions are allowed only when

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00
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