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THE NOVEMBER INFLATION COMPARED TO OCTOBER 2001 IS 0,2%, THE NATIONAL ...

The November inflation compared to October 2001 is 0,2%, the national Statistical Institute announced. The inflation since the beginning of the year has been 4,2%, for the period January-November is 7,6% in comparison with he same period in 2000.

Politics | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIAN MIG-29 TO BE MODERNIZED

“90 per cent of the Bulgarian aircraft “MIG-29” will be modernized in the Plovdiv aircraft repairs plant, ” Defense Minister Svinarov said after his meeting with President-elect Parvanov. The two officials met on December 10.

Politics | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA NEED NOT HURRY INTO SIGNING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE INTERNATION...

Bulgaria need not hurry into signing an agreement with the International Monetary Fund, Dimitur Dimanov, chairman of Union “Promyana”, said on December 10. The agreement would prevent Bulgaria from keeping its policy flexible.

Politics | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

UK TROOPS APPEAR TO BE READY TO PLAY AN IMPORTANT PART IN THE MULTI-NA...

UK troops appear to be ready to play an important part in the multi-national peace keeping force for Afghanistan, army sources have told BBC.

World | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

EUROPEAN UNION INTERIOR MINISTERS HAVE AGREED TO END VISA REQUIREMENTS...

European Union interior ministers have agreed to end visa requirements for Romanian nationals, during a meeting in Brussels last Friday. Romania was the only aspiring EU candidate apart from Turkey still subject to travel restrictions.

World | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SOURCES FROM TURKEY SAY TWO SHIPS HAVE GONE DOWN IN ROUGH WEATHER IN T...

Sources from Turkey say two ships have gone down in rough weather in the Black Sea, BBC reports. All but one crew member were said to have been rescued.

World | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

US SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL ARRIVED IN MOSCOW ON DECEMBER 9 AS ...

US Secretary of State Colin Powell arrived in Moscow on December 9 as part of an eight day trip to Europe and central Asia. Powell is due to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.

World | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

WRESTING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – FINAL RESULTS

Following are the final results at the Greco-Roman Wresting World Championships at Patras, Greece, on December 9: Medal Matches

Views on BG | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

IMF: ELECTRICITY AND HEATING PRICES SHOULD GO UP

Asked whether the revoked Cabinet’s decision for higher electricity and heating prices will influence the negotiations, IMF mission to Bulgaria leader Schiff responded that electricity price should go up since at this stage it does not cover the productio

Politics | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SLIVEN’S NEW MAYOR IS IVAN SLAVOV, FINAL ELECTION RESULTS SHOW. THE EL...

Sliven’s new mayor is Ivan Slavov, final election results show. The elections proceeded at an extremely low turnout – a bit above 13%.

Politics | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE CERTIFICATION AUDITING OF THE ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS UNDER...

The certification auditing of the environment management systems under ISO 14001 was successfully completed in three Bulgarian machine-engineering companies: Belasitsa AD – Petrich, Cast Iron Founding AD – Ihtiman and Brist HM AD – Breznik. The certifica

Politics | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

30 AMERICAN TANKS LEFT THEIR MILITARY BASE AND HEADED TOWARDS KANDAHAR...

30 American tanks left their military base and headed towards Kandahar, the Afghan Islamic Press announced.

World | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SOFIA COUNCIL APPROVED EBRD LOAN FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT IMPROVEMENT

The Sofia Council approved the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) a ten-year loan for EUR 35 M with three years grace period to be used for the improvement of the capital’s public transport. The funds will be used to buy 20 new trolle

Politics | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIAN STUDENTS AWARDED MINI NOBEL PRIZES BY SWEDISH EMBASSY

The Swedish Ambassador to Bulgaria Sten Ask announced that two Bulgarian students will be awarded the mini Nobel Prizes for 2001. The mini Nobel Pize is unique for Bulgaria and will be awarded for the third year in a row by the Swedish Embassy.

Society | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

HIGH NATURAL GAS PRICES MAY HINDER FERTILIZER PLANTS PRODUCTION

Three of Bulgaria’s debt-ridden chemical fertilizer plants may stop production because of the high prices of natural gas, the Association of Fertilizer producers announced. The plants are supplied with gas by state monopolist Bulgargas.

Business | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BBC: BULGARIANS NOTE FORGERS ARE AMONG THE BEST ONES

Among the money forgers, Bulgarians are famous with being really good, BBC reported. In Hambourg for a month already forged notes of DEM 500 and DEM 1000 circulate.

Politics | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE PRESTIGIOUS TURNER PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART WAS AWARDED TO ARTIS...

The prestigious Turner Prize for contemporary art was awarded to artist Martin Creed for his minimalist creation entitled: “227:The lights go on and off”. The winning piece is a empty gallery whose lights go on and off.

World | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

GENERAL ELECTRIC MAY APPLY FOR STATE RAILWAYS GSM PROJECT

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Business | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ARTISTS’ WORKS TO BE DISPLAYED IN PRISONS, CHARITY CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

Thirty Bulgarian artists take part in a charity campaign of the Society for Religious and Social Support to Prisoners. The collected funds will be provided to approximately 400 children of prisoners and their families at a party, planned for December 23 i

Society | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

NUCLEAR POWER PLANT TO GET FRESH FUEL BY SEA

A ship carrying fresh nuclear fuel for Kozloduy nuclear power plant arrived at the port of Varna, Dnevnik Daily reported, citing insiders. From the port the fuel will be carried into the plant.

Business | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

EU PLANS MIDEAST PEACE TALKS

Associated Press By PAUL AMES

Views on BG | December 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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