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DRAFTED BUDGET ENVISAGES PROFIT TAX CHANGES

The Finance Ministry has proposed that a 25 % final tax is levied on bank transfers to offshore zones. `This measure will stem money-laundering, on the one hand, and prevent the expatriation of capital, on the other,` Deputy finance Minister Atanas Katsar

Business | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE COURT RELEASED BALKAN`S RECEIVERS

The Sofia Court satisfied the request of the Balkan airline receivers Ralitsa Topchieva and Vladimir Petkov to release them from their positions in the company. The Court summoned a meeting of the creditors of the airline that will take place on October 3

Business | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PM`S WIFE WATCHED CARL DJERASSI PLAY IN SOFIA*

Abstracted from The Independent - United Kingdom BY DEBORAH ROSS

Views on BG | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

UN FIRST COMMITTEE DEBATE CONTINUES *

Abstracted from the Associated Press The United Nations addressed issues on the `stalled` disarmament agenda, small arms trade, anti-personnel mines, as First Committee debate continues.

Views on BG | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

UN DEBATES ON FIGHT AGAINST POVERTY*

Abstracted from the Associated Press Jean de Ruyt (Belgium) spoke on behalf of the European Union and Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Cyprus, Malta, Turkey and Iceland.

Views on BG | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

MOST BULGARIANS WISH TO IMMIGRATE TO GERMANY

`Germany is the country where most Bulgarians want to immigrate. The United States follows Germany, data of the National Statistical Institute shows.

Politics | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BUSH THANKED BULGARIA FOR THE OFFERED HELP

The Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg received a telegram from the American President George Bush in connection with the reaction of the Bulgarian Government on the occasion of the September 11 tragic events in the United States. The telegram was sent to the Pri

Politics | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

MILITARY AIRPORT READY TO ALLOW NATO AIRCRAFT

`Bulgaria is willing to allow NATO to use its Graf Ignatiev military airport as a base to launch air strikes on Afghanistan,` General Stefan Popov, commander of the Air Forces said. `No demands have been made from NATO, so far,` the senior official said,

Politics | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTER: 4.5% ECONOMIC GROWTH EXPECTED

`4.5% economic growth, average annual inflation of 3.

Business | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

OBSERVERS OF THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS CHOSEN

`The Civic Initiative for Free and Democratic Elections and the Bulgarian Association for Honest Elections and Civic Rights will observe the coming presidential elections, `Tsveta Markova, spokeswoman of the Central Electoral Commission said. The commissi

Politics | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

RULING PARTY PARTNER MAY SUPPORT EX PM CANDIDATURE

`There is a possibility that the Movement for Rights and Freedoms supports the candidature of Reneta Indzhova for President, Lyutfi Mestan from the movement said, quoted by Info Radio. Indzhova had a meeting with representatives of the Movement for Rights

Politics | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

IN BRIEF

* The Central Electoral Commission will announce whether there are State Security collaborators among the six candidate presidential couples by the end of the week, representatives of the commission announced. * The Southeastern Economic Forum starts on

Politics | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

DEUTSCHE BANK:IMF AGREEMENT WILL BRING INVESTMENTS

According to a Deutsche Bank report for Bulgaria, an agreement between the Bulgarian government and he International Monetary Fund /IMF/ will attract foreign investment to Bulgaria. The report said that the Bulgarian government showed its willingness to r

Business | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SIX INJURED AT A CAR RACE IN SOFIA

Three people from the audience of the Pista Sofia car race were taken to the Pirogov Emergency Hospital for treatment and another three received first aid after two of the racing cars crashed into the audience. Most of the pilots agree that the organizati

Politics | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

TENDERS FOR STATE OWNED LAND IN DOBRICH BEGIN

The tenders for leasing state-owned land in the Dobrich region start on October 16. The Ministry of Agriculture is to offer 73,000 decares of fields in the area.

Business | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

POLLING AGENCIES PREDICT VOTERS` TURNOUT DECLINE

The forecasts of several polling agencies for the upcoming presidential elections showed that there is decline in the voters` turnout compared to the previous general elections. `However unexciting the presidential race and predictable the results may see

Politics | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ASSOCIATION OF RECRUITING COMPANIES SET UP

Ten thousand Bulgarians have legal jobs in other countries, according to statistics provided by Bulgaria licensed recruiting companies. Kiryak Tsonev made these figures public at a news conference.

Politics | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CIVIC N PLANT COMMITTEE CALLS FOR PUBLIC SUPPORT

The Kozluduy Nuclear Plant civic committee visited the N-plant for a working meeting that took place there on October 13. Outstanding Bulgarian scholars and intellectuals, including history professors Georgi Bakalov, Georgi Markov, Stefan Vodenicharov, he

Politics | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

FOREIGN CONSULTANT TO SUE THE PRIVATISATION AGENCY

The German consulting company Nord-Immobilien of Rostok filed two claims against the Privatisation Agency /PA/. Nord-Immobilen acted as the divestment intermediary for the enterprises grouped in the so-called Electronics pool The foreign consultant claims

Business | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PARLIAMENT EXPECTED TO PASS 24 BILLS BY DECEMBER

`The legislative program of the Simeon II National Movement envisages the adoption of 24 bills by the end of the year,` Ognyan Gerdzhikov, Parliament Speaker, said. By December 21, when the MPs will go on Christmas recess, 30 regular plenary sessions will

Politics | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00

GORDA ARDA CASCADE DEAL TO BE DECIDED BY NOVEMBER

`By mid October we will come up with a position on the Gorna Arda hydro-power cascade project,` Deputy Prime Minister Kostadin Paskalev told reporters. The work group, appointed to supervise the project, will complete its analysis on the Bulgarian-Turkish

Business | October 15, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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