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GEORGE ROBERTSON ARRIVES TO DISCUSS BULGARIA’S READINESS TO JOIN NATO

NATO Secretary-General George Robertson arrives in Bulgaria on February 28, Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry announced. The visit is part of the tour of Robertson in the Alliance candidate states.

Politics | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

WORLD BANK EXPERT SAYS NEXT 12 MONTHS ARE DECISIVE FOR BULGARIA

”The next 12 months will be decisive for Bulgaria if it wishes to join the technologically advanced states,” World Bank regional director for Europe and Asia Kevin Kliver told a news conference in Paris after a three-day forum on the development of knowle

Politics | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

POLAND’S AMBASSADOR: TIME IS CRUCIAL FOR BULGARIA’S EU ENTRY

“The question of Bulgaria and Romania is out of discussion because they should become members of the European Union. The important question here is time.

Politics | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR JANUARY WAS 17,99%, THE EMPLOYMENT AGENCY ANNOUN...

Unemployment rate for January was 17,99%, the Employment Agency announced. The registered unemployed people are down about 21,000 over the same period last year.

Politics | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER PASSY AND US AMBASSADOR RICHARD MILES DISCUSSED THE F...

Foreign Minister Passy and US Ambassador Richard Miles discussed the future of bilateral relations at a meeting on the occasion of Ambassador Miles’ forthcoming departure from Bulgaria. After the end of the meeting Minister Passy described the mandate of

Politics | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

MEDICS IN LIBYA: WE ARE INNOCENT AND THIS KEEPS OUR FAITH ALIVE

We are innocent and this keeps our faith alive, the Bulgarian medics in Libya said in an address to the Bulgarian journalists in Tripoli, quoted by the Foreign Ministry. “First of all we would like to thank all of you, who stood by us from the very beginn

Politics | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARTABAC CEO TO APPROACH PROSECUTOR ON EX-DEPUTY MINISTER

Georgi Popov, Executive Director of Bulgartabac Holding, considers to approach the Prosecutor’s Office on the working draft contract, made public by former Deputy Economy Minister Lyubka Kachakova. This transpired at a press conference on the controversia

Politics | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA MAY COUNT ON THE SUPPORT OF GERMANY AND BAVARIA, MEGLENA KUNE...

Bulgaria may count on the support of Germany and Bavaria, Meglena Kuneva, Chief Negotiator with the European Union said upon her return from a five-day visit in the countries. EU enlargement has been discussed during her visit there.

Politics | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE NATIONAL SERVICE FOR COMBATING ORGANIZED CRIME (NSCOC) DETAINED FO...

The National Service for Combating Organized Crime (NSCOC) detained four persons suspected of being accomplices or members of rings smuggling meat, electronics and illegally transferring money from Bulgaria, Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Boiko Borisso

Politics | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

SOCIALIST PARTY DEMANDS INFO ON CHECKED PRIVATISATION DEALS

Results from the Interior Ministry checks into privatisation deals are to be presented to the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in less than two months, Interior Minsitry Chief Secretary Boyko Borissov and the party’s leadership decided during their meeting

Politics | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

SOFIA, SKOPJE AND NIS WILL COOPERATE IN TROLLEY PRODUCTION

An agreement on cooperation in the production of trolleys and roadbeds in the region was reached in the third day of the second economic forum on trans-border cooperation among Sofia, Skopje and Nis. At the next meeting of the three mayors in Skopje in th

Politics | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRELIMINARY DATA PUTS THERMO-POWER PLANT MARITSA IZTOK 2 PROFIT FOR 20...

Preliminary data puts thermo-power plant Maritsa Iztok 2 profit for 2001 at BGN 14 M. The same amount of money is to be earmarked for its investment program for 2002.

Politics | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

RUSSIA TO PAY OUT DEBT TO BULGARIA IN CURRENCY AND WITH GOODS

Russia will pay its debt to Bulgaria in currency and with goods, it emerged after the meeting of Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg and Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Kudrin. Bulgaria’s Deputy Economy Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev said tha

Business | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA, RUSSIA READY TO INVIGORATE ECONOMIC COOPERATION

Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Ministers Nikolay Vassilev and Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Kudrin declared that Russia and Bulgaria will invigorate bilateral economic cooperation at the meeting of the Russian-Bulgarian intergovernmental commission on tr

Business | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

MEXICO TO PLAY FRIENDLY AGAINST BULGARIA IN WORLD CUP WARM-UP

Mexico will play Bulgaria instead of Macedonia in a World Cup warm-up in San Diego on March 13, the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) announced. The game against Macedonia was cancelled due to "internal problems currently faced by the Macedonian national

Sports | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

HILTON TO PRESENT SMASH-HIT ROMANTIC COMEDY SHIRLEY VALENTINE IN MARCH

Hilton Sofia Hotel with Richmond Productions will present the London and Broadway smash-hit romantic comedy Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell on March 4 and 5 as of 19:30 at Moussala Ballroom. Tickets are BGN 150.

Society | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FOREIGN INVESTMENTS AGENCY CHIEF: BUSINESS CLIMATE FAVOURABLE

Foreign investments in Bulgaria can be given a positive assessment, Nikolay Marinov, Executive Director of Foreign Investments Agency said, citing Solvey and American Standard as examples of this. In his opinion the large-scale foreign projects create new

Views on BG | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

NEW CAPITAL BRINGS RENEWED VIGOR TO A NEW EUROPE

Abstracted from the Associated Press An unprecedented gathering in Prague this Spring will address new financing tools for the intensifying urban and infrastructure development needs of the nations of Central and Eastern Europe.

Views on BG | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

U.S. OIL MAJORS DENY BALKAN PIPELINE INTEREST

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Business | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

UKRAINE OPENED CONSULATE IN BULGARIA’S SEASIDE CITY VARNA. OLEG NIKOLA...

Ukraine opened consulate in Bulgaria’s seaside city Varna. Oleg Nikolaevich was appointed consul general.

Politics | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CABINET TO REMIT BGN 128 M OF STATE RAILWAY DEBT

The Cabinet will write off the debt of the Bulgarian State Railway Company (SRC), which totals BGN 128 M by transferring them to the statute capital of the company, amendments to the Railway Transport Act, adopted by Parliament, envisage. Transforming the

Business | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00
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