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RAILWAYS COMPANY AND SYNDICATES EXPECTED TO RENEW NEGOTIATIONS TODAY

Negotiations between the State Railways Company management and the Trade Unions for increasing the salaries of the employees will continue today, the Bulgarian National Radio reported. The Railways Company director Vladimir Dounchev said that this will ha

Business | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE PRIVATIZATION AGENCY /PA/ SOLD THE SUMMER THEATRE IN THE SEASIDE R...

The Privatization Agency /PA/ sold the Summer theatre in the seaside resort of Sunny Beach AD – Nessebar at an open bidding tender. The price of the deal is BGN 1,139,000.

Politics | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE EUROPEAN UNION HAS AGREED ON A COMMON LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS IT CON...

The European Union has agreed on a common list of organizations it considers terrorists, singling out radical Basque separatist, Northern Irish and Middle Eastern groups, the Spanish government said Thursday.

World | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

JAPAN'S JOBLESS RATE HIT A RECORD HIGH FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT MONTH IN...

Japan's jobless rate hit a record high for the third straight month in November as the nation's lurch into recession forced companies to shed more workers.

World | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BUSH FIRES BURNED OUT OF CONTROL AROUND AUSTRALIA'S MAIN CITY SYDNEY A...

Bush fires burned out of control around Australia's main city Sydney and along its east coast on Friday as cooler, calmer conditions offered some respite but the weather forecast pointed to a problem weekend. More than 5,000 weary firefighters raced again

World | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, IN A LETTER TO ARGENTINA'S INTERIM PR...

The International Monetary Fund, in a letter to Argentina's interim president, said it is open to cooperation with the government to find a solution to the nation's economic crisis, the presidential palace said Thursday.

World | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

FERTILIZER PLANT WITH BGN 8 M LOSS AT END 2001

Chimko Vratsa Fertilizer plant is expected to post a loss of BGN 8 M at the end of 2001, BGN 4,747,000 less than last year, it emerged after the general shareholders meeting last week. The loss will be distributed in five equal portions over a five-year-p

Business | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE PLASTIC EXPLOSIVE THAT A PASSENGER ALLEGEDLY TRIED TO DETONATE ABO...

The plastic explosive that a passenger allegedly tried to detonate aboard a trans-Atlantic American Airlines flight last week was "very, very sophisticated," a U.S.

World | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

CABINET 2001 BUDGET WITH BGN 408 M DEFICIT AT END –NOV.

Cabinet’s budget for 2001 showed a BGN 408 M- deficit at end-November, Finance Ministry figures show. The deficit marks a reduction over the figure of BGN 433 M posted the previous month.

Politics | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

US ENTERGY TO START UPGRADING MARITSA IZTOK 3 IN MID-2002

US-based Entergy plans to launch a USD 650 M rehabilitation project of the 840 MgW Maritsa Iztok 3 coal-fired power plant most probably in the middle of next year, Dnevnik Daily reported, citing insiders. The National Electricity Company contracted Enterg

Business | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

MORE THAN 2000 FOREIGNERS SOUGH ASYLUM IN BULGARIA 2001

A total of 2,400 foreign nationals sought asylum in Bulgaria so far this year, the Agency for Refugees with the Cabinet announced. The Agency has received 8,200 applications for awarding refugee status since 1992.

Politics | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

CABINET RAISES STATE RAILWAYS CAPITAL

The capital of state-owned Railways will be raised, the Cabinet decided on December 27. The move is part of the plan for restructuring the company into two separate entities next year.

Business | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

JOHNNY WALKER REPRESENTATIVE ALLEGEDLY SMUGGLED WHISKY INTO BULGARIA

The Prosecutor’s Office charged Eli Gerganova, Johnny Walker representative for Bulgaria, with illegally importing whisky into Bulgaria and not paying customs duties. The investigation into the case has been initiated by the Economic Police.

Politics | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIAN MADE CIGARETTES UP WITH 42%, FOREIGN BRANDS WITH 31%

Bulgarian made cigarettes to go up with 42% on average and the foreign made brands to go up with 31%, the Cabinet decreed on December 26. The cigarettes with the old duty excise stamps will be sold at the old prices till the end of February, 2002.

Business | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

MEDICS IN LIBYA WITH CHRISTMAS PRESENTS FROM QADDAFI’S SON

The six Bulgarian medics, charged with intentionally infecting Libyan children with HIV met on December 27 an official from the Qaddafi International Foundation for Charity Associations, chaired by Seif al-Islam the son of the Libyan leader Muammar Qaddaf

Politics | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PAKISTAN AND INDIA FACE WAR, MIGNEWS REPORTED ON DECEMBER 27. DELHI HO...

Pakistan and India face war, MIGnews reported on December 27. Delhi holds nuclear weapons along the frontier, replying the dislocation of the Pakistani middle-range missiles, Daily Telegraph announced.

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SOCIALIST PARTY LEADER: YOUNG PEOPLE ARE OUR PRIORITY

The young people of Bulgaria and the local governance are the two priorities of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Sergey Stanishev, leader of the party said, describing the party’s future policy. According to him the society and the party itself need a

Politics | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

ISRAELI FORCES THURSDAY ENTERED THE NORTHERN PART OF THE CITY OF HEBRO...

Israeli forces Thursday entered the northern part of the city of Hebron, in an area under full Palestinian control, and arrested eight Palestinians, a statement from the Israel Defense Forces said. Those arrested were suspected of terrorist activity, and

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT TAKES WHAT IT DESCRIBES AS "MINIMAL" DIPLOMATIC ...

The Indian government takes what it describes as "minimal" diplomatic steps against Pakistan, while urging the Pakistani government to crack down on terrorism. India wants Islamabad to take action against two Kashmir-based militant groups blamed for a sui

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

RECORDS DISCLOSURE COMMISSION TO DEMAND LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENTS

The documents on the Regeneration Process on which no decision has been taken so far consist of more than 2000 pages. According to members of the Commission of Disclosure of Records the materials have been submitted to the Prosecutor’s Office in 1991.

Politics | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

GERMAN DAILY: RWE MAY ASSIST N-PLANT IN NUCLEAR FUEL TRANSPORT

The energy concern RWE, which is based in the German province of Essen, is willing to help the Bulgarian N-plant Kozloduy for the transportation of the exhausted nuclear fuel to storages in Russia where it is further processed, German daily Berliner Zeitu

Views on BG | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00
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