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PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE APPEALS AGAINST RELEASE OF TRAGIC DISCO MANAGER

Anguel Nikolov, manager of the Indigo disco club, has been taken into custody for three days, the maximum period the Prosecutor’s Office can impose, the Prosecutor’s Office press center announced in connection with the release of the manager of Sofia disc

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

THE GOVERNMENT APPROVED A DECREE FOR THE EXECUTION OF THE STATE BUDGET...

The Government approved a decree for the execution of the state budget for 2002.

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

AIRPORT VARNA REOPENED AFTER SEVERAL HOURS CLOSURE

Airport Varna was closed for several hours due to heavy fog, officials from the airport announced. Around 4pm, a business flight was not allowed to land at the airport and was returned to Sofia due to the bad weather conditions.

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

THE STATE CONTINUES TO PLACE OBSTACLES BEFORE THE PEOPLE WHO TRY TO DE...

The State continues to place obstacles before the people who try to develop the middle-sized business companies, the regular annual report of the Center for Economic Development, reads. The report will be published in the middle of February.

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

COMMITTEE TO DRAW UP PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH PROTECTION

The Cabinet appointed the members of a committee, which is to draw up a program on the protection of children and youth’s health and safety. Education Minister Vladimir Atanasov will head the Committee.

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

CHIEF SECRETARY OF INTERIOR MINISTRY WITH HIGHEST RATING, SURVEY SHOWS

Boyko Borissov, the Chief Secretary of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry has highest rating among the Bulgarians, a survey of the National Center for Research of the Public Opinion shows. 64% of the Bulgarians approved Borissov’s activities.

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

PRESIDENT STOYANOV SIGNED A DECREE ON DECEMBER 21 FOR THE PROMULGATION...

President Stoyanov signed a decree on December 21 for the promulgation in the “State Gazette” the Budget Act for 2002 and the State Assistance Budget Act for 2002.

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

THE SUBSCRIBERS OF MOBIKOM AND GLOBUL WILL BE ABLE TO EXCHANGE SMSS AM...

The subscribers of Mobikom and Globul will be able to exchange SMSs among each other, starting from December 27.

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

ELECTRICITY, HEATING 10% RISE DECREED IN SPITE OF COURT BEING AGAINST

The ministers decided on December 27, prices of electricity and heating to go up with 10%, Milko Kovachev newly appointed Minister of Energy announced. The ministers decreed the increase in spite of the fact that the Court overturned that decision of the

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

EUR 70 M GRANTED TO BULGARIA FOR EARLIER CLOSURE OF N-PLANT FOUR UNITS

EUR 70 M will be granted to Bulgaria for earlier decommissioning of the first four units of the nuclear plant Kozloduy under a financial memorandum, approved by the Cabinet. The funds under the program will be transferred to Bulgaria through the Internati

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

REPORT ON STATE FUND “AGRICULTURE” PRESENTED TO CHIEF PROSECUTOR

Plamen Mollov, chairman of the agriculture and forests committee with the Parliament presented to the Chief Prosecutor Nikola Filchev a report on the activities of the state fund “Agriculture.” In October, 2001 a special committee was established to inves

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

POLICE TO HEIGHTEN THE SECURITY MEASURES IN ALL WINTER RESORTS DUE TO ...

Police to heighten the security measures in all winter resorts due to the expected increase in the number of children there, Vassil Vassilev, head of the Police ordered.

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

CHRISTMAS BONUSES WERE PAID OR WILL BE PAID SOON IN ALL MINISTRIES, TH...

Christmas bonuses were paid or will be paid soon in all ministries, the ministers announced before their regular governmental meeting.

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

SOFIA MUNICIPALITY CALLED ON DRIVERS NOT TO USE THEIR PERSONAL CARS

Officials from the Sofia Municipality called on the drivers not to use their personal vehicles and to travel with the public transport. Due to the heavy snowfall there are very few parking places in the center.

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

BGN 2,000 GRANTED TO FAMILIES OF KILLED, INJURED KIDS IN DISCO TRAGEDY

The Finance Ministry will release BGN 2,000 to each of all nineteen families, whose children have been killed or seriously injured in the tragic event on December 21, Finance Minister Milen Velchev announced on December 27 before the Cabinet meeting. Seve

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

BULGARIA AND GREAT BRITAIN TO COOPERATE AGAINST DRUG TRAFFICKING

Bulgarian Finance Minister Milen Velchev and British Ambassador to Bulgaria Youn Souttar signed an agreement on cooperation against drug trafficking between the governments of Bulgaria and Great Britain. The British government commits to providing equipme

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

IT SECTOR IN 2001 UNAFFECTED BY GLOBAL RECESSION

The IT sector progressed in 2001 unaffected by the economic global slowdown. According to analysts this is due to the fact that the sector is still underdeveloped.

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

THE CHANNEL TUNNEL BETWEEN UK AND FRANCE HAS BEEN REOPENED AFTER SOME ...

The Channel Tunnel between UK and France has been reopened after some 500 refugees trying to get to Britain stormed the French entrance in two waves. Authorities arrested 129 refugees who broke through security in the first wave on Tuesday night and got a

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

ARGENTINA WILL INTRODUCE NEW CURRENCY ARGENTINO.”DESPERATE TO REVIVE T...

Argentina will introduce new currency Argentino.”Desperate to revive the spent economy and keep a lid on social unrest, the cash-strapped government said Wednesday a new currency, the Argentino, would start circulating in January alongside the peso and th

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

OSAMA BIN LADEN ACCUSED THE UNITED STATES OF HATING ISLAM IN AN EXCERP...

Osama bin Laden accused the United States of hating Islam in an excerpt of a videotaped statement aired Wednesday by the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television network.

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

SUNNY BEACH SEA RESORT TO PAY DIVIDEND

Shareholders of the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach decided to distribute BGN 13,498 M as a dividend payment equal to some 50% of the current market value of its shares. Shareholders decided to pay BGN 6,98 dividend per each share with a face value of one

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