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DAILY TELEGRAPH: BELGIUM EMBASSY IN BG SOLD VISAS

Belgium`s incoming presidency of the EU is being overshadowed by systematic sale of EU entry visas to criminal gangs, says the e-edition of Daily Telegraph. The worst case stems from the testimony of a senior Belgian diplomat, Myrianne Coen, who has filed

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

I`NET DISCUSSION ON EU EXPANSION STARTS TOMORROW

A special Internet discussion under the motto `The expansion of the EU to the East–the chance for us` will be held tomorrow starting on-line at 3 p.m.

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN SHIP CAUGHT AGAIN SMUGGLING DIESEL FUEL

The Hristo Botev boat was caught in an attempt to smuggle diesel fuel for the fourth time this year. The motorboat was impounded at the Vidin port.

Business | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PRESIDENT STOYANOV WILL NOT ARRANGE COALITIONS

President Stoyanov will not take part in the coalitions` arrangement. `The eventual unifying of Simeon II Movement and UDF would be decided only by the governing bodies of the two formations`, President Stoyanov said.

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA/ROMANIA AGREEMENT ON MESTA TANKER

Navigation Bulgare Maritime will pay $850.000 for the putting down of the fire that broke on the Mesta tanker on May 7, in the Romanian port of Constanta.

Business | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BG/RUSSIA SECOND MEETING OF TWINNED TOWNS

Russia`s First Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Avdeev described the changes in Bulgaria as significant and expressed hope for deeper bilateral relations during the second meeting of twinned towns of the two countries in Moscow. Avdeev was ambassador in

Business | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ASSOCIATED PRESS: LONG LIVE THE KINGS

Bulgarian ex-king`s path to political power could be model for other dethroned monarchs By BURT HERMAN

Views on BG | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

THE KING WILL SELECT PM AND MINISTERS PERSONALLY

Simeon II will personally single out the parliamentary chief, the PM, the ministers and the candidates for district governors, Standart daily reported. This right was given to him by the statutes regulating the organization and activities of the parliamen

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

121 EX INFORMERS IN 11 YEARS GOVERNMENTS

121 persons in the governments during the past 11 years have been collaborators of the former State Security and the Military Intelligence, it transpired yesterday from the report of the Classified Files Commission. Two of the Premiers are also card-index

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

PEOPLE in Bulgaria have become poorer by 86.88% since 1997.

Business | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SOCIALIST NOMINATED DEPUTY CHAIR OF PARLIAMENT

Academician Blagovest Sendov was nominated a deputy chair of the 39th National Assembly by the Coalition for Bulgaria. The caucus will be

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SIMEON II MOVEMENT CONCERNED ABOUT ARMY DEALS

In a statement King`s`s team on foreign policy and national security insists that the ministry of defense should consider well the deal on the re-equipment of two military airports under NATO standards. The hectic efforts of the defense ministry to close

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

KING`S EXPERTS: DO NOT SELL GSM 3 NOW

In an open letter to the government the Simeon II National Movement /SNM/ insists that the government should leave it for the future cabinet to decide on the sale of the third GSM license. The SNM fears the cabinet may approve the proposal of the State Te

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SKF NOMINATED EXLUSIVE BUYER OF BEARINGS PLANT

The Swedish company SKF, selected as the exclusive buyer for the Sopot bearings plant, offers BGN 15 million to acquire the facility. The information was announced by Mariana Pecheyan, managing director of VSK Kentavar, another candidate for the bearings

Business | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

USD 1.463BN FLOATED BY WB FOR 25 OPERATIONS

The overall amount of credits extended by the World Bank /WB/ to Bulgaria stands at USD 1.463 billion for 25 operations, said Thomas

Business | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

TRADE BALANCE WITH RUMANIA DECREASING

Bulgarian exports to Rumania has grown 220% in the first quarter of this year, as compared to the previous one, which reduces the trade balance we had in the bilateral trade with this country, said Krassimira Likova, a commercial adviser of the Bulgarian

Business | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

VIDACHIM BANKRUPT DELCARED

Court of Appeals declared Vidachim, which was in a liquidation procedure, bankrupt, considered from June 21, 2001. Creditors Karbonex-Germany, First Private Bank, and Chimgasimpex won the case against the Vidin-based company, said Alexander Dimitrov,

Business | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

`CISCO AVVID LIVE ON TOUR` IN BULGARIA

The live road show to showcase Cisco AVVID: the architecture for e-business has been in 30 countries in Europe and the Middle East before coming to Bulgaria. On June 28 and 29, in front of the Hilton Hotel the multi-country road show will offer customers

Business | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

KOSTOV REPLACED AS UDF CHAIRMAN BY E. MIHAILOVA

The outgoing PM Ivan Kostov resigned during the session of the National Executive Council of UDF in the National palace of Culture.

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BG PRESIDENT SUMMONED URGENT MEETING ON MACEDONIA

President Stoyanov summoned the top brass and the intelligence chief on an urgent meeting to analyse the latest developments in Macedonia, BTA announced. Attending were Defence Minister Noev, Chief of General Staff Gen.

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BALKAN SYNDICATES WANT PLANE SALE ANNULLED

Balkan Airlines` syndicates demand the sale of four TU 154-M planes be annulled. The complaint, filed in the Sofia Municipal Court, states the sale price is much lower than the actual market value.

Business | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00
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