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TURKEY LIFTED VISAS FOR BULGARIANS

Bulgarian tourists will be able to spend up to three months in Turkey without a visa, according to a decision announced by the Turkish government. The new regime is effective as of today.

Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

OVER 150 HOSPITALS APPLIED TO NHIF

Over 150 hospitals submitted documents to the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) for signing contracts, Dimiter Iliev, Director of Health Insurance Budget Department of the fund, announced. The hospitals are obliged to provide information on the equipm

Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

NPP KOZLODUI TO RECEIVE NUCLEAR FUEL FROM RUSSIA

Russian company Tvel will supply new nuclear fuel for the small reactors of Nuclear Power Plant Kozlodui, 24 Hours daily announced. The news was announced after the term for submitting offers had expired.

Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

BGN 11.6 BLN NECESSARY ON ENERGY SAVING

The average specific consumption of power may dropped by 50% in the existing housing fund, if the energy saving measures are implemented, show the calculations of the National Energy Saving Effectiveness Plan, promoted by the State Energy Effectiveness Ag

Business | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

MRF: `BG ETHNIC MODEL IS A POLITICAL ACHIEVEMENT`

The Bulgarian ethnic model is most of all a political product and not only a result of the historical co-existence of the ethnic groups. That was what Lyutfi Mestan said yesterday after the end of the two-day round table `The Bulgarian Ethnic Model` in So

Politics | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

PRAMATARSKI REMAINS LEADER OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY

The Supreme Party Council of the Democratic Party passed a vote of confidence for Alexander Pramatarski. He will keep the post of DP leader after 45 out of a total of 47 people participating in the sitting supported him.

Politics | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

SIMEON II: ` I HAVE ONLY ONE OPTION: TO BECOME PM`

`I have only one option: to become Prime Minister`, Simeon II told the Spanish newspaper `El Mundo` in an interview. He says further that he would not run for the presidency because Bulgaria has a president who people value and who will win a second term.

Politics | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

CURRENCY EXCHANGE FOR EUROS IN BG STARTS IN 2002

Twelve European currencies will be exchanged for euros in Bulgaria starting January 1, 2002. The single European currency will replace the monetary units of Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, P

Business | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

SOLVAY SODI SODA ASH MAKER WITH $ 3.7 M NET PROFIT

The Solvay Sodi soda ash maker reported a net profit of $ 3.7 M for last year.

Business | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

NUMBER OF `LIFE` INSURANCES IN BG DROPPED

1.094 million life-insurance contracts were effective in 2000, show the data of the Insurance and Gambling Supervision Agency (IGSA).

Business | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

PUTIN LOOKS FORWARD TO PROMOTE BG/RUSSIA RELATIONS

This is what the letter from Russia`s president Vladimir Putin to Simeon II says: `Dear Mr Saxe-Coburg,

Politics | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

CHECKUPS ON 3 MORE MINISTERS

Checkups after publications against Agriculture Minister Ventsislav Varbanov, former Transport Minister Vilhelm Kraus and husband of Foreign Minister Nadejda Mihailova-Kamen, were prepared by the team of Nikola Filchev. Varbanov will be checked on the sal

Politics | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

PEOPLE SMUGGLING RING TROUGH BG BROKEN

A ring smuggling foreigners through Bulgaria was broken in a joint operation of the local police and the Regional Service for Organized Crime Control. Twelve illegal aliens were caught in the operation before sneaking into Yugoslavia.

Business | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

NETF FUNDED 46 ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS IN BG

In the five years since its establishment, the National Environment Trust Fund (NETF) has funded 46 environmental projects (half of them already completed) which have cost a total of BGN 118 M. Some BGN 30 M was granted by the NETF.

Business | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA SHOWS PROGRESS TO THE EU

At a meeting of the European Integration Council the Government heard information on the country`s progress in implementing the EU membership criteria. The information has been prepared to be used in the annual report of the European Commission on the pro

Business | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

MINISTER SAID CONTRACT WITH AREMISSOFT IS CLEAR

Health Minister Ilko Semerdjiev has not been officially served an indictment, the Health Ministry press office told BTA Friday following press reports that Semerdjiev would be held liable for violations of the Public Procurement Act in signing a contract

Business | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

AREMISSOFT COMMENTS ON RECENT NEWS IN BULGARIA

NEW YORK,(BUSINESS WIRE)-June 30, 2001-AremisSoft Corporation (NASDAQ:AREM), a leading nternational supplier of enterprise-wide software and Internet-enabled solutions for the manufacturing, hospitality, healthcare and construction industries, today comme

Views on BG | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

KING`S MOVEMENT: MORE NEGOTIATIONS NEXT WEEK

The possibility for a coalition agreement was discussed Friday at a meeting between the leaders of the Simeon II National Movement and the ethnic Turks` dominated Movement for Rights and Freedoms. `Both sides agreed to first consider the principal aspects

Politics | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

PRESIDENT STOYANOV SEES HANDOVER OF YUGOSLAVIA`S EX-PRESDENT MILOSEVIC TO HAGUE TRIBUNAL AS `IMPORTANT AND VERY BOLD STEP`.

President Peter Stoyanov assessed the handover of Yugoslavia`s ex-president Slobodan Milosevic to the International Tribunal in the Hague as an `important and very bold step,` the presidential Press Secretariat said. Earlier on Friday, the Bulgarian Forei

Politics | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT SENDS A LETTER TO THE KING

Letter from Russia`s president Vladimir Putin to Simeon II was brought by Chief Prosecutor Nikola Filchev. Yesterday, at 10.

Politics | June 29, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PROSECUTOR MAY INVESTIGATE PM KOSTOV

Yesterday magistrates from Nikola Filchev`s team have left on his bureau materials for prosecution checkup against PM Kostov, sources from the Law Courts revealed yesterday for Standart Daily. The cause is the statements of Vladimir Grashnov before `Stand

Politics | June 29, 2001, Friday // 00:00
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