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NEW STATE AGENCY IN CHARGE OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

Draft amendments to the Public Procurement Act envisage the establishment of a new state agency in charge of public procurement. Its members are to be appointed by the Cabinet.

Politics | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

AMENDMENTS TO FIVE TAX LAWS APPROVED

BTA At an extraordinary meeting on October 31, the Government approved the 2002 national budget bill and a package of amendments to the tax laws concerning corporate income tax, local taxes and charges, VAT, personal income tax and excise duty.

Views on BG | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

FOREIGN DEMAND FOR BREAD WHEAT FALLS

Foreign demand for Bulgarian bread wheat has suffered a fall for the first time in years. Despite the 700,000 surplus tones from the 2001 crop, only 150,000 tones have been sold on international markets.

Business | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

FUNDAMENTALISM TRAINING MEDIA ALLEGATIONS REFUTED

The Chief Mufti of the Bulgarian Muslims, Selim Mehmed, urged the British paper Guardian and all other media organizations to apologize to local people. The media reported that in the Bulgarian village Muslim fundamentalists are being trained.

Politics | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CEYLAN HOLDING OWNER MAY GET 30 YEARS SENTENCE

`A state security court in Istanbul wants a 30-year prison sentence for Mahmud Ceylan,` the Turkish private television NTV announced. The defendant is the owner of Ceylan Holding which was awarded a big contract for the construction of the Gorna Arda hydr

Business | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BLACK SEA ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT STARTS IN JANUARY

`A new project of the Global Environmental Facility for reducing the nitrogen and phosphorus inflow into the Black Sea starts in January. Recent analyses proved that these two elements are the biggest threat to the Black Sea,` said Plamen Djadjev, Executi

Politics | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BURGAS COPPER MINES TO EXTRACT GOLD

Canadian equipment for extraction of a concentrate with a higher percent of copper and gold will be introduced in the Zidarovo pit, a part of Bulgaria’s Burgas Copper Mines. The Lawrence-Martin Zidarovo joint venture, which runs the pit, plans to launch t

Business | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

FITCH IBCA EXPECTED TO RAISE RATING ON BULGARIA

`The experts of Fitch IBCA, the international rating agency, are waiting for the agreement with the IMF and a conservative prudent budget for 2002 before raising Bulgaria's rating,` Deputy Finance Minister Krassimir Katev said. On October 30, Fitch IBCA a

Business | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CIVIL LIABILITY INSURANCE CAMPAIGN BEGAN

Insurance companies announced the start of the 2002 Civil Liability car insurance campaign on October 29, 2001. The insurance is obligatory for all car owners.

Business | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BODO HOMBACH: STABILITY PACT CLEARS ROAD TO EU

Pari Daily BY Georgi Kadiev

Views on BG | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

MAJOR CORPORATIONS, CITIBANK CLIENTS, ARE INTERESTED IN THE PRIVATIZAT...

Major corporations, Citibank clients, are interested in the privatization of the Bulgarian tobacco monopoly Bulgartabac, representatives of Schroder Salomon Smith Barney of Citigroup Inc. said after a meeting with Apostol Apostolov, head of the Bulgarian

Politics | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CABINET APPROVED 2002 BUDGET BILL

Bulgarian Press Agency BTA GDP growth for 2002 is projected at 4%, year-end inflation is projected at 4.

Views on BG | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT APPROVED 2002 BUDGET BILL

The Bulgarian Government approved at an extraordinary meeting the 2002 budget bill and the tax bills on October 31. A little after 5 pm on October 31, Finance Minister Velchev brought the budget draft to the Bulgarian Parliament.

Politics | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

VISIT OF FOREIGN MINISTER TO DENMARK POSTPONED

Foreign Minister Solomon Passy's visit to Denmark, originally scheduled for October 31-November 2, has been postponed due to the dissolution of the Danish Parliament, the preparations for early parliamentary elections and local elections in that country,

Politics | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

RUSSIA TIGHTENS NUCLEAR WASTE TRANSPORT SAFETY

Russian news agency Interfax The Russian Nuclear Safety Inspectorate has tightened the requirements on the transportation of spent nuclear fuel on the territory of Russia, head of the inspectorate's Siberian section Valentin Denisov told today's news co

Views on BG | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

A RADIOACTIVE CONTAINER WAS FOUND IN A PRIVATE HOME IN THE VILLAGE OF ...

A radioactive container was found in a private home in the village of Vladaya, several kilometers to the southwest of Sofia. There is no risk for exposure for local people, the Committee for Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy (CPUAE) announced.

Politics | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

FOUR AGENCIES WITH SURVEYS AT THE ELECTIONS

Four sociological agencies have filed documents in the Central Electoral Commission to make surveys among the voters on November 11. These agencies are Alpha Research, Gallup International and Sova Haris, the spokesman of the commission Bisser Troyanov an

Politics | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTRY SENT INSTRUCTIONS ON ELECTIONS

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has sent instructions to all Bulgarian Embassies for the presidential elections that will take place on November 11, Foreign Spokeswoman Elena Poptodorova announced at a press briefing. The instructions are on how the offici

Politics | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NEW SOFIA AIRPORT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR APPOINTED

The Minister of Transport and Communications Plamen Petrov signed a decree, with which the Sofia Airport Board of Directors members changed. Petko Tabakov, who used to be Chairman of the Board, Filio Filiovski who used to be Executive Director, Nikolay Pe

Business | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

STOYANOV INVITED TO ANTI-TERROR FORUM IN WARSAW

The Bulgarian President Peter Stoyanov has been invited to attend the anti-terror meeting in Warsaw that will take place on Novemebr 16, presidential press secretary Neri Terzieva announced. Terzieva qualified the invitation that Stoyanov received from hi

Politics | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NEW ARMY STRUCTURE TO BE DISCUSSED IN BRUSSELS

The Cabinet will approve the new structure of the Bulgarian military forces in the framework of Plan 2004 on November 1, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Elena Poptodorova announced. She added that the aim of the changes is to give a clear proof to the NATO H

Politics | October 31, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00
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