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EXPECTED RISE OF WATER PRICES IN 2002

Drinking water prices may go up next year because the national water supply system needs fundamental upgrade, Ivan Saev, deputy minister of regional development said. Now 57% of the water is lost in leakages.

Business | August 23, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

TURKISH BUS STOLEN FROM A HOTEL SECURE PARKING

Criminals stole the Mercedes-604 bus with Turkish registration from a secure parking lot in front of the Hrankov hotel 4 - 6 a.m.

Sports | August 23, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SERKAN EARNS GALATASARAY CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PLACE

Reuters - Turkey`s Galatasaray booked their place in the Champions League on Wednesday after drawing 1-1 with Levski Sofia for a 3-2 aggregate victory in the third qualifying round. `We witnessed a very difficult match as Levski showed in both encounters

Sports | August 23, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

GALATASARAY STEP UP IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Turkey`s Galatasaray booked their place in the Champions League on Wednesday after drawing 1-1 with Levski Sofia for a 3-2 aggregate victory in the third qualifying round.

Politics | August 23, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

Foreign currency reserve was reduced to EUR 3.465 billion, i.

Business | August 23, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIA CONDEMNS DESTRUCTION OF ORTHODOX CHURCH IN MACEDONIA

`We categorically condemn the blowing up of the St Atanasie Church at the monastery near Lesok in Tetovo region, Macedonia,` the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry spokesperson wrote in a statement received on Wednesday, 22 August.

Views on BG | August 23, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BRITISH TV 4: GO AND BUY REAL ESTATE IN BULGARIA

British families with restricted budgets who still would like to have a summer house somewhere abroad, should abandon the expensive properties in Spain and look into the opportunities available in Bulgaria, the British TV Channel 4 advised. The TV broadca

Views on BG | August 23, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

PRISONERS FROM VARNA GO ON STRIKE

31 prisoners on remand from the Varna prison went on hunger strike. They protested against decree ?2 that allows criminals of serious crimes to cohabit with criminals of minor crimes.

Politics | August 22, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

LUKOIL AND NEC HEAD TOP 100 COMPANIES LIST

Lukoil-Neftochim oil refinery, the National Electricity Company /NEC/ and the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company /BTC/ are rated as the three largest companies on the Top 100 list of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 6000 companies, regist

Business | August 22, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

POPE JOHN PAUL II WILL VISIT BULGARIA IN MAY

Pope John Paul II will visit Bulgaria next spring, most probably in May, was announced after a meeting between the Foreign Minister Solomon Passy and the Apostolic Nuncio in Bulgaria Antonio Mennini. The Pope will visit not only Christian Orthodox repres

Politics | August 22, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PM DISCUSSES GORNA ARDA WITH TURKISH VICE PREMIER

Bulgarian prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg met last night with the Turkish deputy premier Mesut Yilmaz who arrived on a short private visit. Saxe-Coburg and Yilmaz discussed the future of the joint Turkish-Bulgarian project for the construction of a powe

Politics | August 22, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

KING OF JORDAN COMES TO BULGARIA THIS WEEKEND

Abdullah II, King of Jordan will visit Bulgaria on 25th and 26th August. Bilateral agreements on cooperation in education, science and culture, air communications and cooperation in health care and the medical sciences.

Politics | August 22, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW VISITS BULGARIA

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew arrives in Bulgaria, accompanied by three hierarchs on September 5 to attend two scientific conferences. The first conference on Byzantium and the Balkans will take place in Plovdiv until September 7.

Politics | August 22, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PLAMA WORKERS TO APPROACH THE STRASBOURG COURT

Plama oil refinery workers approached the European Court of Justice in Strasbourg with a complaint in which they stated that all legal ways to protect their rights in Bulgaria were exhausted, disclosed Dnevnik Daily. The employees of the refinery warned o

Business | August 22, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

AGROPOLYCHIM WITH PERMIT FOR GAS PIPE

The Devnya-based plant Agropolychim, Bulgargas was granted permit to build a 2540 meters long natural gas pipeline that will connect the Strashimirovo gas station and Beloslav. The project is badly needed since there is a necessity of an ongoing natural

Business | August 22, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

INDEPENDENT EXPERTISE ON KOZLODUJ ACCIDENT

The Committee for peaceful Implementation of Atomic Energy will conduct an independent expertise to clarify the incident. Nothing extraordinary has happened when a plant’s temporary retaining wall fell between August 19 and August 20 and that is why the d

Politics | August 22, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

IMF CONCERNED ABOUT THE NEW TAX REFORMS

International Monetary Fund is very concerned about the proposed tax changes by the government, Jerald Schiff, Chief of IMF mission in Bulgaria was quoted to say by Dnevnik Daily. "The present situation undoubtedly makes the negotiations in September more

Business | August 22, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

US 6TH FLEET COMMANDER VISITS BULGARIA

Gregory Johnson, US Vice Admiral arrives in Bulgaria on Wednesday, August 22. The three-day official visit is part of the military agreement between Bulgaria and the US.

Politics | August 21, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BALKAN RESUMES THE NEGOTIATIONS WITH TOKUDA

Balkan Airline will resume the negotiations for the sale of the carrier with the representatives of Tokuda on Wednesday, wrote Dnevnik Daily. A letter with Dr.

Business | August 21, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

Kyustendil municipality and Chinese businessmen have agreed to establish two joint ventures for the production of detergents and for timber processing. The capital and the technologies will be provided by the Chinese partners.

Business | August 21, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

STOYANOV REJECTS 9 PRESIDENTS` MOUNTAIN INVITATION

Bulgarian President Peter Stoyanov will not be able to attend, due to a very busy schedule, the meeting in Slovakia of ten heads of states in Central and East Europe, convened by the Slovak President Rudolf Schuster in September. 10 presidents were invite

Politics | August 21, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00
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