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LOTTERY HYSTERICS DUE TO A MILLION DRAWING

The 70th drawing of the `6 from 49` lottery will be over BGN 1M, the Bulgarian Sports Totalizer /BST/ reported. The big jackpot to be drawned on September 2 caused a real hysteria in the country.

Society | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

48 PEACE CORPS AMERICANS TRAINED IN PANAGYURISHTE

48 volunteers from the Peace Corps were trained in Panagyurishte, a town to the South of Central Sredna Gora mountain. They had a ten-week training period in Panagyurishte where they studied Bulgarian and Bulgarian culture 5 to 8 hours per day.

Society | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

NEGOTIATIONS ON TRANSPORT TO RUSSIA OF SPENT FUEL

Kozloduy Nuclear Plant negotiates with companies for export of electricity as a way to cover transportation costs of spent nuclear fuel to Russia. `The Russians offered very attractive terms of spent fuel storage and processing, `Yordan Yordanov the plant

Business | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

TWO INJURED AFTER A BOMB EXPLOSION

A bomb explosion in the Sofia Iztok quarter hurt two people, New Television reported. The windows on the `Todor Alexandrov` street broke from the explosion.

Politics | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

GORUBSO BANKRUPT ECONOMY MINISTER ANNOUNCES

A procedure towards bankruptcy of the mining company Gorubso was opened by the District Court in Smolyan, Southern Bulgaria, Economy Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev announced. The aim of these measures is to recover the company, prepar

Business | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

SIBANK SUPERVISORY BOARD CHAIRMAN RESIGNS

Slavcho Hristov will no longer be Chief of the Supervisory Board of Sibank. He will stay in the bank`s management as a main shareholder, though.

Business | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

ARD TV SHOOTS MOVIE ON BULGARIA

The biggest TV channel in Germany ARD comes to Bulgaria to shoot a documentary film on Bulgaria after September 15. Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg, Parliament Chairman Ognyan Gerdzhikov, Ahmed Dogan, leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms and some of

Society | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

FOLKLORE FEST IN ROJEN ON SEPTEMBER 8 AND 9

`Bel Epoque`, producing company, organizes a folklore fest in Rojen on September 8 and 9. Over 100 authentic folklore groups from all over the country will take part.

Society | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

APPOLONIA ANNUAL AWARD WINNER

Theodossii Spassov is this year`s winner of the Toxophoros annual award for contribution to the Bulgarian culture at the Appolonia fest.He plays the kaval/wooden flute/ like no one else because he transformed this originally a soft and mild instrument, in

Views on BG | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

APPOLONIA ART FESTIVAL OPENED IN SOZOPOL

Appolonia festival started with the premiere `Latino-Appolonia` of the group `Infinity` in Sozopol at the Black Sea. The fest will run for 10 days from September 1.

Politics | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

ONE KILLED IN ACCIDENT WITH MIG 23 AIRPLANE

One officer was killed and another one injured while doing a technical checkup of a MiG-23, the Defence Ministry announced officially, quoted by BTA agency. The accident occurred in unit No 32010 in Dobroslavtsi, near Sofia, around 11.

Politics | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

PARLIAMENT SPEAKER TO MEET COLONEL QADDAFI

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov left for Tripoli on the invitation of the Libya leader Mohmmar Qaddafi to participate in the celebrations for the National Holiday of the country. A meeting between Gerdzikov and colonel Qaddafi will take pla

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIAN AND ROMANIAN MINISTERS ON COOPERATION

Romanian News Agency Rompres `We have been working together and have decided to go on,` Romania`s Defence Minister Ioan Mircea Pascu said after meeting his Bulgarian counterpart Nikolai Svinarov in Plovdiv on 31 August.

Views on BG | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

MACEDONIAN AND BULGARIAN MINISTERS DISCUSS CRISIS

Macedonian State News Agency MIA Macedonian Defence Minister Vlado Buckovski on 31 August met Nikolay Svinarov, defence minister of Bulgaria.

Views on BG | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

TURKISH AND MACEDONIAN MINISTERS VISIT BULGARIA

Turkish Defence Minister Sabahattin Cakmakoglu and his Macedonian counterpart visited Bulgaria on 31 August. They were special guests at the change of the commander of Multinational Peace Brigade for Southeastern Europe and the chairman of the Political-M

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

TWO NEW DEPUTY FINANCE MINISTERS APPOINTED

Minister of Finance Milen Velchev presented at a press conference two of the new deputy ministers in the Financial Ministry. They are Atanas Kacarchev and Nahit Ziya.

Business | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

TURKEY GREECE BULGARIA AND ROMANIA AGREEMENT

Turkish News Agency Anatolia National Defence Minister Sabahattin Cakmakoglu left for Bulgaria on 31 August.

Views on BG | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BAT CONFIRMED ITS INTEREST IN BULGARTABAC

Georg Domizlaff, Europe`s regional director of British American Tobacco confirmed that BAT is interested in the coming privatization of Bulgartabac Holding, Bulgaria`s state-owned tobacco cigarette maker. He talked about that with Prime Minister Simeon Sa

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

US EMBASSY OPENS AGAIN

The US Embassy in Sofia opened after it was temporarily closed for citizens to check its security on August 30. The US Embassy to Bulgaria was temporarily closed in connection with a campaign, launched by the US government for information of American citi

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PLOVDIV CUSTOMS DIRECTOR FIRED

Nanyo Genchev, director of the customs office at the Plovdiv duty-free zone was fired. Emil Dimitrov, Head of the Customs Agency ordered a thorough investigation of the Plovdiv regional customs because of criminal procedures of five of its officials.

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BALKANPHARMA IN COURT FOR BUY OUT OFFER DENIAL

Balkanpharma Holding will challenge the State Committee on Securities and Stock Exchanges /SCSE/ in court for the banned buy-out offer, made by the Balkanpharma holding for the residual shares from the stock of its three facilities in Doupnitsa and Troyan

Business | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00
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