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PARLIAMENT TO HELP UN AGAINST TERRORSIM

The Bulgarian Parliament adopted unanimously a declaration on the decision of the UN Security Council to accept Bulgaria as non-permanent member. `Bulgaria is decisive cooperate the international community in its efforts for the consolidation round democr

Politics | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

UN WORKSHOPS ON FOOD POLICIES STARTED IN SOFIA

Contemporary food policies in Southeast Europe will be discussed at the second `Workshop on Development of Food and Nutrition Action Plans` in South East Europe. The workshop started in Sofia on October 9.

Politics | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN PRESIDENT ATTENDS FORUM IN GENEVE

Bulgarian President Petur Stoyanov left on October 10, on a 24-hour working visit to Geneve. He attends there a meeting of the Policy Advisory Commission (PAC) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO.

Politics | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

JAPAN DONATES FUNDS TO SOFIA PHILHARMONIC

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy and the Japanese Ambassador in Sofia Akira Matsui exchanged notes for 50 M yen donation from the Japanese Government to the Sofia Philharmonic. The donation will be spent on purchase of musical instruments and soun

Politics | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BGN 182 M BUDGET DEFICIT REPORTED

`A deficit of BGN 182 M was reported in the consolidated budget from January to September, the Finance Ministry announced. Revenues stood at BGN 8,735 M and expenditures amounted to BGN 8,917 M.

Business | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA IN BRIEF

Nikolay Vassilev, Economy Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, proposed three alternatives to the zero profit tax on re-investment for investment stimulation at a meeting with the economic parliamentary commission. He also said that the tax changes package

Politics | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NO AGREEMENT WITH IMF POSES RISKS

Opinion of Stoyan Alexandrov, CEO of Tokuda Credit Express Bank and former Bulgarian Minister of Finance, published in PARI DAILY, `I have always been categorical that Bulgaria needs an arrangement with the International Monetary Fund /IMF/, as a form of

Views on BG | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ACCOUNTANTS WITH OBJECTIONS AGAINST THE NEW ACT

Termination of the reading of the new Accounting Act in the plenary hall a broad public discussion, representatives of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry /BCCI/ demanded. `The bill passed on first reading in Parliament without taking into cons

Business | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

LUXURY PRIVATE VEHICLES MOBILIZED BY THE ARMY

The Bulgarian army will mobilize luxury private vehicles. Military experts demand from the owners of expensive vehicles to declare their cars that will be entered in the military records.

Business | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BUSINESSMEN SUPPORT STOYANOV FOR 2D MANDATE

Petur Stoyanov and Nelly Kutskova met with Bulgarian business people at a fund-raising dinner on October 9. Stoyanov and Kutskova are independent candidates for President and Vice President.

Politics | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

US BUSINESSMEN CONCERNED WITH THE BUSINESS CLIMATE

The US Ambassador to Bulgaria, Richard Miles, expressed the concerns of US businessmen on the privatization process in Bulgaria. He did that at a meeting with the Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Nikola Filchev.

Politics | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

SIXTEEN INVESTORS INTERESTED IN BULGARTABAC

`Sixteen specially invited investors will attend a meeting of representatives of the Privatization Agency, the Economy Ministry and the former intermediary, Kreditanstalt, on the privatization of Bulgartabac Holding. The meeting will take place on October

Business | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ZERO TAX ON REINVESTED PROFIT INTRODUCED IN 2003

`The introduction of zero profit tax on reinvested profits will be postponed with one year, due to the social and economic situation, and the lack of readiness. The Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov said that after talks with experts from the

Business | October 10, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

HOSPITALS` ABILITY TO REACT IN CRISIS CHECKED

A National Operative Health Commission for Reaction in Crisis Situations was established in the Health Ministry. Experts from the Health Ministry, the Defense Ministry, the Military Academy and Civic Defense participate in the commission.

Politics | October 9, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BELARUS BEATEN OUT BY BULGARIA FOR SEAT ON UN

Belarusian news agency Belapan Belarus has failed to get a seat on the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member.

Views on BG | October 9, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

NO INFO FOR BULGARIAN CITIZENS IN AFGHANISTAN

`There are no extraordinary demands towards Bulgaria in connection with the US military operations in Afghanistan, `the spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry confirmed at a press briefing. `Bulgaria is ready to respond to any demands in support of the fight

Politics | October 9, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

OPPOSITION PARTY :BULGARIA REALLY FIGHT TERRORISM*

Text of report by Bulgarian radio [Announcer] The National Executive Council of the Union of Democratic Forces [SDS] has discussed the SDS`s stance on the US and UK air strikes against Afghanistan.

Views on BG | October 9, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

MOBILTEL`S FORMER CEO PASSED AWAY

Vladimir Grashnov, the former Executive Director of Mobiltel, passed away on October 9 in the governmental hospital after a long illness. Grashnov used to be member of the managing body of Standart Daily and chairman of the football team Levski Spartak.

Business | October 9, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER TO ATTEND EU FORUM ON TERRORISM

The Bulgarian Minister Solomon Passy will participate in a European conference on terrorism issues on October 20 in Brussels. Officials from the EU countries will participate in the forum.

Politics | October 9, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER IS CONSTANTLY IN TOUCH WITH NATO

The Consultative Council on National Security, summoned by the Bulgarian President Stoyanov, ended without official statements for the first time during the presidentila mandate of Stoyanov, Info Radio reported. The Council discussed the international sit

Politics | October 9, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

EX MINISTER:UN MEMBERSHIP INCREASED BG PRESTIGE

The decision to choose Bulgaria as non-permanent member to the UN Security Council is a proof that the country is a respected partner of the international community, according to the United Democratic Forces /UDF/ floor leader Nadezhda Mihailova. She used

Politics | October 9, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00
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