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CENTRAL EUROPIAN COUNTRIES COMPROMISE ON TRADE *

ABSTRACTED from Romanian news agency Rompres web site The participants in the Bucharest meeting of the Joint CEFTA Committee reached a compromise on October 11, regarding the trade with farm produce, on which opinions differ, Romanian foreign minister M

Views on BG | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARTABAC PRIVATIZATION STRATEGY NOT CLEAR YET

After the meeting with the potential candidates for the privatization of Bulgartabac holding, the government still does not have clear strategy on the privatization of the company. The only thing that is known so far is that the holding will be privatized

Business | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

MORE ETHNIC TURKS TO BE APPOINTED TO THE POLICE

`More Bulgarian Turks will be appointed to the police in the mixed-population regions. Thus the ethnic tension would be checked and confidence between us will strengthen,` Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Boyko Borissov said in Kurdzhali.

Politics | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA IN BRIEF

* An anonymous threat for bomb was made in the Sofia Courts of Justice, Info Radio reported. The building was evacuated and the region around it was partitioned off.

Politics | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIAN PROSTITUTION RINGS BUSTED*

ABSTRACTED from Le Monde - France Two Bulgarian prostitution rings were dismantled in September, the first of which operated in the French town of Strasbourg and the second in Orleans and Blois, by officers from French organisation OCRTEH, responsible fo

Views on BG | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

MORE MINORITY RIGHTS URGED

Financial Times By JUDY DEMPSEY

Views on BG | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

NATO MILITARY AIRCRAFT PERMIT NEGOTIATED

The Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy said that it is not necessary to evacuate the Bulgarian mission in Pakistan. If that is necessitated, though, the mission will be immediately evacuated.

Politics | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

OPPOSITION PARTY CRITICIZES THE CABINET`S WORK

The United Democratic Forces issued a declaration, criticizing the Cabinet`s work, Info Radio reported. The first 100 days since the new Government is in power will soon end.

Politics | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BALKAN METEREOLOGISTS FORUM STARTED IN SOFIA

A three-day seminar of the directors of hydrometeorological services on the Balkans started in Sofia on October 11 under the aegis of the World Meteorological Organization. The forum`s main topics are on capacity building and new technologies in meteorolo

Politics | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PIRDOP SMELTERY CAPITAL UP WITH USD 60 M

`The Belgian Umicore group, the majority shareholder in MDK Pirdop, will increase the capital of the copper smeltery with USD 60 M,` Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev said. The Bulgarian Government approved the annex to the contr

Business | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

UN MARKED BULGARIAN ARTIST ANNIVERSARY

The United Nations and UNESCO marked the centennial anniversary of the Bulgarian cartoonist and illustrator Iliya Beshkov (1901-1958). Beshkov`s works were exhibited in New York, Tel Aviv, Paris, London and Rome.

Society | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

NINETY AIR FORCE UNITS REFORMED

`Ninety air force units have been reformed in keeping with Agenda 2001,` General Stefan Popov, Air Force Chief of Command Staff, said. Thirteen units were restructured, 55 were disbanded, eleven were put under different command and 9 new were established.

Politics | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

KOZLUDUY INCIDENT WITHOUT BAD OUTCOME

Two containers with 22 stud bolts in them fell off a platform during their transportation to the reactor space of the 1,000 MW Unit Five of the Kozlodouy Nuclear Power Plant on October 10. Nobody was injured.

Business | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PALESTINE APPROVES BG EFFORTS AGAINST TERROR

President Stoyanov had an official meeting with the Palestinian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Nabil Shaat. Shaat invited, on behalf of the Palestinian leader Yassir Arafat, President Stoyanov and Foreign Minister Passy to visit Palest

Politics | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PRESIDENT FOR INT`N`L PATENTS CHANGES IN GENEVE

The Bulgarian President Petur Stoyanov said that the international patent system has to be reformed so that it becomes accessible for inventors and companies of the transition economy states. Stoyanov is in Geneve where he attended a session of the Politi

Politics | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

CHEMICAL PLANTS APPLY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS

Officials from the Environmental Ministry met representatives of 12 large companies that apply for permits for pollution prevention and control. LUKoil Neftochim Burgas, Kremikovtzi, Neochim, Orgachim, Promet, Stomana Industry and Sofia Med have applied f

Business | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BILL PROTECTS PERSONAL DATA

Employers, banks, insurance and educational institutions will inquire into citizens` personal data only after registration and permission by a commission. This is provided by the new protection of personal data bill, adopted by the Bulgarian parliament on

Politics | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

S&P: BULBANK IS THE MOST PROFITABLE IN THE REGION

The Bulgarian bank Bulbank is the most profitable bank in Central and Eastern Europe for 2000. A Standard&Poors`annual survey of the 100 largest banks in the region showed that.

Business | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BOMB EXPLOSION KILLED ONE MAN

A bomb exploded near a kindergarten and a secondary school in Pleven, Northern Bulgaria, around lunch time on October 11. It killed one man, according to the police.

Politics | October 11, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP MOVED TO BULGARIA

The world wrestling championships scheduled for New York last month but postponed after the terrorist attacks will now take place in Bulgaria and Greece, the international wrestling federation announced. FILA, wrestling`s world governing body, said the fr

Sports | October 11, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BGN 10 M TO FINANCE THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

`BGN 10, 194 M were granted from the government for the financing of the presidential elections, the Minister of the States Administration Dimitur Kalchev announced. 6, 380 M are to be used for the first round of he elections.

Politics | October 11, 2001, Thursday // 00:00
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