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GAS DEBT TO BE SUBSTITUTED BY STATE BONDS

The non-performing debt of heating companies to state natural gas monopoly Bulgargas will be substituted by state bonds, issued by the Finance Ministry. The measure, which aims at the reconstruction of the heating companies, is included in a report of the

Business | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

A PUBLIC DISCUSSION FOR THE PROPOSED BY THE NON-GOVERNMENTAL SECTOR CH...

A public discussion for the proposed by the non-governmental sector changes in the tax legislation for solving the problems with the frauds with VAT started in Sheraton hotel in Sofia.

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

IRENA PETRUNOVA WAS ELECTED DIRECTOR OF THE SUPERVISORY BOARD OF THE E...

Irena Petrunova was elected Director of the Supervisory Board of the Encouragement Bank at the shareholders` general meeting. Petrunova presides over the Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

EXPORTS OF FERTILIZERS LIKELY TO INCREASE

The competitiveness of Bulgaria`s fertilizers producers depends on the amount of energy used for the production of ammonia, Pari Daily wrote. The figures for Bulgarian plants (between 8,8 and 13,5 gigacal per ton) are much higher than the average in the w

Business | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

GERMAN OFFICIALS TO ASSIST IN BORDER COOPERATION

The German Hans Seidel Foundation will help the state bodies and administrations in the towns of Vidin in Bulgaria, Calafat in Romania, and Zaicar and Negotin in Serbia to develop the border cooperation and security improvement. Hans Seidel representative

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

62% APPROVE BULGARIAN POSITION IN THE CONFLICT

46.2% of the respondents in a poll, conducted by the sociological team of the Military Clubs and Information Executive Agency with the Defense Ministry, think that the strikes by the US and their allies against Afghanistan will have a negative effect on t

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

TELECOMMUNICATIONS BODY CLOSURE MAY BLOCK SECTOR

The closing down of the State Telecommunications Commission /STC/ may block the Bulgarian telecommunications activities, experts commented, quoted by Dnevnik Daily. Proposed amendments to the Telecommunications Act envisage the establishment of a Telecomm

Business | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

NEW TENDER FOR BUSINESS BANK TO BE OPENED

`A new tender for Business Bank will be opened,` Ivan Panchev, Trustee of the bankrupt institution, said. The Agency for Government Claims is dissatisfied with the failed tender and does not approve the evaluation.

Business | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

MOBILE X~RAY DEVICES TO MONITOR IMPORTS

The European Union will provide to the Bulgarian customs a modern X-ray equipment for a precise border control of trucks and containers. The devices will give the opportunity to control the vehicles in any place on the country`s territory.

Business | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

MOST BULGARIANS AGAINST THE IMF TERMS

The latest round of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) begins with the public opinion sharply divided on two key issues, a survey conducted from 6 to 13 October, 2001 by the agency `Alpha research`, published by Dnevnik Daily shows. M

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PRICES OF TOURIST SERVICES TO INCREASE

`The prices of the Bulgarian tourist packages sold abroad will rise in the range of 15% to 30% in case that Value Added Tax (VAT) is imposed on them. Thus, the packages will become non-competitive on the European market,` the Bulgarian representatives of

Business | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CONSULTANT ON BALKAN AIRLINES TO BE SOUGHT

The Bulgarian Ministry of Transport and Communications will open a tender for a consultant on the strategy for the Bulgarian national carrier, Balkan airlines. That was announced by Transport Minister Plamen Petrov.

Business | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE CANDIDATE FOR VICE PRESIDENT FROM `COALITION FOR BULGARIA`, ANGEL ...

The candidate for Vice President from `Coalition for Bulgaria`, Angel Marin, said for Trud Daily that the concept `national security` should be redefined because as it stands, it only points to armed attack, political dictatorship and economic pressure. M

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ACCORDING TO SOURCES OF THE CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS OF THE CANDIDATE PRE...

According to sources of the campaign headquarters of the candidate presidential couple Bonev-Zhelezchev, as President, Stoyanov spent funds that are seven to eight times more than his predecessor Zhelyu Zhelev, and used 30 cars of the National Bodyguard S

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

OFFERS FOR VARNA SHIPYARD TO BE OPENED IN PUBLIC

The offers of the companies proposing rehabilitation plans for the Varna shipyard will be opened at the ministry of economy today, it emerged from a statement of vice premier Nikolay Vasilev in Varna. By the Saturday deadline offers were submitted by six

Business | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

PM LEAVES FOR BRUSSELS AND STRASBOURG

Prime minister Saxe-Coburg leaves today for his first visit abroad, at the invitation of his Belgian counterpart, Ferhofstadt. The two-day business visit had to take place on September 12, but had to be postponed in relation with the terrorist acts in the

Politics | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA CHECKING REPORT OF JOURNALISTS BEING HELD HOSTAGE IN AFGHANISTAN

BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom The Foreign Ministry is trying to verify a report that three Bulgarian reporters are being held hostage in Afghanistan.

Views on BG | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ROMANIA IN GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS REPORT FOR FIRST TIME

Rompres Agency, Bucharest This year, Romania was for the first time included in the global competitiveness report drawn by the World Economic Forum, along with other 16 states, among which Slovenia, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.

Views on BG | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SECOND DANUBE BRIDGE `SMOOTHLY AND ON TIME`

Transport and Communications Minister Plamen Petrov expressed a hope that the work on the construction of the second bridge over the Danube will be completed by 2006. He said at a talk show in the Bulgarian National Radio that Bulgaria also should develo

Business | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

HOLOGRAM STICKERS FOR TAXI CABS

Hologram stickers will show the difference between the regular and the fake taxi cabs. By end-January, the special signs will be sticked on all cars in Sofia, sources from the Branch Chamber of Taxi Drivers and Carriers said yesterday.

Business | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00

FAMOUS BAND TO WARM UP ZUCCHERO

Italian musician Zucchero will be a guest in the `Show of Slavi` at bTV channeltonight. He`ll present his new album `Shake`.

Society | October 22, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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