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ANGUEL MINEV WAS APPOINTED DEPUTY ENERGY MINISTER MARCH 4. HE WAS ONE ...

Anguel Minev was appointed Deputy Energy Minister March 4. He was one of the deputies of Milko Kovachev at the State Energy Agency, current Energy Minister and former Chairman of the State Energy Agency.

Politics | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THREE BULGARIAN COMPANIES – NUTRIM, BIOGAME AND ATLETIK, PRODUCE SPECI...

Three Bulgarian companies – Nutrim, Biogame and Atletik, produce special foods for athletes, competitive with the imports on the local market, mainly produced by US-based Universal, MLO, Sciteck Nutrition, California Fitness, Australia’s Musashi as well a

Politics | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

AFP: BULGARIA GIVES PENSION TO MAN WHO SHOT POPE

Bulgaria said Thursday that it plans to award a pension to a man who was jailed over the 1981 assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II and later released through lack of evidence. "Sergei Antonov's health has been destroyed" since the trial in which "h

Views on BG | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

VISA AGREEMENT WITH RUSSIA TO BE SIGNED MARCH 4

The agreement for relaxed visa regime between Bulgaria and Russia will be signed March 5 in Sofia by Foreign Minister Passy and Vladimir Titov, Russia’s ambassador to Bulgaria, the Foreign Ministry announced. The agreement aims to boost business contacts

Politics | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

AL QAEDA AND TALIBAN FORCES MONDAY WERE UNDER CONSTANT BOMBARDMENT BY ...

Al Qaeda and Taliban forces Monday were under constant bombardment by U.S.

World | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER SIMEON SAXE-COBURG WILL PAY A WORKING VISIT TO ROMANIA ...

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg will pay a working visit to Romania March 9 - March 10 at the invitation of his Romanian counterpart Adrian Nastase. The visit is in response to the visit of the Romanian Prime Minister to Bulgaria last August.

Politics | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

NEW DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL TV APPOINTED

Kiril Gotsev was appointed General Director of the Bulgarian National Television March 4. Five out of eight members of the Council on Electronic Media voted for his candidature by secret ballot.

Politics | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

UNDP REPORT: BULGARIA STILL NEEDS EXTERNAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Financing from foreign donors in Bulgaria slowed down in 2000, but nevertheless the country still needs external financial support in order to assure its macro-economic stability and balance of payment, the annual report of the UNDP said. Despite the posi

Business | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

FIRES CONTINUED TO RAGE ON THE TERRITORY OF BULGARIA OVER THE LAST 24 ...

Fires continued to rage on the territory of Bulgaria over the last 24 hours, the destroyed forests reached a record-high figure of 500 decares. The worst-hit regions are Sofia, Plovdiv, Vidin, Montana, Lovech and Blagoevgrad.

Politics | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

FORMER URANIUM MINING COMPANY FOR SALE

The Privatisation Agency (PA) will offer for sale a 76% stake in the Redki Metali mining company that used to extract uranium ore from Buhovo deposit near Sofia until 1990s. Currently the company is carrying out geological research and prospects for miner

Business | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

KOSOVO TAKES A MAJOR STEP TOWARDS SELF-RULE ON MONDAY WHEN ITS LEGISLA...

Kosovo takes a major step towards self-rule on Monday when its legislature appoints a president, prime minister and government. The votes in the 120-member Kosovo assembly should be a formality, Reuters commented.

World | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE ISRAELI ARMY ENDED AN INCURSION INTO A PALESTINIAN REFUGEE CAMP IN...

The Israeli army ended an incursion into a Palestinian refugee camp in Gaza early Monday and began a separate operation into Jenin in the West Bank as the country vowed more military action against the Palestinian Authority after a bloody weekend of Pales

World | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

PARLIAMENTARY SPEAKER OGNYAN GERDZHIKOV LEAVES FOR TIRANA MARCH 4 TO A...

Parliamentary Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov leaves for Tirana March 4 to attend the two-day 3rd Conference of Southeast European Parliamentary Speakers March 4-5. On the following two days the parliamentary delegation will pay an official visit to Tirana.

Politics | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS MIGHT SPLIT INTO TWO SEPA...

The Ministry of Transport and Communications might split into two separate ministries by the beginning of June in an effort to boost its efficiency, Dnevnik Daily reported. The proposal for the separation has been introduced at the end of last year by a g

Politics | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

GLOBUL ATTRACTS CLIENTS WITH LOWER PRICES

Bulgaria's GloBul GSM network, owned by Greek telecom OTE, announced a price cut for prepaid SIM cards, starting March 8, with rates per minute dropping to BGN 0,79 from current BGN 0,97, VAT excluded. The rate will be flat for all networks.

Business | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

DEAL ON ROAD TOLLS WITH TURKEY DELAYED

Bulgaria and Turkey delayed until April an agreement on high-way tolls, so that the issue might be considered for a longer period of time by Ankara, Plamen Petrov, Transport and Communications Minister, announced. Turkey, which claims its tolls are lower

Business | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

MORE JOBS WILL IMPROVE TRUST IN GOVERNMENT, NOVINITE.COM POLL SHOWS

Most readers of novinite.com say the creation of more new jobs will improve public trust in the government.

Views on BG | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

SOFIA AIRPORT ANNOUNCED FIRST TENDER FOR TRANSPORT COMPANIES

Sofia Airport announced the first so far tender for transport companies, which are to transport the passengers from the airport to the city. The companies will have two stopping lots in front of the garage lot, seven parking lots and an office.

Business | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA'S LEADERS CALLED FOR UNITY ON NATIONAL HOLIDAY MARCH 3

Bulgaria’s history shows that we win when we are together, Prime Minister said in his address on National Holiday March 3 at mountain top Shipka, which brought together President Parvanov, Parliamentary Speaker Ognyan Gerzhikov and Prime Minister Simeon S

Politics | March 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00

SWISS VOTERS HAVE NARROWLY APPROVED JOINING THE UNITED NATIONS IN SUND...

Swiss voters have narrowly approved joining the United Nations in Sunday's referendum after five decades of sitting on the sidelines. Tallies from all precincts showed a nationwide margin of 55-45 percent in favour, but the crucial second hurdle -- approv

World | March 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

THERE ARE NO INJURED SERVICEMEN IN THE BULGARIAN CONTINGENT IN KABUL, ...

There are no injured servicemen in the Bulgarian contingent in Kabul, following Sunday earthquake shook the capital, Defense Ministry announced. The contingent has been contacted right after the first reports of the earthquake.

Politics | March 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00
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