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US PRESIDENT ADVISER: BULGARIA HELPED A LOT FOR THE BALKANS STABILITY

“Bulgaria helped a lot for the stability on the Balkans and had an exceptional role for the holding back of the negative processes in Macedonia, US President's National Security Adviser Condolesa Rice said after a meeting with Bulgarian Foreign Minister P

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTER: I EXPECT AGREEMENT WITH IMF BY DECEMBER 13

Finance Minister Velchev said upon his return from Brussels that most probably agreement between the Bulgarian government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be signed by December 13. He explained that he expects the IMF to grant to Bulgaria a

Business | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS CHOSEN TO AUDIT VARNA SHIPYARD

PriceWaterhouseCoopers to audit the Varna shipyard was decided at the General Creditors Assembly of the company. “We’ll find a strategic investor for the shipyard,” Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev said after the meeting of the

Business | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER: I AM ENCOURAGED FOR THE NATO MEETING IN PRAGUE

I was very pleased with the high mark, given by Acting US Secretary of State Richard L. Armitage for the foreign and defense policies of the Bulgarian Government, Foreign Minister Passy who is at a working visit to the United States said for BBC.

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

INTERNATIONAL PHONE CALLS PRICES WILL BE LOWER BY 29% FROM MIDNIGHT ON...

International phone calls prices will be lower by 29% from midnight on December 20 till midnight on January 2, the Bulgarian Telecommunications company announced. Long-distance calls will be by 41% cheaper.

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

HEATING AND ELECTRICITY PRICE RISE REVOKED BY COURT

A five-member group of the Supreme Administrative Court revoked the regulations in the Cabinet’s decree, which envisaged a 10% rise in the heating and electricity prices for domestic purposes. According to the court the decree rules on issues connected wi

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ONE OF THE MOST INCREDIBLY FAST MOVING AND POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS E-MAI...

One of the most incredibly fast moving and potentially dangerous e-mail viruses file-deleting computer worm named "Goner," which first surfaced on December 4, is still spreading in Europe in its second day of existence. Goner arrives in an attachment mas

World | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL REASSURED NATO ALLY TURKEY ON DECEMBER...

Secretary of State Colin Powell reassured NATO ally Turkey on December 5th that the United States had no immediate plans to extend its "war on terrorism" to Turkey's southeastern neighbor Iraq. "The president has made no decision with respect to what the

World | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PENTAGON OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED THAT TWO U.S. SOLDIERS WERE ACCIDENTALLY ...

Pentagon officials announced that two U.S.

World | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

A POWERFUL EXPLOSION TOOK PLACE ON DECEMBER 5 OUTSIDE THE ENTRANCE OF ...

A powerful explosion took place on December 5 outside the entrance of a luxury hotel in downtown Jerusalem. The explosion was the result of a suicide bombing, Israeli police said.

World | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

AFGHAN FRACTIONS NAMED PASHTUN TRIBAL LEADER HAMID KARZAI AS THE INTER...

Afghan fractions named Pashtun tribal leader Hamid Karzai as the interim administrator for the transitional government, which will include two women. The agreement, crafted by U.

World | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

RUSSIA'S GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED ON DECEMBER 5TH THAT IT WILL REDUCE PET...

Russia's government announced on December 5th that it will reduce petroleum exports by 150,000 barrels per day from January 1, 2002. The decision follows lobbying from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

World | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

“WHITE BOOK”: FORMER GOVERNMENT DID NOT ACT EXPEDIENTLY AND HONESTLY

“When we prepared our program we assumed that the normal and efficient state governance presupposes abiding by given priorities. Among these priorities is the timely payment of state liabilities, which include pensions, salaries, social insurance, health

Views on BG | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

MINISTER SUPPORTED "CULTURE 2000" PROGRAM EXTENSION IN BRUGGE

Program “Culture 2000” was the main topic at the meeting of the Council of Culture Ministers from the European Union and EU applicant states that took part in the Belgian town of Brugge on December 4.At the forum Bulgaria was represented by Culture Minist

Society | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT: BULGARIA IS STILL VULNERABLE

South Eastern Europe is a relatively secure place for investments but Bulgaria is still vulnerable, is written in the analysis of the British group “Economist Intelligence Unit,” quoted by radio “ Free Europe.”

Views on BG | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

GREEK COMMUNITY IN US PLEDGE SUPPORT FOR BULGARIA

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy had a working meeting with influential representatives of the Greek community in the United States on December 5 during his visit in Washington. The Greek Ambassador to the United States also attended the meeting.

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN NATIONAL TELEVISION DIRECTOR DISMISSED

The Council on Electronic Media decided on December 5 to dismiss Lilyana Popova from the position Bulgarian National Television Director with five votes in favor, three votes against and one abstained. The decision was taken in light of Popova’s qualific

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ENERGY RESOURCES TO BE BOOSTED BY NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR ENERGY SAVING

A three-year action plan under the National Program for Energy Saving until 2010 will help save BGN 350-400 M in energy resources, State Agency for Energy Efficiency Chairman Droumi Droumev said on December 4. The plan studies the possibilities for introd

Business | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

THE ANNUAL FEE TOBACCO PRODUCTS RETAILERS OPERATING IN ROADSIDE OUTLET...

The annual fee tobacco products retailers operating in roadside outlets or outlets in cities with 35,000-plus population or in resorts, airports or ports will depend on the floor area of the outlet but will not be less than BGN 150. The initial license fe

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PARLIAMENT ADOPTED NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE ACT

Parliament adopted a bill on the operation of the National Audit Office at second reading on December 4. The National Audit Office (NAO) will audit the National Health Insurance Fund, the public social security system, the use of money provided by EU fund

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

FORMER MINISTERS WILL ISSUE SPECIAL DECLARATION ON THE “WHITE BOOK”

The ministers from the Government of Prime Minister Ivan Kostov will publish a special declaration to comment on the publication of the “White Book,” former Finance Minister Muravey Radev announced. He added that the former ministers may also write a simi

Politics | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00
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