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VIOLATIONS MADE BY FORMER GOVERNMENT TO BE MADE PUBLIC TODAY

The Cabinet of Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will make public the so-called “White book”, which will list the violations conducted by the previous Government, led by PM Ivan Kostov. Social Minister Lidia Shuleva was responsible for the compilation of the doc

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

ISRAELI WARPLANES AND HELICOPTERS LAUNCHED A FRESH ROUND OF ATTACKS O...

Israeli warplanes and helicopters launched a fresh round of attacks on Palestinian targets in the West Bank and Gaza on December 4. The strikes come after weekend suicide bombings in which 25 Israelis died, and hours after the Israeli Cabinet said the Pa

World | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SRI LANKANS WENT TO THE POLLS ON DECEMBER 4 TO ELECT A NEW PARLIAMENT....

Sri Lankans went to the polls on December 4 to elect a new parliament. Following the blood soaked campaign the security was tight.

World | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

US OFFICIAL CLAIMS THAT BULGARIA IS A LEADING NATO CANDIDATE

Bulgaria is a leading, of primary importance candidate for NATO membership, acting US Secretary of State Richard L. Armitage told Foreign Minister Passy during a meeting in Washington.

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

IMF MISSION HEAD IS OPTIMIST FOR AGREEMENT WITH BULGARIA

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission arrived on December 4 for the successive round of the negotiations with the Bulgarian government. Jerald Schiff, head of the International Monetary Fund mission to Bulgaria, said that he is optimist for signin

Business | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

KOSTADIN TAUSHANOV, FORMER DIRECTOR OF THE CHIEF ROAD DIRECTORATE IS B...

Kostadin Taushanov, former Director of the Chief Road Directorate is being sued for having illegally profiteered with BGN 109,000. Taushanov’s lawyer claims that the money is not gathered during the period 1995-2000 but is being accumulated by the convict

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

CHILDREN’S ALLOWANCES AND INCOME CEILING TO BE FIXED ANNUALLY THROUGH ...

Children’s allowances and income ceiling to be fixed annually through regulations or through the budget, and not envisaged by an act, Dikran Tebeyan, deputy chairman of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce, announced after a meeting of Trilateral Cooperation

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN DELEGATION LEFT FOR MOSCOW TO DISCUSS THE MODERNIZATION OF T...

Bulgarian delegation left for Moscow to discuss the modernization of the MIG-29 aircraft. Concrete parameters for licences granting to Bulgaria for that purpose will be negotiated, according to Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov.

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FOUR BANKS WILL EXCHANGE CURRENCIES INTO EUROS JAN, FEB. 2002 FOR FREE

Part of Bulgarians’ savings in foreign currencies will be deposited with the banks, because of the introduction of the single European currency on January 1, representatives of four Bulgarian banks - United Bulgarian Bank, Bulbank, Commercial Bank Biochim

Business | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

GREENPEACE RUSSIA DEMANDS BULGARIAN NUCLEAR WASTE BE RETURNED

Russian news agency Interfax Greenpeace Russia believes that bringing spent nuclear fuel from Bulgaria into Russia is unlawful and they demand that it be sent back, Greenpeace Russia coordinator Vladimir Chuprov said at a press conference in Moscow today

Views on BG | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

REPRESENTATIVES OF TRADE UNION “ PODKREPA” SAID THAT SOCIAL PRESSURE I...

Representatives of Trade Union “ Podkrepa” said that social pressure in the country increases. According to them it is very possible that the employees of the Bulgarian State Railways begin protests on December 6.

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

THE EXCISE DUTY ON PROPANE-BUTANE WILL BE BGN 120 PER TON, THE BUDGET ...

The excise duty on propane-butane will be BGN 120 per ton, the budget parliamentary committee decided on December 4. The initially envisaged excise duty was BGN 180 per ton.

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

CHIRAC: POLITICAL DECISION POSSIBLE BEFORE EU ENTRY NEGOTIATIONS END

“ We should in no case allow “impolite” statements in connection with Romania and Bulgaria. We hope these countries will be accepted in EU as soon as possible, even if that is not possible to happen simultaneously with the first wave," French President Ja

Views on BG | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

GREEK COMPANIES HAVE REPORTEDLY INSISTED ON A NEW CONTROL SYSTEM AT KU...

Greek companies have reportedly insisted on a new control system at Kulata checkpoint and a twenty-four hours working day. The proposals have been made at a forum for transborder cooperation in the Greek town of Kato Nevrokopi.

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

UNION OF DEMOCRATIC FORCES: ARRESTED COUNCILLOR SHOULD RESIGN

Sofia councillor Emil Dodov from the Union of Democratic Forces, who was arrested on November 30 after a fight with a policeman should resign, the leadership of the Union of the Democratic Forces decided. Dodov was arrested on November 29 together with fa

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

EXPELLED FROM UDF LEADER DEMANDS TO BE INDEPENDENT MP

Evgeny Bakurdzhiev who was expelled from the Union Democratic Forces (UDF) filed a request with the UDF parliamentary group to leave the parliamentary group. He demands to become independent MP.

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

UP TO 10% OF DONATION PROFIT WILL NOT BE TAXED

Up to 10% deduction on profit tax will be made in case of donation, the Parliamentary budgetary committee decided at its extraordinary meeting on December 3. The committee discussed the amendments to the Corporate Income Taxation at second reading.

Business | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

GEORGI PARVANOV WILL PRESS FOR AMENDMENTS TO BUDGET 2002 RELATED TO TH...

Georgi Parvanov will press for amendments to Budget 2002 related to the problems of municipalities. The president-elect said that in Vratsa on December 3, adding that this will be one of his first proposals after taking office.

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION PLAYED LIVE IN SOFIA

Asian Dub Foundation entranced its 3,000 fans gathered at Sofia's Hristo Botev hall on December 2 for the group’s live concert. This was the final concert in the framework of the Electronic Music Festival organized by the British Council in Sofia and Sofi

Society | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

PM: BULGARIA WILL MANAGE WITH THE WILDFIRES PROBLEM

“I am extremely worried about the spreading wildfires in Bulgaria,” Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said in his speech at the high level Donor Round Table with main topic “Fighting wildfires in Bulgaria in 2002” . Saxe-Coburg underscored that Bulgaria will man

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

CENTRAL BANK’S ISSUE DEPARTMENT ASSETS DROPPED BY BGN 81 M, PLUNGING T...

Central Bank’s Issue Department assets dropped by BGN 81 M, plunging to BGN 7,701.3 M during the last week of November.

Politics | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00
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