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MOBIKOM CELL PHONE OPERATOR CUTS RATES BY 5%

Mobikom’s rates will be cut by 5%, down to 75% as of this week, representatives of the company, Bulgaria’s analogue cell phone operator, announced on December 2. One-minute call to another Mobikom subscriber will be charged BGN 0,05, which is less that th

Business | December 3, 2001, Monday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER TALKS ON POLITICAL DIALOGUE ENHANCEMENT IN BUCHAREST

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy will address the Ninth Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on November 3. The reform of OSCE, an enhancement of the organization's role as a forum of political dialogue and

Politics | December 3, 2001, Monday // 00:00

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT FOR FIRST 3QS DOWN

Foreign Direct investment in Bulgarian for the first three quarters in Bulgaria totaled USD 486,2 M., figures of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) show.

Business | December 3, 2001, Monday // 00:00

EPIQ OPENS NEW ELECTRONICS ASSEMBLY PLANT

International EPIQ group opened a new plant on December 1 in Botevgrad, some 70 kilometers northeast of Sofia, Dnevnik Daily reported. According to Gilles Bernard, chief executive of the company, the new plant is expected to contribute to the planned two-

Business | December 3, 2001, Monday // 00:00

NEW MECHANISM FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF TAX CREDIT TO BE INTRODUCED

A new mechanism for reimbursement of tax credit under the VAT Act will be introduced starting next year. The persons registered under this act will be able to voluntarily open VAT accounts with the commercial banks with the permission and under the contro

Business | December 3, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE ECONOMIST: THE STANDARD OF MOST BULGARIANS NOT TO BE IMPROVED

Due to the worsened foreign conditions, the situation in Bulgaria requires stricter budget discipline, which will result in less chances for new employment opportunities, is written in a report, compiled by the economic department of The Economist magazin

Views on BG | December 3, 2001, Monday // 00:00

STUDENTS FROM SOFIA UNIVERSITY WILL DRAFT BUDGET BILL 2002

Students from the Business Department of the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” will draft budget bill 2002 as an exam, the rector of the university Boyan Biolchev announced.

Politics | December 3, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE ECONOMIST: THE STANDARD OF MOST BULGARIANS WILL NOT GET BETTER

Due to the worsened foreign conditions, the situation in Bulgaria requires stricter budget discipline, which will result in less chances for new employment opportunities, is written in a report, compiled by the economic department of The Economist magazin

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

THE SIMEON II NATIONAL MOVEMENT (SIINM) WILL BE CENTER-RIGHT PARTY, VE...

The Simeon II National Movement (SIINM) will be center-right party, Vesselin Bliznakov deputy SII NM floor leader said.

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

NOVA PLAMA PREPARES TO RESUME OPERATIONS, ROSSEN SOFRONIEV, THE REFINE...

Nova Plama prepares to resume operations, Rossen Sofroniev, the refinery's new executive director, appointed by the supervisory board of November 26 said. Evangelos Barutas and George Boduene, until now owners of the Pleven-based refinery, will remain inv

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

"BAD OMENS" FOR EU ENTRY HELP CURRENT GOVERNMENT -HUNGARIAN COMMENT

Hungarian Radio A Hungarian radio commentator has said that "bad omens" have appeared for those who support quick entry to the EU.

Views on BG | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

IMF MISSION ARRIVES TO CONTINUE NEGOTIATIONS THIS WEEK

The International Monetary Fund mission arrives on December 5 to further the negotiations on the three-year agreement with Bulgaria. Jerald Schiff, head of the International Monetary Fund mission will be in Bulgaria just when the most heated discussions o

Business | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER: EU, NATO MEMBERSHIP WILL BRING STRATEGIC INVESTORS

“The expected Bulgarian membership in EU and NATO will be achieved and it will bring in Bulgaria strategic investors,” Foreign Minister Passy said in an interview for the Athenian Daily Katimerini. Commenting on the situation on the Balkans, the Bulgarian

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

BALKAN SCIENCE OFFICIALS DISCUSS WAYS FOR COOPERATION IN SOFIA

Senior government officials in charge of science of six Balkan countries participate in a two-day informal meeting in Sofia that opened on December 2. Science Ministers of Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina and representatives

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

LESS THAN 10% CUSTOMS STAFF RELEASED

The Customs Agency announced that 258 employees of the agency have been fired since August 13. That represents less than 6.

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

ELECTIONS OBSERVER: THERE WERE CASES OF DOUBLE VOTING

There were cases of double voting during the presidential elections according to Iliya Bozhilov, Secretary of the Civic Initiative for Free and Democratic Elections. In his opinion the fact that the Bulgarian Prime Minister voted in a section different fr

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

INTELLECTUALS PROTESTED AGAINST ARREST OF FAMOUS SCULPTOR

Well-known intellectuals protested against the arrest of the Sofia councillors Vezhdi Rashidov and Emil Dodov. The two officials were arrested after a fight with the policeman Ventsislav Pavlov and were accused of hooliganism.

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTER MILEN VELCHEV SAID THAT THE PREVIOUS GOVERNMENT HAS S...

Finance Minister Milen Velchev said that the previous government has spent BGN 200 M for an additional investment program in a vain attempt to help itself at the parliamentary elections. “Now we are just that BGN 200 M short for the provision of 13th sala

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

A MEETING OF THE REGIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME COMBAT UNITS WILL TAKE PLACE...

A meeting of the regional organized crime combat units will take place on December 5-6, Boyko Borissov, Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry announced.

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

STRICTER ACT ON CARRYING GUNS TO BE ADOPTED

New law, regulating guns carrying, will be tabled in the Cabinet till the end of the year, Interior Minister Georgi Petkalov announced. The amendments to the law are ready, Petkanov explained The bill is provided to the other ministries and institutions f

Politics | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER: EU, NATO MEMBERSHIP WILL BRING STRATEGIC INVESTORS

“The expected Bulgarian membership in EU and NATO will be achieved and it will bring to Bulgaria strategic investors,” Foreign Minister Passy said in an interview for the Athenian Daily Katimerini.

Views on BG | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00
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