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SOFIA WILL HOST THE 18TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMB...

Sofia will host the 18th General Assembly of the Parliamentary Assembly for Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) on December 5 and 6 at the National Palace of Culture. Bulgaria has a statute of full-right member of PABSEC since June 1997.

Politics | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FRENCH MINISTER,BULGARIAN OFFICIALS WILL DISCUSS EU ENTRY SUPPORT

The French Defense Minister Alen Richard will visit Bulgaria on November 28 on the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Nikolay Svinarov. Nikolay Svinarov and Alen Richard will discuss the basic aspects of bilateral cooperation in the spheres of secur

Politics | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FERTILIZER PLANT CHIMKO STOPPED PRODUCTION

Vratsa fertilizer Plant Chimko closed down due to the high price of natural gas and the mass import of cheap Ukrainian carbamide via Romania. The production proved to be loss-making, while the liabilities to suppliers increased.

Business | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

NEARLY 600 BULGARIANS, MAINLY FROM THE TOWN MEZDRA, ARE TO LOSE THEIR ...

Nearly 600 Bulgarians, mainly from the town Mezdra, are to lose their jobs and professional qualification, since the management of the metallurgical plant Eliseina announced that production stops. The overall debts of the plant are BGN 18 M.

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

LONG NEGOTIATIONS RESULTED IN LOWER PROPANE BUTANE EXCISE DUTY

MPs from the parliamentary committees of economy and budget and finance had six hours long negotiations with representatives of the organizations, protesting against the introduction of excise duties on propane-butane. The proposed BGN 180 per ton excise

Business | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIAN BUSINESSMEN WILL INVEST BGN 750 M IN THE ECONOMY

Bulgarian businessmen from the business club Vuzrazhdane plan to invest BGN 750 M in the economy next year - in tourism, the energy sector, infrastructure, construction and privatization. Representatives of the business club met Prime Minister Saxe-Cobu

Business | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER: BULGARIA’S WAY TO EUROPE PASSES VIA YUGOSLAVIA

“Bulgaria's road to Europe passes via Yugoslavia. Yugoslavia's stability is the key to regional stability and we will support the stabilization of our western neighbour," Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy said after meeting his Yugoslav counterpart

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ROMANIAN PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION ARRIVES IN BULGARIA ON NOVEMBER 27 A...

Romanian parliamentary delegation arrives in Bulgaria on November 27 at the invitation of Parliament speaker Ognyan Gerzhikov. Besides Gerzhikov, the Romanian officials will meet Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Solomon Pa

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

JOINT COMPANY BETONIT IN KURDZHALI RECEIVED CONCESSION FOR THE EXPLOIT...

Joint company Betonit in Kurdzhali received concession for the exploitation of the white concrete source near the village of Enchets. The permission is given by the Regional Inspection on Environment and Water based in Haskovo.

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE GERMAN COMPANY VESTAS MAY INVEST IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF FOUR PARKS...

The German company Vestas may invest in the construction of four parks for wind power plants in the Burgas region, Deputy Governor of the Burgas region Georgi Georgiev said at a press conference.

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

SWEDISH AMBASSADOR: BULGARIA ACHIEVED A LOT ON ITS EU ACCESSION WAY

Bulgaria has achieved a lot on its way to the EU accession, the Swedish ambassador Stan Ask told journalists in Shumen. According to him the two most difficult issues that Bulgaria is to face in the future are the reform and modernization of the judicial

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THE LEADERSHIP OF THE BULGARIAN AGRICULTURE NATIONAL UNION WILL CALL ...

The leadership of the Bulgarian Agriculture National Union will call on its Democratic Party partners to call back their MPs from the Union of the Democratic Forces, the MP Monio Hristov said. The goal is to form a separate parliamentary group with 4-5 m

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

UNION OF DEMOCRATIC FORCES LEADER EXPELLED FOR UNETHICAL BEHAVIOUR

The National Council of the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF)decided to expel Evgeny Bakurdzhiev from the party structures. Bakurdzhiev was leader of the Sofia organization of the Union of Democratic Forces.

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CHIEF NEGOTIATOR WITH EU HOPES TO BRING GOOD NEWS FROM BRUSSELS

Meglena Kuneva, Chief Negotiator with the European Union, will attend a working meeting with the chief negotiators in Brussels. She hopes to bring back good news.

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ISRAELI DAILY: LEVAEV MAY HAVE NEVER BEEN OWNER OF BULGARIAN MOBILTEL

The Israeli businessman Lev Levaev gave up the deal with the Bulgarian GSM operator MobilTel, Israel's daily newspaper Globes wrote. Levavev did not manage to convince Nochi Dankner to participate in the deal, the publication in Globes reads.

Views on BG | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

EX DEPUTY PM MOST PROBABLY TO BE SUED, HE CLAIMS HE DOESN’T KNOW

The Higher Prosecutor’s Office will issue an indictment against former minister Alexander Bozhkov, former deputy prime minister, it emerged after a statement of the Deputy Chief Prosecutor Hristo Manchev. Most probably, Bozhkov is to be sued for violation

Business | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

STATE RAILWAYS EMPLOYEES AGAINST COMPANY SEPARATION

One sixth of the employees of the Bulgarian State Railways will be forced to have their unpaid leave before the separation of the company into transportation and infrastruture companies. “Bulgarian State Railways and its 30 000 emplyees are not prepared f

Business | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO PRESENT FOREST RESTORATION PROJECTS TO DONORS

The Bulgarian Agriculture Ministry is to present six projects for restoration of forests, destructed by fires to the Bulgarian international donors at an international forum next week. “ Fight against forest fires in Bulgaria in 2002” is the topic of the

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

WE ARE TRAVELLING COMPANIONS WITH TURKEY

Hurriyet Warm messages from Sofia -- Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Sakskoburggotski, once the king of Bulgaria, met in Sofia with Aydin Dogan, chairman of Dogan Holding.

Views on BG | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

A TOTAL OF 2,280 KG OF HEROIN HAVE BEEN SEIZED BY THE CUSTOMS OFFICIAL...

A total of 2,280 kg of heroin have been seized by the Customs officials at Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint in the morning on November 26. The drug was found after a check-up of Peugeot automobile with Bulgarian registration entering Bulgaria from Turkey.

Politics | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00

WORLD FREESTYLE WRESTLING RESULTS

Results of the final round of the World Freestyle Wrestling Championships in Sofia: Men

Views on BG | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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