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WHO IS WHO : BULGARIA’S PRESIDENT-ELECT GEORGI PARVANOV

Georgi Parvanov was elected president of the Republic of Bulgaria on November 18, 2001. In his speech after being sworn in at Parliament as the new President of Bulgaria on January 19, Parvanov said that he will work for the economic and financial stabili

Views on BG | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

PRESIDENT-ELECT AND VICE-PRESIDENT-ELECT SWORE IN AT PARLIAMENT

Georgi Parvanov and Anguel Marin swore in at Parliament as the new President and Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria at a solemn, extraordinary sitting of the Bulgarian Parliament. The National Anthem of Bulgaria played afterwards.

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

FIRST TRANSBORDER EUROZONE CREATED

The towns of Vidin (Bulgaria), Calafat (Romania) and Zajcar (Yugoslavia) have formed the first transborder Eurozone on the Balkans under the name of Danube 21st Century. The framework agreement for the creation of the region was signed by Vidin mayor Iva

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER VISITS RUSSIA, AIMS TO WARM UP BILATERAL RELATIONS

Foreign Minister will pay a visit to Moscow from January 30 to February 1 at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Igor Ivanov at the OSCE summit in Bucharest. Both of them are expected to sign an agreement on visa regime relaxation between Bulgaria a

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIAN IMMIGRANTS “FLOOD” NORWAY

100 Bulgarians arrived in Norway during the past two weeks and applied for asylum here, the 'Norway Post' and 'Aftenposten' newspapers reported. The Norwegian immigration authorities warned that there might be another wave of Bulgarian refugees who try t

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BOSNIAN AUTHORITIES HAVE HANDED OVER TO U.S. CUSTODY SIX ALGERIANS DET...

Bosnian authorities have handed over to U.S.

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PM GRANTED MICROCREDITS AIMING TO CREATE NEW JOBS

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg gave contracts to three companies, which were granted a BGN 15,000 credit from the Microcrediting Fund, aiming to create new jobs. Two of the companies are well-known on the Bulgarian market.

Business | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

RULING PARTY’S NEW STATUTE DOES NOT ALLOW DOUBLE MEMBERSHIP

The MPs from the Simeon II National Movement received the draft statute of the new party as well as a declaration with the basic values of the new political organization. The Statute categorically does not allow double membership in the party.

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA WITH YET ANOTHER VICTORY AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

On the fifth day of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Bulgarian player Magdalena Maleeva, seeded 13, defeated 18-Lisa Raymond, United States, 7-5, 6-1 in women 's singles matches. It took her no more than an hour and seventeen minutes to

Sports | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

SOFIA MAYOR APPEALED AGAINST ACCUSATIONS

The lawyer of Sofia mayor Stefan Sofianski filed two claims on January 18. The first one is submitted to the Chief Prosecutor, in which Sofianski demands abolishment of his indictment as defendant.

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PARTIES, PART OF RULING MOVEMENT, CONFIRM WISH FOR UNITY

The unity of the Simeon II National Movement after its registration as party was confirmed at a meeting of the deputy floor leaders of the movement Vesselin Bliznakov and Vessela Dragamova with Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg. Vessela Draganova, leader of the

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

KATHIMERINI:RULERS IN BG DIDN'T REALIZE ITS PRE-ELECTION PROMISES

Kathimerini Daily wrote that currently ruling majority in Bulgaria failed to realize its pre-election promises. The newspaper predicts that the bad economic situation will lead to early parliamentary elections.

Views on BG | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

NEW BULGARIA’S AMBASSADORS ARE APPOINTED IN GREECE AND EGYPT, DECREES ...

New Bulgaria’s ambassadors are appointed in Greece and Egypt, decrees by President Stoanov promulgated in the State Gazette read. With a decree of the President, Filip Dimitrov is released from his position Bulgaria’s Ambassador to the United States.

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THREE OFFICERS LEFT FOR KABUL TO GET ACQUAINTED WITH THE SITUATION

Three Bulgarian officers left for Kabul on January 18 to get acquainted with the situation in Afghanistan. General Miho Mihov, Chief of General Staff of the Bulgarian Armed Forces stated that it is important that all candidates who want to participate in

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CABLE TELEVISION STAKE IN ADS MARKET INCREASES

The share of the cable television networks in the Bulgarian advertisement market has increased due to the attractive tariffs, local market analysts said.

Views on BG | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

DIMITUR KALCHEV, STATE ADMINISTRATION MINISTER WILL TABLE IN THE CABIN...

Dimitur Kalchev, State Administration Minister will table in the Cabinet a strategy for the modernization of the state administration by March 31, 2002. After the approval of the document, Kalchev and finance minister Velchev will present to the Cabinet a

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE GOVERNMENT WILL PROPOSE TO PARLIAMENT TO INCREASE THE FINE FOR ILL...

The government will propose to Parliament to increase the fine for illegal trade in arms from BGN 500-1,000 to BGN 500,000-1,000,000.

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE STATE TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY (STC) WILL FINE AMS HOLDING – THE...

The State Telecommunications Company (STC) will fine AMS holding – the new owner of the GSM operator Mobiltel for licence violation in the transfer of the ownership, Dnevnik Daily wrote. The fine in similar cases is from BGN 1,000 to BGN 5,000.

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

INVESTIGATION ON THE CASE OF THE TWO BULGARIANS IN LIBYA CONTINUES

The two Bulgarian employees of the company “Bulgargeomin” who have been detained for illegal alcohol production have to sign their names once a week in order to prove that they are on the territory of Libya, foreign ministry spokeswoman Elena Poptodorova

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIAN ENVOY TO AFGHANISTAN LEAVES FOR KABUL TODAY

Bulgarian Foreign Ministry special envoy to Kabul Anguel Orbetsov leaves for Afghanistan today. Orbetsov will hold talks to reinstate the diplomatic relations with the new Afghan government.

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

SOFIA WILL HOST A COORDINATION MEETING OF THE REGIONAL NETWORK FOR EFF...

Sofia will host a Coordination Meeting of the Regional Network for Efficient Use of Energy and Water Resources (RENEUER) on January 21-22. The meeting will discuss the efficient use of energy and water resources, as well as the development of a common ene

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00
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