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BULGARIAN TROOPS NOT INVITED TO MACEDONIA

For the time being, Bulgaria has not been invited to take part in a mission in Macedonia. `We have not received an invitation so far we are familiar with the President`s statement that if we are requested to do so, the established procedure for introducti

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

HAVEL TO DISCUSS EU AND NATO ENLARGEMENT IN SOFIA

President Vaclav Havel of the Czech Republic will arive on a one-day working visit to Bulgaria on September 14, 2001 at the invitation of Bulgarian President Peter Stoyanov, the President`s Press Office announced. He will discuss with his Bulgarian coun

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

THIRD QUAKE FOR A WEEK 270 KM EAST OF SOFIA

An earthquake measuring 2.8 points on the Richter Scale, epicentred some 270 km to the east of Sofia within Bulgarian territory, was registered at 9:19 a.

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

VASSILEV:ELECTRICITY PRICES POLITICALLY FROZEN

The rise in the power prices is inevitable, Nikolay Vassilev, Deputy Prime minister and Economy Minister said. It was delayed since it was frozen intentionally by a political decision in 1999-2000, he added.

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SPECULATIONS ABOUT ENERGY CHIEF`S SEAT

Gati Al-Jiburi, will known in international business in Bulgaria from his past KPMG Bulgarian leading position might head the Energy Agency if PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg approves him to the office, Standart Daily announced . Al-Jiburi at present is a commercia

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

ONE MORE DEPUTY ECONOMY MINISTER APPOINTED

Prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg appointed a new deputy minister of economy. He is Dimitar Hadzhinikolov from the quota of the MRF in the ministry, headed by Nikolay Vassilev.

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CUSTOMS` HEADS RESHUFFLED

New director of `Customs` Agency Emil Dimitrov reshuffled the directors of the regional customs directorates. Director of Plovdiv-based office Peter Nedev will head the customs checkpoint in Kapitan Andreevo.

Business | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SAXE-COBURG TO VISIT BRUSSELS SOON

It is already clear the first official visit of the prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg will be to Brussels, sources for government disclosed. Foreign minister Solomon Passy will be also included in the delgation.

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

MORE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR DEPUTY PRIME MINISTERS

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg has issued a decree setting out the specific functions of the three deputy prime ministers.

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

ROMANIAN, BULGARIAN PREMIERS ENVISAGE `TANDEM FORMULA` IN EU, NATO BID

Text of report by Romanian radio on 14 August [Announcer] EU and NATO integration are at present Bulgaria`s and Romania`s joint priorities - these issues represented the nucleus of today`s talks held by Prime Ministers Adrian Nastase and Simeon Saxe-Cob

Views on BG | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

POLICE RAIDS ON THE ROADS

National Police Service started large-scale checkups on the roads. The aim is to reduce the number traffic violations and combat crime.

Politics | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

UDF ANGRY REACTION ON NASTASE`S TANDEM FORMULA

Former ruling party United Democratic Forces reacted strongly on the visit of the Romanian PM Adrian Nastase to Bulgaria on Tueasday. The reason was the declaration of the guest after his meeting with Simeon Saxe-Coburg in Tsarska Bistritsa.

Politics | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

TWO CUSTOM OFFICE DEPUTIES DISMISSED

`I asked Prof. Stoyan Dourin, president of the Licensed Expert Accountants Institute, his team to make an independent audit of the customs administration,` said for `Standart` the new director of the `Customs` Agency - Emil Dimitrov.

Business | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PRIVATIZATION DEALS TO BE CHECKED BY NEW BOARD

The members of the new Supervisory Board of the Privatization Agency |have requested information about all deals the PA has concluded since the beginning of 2001, as well as about those which are to be finalized in the same year, Petko Nikolov, Director o

Business | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

4.75 % INTEREST RATE EFFECTIVE AUGUST 15

The base interest rate was hiked by 0.16% to 4.

Business | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA AND ROMANIA SURPRISINGLY TOGETHER TO EU

Bulgaria and north-neighboring Romania surprisingly announced today they will join their efforts to enter European Union. It happened at the meeting of both Prime ministers Simeon Saxe-Coburg and Adrian Nastase in Borovets, nearby Sofia.

Politics | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

AMBASSADOR CHASSARD FORBIDDEN TO LEAVE FRANCE

French Ambassador to Bulgaria Dominique Chassard was forbidden to leave France after he was called back to Paris recently and investigation was launched on illegal issuing visas, private bTV reported. French Foreign Ministry is investigating information t

Politics | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

TENDER FOR RODINA BUILDING AGAIN FAILED

The tender on the unfinished building of Rodina printing and publishing company, failed like the both previous ones, as the three candidates did not show up. The next tender session was scheduled for this Thursday.

Business | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

LIHGT QUAKE SHOOK SLIVEN AND YAMBOL

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Politics | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

GERDZHIKOV DISCOVERS MONEY DRAIN IN THE PARLIAMENT

Thousands of dollars were drained from the budget of the parliament during the last 4 years because of considerably raised prices of the plane tickets, said yesterday parliamentary chairman Prof. Ognyan Gerdzhikov.

Politics | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

UK FIRM INTERESTED IN BELENE NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

The British company BNFL is interested in the construction of Belene nuclear power plant, the State Agency for Energy and Energy Resources announced. The company is also willing to consult the decommissioning of units 1 and 2 of Kozloduy nuclear power pla

Business | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00
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