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TELECOM TO RAISE INTRACITY PHONE CALLS PRICES, REDUCE LONG-DISTANCE

The Bulgarian telecommunications Company announced that it plans to raise intracity phone tariffs while lowering tariffs for long-distance calls, starting from February. That measure is part of the strategy for boosting the company’s competitiveness befor

Business | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

CHUBU ELECTRIC POWER CO GAVE UP TO INVEST DUE TO LOW ELECTRICITY PRICE

Chubu Electric Power Co., one of Japan’s top ten power companies, announced that it would give up its plans to build a liqueified natural gas-fired plant in Dobrich, a town situated in northeastern Bulgaria.

Business | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

WEDNESDAY MARKED THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE PEACE ACCO...

Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the signing of the peace accords that ended El Salvador's 12-year civil war between a right-wing dictatorship and guerrillas of the leftist Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front. A recently released poll reveal

World | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

20 EXPENSIVE ANTIBIOTICS HAVE BEEN TAKEN OFF THE OBLIGATORY LIST OF ME...

20 expensive antibiotics have been taken off the obligatory list of medicines, which the hospitals should keep in a warehouse. They have been replaced by cheaper ones, sources from the Health Ministry said.

Politics | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BOIKO BORISSOV, INTERIOR MINISTRY CHIEF SECRETARY, WAS PROPOSED TO BE ...

Boiko Borissov, Interior Ministry Chief Secretary, was proposed to be promoted to the rank of General for special merits in combating organized crime at the proposal of Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov.

Politics | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

MORE THAN A HUNDRED COMPANIES TO EXPORT LAMB TO EU

Thirty two traditional exporting companies and 97 fresh ones will allocate respectively 4.480 tons and 1,120 tons export quota of sheep and goats and meat for the European Union, the commission with the Economy Ministry chaired by deputy-minister Sofia Ka

Business | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

RUSSIAN INVESTORS TO BE SOUGHT FOR BULGARTABAC

Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev will promote Bulgartabac and BTC before Russian businessmen during his visit in Moscow from January 20 to 23, Alexander Sokol, deputy trade representative of the Russian Federation to Bulgaria, said. Russian investor

Business | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

INDIA'S MILITARY SAYS IT HAS FULLY MOBILIZED ITS NAVY, ADDING FIREPOWE...

India's military says it has fully mobilized its navy, adding firepower to its massive infantry presence along its border in a tense military stand-off with Pakistan.

World | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

CASE ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY GOES TO COURT

An exchange of accusations among Internet providers in Bulgaria triggered a new discussion on the punishment of computer-related crimes. In November 2001 Sofia press reported about a site with child pornography that could be reached through a Bulgarian pr

Politics | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

IVAN SLAVKOV, CHAIRMAN OF THE BULGARIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE, AWARDED THE...

Ivan Slavkov, chairman of the Bulgarian Olympic Committee, awarded the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Petur Stoyanov the highest prize of the National Olympic Central – a piece of plastic art called “Peace and Olympics”. President Stoyanov said he

Politics | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

CANADIAN AND DUTCH COMPANIES INTERESTED IN BULGARIAN POSTS

Canadian and Dutch Posts show interest in the Bulgarian Posts, Transport and Communications Minister Plamen Petrov announced. According to him negotiations are just beginning.

Business | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

SOFIA MAYOR WILL APPEAL EURO BOND ISSUE BREACH ACCUSATIONS

"I'll appeal to the Prosecutor’s Office against the accusations of criminal breach of trust on the Sofia Municipality Euro bond issue," Sofia Mayor Stefan Sofianski said after visiting the Prosecutor’s Office to review the materials on the case. Sofianski

Politics | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

APPLYING FOR 3D NATIONAL TV LICENCE, CZECH HOLDING MEF, CLAIMS NON-ISS...

Applying for 3d national TV licence, Czech Holding MEF, claims non-issuance of broadcasting licence will violate the constitutional rights of the holding for equality in trade, Ivan Genchev, representative of the Czech holding to Bulgaria said. The holdin

Politics | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

THE RISE MARKED BY THE BULGARIAN BRAIDY BONDS STOPPED AT THE LONDON SE...

The rise marked by the Bulgarian Braidy bonds stopped at the London session on January 15 despite the recent updating of Bulgaria by credit rating agencies. The most significant fall was made by IAB prices, which decreased by 1%, reaching 86, 75 cents.

Politics | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BG-LIBYAN MIXED COMMITTEE TO MEET SOON, WILL DISCUSS TRADE ISSUES

The Bulgarian-Libyan Mixed Committee for Economic, Industrial, Technical and Trade Cooperation will most probably have a sitting in the end of February or the beginning of March, it emerged after a meeting of Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy and the Libya

Politics | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

THE HOSPITALS UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH WILL REC...

The hospitals under the supervision of the Ministry of Health will receive about BGN 300 M in 2002, the Director of the “Financial Resources Management” Department with the ministry Stoyan Stoyanov announced. These are the university hospitals, the specia

Politics | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

NEARLY 11 YEARS AFTER THE BEGINNING OF THE GULF WAR, IRAQ IS CALLING F...

Nearly 11 years after the beginning of the Gulf War, Iraq is calling for reconciliation with its neighbours. Last month, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein called for an Arab summit to be held in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

World | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

JUST HOURS AFTER PRESIDENT ANDRES PASTRANA ACCEPTED AN ELEVENTH-HOUR A...

Just hours after President Andres Pastrana accepted an eleventh-hour accord to salvage Colombia's three-year-old peace process, leftist rebels came out fighting Tuesday. Pastrana had given a U.

World | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

A LEADING FINANCIER OF THE AL QAEDA TERRORIST NETWORK HAS "TURNED HIMS...

A leading financier of the al Qaeda terrorist network has "turned himself in" at the airport in Kandahar, potentially providing a bonanza of intelligence information on the group, U.S.

World | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN SUCCESS AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN CONTINUES

The Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva, seeded 13th, defeated Kveta Hrdlickova from the Czech Republic with 6-4, 7-5 in the women's singles matches on the third day of the 8.6 million U.

Sports | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00
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