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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

JAPANESE MPS DISCUSS ENVIRONMENTAL SITUATION IN BG

A visiting delegation of Japanese MPs met Monday with Environment Minister Dolores Arsenova and the committee on environment and waters. Representatives of the committee informed the Japanese guests Koichi Yamamoto, Takuji Yangimoto, and Toshiro Kojima on

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

DIMITROV APPOINTED CUSTOMS AGENCY DIRECTOR

Emil Dimitrov, a former Finance Ministry auditor known as `The Inspector`, is the new director of the Customs Agency. Dimitrov was recommended for the position by Finance Minister Milen Velchev and approved by Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg.

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

IMPORTANT STATE COMPANIES UNDER AUDIT PROCEDURE

An audit is being conducted in the important state companies controlled by the Economy Ministry, Deputy Prime Minister Nikolai Vassilev told a news conference in Varna. Checks have also been launched as to how the Ministry officials representing the sta

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

THE IRISH TIMES: MACEDONIA ON A KNIFE EDGE

(Editorial Comment) Macedonia is on a knife edge between war and peace, following last week's agreement on a peace deal involving the main political parties, due to be signed formally today, and a dangerous escalation of violence between government troop

Views on BG | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

13 000 HA OF FORESTS DESTROYED BY FIRE

Wildfires destroyed 13 200 ha of forests in the past couple of days, Minister of Agriculture Mehmed Dikme said Monday after meeting with representatives of regional organizations and unions of wood processors, merchants and environmentalists. The circumst

Politics | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

RING FOR COUNTERFEIT MONEY BUSTED

Police officers of the Romanian directorate for fight against organized crime busted two rings for the distribution of counterfeit money made in Bulgaria, Romanian paper `Monitorul` quotes Col. Gelu Drunjianu as saying.

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

AP: GDP UP 5 % IN EU CANDIDATES

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Associated Press) - Growth surged last year in the 13 countries seeking membership in the European Union, increasing by a combined rate of 5%, the EU's statistical office reported Monday.

Views on BG | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

WHO’S WHO: EMIL DIMITROV

Emil Dimitrov – newly appointed Customs Agency Director - 39, graduated from the University of National and World Economics (UNWE) in 1992, majoring in Economics and Domestic Trade Management. He specialized in two subjects, Corporate Finance and Accounta

Views on BG | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

Deputy PM and Economy minister Nikolay Vasilev said he would have an urgent meeting with the head of AKB Fores Industrial Holding, Nikolay Banev, to discuss the numerous complaints submitted to the minister by Polimeri employees. It seems that around Augu

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIAN EXTERNAL DEBT UP TO USD 10 B

Bulgaria`s external debt rose in July mainly due to the remittance of the last, 12th, tranche under the three-year agreement with the International Monetary Fund, central bank data show. As of end-June Bulgaria`s external debt amounted to USD 10.

Views on BG | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

THIRD TENDER FOR RODINA BUILDING ANNOUNCED

The Privatisation Agency will call a third tender to sell the building of the Rodina publishing complex with an entry bid of BGN 7.5 million.

Politics | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

RETAIL PRICES FALL SYMBOLICALLY TO 0.2%

The National Statistics Institute announced an average drop of 0.2% in July retail prices, in comparison with the previous month.

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

MUNICIPALITIES DISCUSS WITH FINANCE MINISTER

National Association of Bulgarian Municipalities will meet with finance minister Milen Velchev today to discuss the 2002 budget related with the municipal budgets and the 2001 budget, chairwoman Ginka Chavdarova said. An agreement between the association

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

NEW TOBACCO BUSINESS REGULATIONS REQUIRED

Association of Private Tobacco Growers insisted on urgent amendments to the implementing regulations for the Tobacco Act and on the state`s active involvement in stipulating the procurement prices of tobacco. Within two weeks I will propose that the new q

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT TO STRENGTHEN ANTICORRUPTION UNIT

BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom Sofia, 12 August: The Interior Ministry anti-corruption unit will be reinforced and the corruption tip offs will be checked once again.

Views on BG | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

TURKISH CITIZEN GIVEN TO INTERPOL

Following a request by Interpol`s international office, Interior Ministry officers extradited Turkish national Iskender Albayrak on Friday with a flight of the Turkish Airlines, the Interior Ministry press office said.Albayrak, 37, was arrested at the Ka

Politics | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED IN IVAILOVGRAD

A state of emergency was declared in the municipality of Ivailovgrad, Southern Bulgaria, as heavy forest fires continues for the third day running. Since late Sunday a Greek fire helicopter with a capacity of 15 t of water has been helping put down the

Politics | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00

US FIRM ALSO LOOKS AT VARNA SHIPYARD

We negotiate with three investors aspiring for the `Varna Shipyard`. These are: Bulgarian consortium between `Bulgaria Holding` and `Odesos` dockyard, the U.

Business | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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