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GERMAN SOCIAL-DEMOCRAT VOWS SUPPORT FOR BULGARIA

“Bulgaria has long traditions, it is a stable element in a non-stable region,” Gernot Erler, Deputy floor leader of the German Social Democratic Party, said in his lecture on Germany’s policy in Southeastern Europe after September 11. Erler underlined tha

Politics | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FORMER BULGARIAN NATIONAL BANK GOVERNOR LUBOMIR FILIPOV, FORMER FINANC...

Former Bulgarian National Bank Governor Lubomir Filipov, former finance minister Diimitur Kostov and banker Oleg Nedyalkov sent an open letter to the press in support of the currency board in Bulgaria. The economists confess that the board did not achieve

Politics | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE PHARE PRE-ACCESSION FUND HAS ALLOCATED EUR 38 M TO BULGARIA FOR TH...

The PHARE pre-accession fund has allocated EUR 38 M to Bulgaria for the transborder cooperation with Greece and Romania in 2002.

Politics | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ROSEXIMBANK FIRST TO CONDUCT DUE DILIGENCE AT BIOCHIM

Roseximbank is the first candidate buyer of Biochim bank that will conduct due diligence at Biochim, Nelly Kordovska, CEO of the Bank Consolidation Company said. That will most probably take place next week.

Business | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ENRON CHAIRMAN KENNETH LAY WAS WARNED IN AUGUST 2001 OF THE ACCOUNTING...

Enron chairman Kenneth Lay was warned in August 2001 of the accounting irregularities that brought the once-mighty energy trading company to its knees, according to US Congressional investigators. Evidence before the House of Representatives' Energy and C

World | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE UNITED NATIONS SAYS AFGHANISTAN IS CLOSE TO BANKRUPTCY AND NEEDS F...

The United Nations says Afghanistan is close to bankruptcy and needs funds immediately. Ahmed Fawzi, spokesman for the UN special representative for Afghanistan, said the national kitty was now below $10m.

World | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE FRENCH INVESTIGATING MAGISTRATE WHO LED THE MAIN INVESTIGATION INT...

The French investigating magistrate who led the main investigation into allegations of corruption against President Chirac has announced he's retiring, saying that his work was sabotaged. In his first ever interview, Judge Eric Halphen, who worked on the

World | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER, SILVIO BERLUSCONI, HAS ROBUSTLY DEFENDED H...

The Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has robustly defended his European policies in his first parliamentary speech since taking over the country's Foreign Ministry. Mr Berlusconi said Italy had a strong commitment to the European Union, and that

World | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ARGENTINA'S PRESIDENT, EDUARDO DUHALDE, HAS CALLED FOR A "HISTORIC NAT...

Argentina's President, Eduardo Duhalde, has called for a "historic national dialogue" to take the country out of the worst economic crisis of its history. "I want to be one more worker in this convergence that unites the main members of political forces,

World | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

SOFIA GETS ON TO THE BUSINESS MAP*

Financial Times; Jan 15, 2002 By THEODOR TROEV

Views on BG | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FRANCE’S SILWAY MAY LIQUIDATE BULGARIAN BRANCH

France’s semiconductor manufacturer Silway may close down its Bulgaria branch Silway Semiconductors because of lack of market for the company’s production, an official from the company said, quoted by Dnevnik Daily. Liquidation of Silway Semiconductors is

Business | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

COLONEL RAIMONDS GRAUBE, COMMANDER OF THE NATIONAL ARMED FORCES OF LAT...

Colonel Raimonds Graube, Commander of the National Armed Forces of Latvia, will pay a three-day official visit to Bulgaria, starting from January 16. Graube will pay the visit at the invitation of General Miho Mihov, Chief of General Staff of the Bulgaria

Politics | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

NATIONAL THEATRE ACTORS DEMAND MORFOV TO BE THEATRE’S DIRECTOR

Fifty actors from the National Theatre signed an open letter to Parliament and the Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg, in which they say that the former theatre director Alexander Morfov is the natural leader of the academic troupe. 'We think that he's the only p

Society | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

GERMAN BIOTECHNOLOGICAL COMPANY OPENED OFFICE IN SOFIA

Metagen Bulgaria EOOD, the Bulgarian daughter company of the German biotechnological information systems and database software producer Metalife opened an office in Sofia. “We want to make use of Bulgaria’s abundant computer talent,” Metalife’s General Di

Business | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARTABAC’S PRIVATIZATION STRATEGY READY BY THE END OF JANUARY

The privatization strategy of Bulgartabac holding will be ready by the end of January, it emerged after a three-hours closed meeting of the Cabinet. At the meeting the draft of the privatization strategy and the condition of the tobacco holding were discu

Business | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THERE IS INDISPUTABLE EVIDENCE THAT 28 MPS OF THE 9TH (35TH) NATIONAL ...

There is indisputable evidence that 28 MPs of the 9th (35th) National Assembly (1986-1990) were involved with the former State Security Service, Metodi Andreev, Head of the Secret Police Files Committee announced. Thirteen of these former MPs deceased by

Politics | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00

BRITISH POLICE HAVE REFUSED TO RULE OUT TAKING ACTION AGAINST PRINCE H...

British police have refused to rule out taking action against Prince Harry over his cannabis smoking and underage drinking. The youngest son of Prince Charles and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, attended a drug rehabilitation clinic after he admitted t

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00

A TOP MILITANT FROM PALESTINIAN LEADER'S YASSER ARAFAT'S FATAH PARTY W...

A top militant from Palestinian leader's Yasser Arafat's Fatah party was killed Monday in an explosion in the West Bank, Palestinian security officials said. In another development, Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres announced that the Israeli governme

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00

EURO LEFTISTS AND SOCIALISTS AGREE TO BOOST COOPERATION

The leaders of the Euro Leftist party and the Bulgarian Socialist Party agreed on cooperation in legislation work. The experts are to prepare a joint assessment of the Cabinet and Parliament’s work.

Politics | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00

BG STABILITY PACT COORDINATOR: BULGARIA FAVORS REGIONAL COOPERATION

“I believe that Mr. Busec likes our country, which does not mean that it will be privileged in any way in his future work,“ Vladimir Filipov, coordinator of the Stability Pact for Bulgaria said for the Bulgarian National Radio.

Views on BG | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00

TENNIS PLAYER MALEEVA WITH FIRST VICTORY IN MELBOURNE SINCE 1994

The Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva qualified for the second round of the USD 8.6 M Australian Open tennis championships at Melbourne Park after defeating Marie-Gaiane Mikaelian from Switzerland with 6-3, 6-4.

Sports | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00
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