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ALL MINISTERS FINALLY SECURITY CLEAR

There are no officers or collaborators to the former State Security Service and the Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of National Defense, Mohamed Redzheb of the commission on unclassifying the secret files, said. According to him, this is the firs

Politics | August 8, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

FOUR DEPUTY MINISTERS OF ECONOMY ALREADY NAMED

The names of the already clear deputy minsters of economy are Liubka Kachakova, Sofia Kassidova and Kaloian Ninov. They will assist minister Nikolay Vassilev, who is also Deputy Prime minister.

Politics | August 8, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

INTELLECTUALS BACK STOYANOV FOR SECOND MANDATE

Fifty-one Bulgarian intellectuals signed a declaration backing President Peter Stoyanov`s bid for a second term in office. Stoyanov, who was nominated presidential candidate by the Union of Democratic Forces in 1996, will run for a second term in office t

Politics | August 8, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

INTERIOR MINISTER SEEKS HELP ON ILLEGAL MIGRATION

Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov met with senior officials of Bulgarian media interested in the question of extradited would-be migrants to Norway and Belgium. Petkanov said he is very concerned with the danger of a possible damage to Bulgaria`s image be

Politics | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FINANCIALS TO COOPERATE WITH US SERVICES

The Bulgarian Bureau of Financial Investigation and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network with the US Treasury Department agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding and information exchange. The agreement was reached during the two-week working visit

Business | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE GROWS TO RECORD-HIGH FIGURE

Consumer confidence peaked to minus 18.9% in July 2001, the highest figure since July 1995, the National Statistical Institute reported.

Views on BG | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

`DEVIN PLC. started exporting mineral water from the Devin region (the Rodophe mountains, Southern Bulgaria) to Greece`, the company`s Commercial Director Valentin Ignatov announced.

Business | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

NEWSWEEK INTERNATIONAL: A ROYAL LEAP OF FAITH

How Simon and his bankers will rebuild Bulgaria By Owen Matthews

Views on BG | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

HEMUS AIR DEAL MIGHT BE REVISED

The new Supervisory Board of the Privatization Agency will be summoned immediately after the promulgation of the parliament`s decision, said for Standart Daily Petko Nikolov, elected from the NMS II quota. The publication in the `State Gazette` is expecte

Business | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

DASKALOV TO BE NEW BULGARIA`S AMBASSADOR TO EU

Former foreign minister Stanislav Daskalov will be Bulgaria`s new ambassador to the EU, sources from the Simeon II National movement said. He will replace Antoaneta Primatarova, who resigned after UDF lost the elections.

Politics | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

DEPUTY MINISTERS TO BE APPOINTED BY FRIDAY

Deputy ministers of all ministries will be appointed by the end of the week, the National Radio announced quoting the press center of the Social Ministry. On Tuesday the parliamentary group of the King`s movement will agree the future appointments of depu

Politics | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BGN 1 M OF INVESTMENTS IN CULTURAL TOURISM

Nearly BGN 1 M of investment have been attracted to the development of cultural tourism in Veliko Turnovo as a result of the 4th International Folk Festival, held here between June 30 and July 7. The Festival is under the auspices of the UNESCO-affiliated

Business | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

ITALIAN BANKING GROUP INTERESTED IN BULGARIA

`A leading Italian banking group is interested in buying Bulgarian insurance companies`, Italian Deputy Industry Minister Giuseppe Galatti told Bulgarian Deputy PM and Economy Minister Nikolai Vassilev at a meeting. The Italian business circles have great

Politics | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

EXPORT OF CATTLE TO EU STATES ALLOWED

`Bulgaria is allowed to export cattle, sheep and goats to European Union member states in pursuance to Decision 2001/600/EC of the European Commission, published Friday`, the Ministry of Agriculture announced. Some restrictive measures concerning livestoc

Business | August 7, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

YOUNG BULGARIANS` HIGHER EDUCATION ASPIRATIONS: FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE RIDICULOUS

The Bulgarian Telegraph Agency Over the last ten years half of the applicants seeking admission to Bulgaria`s largest and oldest higher educational establishment, the St Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, have flunked their entrance exams in Bulgarian

Views on BG | August 6, 2001, Monday // 00:00

JAPAN TO INVEST IN BULGARIAN PROJECTS

The possible participation of Japanese funds in providing money to the project for a trunk-road connecting Sofia and Nis, Yugoslavia, was a subject to discussion between Deputy PM and Regional Development Minister Paskalev and Japanese Ambassador to Sofia

Business | August 6, 2001, Monday // 00:00

TEN PRESIDENTS TO CLIMB HIGHEST SLOVAK PEAK

BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom Text of report in English by Czech news agency CTK

Views on BG | August 6, 2001, Monday // 00:00

DANUBE RIVER TRAFFIC ALLEVIATED

`The pontoon bridge over the Danube river at Novi Sad will be opened each night from October`, Danail Nedyalkov, general director of the Danube Commission, announced. In this way the river traffic will be gradually alleviated.

Business | August 6, 2001, Monday // 00:00

$100 M SKI CENTER PROJECT DELAYED

`An improved environmental impact assessment on the Sutka project is to be submitted to the Ministry of Environment ??? ?????? in September`, the company`s manager Kostadin Mugev announced after a general shareholders meeting. The project concerns buildin

Business | August 6, 2001, Monday // 00:00

STOYANOV STARTED ELECTION CAMPAIGN FROM BURGAS

President Stoyanov started his election campaign in `de facto` this weekend in the Black sea cost city of Burgas after a group of his supporters officially raised his candidacy for the forthcoming elections. The president visited a naval military base and

Politics | August 6, 2001, Monday // 00:00

RULING ECONOMIST IN POSSIBLE PRIVATIZATION DISPUTE

The election of Privatization agency supervisory board last week might cause a dispute between so called young and old economists in Simeon II National movement, the party that won 120 seats of altogether 240 in Bulgarian parliament mid-June, Dnevnik dail

Politics | August 6, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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