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ECONOMY MINISTER: VARNA SHIPYARD’S PRICE WILL BE FIXED BY THE BUYER

It is the fourth successive year that Bulgaria’s biggest shipyard ‘s operations have been stopped operating and is covered with snow, while several thousand employees lost their jobs, Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev said during the parliamentary co

Views on BG | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG AND SOCIAL MINISTER LIDIA SHULEVA GAVE A DO...

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg and Social Minister Lidia Shuleva gave a donation to a Home for Older people in Sofia as part of he donation for 213 social homes with the Labor Ministry. The donation was made by the international association “Queen Elena.

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRESIDENT STOYANOV EXPRESSED DISAPPROVAL OF THE CHANGES IN THE MILITAR...

President Stoyanov expressed disapproval of the changes in the military doctrine adopted by the Cabinet. According to him the separation of the National Investigating Service and the National Protection Service from the armed forces is not necessary.

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BRITAIN MAY YIELD PEACEKEEPER ROLE

Associated Press By JANE WARDELL

Views on BG | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTRY DENIES ITALY INTRODUED VISAS FOR BG DRIVERS

Italy has never abolished the visas for Bulgarian international truck drivers, the Foreign Ministry announced in connection with reports for protests of carriers for lack of statement on the re-introduction of the visas. The statement explains that the Bu

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

NATO OFFICIAL: BULGARIA WILL JOIN PEACEKEEPING MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN

Bulgaria will join the peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan, British General Jeremy MacKenzie, former Deputy Allied Commander for Europe, and consultant on Plan 2004, confirmed after his meeting with Defence Minister Nikolay Svinarov on January 11. General

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE QUALITY OF THE BULGARIAN WINES WERE RATED FIRST BY JAPANESE EXPERT...

The quality of the Bulgarian wines were rated first by Japanese experts among the wines produced in the Balkan countries. Bulgaria participated in the specialized fair of wines from the Balkan region.

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CABINET TO MAKE OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON BULGARTABAC’S “SCANDAL”

“The publications in the press on January 11, concerning the intention of Georgi Popov, Executive Director of Bulgartabac Holding to demand the change of the managing director of the Blagoevgrad cigarette factory are journalists’ interpretations, based on

Business | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIAN REPRESENTATIVES ATTEND AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE INCLUDING...

Bulgarian representatives attend an international conference including representatives of five NATO members. It opened in Tbilisi on January 11 and aims to finalise the scenario of a NATO exercise to be held in Georgia in June 2002 in the framework of the

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

MALAYSIAN COMPANY IS TO INVEST NEAR USD 30 M IN PLOVDIV, THE DIRECTOR ...

Malaysian company is to invest near USD 30 M in Plovdiv, the Director of Foreign Investment Agency Nikolay Marinov announced, quoted by Standart Daily. The Asians plan to establish a plant for production of magnet heads till the spring.

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PARLIAMENT RESUMED WORK JANUARY 11

Parliament resumed its work on January 11, 2002. During its first session for 2002 the MPs outlined the accents in its legislation program.

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO ASSIST GREECE IN ORGANIZATION OF 2004 OLYMPIC GAMES

A bilateral committee on cooperation between Bulgaria and Greece for the organization of the 2004 Olympic Games will be formed, the head of the State Agency for Youth and Sports, Vassil Ivanov, and the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture who is in charge of

Sports | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

ZIMBABWE'S PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE CAME UNDER SEVERE CRITICISM AFTER P...

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe came under severe criticism after parliament approved legislation increasing the government's powers in the run-up to presidential elections in March. New Zealand has called for the Commonwealth to freeze Zimbabwe's memb

World | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRESIDENT STOYANOV AWARDED THE ORDER OF MERIT `STARA PLANINA`TO THIRTE...

President Stoyanov awarded the order of merit `Stara Planina`to thirteen public figures working in the sphere of art. Poet Blaga Dimitrova, singer Valya Balkanska, actresses Stoyanka Mutafova and Tanya Massalitinova are among the awarded.

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

RIOTERS RANSACKED BANKS, DESTROYED ATM MACHINES AND SET FIRES ACROSS D...

Rioters ransacked banks, destroyed ATM machines and set fires across downtown Buenos Aires early Friday after a night of street protests against a government freeze on bank deposits turned violent. The latest protests came after a largely peaceful nightti

World | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT IS CONSIDERING A U.S. PROPOSAL TO SEND A FUL...

The Philippine government is considering a U.S.

World | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE PLOVDIV MUNICIPALITY MAY FLOAT A BOND ISSUE TO COVER ITS DEFICIT, ...

The Plovdiv municipality may float a bond issue to cover its deficit, Plovdiv Mayor Ivan Chomakov said. According to him the issue may be eurobonds, similar to the one Sofia floated, Pari Daily wrote.

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FEW GENETICALLY MODIFIED PLANTINGS IN BULGARIA, REPORT READS

There had been modest growth in commercial genetically modified (GM) plantings in Bulgaria, a report of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) reads. According to the monitoring body the world area under cultiva

Business | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIANS, ARRESTED IN LIBYA FOR ALCOHOL PRODUCTION, RELEASED

The two Bulgarians who were arrested on January 3 in Libya for illegal production of alcohol were released on January 10 around 4 pm, an official from the Foreign Ministry told the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency. After the Bulgarian Embassy to Libya presented

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CABINET APPROVED EUROPEAN UNION INTEGRATION PLAN

A list of key tasks concerning Bulgaria’s European integration was approved by the Cabinet on January 10. State Administration Minister Dimitur Kalchev is to draw up an action plan for the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy.

Views on BG | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG WILL PAY A WORKING VISIT TO STRASBOURG ON J...

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will pay a working visit to Strasbourg on January 24. Saxe-Coburg will meet the Council of Europe's Secretary General and the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

Politics | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00
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