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IMF: STATE RAILWAYS COMPANY SHOULD WORK ON MARKET PRINCIPLE

The Bulgarian State Railways Company to start working on market principle, Jerald Schiff, head of the International Monetary Fund(IMF)mission to Bulgaria demanded from Plamen Petrov, Minister of Transport and Communications. The two officials discussed at

Business | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

DEPUTY OF RESIGNED SECURITY SERVICE CHIEF APPOINTED TO THE POSITION

Ivan Drazhkov will be appointed to the position National Security Service Chief, it emerged after the meeting of Interior Minister Petkanov with President-elect Parvanov. That will take place after incumbent President Stoyanov issues a decree for the dism

Politics | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

FINANCIAL MEMORANDA FOR EU GRANTS SIGNED IN RUSSE

Meglena Kouneva, Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister and Chief Negotiator with the EU, and Dimitris Kourkoulas, Head of the delegation of the European Commission to Bulgaria, signed in Russe the financial memoranda for the EU grant to Bulgaria under the PHA

Business | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

A TOTAL OF 1020 AFGHAN NATIONALS HAVE APPLIED FOR STATUS OF REFUGEES I...

A total of 1020 Afghan nationals have applied for status of refugees in Bulgaria till November 30, the Refugees Agency with the Cabinet reported. 93 of them have been granted status of refugees, another 90 applications have been rejected, while 638 more h

Politics | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PRESIDENCY WITH “OPEN DOORS” IN STUDENTS’ HOLIDAY EVE

Incumbent President Stoyanov welcomed nearly two-hundred students in the Presidency building one day before the Students’ Day in Bulgaria. “ I want my mandate to end like this - with a party,” Stoyanov said who was not re-elected for second presidential m

Politics | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

SOFIA DISTRICT COURT REGISTERED ON DECEMBER 4 THE NATIONAL BUREAU OF B...

Sofia District Court registered on December 4 the National Bureau of Bulgarian Automobile Insurers known as National Bureau “Green card”, Dnevnik Daily reported. After the bureau’s recognition by the National Insurance Council, the monopoly of the Insuran

Politics | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE STATE SECURITIES COMMISSION (SSC) DECIDED ON THE ISSUING OF PERMIT...

The State Securities Commission (SSC) decided on the issuing of permits for unofficial securities market at an ordinary meeting on December 6. The setting up of the market was suggested at the beginning of 2001.

Politics | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

US VISAS REGULATIONS NOT TO BE CHANGED

Following the terrorist attacks of September 11 the American authorities tightened the conditions for issuing entry visas. Bulgaria however is not on the new reduced list.

Politics | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BULGARIA WANTS TO BE INVOLVED IN TAX BILL DRAFTING

The Cabinet spends too much time revising the deals concluded by the previous government, the Bulgarian International Business Association (BIBA) claims in the sixth edition of its annual White Book which was handed to Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg on

Business | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

IN THE DECEMBER 6TH NEWS FOR THE PRIVATIZATION PROGRAM OF THE CABINET,...

In the December 6th news for the privatization program of the Cabinet, READ the revenues to be received from the privatization of the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company as BGN 200 M, not BGN 200,000 as was published in The NEWS online newspaper.

Politics | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

MACHINE COMPANY EXPORTS PROFITABLY TO US CAR MAKERS

Ilinden, Pleven-based machine building company, earned USD 1,3 M in 2001 from the sale of six lines for production of aluminium car parts to major US carmakers. According to Vanyo Petrov, Executive Director of the plant, the Bulgarian-invented lines are u

Business | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, EBRD, APPROVED T...

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD, approved the release a EUR 35 M for the improvement of Sofia’s public transport. The money will be used to buy 20 new trolley buses, 80 buses, of which 40 ordinary ones and 40 articulated, and to

Politics | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

AS OF 00:00HRS ON DECEMBER 7, LUKOIL NEFTOCHIM BURGAS AD REDUCES THE ...

As of 00:00hrs on December 7, LUKoil Neftochim Burgas AD reduces the price of gas propane butane by 7.59% to 730 BGN/t without taxes.

Politics | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

CULTURE MINISTER DISCUSSED EUROPALIA BULGARIA 2002 FEST IN BRUSSELS

Culture Minister Bozhidar Abrashev discussed the arrangements for the Europalia Bulgaria 2002 festival in Brussels. The minister attended an informal meeting of his counterparts of the EU member states and the membership candidates in the Belgian capital.

Society | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

MARITIME SHIPPING COMPANY POSTED BGN 926,000 H1 NET

Navibulgar, Bulgaria’s state-owned maritime shipping company, posted a total of BGN 926,000 net profit for the first half of 2001 on BGN 281,4 M revenue from core operations, Dnevnik Daily wrote, citing figures of the company. The company is on the list o

Business | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE CABINET APPROVED A FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT FOR A VISA-FREE REGIME WITH...

The Cabinet approved a framework agreement for a visa-free regime with 22 countries. The agreement has been drafted in line with a regulation drawn by the European Union Council.

Politics | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK TO RELEASE EUR 70 M FOR RAILWAY STRETCH

The Cabinet approved a draft agreement for a EUR 70 M loan from the European Investment Bank for the upgrading of a railway stretch that is part of a pan-European transport corridor linking western Europe with Turkey. An agreement for a EUR 80 M loan from

Business | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA'S MACEDONIANS CRITICIZES AMBASSADOR'S ATTITUDE ON MINORITY

Makedonija Denes, Skopje The ethnic Macedonian party in Bulgaria has criticized the Macedonian ambassador to Sofia for his "hands-off" attitude towards this minority.

Views on BG | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

JAPAN MADE ITS RECESSION OFFICIAL FRIDAY WHEN IT RELEASED FIGURES SHOW...

Japan made its recession official Friday when it released figures showing the economy shrank 0.5 percent in the September quarter from the previous quarter, CNN reported.

World | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

ISRAELI WARPLANES HIT THE PALESTINIAN POLICE HEADQUARTERS IN GAZA EARL...

Israeli warplanes hit the Palestinian police headquarters in Gaza early Friday, hours before Israel and Palestinian security officials were set to meet.

World | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BAN ON INVESTMENT IN YUGOSLAVIA LIFTED

The Cabinet lifted the ban on investment in Yugoslavia on December 6. The ban was imposed in June 1998 part of the international sanctions against Belgrade for its maltreatment of Kosovo Albanians.

Business | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00
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