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THE ARMY BUDGETS, THE STRUCTURE OF THE ARMED FORCES AND THE MILITARY R...

The army budgets, the structure of the armed forces and the military reforms in Bulgaria and Poland were discussed at a meting between Gen Mikho Mikhov, chief of the General Staff of the Bulgarian Army, and Lt Gen Czeslaw Piatas, chief of General Staff of

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PARLIAMENT ADOPTED THE AMENDMENT TO THE STATE ADMINISTRATION ACT, ACCO...

Parliament adopted the amendment to the State Administration Act, according to which Directors of State Agencies, Deputy Ministers and regional governors will not be required to have higher education in order to be qualified for the positions. Also, the M

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

STEFAN SOFIANSKI BECAME HONORARY CITIZEN OF SOFIA. THE DECISION ON THA...

Stefan Sofianski became honorary citizen of Sofia. The decision on that was taken by the Sofia Municipality Council on November 7.

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS DEMAND TAX RELIEFS

A proposal for tax reliefs for non-governmental organizations (NGO) has been tabled in the Parliamentary Committee on Civil Society Issues and is to be presented in Parliament. NGO experts propose amendments to the Corporate Income Taxation Act and the Lo

Business | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

AT 1 AM BULGARIAN TIME, AN EARTHQUAKE ON BULGARIAN TERRITORY WAS REGIS...

At 1 am Bulgarian time, an earthquake on Bulgarian territory was registered, data of the Seismology Center of the Bulgarian Academy of Science and the Civil Protection Services showed. The epicenter of the earthquake was situated at 190 km to the SouthEas

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ALL GAS STATIONS IN BIG TOWNS WILL BE CLOSED FOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS STA...

All gas stations in big towns will be closed for at least 24 hours starting on November 7. At 8.

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

LE NOUVEAU COURIER: BG OPEN TO FRENCH INVESTORS*

ABSTRACTED from the Bulgarian Press Agency Paris

Views on BG | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

MAYOR SOFIANSKI TO SET UP NEW RIGHTIST PARTY

The Sofia Mayor Stefan Sofianski officially announced that he is to form a new political organization. A couple of weeks ago, he said that he will confirm the rumors for this decision on his 50th birthday.

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ARBITER FOR BALKAN AIRLINES LAWSUIT ASSIGNED

Karl-Heinz Boeckstiegel, was appointed arbiter of the lawsuit of Gad Zeevi, owner of 75% stake in the Bulgarian flag carrier Balkan Airlines, against the Bulgarian Privatization Agency (PA). He was selected by the Paris Arbitration Court of the Internatio

Business | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIANS TO OBSERVE ELECTIONS IN KOSSOVO

150 Bulgarians will observe the November 17 parliamentary elections in Kossovo on behalf of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The Bulgarian observers will attend a four-day training seminar in Thessaloniki.

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

MORE THAN 100 CLAIMS AGAINST BURGAS EXCHANGE BUREAUX HAVE BEEN FILED I...

More than 100 claims against Burgas exchange bureaux have been filed in the Economic Police. Exchange Bureaux take advantage of the enormous difference between the cheques and banknotes exchange rates.

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ECONOMIC COOPERATION WITH JORDAN TO BE ENHANCED

Within the framework of the third session of the mixed Bulgaria-Jordan Committee, the management of the largest Jordanian tobacco Company, Jordan Tobacco showed interest in Bulgarian tobaccos. “During the last ten years the Bulgarian export to Jordan has

Business | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

CASES ON INTERIOR MINISTRY LIST TO BE CHECKED

Magistrates who have delayed cases of criminals with two or more pending cases are to be checked by the Bulgarian Justice Ministry, Anton Stankov, Bulgarian Justice Minister said. Boyko Borissov, Interior Ministry Chief Secretary, announced the list of th

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA 3D ON NUMBER OF WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT

26% or 63 of the Bulgarian MPs are female. “This figure places Bulgaria third as far as the number of female presence in Parliament is concerned,” Stanimira Hadzhidimitrova, Coordinator of Gender Task Force with the Stability Pact in Southeastern Europe a

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

TV PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE TO INFLUENCE BULGARIAN VOTE

34% of Bulgarians were influenced by the presidential debate on bTV on November 5, a survey of sociological agency Alpha Research showed. During the debate, Stoyanov who is running for second presidential mandate disclosed a Secret Security Services Repor

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARTABAC SUBSIDIARIES FUTURE NOT DECIDED YET

During the privatization of Bulgartabac Holding, Bulgarian tobacco monopolist, a majority package might be sold to a strategic investor, while a 20% stake is to be offered for sale on the stock exchange. Bulgartabac’s new owner might be empowered to shut

Business | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

'DARIO G' TO PLAY IN SOFIA

The famous duo 'Dario G' will pay in Sofia on November 25. Paul Spenser who is English and Norwegian Ingfrid Straumsteul will be the special guests to the 'Visages Models 2001' contest to be held in Hall N 1 of the National Palace of Culture.

Society | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

IN BRUSSELS WE WERE ASKED ABOUT CORRUPTION

Standart Daily Petko Draganov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs:

Views on BG | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NATO INTERESTED IN BULGARIANS MEMBERSHIP APPROVAL

”The meeting between the Bulgarian delegation and NATO representatives at the Brussels headquarters raised questions that will change our understanding of the Alliance as a purely military organization,” Elena Poptodorova, the spokeswoman of the Foreign M

Politics | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

90% OF STATE-OWNED COMPANIES TO BE LIQUIDATED

Some 90% of the state-owned companies in Bulgaria are to be liquidated or declared insolvent, the Economy Ministry announced. The losses incurred by these companies for the first six months of 2001 amount to BGN 141 M.

Business | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BANK PRIVATIZATION TO END BY MID-2003

Bulgarian bank privatization will be completed by mid-2003, Neli Kordovska, the newly elected executive director of the Bulgarian Bank Consolidation Company (BCC), announced on November 6. The sale of State Savings Bank, the last deal in the banking secto

Business | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00
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