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MBMD:68%-PRESIDENT MUST GUARANTEE SOCIAL SECURITY

A survey, conducted by the sociological agency MBMD, shows that 68% of the Bulgarians believe that the most important role of the President is to guarantee social security. Much less – 22%- consider that the most important role of the President is to repr

Politics | November 15, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIAN TELECOM MAY RECEIVE THIRD GSM LICENSE

The Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC) may receive the third Bulgarian GSM license as part of its privatization contract, the Transport and Communications Ministry announced. Deutsche Bank, consultant on the BTC sale, is to present its privatizati

Business | November 15, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

A BULGARIAN PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION LEFT FOR BRUSSELS AT THE INVITATI...

A Bulgarian parliamentary delegation left for Brussels at the invitation of NATO's information service. The delegation will get acquainted with NATO's latest position on fighting terrorism.

Politics | November 15, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

THE UNION OF THE MINORS AT THE CONFEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT TRADE UNIO...

The Union of the Minors at the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria /CITUB/ demanded the resignation of Deputy Economy Minister Kaloyan Ninov in a special letter to the Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg. The unreasonable replacements m

Politics | November 15, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

SK-BULGARTABAC’S LICENSE IN RUSSIA RENEWED

The Russian Economy Ministry has renewed Bulgarian SK-Bulgartabac’s license for production of Bulgarian cigarettes in the Russian town of Podolsk for another five years. SK Bulgartabac is a joint venture between Bulgaria’s Shoumen –BT, which owns 80%, and

Business | November 15, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

PARLIAMENT SPEAKER MET JAPANSE EMPEROR

The Bulgarian Parliament speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov met Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko Shod? on November 14. Gerdzhikov called on the Japanese businessmen to invest in Bulgaria.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

FIVE MEN ON TRIAL FOR FORMER PM'S ASSASSINATION

Associated Press Five men went on trial Wednesday on charges related to the killing of former Prime Minister Andrey Lukanov.

Views on BG | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN MINISTER OF JUSTICE ANTON STANKOV LEFT FOR BELGIUM TO TAKE P...

Bulgarian Minister of Justice Anton Stankov left for Belgium to take part in a three-day conference on “Integrated security in Europe – a democratic perspective”. European ministers of justice and of interior, members of the European Parliament and lectur

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

MINISTER OF LABOR AND SOCIAL POLICY LIDIIA SHULEVA WILL PARTICIPATE IN...

Minister of Labor and Social Policy Lidiia Shuleva will participate in the session of the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Geneva.The subsidiary bodies of the ILO Administrative Council will present reports within the session.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

AMENDMENTS TO GAMBLING ACT ADOPTED

The Bulgarian Parliament adopted the amendments to the Gambling Act on November 13, 2001. Unlicensed organizers of gambling games will be fined from BGN 20, 000 to BGN 50,000.

Business | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT TO ANALYSE EC REPORT IN DETAILS

Dimitris Kourkoulas, Head of the EC delegation to Bulgaria submitted the EC report to the Bulgarian Parliament. Meglena Kuneva, Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister and Chief Negotiator with the European Union and Kourkoulas gave a joint press conference.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

THE BULGARIAN MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS AND THE PRIVATI...

The Bulgarian Ministry of Transport and Communications and the Privatization Agency (PA) are willing to negotiate with Gad Zeevi, owner of a 75% stake in Balkan Airlines, under certain conditions. This was announced by Plamen Petrov, Minister of Transport

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

THE BULGARIAN PARLIAMENT PASSED AT FIRST READING THE ENERGY AND ENERGY...

The Bulgarian Parliament passed at first reading the Energy and Energy Efficiency Act on November 14, 2001.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

US TROOPS OVERFLIGHT ACT RATIFIED WITH CONSENSUS

The Bulgarian Parliament ratified with consensus the agreement between Bulgaria and the United States for the overflight, transit passage and stay on Bulgarian territory of US troops. All parliamentary groups supported the agreement and the Government in

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

UDF: CONTEMPORARY BULGARIA NEEDS STOYANOV

The choice of contemporary Bulgaria needs to be responsible and consistent, the Union of the Democratic Forces (UDF) declared in an address of November 14, 2001, signed by Ekaterina Mihaylova, the Union of Democratic Forces leader. The UDF called on its m

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

AGRICULTURE PEOPLE'S UNION SUPPORTS STOYANOV

The Bulgarian Agriculture People’s Union - People's Union supported with a declaration the candidature of Stoyanov-Kutskova for President and Vice President. “Today Bulgaria faces an extremely important choice – we have to decide who will be the first Pre

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

600 IMRO MEMBERS MOBILIZED FOR STOYANOV’S CAMPAIGN

The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization mobilized 600 members to fully participate in the campaign of the candidate presidential couple Stoyanov – Kutskova. The members took unpaid leave on that occasion.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

THE GAS PROVIDERS DECIDED TO POSTPONE THEIR PROTESTS WITH ONE WEEK BEC...

The gas providers decided to postpone their protests with one week because of the political situation in the country, namely the coming presidential run-off.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

VERHEUGEN: BULGARIA WON’T JOIN EU BY 2004

"The states that do not join the European Union till 2004 will receive enough help and attention to do it later. Ten of the EU membership applicants have real chances of joining EU till 2004, but Bulgaria and Romania are not among them.

Views on BG | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

VERHEUGEN: BULGARIA WON’T JOIN EU BY 2004

“I assessed the progress that has been made in Romania and Bulgaria as surprisingly high. Usually I don’t use such superlatives.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

THE TRIAL FOR THE ASSASSINATION OF ANDREY LUKANOV, FORMER SOCIALIST LE...

The trial for the assassination of Andrey Lukanov, former socialist leader and Prime Minister in two Bulgarian Governments started on November 14. Lukanov was assassinated on October 2, 1996.

Politics | November 14, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00
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