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ASKED WHETHER THE RUMOURS THAT HE IS TO FORM A NEW RIGHT PARTY, SOFIA ...

Asked whether the rumours that he is to form a new right party, Sofia mayor Stefan Sofianski said that he will answer to this question at his 50th anniversary, the Bulgarian National Radio reported. His birthday is on November 7.

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PM PRESENTED GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM IN PARLIAMENT

`Stable macroeconomic framework and higher living standards are the topmost aims of the Government of the Simeon II National Movement,` Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said as he presented the governmental program in Parliament on October 26. `The principal go

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT TO GRANT SUBWAY LOAN GUARANTEE

Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and the Bulgarian Finance and Foreign Affairs Ministers started negotiations on an agreement that is to grant guarantee for the investment credit to Sofia Municipality. JBIC is going to extend a credit wort

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PRESIDENT: I WISH SUCCESS TO THE GOVERNMENT

The Bulgarian President Stoyanov attended the ceremony during which the National Guards were sworn in. Defense Minister Svinarov also attended the ceremony in front of the "Alexander Nevski" cathedral in Sofia.

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE MINISTER OF STATE ADMINISTRATION DIMITUR KALCHEV MET FOR THE FIRST...

The Minister of State Administration Dimitur Kalchev met for the first time all regional governors. He told them that the 2002 draft budget for the municipalities is 10% less than this year`s budget.

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

ROMANIAN MINISTER FOR NATO EXPANSION IN SE EUROPE

Romanian news agency Rompres NATO's extension to South-Eastern Europe by including Romania and Bulgaria will be a long-lasting investment for the stability of the continent, Romanian Defence Minister Ioan Mircea Pascu said at the Rose-Roth seminar on "N

Views on BG | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

FROM THE HEADQUARTERS OF `COALITION FOR BULGARIA` ANNOUNCED THAT THEY ...

From the headquarters of `Coalition for bulgaria` announced that they will put "F" to the Bulgarian Government for the first 100 days since it stepped in power, Info Radio reported.

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BLACK SEA FOREIGN MINISTERS DISCUSS INTL TERRORISM

Itar-Tass A meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organisation discusses struggle against international terrorism in the Turkish city of Antalia on Friday.

Views on BG | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

CHANGES PROPOSED FOR AILING COMPANIES LIQUIDATION

Experts from the Economy Ministry proposed amendments to the Commercial Code, which would provide for rapid insolvency and liquidation procedures for ailing sate-owned companies. Only 25 companies, out of the 250, which have been under liquidation since 1

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

EX FINANCE MINISTER IS TO BLAME FOR BALKAN AIRWAYS

Standart Daily Prosecutor's Office should stop digging into the deals, warns Vladimir Karolev, head of the Balkan Consulting Company.

Views on BG | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

AGREEMENT ON BUDGET 2002 REACHED WITH IMF

The Bulgarian Government and the International Monetary Fund reached an agreement on the budget for 2002. They agreed on a 0.

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

GREY MARKET NEARLY 40% OF BULGARIAN ECONOMY

A two-day conference on the grey economy in Bulgaria, its structure and impact on the country's future, as well as the ways to fight it started in Sofia on October 25. Organizers of the event are the Centre for Social Practices and the Centre for Anthropo

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

CABINET APPROVED CHANGES TO TOBACCO ACT

“The amendments to the implementing regulations on the Tobacco and Tobacco Products Act envisage extra payment for quality tobacco”, Mehmed Dikme, Agriculture Minister, said at a press conference on October 25. The proposal for the size of the bonuses wil

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

DIPLOMATIC AGENCY BECOMES COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIP

The Diplomatic Estate Agency will be transformed into a commercial partnership, the Cabinet decided. The agency will be transformed two months after a promulgation decree of the Cabinet in the Official Gazette.

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

UNION OF EMPLOYERS PROPOSE NEW INSURANCE SCHEMA

`The Union of Employers in Bulgaria /UEB/ suggested a new insurance schema, straightening the third of the three pillars - National Social Security Institute /NSSI/, mandatory supplementary insurance,and voluntary insurance,` UEB Chair Vasil Vasilev said.

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

TAX AMENDMENTS TO BE VOTED NEXT WEEK

The amendments to the tax acts for 2002 were not adopted at the regular weekly session of the cabinet, as was preliminary announced. After a few hours' discussion among the ministers, it emerged that the new tax acts will be approved next week.

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

SIMEON II NATIONAL MOVEMENT (SNM) SECRETARY AND FLOOR LEADER PLAMEN PA...

Simeon II National Movement (SNM) secretary and floor leader Plamen Panayotov told the Austrian People Party floor leader Friedrich Koenig that the movement wishes to become member of the European People's Party (EPP) after its transformation into a party

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BANKS PROFITS EUR 10 M FOR SEPTEMBER, 2001

The banking sector profits for September, 2001 registered again an upward trend, Bulgarian National Bank statistics showed. The banks’ total profit for September reached BGN 19, 5 M which brings the total profits for the first nine months of 2001 to BGN 2

Business | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

160 ENGINES OF THE BULGARIAN STATE RAILWAYS WILL BE EQUIPPED WITH HIGH...

160 engines of the Bulgarian State Railways will be equipped with high-tech Alkatel systems from Austria. The new systems improve the safety of the traffic and facilitate servicing.

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

AN INTER-INSTITUTIONAL COUNCIL ON TOURISM WILL COORDINATE AND IMPLEMEN...

An inter-institutional council on tourism will coordinate and implement the state policy in the sector, it emerged during the discussions on the draft of the new Tourism Act. The council will include ministers and heads of institutions and will be chaired

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA-EU PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE TO MEET OCT 29

The 13th session of the Bulgarian-EU joint parliamentary committee will take place October 29 and 30. The participants in the meeting will hear the positions of the Cabinet and the leadership of the EU Council and the European Commission on issues related

Politics | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00
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