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BULGARIAN MODEL TO PERFORM AT `METROPOLITAN`

Gergana Yotova is the name of the new winner in this year`s models contest, `Metropolitan Top Model Bulgaria`. The 15-year-old girl from Shoumen triumphed on July 25 at the variety theatre in Slunchev Bryag (Sunny Beach).

Society | July 28, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT TO MEET ON TUESDAY WITHOUT PM

The government gathers at an extraordinary session on Tuesday, was announced today. Ministries will not carry out the traditional sitting.

Politics | July 28, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIAN TELECOM TO BE HARDLY SOLD NOW

The interest to the Bulgarian Telecom is absolutely small, telecommunications minister Plamen Petrov said here today. He added the government will talk to the current consultant Deutsche Bank whether they will continue to do their job.

Business | July 28, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

PRIVATIZATION CHIEF RESIGNED

Privatization agency executive director Levon Hampartzumyan resigned, governmental sources said. Later Hampartzoumyan confirmed.

Business | July 28, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

NATO PROMISED ROUND O`CLOCK DISPOSAL

We promised to be at the disposal of the Bulgarian Foreign Minister 24 hours a day, ambassador of Holland to Bulgaria Theophilus Six said after the yesterday`s working lunch of the NATO`s ambassadors with Solomon Passy. Eight ambassadors and six charge d`

Politics | July 28, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA MIGHT BE READY TO JOIN EU BY 2005

Bulgarian official said the country might be ready to join the European Union by 2005, a year earlier than expected. `Why not by the end of 2005 if everything is running so smooth?,` Bulgarian chief negotiator Vladimir Kissiov told reporters after meeting

Politics | July 28, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

WALL STREET JOURNAL: BULGARIA WILL SEEK IMF AND WORLD BANK LOAN AGREEMENTS

Bulgaria's new finance minister has said he would pursue new loan agreements with the IMF and the World Bank, reports the Wall Street Journal Europe. "We need an agreement with the IMF because it is a stamp of approval for the government's economic policy

Views on BG | July 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00

11 CHAPTERS ON EU MEMBERSHIP NEGOTIATIONS CLOSED

The chapter on free movement of capital was closed in another round of talks on Bulgaria`s accession to the EU on Friday. Bulgaria gets a seven-year transition period after its entry in the EU before foreigners are allowed to buy land on its territory.

Politics | July 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARTABAC HOLDING PROFIT 120% UP

Cigarette maker Bulgartabac Holding`s profit for year 2000 amounts to BGN 11,683,000, which marks an increase by 120% from 1999, the company announced after a general meeting of the shareholders. The meeting decided that the amount of BGN 3,505,000 will b

Business | July 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00

ILIANTSI DEAL APPROVED

The Privatisation Agency approved the contract with Trakiya on the sale of 79% of Iliantsi Commodity Market on Wednesday and have requested from the candidate buyer to submit a letter, guaranteeing its payments. The price agreed for purchasing Iliantsi is

Business | July 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

An association of SUGAR BEET PRODUCERS was set up in Gorna Oryakhovica, with the primary objective to work out and implement policies, including government subsidies, for recovering the sugar beet production, traditional in the past. ***

Business | July 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00

STOYANOV AND BLAIR DISCUSSED JOINT PROJECTS

President Stoyanov and British Premiere Tony Blair discussed during their meeting the possibilities for revocation of British visas for Bulgarians and for joint projects in third countries, mainly in Africa. Bulgaria`s aspirations for membership in NATO a

Politics | July 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT MET FOR FIRST SITTING

New Bulgarian government headed by Simeon Saxe-Coburg took first sitting in Sofia on Thursday. Up to 10 days the new Prime Minister will appoint head of its cabinet, chief secretary of the government also.

Politics | July 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00

HIGH BUSINESSMEN DEMAND NEW ATTITUDE

High leveled business gathered in Sofia under the hat of the Bulgarian Academy of science and demanded the new Bulgarian government to change the attitude towards businessmen and to change its economic policy. Among participants were Illya Pavlov (Multigr

Business | July 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00

STANDART: BUSINESSMEN DEMAND NEW ETHICS FROM POLITICIANS

Council for Investments and Financial Policy to be set up with the cabinet At their first joint meeting, initiated by the chairman of BAS (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) Ivan Yuhnovski, businessmen, economists, scholars from BAS and representatives of th

Views on BG | July 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER URGENT CONSULTS ON MACEDONIA

Solomon Passy, the Bulgarian foreign minister convened an urgent meeting because of the crisis in Macedonia. Passy left immediately after the sitting of the Council of Ministers.

Politics | July 27, 2001, Friday // 00:00

STOYANOV HONORARY GUEST OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II

President Stoyanov`s three-day official visit to the United Kingdom started with an audience granted by HM Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. President Stoyanov presented Queen Elizabeth with a replica of the rhyton from the Gold Treasury of Panagyu

Politics | July 26, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

ROSEXIMBANK`S TOTAL ASSETS REACHED BGN 160 M

The total assets of Roseximbank reached BGN 160 M by June 30, which marks a 50% increase in comparison to the year-ago period. The share capital, which amounts to BGN 20 M, has been fully paid.

Business | July 26, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

LUKOIL STEPS UP MAJOR UPGRADE OF NEFTOHIM REFINERY

Russia`s LukOIL plans to expand production lines and introduce new products as part of a planned major upgrade to its Bulgarian refinery Neftohim. The U.

Business | July 26, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CHAIRMAN OF US COMMITTEE ON NATO MET SIMEON

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg talked Thursday with US Committee on NATO Chairman Bruce Jackson. The two discussed the 2002 NATO summit in Prague.

Politics | July 26, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BUSH AND SCHROEDER CONGRATULATE NEW PM SIMEON

US President George W. Bush and German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder have sent letters of congratulations on Simeon`s taking over as Prime Minister of Bulgaria.

Politics | July 26, 2001, Thursday // 00:00
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