September 24 (SeeNews) - Following are some of the main stories in Bulgarian newspapers on Wednesday morning. SeeNews has not verified these reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
- Eight Bulgarian soccer clubs owe 7.8 million levs in unpaid taxes for the 2005-2008 period, the National Revenue Agency said.
- Defence Minister Nikolai Mladenov has ordered an audit of 320 real estate deals signed by his predecessor Nikolai Tsonev over alleged buying of apartments for the needs of Bulgarian Army officers at prices that were up to 35% higher than market prices, the daily reported.
- The parliament said it has asked the National Audit Office to make an audit for the 2005-2009 period of the state-run enterprise for management of environment protection activities. The audit has to be presented to parliament no later than January 31 next year.
- Electricity distributors EVN Bulgaria said it will start to cut in stages power supply to lead and zinc miner Gorubso Madan over 473,000 levs in unpaid bills.
- The credits extended by non-banking financial institutions in Bulgaria fell by 9.4% on the year to 2.32 billion levs in the first half of 2009, data of the Bulgarian central bank showed.
- All players on the financial market will have access to the Central Credit Register as of October 1, when a new regulation of the central bank enters into force. This will allow all banks to see the credit files of all those applying for loans. “This will allow us to make better analysis of the credit history or the indebtedness of the clients,” said Violina Marinova, CEO of DSK Bank.
- Bulgarian salami producer Ken will open on Thursday a 22.2 million lev factory near the town of Stara Zagora, aiming to increase its market share to 25% from current 16%. The factory has an installed capacity to produce 60 tonnes of salami per day.
(1 euro = 1.95583 Bulgarian levs)