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Bulgaria is Currently Undergoing an Unusually Rapid Demographic Transformation

When Bulgaria joined the European Union in 2007, the country had the lowest standard of living of any of the 27 countries that belonged to the Union at that time.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 14, 2017, Monday // 10:44 | Viewed: 29449

UN: 'Bulgaria Has Reduced Household Waste, Air Pollution Considerably'

The 3rd Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of Bulgaria takes stock of progress made by Bulgaria in the management of its environment since it was peer reviewed for the second time in 2000.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 21, 2017, Friday // 17:10 | Viewed: 8234

National Statistical Institute Announced Number of Crimes, Accused Persons and Persons Convicted in 2016

The trials of 33 858 committed crimes were concluded in 2016, according to the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 15, 2017, Saturday // 06:56 | Viewed: 4107

Economically Inactive People in Bulgaria: Who are They and How Many are They?

Eurostat, has just published the data regarding Italy’s percentage (compared to all EU member states) of those between the ages of 15 – 64 who are not part of the workforce.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 6, 2017, Thursday // 11:06 | Viewed: 5568

Double Standard in Food Products on Western and Eastern European Markets

Comparative analysis of the products made in the last month shows that there are differences between the food products sold on the Bulgarian and Western European market, the Deputy Director of the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, Todorka Yankovska, told BNT

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 29, 2017, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 156045

H.E. Irit Lillian, Ambassador of the State of Israel to Bulgaria: ' Valeri Simeonov Should Apologize to All Jewish People'

Bulgarian Deputy Minister whose nationalist party recently joined a coalition with the center-right resigned on Wednesday after a photo emerged of him doing a Nazi salute, writes the Times of Israel.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 18, 2017, Thursday // 16:17 | Viewed: 11335

Eurostat: 2750 Asylum-Seekers in Bulgaria in 2016 Were Unaccompanied Minors

The number of unaccompanied minors among asylum-seekers in Bulgaria in 2016 was 2750, European Union statistics agency Eurostat said, quoted by the Independent Balkan News Agency.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 16, 2017, Tuesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 4100

Prof. Boyan Duranchev: 'Bulgaria Is In a Severe Demographic Catastrophe'

2.5 million Bulgarians live in severe material deprivation, according to Eurostat's analysis of social trends and poverty in 2016. What does this mean in practice?

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 15:37 | Viewed: 16868

ICCO President Maxim Behar: PR business Needs People With “Sparks in the Eyes”

The Holmes Report CEO Arun Sudhaman talks to Maxim Behar on modern PR, old school, building teams, social media, ethics and fake news

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 5, 2017, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 13406

Bulgaria Runs Risk of Periphery Role in EU

Countries like Bulgaria which are no Eurozone members may face marginalization in a European Union of several tiers, political scientist Daniel Smilov has said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 26, 2017, Sunday // 15:43 | Viewed: 86448

Bulgaria's President Has Chance to Put 'Living in Fear' Mode on Hold

Living in fear, year after year - this song line could apply literally to that part of the Bulgarian electorate which is strongly influenced by messages of politicians over the last few years.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 29, 2017, Sunday // 10:37 | Viewed: 8707

Will Broad Consensus Stand a Chance after Bulgaria's Early Election?

Weeks before Bulgaria's outgoing cabinet leaves office, the prospect of forging political consensus after the early parliamentary election due this spring leaves analysts divided.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 4, 2017, Wednesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 9488

Turkey Has More to Lose in Migrant Gamble with EU

The EU may not be as scared by the Turkish President's threat of opening borders to let refugees into member states, a comment on a German-language website says.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 92800

Bulgaria's Presidential Election Portends Borisov's Steady Decline

When a foreign media outlet dubbed President-elect Rumen Radev the man who could upturn “the apple cart of Bulgarian politics,” no-one meant that literally.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 16, 2016, Wednesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 9250

Bulgaria's Presidential Election May Leave Voters Disappointed

The candidates of the biggest party in the government and the biggest party in opposition, Tsetska Tsacheva and Rumen Radev, will now face each other in a runoff that may not only bring a socialist-backed candidate to the presidency, but also trigger earl

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 8, 2016, Tuesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 9029

Dimitar Bechev: Bulgaria Presidential Vote Threatens to Shake Up Party System

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's proven skills as an accomplished political operator might fail him in the presidential election, Dimitar Bechev, Bulgarian researcher Dimitar Bechev has said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 6, 2016, Sunday // 13:35 | Viewed: 7527

Bulgaria's Market Size 'Challenge to Businesses'

The tiny Bulgarian market poses difficulties to businesses, Ekkehard Neureither, CEO of ABB Bulgaria, has said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 31, 2016, Monday // 14:13 | Viewed: 7735

Catalonia: It's About Democracy

Novinite is publishing a piece by Ra?l Romeva, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Institutional Relations and Transparency of the Government of Catalonia.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 12064

Spain's Foreign Minister: A Call for a Renewed Dialogue

Novinite is publishing an article by Spain's Foreign Minister Jos? Manuel Garc?a-Margallo, which first appeared in Spanish daily ABC.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 17, 2016, Monday // 15:41 | Viewed: 7872

'To Burkini or Not to Burkini' – A Defence of the French & Bulgarian Burqa Ban

Novinite is publishing an article by Fayzal Mahamed written on the occasion of the blanket ban on face-covering garments in Bulgaria and, earlier, a prohibition to wear burkini in France.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 9, 2016, Sunday // 14:15 | Viewed: 10431

UN Top Job: Is Bulgaria to Blame for Losing Its Chance?

Results of the vote for UN Secretary General show neither of the two Bulgarian candidates stood any chance to take over the office, an expert has said, a day after Portuguese ex-Prime Minister Ant?nio Guterres was announced as an unanimous choice by the U

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 09:58 | Viewed: 8292
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