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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: 3908

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: 9947

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: 47431

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: 5416

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: 6161

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: 71674

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: 6258

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: 5990

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: 4535

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: 4958

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: 9220

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: 4944

'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: 7391

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: 5477

'Irina or Kristalina?' A UN Rivalry Fuelled by an Indecisive Bulgarian Government

"I don't remember either the Bulgarian Socialist Party or Parvanov - or Oresharski - coming and asking the biggest party when they were to submit a candidacy.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 17:41 | Viewed: 7323

Bulgaria Needs to Build a Healthier Relationship with Russia

Bulgarian media, politicians and social media users were quite busy in the first three days of the week, as dozens of news reports on TV stations and reports on websites were dedicated to a comment made by a Russian lawmaker.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 95751

Nickolay Mladenov: Bulgarian Gas Hub Project Can Be a Success

Bulgaria could turn into an important gas distribution center in the Balkans with the help of the gas hub project it is currently seeking to implement, UN official and ex-Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 8, 2016, Thursday // 08:05 | Viewed: 8364

Economist of Bulgarian Descent Seen as Part of Hillary Clinton’s Team

Pavlina Tcherneva is one of eight economists suggested to become part of Hillary Clinton’s future ‘economic dream team’- in case she wins the U.S. presidential election in November.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 23, 2016, Tuesday // 09:22 | Viewed: 11765

G?len Supporter's Expulsion Shows Primacy of Fear in Bulgarian Politics

Bulgaria on Wednesday became the first EU member state to extradite a supporter of US-based cleric Fethullah G?len to Turkey after the latter had been denied political asylum in the last days of July.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 12, 2016, Friday // 13:45 | Viewed: 9197

Borislav Gutsanov: We can’t afford two more million people to leave Bulgaria

The board of economy, finance and energy within the National Council of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) on Thursday outlined the most pressing priorities in those sectors.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 28, 2016, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 9283

Borislav Gutsanov: Bulgaria Loading EU Money on Grain Ships

Bulgaria exports European Union funds to the Middle East in the form of grain whose production has been subsidized through EU projects, according to Borislav Gutsanov, Co-Chairman of the Board of Finance, Economics and Energy to the National Council of th

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 23, 2016, Saturday // 12:22 | Viewed: 7069
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