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Bulgaria is in safe hands, not linked to the discredited political class.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 14, 2013, Thursday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1640

The Education, Stupid!

Bulgaria's crumbling is escalating – attack on party leader, shootout in downtown Sofia, kidnapping, wave of suicides, massive, endless rallies against poverty, monopolies, mafia, stagnation and corruption, rotting the State for 23 years, unprecedented se

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 8, 2013, Friday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1500

The Government's Use of Dead People for PR in Bulgaria

When 36-year-old Bulgarian Plamen Goranov set himself on fire amid massive protests against the rampant corruption and desperate poverty in the country last month, local authorities employed a familiar PR tactic.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 6, 2013, Wednesday // 12:45 | Viewed: 1064

Bulgaria Needs New Political Parties

What usually happens when a country's government resigns as a result of mass protests triggered by poverty, corruption and a lack of social justice? An opposition party wins the elections.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 25, 2013, Monday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1725

Lack of Common Sense Kills Bulgaria

You know what I hate most about Bulgaria's rulers, opposition and protesters?

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2081

Pour la Peau d'un Finance Minister

One must be struck by naivety to believe that Bulgaria's finance minister Simeon Djankov was kicked out for delaying grain producers pay.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1159

Something in Bulgaria Snapped, Election Campaign is On

"Polenta doesn't explode" is the gnomic phrase people in this part of Europe use to describe their attitude of resigned acceptance.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 18, 2013, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1648

The Cheap Screenplay of the Bulgaria Movie

For the second time in the last few days the Bulgarian site for investigative journalism Bivol.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 11, 2013, Monday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1407

Bulgarian Buddha, Hezbollah, and National Insecurity

Previously classified documents from the 90s, just published by the independent site  for investigative journalism Bivol.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1547

Migrant Scare: UK's EU Membership Must Go to Independent Scotland

As EU discourse in the UK reached absurd pitches with the government fanned anti-immigrant craze, an equally absurd solution might appear logical.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2594

Chalga In, Chalga Out, and the Willful Blindness of (EU) Bureaucracy

Payner Media, the Bulgarian chalga music factory, has given up a project awarded BGN 3197324 in EU funds and BGN 287735 in national co-financing.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1725

Nuclear Energy vs. Nuclear Energy

Some media outlets in Bulgaria stated Monday that approximately 60% of Bulgarians voted in favor of the development of nuclear energy in the country.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 28, 2013, Monday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1998

Bulgaria’s Nuclear Referendum and Belene NPP: Who Is More and Most Corrupt?

3.997,4,5.5,6.3,10.2....Nope, these aren't lottery numbers but alleged price tags (EUR billions) for Bulgaria's Belene NPP.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 25, 2013, Friday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1269

Bulgaria's 'Post-Assassination' Dogan: Gas Pistol against Falcon's Wind

Ahmed "Falcon" Dogan, chieftain of Bulgaria's liberal-ethnic-Turkish "Movement for Rights and Freedoms" (DPS), survived an assassination attempt.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 16:45 | Viewed: 6077

Chalging Along

Provocative hip-shaking, scanty clothing, lewd lyrics, oriental motifs, tons of make-up.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 17, 2013, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1722

Bulgaria's Corporate Blackout?

To say that the restriction of public access to Bulgaria's Trade Registry, as of 2013, elicited mixed reactions would be an understatement.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 11, 2013, Friday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1723

Hell on Earth

As I somberly marked one year since the death of Teodora Zaharieva, the first Bulgarian who dared to wage a battle against the apathy and carelessness of the state towards cancer patients, the story of a young cancer-stricken lady shocked me.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 10, 2013, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 1636

Novinite.com & Novinite.bg Wish You Happy New Year!

The Staff of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) and Novinite.bg would like to wish a very Happy New Year to you, our readers from all over the world!

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 31, 2012, Monday // 20:20 | Viewed: 2372

Apocalypse: Why Bulgariаns Don't Buy It

Many believe the world will end Friday - 12/21/12 - when an important phase on the ancient calendar of the Mayan people terminates.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 20, 2012, Thursday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1573

Bulgaria's 2013 Hotch-Potch

Now, prior to Elections 2013, it is all about whether the former Sofia mayor will become a former prime minister as well.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 07:56 | Viewed: 1034

'Spineful' Bulgarian Position on Macedonia (and EU) At Last!

I couldn't believe it when PM Borisov and President Plevneliev negotiated Bulgaria's first policy towards Macedonia since Ivan Kostov that isn't spineless:

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 13, 2012, Thursday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1771
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