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No Highway Takes Bulgarian Education to The Times' Top 400

It was a slap for Bulgaria that none of its 52 universities made it into the 2012 Times’ Top 400 ranking.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 4, 2012, Thursday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1630

Precious Personal Time: Not for Sale

Recent statistics by Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency indicated a substantial increase in the number of people working more than one job.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 981

Valuable Academic Lessons in Bulgaria

As the academic year kicked off in Bulgaria's largest higher education institution on Monday, PM Boyko Borisov shared his "words of wisdom" with students.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 2, 2012, Tuesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1119

Bulgaria's Nuclear Games

If Bulgaria's numerous U-turns on plans for a second nuclear plant make you feel dizzy, you are not alone.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 1, 2012, Monday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1109

Bulgaria, Yo, Bro!

Bulgaria has wasted too much public energy on a tasteless, infantile hip-hop song metaphor in the colors of the national flag, misused in a pseudo-political kick-up in the past week.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 28, 2012, Friday // 22:03 | Viewed: 1737

Yane, Don't Go Home!

"Did you hear Yane is in the US to support Romney?" my elderly mom calls me on the phone, dismayed.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 26, 2012, Wednesday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1404

Don't Cry for Bulgarian Discos, Mourn Bulgarian Students

Bulgarian disco and club owners have begun whimpering again that the government is sabotaging their business.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 24, 2012, Monday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1912

??EU and the Great Expectations of Bulgaria's Independent Journalists

The few independent Bulgarian journalists are justified in being disappointed with the long-awaited meeting in Sofia with EU Digital Agenda Commissioner Neelie Kroes.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 21, 2012, Friday // 07:58 | Viewed: 1332

Getting Rid of Bulgaria's Blood Whores

Bulgaria's blood whores.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 17, 2012, Monday // 09:14 | Viewed: 2271

Food Donations for the Regional Leader

Bulgaria's high officials have been rather excited about the country's economic future recently.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 13, 2012, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 945

Saxe-Coburg's (Un)Founded Burst in Favor of the Belene NPP

As Bulgaria's internationally- and energy-disoriented Borisov Cabinet pretended to be surprised by Atomstroyexport's EUR 1 B claim over Belene NPP's termination, Bulgarian ex-Tsar and ex-PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg has spoken from his oblivion.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 12, 2012, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1418

Russia vs Non-Atomic Bulgaria

We knew it was coming.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 11, 2012, Tuesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1386

Novel Hearing in Bulgaria or Pulling Wool over EU Eyes?

A new Supreme Judicial Council is being finally elected in Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 11, 2012, Tuesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1003

Bulgaria's Senior Clergy - 'Victims' of Communism

September 9 marks 68 years since the totalitarian communist regime took over in Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 9, 2012, Sunday // 16:11 | Viewed: 770

Will Bulgaria's New Political Season Be the Epitome of Nonsense?

The relaunch of Parliament singalling Bulgaria's new political season, analysts are speculating about the future key topics of contention.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 8, 2012, Saturday // 09:33 | Viewed: 920

Bulgaria's Miracle Workers

Second terms always pose a problem.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 6, 2012, Thursday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1106

Yes to Freeganism!

Get what you need by not spending any money.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 5, 2012, Wednesday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgaria's Opposition: Lacking Rich Forester

Bulgaria's new political season has started inertly and foreseeably, much like a new season of "The Bold and The Beautiful" - but without Rich Forester.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 4, 2012, Tuesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1293

The Berbatov Saga - Who Disappointed Whom?

Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov has been disappointed by many things: Fulham's sale of his potential teammate Dembele; the way Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson treated him; he snubbed Bulgaria coach Lyuboslav Penev's call to come back by rem

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 3, 2012, Monday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1078

Boyko Borisov's Apples and Oranges

Amidst the flamboyant opening of Sofia Metro's second line, Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov didn't omit his favorite "comparison" – that the metro cost twice cheaper than the Belene NPP "pond" so far.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 31, 2012, Friday // 21:45 | Viewed: 1348

Stanishev in the Global Left - Many Titles about Nothing

After "delighting" Bulgaria for 4 years as PM, Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev has "delighted" it by getting elected Vice President of the Socialist International.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 30, 2012, Thursday // 21:37 | Viewed: 1344
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