Novinite Insider

Going Pro

By Lora Petrova The mayor of Bulgaria's town of Elin Pelin, near Sofia, was murdered late on Tuesday night.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 10, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 475

Lost in Statistics

By Ivelina Puhaleva Tired of recent celebrations, looking forward to new challenges, Bulgaria has faced its EU realities and new neighbours - including the farthest, Britain - with new eyes.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 672

Crossing the Deadline Before it's Too Late

By Petya Sabinova It's Monday and instead of taking their sweet time recovering from two nights of heavy name-day partying many Bulgarians seem to be in a hurry to get somewhere, neglecting their safety and that of others in the process.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 8, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 754

Logopaedist Wanted for Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry

By Milena Hristova They were among the first staunch allies of the US-led coalition.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 7, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 961

Free (of) Market

By Ivelina Puhaleva If we could have held an inquiry on the most widely used word to describe this week's general sentiment it might be "freedom".

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 5, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 728

Bulgaria: Unready for EU, Successful in Private Enterprise

Reform-weary, riddled with crime and corruption and wholly unready for EU membership - it seems the European Commission will have to keep the pressure up on Bulgaria after accession. Nevertheless, private enterprise has been successful, with far faster gr

Novinite Insider » Destinations | | Viewed: 2437

Nuke Fallout in Bulgaria

By Milena Hristova A debate on a possible revival of the shelved EU constitution re-emerges in Europe.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 4, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4107

Feels like Spring

By Zlatka Velichkova Everything in Bulgaria reminds of spring at the moment.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 882

H.E. Campagnola: Europe is Dead without Enlargement

Italy's Ambassador to Bulgaria Gian Battista Campagnola was born in Rome. He graduated Political Sciences at the University of Rome.

Novinite Insider » Interview | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6116

In the Club of Decision-Makers

By Ivelina Puhaleva A new year has came in and along with it the European Union gains two new members - in a move that has sealed a long period of transition from old communist past to new EU-orientated future.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3544

Bulgaria in 2007

By Milena Hristova Bulgaria in 2007 will in every way be a tale of one event - the accession of the country to the European Union.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 29, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5221

Bulgaria's First Test for Brussels

By Milena Hristova Three days before Bulgaria's accession to the EU and one day before we offer you, our readers, a round-up of the events in 2006 and a forecast for 2007, I will dare make the forecast that the trial in Libya will be Sofia's first test f

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 28, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7854

Donate, the Budget Needs YOU!

By Petya Sabinova With the coming of Christmas time this year, just as tradition has it, Bulgarians were urged to help a child in need and shown heart-wrecking footage of ill young ones, all part of "The Bulgarian Christmas" initiative.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 27, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 726

Forget Christmas, We are (Anti)-Socially Active

by Lora Petrova Christmas day is now come and gone, leaving in the past the one-day-long charity mood, the forgiveness, the "let's be good on Christmas" thing and all that is good, bright and God pleasing.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 26, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652

Energy Drink after the Holidays

By Milena Hristova Amid relentless headlines about death in Libya and post-EU shocking hikes, an important and full of energy topic faded into oblivion this week.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 22, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1081

Top 5 Tips for Surviving Sofia

"Traffic in Sofia is a real nightmare!", I told an American teacher of mine at the university some ten years ago. "It's nothing compared to the traffic in Asia!," she fired back.

Novinite Insider » Destinations | | Viewed: 1523

HE Saint-Geours: I See Bulgaria as Future Energy Exporter

HE Yves Saint-Geours was appointed France's Ambassador to Bulgaria in September 2004. Prior to his arrival in Sofia he served as counselor of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Deputy General Director (International Cooperation and Development) with the For

Novinite Insider » Interview | December 22, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5141

Genesis of Pessimism

By Ivelina Puhaleva Christmas is a wonderful holiday, one of the most repenting-orientated and joy-instating days of the year, a fest of the family and of the individual, teaching people that after death always steps in life, that evil cannot endure long

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 21, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1087

Fade to Black

By Petya Sabinova A day after the verdict against Bulgaria's medics was pronounced, slightly forgotten figures from all spheres of Bulgaria's public life saw in it a chance to shine anew with insightful comments that all sounded the same and said nothing

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 20, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 663

HE Bertil Roth: Sweden Let in Bulgarian, Romanian Jobseekers with No Debate

HE Bertil Roth was appointed Sweden's Ambassador to Bulgaria in 2003. Prior to his arrival in Sofia he was on a special assignment at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (2002).

Novinite Insider » Interview | December 20, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6009

Did You Believe in Libyan Miracles?

By Milena Hristova It would have been nothing short of a Christmas miracle.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 19, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 729