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Business

New Ordinance on Dairy Products Takes Effect in Bulgaria

An ordinance introducing specific requirements for dairy products enters into force in Bulgaria on December 31, 2012.

Business | December 31, 2012, Monday // 14:52

5 Companies Building Bulgaria's Maritsa Hwy Fined for Delayed Salaries

Five companies participating in the construction of the Maritsa Highway have been fined by the General Labor Inspectorate office in the southern district of Haskovo.

Business | December 31, 2012, Monday // 13:12

Bulgarian Tourism Optimistic for Winter Season 2012 - 2013

Bulgaria expects a large increase of visitors at winter resorts mainly from the important Russian and Great Britain markets, according to Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister, Delyan Dobrev.

Business » Tourism | December 31, 2012, Monday // 17:21

Politics

Bulgarian Agri Min: Forestry Act Restricts Investments

Bulgaria has one of the most restrictive Forestry Acts in the world and it hurdles investments, according to Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov.

Politics | December 31, 2012, Monday // 18:22

Nikolic Recalls Serbian Ambassador to Bulgaria

Serbian President, Tomislav Nikolic, has recalled the Serbian Ambassador to Sofia, Aleksandar Crkvenjakov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 31, 2012, Monday // 17:52

Society

Crowds Welcome 2013 in Bulgaria Downtown Squares

Thousands of people in Bulgaria celebrated New Year's with events at downtown squares organized by local communities and authorities.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 18:54

Most Popular Quotes Published by Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) in 2012

Following is a ranking of the most popular quotes published by Novinite.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 16:13

Most Popular Jokes Published by Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) in 2012

Following is a ranking of the most popular jokes published by Novinite.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 16:11

Most Popular Interviews of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) in 2012

Following is a ranking of the most popular interviews published by Novinite.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 15:41

Most Popular Editorials of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) in 2012

Following is a ranking of the most popular commentaries and analysis articles published by Novinite.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 15:37

Most Popular News Articles of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) in 2012

Following is a ranking of the most popular news article published by Novinite.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 15:33

Bulgarian President to Deliver His 1st New Year's Address

As Bulgarians prepare to celebrate at midnight Monday into Tuesday the arrival of 2013, President, Rosen Plevneliev is all set to deliver his very first New Year's Eve televised address to the nation.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 15:14

Falling Rock Hits Car, Injures One, in Southern Bulgaria

A 27-year old man travelling by car from the Pamporovo winter resort to the southern city of Smolyan has been injured by falling rock.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 14:01

What Was 2012 Like for Bulgaria? (According to Novinite.com, Novinite.bg, Novinite.ru)

At the end of 2012, the journalists of Novinite.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 13:35

Bulgaria's Good News in 2012

Following is a ranking of some of the good news for Bulgaria in 2012, according to the journalists of Novinite.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 13:31

Bulgaria's Greatest Public Scandals and Blunders in 2012

Following is a ranking of the most important public and political scandals and gaffes in Bulgaria in 2012, according to the journalists of Novinite.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 13:29

Bulgaria's Most Important Events in 2012

Following is a list of the most important national and international events for Bulgaria in 2012 according to the journalists of Novinite.

Society | December 31, 2012, Monday // 13:24

Scandal with Protected Area Construction Flares in Bulgaria

A new scandal has flared in Bulgaria just hours before the arrival of the new year 2013, triggered by reports that illegal construction is going on in a protected coastal area.

Society » Environment | December 31, 2012, Monday // 16:10

Sports

Vladimir Nikolov to Manage Bulgaria's National Men Volleyball Team

Vladimir Nikolov has accepted the proposal of head coach Camillo Placi to become manager of the Bulgarian national men volleyball team.

Sports | December 31, 2012, Monday // 12:39

World

1 Million to Meet New Year Dancing Gangnam Style in Berlin

Over one million people are expected at the Brandenburg Gate New Year's Eve party in Berlin, Germany, to dance Gangnam Style in an attempt to list a new flash mob world record.

World | December 31, 2012, Monday // 19:55

Last Day to Avoid Fiscal Cliff in US

US Senators are continuing to seek a compromise deal on budget deficit Monday to send to the House of Representatives as they have one more day to avoid the "fiscal cliff.

World | December 31, 2012, Monday // 16:51

Greeks, Romanians, Cut Christmas Spending

Greek retailers registered the lowest Christmas sales for the past 10 years, down by 40% from 2011, according to preliminary estimations.

World | December 31, 2012, Monday // 11:49

Chavez Suffers New Complications after Cancer Surgery

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has suffered "new complications" after his cancer surgery in Cuba, his Vice President, Nicolas Maduro, has said.

World | December 31, 2012, Monday // 10:57

Hillary Clinton Hospitalized with Blood Clot

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been hospitalized after doctors discovered a blood clot related to a concussion she suffered earlier in December.

World | December 31, 2012, Monday // 10:14

Novinite Insider

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
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