KEYWORDS TODAY:   ENERGY BOARDNIKOLAI KOBLIAKOVOUTLOOK 2020NATOUKRAINESANCTIONSSOTLOFF

ARCHIVE - 27 March 2013

» Back to calendar

Business

Michelin Introduces in Bulgaria New Low-Fuel Consumption Truck Tires
Traditional Construction Expo Opens Doors in Sofia
Renewable Energy Producers in Bulgaria Are Being Scapegoated - BPVA Chair
Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Up 8.7% in Feb 2013 Y/Y

Politics

Bulgaria at Bottom Position in EU by Perceived Independence of Judiciary
Sweden Slams UK's Anti-Immigration Stance
Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt 'Debuts' in Brussels
Bulgaria's EU Competiveness Official Sacked - Report
Bulgaria's Ex-PM, Top Cop to Lead Key GERB Tickets
Over 60 Parties Sign Up for Snap Elections in Bulgaria
Bulgarian Ex-Top Cop to Head GERB's Election HQs
OSCE to Send over 240 Observers to Monitor Early Elections in Bulgaria
Army Doctor Elected Varna Interim Mayor
Varna City Hall Designates Interim Mayor

Society

Infamous Names Pop around 'Stoichkov' Student Movement
Deadline for Bulgarian Parties to Sign Up for Elections Expires
Bulgaria Marks World Theater Day with Ikar Awards

Sports

Bulgaria - Denmark World Cup Qualifier Ends with Draw

Crime

'Stolen Stradivarius' Found in Bulgaria Turns Out to Be Fake
Shot Bulgarian Mobster 'Baretata' Recovers from Coma
Yet Another Bomb Threat Closes Sofia 'Sharpshooter' Building
Bulgaria's 'Belneyski' Double Murder Case in Final Stage

Lifestyle

Dennis Rodman Arrives in Bulgaria, Set to Take Part in Reality Show

World

It's Official: Cyprus Banks to Reopen on Thursday
Cyprus to Up Money to Withdraw at Bank to EUR 300 per Day - Report
Cyprus to Impose Ban on Checks Being Cashed - Report
Cyprus 'to Limit Funds that Can be Taken Abroad'
Bank of Cyprus Head Axed by Central Bank
North Korea Shuts Military Hotline with South
Strong 6.1 Quake Jolts Central Taiwan

Novinite Insider

Bulgaria's Burning Bushes

Business

Michelin Introduces in Bulgaria New Low-Fuel Consumption Truck Tires

French tire-manufacturer Michelin presented in Bulgaria's capital Sofia its new line of truck tires, called X Line Energy, designed especially for heavyweight wheel transport.

Business | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 19:13

Traditional Construction Expo Opens Doors in Sofia

About 300 companies are participating in the 2013 spring edition of Bulgaria's largest construction expo "Stroyko 2000".

Business | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 11:28

Renewable Energy Producers in Bulgaria Are Being Scapegoated - BPVA Chair

Nikola Gazdov, Chair of the Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association (BPVA), has said that renewable energy producers have been made to carry the blame for the problems plaguing the energy sector.

Business » Energy | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 12:04

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Up 8.7% in Feb 2013 Y/Y

In February 2013, Bulgarians traveled abroad mostly to study or visit relatives, according to data released Wednesday by the National Statistics Institute (NSI).

Business » Tourism | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 13:35

Politics

Bulgaria at Bottom Position in EU by Perceived Independence of Judiciary

Bulgaria is at the bottom of a ranking indicating perceived independence of the judiciary in EU Member States.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 16:56

Sweden Slams UK's Anti-Immigration Stance

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has criticized his British counterpart David Cameron for his plans to restrict migrants' rights to social benefits.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 11:46

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt 'Debuts' in Brussels

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister, Marin Raykov, and two of his Ministers have arrived in Brussels for their debut meetings with senior EU officials.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 08:36

Bulgaria's EU Competiveness Official Sacked - Report

Bulgaria's caretaker Economy and Energy Minister, Asen Vassilev, has fired Kiril Geratliev, head of the EU Competitiveness Funds Directorate at the Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 12:06

Bulgaria's Ex-PM, Top Cop to Lead Key GERB Tickets

Bulgaria's former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov  are looking to secure their places in the country's next Parliament.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 17:53

Over 60 Parties Sign Up for Snap Elections in Bulgaria

A total of 65 parties have so far submitting documents for registration in the upcoming snap elections in Bulgaria, according to Ralitsa Negentsova, spokesperson of the country's electoral body.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 16:40

Bulgarian Ex-Top Cop to Head GERB's Election HQs

Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov (2009-2013) will head the election headquarters of his center-right GERB party, the party announced on Wednesday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 14:30

OSCE to Send over 240 Observers to Monitor Early Elections in Bulgaria

The Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) will dispatch over 240 international observers in Bulgaria for the forthcoming parliamentary elections on May 12.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 13:56

Army Doctor Elected Varna Interim Mayor

The Deputy Mayor of Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna, Associated Professor Dr.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 12:53

Varna City Hall Designates Interim Mayor

The Municipal Council in the Black Sea city of Varna is holding an emergency sitting Wednesday to designate an interim Mayor.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 09:45

Society

Infamous Names Pop around 'Stoichkov' Student Movement

The infamous Bulgarian Business University in the Danube town of Svishtov and its President, Velichko Adamov, have been entangled in a new scandal revolving around the newly founded college students' movement "Eagles' Bridge.

Society | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 15:06

Deadline for Bulgarian Parties to Sign Up for Elections Expires

The deadline for parties willing to join the race in Bulgaria's snap general elections in May by submitting documents for registration with the electoral body expires Wednesday at 6 pm.

Society | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 07:59

Bulgaria Marks World Theater Day with Ikar Awards

The Bulgarian Actors Union is organizing Wednesday its annual ceremony for bestowing the "Ikar" awards on the occasion of the International Day of Theater.

Society » Culture | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 10:13

Sports

Bulgaria - Denmark World Cup Qualifier Ends with Draw

The World Cup 2014 qualifier football match between Bulgaria and Denmark has ended with a 1 – 1 draw in Copenhagen Tuesday evening.

Sports | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 09:09

Crime

'Stolen Stradivarius' Found in Bulgaria Turns Out to Be Fake

Hopes that a stolen 300-year-old Stradivarius violin has been discovered in Bulgaria have been dashed, as the recovered instrument has turned out to be a modern replica.

Crime | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 15:55

Shot Bulgarian Mobster 'Baretata' Recovers from Coma

Notorious Bulgarian drug lord Zlatomir Ivanov aka Baretata (The Beret), who lapsed into coma after being shot in downtown Sofia in January, has recovered, according to Bulgarian media.

Crime | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 15:04

Yet Another Bomb Threat Closes Sofia 'Sharpshooter' Building

A new anonymous bomb threat has caused the evacuation of the building in downtown Sofia from which notorious Bulgarian drug lord Zlatomir Ivanov was shot at and wounded back in January.

Crime | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 11:16

Bulgaria's 'Belneyski' Double Murder Case in Final Stage

Bulgaria's high-profile "Belneyski" double murder case is entering its final stage after the Supreme Court of Cassations (VKS) returned it to the Plovdiv District Court for retrial by a new judge panel.

Crime | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 10:48

Lifestyle

Dennis Rodman Arrives in Bulgaria, Set to Take Part in Reality Show

Renowned eccentric Dennis Rodman has arrived in Bulgaria, where he is about to take part in the first Bulgarian edition of the reality show "The Mole.

Lifestyle | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 12:21

World

It's Official: Cyprus Banks to Reopen on Thursday

Cyprus's central bank has announced that the country's banks will reopen on Thursday, at midday, and operate until 6pm local time.

World | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 19:59

Cyprus to Up Money to Withdraw at Bank to EUR 300 per Day - Report

Cypriot authorities are looking to increase the amount that people can withdraw at a bank to EUR 300 per day, from EUR 100, as part of the capital controls, according to media reports.

World | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 19:19

Cyprus to Impose Ban on Checks Being Cashed - Report

Cyprus has prepared a decree implementing capital controls on the island as it attempts to prevent a banking collapse, according to media reports.

World | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 18:40

Cyprus 'to Limit Funds that Can be Taken Abroad'

Cyprus may be set to impose a limit on the amount of money that can be taken out of the country, one of its main newspapers has reported.

World | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 18:21

Bank of Cyprus Head Axed by Central Bank

Yiannis Kypri, the chief executive of the Bank of Cyprus, has been dismissed by the country's central bank.

World | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 13:41

North Korea Shuts Military Hotline with South

North Korea has declared that it is cutting a key military hotline with South Korea, amid tensions that were prompted by Pyongyang's nuclear test in February.

World | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 13:05

Strong 6.1 Quake Jolts Central Taiwan

A strong 6.1 earthquake shook central Taiwan Wednesday morning, killing one and leaving at least 19 injured.

World | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 10:32

Novinite Insider

Bulgaria's Burning Bushes

'Look what I'll do now!,' the man shouted, brandishing a lighter.

Novinite Insider » Features | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 16:22
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria