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About ‘the King's property’, economic freedom, our values and future

It says something, in fact rather a lot I should say, that after the end of the communist regime in Bulgaria the Bulgarian King and Royal Family, exiled from their Fatherland and expropriated by the very same soviet-installed communist regime, have been t

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1346

Maxim Behar: Ice Bucket Challenge Has Made Us Better

Maxim Behar’s idea to introduce a Bulgarian tone to the Ice Bucket Challenge has drawn an unexpectedly wide response, the leading Bulgarian PR expert has said for Sofia's daily newspaper 24 hours..

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 6493

Maya Manolova: Caretaker Gov't Reinstates GERB Cadres

Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s Maya Manolova has argued the interim government will fail to complete its most crucial task, which is the preparation of fair elections.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 24, 2014, Sunday // 15:11 | Viewed: 2619

Ognyan Minchev: We Need Political Programmes, Not Personal Squabbles

We should realize how deeply the Bulgarian democratic system has been eroded, Bulgarian political scientist Ognyan Minchev has opined.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 17:49 | Viewed: 5558

Tsvetozar Tomov: Surprising Turnout to Be Expected at Early Elections

The forthcoming snap poll on October 5 is likely to attract 3.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 09:21 | Viewed: 603

Ivan Ivanov: BEH Board of Directors Should be Fully Overhauled

Ivan Ivanov, energy expert, has suggested that the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) must be replaced.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 4063

Boyko Borisov's Behaviour Does Not Befit A European Politician

GERB leader Boyko Borisov, on Thursday told the BNT viewers that if GERB doesn't have an absolute majority in next parliament, there will be “nothing to eat in the winter.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 15, 2014, Friday // 09:34 | Viewed: 3540

Of Words and Bonds

“My word is my bond”, the motto in Latin on the coat of arms of London Stock Exchange, has long reflected the paramount importance of trust for any financial transaction.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 15:17 | Viewed: 610

Solomon Passy: Interim Cabinet Can Do Much in Foreign Policy Area

The caretaker cabinet could kickstart policies that could determine the country’s relationship with its EU partners in the years to come, Solomon Passy has said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 8, 2014, Friday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1078

Bulgarian MPs' Last Day Presents: Secrets inside the Red Box

Outgoing Parliament Speaker and newly-elected socialist leader Mihail Mikov gave MPs these red boxes to mark their last day at work.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 09:18 | Viewed: 1114

Tsvetan Raychinov: Healthcare 'in Total Chaos'

Bulgarian Medical Association (BMA) head Tsvetan Raychinov has urged politicians to avoid infighting, as their actions are affecting the healthcare system.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 956

Was DPS's Choice to Speed Up Government Resignation a Sacrifice?

"The DPS said to everyone that to be in power is not an end in itself, it's not a cliche," Lyutvi Mestan, leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1533

Vladimir Karolev: Central Bank's Dependence on Politicians 'Evident'

Economist Vladimir Karolev said  the Bulgarian National Bank had made a mistake by not admitting that its actions were politically motivated.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 7572

Georgi Stoev: Changing Laws 'Creates Dangerous Precedent'

Economist Georgi Stoev told Novinite's Bulgarian-language website that the events around Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) should not give ground to legal amendments.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 14, 2014, Monday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1641

Stoyan Aleksandrov: KTB Subsidiary Nationalization 'Ill-Grounded'

Intentions declared by the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) to nationalize Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB)'s subsidiary could be unfeasible, a financial expert argues.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 14, 2014, Monday // 16:49 | Viewed: 906

Ognyan Minchev: Russian FM Could Have Effect on Governmentt Resignation

Bulgaria's government is "wriggling in the deadly grip of the necessity" to serve Russian interests in South Stream and Belene NPP, political scientist Ognyan Minchev believes.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 7, 2014, Monday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1672

Russian FM's Visit 'Could Result in Three Options' on South Stream

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's visit to Bulgaria could prompt three scenarios regarding South Stream, a former Bulgarian ambassador to Russia believes.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 7, 2014, Monday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1331

Bulgaria 'Missed Chance for Eurozone' – Former FinMin Simeon Djankov

Bulgaria was almost ready to join the Eurozone, former Finance Minister Simeon Djankov said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 4, 2014, Friday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1619

Bulgaria's Banking Affair: Trust Sells, but Who's Buying?

Three phrases related to Bulgaria’s banks have lately nailed my attention.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 23:50 | Viewed: 1742

When Rumors Override Expert Opinions

On Friday, Bulgaria was shaken by an unprecedented informational attack on one of the country’s leading banks, First Investment Bank (FIB).

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 29, 2014, Sunday // 15:36 | Viewed: 2645

Someone is Abusing Weak Government to Destabilize Bulgaria’s Banks

We have already seen this situation with the banks before, when there was mass psychosis, people rushing to pull out their savings, and the Lev spiraling into hyperinflation.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 27, 2014, Friday // 14:36 | Viewed: 2131
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