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AmCham Human Resources Committee Meeting, September 16th
08:30 - 10:30h
Topic of the Day
The Bulgarian National Electricity Company (NEK) owes ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 BGN 388 million (about EUR 194 million), while the power plant operator owes the state-owned Maritsa East Mines BGN 189 million (about EUR 94.5 million). ContourGlobal will pay its dues, as soon as it receives the amounts due by NEK, the company said in a statement released Thursday, qouted by publics.bg.
Bulgaria is among countries doing little or no effort to combat foreign bribery, a Transparency International report shows. In its Progress Report 2015: Assessing Enforcement of the OECD Convention on Combating Foreign Bribery [PDF], the organization says cross-border bribery "has enormous negative consequences for the populations of affected countries".
“Realisation of the Energy Renovation of Bulgarian Homes project is important for the country’s spocial and economic stability as more resources will remain after reducing household expenditures, which will lead to higher consumption on the part of citizens,” said MP Delyan Dobrev, Chairperson of the parliamentary Energy Committee, speaking during a visit to the district of Ruse, the press centre of the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (CEDB) party announced.
The creation of new online stores in Bulgaria over the past six months, from February to July inclusive, grew by nearly 10 percent. This was announced by the hosting company, SuperHosting.BG, citing data types online platforms installed by its customers, IT Jobs reported.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned yesterday (20 August), hoping to strengthen his hold on power in snap elections after seven months in office in which he fought Greece's creditors for a better bailout deal but had to cave in. Tsipras did not give a date for the new polls but they are expected to be held on 20 September, the state news agency ANA said, citing government sources,EurActiv wrote.
Leading Bulgarian PR expert Maxim Behar has scooped gold as Chairman of the Year at the 2015 International Business Awards, often dubbed "the Business Oscars".
Mr Behar, picked among 1800 contenders from across the globe, has thus ranked among the handful of international winners in the Stevie Awards' Management Category for this year.
"CEZ Electro Bulgaria" supports the Sofia Energy Agency SOFENA - "Climate Cup for European businesses". The race to save energy for small and medium enterprises will last for one year - until June 1, 2016.
Citi was named the “Best Corporate/Institutional Digital Bank in Bulgaria in the 16th edition of Global Finance magazine’s annual competition “World’s Best Digital Banks”. This is the 9th consecutive win for Bulgaria. Citi also leads the league table in all other countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), including Russia and Ukraine.
This autumn it is the 6th time when OD&M Consulting and Erickson College International organize the only international certification coaching program in Bulgaria, accredited by ICF Global (International Coach Federation).
BBQ, Sushi cooking classes and DJ Chill-Out Afternoon around the pool this weekend at Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko