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Regulatory Impact Assessment Seminar

10.09.2014

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09:00 - 14:00h

Hilton Sofia Hotel, Musala Hall Sofia
The United States Embassy in Sofia, the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the American Chamber of ...
   

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Past Events & Activities

 

  

09.07.2014 President of Bulgaria: Trust Deficit Should Motivate the Political System for Action

"The rule of law is the most important priority for Bulgaria today. Without respecting the law neither the freedom of the individual, nor a business initiative can be guaranteed," stressed Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev at the forum on the rule of law organized by AmCham Bulgaria, German-Bulgarian Chamber and the Austrian Business Council on July 8th, 2014. The conference gathered more than 200 participants.

   

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26.06.2014 AmCham Bulgaria and German-Bulgarian Chamber Express Concern about Bulgaria’s Power Sector

On June 24th, 2014 AmCham Bulgaria and the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce expressed significant concern over the latest developments in the energy sector in a formal letter sent to the Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, with copies to Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev and to the Chairman of the National Assembly Mihail Mikov.

   

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24.06.2014 U.S. Trade Envoy and AmCham Community Discuss Bilateral Trade and TTIP

On June 23, 2014 the AmCham community had a business luncheon with Kenneth E. Hyatt, Acting under Secretary for International Trade, US Department of Commerce. At focus were topics related to the progress of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations (TTIP), the importance of the business-to-government dialogue; ways to boost U.S. investments to Bulgaria and foster bilateral trade. The speech was entitled “Growing U.S. – Southeast Europe Bilateral Trade and Investment”.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

22.08.2014

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. Following are excerpts from Minchev's opinion posted on his Facebook page: Bulgaria’s democratic system has been turned into partisan personal bickering in service of interests which already are not behind the scenes but on the open stage, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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Politics

22.08.2014

Bulgaria health minister: Public procurements started by ex-govt were suspended

“Public procurements started by the previous government in the very last days of its mandate were suspended,” Bulgarian interim Minister of Health, Dr Miroslav Nenkov, said speaking at a press conference, FOCUS News Agency reporter said. “A big sum has been taken from the budget of the Ministry of Health over the revision of the budget of the National Health Insurance Fund. The drawing of this money will seriously hamper our work, Focus wrote.

   

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Economy

22.08.2014

Bulgaria Gets Record Low Dividend Payment from State Firms

Bulgaria has received a record low dividend from its state-owned companies this year, it was revealed on Thursday. Reasons include worsened financial performance of state-owned firms and a cut in the dividend rate to 70% from 80%, capital.bg said on Thursday, citing Finance Ministry figures, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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Business

22.08.2014

Balkan Telecom Regulators Mull Scrapping Roaming Charges

Balkan telecommunications regulators are nearing a decision to cancel roaming charges for mobile communications, Macedonian news agency MIA reported on Thursday. The proposal, launched about two months ago, has brought together regulators from Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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International

22.08.2014

Turkey’s Ruling Party Names Foreign Minister Davutoglu as New PM

Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will take over as chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and thus become the next prime minister. Davutoglu will succeed outgoing president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan when he assumes office next week.

   

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Announcements

 

  

18.08.2014

#truSofia HR and Recruitment Disruptive Tech Unconference Agenda

#truSofia - the first unconference event for HR and Recruitment professionals anounces the #truAgenda: Join the conversation on 21 August from 10:30 AM @ Vivacom Art hall

   

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27.03.2014

BAPRA Bright Awards 2014 application deadline extended

Bulgarian Association of PR Agencies (BAPRA) announces an extension of the application deadline for participation in the fifth jubilee edition of BAPRA Bright Awards. Because of the ongoing great interest of the participants, application forms can be submitted online until 3 April, 2014, not later than 23:59, at www.bapra.bg/2014. Campaigns must be implemented by PR agencies and internal PR departments in the period March 2013-February 2014.

   

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Member Updates

 

 

18.08.2014

All-new 2015 Jeep® Renegade: Most Capable Small SUV Expands the Brand’s Global Portfolio

   

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18.08.2014

Innovative weddings with Kempinski Hotel Zografski

Exploring the century-old interest in the mysterious power of the precious and semi-precious stones, Kempinski Hotel Zografski has created new wedding menus based on their magic and symbolic meaning. Pink quartz for love and beauty; alexandrite for pleasure and luck; ruby for passion, protection and prosperity... the menus prepared by our Executive Chef Andrey Stoilov carry the symbolics of the stones while the message is clear: to enhance the joy and energy of the future family and turn into an amulet for the newly wed.

   

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18.08.2014

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko supports Bansko’s Summer Jazz and Opera Festivities

   

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07.08.2014

Chilled Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc at Premier Luxury Mountain Resort, Bansko

This August at Premier Luxury Mountain Resort, Bansko enjoy a chilled Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc at the relaxing pool bar, with magnificent view to Mount Pirin.

   

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25.07.2014

Relax. Enjoy. Revive. A Premier Holiday Deserves a Premier Stay!

   

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17.07.2014

Perelik Eco Jazz Festival “THE SOUND OF SILENCE” - July 26

Perelik Infrastructure Company and Mr. Kiril Asenov in cooperation with AmCham Bulgaria, have the pleasure to invite you to Perelik Eco Jazz Festival “THE SOUND OF SILENCE” - July 26, 2014, 8:00 p.m. The Festival will be held for the ninth consecutive year and it's unique with its environmental focus and combines the idea of ​​improvisation and creativity with the environmental protection as its core value. The event takes place at 2191 meters above sea level at the foot of the Perelik Peak in the Rhodope Mountains on the stage of the "Bear’s House".

   

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14.07.2014

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko Opens the Summer Barbecue Season with Hot Latino Rhythms

During the past weekend, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko surprised its guests with an entertaining evening under the open sky, including a flavourful barbecue buffet accompanied by live Latino music. The dinner took place on Saturday at The Gallery Restaurant terrace, where guests had the chance to enjoy a delicious variety of charcoal-grilled meats served under the stars with a refreshing, cool breeze and a panoramic view of the Pirin Mountains. The special guest band, “Ire Vazquez Trio” featuring the Cuban vocalist Irenia Vazquez, performed passionate Latino songs and kept guests well entertained until late in the evening. This weekend’s event was the first of a series of Latino barbecue dinners to be held every Saturday in July.

   

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