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Zhelev, or Why We Shouldn’t Feel Anguished

Anyone among us will be constrained by time to say something historic about Zhelyu Zhelev. What we already know for sure, however, is that if Zhelev is to go down in history, there are three things that make him unique. ... »

Selfie of the Day: Kristalina Georgieva and Maxim Behar

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva and Maxim Behar, founder and CEO of Sofia-based PR agency M3 Communications Group Inc.,part of global Hill+Knowlton Strategies Group, have taken a selfie. This happened as Georgieva was turning the first sod on the ... »

BBLF Held Successful Business Conference and B2B Meetings in Istanbul

The Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum (BBLF) held in cooperation with the Confederation of businessmen and industrialists in Turkey (TUSKON) a business conference and B2B meetings in Istanbul on October 17, 2014. The event was designed to outline the current economic environment in Turkey, the fastest growing sectors as well as investment ... »

Plan A: Conservative-Socialist Cabinet

GERB won by a lot of ballots, while the BSP lost by a lot. Six more parties are running neck and neck with leaders and this is now showing the most surprising Bulgarian elections in 25 years are providing a ... »

Seven Reasons to Observe TV7 Carefully

It is hardly needed to say it, but I'll start with the most real truth in modern societies - freedom of the media is the mother of all freedoms in democracy. Admittedly, and especially in Bulgaria, everybody understand this freedom ... »

Tsvetan Vasilev and the Voice of Business

I don't know what it means to "surrender" without having been in hiding, but the past 24 hours have created this precedent as well. For two weeks it has been openly said that the banker Tsvetan is in neighboring Serbia, ... »

Tusk and Mogherini – Good Lesson To Be Learned

Poland’s Donald Tusk is the new EU Council President and Italy’s Federica Mogherini is the new foreign policy chief of an increasingly variegated but still united Europe. Just a few months ago, this reshuffle seemed impossible. This new team means ... »

Maxim Behar

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 24 hours daily. The founder and CEO of Sofia-based PR agency M3 Communications ... »

M3 Communications Group Wins Prizes For Best PR Agency In Europe

Bulgaria's PR agency M3 Communications Group Inc., part of Global PR leader Hill+Knowlton Strategies Group, got two prizes at the international business Stevie Awards. The agency got the prize “Best PR Agency In Europe” and the prize “Best Event Presenting ... »

A Caretaker Government Is Not Needed at All

  We have seen many times this circus which is being played out during the entire week and it only shows one thing - there is no need of a caretaker government in Bulgaria. That is why this part of ... »

A Broad-Minded Bulgarian Government

You have certainly noticed how many times President Rosen Plevneliev used the phrase “a broad-minded person” referring to almost every member of his caretaker government. I don’t know whether this is good or not that good for a cabinet minister. ... »

Varna, Bulgaria, Europe

What happened and is still happening in Varna, I mean the floodwaters, can happen in any part of the world. The exchange of cynical statements and mutual accusations, however, is something which does not happen in Europe, however proud we ... »