Yazaki Bulgaria – a socially responsible company that put quality first

On August 4, Yazaki Bulgaria, Yambol received the Q1 award from Ford. This high status is awarded only to those companies that fully meet Ford’s quality standards in terms not only of products, but also of all the company’s business processes: production, document management,  logistics,  environmental protection, the level of service provided. Meeting Q1 requirements …

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Unique opportunity for the Bulgarian public to listen to lectures on Zen philosophy and Japanese Gardens by Mr. Shunmyo Masuno

Thousands of Bulgarians had the unique chance to listen to online lectures on Zen and Japanese Gardens by one of the most prominent Japanese Zen monks, Mr. Shunmyo Masuno. Masuno sensei spent a lot of time with the Bulgarian online audience in Zoom and on YouTube to talk about Zen Tips for a Quieter Life on …

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Vladislav Mihov, chairman of JBBA Managing Board interviewed for The Week programme of Darik radio

On 20 November 2021  the chairman of the managing board of JBBA, Vladislav Mihov, had the honour to be among the guests of The Week programme of Darik Radio, hosted by Konstantin Vulkov. The entire interview, where he talks about his work in the association, in JTI Bulgaria and about what is typical for the Japanese ways of doing …

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Astellas Bulgaria and the gymnasts from the national team in support of organ donation

The world champions in aesthetic group gymnastics for 2021 received ribbons in the color of the global campaign of Astellas in support of organ donation The world champions in aesthetic group gymnastics for 2021 received recognition for their advocacy in support of donation and transplants in Bulgaria. This year, the gymnasts of coach Kristina Tasheva …

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Man, on the spot – prostate cancer information campaign organized by Astellas Bulgaria

For the fifth year in a row, Astellas Bulgaria celebrates the World Month for Prevention of Men’s Health – November, with an information campaign “Together against prostate cancer”. In 2021, the initiative took place under the motto “Man on the spot”. Its aim is to raise public awareness about prostate cancer and the possibilities for …

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Takeda has provided Bulgarian patients with 10 innovative therapies in 4 years

Todor Kesimov graduated from Regent’s Business School London in 2007. He joined the biopharmaceutical company Takeda in 2012 as a Business Controller for Bulgaria and a year later became the Head of Finance and Logistics for Romania and Bulgaria. In the period 2017-2018 he was in charge of Takeda’s Finance Department for the Balkan Region. …

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JAMBA Career Hub officially open, JTI among the supporters of the project

The first in Bulgaria career center for people with disabilities – JAMBA Career Hub is now officially open. The project aims to support the career development of people with disabilities and help them get better placed on the labour market through various activities. The JBBA member JTI is among the supporters of the project with …

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JBBA among the organizers of an online lecture by Mr. Masahiko Uotani, President and CEO of Shiseido Co., Ltd.

On 13 October the Bulgarian business and academia audience, as well as anyone interested, had the chance to virtually meet the CEO of Shiseido Mr. Masahiko Uotani and have a discussion with him. The online event was organized by the Embassy of Japan in Bulgaria, the University for National and World Economy and Japan-Bulgaria Business …

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Tokuda Bank offers all types of pension insurance products of Doverie Pension Fund

Starting October 6th, 2021 Tokuda Bank offers all types of pension insurance products of Doverie Pension Insurance Company, which include mandatory supplementary pension insurance and voluntary supplementary pension insurance. Tokuda Bank provides the opportunity to all insured individuals (Bulgarian citizens) who have chosen to transfer the accumulated contributions in their individual accounts with General, Professional …

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MYTHOS EXPANSION FOR A TOTAL WAR SAGA: TROY BY CREATIVE ASSEMBLY SOFIA IS OUT NOW

SEGA® Europe Ltd. and Creative Assembly ™ Ltd announced the release of the MYTHOS expansion pack for A Total War Saga: TROY, developed by Creative Assembly Sofia. MYTHOS allows players to embrace the legends of Ancient Greece and experience the Trojan War in all its mythological glory.Watch the release trailer here. Embrace the legends of …

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President Rumen Radev met with the management board of JBBA

The President of the Republic of Bulgaria invited the members of the management board of JBBA, as well as the Ambassador of Japan to Bulgaria – H. E. Hiroshi Narahira, to a meeting on “Dondukov 2” to learn more about the activities and development plans of the association. The head of state noted the consistent …

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JBBA signed a partnership agreement with University of National and World Economy

On July 2nd , in the building of the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) the Rector, Prof. Dr. Dimitar Dimitrov and Mr. Vladislav Mihov, Chairman of the Board of the Japan-Bulgaria Business Association (JBBA) signed a partnership agreement. The agreement covers bilateral cooperation in conducting analyzes and studies of the business environment in …

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Takeda supported the renovation of the Japanese garden in Sofia Zoo Park

13 years after the creation of the Japanese garden in Sofia Zoo Park, it was renovated and officially opened on 15 June 2021. The garden was initially made in the period 2006-2008 by the Japanese landscape architect Suemaco Toro who made the garden by himself with his own resources. It is the only public Japanese …

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Astellas Bulgaria wins 3rd Place on Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum’s (BBLF) Annual Responsible Business Awards

Astellas Bulgaria was awarded 3rd place in the category Best Social Policy for small and medium sized enterprise with Disease awareness campaign in support of organ donation- “Gift of Life” This year’s awards were presented at an official ceremony gala on 10 June 2021 in Sofia. The Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum’s (BBLF) Annual Responsible Business …

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Japan-Bulgarian Business Association and the Faculty of Economics of Sofia University with a joint event on Business Ethics and Responsibility

Japan-Bulgarian Business Association and the Faculty of Economics of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, organized their first joint event with the kind support of the Embassy of Japan in Bulgaria. The event took place on June 8th at the Aula Magna Hall of Sofia University, where Professor Hiroo Takahashi of Soka University in Tokyo, Japan …

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Unveiling the SUN DANCE sculpture in Sofia with the support of JBBA members

The sculpture Sun Dance was unveiled on November 20th next to the Lovers’ bridge in Sofia, Bulgaria. The unique monument is a project initiated by the AMATERAS Foundation to celebrate the relations between the two countries. The unveiling was part of the official 31st Days of Japanese Culture in Bulgaria, which is a traditional and …

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JBBA met with Ministry of Tourism regarding World Expo 2025 in Osaka

The Chairman of the Management board of JBBA Mr. Vladislav Mihov had a meeting with the Ministry of Tourism regarding the World Expo 2025 in Osaka. The meeting was held with the Deputy Minister of Tourism Mr. Luben Kanchev in a constructive and positive manner. Both sides consider the World Expo 2025 in Osaka as …

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JBBA engages with Bulgarian Government on World Expo 2025 in Osaka, Japan

JBBA sent a letter to Bulgarian Government regarding the upcoming important global event – the next World’s Fair, which will be held in 2025 in Osaka-Kansai, Japan, with the strong support and commitment to the organization from the Japanese government. The theme of the exhibition will be “Designing a future society for our existence” with …

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Japan-Bulgaria Business Association (JBBA) was incorporated and officially registered on November 23, 2020

Japan-Bulgaria Business Association (JBBA) was incorporated and officially registered on November 23, 2020. The Japan-Bulgaria Business Association is established to support and promote existing Japanese businesses in Bulgaria, to assist and provide information on the investment climate and legislation, as well as to provide practical support for operational issues to potential Japanese investors in the …

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The mission of Japan-Bulgaria Business Association is to promote the existing Japanese companies in Bulgaria, to support Japanese businesses aiming to establish presence in Bulgaria and to encourage and support the bilateral business relations between the two countries

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