JBBA participated in a Sofia University event presenting the Kikkoman business case in Europe

JBBA partnered the end of MBA academic season lecture of the Sofia University’s Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. On 10 June 2022 in the Aula Magna of the university the guests of the event from academia and business, as well as foreign diplomats saw a presentation by Prof. Hiroo Takahashi, Soka University, Japan. The …

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Takeda Bulgaria celebrated World Children’s Day.

The company supported organization of event “Cashonville – The world I dream of” which took place in the yard of the municipal center for transitional housing and accommodation in Gorna Banya. The event is in support of the campaign “Champions of Gorna Banya play together!” – whose goal is to raise funds and turn the …

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Takeda Bulgaria celebrated IBD Day 2022!

Takeda Bulgaria and  Bulgaria IBD Association  together organized event named “IBD MasterChef” for patients and journalists to celebrate 19 May 2022 and raise awareness on IBD. The event brought together patients and leading KOLs, who shared information about the disease. All participants had chance to cook and learn more about their appropriate nutrition together with …

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One year celebrates the Japanese Garden renovated by Takeda in Sofia Zoo

The celebration began with Ryu-ray – a demonstration of a tea ceremony. The guests tried the healthy Sencha tea, which is use every morning by Japanese children. The guests also had the opportunity to taste real Japanese sushi. The art of judo is also part of the philosophy and traditions of Japan. The young people …

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Takeda Bulgaria adopted beehives and our team now count around ” +120 019″ employees

Bees are essential for human life on this planet, but the sad and scary truth is that they are rapidly dying out. Thanks to their tireless pollination work, bees are responsible for about 80% of the food we eat every day. According to the European Commission, by 2022, one-third of all beekeepers in Bulgaria will …

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Takeda Bulgaria celebrated Rare Disease Day – 28 February 2022!

That evening was the premiere of the documentary movie “Journey towards Hope” – part of our continuous and holistic #20thHERO! awareness campaign, dedicated to those heroes – 1 out every 20 people – that may be potentially affected by a rare disease. The main messages conveyed by the movie were need of early diagnosis, timely …

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The world-renowned Japanese Wagyu beef presented at SIHRE

JBBA provides support for authentic high-quality Japanese Wagyu beef to step in the Bulgarian market. Within the set of activities, supported by the Embassy of Japan and H. E. Hiroshi Narahira, Ambassador of Japan to Bulgaria, the world-renowned Wagyu beef was presented at the SIHRE professional HoReCa exhibition. The presentation involved the European trader of …

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JBBA supports STREICH, an exhibition by renowned artist Todor Todorov

JBBA was among the partners of STREICH, the jubilee exhibition of the renowned sculpture artist Todor Todorov. The exhibition was organised by The Bulgarian Union of Artists and AMATERAS Foundation that has maintained for many years a strong link with Japanese culture in Bulgaria. STREICH was part of Sofia Paper Art Fest 2021 and can …

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Performance of the National Theater Ivan Vazov will be part of the Shizuoka International Theater Festival, Japan

The National Theater received an invitation to participate in the festival in Japan with “Caligula” by Albert Camus, directed by Diana Dobreva. The performance will be presented to the Japanese audience on April 29th and 30th this year. Since its founding in 1995, the festival is one of the most important theater events with international participation, whose …

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New services from Tokuda Bank to ensure higher security of card payments

Confirmation of online payments with biometric data Tokuda Bank implements a new service for biometric authentication through a smart device to ensure higher security of online payments. With this new service every holder of a credit and/or debit card, issued by Tokuda Bank, will be able to confirm online transactions without the need to memorize …

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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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