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Banks Association of BiH and IDDEEA agree on the development of secure digital signing
The Association of Banks of Bosnia and Herzegovina, headed by President Edis Ražanica, and the Agency for Identification Documents, Records and Data Exchange of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IDDEEA), headed by Director Almir Badnjević, reached an agreement today in Sarajevo on the development of a system for secure digital representation and signing.
Greek kiosk receives 'Best Decoration Award' at Mumbai tourism fair; strong return to Indian market
The Greek National Tourism Organization's (GNTO) booth received the "Best Decoration Award" at an international tourism fair that took place in Mumbai February 8-10.
Limited access to finance, about 1500 businesses go bankrupt during 2023
During the year 2023, about 1,500 businesses were closed in the Business Registration Agency within the Ministry of Industry, Entrepreneurship and Trade, although the Tax Administration of Kosovo during this period closed the activity of only 20 businesses.
'EU4Employment' project allocates 3.5 million US dollars for assistance with employment
The International Labor Organization (ILO) held an informational event today in Mostar within the framework of the 'EU4Employment' project, which is aimed at improving the social-economic situation and living conditions of hard-to-employ people.
PM Mitsotakis in Davos for the World Economic Forum
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit the National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos" on Wednesday, at 11:30.
Krišto to participate in the 54th World Economic Forum in Davos
The Chairperson of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Borjana Krišto, will participate in the 54th World Economic Forum in Davos, with 'Rebuilding Trust' as a key theme.
Public Investment Programme budget at 12.2 billion euros in 2024
Greece's Public Investment Programme was fully absorbed in 2023 totaling 11.2 billion euros, as the budget was raised by 800 million euros, National Economy and Finance Alternate Minister Nikos Papathanasis said on Monday.
European Commission disburses RRF payment of 3.64 bln euros to Greece
The European Commission on Thursday announced the disbursement of payments to Greece and five other EU member-states.
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, economic crime is unsanctioned in 85 percent of court processes
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, in 85 percent of court processes, economic crime is unsanctioned, it was pointed out in Sarajevo at the conference "Forensic accounting in Bosnia and Herzegovina - yesterday, today, tomorrow".
EU allocates two million KM to support investments in primary agricultural production
Within the framework of the EU4AGRI project, financed by the European Union, a new public call worth two million KM was published on December 15 for a measure of support for investments in primary agricultural production.
Polish architect named best in the world for ‘James Bond-style’ mountain top ski centre
Przemek Gawęda clinched the title of Architect of the Year 2023 at the prestigious international Architecture Community awards for his multifunctional Biathlon Stadium in Kubalonka, which once completed will provide Poland with the opportunity to host World Cup and even Winter Olympic events.
40% of news originating from Azerbaijan worldwide credited to Trend News Agency - int'l report (PHOTO)
The latest "Azerbaijan - Insight Report" released by consultancy firm Evolution Consulting in October 2023, has identified Trend News Agency as a primary channel through which news from Azerbaijan reaches the international audience.
Unsung Heroes: Polish couple awarded by United Nations for helping refugees with accommodation and jobs
Hotel chain owner Władysław Grochowski and his artist wife Lena have become the first Polish recipients of the UNHCR’s prestigious Nansen Prize.
Bank of Greece to trim growth outlook for 2024
The Greek central bank is set to trim its growth outlook for next year significantly in its upcoming December forecasts.
European Commission approves Greek aid request worth 3.64 bln euros
The European Commission approved three Greek proposals on Tuesday, involving a release of a third payment request of 3.64 billion euros, an extension of a plan to further reduce non-performing bank loans, and a plan to provide 80 million euros in aid for farmers who lost property, animals, and crops during fires and floods.
Greek budget showed a primary surplus of 6.08 billion euros in Jan-Oct
The Greek state budget recorded a primary surplus of 6.08 billion euros in the January-October period, up from a budget target for a surplus of 5.607 billion and a primary deficit of 350 million euros in the corresponding period last year, the Finance ministry said in a report on budget execution in an amended cash basis.
Perk life! No such thing as a bad day at the office with this Polish firm letting employees work from luxurious Spanish condo
The firm started renting an apartment in Tenerife’s capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the summer of 2022.
Apartment prices up 11.9% in Q3. Bank of Greece report says
Apartment prices (in nominal terms) are estimated to have increased on average by 11.9% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2023, according to provisional data released by the Bank of Greece on Thursday.
And the winner is… Gdańsk Główny voted best train station in Poland
The newly-renovated Gdańsk Główny beat off competition from 104 others to take top place in the public vote, garnering 1,000 of the 5,000 online votes.
Over 30 ‘outstanding’ Polish hotels preselected for new Michelin award
The new Michelin Key which will be introduced in 2024, has preselected more than 5,300 hotels in 120 countries, with 32 of them based across Poland and will ‘highlight establishments offering exceptional hotel and travel experiences’.
Economic good news from European Commission dominates PM's review of the past week
The European Commission forecasts and the good news regarding the Greek economy, as well as the financial support that will be given to vulnerable households in December and measures to combat high prices were the top issues that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed during his weekly review, posted each Sunday on social media.
Muja: Over 800 million euros for salaries and wages from the 2024 draft budget
The chairman of the Commission for Work, Budgets and Transfers, Armend Muja, said that the draft law for the budget allocation of 2024 has been approved, after discussions with the Ministry of Finance. He points out that budget expenditures are proposed to be over 3 billion euros.
Greek budget recorded primary surplus of 6.084 billion euros in Jan-Oct
Greek state budget recorded a primary surplus of 6.084 billion euros in the January-October period this year, up from a budget target for a surplus of 1.746 billion and a primary deficit of 350 million euros in the corresponding period in 2022, National Economy & Finance ministry said on Wednesday.