Czech companies dominate this year’s Deloitte Technology Fast 50 CE

bne IntelliNews November 19, 2020

A record 21 Czech companies made it into the ranking of the region’s fastest growing tech businesses.

Western Balkans commit to green agenda and regional common market at Sofia summit

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia November 10, 2020

Agreements signed on deepening regional integration and alignment with EU policies aimed at achieving climate neutrality — but no breakthrough in ongoing spat between summit's co-hosts Bulgaria and North Macedonia.

CEE politicians highlight trade and security ties as they congratulate Biden

bne IntelliNews November 7, 2020

Politicians rush to congratulate new US president-elect as result is announced — but not Slovenian PM and staunch Trump supporter Janez Jansa, who takes to Twitter to mock state of rule of law in US.

UPDATED: Kosovo’s President Hashim Thasi resigns to face war crimes charges

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje November 5, 2020

Indictment on multiple charges related to the 1998-1999 war of independence confirmed against Kosovan president.

North Macedonia, Albania and Serbia to invite Kosovo to join mini-Schengen on October 30

bne IntelliNews October 27, 2020

Regional initiative set up to take concrete steps to eliminate obstacles to the free movement of people, goods, services and capital, with the final aim of securing EU membership.

COMMENT: Why the Balkan region should be on investors’ radar screens

Tim Umberger deputy head of Eastern Europe investments at East Capital October 26, 2020

Despite short-term volatility caused by the pandemic in 1H 2020, the Balkan region could be one of the relative winners globally in the post-COVID era.

US signs MoUs on 5G cyber security protection with three SEE states

bne IntelliNews October 25, 2020

Bulgaria, Kosovo and North Macedonia have become members of the US' “Clean Network” initiative.