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EDITOR'S CHOICE - Top stories of the week

EDITOR'S CHOICE - Top stories of the week wrangler/Shutterstock.com

SOFIA (Bulgaria), June 26 (SeeNews) - Following is a selection of top stories and interviews moved by SeeNews over the past week:

 

SERBIAN GOVT ADOPTS DECISION ON LAUNCHING TELEKOM SRBIJA SALE

The Serbian government adopted on Thursday a decision on launching the privatisation process for incumbent telco Telekom Srbija.

The government has tasked the economy ministry and the Privatisation Agency to implement the adopted decision, it said in a statement.

Read more at: http://wire.seenews.com/news/update-1-serbian-govt-adopts-decision-on-launching-telekom-srbija-sale-481925

 

BULGARIA'S C-BANK GOVERNOR RESIGNS AS OF JULY 10

The governor of Bulgaria's central bank, Ivan Iskrov, said on Tuesday he will resign as of July 10, three months ahead of the expiry of his term.

"I appeal to the deputies in the 43rd National Assembly to elect as quickly as possible a new governor of the Bulgarian National Bank in accordance with the law-prescribed procedures and timeframes," Ivan Iskrov said in a letter to the National Assembly posted on the bank's website.

Read more at: http://wire.seenews.com/news/update-1-bulgarias-c-bank-governor-resigns-as-of-july-10-481527

 

ERG RENEW, LUKOIL DISSOLVE ROMANIA, BULGARIA-FOCUSED JV

The two shareholders of LUKERG Renew, a 50/50 joint venture between ERG Renew and LUKOIL created in 2011 with a view to investing in the wind sector in Bulgaria and Romania, have mutually agreed to dissolve the joint venture, Italy's ERG said on Thursday.

Read more at: http://wire.seenews.com/news/erg-renew-lukoil-dissolve-romania-bulgaria-focused-jv-481981

 

CROATIA'S PODRAVKA ISSUES INVITATION TO SUBSCRIBE FOR NEW SHARE OFFERING

Croatian food, beverage and drug producer Podravka [ZSE:PODR-R-A] issued on Wednesday an invitation to subscribe for the first and second round of its new share issue as part of an up to 374 million kuna ($55.3 million/49.3 million euro) capital hike.

Read more at: http://wire.seenews.com/news/croatias-podravka-issues-invitation-to-subscribe-for-new-share-offering-481717

 

STANIC BEVERAGES OPENS PLANT IN BOSNIA, EYES TURKEY, CEFTA, EU MARKETS

Croatia's Stanic Beverages said on Friday it plans to expand its presence in the region and beyond following the launch of a fruit juice bottling plant in Bosnia.

The opening of the 6.1 million euro ($6.8 million) bottling plant for the company's Juicy brand in the municipality of Kresevo aims to meet rising demand for its products and help it position itself for a push abroad, especially in Turkey and in countries part of the Central European Free Trade Agreement, Stanic Beverages, part of Split-based Stanic Grupa, said in a press release.

Read more at: http://wire.seenews.com/news/stanic-beverages-opens-plant-in-bosnia-eyes-turkey-cefta-eu-markets-482033

 

SLOVENIA'S ABANKA GETS ANTI-TRUST NOD FOR PLANNED MERGER WITH BANKA CELJE

Slovenian lender Abanka said in a statement on Monday the country's anti-trust authority has cleared its planned merger with local peer Banka Celje. The merger of the two state-owned banks is expected to be carried out in the final quarter of 2015.

Read more at: http://wire.seenews.com/news/update-1-slovenias-abanka-gets-anti-trust-nod-for-planned-merger-with-banka-celje-481336

 

INTERVIEWS

ROMANIA'S NUCLEARELECTRICA HOPES TO SIGN MOU ON N-PLANT EXPANSION BY YR-END

Romania's Nuclearelectrica [BSE:SNN] hopes to sign by the end of the year a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGNP) for the construction of a second pair of units at the country's nuclear power plant, Nuclearelectrica's head director general Daniela Lulache said.

Read the full text of the interview at: http://wire.seenews.com/news/interview-romanias-nuclearelectrica-hopes-to-sign-mou-on-n-plant-expansion-by-yr-end-481295

 

TURKEY'S DOGUS GROUP TO OPEN 25 MLN EURO SEA RESORT IN CROATIA AT END-JULY

Dogus Group Croatia, a unit of Turkish conglomerate Dogus Group, will open at the end of next month its D-Resort Sibenik on the Adriatic country’s coastline, the company’s regional director Burak Baykan said.

 Read the full text of the interview at: http://wire.seenews.com/news/interview-turkey-s-dogus-group-to-open-25-mln-euro-sea-resort-in-croatia-at-end-july-481523

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