Displaying items by tag: Issue 155-156
Irena Joteva, Managing Partner at HILL International Bulgaria, on how to navigate in the times of global labour market transformation
Authorities make hash of tax office hacking scandal
In the days of Communism, Todor Zhivkov used to stash away those who had erred to party, state or to himself by… providing them with diplomatic appointments in unimportant and faraway locations. Out of sight, out of danger, he reasoned, provided the diplomatic appointees felt sufficiently content in their jobs not to stir up any trouble from wherever they had been sent to. Boyko Borisov, Zhivkov's bodyguard and now prime minister of Bulgaria, likes to tell his voters that he protects them from Communism, but apparently he has perfected the art of stashing delinquent officials away by providing them with comfortable diplomatic appointments abroad.
"We are the victims of a crime that goes beyond ordinary hacking. The CIA boss did not resign after WikiLeaks, did he?" Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov on why he did not resign after the hacking of National Revenue Agency data