MRB Hellas Poll Shows Greeks Discontent in Government Handling of Television Licenses

The government-run tender for television licenses in Greece has been under much scrutiny since the plans were first announced. However, once everything is said and done...

ECB Lowers Emergency Funding Caps for Greece to 51.9 Billion Euros

The European Central Bank lowered the cap on emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) Greek banks draw from Bank of Greece by 0.9 billion euros to...

30,000 SMEs Have Closed in Attica, BoG Report Shows

A report released by the National Bank of Greece (BoG) on small and medium-sized retail businesses (SMEs) shows that there have been some 30,000...

State Land Usurped: 8 in 10 Public Properties in Attica Claimed by Citizens

Alternate Finance Minister Tryfon Alexiadis submitted figures to Greek Parliament on Monday showing that in the region of Attica alone, where Athens is located,...

Greek National Highway on Sale for €100 Million

Egnatia Odos, one of Greece's longest and newest national highways, is to be sold for 100 million euros, when its construction cost was 6.5...

Greek Parliament Committee on Transparency Calls TV License Tenderers and State Minister

The Special Permanent Committee on Institutions and Transparency of the Greek Parliament has called the four tenderers of the recent television licensing auction and...

Attica Bank Under Investigation for Scandalous Loans

The Bank of Greece is about to place Attica Bank under supervision after the exposure of numerous suspicious loans and losses, involving a tenderer...

Capital Controls Likely to Stay Indefinitely, Says Greek Bank Official

Capital controls in Greece are unlikely to be lifted in the foreseeable future, says a Vima newspaper report, citing a high bank official who...

Greek Computer Whiz Creates “Facebook” for the Disabled

Greek computer programmer, Petros Kaloupis, has created the first social media network for people with disabilities such as blindness, deafness or people who have...

European Federation of Journalists Concerned About Media Pluralism in Greece

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) on Friday voiced concerns that a new law restricting the number of television broadcasting licences in Greece to...

Theodoros Pantalakis New CEO of Attica Bank in Greece

With the consent of Bank of Greece and major shareholder TSMEDE, Theodoros Pantalakis will be the new executive director of Attica Bank, a problematic...

Domino Effect: Marinopoulos Supermarket’s Financial Woes Cause Surge in Bounced Checks

As the woes of Marinopoulos supermarket chain continue to play out while creditors are waited on to implement the Sklavenitis takeover, August saw a surge in...