Big Pay For Alpha Bank Execs

Despite a law that says no private banker can be paid more than the head of the National Bank of Greece, eight executives at...

Greeces Hopes OPAP Sale Speeds Privatizations

Greece Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said the sale of gambling monopoly OPAP shows that Greece is serious about making reforms as a condition of...

Samaras Says Foreign Investors Saviors

Days after returning from a trip to China to woo business, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said the way out of the country's crushing...

Google ECD Vranakis Redesigns Greece’s Image

Steve Vranakis, 41, born in Canada, but originating from Chania, Crete, is the Executive Creative Director of Google's Creative Lab. His long experience in...

AP Photojournalist Denounces Illegal Detention

Nikolas Giakoumidis, photojournalist for Associated Press, filed a signed complaint against the way he was treated by the police in Thessaloniki on May 21. Giakoumidis...

Greece Will Sell Troubled Proton, Postbank

Two of Greece's shakiest banks, Hellenic Postbank and Proton, will have to be sold by mid-July as the  country's largest banks continue gobbling up...

Crete’s Incredible Hospitality and History

Two new videos that promote the civilization, history, hospitality and merits of all Cretans have been created by the Region of Crete, to achieve...

Edessa Cherries, Wine For Gastronomy Fair

Crunchy cherries, traditional jams and cheese will be featured at the 1st Gastronomic Fair of Edessa from May 17-19, a festival which draws the...
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The Garden Movement Grows In Greece

All across Greece, municipalities have allotted land to local citizens with the purpose of increasing food security for the underprivileged, educating the younger generation,...

International Energy Saving Award For Crete

The International Conference MEDEEA-Mediterranean Energy Cities European Energy Awards that took place in Cyprus’ capital Nicosia on May 15-16 awarded the municipality of Malevizi...

Greek Donkey Milk, Olive Oil Cosmetics

Ten years ago, her husband made a farm with horses and donkeys in Edessa, out of love for the four-footed creatures. It was then...

Greenpeace Finds Toxins In Greek Produce

The environmental group Greenpeace in Greece, after testing 24 samples of apples, pears, carrots, zucchinis, potatoes, onions and bananas, randomly selected from grocery stores...

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