Bank of Greece Completes Capital Hike

The National Bank of Greece has raised collects private funds of at least 1.1 billion euros, ($1.47 billion) increasing its capital without issuing contingent...

Venizelos, Kouvelis ERT Showdown With Samaras

Prime Minister and New Democracy Conservative leader Antonis Samaras has set a June 18 meeting with his coalition partners, PASOK Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos...

Strikes Over ERT To Disrupt Athens

Public transportation in Athens will be staggered on June 13 as transport workers join a strike called by the country's largest labor unions representing...

ERT’s First Broadcast in 1966

On 23 February 1966, Greece’s public broadcaster ERT, which was named National Radio Foundation (EIR) at the time, made its very first official appearance. EIR’s...

ERT’s Closing Down Worldwide News

The news that Greece’s public broadcaster ERT will close down and then reopen with a far smaller number of workers is traveling around the...

EU Says No Role In DEPA Bid

The European Commission didn't play a role in the process that saw Russian giant OAO Gazprom withdraw its bid for Greece's natural-gas monopoly DEPA,...

No Interest, Greece Starts DEPA Bid Anew

After failing to get a single bidder for its natural gas company DEPA as part of a lagging privatization effort, Greece is going to...

Mass Firings Seen Set at ERT

Under the pressure of the Troika for the shrinking of the public sector staff, Samaras' government is planning radical changes in the Hellenic Broadcasting...

Waterway Link From Thessaloniki to Belgrade

A navigable connection from Thessaloniki to Belgrade through the Morava River is being planned after a deal between the China Gezhouba Corporation and the...

Greek Contractors Sell New Houses Cut Rate

Building contractors are offering their properties at  reduced prices to find buyers for the approximately 200,000 apartments they have built over the last five...

Greek Olive Production Takes Hit

The unfavorable weather conditions of the previous period had a tragic impact on the crops of olive producers this year, regardless of the olive...

Lawmakers Mull Time For Greek Debtors

With the ruling New Democracy Conservatives of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and one of his two coalition partners, the PASOK Socialists, failing to pay...

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