Broad Government Meeting Held Regarding EU & Planning

Prime Minister George Papandreou on Monday chaired a broad government meeting on developments in the major issues concerning the EU.  Afterwards the delegates went...

Athens Τransport Strikes Day before Epiphany

Yet another strike by unions representing mass transit employees in the greater Athens area is planned for Wednesday.  This arrives the day before the Epiphany...

President of Industrialists of Athens & Pireaus: Greek Economy Entered Vicious Circle

The Greek economy has entered a vicious circle that will be very hard to exit, president of the Association of Industrialists of Athens and...

Partial Eclipse of the Sun Visible in Greece on January 4th

Numerous Greeks will have the opportunity to see the partial eclipse of the sun tomorrow morning. The phenomenon is going to be visible...

Private Sector Credit Decelerated Further in Nov 2010

The annual growth rate of total credit granted to the domestic private sector decelerated further to 0.4% in November 2010, from 1.0% in October...

Citizen in Deed Organization Calls for Special Olympics Volunteers

The governmental organization of volunteers “Citizen in Deed” is one of  five organizations which cooperates with the Special Olympics.  It aims at supporting the holding...

Greek Travel Agencies’ Record Decline in Holiday Travel

A major decline in travel by Greeks, both abroad and domestically, was recorded in the Christmas-New Year holiday season this year, according to travel...

Cabotage Fully Lifted In 2011

The year 2011 will be the first for the full implementation of the lifting of cabotage, following the contract signed by Minister of Maritime...

EU Tsunami & Earthquake Response Exercise Scheduled on Crete

This year Greece will host a European exercise test that will examine the case of a major earthquake and subsequent tsunami, as announced by PhD...

Greek Authorities Seize 3,000 Contraband Cigarettes Cartons in Crete

The Greek authorities have seized 3,000 cartons of contraband cigarettes at the port on the island of Crete, ANA-MPA news agency reported. They were found...

Citizen Protection Minister Announces Turkish Border Barrier Fence

Greece is planning to build a barrier fence along its border with Turkey in a bid to keep out illegal immigrants, Citizen Protection Minister...

Greek Stocks’ Annual Losses Reach 35.6% in 2010

Athens Stocks moved on negative ground in the last session of the year, as the General Index ended at session lows, on a turnover...

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