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Cosco and SIPG to Sign Key Agreement in Piraeus

China Cosco Shipping Corporation Limited chairman Xu Lirong is about to arrive in Athens to sign two memorandums of cooperation, both of which are...

Sea Days 2017, a Panorama of Events in Piraeus

The municipality of Piraeus in cooperation with city agencies and associations is for third consecutive year organizing the "SEA DAYS 2017," a festival on...
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Athens Chinatown: Meet the Chinese Community of Greece (Full Documentary)

Although the Chinese started immigrating to Greece very late compared to other countries, today Athens is home the newest Chinatown in Europe. We visited the...

Hellenic Navy Opens Ships to Public from Wednesday-Sunday to Celebrate ‘Oxi’ Day

War ships of the Hellenic Navy will be open to the public for the national holiday that marks the anniversary of Greek dictator Ioannis...

Cruise Tourism in Greece Might Drop 30% in 2017

Cruise tourism in Greece might drop as high as 30 percent in 2017 compared to this year, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE). SETE...

Piraeus Port’s Ancient Ietonian Gate to be Upgraded

The archaeological site of the Ietionian Gate in Piraeus will be upgraded and is expected to be ready to open to the public in...

Greek Coast Guard Arrests Speedboat Captain Who Caused Fatal Collision (video)

Thrasyvoulos Lykourenzos, the 77-year-old captain of the speedboat that rammed a tourist boat causing the death of four people and leaving two seriously injured,...

Piraeus Court Acquits 17 in ‘Noor 1’ Drug Trafficking Case

The Piraeus Criminal Appeals Court acquitted 17 of the 32 defendants facing charges due to their involvement in the drug-laden "Noor 1" tanker that...

Verdict Expected on Drug Ship Noor 1 Case on July 19

An appeals court in Piraeus will announce on July 19 (Monday) its decision on the 32 suspects involved in the high-profile case of the...

COSCO Says Greek Draft Bill Violates Terms of Landmark Piraeus Port Deal

The government submitted a bill for the approval of a concession agreement with Chinese multinational  COSCO on Wednesday. The draft legislation brought to Greek...

Greek Drug Squad Seizes ISIS Opiates at Piraeus

The Greek drug squad, in collaboration with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, have confiscated a container filled with thousands of opiates. The pills,...

A Summer Day in Athens

One of the nicest things about the summer months is that the city actually quiets down as many Athenians head for their villages. Those...

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