Greek Scientist on the Path to Develop Solution to Low Rainfall

As the march of climate change continues and the specter of drought looms large for Mediterranean countries like Greece, the problem of collecting water...

Cyber-crime Police Warn Greeks About International Spam Calls and Texts

The cyber-crime division of the Greek Police (CCD) warned Greek citizens on Wednesday not to answer cellphone calls or SMS text messages by phone...

New App Launched to Protect Travelers’ Consumer Rights While Visiting Greece

This week the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE), the largest trade union in the country, released a new app which is designed to...

Greek Media in Disarray

By Maria Kyriakidou* There is perhaps no other field that better illustrates how deeply ingrained clientelism is in Greek political culture than the media sector. Politicians,...

Mega Channel’s Out as Final Stage of Greek TV License Tender Announces 7 Finalists

On Tuesday the General Secretariat for News and Communication in Greece announced the seven final bids that will be contending for the final stage...

State Council Rejects TV Channels’ Petitions of Injunctive Measures

The plenary of the Council of State on Wednesday rejected all the petitions of the injunctive measures by TV channels that were discussed on...

Eurobarometer Report: Greeks Do Not Trust National Media

According to the report 2016 Eurobarometer Survey on Media Pluralism and Democracy, Greeks have very little to no trust in the national media. The data...

Twitter Blocks Greece’s Extremist Golden Dawn Party

Twitter has blocked the account of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party, apparently in line with the platform's new rules against hate speech. The micro-blogging and...

Greek FinMin Varoufakis and Hellenic Bank Association: Haircut Reports ‘Baseless’

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and Hellenic Bank Association President Louka Katseli have refuted a Financial Times report regarding a 30% haircut on Greek deposits. The...

Sallas Announces Retirement as Chairman of Piraeus Bank Group

Piraeus Bank Group chairman Mihalis Sallas on Wednesday announced his decision to retire as chairman of the board after 25 years. Addressing a board meeting,...

National Bank of Greece Selling Bulgarian Subsidiary

The Bulgarian subsidiary of the National Bank of Greece (NBG) is up for sale, according to banking industry sources who have reported that there...

Piraeus Bank New CEO Races to Reach Target for Reducing Bad Loans

Christos Megalou, the new chief executive officer of Piraeus Bank SA is trying to make up for lost time, says a report in Bloomberg. Megalou...

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