China’s COSCO Plans to Make Piraeus the Largest Port in Europe

China's Cosco Group shipping giant plans to invest around $1 billion in Greece’s Port of Piraeus to help turn the ancient harbor into a...

Coca Cola Forced to Stop Using Parthenon and Other Greek Symbols in Advertising

Greece's Communications Control Council has asked Coca Cola Hellas to cease its promotional campaign featuring depictions of the Parthenon, the Hellenic Parliament building and...

84th Thessaloniki International Fair Kicks Off on Saturday (video)

The annual Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) is considered the largest business, political and trade event in all of southeastern Europe. The exposition brings together...

Excise Tax and High VAT Make Beer Expensive in Greece

Beer in Greece is among the most expensive products in the European Union because of high excise tax and a 24 percent value-added tax. According...

Geostrategic Powerplay Hinders Massive Chinese Investment in Greece

The decision recently taken by Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) to declare a large part of Piraeus a site of archaeological interest is putting...

Greek Archaeological Council Derails Cosco’s Investment Plan for Piraeus

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) derailed the multi-million euro investment program of China’s Cosco Shipping consortium on Tuesday, ruling that some proposed projects at the port...

Greece Seeks EU’s ”Protected Geographical Indication” Status for Greek Yogurt

Stavros Arachovitis, the Greek Minister of Agricultural Development and Food, revealed recently that the country is in the process of obtaining the EU's ''Protected Geographical...

Cannabis Legalization in Greece Creates Business Opportunities

Greece is aiming to create new business opportunities in the new cannabis market generated after the passage of new laws which legalize the use...

Nike Launches New Air Zoom Spiridon in Honor of Greek Olympian Louis

Borrowing the name of the 1896 Athens Olympic Marathon winner Spyridon Louis, Nike recently launched the new version of the "Air Zoom Spiridon" to...

Corinth Canal Closed Temporarily After Landslide

The canal on the Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow land bridge which connects the Peloponnese peninsula with the rest of the mainland of Greece,...

Meet Greece’s Best Young Farmer Who Will Compete in Brussels

In a competition organized by the Panhellenic Union of Young Farmers in Greece's Livadia, Larazos Semertzidis won the first place and became Greece's best...

Alvarez and Marsal Analysis on Folli Follie Shows Major Discrepancies

The Alvarez and Marsal report on the financial and legal audit of Folli Follie that was issued on Tuesday shows major discrepancies in the...

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