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...

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...

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,...

Successful Greek Fisherman in Iceland Longs to Return to his Native Land

George Alevras is a Greek fisherman from the historic city of Messolonghi who currently lives in Siglufjörður, one of the northernmost cities in Iceland. Despite his...

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...
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1st Greek Olive Oils of 2019 Harvest Awarded at Biolnovello

Contending with approximately 200 entries, Greek olive oils captured six awards at the Biolnovello organic extra virgin olive oil competition in Italy at the...

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...

Greek Post to Charge 15 Euros For Parcels Sent From Non-EU Countries

The Hellenic Post (ELTA) announced last week that it has began charging at least 15 euros for each parcel with a customs declaration received...

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...

Piraeus Becomes Top Container Port in Entire Mediterranean

Greece's port of Piraeus has now become the Mediterranean’s top container-handling port, it was reported on May 19. The port, located just outside Athens, handled...

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...

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...

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