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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

E-commerce Update: Survey Reveals What Greeks Buy and Sell Online

The online market is growing rapidly, according to a survey conducted by the global giants Paypal and Ipos. The survey observed e-commerce growth in 31 countries, including Greece. Here...

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...

Why Greek Olive Oil Is the Best In the World

If you deconstruct Greece, you will in the end see an olive tree, a grapevine, and a boat remain. That is, with as much,...

USA Can Help in Greece’s Economic Recovery, Tsipras says

The United States can help Greece in restoring its economy, especially in the fields of innovation and startup businesses, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

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...

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