Uncertain Future for Many Civil Workers

The Greek government presented its 2012 draft budget to Parliament today which includes the cutting of 30,000 civil service staff by the end of...

Greek Student Occupations Keep High Schools Closed

ATHENS – The school year began Sept. 12, but continued sit-ins and occupations by students protesting the failure of the government to provide textbooks...

Greece Sees a Half Trillion Dollar Deficit, More Taxes

ATHENS – As renters are asking for and getting lower rents and home sales and values are plummeting because of Greece's economic crisis, the...

Troika Wants Greece’s Minimum Wage Scrapped

More bad news is brewing for Greek workers in a seemingly endless onslaught of pay cuts and tax hikes. In return for bailout loans keeping the country afloat, the Troika of the European Union[...]

Battered by Taxes, Greek House Sales Fall Off Fast

ATHENS – Greece's Deep Recession is taking another toll: on house sales. A new emergency property tax in a desperate attempt to raise money...

Singaporean Medical Student Goes Missing in Athens

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) is working closely with the Greek authorities to look for a fourth-year Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School student who...

Greek Government Presented €7.11 Additional Austerity Measures

Greek government presented a draft budget, which expects shrinking of tax revenue by 2.8% despite additional measures of €7.11 billion. The draft explicitly mentions the...

Two Out of Three Greeks Believe Insolvency Inevitable

Over two thirds of Greeks (67.3%) believe that Greece will not manage to stave off insolvency. This was shown in a quick poll conducted yesterday...

Greece Will Miss Its Deficit Targets Again

ATHENS - Wracked by recession, Greece will not meet deficit targets imposed by international lenders as a condition of a $152 billion bailout designed...

Tax Cards Available in Banks Starting Monday

Greek tax cards, devices that electronically record transactions are going to be available in banks for customers to obtain. These card will help people...

One Murder and Three Armed Robberies in Athens

An 83-year-old man was found murdered at his appartment in the area of Keratea, Athens. The old man was lying on the floor having an...

Pangkalos Asks for 1 Million Euro Compensation from Student

Deputy Prime Minister, Theodoros Pangkalos asked for the astronomical compensation of 1 million euros from 26-year-old student Vanggelis Mytilineous, who had attacked the politician...

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