Greek Unemployment Rate Rose to 11.8% in Q2 of 2010

Greece's unemployment rate rose to 11.8%  in the second quarter of 2010.  The statistic was at 11.7 % in the first quarter and 8.9% in the...

Educated Young Greeks Desire to Work Abroad

Yesterday The New York Times posted an article: “Young Greeks Seek Options Elsewhere”, on page B1of the New York edition.  Please find below a...

Greek Albanian Delegates Meet with Greek Heads of State

Prime Minister George Papandreou met on Tuesday with the mayor of the Albanian coastal town of Himare, Vassilis Bollano.  The president of the country’s Unity...

Pireaus Exhibition Center Plans Transfomation into 5 Star Hotel

The Piraeus Port Authority on Wednesday announced it will hold an open tender on Dec. 15th to lease out the Piraeus Exhibition Centre building...

Friction between Government Finance Department & Greek Fuel Federation

On Monday the Greek government formed a law ceiling fuel prices. However only 2 day later the government seized their decision. Deputy Minister of Regional...

PASOK & ND’s Reaction to Striking Trucker Sector

Negotiations today between the reigning Greek government of Pasok and striking truckers reached a deadlock.  The truckers declared that the government understands the issue...

Greek Mobile Company Licenses Up for Auction

The Hellenic National Regulator Agency EETT announced that Greek mobile operator GSM licenses may be up for grabs in 2012. Specifically, Vodafone Hellas and Wind...

PASOK’s New National Council Secretary Mihalis Karhimakis

Mihalis Karhimakis is the ruling PASOK party's new National Council secretary.  This was determined through elections held during the Council's session on Tuesday night. Out of...

Ryanair Announces New Rome-Rhodes Route

On Tuesday the Irish low budget airline Ryanair on announced a new route from Rome to Rhodes. The new route will be launched on December...

Turkish Woman Celebrates 40th Bday with Swim from Marmaris to Rhodes!

A Turkish woman celebrated  today her 40th birthday by swimming from the Turkish coastal resort of Marmaris to the Dodecanese island of Rhodes. Nazli Hamitoglu is...

West Nile Virus in Greece Leaves 23 Dead & 211 Infected

23  people have died and 211 are infected with the West Nile Virus in Greece. 11 of the infected are in critical condition in ICUs....

Greek Government Responds to EU’s Desicion on Olympic Air

The Transport, Infrastructure and Networks Ministry hailed on Monday a decision by the EU General Court to reduce the amount of  illegal state aid...

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