Metro and Tram Favorite Transport in Athens

A survey has revealed that most Athenians prefer the metro or tram to the bus or trolleybus. The survey was conducted by Greece's  Center for...

Greek Kiosks Becoming Extinct

The renowned Greek kiosks (periptera) will soon become extinct due to the implementation of the new multi-bill by the Greek government. According to a provision...

No More Slacking: Public Sector Employee Evaluation

Evaluation time for the Greek public sector employee has finally arrived. By April 28, ministry services, municipalities and legal entities must have completed their...

January Jobless 26.7% in Greece: Up On Year, Down on Month

Unemployment in Greece fell to 26.7% in January 2014, according to official data released on April 10 by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), down...

Greek Seamen Suspend Strikes for Easter Holiday

Striking Greek seamen will suspend any further industrial action to avoid disrupting ferry and freight services during the Easter holiday, their union said Wednesday. The...

SZ: Greek Bond Issue Not Cause for Celebration

German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung said Wednesday that Greece has returned to the bond market under false pretences that shouldn’t be celebrated. “Greece is seeing its return...

Greece Grinds to a Halt Amid Nationwide 24-hour Strike

Unions representing private sector workers and state employees in Greece launched a 24-hour nationwide general strike on Wednesday against the austerity measures put through by the...

Chinese Couples to Wed En Masse in Crete

Every year, many couples from China choose Greece, and especially the island of Crete to get married. This year, in late April, 128 people...

BBC: Greece Still ‘a European Experiment’

Ahead of the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Greece on Friday, the BBC website features an article on developments since the German head of...

Gender Discrimination in the Greek Workplace up 25%

A report by by the Greek Ombudsman on gender equality in labor relations has found a 25 percent increase in gender discrimination in the workplace. According to the...

15 Years Ago, AEK’s Solidarity with War-Hit Serbs (video)

Fifteen years ago, at the height of the NATO bombing of Serbia, one of Greece’s top football teams, AEK Athens defied an international embargo and traveled to...

Olympiacos Vice President to Run for Piraeus Mayor

Vangelis Marinakis, the Greek ship-owner and Olympiakos F.C chairman will not offer his candidacy for Piraeus mayor at the upcoming local election. However, the ballot will...

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