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Greek Smokers Pay the Highest VAT in EU

Successive changes in tax laws for tobacco products have changed the Special Consumption Tax (SCT) from a mainly proportional to a primarily flat tax,...

PPC Announces Higher Electricity Rates

Public Power Corporation (PPC) on Monday announced electricity rate increases up to 11 percent for household customers with electricity consumption of up to 800 kW...

President Vows to Stand by Missing Persons’ Relatives

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades vowed on Monday evening to stand by the relatives of missing persons. He was addressing an event at the Presidential...

EU Commissioner Visits Migrant Reception Center

Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias and Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis accompanied visiting European Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on a tour of a...

2,500 Public Employees Laid Off for Forged Documents

After extensive investigations, Ministry of Administrative Reform officials discovered that a large number of public employees were hired or promoted using forged documents. The investigation...

5 Greek Windmill Hotels Overlooking the Aegean Sea

Have you ever wanted to wake up one morning and see the wings of an old windmill turning lazily by your window? It is an...

Fourth International Literary Festival in Tinos

The fourth Tinos International Literary Festival will take place in the Greek island of Tinos from July 24 to 26. The audience will have the...

58% of Greeks Recycle on a Daily Basis

 A survey conducted by Public Issue on behalf of WWF Hellas showed that the number of Greeks who recycle at least once per month...

Variations Of The Greek Salad

The Greek salad (choriatiki salata) is a favorite dish of Greeks and tourists. Made with tomato pieces, sliced cucumber, onion, feta cheese and olives, it combines all the traditional flavors...

Protesters Denounce Israel at Embassy in Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Several hundred pro-Palestinian protesters have demanded a halt to military action in Gaza during a peaceful protest near the Israeli...

Ancient Necropolis Revealed in Chios

Archaeological excavation of the area "Psomi" in the island of Chios, northeastern Greece, revealed parts of an ancient necropolis. The ancient Greek necropolis dates back to the...

BlackRock: Greece is Most Likely to go Bankrupt

According to BlackRock's quarterly Sovereign Risk Index that shows which countries face the highest risk of default, Greece was among the countries most likely to go...

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