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Study: Greece’s Population to Decrease Dramatically

A new scientific study about the population of Greece and its future prospects paints a dire picture of the country's future. The study, which was recently...

Greek Pension System to Buckle Under Weight of 360,000 Applications

Greece's pension system is at risk as there are 360,000 pending applications for main pensions, supplementary pensions and retirement lump sums. According to an Ethnos...

Greek Minister of Interior Confident That Pension Bill Will Pass

Greek Minister of the Interior and Administrative Reconstruction Panagiotis Kouroumblis expressed his confidence that the government will be able to pass the bill for...

Greek Doctors Threaten to Join Strikes Against Government’s Pension Reform Plan

Representatives of Greece’s association of doctors met with the Minister of Labor to express their opposition to the government’s proposed pension reform plan, hoping...

Government Minister Seeks to Reassure Angry Greek Farmers Pension Reform is Beneficial

As the country is at present in the grips of strike over the government’s plan to proceed with further cuts in pension benefits and...

Pensions Cannot be Less than Contributions, Greek President Stresses

Pensions cannot be allowed to fall below the amount paid in contributions, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Monday after a briefing on the...
Greece in chains by a banker outside the European Commission

Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel for the Greek Crisis?

Ever since the Greek debt crisis erupted, back in late 2009, each successive government actively sought to defuse a sharp backlash against the bailout...

EU Vice President: Greece Needs Long – Term, Sustainable Pension System

Greece needs to build a long-term, sustainable, less fragmented and more just pension system, European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis told reporters on Monday. Dombrovskis spoke...

Greek Pensions are Third Highest Among 34 OECD Nations

Greek pensioners are privileged to receive 98 percent of their average income, a new study by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development shows. Only...

Protesting Farmers Try to Enter Greek Parliament Building, Police Use Tear Gas

The protest rally that started at 11am on Wednesday at Syntagma square culminated with protesters trying to enter the parliament courtyard and the police...

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