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Athens Rents Up by 17% Over Last Year

Rents for properties in central Athens increased significantly over the last year, mainly due to the demand for short-term occupancy by platforms like Airbnb, according...

ILO Finds Real Wages in Greece Fell by 3.5% in 2017

According to a study published by the International Labor Organization (ILO), real wages in Greece fell by 3.5 percent in 2017, the biggest decline...

Greek Banks Ready To Agree on New Home Protection Plan

The Hellenic Bank Association is ready to agree with the Greek government on a new plan which aims to protect the primary homes of...

Wages in Public Sector Rose for Last Three Years; Private Sector Fell

According to the ERGANI database of the Greek Labor Ministry, the wages the Greek State paid to its staff rose by the impressive figure...

‘Staramaki’: A New Type of Kalamaki From Kilkis

There could be a new food item on the Greek horizon, "Staramaki"! An alternative form of the famous Greek kalamaki, or souvlaki, it could be...

Report: Nearly Half Greece’s Active Population Out of Work

According to the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises' weekly economic bulletin published on Thursday, 44.7 per cent of the economically active population in Greece is...

Cyprus: Unemployment Hits 9-Year Low

The number of the unemployed individuals registered with Cyprus’ District Labor Offices declined in October to the lowest level in nine years, according to...

Greece’s Unemployment Falls To 19 pct in July, Data Reveals

Greece’s unemployment rate fell to 19 percent of the workforce in July from 19.1 percent in June and 20.9 percent in July last year, according...

When Greek Police Could Arrest Young Men for Being ‘Teddy Boys’

Greece's post-war years were marked by poverty, political turmoil that led to the seven-year dictatorship, and the struggle of young Greeks to follow the...

‘Greeks Are Insecure, Suspicious and Introverted’ According to Survey

World Values Survey (WVS) cooperated with Dianeosis, a nonprofit think-tank, and Greece's National Center for Social Research (EKKE) with the support of Metron Analysis to...

UN World Happiness Report Ranks Greece 87th Out of 155 Countries

The United Nations annual World Happiness report has revealed that out of 155 countries, Greece ranks 87th in happiness. The report takes into consideration several...

Greeks Not Able to Purchase Items Beyond Daily Needs, GfK Survey Reveals

A survey conducted by GfK was released on Thursday revealed that Greeks can not afford to purchase items beyond their daily needs. There was also...

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