Greek authorities begin evaluation of investment plans

Greek authorities began an evaluation process of investment plans submitted in the framework of a support regime of a new development law. A total of around 300 evaluators -members of the National Register of Certified Evaluators- will participate [...]

200 Greek companies accounted almost 50 pct of import/export value in 2015

A total of 37,455 Greek enterprises made imports, exports or both transactions in 2015, Hellenic Statistical Authority said in a report released on Monday. The statistics service said that 22,854 enterprises made transactions with EU member-states [...]

Wildfire rages in Spetses; firefighters operating in Anavyssos and Kalyvia

Firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire that broke out on the island of Spetses on Tuesday afternoon and stop it from reaching houses, the fire department said. The blaze, which is burning a pine forest in the area of Aghii Anargyri, [...]

Development bank and hydrocarbons exploration to be discussed at gov’t committee of economic policy

The creation of a development bank and the further exploration for hydrocarbons in Greece is expected to be discussed at the Government’s Committee of Economic Policy meeting scheduled to take place on Thursday, according to Athens Macedonian [...]

PM Tsipras: We restore the university asylum; we are not afraid of the students movement

We must safeguard the free access to all ideas and expressions in the universities with respect to the democratic procedures. The only way to solve the problem is dialogue in the universities and not police interventions that remind us of other [...]

Sustainable tourism growth among Tourism Ministry’s priorities

The sustainable tourism growth is one of Tourism Ministry’s priorities and in this context the general secretary of the ministry Giorgos Tziallas participated in an education visit to Vienna for the exchange of knowhow on the practices [...]

ND leader Mitsotakis: Tax tsunami that will bring the people to their knees

New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis referred to a ‘tax tsunami’ that will bring the citizens to their knees and accused Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of choosing the blind clash. Speaking to SKAI radio on Friday the main [...]

President Pavlopoulos receives European Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Thursday received European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos at the presidential mansion in Athens, for a briefing on migration-related issues. “Europe [...]

Prince Charles and Camilla staying at Rothschild Villa in Corfu

The Prince of Wales has once again returned as a guest to the Rothschild Villa on the island of Corfu, where he arrived on Wednesday night with his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. The royal couple arrived on the island on Wednesday afternoon [...]

Bank of Greece: Greek banks’ deposits up by 771 mln euros in June

Greek banks’ deposits of households and non-profit institutions increased by 771 million euros in June, compared with a decrease of 214 million in the previous month and the annual growth rate stood at 1.9 pct from 1.5 pct in the previous [...]