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Govt seeks to pass through draft bills using fast-track procedures
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Govt seeks to pass through draft bills using fast-track procedures

Panos - Oct 28, 2015

European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis left Greece with an ultimatum during his two-day visit to Greece on Thursday and…

SEB: Greece has huge opportunities for investments
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SEB: Greece has huge opportunities for investments

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Greece has huge advantages and many opportunities for investments, according to the Federation of Hellenic Enterprises (SEB). However, Greece lacks…

Greece turns to US for LNG
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Greece turns to US for LNG

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The ever changing dynamic in the Southeast European natural gas sector is seeing a shift in strategy by the Greek…

Greece must wait for aid due to slow reforms
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Greece must wait for aid due to slow reforms

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The transfer of billions of euros in financial aid to Greece might be delayed because Athens is not implementing reforms…

New visa system may reduce tourism flow
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New visa system may reduce tourism flow

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Greece may suffer a significant decrease in tourism arrivals during the rest of this year and in 2016 from third…

Government names new top fiscal policy official
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Government names new top fiscal policy official

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Franciscos Koutentakis, a former advisor to Greece’s leftist prime minister, has been appointed as new General Secretary for Fiscal Policy.…

Greek bank deposits kept rising in September
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Greek bank deposits kept rising in September

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Greek bank deposits rose slightly in September, data from the country's central bank showed on Tuesday. Business and household deposits…

Creditors Delay Payment to Greece Over Tardy Reforms
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Creditors Delay Payment to Greece Over Tardy Reforms

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Creditors are refusing for now to pay Greece the next installment of bailout money, saying Athens is implementing agreed reforms…

Vat taxation in private education should be either 23% or none
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Vat taxation in private education should be either 23% or none

Panos - Oct 27, 2015

Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, responding to a query on VAT rate for…

Bild Report that Deutsche Bank Expects Debt Cut for Greece
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Bild Report that Deutsche Bank Expects Debt Cut for Greece

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Deutsche Bank considers the possibility of a haircut of Greece’s public debt by the end of the year ‘inevitable’, according…

RTR:Greek bank’ s stress test results will be better
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RTR:Greek bank’ s stress test results will be better

Panos - Oct 27, 2015

The results of the European Central Bank's health check on Greece's four big banks, which will be released on Saturday,…

Bank recapitalizations need to take place by the end of the year
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Bank recapitalizations need to take place by the end of the year

Panos - Oct 27, 2015

The meeting between Bank of Greece (BoG) governor Yannis Stournaras and European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis took place on…

How much money do you need to be happy?
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How much money do you need to be happy?

Panos - Oct 27, 2015

Angus Deaton, Princeton economist, argues that there is a “happiness plateau” that can be reached above an annual salary of…

Dombrovskis partnership agreement with Greece
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Dombrovskis partnership agreement with Greece

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The European Commission and Greece published a partnership agreement for technical cooperation to support the Greek reform process. The Commission…

Government to announce new age of retirement on Monday
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Government to announce new age of retirement on Monday

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The Government Gazette is expected to publish on Monday a ministerial decree regarding the implementation of a law, which was…

Alt. FinMin gets sent envelope with a bullet and death threat
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Alt. FinMin gets sent envelope with a bullet and death threat

Panos - Oct 26, 2015

Alternate Finance Minister Tryfonas Alexiadis received an envelope containing a bullet and a threatening note on Monday. The letter arrived…

Yanis Varoufakis gives talks for just $60,000 + all expenses paid
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Yanis Varoufakis gives talks for just $60,000 + all expenses paid

ilias1 - Oct 26, 2015

Former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis may well maintain that he doesn’t get paid even for the use of his taxi…

Greek PM A. Tsipras agrees to 50,000 more refugees
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Greek PM A. Tsipras agrees to 50,000 more refugees

ilias1 - Oct 26, 2015

Three proposals to deal with the refugee crisis were put forth on the table during a mini-Summit of 10 EU…

Dombrovskis says nothing about the tranche disbursement
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Dombrovskis says nothing about the tranche disbursement

ilias1 - Oct 26, 2015

The Vice President of the European Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis, said no three times to the Greek government during their meeting,…

Capital controls expected to be lifted at end of first half of 2016
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Capital controls expected to be lifted at end of first half of 2016

ilias1 - Oct 26, 2015

The capital controls imposedon banking transactions in Greece last June are expected to be lifted at the end of the…