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Sharp reaction to appointment of top minister’s father as president of recently nationalized bus company
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Sharp reaction to appointment of top minister’s father as president of recently nationalized bus company

Panos - Aug 11, 2017

The surprise appointment of a top minister's retired father as the head of the recently nationalized Thessaloniki area's urban bus company stirred more summertime opprobrium on the…

Father of Digital Policy Minister appointed head of Thessaloniki transit
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Father of Digital Policy Minister appointed head of Thessaloniki transit

makis - Aug 09, 2017

Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis announced on Wednesday the appointment of the economist Stelios Pappas, the father of Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas, as the new president of…

Greek minister: With progressive federalism EU will regain citizens’ trust
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Greek minister: With progressive federalism EU will regain citizens’ trust

Panos - Jul 26, 2017

In order for Europe to address the current governance issue and convince citizens that it works in their interest it should turn to a left-wing progressive federalist…

Pappas: “The television licensing law will remain”
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Pappas: “The television licensing law will remain”

makis - Nov 03, 2016

The Minister of State Nikos Pappas clarified that the controversial law on television licensing will not be abolished, but rather suspended, with the new National Council for…

Pappas: The courts judge, they do not legislate
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Pappas: The courts judge, they do not legislate

Panos - Oct 25, 2016

“The courts judge, they do not legislate. The laws are composed by Parliament” argued State Minister Nikos Pappas ahead of a decision by the Council of State…

Minister of State says if CoS rules against TV law, old status quo will return
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Minister of State says if CoS rules against TV law, old status quo will return

Panos - Oct 19, 2016

Greek Minister of State, Nikos Pappas, said that if the TV license law was ruled anti-constitutional by the country’s Supreme Court (CoS), the media landscape would return…

Pappas: The successful bidders are not yet TV license holders
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Pappas: The successful bidders are not yet TV license holders

Panos - Sep 23, 2016

State Minister Nikos Pappas defended the recent tender for television broadcasting licenses in Parliament, arguing that there has never been a public tender with such a level…

Pappas: We cannot guarantee anyone a television license
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Pappas: We cannot guarantee anyone a television license

Panos - Sep 22, 2016

“We are not in the position to guarantee to any of the four [winning bidders] that they will receive a license, as there are also other conditions…

Two Greek journalists face ID checks in NY for following minister
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Two Greek journalists face ID checks in NY for following minister

Panos - Sep 19, 2016

Two Greek journalists face ID checks in NY for following minister The IDs of two Greek journalists were checked by US authorities in New York on Sunday…

State minister calls on ND to acknowledge TV license tender
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State minister calls on ND to acknowledge TV license tender

Panos - Aug 30, 2016

State Minister Nikos Pappas on Tuesday called on opposition New Democracy to take a public stand recognizing the results of a tender for four broadcasting licenses that…

Thematic channel bids to follow auction of four nationwide TV licenses
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Thematic channel bids to follow auction of four nationwide TV licenses

Panos - Aug 24, 2016

Following the completion of an upcoming auction for four licenses of nationwide TV channels, the government was planning to launch a similar procedure for thematic channels, Minister…

State Minister Pappas responds to cricism on TV license tender
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State Minister Pappas responds to cricism on TV license tender

Panos - Aug 02, 2016

In a series of posts on his personal Twitter account, State Minister Nikos Pappas who is in charge of the television license tender, has commented and responded…

Pappas: “We will not change and apologize for TV license tender”
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Pappas: “We will not change and apologize for TV license tender”

makis - Jul 07, 2016

The Minister of State Nikos Pappas announced that the coalition government will not introduce any changes and apologize over the television licensing issue, during a heated exchange…

Pappas: We will not change and apologize for TV license tender
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Pappas: We will not change and apologize for TV license tender

Panos - Jul 07, 2016

The Minister of State Nikos Pappas announced that the coalition government will not introduce any changes and apologize over the television licensing issue, during a heated exchange…

Pappas: Bids for new TV licenses to begin next week
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Pappas: Bids for new TV licenses to begin next week

Panos - May 05, 2016

Minister of State Nikos Pappas said new television license bids were expected to begin as early next week. Speaking to a local radio station on Thursday, Pappas…

Pappas says debt relief needed but questions IMF policies
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Pappas says debt relief needed but questions IMF policies

Panos - Apr 06, 2016

Greece’s foreign lenders must wrap up the review of the country’s bailout program without introducing fresh austerity measures that would stifle economic recovery, State Minister Nikos Pappas…

Ν. Pappas: Social security bill may exceed government’s majority
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Ν. Pappas: Social security bill may exceed government’s majority

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

The draft law on social security reforms may pass with a higher percentage than the government majority, State Minister Nikos Pappas said in an interview with Efimerida…

State Minister Pappas discusses TAP issues with Tony Blair
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State Minister Pappas discusses TAP issues with Tony Blair

ilias1 - Nov 16, 2015

Minister of State Nikos Pappas met with former prime minister of Britain Tony Blair on Monday at Maximos mansion. According to sources, the meeting focused on the…