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Hefty cuts to tax discount and pensions

makis - Apr 10, 2017

The taxable income threshold for salary workers, pensioners and farmers looks set to drop to 5,636 euros per annum from 2020, and possibly as early as 2019…

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Technical glitch causes power cuts in northern Greece

Sokratis - Jan 21, 2017

Parts of Rhodope and the whole regional unit of Evros, in northern Greece, suffered a power outage at noon on Saturday due to a technical glitch at…

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Significant retroactive cuts in supplementary pensions

makis - Sep 07, 2016

Thousands of pensioners may be facing significant cuts to their supplementary pensions in October, with some having already seen a 50% reduction. Specifically retroactive cuts from June,…

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Pension cuts near certain, as Quartet to return next week

makis - Mar 31, 2016

The Greek Labour Ministry is speeding up the introduction of last minute tweaks to the measures necessary for reform in the social security system in the wake…

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Gov’t examines seven scenarios on pension cuts

makis - Feb 29, 2016

The Ministry of Labor examines seven alternative scenarios on pension and benefit cuts in order to persuaded the representatives of the institutions to return to Athens. Government…