The Greek state budget for 2017 (draft tabled to Parliament on Monday 3/10) envisages an economic growth rate of 2.7% and a primary surplus of 1.80%, slightly higher than a target of 1.75%. The primary surplus is expected to reach 0.63% of GDP t…

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An overwhelming majority of Greeks expresses a positive view with regard to China and the Chinese people, welcoming the cooperation of Greece and China, according to the results of an opinion poll conducted recently by the “Public Issue”…

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The limitations of an austerity budget, high unemployment and a daily influx of refugees have put a lot of strain on the healthcare sector in Greece. This February, the Greek Parliament approved a "parallel programme", i.e a package of policies in ev…

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Europe needs a new model of economic development that will be “fairer, more social and more participatory”, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said during a keynote speech at an event organized by the European Investment Bank (EIB) in Lux…

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“The message I delivered at the 71st UN General Assembly (Leaders Summit on Refugees hosted by US President Barack Obama) is that Greece is at the forefront of the refugee crisis, providing humane and effective management in accordance with int…

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The new school year is starting in Greece and about 800 substitute educators have been brought on to teach at least 2,000 refugee children and as many as 22,000 migrant children, in order to implement the government’s promise of including all r…

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The Athens Declaration, adopted by the European Union's seven Mediterranean countries (Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain), during last week's 1st Mediterranean EU Countries’ Summit in the Greek capital, wil…

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The 81st Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) opened its doors to the public on September 10 at the Thesssaloniki International Exhibition Centre (HELEXPO) and will run through September 18 under the slogan "...and on we go!!!" sending a message of…

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Today, September 9th, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be welcoming European leaders to Athens for the Mediterranean EU Countries' Summit.  "Our goal is to develop a new European vision that can address the common economic, migration and secur…

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For the first time since the deregulation of the media market in 1989, the Greek government held a tender auctioning four broadcasting licences to private television stations.

Since the deregulation of the audiovisual market in Greece in the late 80&…

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