COSCO Group President & CEO Captain Wei Jiafu accompanied by a group of 20 Chinese executives are in Athens for a series of meetings with the country’s political leadership and representatives of its business community.
The prospects of a wide range of Chinese investments in Greece’s infrastructure will be the focuc of the discussions of the delegation. Today, Captain Wei will be received by Hellenic President Karolos Papoulias and will subsequently meet with Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping Minister Louka Katseli and the Piraeus Port Authority CEO George Anomeritis.
On Friday, he will
The Institute of International Relations (IIR) - affiliated with Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences- will hold its annual International Summer Seminar from June 27 to July 2 on the island of Tinos.
Titled "Terrorism: Trend and Transformation," the seminar seeks to provide an overview of the latest findings in the study of terrorism, and debate the continuity or transformation in terrorist behaviour.
Since the summer of 1992, the IRR has been organising annual seminars on contemporary international affairs, bringing together hundreds of students from over 35 countries. The
The depletion of traditional fossil fuels is a given fact and scientists of all fields are trying to come up with innovative ways to produce energy and the use of fuel cells powered by cheese by-products such as whey is one of them. Research conducted by Dr Georgia Antonopoulou at the University of Patras has shown that whey is rich in lactose, which can be consumed by bacteria contained within a fuel cell in order to produce an electric current.
This technique has a double advantage, because it constitutes a way of processing raw waste water and generating electricity at the same time.
The 7th Annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival is screening 21 classical and contemporary short and feature films, by Greek and Greek-American filmmakers.
The lineup includes a combination of comedy and drama, a documentary, and for the first time, an animation film for children and adults.
These featured productions -such as Acadimia Platonos, Dogtooth, Wishes, Nisos (the Island), The Tree We Hurt, and The Man with the Carnation - have all together received 33 awards worldwide.
The event opened on May 16 and runs through May 23.
The San Francisco Greek Film Festival is sponsored by the...
The European Jazz Festival in Athens is celebrating its 10th anniversary from May 21 to 30.
The festival - which is being staged at the Technopolis venue, in collaboration with the embassies and the cultural institutes of European Union member states- will feature 25 of the best known jazz ensembles.
Three concerts a day will be held during the festival, beginning at 21:00.
Greek bands will be performing from May 21 to 25 while the European band part of the festival will open on 25 May with a special programme by one of the top jazz orchestras, the City of Athens Big Band, accompanied by