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Daily Archives: March 6, 2012

Emergency Property Tax: The Total Confusion!

If I were a surgeon, I would have raised my hands towards the sky and I would have said to the patient’s relatives “We did all we could. Now the patient is in God’s hands”. A similar clueless … moment happened to me in the last twelve hours, last night …

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Eurostat: Recession in Greece at -7% in Q4 2011

Recession in Greece hit -7% in the last three months of the 2011, in comparison to the same period of 2010, according to latest Eurostat report. Recession has been also recorded in Portugal (-2.7%), Slovenia (-1.5%), the Netherlands (0.7%), Italy and Cyprus (-0.5%). The biggest growth was recorded in Lithuania …

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Pharmacies in Athens & Piraeus Open During 48h Strike, Mar 8-9/12

The Pharmacists’ Associations in Athens and Piraeus decided not to join the 48-hour strike on March 8-9, 2012. However, they also decided to stop giving prescription medicine on credit to patients insured at certain insurance funds – apparently due to debts. Pharmacies in other parts of Greece will remain closed …

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Singer Dalaras Booed During Concert

Several people booed and hurled coffee and yogurt pots and bottles of water at singer Giorgos Dalaras during a concert at Ilion suburb of western Athens on Monday evening. However the singer showed cool-headed and kept singing. His only comment was that “some like his songs and some they don’t.” …

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