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Jun

€500K-bail opens custody cell for ex Proton-banker Lavrentiadis

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Former main shareholder of Proton Bank, Lavrentis Lavrentiadis is expected to be released from his custody cell after an Athens court decided his conditional release on a 500,000 euro bail. Lavrentiadis had requested for his release on bail citing serious health problems. Lavrentis Lavrentiadis, the once powerful businessman has been [...]

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23
Jun
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PPC-unionists to start 48-hour rolling strikes, June 26/2014

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Unionists at Greek Public Power Company (DEH) picked up this summer’s hottest day to start 48-hour rolling strikes in order to express their disagreement to the break-up and partial privatization of the Greek electricity company. The government will bring the relevant bill to the Parliament on upcoming Thursday and is [...]

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23
Jun

Greek Coast Guard discovers one more ton of heroin

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It wasn’t just one ton of heroin that was smuggled in Greece, it was almost too. The second ton was discovered by the Greek coast guard on Sunday. 986 kilos and 600 grams of heroin, wrapped in 138 plastic packages were hidden in Togo-flagged tanker Noor-1 moored near the port [...]

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23
Jun

Survey: 75% of Greek families will not go on summer vacation

Posted by in Society

The overwhelming majority of Greeks will not go on summer vacation this year because of economic reasons, I read today on a survey conducted nationwide by the Consumers’ Institute INKA. And how could they? According to INKA, a family of four needs to spend at least €2,700 for a two [...]

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23
Jun
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Μini heat-wave under way

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It’s difficult to resume blogging after a long weekend on a nearby island spent in the usual summer tradition: eat, swim, eat, rest, frappe, walking, eat, drink, sleep… Nevertheless, a mini heat-wave is underway, the worst days are expected to be Thursday and Friday, June 26th and 27th 2014 with [...]

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19
Jun

Athens Airport offers jobs to youth with salary just the transportation cost

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This is the latest joke about payment of labor craft in Greece: Athens Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” seeks to hire 70 young labor craft aged 19-29 years old for the period of six months. The salary the lucky ones will get is the price of transportation ticket to commute between their [...]

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19
Jun
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Chinese PM arrives in Athens with €6.5bn in his suitcases

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Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang arrived Thursday afternoon in Athens afternoon where he was welcome with all honor relevant to the leader of a country: two military contingents,  a band playing marches and the national anthems of the two countries, a cooling breeze from Northwest was making the arrival in [...]

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17
Jun

Dutch Royal Family builds illegal pier for the sake of “Greek public interest”

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What does the Dutch Royal Family has in common with the Greeks? Fairly nothing – except maybe some old odd blood relations with the former Greek royal family which Greeks decided to send to a private home long long time ago. So how can the Royal House Oranje serve the [...]

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17
Jun

Greek employees: salary delays up to 12 months & “coupons” instead of “money”

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Do you remember the serfs and servants and villeins and peasants in the good old times of feudalism and the Middle Ages? If you don’t, I have good news for you! The custom of working in return of goods instead of salary revives in Greece of modern European Union and [...]

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17
Jun

Court rules: seizure of debtor’s deposits without notice is constitutional

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A shock for millions of debtors: the Council of State ruled that tax offices and insurance funds are allowed to seize debtor’s bank deposits without previous notice and that this is conform with the Greek Constitution.  Greece’s highest administrative court’s reasoning is that “previous notice would give time to the [...]

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