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Ryanair – Athens Airport clash over decreases in fees and taxes

Low cost airline Ryanair promised to bring 10 million tourists to Greece within the next three years, should Athens airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” reduce taxes and fees. The intentions and promises were table on Tuesday by deputy CEO and director of Ryanair business operation manager Michael Cawley during a press conference. Ryanair asked …

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Greece to raise extra fees for natural gas consumption

Their imagination is endless when it comes to steal the last cent I do not have form my pocket. Greek Energy Regulatory Authority plans to raise a so-called ‘security of supply” fee for consumers who use natural gas to heat their homes. The fee allegedly aims to “finance actions to …

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EOPYY Phone-Number for Doctors’ Appointment To Change as of August 6/2012

The telephone number of National Organisation for Health Care Services (EOPYY) is due to change as of August 6, 2012. Instead of <184> insurers will have to call <14884> or <14900>. At the same time the phone call fees will be raised from 0,03€ per call now to 1,08 euro for …

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Greek Public Hospitals Illegally Collected Fees from ER Patients

It took the Greek Health Ministry almost  a year to find out that public hospitals managers were illegally raising a levy of €5 from each patient seeking the accident and emergency departments. The relevant law  provided that a fee of €5 would be paid only by people seeking the outpatient clinics at …

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Movement “I don’t Pay” to lift highway toll barriers, Mar 5-7

The movement “I don’t Pay” organizes new action over the weekend and will lift the highway toll barriers in several toll booths around the country. The actions will take place in the early afternoon hours on March 5, 6 and 7, 2011. As this weekend marks the end of Carneval …

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Greeks pay highest social security contributions in Europe

 That’s not a surprise. We have no money, we receive almost the lowest salaries but we pay the highest social security contributions in Europe. Indeed Greeks are large, modern empty-pocket  “Zorbas” dancing in the streets the whole day long… And night!   Greek daily Ta Nea calculated  that out of 50 …

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Greece: Toll bars on Highways to be lifted, Feb 20

Toll barriers on Greek Highways will be lifted today, Friday and next Sunday, February 20, 2011. However the Sunday action of the movement “I don’t pay” will go in effect all over Greece but today’s action only in  Peloponnese. The Coordinating Committee of the “I don’t pay” movement for the Peloponnese …

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Greece: Another Highways Toll-Free Sunday , Feb 6 (video)

Civic Movement “I don’t pay” will lift toll bars on Greek highways, today Sunday, February 6, 2011 from 03:00 to 05:00 pm. Tollbooths will be open all the way from Peloponnese to Northern Greece. The nationwide civic disobedience movement protests the high prices in toll fees and lift the bars …

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Toll-Free Sunday: Civic Disobedience on Greek Highways

Tollbooths will be open today, Sunday,  all the way from Tripolis (Peloponnese) to Thessaloniki (North Greece) as a nationwide civil disobedience movement against the high prices in toll fees will lift the bars and let motorists drive through without paying. Local residents and members of the civic movements “No to …

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Toll Wars on Greek Highways

The number of motorists refusing to pay toll fees at the Greek highways is growing day by day after the New Year’s hikes. Greek media reported that almost six out of ten vehicle owners  simply get out of their car and  lift the bars with their hands the moment they …

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