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Church of Greece paid €3.5million in taxes

In the name of God, of faith and of transparency…  On the occasion of approving the finances report for the year 2015, the Holy Synod of the Greek Church issued a statement concerning the Revenues and Expenses for the management year 2015. The statement includes also the payments by the …

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Research: 5% of 55,000 Greek millionaires migrated in 2015

Difficult times for Greek princes and princesses… ehm… for millionaires, I mean. From a total of 55,000 Greek millionaires in 2014, 3,000 hit the road of migration last year seeking for a better future in other countries and atmospheres. According to a global research about “Millionaire Migration for 2015“,  the …

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ECB’s assets as high as €490 billion – wow!

The European Central Bank (ECB) publishes the Eurosystem’s aggregate net financial assets and explains the Agreement on Net Financial Assets (ANFA). ANFA is an agreement between the national central banks (NCBs) of the euro area and the ECB. It sets rules and limits for non-monetary policy holdings that are related …

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Hugs instead of Heating Oil: Despite Taxes tsunami Greece’s revenues not impressive

The Season Greeting the Greek Finance Ministry sent this year to dozens of officials in several departments were as bit peculiar. The ministry advice “More hugs for less heating oil consumption”, with reference to the heating oil allowance. The Ministry knew very well that despite the tax tsunami it had …

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EU Commission Forecasts Extend Greece Recession to 2017

The European Commission sees Greece’s economy returning to recession in 2015 and the following year, with growth only materialising in 2017, and urged the Greek government to comply fully with the terms of the third lending agreement in order to restore economic confidence. According to finance news MNI.com, in its …

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Epiphany Cross amid freezing temperatures: a test for the real brave (videos)

The Epiphany tradition of Greek Orthodox Church turned into a real test for the faithful and brave divers this year. The cold was biting, strong winds were blowing from the North. This did not hinder the faithful divers to jump into ice-cold waters, catch the Cross and receive the blessings …

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