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Have Greece and Creditors agreed on 130,000 property auctions by 2021?

Finance ministry sources on Tuesday dismissed several local press reports claiming that the Greek coalition government has promised creditors that 130,000 auctions of foreclosed property will be held by 2021. “There is no agreement with the creditors for 130,000 auctions within the next four years, such an agreement does not …

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Opposition party To Potami questions credibility of Finance Ministry Lottery

The leader of small opposition party To Potami has put the credibility of the procedure of the finance ministry lottery that is based on taxpayers’ receipts based on purchases via credit and debit cards. Leader Stavros Theodorakis demands the prosecutors’ intervention on the issue claiming that “the statistical impossible has …

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Greek taxpayers bring down lottery website of finance ministry

The much anticipated lottery of plastic money transactions was finally conducted on Thursday evening. One thousand lucky taxpayers shared 1,000,000 euros and each one will see €1,000 on its bank account, thus tax-free. The total number of transactions participated in the lottery amounted to 8,254,535, corresponding to 4,556,328 tax payers …

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Finance Ministry to start lottery for purchases with credit/debit cards on Nov 30

The first ever lottery for purchases via credit and debit cards will take place on Thursday, November 30th 2017. To start with, the Greek Finance Ministry will use the data for purchases made in October. The Ministry reportedly plans one more lottery draw action in December for transactions via plastic …

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With FDP in German coalition, Greeks could miss old chap Schaeuble

Greece is closely watching the political developments in Germany as the new coalition government that will be formed will have direct impact on the Greek debt and the discussions about its relief expected to begin after conclusion of the bailout program in August 2018. Right after the exit polls on …

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Famous Nammos loses beach contract over blocking public access

The Public Assets Department of the Greek Finance Ministry suspended the permission of beach use by famous Nammos restaurant and nightclub on the island of Mykonos. Reason for the suspension was that Nammos owners built a platform and a ramp for a concert in late August thus preventing public access …

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Public hospital workers build a wall at Finance Ministry in Athens Video

Workers at public hospitals organized a protest against austerity cuts in the health care sector. With banners, tents, cement and bricks the workers settled outside the Finance Ministry in downtown Athens already on Thursday evening when the Greek economic team was negotiating the deal in Luxembourg. Early Friday morning they …

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Capital controls: Finance Ministry publishes road map for further easing

The Greek Finance Ministry revealed the next steps it plans to take in order to proceed with further easing of the capital controls that have been imposed since end of June 2015. According to the finance ministry road map the next steps will include: increase of withdrawal limit to 500 …

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