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ECDC and EMA recommend 2nd booster shot in summer 2022

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) have updated public health recommendations on the use of additional booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines this summer and in the upcoming autumn and winter seasons. The updated recommendations come amid increasing rates of COVID-19 reporting …

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Greece Ferries increase ticket prices for 3rd time in 2022 for specific routes

For third time in 2022, Greece’s ferry companies increased the ticket prices at a range of 4% to 8% on average on July 1. The hikes are only certain ferry itineraries and mainly from the port of Piraeus. From the port of Rafina, the prices of individual tickets with conventional …

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Striking hikes in taxi fares, Union SATA in Athens announced UPDATE

Striking hikes in taxi fares are underway, due to the explosive increase in fuel prices, the Taxi Union SATA announced on Friday, following a meeting with the leadership of the Transport Ministry. Τhe Union had sent a memorandum to the Ministry complaining that “taxi drivers are suffocating due to the …

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Greece’s ferries raise ticket and car prices to cope with energy crisis

Some ferry lines in Greece have already increased their ticket prices for passengers and vehicles transport due to the soaring energy prices. The raise ranging approximately 10% to 12% is in order to meet the growing operating cost due to the increase in international oil prices due to the war …

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Justice Ministry submits draft bill with tougher penalties for serious crimes

Greece’ Justice Ministry submitted to Palriament a draft bill a series of amendments to the penal and criminal justice code. The bill submitted on Tuesday following a period of public consultation and dialogue. The provisions in the bill were first presented by Justice Minister Konstantinos Tsiaras and Deputy Justice Minister …

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Greece raises the minimum wage by 2%, PM Mitsotakis announced

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Monday the raise of the minimum wage by 2 percent. He made the announcement during a cabinet meeting. The minimum wage increases from 650 euros gross to …663 euros. Mitsotakis made the announcement during a cabinet meeting and said that the government decided to …

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Greece to lower ENFIA tax, set property prices in coastal areas on islands

The Greek government is committed to lower the ENFIA special property tax by 8 percent, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said on Tuesday. At the same time he announced the setting of property prices in “high-value regions, mostly coast areas on Greek islands.” Speaking to “Parapolitika” FM, Staikouras gave assurances that …

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Greece considers to accelerate increase of military service

It looks as if tension with Turkey accelerates the decision of the Greek government decision to increase the military service to suggested 12 months from currently 9 months. Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos spoke about the impending increase on Sunday. “The political and military leadership are strong and determined to protect …

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Greece increases ferries and ships capacity to 80%-85%, despite cases surge

Despite surge of coronavirus cases in the last days and new imposed restrictions, Greece’s Shipping Ministry decide to increase the number of passengers ships and ferries are allowed to transport. the capacity increases from 60% and 65% to 80% and 85%. Capacity increases to 80% for ships without cabins and …

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Following outcry, Gov’t increases schedules in Athens public transport means

Greece’s Transport Ministry on Friday widely cancelled the summer holiday leave of workers at public transport means in Athens in order to increase the frequency of services and avoid the phenomena of overcrowding that have recently been observed.The decision follows also an outcry by passengers who complained about the reduced …

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TUI increases UK flights to Greece due to Spain quarantine

Tour operator TUI has extended the suspension of holidays to the Balearic Islands and Canary Islands for UK customers until August 4, and will increase flights to Greece and Turkey this weekend to enable more affected customers to switch their destinations. Britons were less inclined to consider Spanish destinations after …

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31 new coronavirus cases in Greece, total infections spike to 3,803

Greece’s health authorities announced 31new confirmed coronavirus cases with 7 of them detected among travelers to the country. Alert in Kozani, West Macedonia, and Attica as well as in a children’s summer camp in Halkidiki. According to the Health Ministry statement on Sunday evening, the total infections increased to 3,803 …

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