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Taxi passenger limit suspended on New Year’s Eve and Jan 1

There will be no limit to the number of passengers allowed in a taxi for people visiting friends or family on New Year’s Eve December 31 and January 1, media report on Thursday. The exception to the rule of “one customer per taxi” over these two days refers to family …

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Greek banks raise limit for contactless card payments without PIN

The Hellenic Association of Banks announced on Thursday that the banks increase the limit for contactless payments with debit, credit cards and prepaid cards without using PIN. The limit is raised from 25 euros today to 50 euros. The measure will be implemented from Monday, March 30 until Sunday May …

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Greece lowers limit for cash transactions to 300 euros

Greece lowers the limit of cash transactions from 500 euro to 300. Purchases with a value above the new limit should be made exclusively through electronic payments. The new limit is thought as a measure to combat tax evasion. This is one of the measures of the draft tax bill …

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Santorini to impose cap on cruise ships to avoid overtourism

Picturesque Santorini with its spectacular scenery and sunsets has been struggling in the last few years with overtourism. Local authorities plan to cap the number of tourists mainly arriving via cruise ships. According to reports, Santorini will cap the number of daily arrivals at 8,000 as of begin of 2019. …

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Greece’s doctors react to limitation of scientific events sponsored by pharmaceutical companies

Doctors in Greece reacted to a decision by the National Drug Organization (EOF) that limits the number of congresses funded by pharmaceutical companies. A circular issued by EOF limits the number of scientific congresses and events sponsored by pharmaceutical companies down to 48 per year. The controversial circular states that …

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Germany significantly cuts back refugees’ family reunion from Greece

The German government has significantly cut back on family reunions for refugees arriving from Greece, local media reported. Germany has taken in over a million people and is facing “limited capacity.” German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has reduced the number of asylum-seeker family members allowed into the country from …

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