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Greece expands range of investments for Golden Visa Program

A new draft bill prepared by the Economy and Development ministry will add intangible investments into Greece’s Golden Visa program for third country, that is non-EU, citizens. The draft law on harmonising Greek legislation with an EU directive on commercial secrecy includes a regulation aiming to improve and to add …

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Greece to soon extend Golden Visa program to other sectors than real estate

Greece’s plans to extend the Golden Visa Program are imminent also in other sectors than in real estate.  Enterprise Greece executive Grigoris Stergioulis revealed the sector that are included into a draft bill is  to be submitted to the Parliament. Sepaking to Athens news agency, Stergioulis said plans are to …

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Upgrade of 85 Greek F-16 to Viper starts, 1.1bn project

Τhe upgrading program for 85 F-16 fighter jets with the Block 70/72 Viper system will be formally launched on Monday, Lockheed Martin’s VP Business Development Initiatives in Europe Dennis Plessas said at a press conference in Thessaloniki. Revealing the time table of the upgrade, Plessas said that ” a great …

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Germany ordered a robot comment on Greece’s Bailout Program Exit

All Greece’s creditors added their spice and herb to the August 20 celebration sauce. Except Germany. Berlin chose to keep low profile and refrained from joining  the European fanfare. Instead, the master of the eurozone and the merciless judge and ruthless accountant came forward with a statement even the technocrat …

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Turkey’s economy won’t affect Greece’s Clean Exit, says FinMin Tsakalotos

The Greek government is watching closely developments in neighboring Turkey, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said in statements to news website newpost.gr on Tuesday, but they are not affecting Greece’s upcoming completion of the adjustment program on August 20. Tsakalotos’ full statement as posted on newpost. gr is as follows: “The …

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Greece’s Golden Visa program has offered 5,000 visas

The “Golden Visa” program offered to foreigners who invest in real estate worth more than 250,000 euros in the country is growing strongly, Elias Athanasiou, CEO in Enterprise Greece said last week. The Golden Visa program has been initiated since 2012. During the first years of operation, demand for visas …

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Chinese investors line up to take advantage of cheap Greek real estate

Chinese investors are lining up to take advantage of cheap real estate in Greece where prices hit bottom during the economic crisis. For Chinese buying property in Greece is of high interest due to the Golden Visa program that grants them a 5-year residence permit for them and their family. …

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Greece has completed all 88 prior actions, EU compliance report says

Greece has completed all prior actions needed to conclude the fourth and final review of the Greek programme, according to a compliance report posted by the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs on Wednesday. This opens up the path for approving the disbursement of the final tranche of loans …

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Greece to get up to 15 billion euros after third bailout, says German official

Greece will likely get up to 15 billion euros  from its euro zone allies for stabilization after its third bailout program ends in August, a senior German government official told Reuters on Tuesday. Euro zone finance ministers will discuss debt relief for Greece on Thursday to ensure the country can …

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Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall: Highlights of Athens visit (picts, videos)

The visit of Prince of Wales, Charles, and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, started with laying a wreath at the Monument of  the Unknown Soldier in front of the Greek Palriament in downtown Athens. The royal airplane had arrived in Athens at 2:54 Wednesday noon. After the wreath ceremony …

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Greece kicks off a $3.6bn program for renewable energy

Greece has come leaps and bounds from the economic crises that blighted it earlier this century. But as the country emerges from a previously austere bail-out economy, it seeks to re-position itself. In particular, funding is being allocated to renewable energy to draw in new investment from intrigued international investors. …

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“Eco program” to educate kindergarten & school children in Fur Production

An “ecological and education program about how fur is made” for kindergarten and elementary school children? If nothing else, Greece’s government has little to not at all knowledge about animal rights or the global debate about fur. Greek Education Ministry was forced to cancel this ambitious and criminal program not …

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Eurogroup towards a comprehensive agreement of Greece’s exit in June

“The goal is to have a comprehensive agreement for Greece’s exit from the programme at the Eurogroup meeting in June, Eurogroup President Mario Centeno said on Friday after an informal meeting of euro area finance ministers in Sofia. Speaking to reporters, the Eurogroup’s President said that the heads of the …

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Tsipras in symbolic Kastellorizo: “We don’t negotiate, we don’t trade a span of soil”

Kastellorizo 23 April 2010 and 17 April 2018: Eight years ago, it was Prime Minister Giorgos Papandreou who had chosen the remote island of Kastellorizo to announce that Greece had surrendered to the International Monetary Fund and the bailout agreements. On 17. April 2018, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chose again …

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Moscovici says “No more bailout agreement for Greece,” just post-program monitoring

“No more memoranda for Greece,” European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, Pierre Moscovici said in an interview with the European Progressive Forum. “Greece will become, in economic terms, a normal European country once again.” Moscovisi stressed adding however, that “Greece’s economic policies will be monitored through the …

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Visit program of Prince Charles & the Duchess to Athens and Crete

The final touches are being added to the program for the first official visit of Prince Charles and  Duchess of Cornwall Camilla to Athens and Heraklio, Crete, scheduled to take place on May 9th and 10th 2018. The first day of the visit is very busy and involves several joint …

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Eurogroup chief Centeno sees “enormous potential” in Greece, does’t exclude “possible debt relief measures”

“Greece has gone through a very long period of economic adjustment and is now preparing to stand on its own feet as the program is approaching its expiration in August,” Eurogroup President Mario Centeno told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) in an interview on Tuesday, noting he sees “enormous potential” …

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