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Value Added Tax on fire: Crazy hikes in food & tourism

More than 40,000 food items are been sold with a poisonous 10% Value Added Tax hike as of today and expect to burden the average Greek household with at least 55 euro per month.Beef, coffee, tea, cocoa, spices, sugar, oils – except olive oil, ice-creams, chocolates, but also condoms and …

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UPD Athens Metro, Tram, Train work stoppage cancelled, Oct 15/2014

UPDATE The work stoppage has been cancelled! Workers at Athens metro, tram and urban train ISAP (HSAP) will launch a work stoppage on Wednesday, October 15th 2014. The work stoppage will begin at 12 o’ clock noon and will last until 4 pm.

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Athens: 24-h Taxi Strike on July 6, 2011

Taxi drivers will launch a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, protesting the opening of their ‘closed profession’. Greece lenders’ have asked the opening of closed professions in order to boost competitiveness.  In the  last decades taxi licences were very attractive and expensive, costing between  150,000 and 200,000 euro. 14,000 …

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