Any tangible expression of anger in Greece, however extreme it may be, is usually described with the more palatable term of “intervention.” Rather than calling a spade a spade, authorities are going for a more innocuous term.
The government and Greece’s creditors have agreed that the contract for the concession to the ETVA BIPE - Goldair consortium of a freight center on a 0.59-square kilometer plot at Thriasio, western Attica, owned by state railway property firm Gaiaose, will be approved in Parliament by next month.
The existing skills of the country’s human resources and enterprises’ requirements are separated by quite a distance, according to a study by recruitment company Adecco titled “Employability in Greece.”
Facing the risk of a big Boxing Day row that looked set to erupt due to plans by some retail chains in Greece to open the day after Christmas, Labor Minister Effie Achtsioglou hastened on Wednesday to introduce an obligatory holiday on December 26 for all enterprises that are usually closed on Sundays.
Nine officers were slightly injured on Thursday in clashes outside a police precinct in Ano Liosia, northern Athens, with dozens of members of the Roma community, who were protesting the death of a 62-year-man in custody.
Thursday's general strike, called last week by the country’s two main umbrella labor unions to protest ongoing austerity, will disrupt public transport as well as halting most government and state services.
It is difficult to care about our country and to put our faith in people in whom we do not have great confidence, in the hope that they will do their best for us all.
Eight in 10 Greeks are still struggling to make ends meet, despite the positive trend seen in economic indices, according to a survey released on Wednesday in Athens.
The drop in Greek bond yields and window dressing efforts in the approach to year-end contributed to a healthy rise in stock prices at Athinon Avenue on Wednesday.
Police arrested two people on Wednesday after a roller coaster accident at an amusement park in Aigio, western Greece.