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  1. Ion Dragoumis: In search of better Greeks

    July 31, 2020 marked the 100-year anniversary of the assassination of the Greek patriot, diplomat, politician and intellectual Ion Dragoumis.

  2. International investors should look at Greece to emerge from the post-Covid slump

    With Britain likely to be the hardest hit of the major economies by Covid-19 according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the outlook for UK growth is looking bleak. 

  3. Excuses to dodge dialogue

    Ankara’s behavior illustrates that it is not interested in an honest dialogue with Athens. The leaks concerning the exploratory talks pointed in that direction.

  4. Online cash registers to replace conventional ones

    Physical cash registers will soon become obsolete as the state is set to replace them with virtual cash registers (VCRs) that will not only inform the tax authorities of each transaction but will also forward receipts to consumers via email or text message.

  5. 152 new coronavirus infections confirmed, one death

    Greek health authorities said on Saturday they had confirmed 152 new coronavirus cases in the country the last 24 hours, of which 22 were reported at the country’s entry points.

  6. CSKA Moscow's Greek coach tests positive for coronavirus

    The Greek coach of Russian basketball giant CSKA Moscow Dimitris Itoudis has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to announcement by the team. 

  7. Program aimed at tourism and hospitality startups that want to innovate

    Startups in the travel and hospitality sector have until Thursday, August 13 to apply for the September-December leg of the Hotel Chamber’s CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator. Aimed at giving a boost to firms providing innovative applications and solutions to businesses in the broader field of travel and tourism, the initiative is organized with the support of Google and partnerships with Grant Thornton, NBG Business Seeds, Nelios and TUV Austria Hellas. Workshops, mentorships and visits to sector leaders are included. It is also competitive, rewarding the winning firm with 35,000 euros’ worth of support. [Reuters]

  8. Police arrest people smuggler in Thessaloniki

    Police in Thessaloniki said on Saturday that they arrested a 28-year-old man on people smuggling charges. 

  9. Police union hits back over Poros mayor comments

    The Union of Police Officers of Piraeus hit back on Saturday at remarks by the mayor of the island of Poros, Yiannis Dimitriadis, who claimed law enforcement officials had not done enough to ensure the public observed health safety rules to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

  10. Doctors in Patra pressed to issue exceptions from face masks

    Τhe Doctors Association of Patra in western Greece has reported that a growing number of people are requesting documents that would exempt them from the obligation of wearing a mask to contain the spread of the coronavirus. 

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