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Government to Submit Last Measures in Parliament on Thursday ; Vote on Sunday

The government will submit on Thursday at the relevant parliamentary committees a draft bill with the remaining prior actions and the contingency mechanism required for the conclusion of the first bailout review, the Conference of Parliament Presidents announced on Monday. The...

Gov't Sets to Work on Pending Issues: NPLs, Privatization, Contingency Measures

The government is already drafting the bill to close the remainder of open issues prior to Greece's program review before the next Eurogroup on May 24, said government sources following the cabinet meeting headed by leftist SYRIZA Prime Minister...

Greek Govt Votes in Favor of Tough Pension-Tax Reforms

Greek Parliament debated a set of tough economic pension and tax reforms on Saturday and Sunday. The 300-strong Parliament voted for the bill with 153 in favor, 143 against. Ruling leftist SYRIZA Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pointed to the hard work...

Lawyers' Strike to be Extended Until May 7

The Bar Association of Greece (DSA) has decided to extend their abstention from duty until May 7, when the plenary session of the directors of the Bar Αssociations around Greece will meet again. The Plenary Session estimates that the new bill,...

New 20 Euro Bill to Begin Circulating by the End of November

  A new 20 euro bill will hit the streets of the Eurozone member state on November 25. The new bill, which marks the first replacement of its kind since 2002, will be transparent when struck by sun light and the portrait...

Greek Parliament Enters Digital Era

Greece 's parliament will vote for the first time Monday night using an electronic system, with MPs issued personalized smart cards, state news agency ANA-MPA reports. The parliament's belated entry into the digital era will significantly cut down the time...

Exam-less Admission in Greek Universities For Greeks Living Abroad

On Friday, the Ministry of Education published the bill regarding the Greek Education abroad and the admission in the higher education and Institutes of Vocational Training (IEK). The admission in Universities (AEI) and Technological Educational Institutes (TEI) is really interesting. The...

Univeristies Against New Higher Education Law

The Polytechnic Schools of Athens and Crete postponed the beginning of September exams as meetings of the students’ unions will take place this week. The governing body of the University of Crete said that they will follow any legal...

Law Regarding Greek Higher Education to Be Voted on

Mutual agreement has been reached between the two biggest political parties PASOK and ND regarding the bill for Greek higher education, though deputies of the two have have asked for reforms to be made to the bill before...