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Greek Culture Ministry Tables New Claim on Piraeus Port Privatization Project

Greece's Ministry of Culture is asking from the Ministry of Shipping to withdraw a building from the concession of Piraeus Port to China's Cosco, a Kathimerini report says. According to the newspaper, General Secretary of the Ministry of Culture Maria...

Athens Chinatown: Meet the Chinese Community of Greece (Full Documentary)

Although the Chinese started immigrating to Greece very late compared to other countries, today Athens is home the newest Chinatown in Europe. We visited the Chinese school, different businesses, and met with the many individuals in the Greek capital. Trying to...

Emirates in Discussions With MedCruise to Boost Cruises in the Mediterranean

Αirline company Emirates has been in discussions with MedCruise in order to boost the cruise industry in the Mediterranean as of 2018 with clients from Asia, according to the 111th MedCruise board meeting. Piraeus Port Organization (OLP) along with...

Cosco Announces Short and Long-Term Plans to Expand Port of Piraeus and Boost Tourism

On Monday the chairman of China's Cosco, Xu Lirong, made announcements that came as a welcome gesture to the tourism sector, according to Reuters. It was announced that there are plans that will be implemented both short-term and long-term, to extend...

Cosco Plans More Investments in Piraeus as It Gets Port Control

"We will continue the investments in Piraeus port" said Cosco's general director Wan Min on Wednesday at the opening of Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) session on the occasion of the transfer of 51 percent of Piraeus Port Authority (OLP)...

Cosco Sends Containers to Slovenia Due to Greek Railway Strike

Cosco has decided to transfer its containers to the port of Koper in Slovenia from Piraeus in order to deal with the Greek railway strikes. Since the tariffs for small feeder ships are currently at very low levels, the...

China and Greece Vow for Further Cooperation

China and Greece vowed on Tuesday to well implement the Piraeus Port project and make it an important part of the bilateral cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative. The pledge came as Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Greek...

Cosco to Invest Additional €500 Mln in Greece's Piraeus Port

Chinese giant Cosco is to invest an additional 500 million euros on developing Piraeus Port, as it was revealed during Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' visit to China. The Greek prime minister visited Cosco headquarters in Shangai on Tuesday where he...

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras Gets Symbolic Gift in China

Chinese leader Li Keqiang gave Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a bicycle as a gift on Tuesday. The present had symbolic value with Keqiang stating that bilateral relations are like a two-wheeled vehicle. "Our relations with China are like a...

Tsipras Points to COSCO Deal As a New Phase for Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras signed a deal with Chinese shipping giant COSCO on Monday in an effort to "help the country stand on its feet." Addressing a business forum in Beijing, Tsipras said that "we are sending a...