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Ancient Aqueduct of Athens Restored To Glory

The Greek government is supporting a plan to put the ancient aqueduct of Athens back into use with means of EU funding.

State-of-the-Art Water Pipeline Linking Aegina With Athens Vandalized

A new incident of vandalism in Greece, this time on water pipeline infrastructure, was made public on Tuesday. This time, the victims of what has become a curse in modern Greece were pipes belonging to a proposed drinking water pipeline,...

Athens Stock Exchange Plunges 15% After Brexit Announcement

The Athens stock exchange plunged 15% after the announcement of the British referendum results in favor of the Brexit on Friday morning. Greece's bourse followed the international downward trend caused by the Brexit. The Athens stock exchange, along with European...

Greek Govt VP Dragasakis: We Will Make Dialogue, Not Blackmail

"Since Sunday evening Greece is a country with its own proposals. We understand that the other countries also have their own suggestions, their own parliaments and we talk about dialogue, not mutual blackmailing," government Vice President Giannis Dragasakis underlined...

Possible Merger of Athens and Thessaloniki Water Utilities

Water utilities of the two largest cities in Greece may merge. Athens Water Supply & Sewage Co. (EYDAP) and Thessaloniki Water Supply & Sewage Co. (EYATH) may become one company after efforts for their privatization were halted by legal obstacles...

President of Greek Ecologists Arrested

The president of the Ecologists Party of Greece, Dimosthenis Vergis, was arrested on Monday morning in the area of Exarcheia in downtown Athens. Vergis was sentenced to 37 years and six months imprisonment without parole by the Three Member Criminal Court for...

Libération: Greece Selling to Lighten Debt

The French newspaper Libération published a double page spread dedicated to the privatization efforts by the Greek government that are implemented under the pressure of the troika and in the face of people’s indignation. “Greece is selling whatever it can...

Council of State Blocks Athens Water Privatization

Greece’s Supreme Administrative Court has blocked the planned privatization of the country's biggest state-owned water utility, Athens Water Supply and Sewage Company (EYDAP), on the grounds that such a decision could endanger public health. The government had decided earlier in the...

Jobless Greek Worker Loses Home

A father of two minor children from Kaminia, Athens, is losing his residence due to € 1,677 debt to the tax authorities. According to a report in Rizospastis, the father who is a metalworker has been  unemployed for the...

Water Utility CEO Named Privatization Chief

Moving quickly to fill the critical seat of the country's privatization board after its former chief quit following being charged with breach of duty as Chief Executive of the state utility PPC, the Greek government on March 11 named...